Pilger im Weingarten, © Weinviertel Tourismus / Lahofer

The Way of St. James in the Weinviertel region

Pilgrimage in the Weinviertel region: 153 km from Drasenhofen to Krems

Faster, higher, farther - this motto does not apply to the Weinviertel region. Here, the hilly landscape sets the pace - well synchronised and finely dosed. The people in the Weinviertel region capitalise composure above everything else. Thus, one could almost assume that the Weinviertel region was made specifically for pilgrims.

On a length of 153 km, the Way of St. James in the Weinviertel region leads from Drasenhofen all the way to Krems an der Donau. Because of this, the Way of St. James in the Weinviertel region has been a part of the international pilgrimage movement since its inauguration in 2010.

153 km of searching for a successful and purposeful life

Starting in Drasenhofen, the Way of St. James in the Weinviertel region leads to Poysdorf, Austria's wine city and via Mistelbach, the pilgrims reach the Weinviertel region's highest point, Mount Buschberg. At Mount Michelberg, one can experience pretty insights, while the speciality district wine shop provides great views of the fertile wine growing landscape. The proximity to Krems lets the spirits fly high, for here, after a 6-day pilgrimage, the first stage comes to an end. Also, the city serves as a connection point to the Way of St. James Göttweig-Melk.

Pure pilgrimage pleasure

The vastness of the landscape and the picturesque vineyards and cellar alleys make the Way of St. James in the Weinviertel region a special experience - in every season. Dive into a the Weinviertel region's pleasurable composure - let yourself be enchanted by the calm of the region and the beauty of the landscape and strengthen yourself with a glass of wine or a typical Heurigenjause (light meal served in the traditional wine bars) after an exhausting day of pilgrimage.