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Melk Abbey and Danube Valley Day Trip from Vienna provided by Vienna Sightseeing Tours Wiener Rundfahrten GmbH & Co.KG

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Melk Abbey and Danube Valley Day Trip from Vienna

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Overview
Austria’s Danube Valley is known for its stunning landscapes and UNESCO World Heritage Site status, and it’s a popular choice for a day trip from Vienna. This tour takes in all the highlights, including a guided tour of Melk Abbey, a boat cruise along the Danube River or a meal (summer), and a trip to see views along the Wachau Valley.
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You'll start at
Operngasse 8
Operngasse 8, 1010 Wien, AustriaMeeting point is 15-10 minutes before departure in front of the Opera Fountain at the Vienna State Opera. Take the lines U1 (red), U2 (purple) or U4 (green) to station "Karlsplatz". Follow the exit "Oper" and walk left along the Vienna State Opera to get to Operngasse.
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    Wein & Wachau
    Stop: 9 hours -
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  • 2
    DDSG Blue Danube Schiffahrt GmbH
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Melk Abbey
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Operngasse 8
Operngasse 8, 1010 Wien, AustriaMeeting point is 15-10 minutes before departure in front of the Opera Fountain at the Vienna State Opera. Take the lines U1 (red), U2 (purple) or U4 (green) to station "Karlsplatz". Follow the exit "Oper" and walk left along the Vienna State Opera to get to Operngasse.
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Highlights
  • Magnificent views along the Danube River on a boat cruise (seasonal)
  • Guided visit to Melk Abbey: Learn the Benedictine monastery’s history
  • Discover the UNESCO-listed landscapes of the Wachau Valley
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from Vienna by comfortable coach
What to Expect
Arrive at the central Vienna meeting point for a morning departure. Travel to the Danube Valley aboard a comfortable coach and follow the Danube River into the countryside filled with dense woodlands and rolling vineyards. In the UNESCO-listed Wachau Valley, listen as your guide points out historic landmarks, such as the medieval castle of Durnstein Castle and riverside towns, like the wine village of Krems. Board a boat in Spitz for a Danube River cruise, taking in dramatic views while gliding downstream to Melk. Between November and April the boat cruise is replaced by a meal in a local restaurant. Browse the shops in Melk village before boarding the coach for the return journey to Vienna.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Operngasse 8, 1010 Wien, Austria
Duration
8h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bus trip in a modern coach from Vienna to the Danube Valley
  • Lunch & walking tour through Krems or Dürnstein (winter)
  • Boat tour (summer)
  • Entry/Admission - DDSG Blue Danube Schiffahrt GmbH
  • Entry/Admission - Melk Abbey
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks (summer)
  • Boat ride (winter)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Due to weather conditions the boat trip can only take place between 13.4. - 27.10.2020. As an alternative free lunch is provided on these dates. The same applies if the boat trip has to be cancelled due to high water or other nature reasons.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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margaretc007
Bethesda, Maryland
1035283
Picturesque
We were lucky: the weather was perfect - cool and sunny. Our guide was excellent. I enjoyed the stops we made
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Gareth S
Grimsby, United Kingdom
4313
Could be easily Improved
Firstly as part of the Vienna pass it's worth using, the routes are good and the information for me personally was
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Cheryl L
Daresbury, United Kingdom
15361
Could be better
Good points, clean bus and service was on time. The drivers were friendly and the routes get you around the city.
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K Wong
140
Very Small Town
Very small town with very little attraction and very little things to do. A few hours should be well more than
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Denitsa K
Sofia, Bulgaria
30
Will try something else next time
Bought a ticket online and had some difficulties finding out where to get the bus for the first time. Nice safe of
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Footprints718152
50
Wauw, wat een tijdmachine
This is a must. Do not leave Vienna without....Are you the third man. Vienna is a magnificent city, lots of grand
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iantobedfordUK
357
Best way to see Vienna in a couple of days
Used these buses - 4 different routes over 2 days. Loads to see, buses were clean, good audio and view out to
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Aiona S
41
Must See Salzburg Lovely Place in Austria
Salzburg, is such a lovely place to visit in Austria. No matter which season; there is always something happening.
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TWPF100
Carlow, Ireland
18985
Poor information leads to poor value
I booked this tour online as it seemed good value, a large variation of stops and more importantly a guided
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Tully G
50
my day trip
I took a day trip from Bratislava to Vienna with a few stops along the way. My driver picked me up from my Airbnb
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