Things to see and do - Spitz
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Spitz Travel guide
Spitz : Michelin's recommendations
Visitors crossing the Wachau would hardly suspect the presence of the little town of Spitz, hidden behind a curtain of fruit trees and lying at the foot of terraced vineyards. Only the squat shape of the church rises above the roofs, while the ruins of Hinterhaus Castle stand out from the wooded mountain slope. Spitz has retained old arcaded houses, with balconies. The Schlossgasse leading to the 17C castle is one of its most picturesque streets.
Tourist attractions Spitz : Things to see and do
Kirchenplatz 12 A - 3620 Spitz
This 15C Gothic building has a most elegant chancel, with reticulated vaulting, that is out of line with the nave. The organ loft is adorned with statues of Christ and his apostles (about 1420). The altarpiece (1799) by Martin Johann Schmidt or "..
A - 3620 Spitz
This fortified Gothic church, on the north bank of the Danube, was finished in about 1500 but dates back to the 10C, and is thus one of the oldest parish churches in the Danube valley. The Renaissance bell tower pinnacle was built in 1544 after a fir..