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Juni war Klima-Monat: Webinare zum Nachschauen

Immer montags zur Primetime organisierte die KLAR!-Region Wachau-Dunkelsteinerwald-Jauerling vier Webinare zu den Themen Acker und Humusaufbau, ökologische Waldbewirtschaftung, klimafitte Gärten und Klimawandelanpassung im Tourismus. Die Video-Aufzeichnungen und Zusatzinformationen sind nun online abrufbar.
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The Fourth Wall – Seekopf Lookout Tower

The Seekopf and the Hirschwand belong to the World Heritage Trail and together form a popular excursion destination that is highly rated by hikers. A lookout tower affords a phenomenal 360-degree view. The prior existing tower was already over 25 years old and was showing signs of rotting, so it had to be demolished for safety reasons. The association "Jankerlklub Rossatz" and the market municipality of Rossatz-Arnsdorf worked on the construction of a new tower in order to continue being able to offer the rewarding view of the Wachau.
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Schafbeweidung auf der Perchtoldsdorfer Heide als mögliches Vorbild für die Wachau? @ Welterbegemeinden Wachau

Wachauschaf - Grazing in conformity with nature conservation in the Wachau Valley and the Jauerling Nature Park

The association for the World Heritage Municipalities Wachau, province of Lower Austria/Nature Conservation department and Blühendes Österreich (Blooming Austria) have made it their goal to support an agricultural business in establishing an extensive sheep grazing regime in the Wachau Valley and in the Jauerling-Wachau Nature Park.
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Regional audio guide platform Wachau

There are already several audio guides in the Wachau which are offered by various platforms and operators. What has been missing so far is a collated presentation of all audio guides in the region. The offer will now be presented as a bundle and include a range of new audio guides.
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Aufwertung des Welterbesteigs ©Donau Niederösterreich/Robert Herbst

Further development of the World Heritage Trail Wachau in 2019

The World Heritage Trail is one of the leading tourist offerings in the Wachau. Thousands of people walk the hiking trail every year. Nevertheless, there is a lack of benches and other facilities. Path maintenance is also frequently problematic. The aim of this project is to help make the World Heritage Trail more attractive and raise awareness of the term "World Heritage" amongst the hikers.
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Attraktivierungsmaßnahmen außerhalb der Altstadt sind in Planung ©Michael Nader

Open space design for visitor guidance in Dürnstein

Dürnstein is currently faced with the problem of very large numbers of visitors flowing into the historic town centre at certain times. This causes considerable inconvenience for local residents. The aim is distribute visitor streams better with a plan for structural measures at and around car park P1.
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Wachauer Advent - eine Marke zur Bewerbung der gesamten Region ©Stift Göttweig/Markus Digruber

Wachau Advent 2019

The Wachau Advent has developed into a discrete tourist offering in the region in recent years. Starting in November, numerous cultural initiatives are offered as a way of stimulating the low season. To boost this development, additional measures will be taken.
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Besucherlenkung in der Altstadt Dürnstein ©Welterbegemeinden Wachau

Implementation measures for visitor guidance in Dürnstein

"Overtourism" is a buzzword that is often used in connection with Dürnstein. The historic town centre is one of the best-known sights of the Wachau World Heritage Site. However, the old town is absolutely overrun at certain times. Various measures on every level should help to avoid conflicts and ease the current situation.
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Touristische Strategieentwicklung in Spitz an der Donau ©Hans Ringhofer

Spitz strategy development 2019

The tourist infrastructure of the municipality Spitz at the Danube is very small in scale. Combined with demographic trends, the tourist offering has for some time now been experiencing stagnation and to some extent even decline. The project aims at producing a strategy and possible measures for future development.
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Zeitgeschichte sichtbar machen © Gregor Semrad

"A town has and endures history" – Development of information points for contemporary history in Krems

Krems-Stein, the idyllic twin town, is considered to be the "Gateway to the Wachau" and a pioneering model of monument management with World Heritage status. At the same time, however, the town’s more recent history – and above all its contemporary history – is marred by numerous dark spots.
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