The Kamp is a circa 50 km long river which runs from north to south and enters the Danube east of Krems. It winds its way through primary rock formations which were formed 250 million years ago; grape vines have been cultivated on their, often terraced hillsides for well 2000 years. Today grapes are grown on 3.907 hectares vineyard area. The picturesque valley with its many small wine villages such as Schönberg, Zöbing, Lengenfeld, Gobelsburg, Kammern oder Straß benefits, even on very hot summer days, from cool, spicy airstreams flowing down from the cooler Weinviertel. The famous wine town Langenlois with its futuristic “Loisium” is the centre of the region.