Stift Melk - UNESCO-Welterbe

Information for Group booking

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and resulting government regulations we can’t guarantee that guided tours are possible. Your required service will be noted and will take place if government regulations and organizational possibilities on site allow. This refers specifically to reservations for guided tours for groups. We reserve the right to offer an individual visit without a guide for guests/groups that have booked a guided tour. Thank you for your understanding!

Until further notice guided visits for groups are not possible. A visit of Melk abbey is possible every day, without a guided tour.

Persons who are not members of the same household have to respect a minimum distance of 2 m / 6.6 ft between each other. If it is not possible to keep this minimum distance, guests need to wear their own visors or protective masks which cover the mouth and the nose. We highly recommend the use of face masks or visors during the guided tour.

Guided tour for groups of 20 or more paying guests:
(possible every day, within the opening hours) including entrance to the abbey park
(May to October) and the Northern Bastion
per adult € 15,50

Guided tour for small groups of fewer than 20 guests:
(possible every day, within the opening hours)
including entrance to the abbey park (May to October) and the Northern Bastion
per adult € 13,00 plus flat fee € 60,00

Visit without guide:

For groups of 20 or more paying guests):
per adult € 12,50

Groups of fewer than 20 guests:
per adult € 13,00

Prices include 5% VAT and entertainment tax levied by the town of melk/ prices valid until December 2021 / prices per person


Guided tours for groups can be booked within the following times:
April to October: from 10.00 am to 4.45 pm
November to March: from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Guided tours at other times upon request.

Please make a written reservation for your group visit at:
tours@stiftmelk.at | Fax: +43 2752 555 249

Your group will be booked at the desired time – if still available – or at the next possible time. You get a confirmation for your reservation with a tour code (reservation number).
For information by telephone or questions about the visit: +43 2752 555 232

The tour leader and the driver get free entrance (ID card necessary).

A cancellation is possible free of charge until 1 day before the planned arrival (until 4.00 pm). For a later cancellation a fee of
€ 50,- is charged. In case of no show a cancellation fee of € 100,- is charged.

Payment is possible in cash or with EC or credit card, on the spot.
Payment by bank transfer is only possible if you have a voucher contract with Melk abbey. Bank charges for a foreign bank transfer must be paid by the voucher client. In case of default in payment the voucher contract will immediately be terminated.

Scheduled time for the guided tour:
We politely request that your group is ready at the scheduled time for the guided tour. The confirmed time for your visit is the start of the guided tour.