Hotel Garni Donauhof
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... most prestigious high school s in Austria, which has 925 students, and is an additional source of revenue for the abbey. The 500,000 annual visitors to the abbey also produce substantial revenue for the abbey, along with its sale of books, wine, apricot liqueur, and other items in their large gift shop.
The abbey was established under the order of St. Benedict, and the primary philosophy of the Benedictine monks can ...
... Melk, enjoying the sunshine coming back. Bliss. We joined in Melk, and apparently the French couple didn't make it either because they stopped in one of the many gardens with terrace, luring cyclotourists away from the track and onto their comfy chairs, offering them local schnapps and beer... We had a quick snack in Melk, enjoying the view on the abbey, and off we went for the last 40km of this day. The scenery changed for the better, and apricot fields, vineyards, ...
... nice little villages along the way you could really plan to stop at a tavern along the way for lunch and a beer of course. There are plenty of photo opportunities as well. I would recommend this ride either way depending on what way your cruise is travelling and if having known more would have even tried the ferry crossing as well across the Danube since the bike trails are on both sides of the river. ...
Off to Artstetten in the afternoon - Franz Ferdinand's home - he wot got murdered in Sarajevo and caused the first world war.
this place is of great interest to the Austrians, but it was a Little under sold! Unfortunately we do stately homes so well in UK, other people's efforts often feel a bit below par!
sorry no photos, it was torrential rain!
Afterwards we set off home - or so I thought, but no, a Diversion to the Wachau, the wine Region ...
... Experience at Pension Stockingerhof
The few eating establishments near our pension were closed on Mondays or open only at lunch time. We made our way out of the historic part of Dürnstein to the worst dinner experience of our trip.
Pension Weingut Stockingerhof looked like a typical pension cum restaurant and we went inside happy that they were open. The menu appeared reasonably priced for the area and more than a ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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