Projekte

Welterbe Volunteers Klimacamp

Die Volunteers sind wieder los! Zwölf motivierte Menschen aus sieben unterschiedlichen Ländern pflegten wertvolle Lebensräume. Der Fokus in den zwei Welterberegionen Wachau und Oberes Mittelrheintal lag dieses Jahr auf den Folgen des Klimawandels.
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Weltkulturerbe Wachau erleben

Im Anschluss an das Bewusstseinsbildungsprojekt zum 20-Jahr-Jubiläum des UNESCO-Weltkulturerbestatus der Wachau ist ein weiteres Projekt ins Leben gerufen worden, um auch den SchülerInnen der UNESCO-Schulen die Möglichkeit zu geben, ihre Region und speziell die Besonderheiten des UNESCO-Welterbes Wachau hautnah zu erleben.
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Macht euer Erinnerungsfoto mit der Fotobox © Josef Salomon/Wachaufoto

Laufende Infos zur Welterbe-Tour zum 20-jährigen Jubiläum

20 Jahre Weltkulturerbe Wachau und das wird in allen Welterbegemeinden gefeiert.
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© Christian Jansky

Wachau Zones: Spitz

Building in a World Heritage site is a topical issue. Historic settlement areas often present difficult challenges for municipalities and owners. With the help of the Wachau Zones, development plans are elaborated which simplify dealing with historic buildings in line with World Heritage requirements.
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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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20 years of the Wachau World Heritage Site

Unique cultural landscape between Melk and Krems Dry stone walls, terraced vineyards, apricot orchards, dry grasslands, the free-flowing Danube, ...
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Presenting the women of the Wachau-Dunkelsteinerwald region

Young women living in rural areas overwhelmingly underestimate their personal opportunities for the future compared to those living in urban areas. This is resulting in a brain-drain of well-educated women. This project is intended to highlight how modern and diverse the situation for women can be in rural areas and what opportunities for the future are on offer in the Wachau-Dunkelsteinerwald region.
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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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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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Eine einheitliche Strategie zur baulichen Entwicklung der Wachau soll erarbeitet werden. ©Welterbegemeinden Wachau

Dialogue on the mission statement for culturally relevant construction in the UNESCO Wachau World Heritage Site

Citizens asked for their opinions. In June 2019, within the scope of a public civic dialogue, the citizens of the Wachau were able to talk to experts about their wishes and suggestions as the basis for the future management of building development in the Wachau World Heritage Site.
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