This day trip takes you from Vienna to the Wachau, a picturesque valley along the Danube, known for its excellent wine. The area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you see many medieval castles, impressive monasteries and a breathtaking landscape.
Full-day Danube Valley and Melk Abbey tour from Vienna
Great-value tour includes hotel pick-up, entrance fees and round-trip transfer
On our comfortable bus from Vienna passing the small town of Krems you will travel to Dürnstein. Here you can see the ruins of ancient castle on a nearby hill. This is where the English King Richard the Lionheart was held captive. We continue to the village of Spitz on the Danube river. From here you will have an impressive boat trip on the Danube to Melk. The next highlight will be the guided tour through the magnificent Benedict Abbey.
Due to unpredictable events such as high or low water or delays during locks or bridges, a program and / or route change may become necessary.
The tour will be operated with a multi-lingual guide in English, Spanish and German. No tour during the Danube Valley marathon. Subject to changes.
Hotel pick-up from Vienna central hotels (postcodes 1010 to 1090), if the hotel name is listed (pick-up from apartments is not possible)
Boat trip on the Danube to Melk
Admission fee to the Melk Abbey
Transport by air-conditioned coach or van with professional driver-guide
Food and drinks
Hotel drop-off. Tour ends at the Vienna State Opera, Albertinaplatz
Tour departs from Tourist Info at Albertina Platz, A-1010 Vienna. Please come latest 5 minutes before the tour departure to the 7Travel agency official and tell your name
Hotel pick-up is possible from Vienna central hotels only (postcodes 1010 to 1090). Please inform us about your hotel name and address till 03:00 p.m. a day before the tour. Pickup from apartments is not possible
Hotel drop-off is not included
End of this regular tour is at the Vienna State Opera, Albertinaplatz
Exact pickup time depends on how the driver collects others on the way. Make sure that you are ready and waiting at the hotel reception area at 7:15 a.m. We cannot give you an exact time for the pickup because it will depend on how the driver collects others on the way. That is why please don´t worry and wait from 07:15 a.m. till 08:00 a.m. We will not forget you. However, in case you are not there the driver cannot wait for you longer than 5 minutes
Depending on the group size the tours will be done by minivan with a driver-guide or by bus with a licensed guide