Austria’s is known for its stunning landscapes, especially in Danube Valley. Enjoy full day tour with safe and convenient transfers with English-speaking driver. Discover the most beautiful places of Lower Austria: Krems, Spitz, Dürnstein and Melk in One Day!

  • Experience romantic boat cruise with gorgeous views along Danube River (seasonal)
  • Admire the scenic beauty of the Wachau and Danube Valleys
  • Visit Melk Abbey and find out fascinating history of Benedictine Monks with guide
  • See hidden ancient Castle like Aggstein and Hinterhaus Castle 
  • Explore multiple villages, meet their history and enjoy comfortable car-transfers between them

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  • 9 hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • Car Transport with boat cruise
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Travel to the Wachau Valley and Melk Abbey from Vienna. See picturesque Wachau and Danube Valleys starting with pick-up at your accommodation in Vienna by comfortable car and follow the Danube River into the countryside filled with dense woodlands and rolling vineyards. Admire stunning landscapes and UNESCO World Heritage Site status, and enjoy full day trip from Vienna.


The Wachau Valley and Melk Abbey from Vienna

As the Wachau region is full of fabulous places and hidden gems. We want to show you as much as possible! Sightsee each different village on your own and discover beautiful sights. Firstly stop in Krems where all looks like time has stopped. Atmosphere among narrow alleys and colourful tenements with cafeteries is just adorable! Walk through Krems Old Town and see Steinertor, Rathaus and Gozzoburg Krems.

Danube River had important role as a trade and traffic route. Here you can admire multiple ancient castles. See ancient ruins of Dürnstein Castle. According to legend, Richard the Lionheart was kept imprisoned, and was eventually freed by his faithful minstrel Blondel. Further you will visit Spitz. There you will experience fantastic boat cruise to reach Melk (possible from May to October). During this boat you will see wild Austrian landscapes and have relaxing moment like never before. Otherwise you can go for walk to see ruins of Hinterhaus Castle dated for XI century. Therefore you will see from the top some prime views of Lower Austria.

Melk Abbey is one of the biggest and most beautiful European Baroque Ensembles and it’s located on top of the hill. Walk around and explore the Abbey Park with the baroque garden pavillion. Marvel at exceptional architecture from outside and step inside where guide will lead you through Abbey Museum, the Marble Hall, balcony, library and church with amazing chapels and decorations. After all walk around village and see hidden local gem – Parish Church of Assumption of Mary as peaceful place with nice decorations. No worries about return, sit back and relax, the driver will drop you off to your hotel in Vienna.

  • Private Full Day trip to Wachau and Danube Valleys region 
  • Sightseeing of Krems, Spitz, Dürnstein and Melk 
  • Entrance fee to Melk Abbey
  • 1-hour of guided walking tour in chosen language
  • Boat trip along the Danube River (only in summer)
  • Private transport with pick up and drop off service in Vienna
  • Professional English-German speaking driver
  • Table reservation at local restaurant in Melk
  • Meals and drinks at local restaurant

The tour selected is a VIP tour. You will be picked up by us from the hotel.
You will provide the hotel address in payment process.
Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information
  • Boat trip is seasonal, so it can only take place between May and October. 
  • In basic trips: You sightsee each city and sights on your own with instructions from your polite private driver. Only in Melk Abbey we provide you the guide with live commentary.
  • In fully guided tours: You have guide service whole the time.
  • The table reservation at local restaurant in Melk is optional. You can use it to avoid struggles with finding proper restaurant without crowds inside.