Hotel Zum Goldenen Engel
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47kms.... AM- Today's journey along the Danube took us through the Wachau (pronounced Wa how) valley between Melk and Krems. This area is famous for its white wine production, vines are grown on the north slopes of the river where they receive full sun over summer. Very steep slopes, stony ground & lots of terracing needed to grow the vines. …
Had a lovely stroll around the lovely village of Durnstein so much prettier than Vienna and just as I imagined it to be. It was so nice to sit up the front of the boat after our little stroll and watch the world go by And we saw some nudists on the banks of the river having a picnic plenty of bare behinds. We had a light lunch in ...
... on his bike!! Into Melk & up steep cobblestone narrow streets to the Melk Abbey, there were hundreds of tourists up there from buses and river cruise boats. Went on a guided English speaking tour of the Abbey, it's huge with over 500 rooms, is a working school with 900 students (co-ed) and has 30 monks. PM - Had lunch there then spent several hours wandering around the beautiful gardens, ...
... quickly. Our trip started with an hour bike ride to the city of Krems where we grabbed our bikes for the day. My bike, Anastasia, had a malfunctioning bell which I quickly discovered as we conquered some cobblestone on our way out of town. Our first stop was a winery called Domane Wachau. It is kind of like a wine co-op, farmers in the area all contribute their grapes and share the facilities. The Wachau valley is very interesting as it is ...
This morning we woke up on the Danube River in front of Melk Abbey. A bus took us up to Abbey and we had a young tour guide who had been to school there. The Abbey has been in existence since the 11th century and it has been a school for about 800 years. Today it has 900 co-ed students in secondary school (age 10-18) and their tuition is 80 Euros per month. The Abbey church is another example of Italian baroque style. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Zum Goldenen Engel Krems
A first class hotel and very well located close to the city centre. Very friendly staff, beautiful room and the best breakfast ever!
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