Melk (Austria)

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Melk cruise port

Region
Europe Rivers

Local Time
2021-04-18 10:37

min: 34 °F (1 °C) / max: 47 °F (9 °C) 38°F
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Min / Max Temperature47 °F / 9 °C
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Melk is a Danube River cruise port and town in Lower Austria (Wachau Valley) with population around 6,000. The town lies between two small rivers (Melk and Pielach/Danube tributaries). Melk Abbey (monastery) is part of the city and on a mountain that drops steeply towards Danube. The downtown stretches down the flat western slope. Pochlarn is approx 15 km (9 mi) to the west along the river.

As a travel destination, Melk is best-known with Stift Melk - an 11th-century Benedictine monastery/abbey housed in a castle given by Leopold II/Leopold the Fair (1050-1095), Margrave of Austria (1075-1095) from the House of Babenberg.

Melk (Austria) river cruise port

Other famous landmarks and popular tourist attractions include Forsthaus (tourist info center), Wiener Tor (gate), Linzer Tor (gate), Rathausplatz (square), Town Hall, Lebzelterhaus (pharmacy), Kolomanbrunnen (market), Sterngasse (main street), Haus am Stein (town's oldest building), Round Tower, Schiffsmeisterhaus, Old Post Office (convention center), Pfarrkirche (Gothic church), Schallaburg (renaissance castle).

Melk Abbey is famous for having the St Coloman's tomb, as well as the remains of Austria's first rulers - Babenberg. The settlement was first mentioned in 831 AD, and received market town rights in 1227. The current-day town's economy is largely dependent on businesses like Landesklinikum Mostviertel Melk (State Hospital with ~200 beds), Kraftwerk Melk (1982-inaugurated hydropower plant operated by Verbund AG/Austria's largest electricity supply company), tourism.

Port Melk cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Melk, Austria. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
25 April, 2021
Sunday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Vivaldi06:0018:00
28 April, 2021
Wednesday
Avalon Waterways Cruises cruise lineAvalon Illumination
30 April, 2021
Friday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Mia12:0013:00
30 April, 2021
Friday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Riva12:0013:00
30 April, 2021
Friday
Arosa Cruises Cruises cruise lineArosa Bella12:0013:00
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