Day Trips from Vienna

A full-day excursion, from Vienna reveals the exquisite beauty of the Wachau Valley. You'll travel through gorgeous Austrian countryside. The history and legends of this lovely part of Austria come to life as you wend your way past charming old villages, steep vineyards andmysterious castles. One such castle is the well- known Durnstein, where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned while waiting for his ransom to arrive from England. Then, you'll enjoy a boat ride down the Danube from Splitz to Melk, passing the heart of the Wachau Valley at the old wine town of Krems. To complete your superb day trip, you will visit Melk's magnificent Benedictine Abbey, a pearl of the Austrian Baroque style. FULL DAY EXCURSION (APPROX. 8 HRS) MELK ABBEY AND DANUBE VALLEY DAY TRIP Wachau Valley