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Cruises to Melk

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About Melk

Melk, a quiet city, is located on the Danube River, just off the scenic Wachau Valley in Austria. Like many of the ports in this region, Melk's history as a city harkens back centuries, and this is apparent in the town's architecture.

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DAY 1: Amsterdam

14 Night
Cruise to Melk

Leaving:
Amsterdam
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Avalon Waterways
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14 Night
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DAY 1: Amsterdam

14 Night
Cruise to Melk

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DAY 1: Amsterdam

17 Night
Cruise to Melk

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7 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Nuremberg
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14 Night
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10 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Budapest
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7 Night
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22 Night
Cruise to Melk

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7 Night
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14 Night
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14 Night
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7 Night
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17 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Prague
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10 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Prague
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7 Night
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Cruise Line:
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Why go to Melk?

Pros:

Visit stunning Melk Abbey, which was the inspiration for a famous novel

Cons:

This small port has uneven cobblestone streets that can make walking a challenge

Bottom Line:

Melk is a quiet, peaceful place full of history

Good to Know?

Be aware: Due to age, flooding and construction, Melk's cobblestone streets have taken a beating and may be dangerously uneven in patches.

Getting Around?

Don't be afraid to wander around on your own in Melk; it's a relatively small port, so it's difficult to get lost. One main path leads you into town from your ship, and a small town center with shops and a few eateries serves as the backdrop for your stroll.


Awards and Recognition

Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination

  • 2015 Top-Rated European River Destinations

Melk Cruise Reviews

SB6262
Sail Date: Jul 2018
The Melk Abbey was breathtaking! A must-see.... Read More
SoCal Retiree
Sail Date: Aug 2019
Great stop!... Read More
JoAw
Sail Date: Apr 2019
Lovely place with comprehensive tour of abbey. Stunning views and picturesque town. Coaches took us up to the abbey and we walked back through the town.... Read More
Quilter4$
Sail Date: Oct 2017
Melk Abbey is amazing!... Read More
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