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Danube Cruise – Melk to Krems

May 30, 2010 – Melk, Austria On our last day in Melk, we take a romantic Danube river cruise on board the MS Wachau (named after this picturesque river valley where Melk and Krems are located).  The boat cruise lasts about 90 minutes and takes…


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Melk Abbey

May 29, 2010 – Melk, Austria Melk’s newly restored Baroque abbey beams proudly over the Danube Valley.  The abbey is one of Europe’s greatest sights. Established as a fortified Benedictine abbey in the 11th century, it was destroyed by fire.  What you see today was…