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3.5 / 5.0
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By Cruise Critic Staff

Port of 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.

About Melk


Pro

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

Con

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

Bottom Line

Melk is a quiet, peaceful place full of history


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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.