We organised this wonderful trip via the tourist information centre in Wien which is a really great place for day trips. We also organised going to Hungry but that is another story!!
The Wachau is the stretch of narrow valley between Melk and Krems through which the Danube flows.
We went to the Opera House and caught the bus to Krems where the boat departed down the Danube and it was a fantastic voyage through the Vienna woods. I took heaps of photos but have only put in a few to give you an idea of what to expect. The scenery was awe inspiring and as I say if you are in Vienna it is a must. The river was very full when we travelled in middle of June 2013.
Once at Melk and entering the monastery church is was just breath taking and the amount of work gone into the inside beggers belief. I was left without words and that is really saying something!! The Library has some of the oldest books in all of Austria -no photos of course but something you need to experience. We also went in to the Stiftsrestaruant Melk and had coffee, soup and Crispy roast pork knuckle and it was beautiful. I must admit that it was also very windy and quite cool, but not too bad.
On the way back we caught the bus and again different views of the countryside was very beautiful. So very glad we did this trip.
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