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Cruises to Melk

Melk (Photo:Borisb17/Shutterstock)
Melk (Photo:Borisb17/Shutterstock)

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: Paris

17 Night
Cruise to Melk

Leaving:
Paris
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Emerald Waterways
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DAY 1: Budapest

14 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Budapest
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DAY 1: Bucharest

15 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Bucharest
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DAY 1: Budapest

7 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Budapest
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14 Night
Cruise to Melk

Leaving:
Amsterdam
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Cologne, Rudesheim ...
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Emerald Waterways
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14 Night
Cruise to Melk

Leaving:
Remich
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Trier, Bernkastel ...
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Cruise Line:
Avalon Waterways
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7 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Budapest
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7 Night
Cruise to Melk

Leaving:
Munich
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Passau, Cesky Krumlov ...
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Emerald Waterways
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7 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Nuremberg
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Regensburg, Passau ...
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Avalon Waterways
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17 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Paris
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17 Night
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Amsterdam
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17 Night
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Amsterdam
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17 Night
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20 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Paris
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15 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Bucharest
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Giurgiu, Veliko Tarnovo ...
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15 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Nuremberg
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Regensburg, Passau ...
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10 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Budapest
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Emerald Waterways
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10 Night
Cruise to Melk

Leaving:
Prague
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Nuremberg, Regensburg ...
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10 Night
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17 Night
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Prague
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Budapest, Bratislava ...
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10 Night
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10 Night
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7 Night
Cruise to Melk

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Nuremberg
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14 Night
Cruise to Melk

Leaving:
Amsterdam
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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

Avalon Vista
SB6262
Sail Date: Jul 2018
The Melk Abbey was breathtaking! A must-see.... Read More
Emerald Dawn
SoCal Retiree
Sail Date: Aug 2019
Great stop!... Read More
Viking Vili
Quilter4$
Sail Date: Oct 2017
Melk Abbey is amazing!... Read More
Emerald Destiny
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
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