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Private Tour of Melk Hallstatt and Salzburg from Vienna
"We will take you on a private ride to the West of Austria to the famous lake district. With a first stop at a Benedictine abbey above the town of Melk Lower Austria which is on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Danube river adjoining the Wachau valley.The abbey contains the tomb of Saint Coloman of Stockerau and the remains of several members of the House of Babenberg Austria's first ruling dynasty. Your driver will take you to the top of Abbey where you will have a great view of the town Melk nearby gardens and the famous abbey.We will then continue further into the Lake district and drive through beautiful towns like Bad Ischl and take a stop in the picturesque village of Hallstatt which is known for its production of salt dating back to prehistoric times
From EUR649.00
 
Private Sightseeing Transfer from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov via Durnstein - Melk and Rosenberg castle
"Our driver will pick up you at 9:00 AM - recommended (or anytime you wish) at your hotel / port / private address and will travel through Durnstein a little town in the wine region of the extensive Danube valley called Wachau. The whole Wachau valley is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site (optional wine tasting tour). On the way we can visit the famous abbey of Melk then pass through historic Linz and right through to Czech republic. Another stop on the way could be a little village Rožmberk with a beautiful castle (optional castle visit) and then on to Český Krumlov to your hotel. Free time at all stops ( complimen"""Enjoy private sightseeing transfer between Vienna and Český Krumlov via Durnstein (a little town in the wine region of the extensive Danube valley called Wachau) Melk (famous baroque abbey) and Rožmberk (little town with a beautiful castle)"title=Highlights&1=Private+sightseeing+transfer+from+Vienna+to+Cesky+Krumlov&2=Have+four+hours+total+to+make+optional+visits+along+the+route+between+Vienna+and+Cesky+Krumlov&3=Visit+the+Melk+Abbey+or+RoEmberk+Castle+%28optional%29&4=Join+a+wine+tasti
From EUR335.00
 
Salzburg Day Trip from Vienna
"You will be picked up at your central located adress in Vienna. between 6.45am and 7.15am from your hotel in Vienna. On the way you will be passing Wachau the Danube Valley with it's beautiful landscapes also world famous for its wines as well as for the imprisonment of King Richard and the Benedictine Monastery of Melk. Stop on the highway for breakfast (not included) at Ansfelden or similar place. Exit highway for Salzkammergut beside the overwhelming landscape with lakes and mountains it is the alpine scenery of ""Sound of Music"". You will arrive in Salzburg around noon.You will then enjoy a city walk visiting the most important sights like Mozarteum  Getreidegasse
From EUR119.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Melk

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ST. MICHAEL'S ON THE DANUBE

We crossed over the river at Melk, and drove alongside the Danube passing by many little villages. on our way towards Vienna.We had to make a stop at St. Michaels, a fortified Gothic Church, which has...
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VISIT MARIA TAFERL

Maria Taferl is only 16kms from Melk. If you have the time, do make the trip here as the views and the Basilica are wonderful.Maria Taferl is the most important pilgrimage site in Lower Austria, and...
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OLD MONASTERY & CALVARY BARRACKS

From across the other side of the Danube river, we could see a couple of large yellow building's. Wondering what they were, we found one was once a monastery with an adjacent hospital, and other were...
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SCHLOSS PERSENBEUG

This magnificent Castle sits upon a cliff overlooking the Danube River. What a view!The first historical mention of the castle can be found in 907. Over the centuries, the castle changed hands many...
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YBBS AN DER DONAU

Located 25kms from Melk and on the same side of the Danube River, is the town of Ybbs an der Donau.It has an old town, so some interesting buildings to see.One of them, was the WINE TOLL, one of the...
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THE STORY OF THE CHURCH FRESCOES

I took photo's of the Maria Taferl Basilica frescoes, at the time thinking they were "different!"It wasn't until I returned home, that I learnt there is a story being told in the frescoes, so now I...
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OTHER THINGS TO DO AT MARIA TAFERL

There are a few more things to do at the Basilica and surrounds.One is to visit the Treasury if open when you are there.The treasury is painted in the style of Folk Baroque, including frescoes on the...
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MARIA TAFERL BASILICA

The Basilica in Maria Taferl, is the second most important place of pilgrimage in Austria.It is believed that the church stands on a site formerly used as a place of worship by the Celts, and in the...
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Melk concentration camp memorial

there is a memorial at the site of the former Nazi-concentration camp. Its address is:Gedenkstätte Melk, Schießstadtweg, opening hours Thu-Sun 10am-2pm, or call Mrs Blak, +43 (2752) 51888.There are 2...
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The Wachau Valley

Technically I think the Wachau Valley extends for about 30 kms between Krems and Melk. Driving through this area was a big thrill for me as it was the first proper glimpse I'd had of the Austrian...
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Not Quite the Haus Auf Dem Stein

The Stein Haus, the square but tower-shaped house built on the rock was the other building I wanted to see in downtown Melk. This proved even more problematic than the Altar Brodlaten until at...
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Searching for the Altar Brotladen

I had seen pictures of this building on several VT pages and thought it was very quaint. Also, the name 'Altar Brotladen' seemed quirky and interesting to me and I really wanted to see it. It's on a...
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Downtown.......

After several hours in the monastery it was a relief to go down the cobbled hill and find oneself right in the heart of Melk. This is a pictureque little town, probably quite typical of the region,...
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The train station of Melk

The railway station of Melk is a very important destination, for the tourists that come, to Melk by train.The building is placed, on the street, with which same name: Bahnhofstrasse (The Railway...
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Linzer Strasse 1, Melk, Danube Valley, 3390, Austria
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Am Wachberg 3, Melk, Danube Valley, 3390, Austria
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Hauptplatz 1, Melk, Danube Valley, Austria
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Sterngasse 17, Melk, Danube Valley, 89073, Austria
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Wienerstrasse 30, Melk, 3390, Austria
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Abt-Karl Strasse 42, Melk, A - 3390, Austria
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Things to Do Near Melk

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Golling Waterfall / Gollinger Wasserfall

Here at Golling waterfall the river Salzach falls 75 metres down in 2 steps. Only 3 kilometres outside Golling, it can easily be reached. From the parking it only takes about 10 minutes to reach the...
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"Wonderful Melk"
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"Melk, a small town at the Danube Valley"
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"St Colman and Melk - The Irish Connection"
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"MELK"
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"Melk & its Famous Abbey"
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