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“austrian town”(3 reviews)
“wachau valley”(8 reviews)
“melk abbey”(7 reviews)
Kirchenplatz 5, Melk 3390, Austria
+43 2752 54987
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Sleepy and elegant under its huge abbey, which seems to police the Danube, the town of Melk offers a pleasant stop and is a handy springboard for the beautiful Wachau Valley. We used this stop during our trip between Hallstatt and Vienna. Melk is just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tk3232
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

The fog burns off by noon on foggy fall mornings. If you are nearby a must see. Stop at Melk Abbey too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank billpizzaiolo
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place to walk especially after completing the Abby tour. There are shops and restaurants galore nestled inside of the villages quaint old architecture. On previous visits to Melk, we have stayed in town overnight and enjoyed the quiet and quaint atmosphere that the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank RobertSofSC
Reviewed 6 July 2018

What is bad about a place where you can sit down, get wonderful service, eat great food, have a good beer, and people watch. Melk is one of our favorite cities on the Danube.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Senioronabudget
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Beautiful area. Charming small cities. People were friendly and so helpful. Would highly recommend touring this area

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank bgkmrus4
Reviewed 3 May 2018

What a delight to stroll down and see the shops, restaurants, bars and cafes all kept in “tip top” condition. They really have protected this area of the town well and it truly is a lovely place. In the end, it is what you make...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TJA950
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The river cruises offer great photo opportunistic, and great views of the small villages and towns. Stops at Melk and further upstream offer shopping opportunities. Well worth the time and expense. Highly recommend. The guided tours are wonderful with well known and not so well...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Mlarsen880
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The Wachau Valley was beautiful, peaceful and scenic. We travelled along the Danube between Melk and Vienna downstream with views of castles, ruins, towns and story book lands.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sillysull
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Took a boat ride to speck and back. About 1.5 hours. Pretty. Ate lunch on board too. Def recommend. Hot day we went and last minute. Saw castles and vineyards on the way

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 1mom2004
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Took this tour through Vienna Sightseeing after realising it would be difficult to do ourselves, getting connections and transport to/from the Abbey and the ferry with long and uphill walks required. The Wachau Valley is of course beautiful and peaceful. We travelled along the Danube...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John C
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22 August 2018|
Response from TJA950 | Reviewed this property |
See the reviews and pictures - yes there is a delightful shopping area.