Durnstein (Krems) Durnstein Castle (Kuenringer Castle) Excursion Reviews

The imposing Durnstein Castle is a sight hard to miss if you're on a Danube River cruise, and the draw to reach it shouldn't be ignored. If you can handle the steep hike up from town, you'll be rewarded with absolutely gorgeous views.
Durnstein is a wonderfully scenic village.
Durnstein is a wonderfully scenic village. The hike to the castle was somewhat strenuous but worth it!
Durnstein is a wonderfully scenic village. The hike to the castle was somewhat strenuous but worth it! Read Less
Sail Date June 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Crystal River Cruises
Storybook village, beautiful castle ruins, hillsides covered in vineyards.
Storybook village, beautiful castle ruins, hillsides covered in vineyards. Beautiful.
Storybook village, beautiful castle ruins, hillsides covered in vineyards. Beautiful. Read Less
Sail Date August 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Walked up- mainly a ruin, great view, uneven ground and 20-30 minutes from the village.
Walked up- mainly a ruin, great view, uneven ground and 20-30 minutes from the village. Take water in heat! village is small but lovely.
Walked up- mainly a ruin, great view, uneven ground and 20-30 minutes from the village. Take water in heat! village is small but lovely. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Emerald Waterways
Nothing much to see.
Nothing much to see. Castle is reconstructed and can only view exterior.
Nothing much to see. Castle is reconstructed and can only view exterior. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Loved the hike to the top of the castle ruins.
Loved the hike to the top of the castle ruins.
Loved the hike to the top of the castle ruins. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
Very informative and totally interesting.
Very informative and totally interesting. The count actually gave the tour.
Very informative and totally interesting. The count actually gave the tour. Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider:
Only problem for us was that it was very hot and a steep climb up to the castle.
Only problem for us was that it was very hot and a steep climb up to the castle. We had to take it slow climbing up and had to take quite a few stops on the way. Made it in the end though!
Only problem for us was that it was very hot and a steep climb up to the castle. We had to take it slow climbing up and had to take quite a few stops on the way. Made it in the end though! Read Less
Sail Date May 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Emerald Waterways
Fun bike ride along the river from the port to the charming village if Durnstein.
Fun bike ride along the river from the port to the charming village if Durnstein. Then returned biking through the vineyards in Wachau Valley
Fun bike ride along the river from the port to the charming village if Durnstein. Then returned biking through the vineyards in Wachau Valley Read Less
Sail Date April 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
included walking tour was long but intersting
included walking tour was long but intersting
included walking tour was long but intersting Read Less
Sail Date October 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
We went on our own to Kuenringer Castle and had an absolute blast exploring the ruins on our own.
We went on our own to Kuenringer Castle and had an absolute blast exploring the ruins on our own. It was a rather dreary day but once we got to the castle we didn't even notice the weather. It was great to get to touch and feel
We went on our own to Kuenringer Castle and had an absolute blast exploring the ruins on our own. It was a rather dreary day but once we got to the castle we didn't even notice the weather. It was great to get to touch and feel history. Read Less
Sail Date April 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Interesting view of one of many castles that line the river
Interesting view of one of many castles that line the river
Interesting view of one of many castles that line the river Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises