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Address: Kirchenplatz 5, Melk 3390, Austria
Phone Number: +43 2752 54987
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$121.76*
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Private Tour: Wachau Valley Tour, Melk Abbey Visit and Wine Tastings from Vienna
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$79.74*
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Melk Abbey and Danube Valley Day Trip from Vienna

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visit the village of Durchinstein whilst visiting melks abbey

Durchinstein is asmall village on the bank along the side of the Danube.there is chapel with the graves of world two soldiers and a smaller chapel with the bones and skulls of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Durchinstein is asmall village on the bank along the side of the Danube.there is chapel with the graves of world two soldiers and a smaller chapel with the bones and skulls of the enermy soldiers. the chapel is named after st michael. the views from this tiny village is a wow factor. i was on a private tour and was... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

After visiting the abbey, took a short walk to the town (main pedestrian shopping area). Wife and i found the area very charming with restaurants and shops. Area is not large and can easily be walked within an hour. We stopped by a store that hand makes coffee and tea pots and cups. Makes for a nice souvenir from the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We walked around the town early one morning and it was very quiet and very few tourist. Got busier later on. The town is lovely with pplentiful bars, cafes, restaurants, hotels, apartments etc. The retail shops had wonderful ways of displaying their goods but the clothing looked on the expensive side. Some bargains on sale. Lovely just to relax before... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

After visiting the Melk Abbey, we opted to walk through Melk on our way back to the ship instead of taking the bus back. It was a very nice village w/ shops and cafes(though I thought the clothing shops were extremely expensive for such a small village) - given that it was still early in the day, it was not... More 

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Markham, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2015

I bought two bottles of wine here at their recommendation. One of the bottles had a cork that totally crumbled. The wine was "off'. I assume that the wine was stored vertically. The other wine was good. I got no response from them after 2 emails. Very unsatisfactory.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

This review is rather long but necessarily so. We purchased Combitickets from the OBB counter at Wien Westbahnhof. This ticket was good for the train ride from Vienna to Melk, entrance into the Melk Abby, a boat ride from Melk to Krems, and an open ended train ride back to Vienna from Krems. All of this for 51 euros, what... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2015

The Wachau Valley is an excellent trip for all tourists to Vienna. Just an hour outside of the city the region is filled with beautiful views, and vineyards galore. Stop at one, or two of them and sample the native wine.

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Southport, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We've seen a lot of wine tegions, and this one is the best! Just do it, go everywhere and take your time. Even better if you can speak a bit of German!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

My wife and I were in Melk as the first stop on our "Sommertraume Wachau" overnight trip, which includes taking the train from Vienna, touring the Abbey in Melk, then boarding a cruise ship for the ride past all the Wachau towns to Krems, and then a train ride from Krems back to Vienna. When we arrived in Melk on... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

We visited September 17 with a group from our Viking River cruise. We decided to walk the town after our tour of the abbey. I found my Birkenstock footwear in 15 minutes at our 1st stop at Leopoldinger store. Good priced clothing and footwear. My tag along made me shop every store returning 2 hours later. I had a nice... More 

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