Göttweig Abbey, situated on the Göttweig Mountain, is – because of its location – sometimes called the Austrian Montecassino. The Monastery sits on a hill 449 m above sea level in the Dunkelsteiner Forest south oft the city of Krems, on the eastern edge of the world-famous Danube Valley called the Wachau. Togehter with the Wachau, Göttweig was in 2001 placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Due to its premises and the enjoyable surroundings Göttweig Abbey has proved to be the perfect place for the European Forum Wachau.   > zur deutschen Version

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