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Vienna: Mariazell Basilica and Melk Abbey Private Tour

1. Vienna: Mariazell Basilica and Melk Abbey Private Tour

Drive through lower Austria and enjoy the beautiful local scenery, the mountains and rolling vineyards during this full-day trip. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Vienna and see two cities with two top attractions - the Mariazell Basilica and famous Melk Abbey, both of which your expert guide can tell you about. Visit the quaint town of Mariazell, where you will find the most important pilgrimage destination in Austria and one of the most visited shrines in Europe: Mariazell Basilica, also known as Basilica of the Birth of the Virgin Mary. Step inside and see its fabulous interior, each of its twelve chapels with organ and altars just as impressive as the last. Melk Abbey is one of the biggest and most beautiful European Baroque Ensembles and it’s located on top of the hill. Walk around and explore the Abbey Park with its baroque garden pavillion. Marvel at its exceptional architecture from outside and step inside where guide will lead you through Abbey Museum, the Marble Hall, balcony, library and church with amazing chapels and decorations. Enjoy your free time in Abbey Park or in Abbey Church before the driving back to Vienna.

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based on 2 reviews

I liked it very much, my expectations were fully met. Everything was right. The program flow was well structured. Everything was on time. We would book this excursion again and can therefore recommend it highly. Our guide was great, excellent in terms of language and organization! The car transportation was very comfortable and the driver was very polite. Mariazell and Melk Abbey are two of the most interesting places for a day trip from Vienna!

It was just the amazing trip. Everything was well organised with interesting commentary of knowlegable Guide Mark. Totaly worth every penny.