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We are pleased that as of 1st July we may welcome your guests again to a guided tour in Melk Abbey.
For the time being, in keeping with current government regulations and spatial limitations, it will not be possible to maintain the usual course of the guided tours for groups.For the time being, in keeping with current government regulations and spatial limitations, it will not be possible to maintain the usual course of the guided tours for groups.
Persons who are not members of the same household have to respect a minimum distance of 1 m / 3.3 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.
1) Baroque Highlights Tour:
For groups of more than 20 persons we offer the Baroque Highlights Tour.
Duration: about 1 hour.
This guided tour starts in the Gatekeeper’s Courtyard (please gather your guests in the first inner courtyard), and continues into the Prelate’s Courtyard, the Imperial Staircase, the Imperial Corridor, the Marble Hall, the balcony, the library and the abbey church. In case of a worship service in the church (daily midday prayer, wedding, Sunday Mass etc) the guided tour
ends in the library.
Possible for a maximum of 30 persons; the 31st person splits the group into two guided tours.
Group price (20 or more persons) with guided tour:
€ 14.00 per person (or previously agreed price)
Group of less than 20 persons:
€ 12.50 per person (for the entrance) plus € 60.00 (for 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 € 14,00
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 € 12,50 plus flat fee € 60,00
prices include 13% VAT and entertainment tax levied (1st July - 31st Dec 2020 5 % VAT) by the town of melk/ prices valid until December 2020 / 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:
firstname.lastname@example.org | 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.