Travel Blogs from Melk, Austria

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Beaten by broken shoes and head winds, Melk, Austria travel blog

Beaten by broken shoes and head winds

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... top of our planned 50.  3 campsites were closed.  Headwind continued to pound us.  67 miles we finally made it to Melk.  We decided that was it for one day and treated ourselves to meal out.  Grand Pizza followed by Apple Strudel, ...

Vienna, I'm almost there!!, Melk, Austria travel blog

Vienna, I'm almost there!!

A travel blog entry by eddyakko

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 This is my last day biking down the Danube. Tonight while we sleep our boat will travel from Melk to Vienna, and when we awake we will look out on St Stephens. Today was cloudy and warm, the rain didn't catch us until we were back on ...

Melk, Wine Tasting, and the past few days, Melk, Austria travel blog

Melk, Wine Tasting, and the past few days

A travel blog entry by rbailer

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... trip to Melk, a town about an hours drive up the Danube from Vienna. The trip had 3 parts. We first went to a Monastery in Melk called Mount Abbey. This monastery is on top of a large hill and overlooks the Danube, as well as the town of Melk. Please see ...

More rain, Dürnstein/ Melk , Austria travel blog

More rain

A travel blog entry by bobdebstrat

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We  cruised to the town of Durnstein, Austria after leaving Vienna about midnight last night.  Another cool and very rainy day.  We set off on a walking tour....our view being mostly of other umbrellas!! The ruins on the hill are where ...

The Glory of God, Melk, Austria travel blog

The Glory of God

A travel blog entry by bwells

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For our first excursion the school took us all to Melk, Austria to take a look and have Mass at Melk Abbey. We began with a tour of the museum part which contained many relics from throughout all of church history, including a relic of the True Cross. We ...

Wachau Valley, Melk, Austria travel blog

Wachau Valley

A travel blog entry by holdfast

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... with tourists because they were selling T shirts at the souvenir shop that said on the front "there are no kangaroos in Austria" we thought this quite funny. We also were shown a small fortress on a hill where Richard the Lionhearted was imprisoned for ...

Austria, Melk, Austria travel blog

Austria

A travel blog entry by pathenger

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... has been for more than 900 years) It is definitely worth the stop .. abbey,church and gardens are beautiful.  The journey from Melk to Vienna is one of the most scenic on the Danube river. Every passenger was on deck as we left Melk ...

Following the Danube, Saltzburg, Wels, Linz, Mauthausen, Melk, Krems, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Following the Danube

A travel blog entry by jnewcomb

... where I will be heading next. The big guns.. Dom and its intricate mouldings High street where Mozart was born Austria's lake district 29 July, Friday Start point: Salzburg End point: Altmunster, Near Gmunden, Lake Traunsee ...

Melk, Melk, Austria travel blog

Melk

A travel blog entry by laine

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Jul 06, 2013, Melk, Austria travel blog

Jul 06, 2013

A travel blog entry by ionutromania

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Melk Abbey, Melk, Austria travel blog

Melk Abbey

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... of the abbey was completed in 1996, to commemorate the 1000th year anniversary of the first reference to a country named Österreich (Austria). As I did, you may ask, how does a monastery fund a 22 million Euro restoration project? Well, partly thanks to ...

Baroque Beauty, Melk, Austria travel blog

Baroque Beauty

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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Today we woke up in Melk, Austria.  Again the weather was foggy/cloudyl somewhat warmer but still very damp.  We were only in Melk for half a day and there was no time to shop but wait until tonight, more on that later.  Our visit to Melk ...

The Dessert Cities, Melk, Austria travel blog

The Dessert Cities

A travel blog entry by hachbach

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... get our barrings and know what we all wanted to see.  On Wednesday Amy and I spent her last day here sightseeing around Melk and Krems, which always make me think of dessert.  These 2 cute towns west of Vienna are apparently very popular with ...

Trip to Melk Abbey, Melk, Austria travel blog

Trip to Melk Abbey

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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... back to the hotel.  We could barely crawl up the stairs to our room and collapsed after we got inside! View from the town.   Courtyard   Enjoy the pictures. Melk is somewhere on here... Actually it is by Durnstein. ...

Beautiful countryside, Melk, Austria travel blog

Beautiful countryside

A travel blog entry by tucsonjohn

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... terraced slopes of the mountains rising on both sides of the river. There have been vineyards here since Roman times. When we arrived at Melk, the Captain announced that due to low water (20 cm below keel) there would be a change in plans. While we are ...

The Heat Is On, Melk, Austria travel blog

The Heat Is On

A travel blog entry by mr_mozam

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Following breakfast we toured the town of Durnstein in Austria on our way to Melk. Durnstein's claim to fame is that King Richard of England was held captive in its castle in 1164 after he personally insulted the King of Austria. The Austrian's captured ...

Melk, Melk, Austria travel blog

Melk

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Nous sommes maintenant a Melk ou se situe le Stift Melk, une abbaye du 11 eme siecle, qui occupe 17500 metres carre et dont une des facades fait 1115 metres! Perchee sur une colline c'est impressionnant, mais comme il est tard malheureusement c'est ...

Melk cruise stop, Melk, Austria travel blog

Melk cruise stop

A travel blog entry by robselclark

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A town population of 5,000 near the end of the Wachau Valley. The 10th© home of the Babenberg family, the original rulers of ...

Donauradweg: Persenbeug to Melk 30 km, Melk, Austria travel blog

Donauradweg: Persenbeug to Melk 30 km

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... .   It took us past age-old historic homes, the House on the Rock and the Oldest Postal building in Austria, in the Old Town of Melk before a short stop at the waterfront where we were told that 1700 ships dock every year. In high season sometimes 3 ...

Melk, Melk, Austria travel blog

Melk

A travel blog entry by corr

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This part of the trip was really nice. We went off the trail and visited the Benedictine Abbey which had spectacular views. The biking is still pretty flat so no ...

Wachau Valley and Melk  - Abbey & Town, Melk, Austria travel blog

Wachau Valley and Melk - Abbey & Town

A travel blog entry by aliceandmac

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... bit cold and because we are going through the gorge it is very windy.  About lunch time we arrived in a little place called Melk.  It has a very old monastry there and after lunch were driven up the hill to visit this beautiful place.  Once ...

Still Cruising...., Melk, Austria travel blog

Still Cruising....

A travel blog entry by glees99

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Hi again Still cruising on the Danube and we started in Melk this morning. Just docked in Krems another pretty town on the river. The cruise so far has been great, lots to see, lots to do and lots of nice people. Of course the majority are Americans and ...

Visiting the Austrian Countryside, Melk, Austria travel blog

Visiting the Austrian Countryside

A travel blog entry by theflipside

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... ;We decided to get out of Vienna for a day and see the countryside.  We hopped on a morning train to the town of Melk.  Besides a sleepy little Austrian town, Melk is most famous for its Abbey.  The Abbey was founded in 1089 and has been ...

Wachau Region  (Melk and Danube Valley), Melk, Austria travel blog

Wachau Region (Melk and Danube Valley)

A travel blog entry by davidcarder

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The last place we have stayed in was a farm in a region called Wachau. One day  mum said we are going on a huge drive around the region.  I said "Mum can I stayon the farm with the bunnies?" but mum said “No you have to come with the ...

Melk, the abbey is the main attraction, Melk, Austria travel blog

Melk, the abbey is the main attraction

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... today are contemporary backdrops for the collections of the abbey.  Mozart is said to have performed here. Please visit the blog Melk, The Baroque abbey built in the 18th century on November 14, 2013.   These photos were taken in November of ...

Melk, Melk, Austria travel blog

Melk

A travel blog entry by cinnamongirl13

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... and around Melk was so thick you could barely see 10 feet in front of you, which was rather disappointing since the highlight of Melk is the imposing 900 year old Benedictine Abbey that sits on the hill overlooking the town. We were able to journey up to ...

MELK, Baroque abbey built in the 18th century, Melk, Austria travel blog

MELK, Baroque abbey built in the 18th century

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... . . . . . . . . Nov 15, Fri: MELK is now a Benedictine monastery, but it has been the spiritual and cultural center of Austria for over 1,000 years.  The abbey was founded in 1089 when Leopold II gave one of his castles to Benedictine monks, and the ...

Gein to Melk, Melk, Austria travel blog

Gein to Melk

A travel blog entry by olwenjohn

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... on to Recherché for lunch ,.passed 4wooden flat bottom canoes with about 8 to 10 people on each boat (we saw them again at Melk ) Our boat passed us heading for Melk 2 locks to go through,we got there before they did . Got into Melk and did a tour ...

Got Melk?, Melk, Austria travel blog

Got Melk?

A travel blog entry by jkloewen

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... go on and off any train within a 24hr period, we went past Vienna (our final destination for today) to the little town of Melk Austria. In Melk we hiked up to a 900 year old monestary that is still being used today. We took a guided tour of the monestary ...

Church Day - Melk, Melk, Austria travel blog

Church Day - Melk

A travel blog entry by teamschmidt

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... up quite right, and we had learned in Bern we don't want to rush ourselves through side trips.) So we got off the train in Melk, stashed our backpacks in a locker, and started to climb the hill up to the Melk Abby. The sun was really hot at this point, ...

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