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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

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Gardens Melk Abbey

Our entry to Melk Abbey was through the gardens, the photo shows our entry point. The gardens were excellent and set the tone for what the Abbey would deliver.The garden also provides opportunity to...
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MELK ABBEY PARK & GARDEN PAVILION

Time for me to see the gardenThe abbey park was designed as a baroque park in 1750 and in 1822 the majority was replanted as an English landscape garden. The area never used to be open to the public,...
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MELK ABBEY - THE CHURCH

From the library we walk to the Abbey church with its twin onion-domed towers and high cupola.Another wow! Look at this!Wonderful baroque architecture, extravagant decoration, brilliant gold leaf and...
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MELK ABBEY - THE LIBRARY

On entering the Library I found it was another wow! incredible! This Library which consists of 12 rooms, is housed in a baroque building that matches the Marble Hall. Inside are richly gilded...
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MELK ABBEY - THE WEST TERRACE

Out of the Marble room we come, and into the invigorating fresh air!We are now at the West Terrace, where there are wonderful views of the town of Melk. I could see the Church and the lines of...
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MELK ABBEY - EMPEROR'S CORRIDOR

Time now to walk up the steps of the "Emperor's Stairway." Look up, look down, look around, there already is statues and scrolls!This took us to the Emperor's Corridor which stretched for-ever! No...
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MELK ABBEY - PRELATES COURT

We no sooner passed through one archway, and we are now about to pass through another.More impressive architecture and in this court, is a Bastion built in 1718. Interestingly, the garden has been...
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ENTRANCE TO THE ABBEY

Now we are on the bottom level and walking past well tended, trimmed hedges and gardens on one side, and the Abbey Restaurant on the other side.The Entrance way is painted in yellow, as is the whole...
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MELK ABBEY - ENTRY VIEWS

Out of the car, we now walk past the many buses to where there are great views of the town of Melk. Stop here for a look, because the view is great!There are two ways to reach the lower level, which...
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The Library

I really looked forward to this, as I am a big lover of Books---The main room with all the books is really magnificent and very aproachable--I have been to Libraries around the world where you had to...
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Walking through Melk Town

If, like us, you are docked on the Danube, and you get a bus ride up to the Abbey and Library, if you have the choice and the time, you should definitely walk back to your ship through Melk proper. Of...
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Stift Melk / Melk Benedictine Abbey

We had hired a car and guide to take us to some towns away from Vienna for the day, and this is one of the places he brought us to. It's certainly impressive enough and more or less defines the style,...
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Danube bicycle ride , Day 5- Melk/Traismauer

Today an interesting day, partly with a ferry from Melk to Spitz through perhaps the most beautiful part of the Danube valley, the Wachau. Total distance about 64 km, 15 km with the ferry and 49 km...
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The Galleries or Cloisters

These long, elegant corridors, half open to the air, are lined with doors which seem to hide a world of secrets - until one opens to allow a monk or priest to make his way to the end - to another...
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"St Colman and Melk - The Irish Connection"
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