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Stage 23 begins at Steinernes Kreuz, among several small _heurige_ (wine taverns).
You’ll find even more of them along Stammersdorfer Kellergasse, which is a short detour from the Rundumadum route on Krottenhofgasse.
This quieter, shady street too has more taverns and guesthouses along it, but not as many.
The scenery is quite idyllic, with tree-lined lanes and vineyards on either side. The city is nearby, though, and you’ll soon enter a more urban environment with a great variety of shops and accommodations.
The street Mühlweg avoids the busiest part of town, instead going through a residential area and past a small park with a playground, then meets the Marchfeld Canal and the greenery that surrounds it. The stage ends at Strebersdorf train station, but you can skip the turn to that station if continuing on Stage 24.
This, the final stage of the Rundumadum, continues to cross the Danube.
Following the canal, it enters an urban wetland and forest area where you’re likely to spot a diversity of bird life.
Next, it takes a paved road crossing over the autobahn and comes to the shore of the Danube, in a grassy park with excellent views across to Kahlenberg. After some time strolling in this park, you’ll cross the New Danube on Jedlese bridge to reach Danube Island, with more green lawns and views over the water.
The city draws nearer, and the stage nears its end, as you cross the river once more and go beneath the autobahn overpass.
A pedestrian bridge goes over the Danube Canal, and you’ll then trace this waterway beneath many road bridges before finally reaching the train station at Nussdorf.
This is the start of Stage 1, and thus the Rundumadum completes its loop “all the way around” Vienna. Sources: https://www.wien.gv.at/umwelt/wald/freizeit/wandern/rundumadum/etappe23.html https://www.wien.gv.at/umwelt/wald/freizeit/wandern/rundumadum/etappe24.html