Melk Abbey

Local nameStift Melk
LocationMelk, Austria

Melk Abbey is a Benedictine abbey above the town of Melk, Lower Austria, Austria, on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Danube river, adjoining the Wachau valley. The abbey contains the tomb of Saint Coloman of Stockerau and the remains of several members of the House of Babenberg, Austria's first ruling dynasty.

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Melk Abbey and Danube Valley Day Trip from Vienna from 91 USD

Opening hours

Nov - Mar (only guided visits)*
Apr - Oct: daily 9 am - 5:30 pm
(Last admission at 5 pm.)

Guided tours:
*Nov - Mar: 11 am, 2 pm
Apr - Oct: daily 10:55 am, 2:55 pm

Guided tour must be booked in advance.
Tours in German, English, Italian and French.


Visit with/without a guide:
Adults: €13/€11
Students: €8/€6
Family: €26/€22

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +43 2752 555 0

Address 1 Abt-Berthold-Dietmayr-Str, 3390, Melk, AT

Coordinates 48°13'42.399" N 15°19'53.616" E

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