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Vienna: Melk Abbey, Wachau, Danube Valley Private Trip

Vienna: Melk Abbey, Wachau, Danube Valley Private Trip

From US$ 422.60 per person

Discover the most beautiful places and landscapes of Lower Austria with a trip to Krems, Spitz, Dürnstein, and Melk with a full-day private transfer.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Polish
Pickup included
From your hotel or accommodation in Vienna. Please be ready 10 minutes before the scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience a romantic boat cruise with gorgeous views along Danube River
  • Admire the scenic beauty of the Wachau and Danube Valleys
  • Visit Melk Abbey and find out fascinating history about the Benedictine Monks
  • See the hidden, ancient Castles like Aggstein and Hinterhaus Castle
  • Explore multiple villages and discover their history
Full description

Travel in comfort to the picturesque Wachau and Danube Valleys following the Danube River into the countryside filled with dense woodlands and rolling vineyards. Admire stunning landscapes and UNESCO World Heritage Site status, enjoying a full-day trip from Vienna. Explore fabulous places and hidden gems along the way. Sightsee each different village on your own and discover beautiful sights. Stop in Krems where all looks like time has frozen. Walk through Krems Old Town and see Steinertor, Rathaus, and Gozzoburg Krems. See ancient ruins of Dürnstein Castle. According to legend, Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned, and eventually freed by his faithful minstrel Blondel. Get to the Spitz and experience a fantastic boat cruise to reach Melk. See wild Austrian landscapes while relaxing. Walk to the ruins of Hinterhaus Castle dated from the XI century, with some prime views of Lower Austria from the top. Walk around and explore the beautiful Abbey Park with the baroque garden Pavillion. Marvel at exceptional architecture from outside and step inside the Abbey Museum, the Marble Hall, balcony, library, and church with amazing chapels and decorations. Stroll around the village and see the hidden local gem of Parish Church of Assumption of Mary, a peaceful place with nice decorations. No worries about return, sit back and relax, the driver will drop you off at your hotel in Vienna.

Includes
  • Sightseeing of Krems, Spitz, Dürnstein, and Melk
  • Entrance fee to Melk Abbey
  • 1-hour guided walking tour in the chosen language
  • Boat trip along the Danube River (only in summer)
  • All-day guide onboard service (in fully guided options)
  • Private pickup and drop-off
  • English-German speaking driver
  • Table reservation at a local restaurant in Melk
  • Meals and drinks at local restaurant
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information
  • Boat trip is seasonal, so it can only take place between May and October
  • In basic trips: You sightsee each city and sights on your own with instructions from your driver. Only in Melk Abbey, you will have a guide.
  • The table reservation at a local restaurant in Melk is optional. You can use it to avoid struggles with finding a proper restaurant without crowds inside
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