Wachau Valley Day Tour with Wine Tasting

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Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 18 August
Vienna

Highlights

  • Visit the town of Durnstein, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy a cruise along the Danube River from Spitz to Melk
  • Have lunch at a typical wine tavern (at your expense)
  • Tasting local wines at traditional vineyards
  • Experiencing a personalized, small-group tour

Description

Experience the stunning beauty of Wachau Valley and sample its white wines on a guided day trip from Vienna. Hop on a river cruise down the Danube from Spitz to Melk. Visit Melk Abbey and Weissenkirchen. Stop at a family-run tavern in Dürnstein to taste liqueurs, wines, and local delicacies. Start the trip from Vienna and travel in a van through narrow countryside roads into the heart of the Wachau Valley. Accompanied by your driver/guide, learn about wine-making and the fascinating history and culture of the region. Taste a variety of the valley’s dry and fruity whites and sample other local delicacies like apricot jams and liqueurs. In summer, take a boat ride on the Danube River from Spitz to Melk to soak up the beauty of the Wachau Valley. During winter, take a guided tour of the beautiful Melk Abbey. Once in Dürnstein, enjoy free time to explore the medieval town and its colorful architecture. Learn about the castle where Richard the Lionhearted was once held prisoner. Finally, visit a heuriger, a traditional family-run Austrian wine tavern, for wine tasting.

Includes

Return transport Live guide Private tour (if option booked) River cruise down the Danube River from Spitz to Melk (4/05/24 to 06/10/24) Guided tour of Melk Abbey (01/03/24 to 03/05/24) and (07/10/24 to 31/12/24) Wine tastings at all wineries Sampling of local specialties

Important Information

  • Tours operate in all weather conditions
  • There will be opportunities along the way for water bottle refills

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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