Vienna: Wachau, Melk Abbey, and Danube Valleys Tour

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Enjoy a bus and boat tour of the Wachau and Danube Valleys from Vienna. Admire scenic views, learn about the Blue Danube's imperial history, and upgrade for a visit to the Benedictine Abbey of Melk.


  • Take a romantic boat cruise on the Blue Danube, only in summer
  • Visit the enchanting Abbey of Melk (part of the all inclusive package)
  • Experience the scenic beauty of the Wachau and Danube Valleys
  • Melk
  • Visit of Krems/Dürnstein depending on the season


Experience a romantic sightseeing tour by bus and boat from Vienna, introducing you to the beauty of the Wachau and Danube Valleys in Lower Austria. Visit the Benedictine Abbey of Melk with a guide (which is part of the all inclusive package). If you prefer to skip the Melk Abbey admission in summer, then please choose the basic option. Check each option for further details. Explore the River Danube as it flows around picturesque villages and steep vineyards. Pass by many ancient castles testify to the former importance of the river. One of these is the ruins of Dürnstein Castle, where, according to legend, Richard the Lionheart was kept imprisoned, and was eventually freed by his faithful minstrel Blondel. Then take a romantic boat trip along the legendary Danube only in summer. In the old city of Krems, go to the heart of the Wachau wine-growing region, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site for its architectural and agricultural history. Then, follow your guide to the Danube River town of Melk. Visit the Benedictine Abbey of Melk (part of the all inclusive package), one of Austria's most famous Baroque buildings and its cultural and spiritual center.


Round-trip bus tour from Vienna to Danube Valley Guide Boat trip (in summer) Visit to Melk Abbey (if option selected) Visit of Krems/Dürnstein (depending on the season)

Important Information

  • The boat trip on the Danube takes place on dates between between March 30 and November 3. Summer period: 30.03-03.11 Winter period: 24.11-22.03 The basic version of the Danube Valley day trip includes Melk Abbey in winter, but without the boat. In summer you can enjoy the trip with boat, but without Melk Abbey.

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