Day Trip to Danube Valley

This day trip takes you from Vienna to the Wachau, a picturesque valley along the Danube. Visit Melk Abbey and enjoy a wonderful day with us

Highlights

  • Lunch in winter 07.11.2018 - 12.04.2019 (drinks excluded)
  • Boat ride in summer only 13.04. - 27.10.2019
  • Beautiful landscape and UNESCO World Heritage Danube Valley
  • Guided tour of Melk Abbey (admission included)

Included

  • bus trip in a modern coach from Vienna to the Danube Valley
  • lunch & walking tour through Krems or Dürnstein (in winter * 07.11.2018 - 12.04.2019)
  • boat tour in summer (only from 13.04. - 27.10.2019)
  • entrance and guided tour at Melk Abbey

Excluded

  • Drinks
  • In winter boat ride
  • In summer lunch in a restaurant

Essential Information

Due to unpredictable events such as high or low water or delays during locks or bridges, a program and / or route change may become necessary.

Languages: German, English, Spanish
This tour is guided in max. 3 languages.

Duration

8.5 hours

Itinerary

This day trip takes you from Vienna to the Wachau, a picturesque valley along the Danube, known for its excellent wine. The area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you see many medieval castles, impressive monasteries and a breathtaking landscape.

Bus tour Vienna - Danube Valley

On our comfortable bus, you travel from Vienna to Krems, a pretty town on the banks of the Danube river. We continue on our tour and pass Dürnstein. Here you can see the ruins of Dürnstein castle on a nearby hill. This is where the English King Richard the Lionheart was held captive. A highlight is the guided tour through the Melk Abbey and a boat ride in summer or the lunch in the restaurant " Hotel zum schwarzen Bären" in winter.

After this enjoyable day trip, we take you back from the Danube Valley to the Vienna State Opera.

Starting point

Operngasse 8
1010 Wien

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Apr 16 2019
 
We felt disappointed bg the bus compoent, when fellow travellers who spoke a different language constantly talked over the commentary, so much so that we used headphones on the return to Vienna to stop this. Having visited similar small towns in Austria and Germany, we got little out of the stop in Durnstein, time that would have been better spent on the tour boat. The visit to the Melk Abbey was good, but again, further explanation would have been useful as we only stumbled on being able to visit other parts of the complex before our tour commenced. Finally, it is disrepectful by others to turn up late to the bus when we all made it there well before we had to, sitting and waiting for them. The rule should be, like catching any other form of public transportation, that if you're late, you miss it!
Mar 31 2019
 
The guide was great and he speak very clearely
Mar 10 2019
 
Should have talked more in English than Spanish, but very knowledgable courteous and professional guide!
Dec 27 2018
 
De abdij was geldig en de gids legde alles goed uit en nam de tijd om eventuele vragen van ons te beantwoorden.
Dec 27 2018
 
on time and stick to schedule. Well done!
Dec 27 2018
 
Perdí un día dentro de un bus. Deberían ofrecer solo ir al monasterio. La primera parada en un pueblo donde no hay nada, la segunda para el almuerzo que fue pésimo y la última que si vale la pena es el monasterio. No lo recomiendo
Nov 13 2018
 
see my response above xxxxx
Oct 25 2018
 
Tour guide really was only an ******. He provided minimal information.
Oct 15 2018
 
With Vienna Sightseeing, we had a good time for visiting Danube Valley.
Oct 05 2018
 
Most interesting and a truly beautiful day to cruise up the Danube
Oct 01 2018
 
Very good value for the money
Sep 27 2018
 
The cruise was too long, lasting around 3,5 hours, there was also not enough time for lunch. Otherwise the scenery was nice,
Sep 05 2018
 
Refer to previous comment
Aug 28 2018
 
Excellent tour. Claudia was a very good guide, knowledgeable, and frequently commenting on one thing afer another. The driver was excellent. The area was well chosen and interesting.
Aug 20 2018
 
It was OK, nice and interesting.
Aug 11 2018
 
Great tour! Excellent guide!
Aug 08 2018
 
It is really worth choosing day trip to Danube Valley.
Jul 29 2018
 
纯玩团,超棒!导游讲解也很详细。集合地也很容易就能找到。
Jul 17 2018
 
Worthwhile to see the countryside outside Vienna
Jul 14 2018
 
Wonderful trip! Great tour guide