The wine-growing municipality is located on the left bank of the Danube in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region of Wachau. The cadastral communities are Gut am Steg, Schwallenbach, Spitz and Vießling. The origin of Spitz dates back to the beginning of the 9th century. The area of Spitz was mentioned in documents as early as 830, when King Louis the German (806-876) confirmed the donation of the village of "Wahowa" by Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) to the Niederaltaich Monastery in Bavaria. The community is arranged in a large arc around the cone-shaped Burgberg, which is planted with vines and has the vineyard of the same name. A sub-vineyard of this is the Tausendeimerberg. Other vineyards are Almenreith, Amtsgarten, Auleithen, Axpoint (Subriede Hochrain), Baumgartenthal, Brandstatt, Donaugarten, Fluiding, Gasslreith, Point - Gut am Steg, Setzberg (Subrieden Fischkasten, Landstallen), Hartberg, Mühlgraben, Offenberg, Pluris, Singerriedel, Spitzer Birn, Spitzer Point, Steinborz, Tannen, Vogelleithen and Zornberg.