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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
 
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
 
Private Danube Valley Tour from Vienna
"The gorgeous Danube Valley is one of our country's true gems and is always worth a visit. Take a side-trip from Vienna to discover Austria's wine country quaint towns and medieval villages and to visit the world-famous Melk Abbey. Depart from your hotel in Vienna in a chauffeur-driven private limousine or minivan. For your safety and comfort you are driven by a professional chauffeur and guided by a se where the English King Richard the Lionheart was held prisoner in the 12th century. Your guide shows you the highlights including the town hall the medieval courtyards the rustic wine taverns and the abbey of St. Augustine with its famous blue tower. If you like take a short hike up to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart suffered back in the day. Don’t miss your opportunity to sample the locally made apricot marmalade and the delicious apricot schnapps. Further up the Danube
From EUR925.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Melk

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...
balhannah
May 06, 2014

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...
balhannah
May 06, 2014

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...
balhannah
Aug 02, 2012

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...
balhannah
Aug 02, 2012

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...
balhannah
Aug 02, 2012

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...
balhannah
Aug 02, 2012
 
 
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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...
balhannah
Aug 02, 2012

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...
balhannah
Aug 02, 2012

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...
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WStat
Jul 05, 2008

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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Ekaterinburg
Dec 28, 2006

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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Ekaterinburg
Dec 21, 2006

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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Ekaterinburg
Dec 21, 2006

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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Ekaterinburg
Dec 21, 2006

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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Fam.Rauca
Feb 22, 2006

Top Hotels in Melk

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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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Top Things to Do in Melk

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Melk Abbey

The Large and Imposing Abbey of Melk can be seen for several kilometers around the vicinity and since we only had a short pit stop at the outskirts of the town, I could only take pictures of the Abbey...
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socrates_07

"Wonderful Melk"
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Fam.Rauca

"Melk, a small town at the Danube Valley"
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Ekaterinburg

"St Colman and Melk - The Irish Connection"
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balhannah

"MELK"
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Mikebb

"Melk & its Famous Abbey"
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