No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Jagdhof Lackenhof am Otscher
Travel Blogs from Lackenhof am Otscher
... small towns. Today was spent in Melk and visiting the Melk abbey. It's one of the most famous and visited cultural sites in Austria. Incredible. Ric*************heart was imprisoned here during the times of the Crusades. Since 1089 it was a Benedictine monastery. They are still active in the parishes and a school is run from part of the monastery. Opulent doesn't really describe the place. Gold gold and more gold. So much for the poorly ...
Bit of a sleep in this morning, no tour until 10am which was to the Abbey at Melk. Melk has a population of approx 5000 and the Abbey was built on the hill overlooking the town.the site was originally a castle and some of the stones were used in the abbey's construction. The temp is only supposed to be about 15C. The sky looked to be clearing, but came over cloudy and windy just before we left for the abbey. The abbey was enormous and still functions as an abbey, with ...
... while I loaded up the bikes. Was missing my hat, so back to get the key, up a flight of stairs and there it was on the hat rack behind the door. We had both failed to check behind the door. Will remember to do that check in the morning.
Off we went, down the cobblestones - much easier than coming up yesterday. It was raining only very lightly so we made our way down to the ferry. The rain bucketed down as the ferry arrived at the dock. ...
... coffee was particularly good.
Annette went up to pay as I was still on my coffee. The baker started up a conversation with me and we had a great chat about travel, Australia, Austria and his bakery. By time time, Annette had paid, unlocked the bikes and was waiting - yes, impatiently out the front of the cafe. We had 10 mins before our tram up the mountain was due to leave. Scoffed down my coffee, thanked the staff and ...
... a song. Then as you entered the cellars, it became almost like an art museum with metal sculptures, a laser show, and a weird interactive musical exhibit that changed songs and instruments as you touched different lights. However, all along the way, there was a lesson on an audio device on winemaking and with an emphasis on the soil and grapes.
And yes, at the end, you tasted wine. It was a great visit. Afterwards we went to one ...