Stift Melk - UNESCO-Welterbe

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ABBEY VISIT

As precautionary measures to contain infections caused by the Covid-19 virus - Discontinuation of abbey visits including the special exhibitions in the Columned Hall and the Small Baroque Cellar and closure of the Northern Bastion, and the gift shops as of November 22,  till December 12, 2021

 

INDIVIDUAL VISIT:

As of 8th November 2021 - 21st November 2021

  • It is mandatory to wear an FFP2-mask indoors.

  • In guided tours for groups of more than 25 persons, each participant must be either vaccinated against or recovered from COVID.

Monday - Friday
visits are possible only with a guided tour
Guided tours in German/English: 11.00 am/1.30 pm/3.00 pm
Please make a reservation, limited number of participants tours@stiftmelk.at, +43 2752 555 232

Saturday, Sunday and holidays
visits are possible without or with guide
10.00 am to 4.30 pm (last admission 4.00 pm)
Guided tours in German/English: 11.00 am/1.30 pm/3.00 pm
Please make a reservation, limited number of participants tours@stiftmelk.at, +43 2752 555 232

22nd November 2021 -  12th December 2021
CLOSED

13th December 2021 - 23rd December 2021

  • It is mandatory to wear an FFP2-mask indoors.

  • In guided tours for groups of more than 25 persons, each participant must be either vaccinated against or recovered from COVID.

Monday - Friday
visits are possible only with a guided tour
Guided tours in German/English: 11.00 am/1.30 pm/3.00 pm
Please make a reservation, limited number of participants tours@stiftmelk.at, +43 2752 555 232

Saturday, Sunday and holidays
visits are possible without or with guide
10.00 am to 4.30 pm (last admission 4.00 pm)
Guided tours in German/English: 11.00 am/1.30 pm/3.00 pm
Please make a reservation, limited number of participants tours@stiftmelk.at, +43 2752 555 232

 
24th December 2021 (closed in the afternoon)
guided tour at 11.00 am
Please make a reservation, limited number of participants tours@stiftmelk.at, +43 2752 555 232

25th December 2021 to 9th January 2022
10.00 am to 4.30 pm (last admission 4.00 pm)
Abbey visit with and without guided tour guided tour in German/English: 11.00 am/1.30 pm/3.00 pm
Please make a reservation, limited number of participants tours@stiftmelk.at, +43 2752 555 232

10th January 2022 to end of February 2022
visits are possible only with a guided tour in German/English: 11.00 am/1.30 pm/3.00 pm
Please make a reservation, limited number of participants tours@stiftmelk.at, +43 2752 555 232


As of March 2022

Monday - Friday
visits are possible only with a guided tour in German/English: 11.00 am/1.30 pm/3.00 pm
Please make a reservation, limited number of participants tours@stiftmelk.at, +43 2752 555 232

Saturdays and Sundays
visits are possible without or with guide
10.00 am to 4.30 pm (last admission 4.00 pm)

Guided tours in German/English: 11.00 am/1.30 pm/3.00 pm
Please make a reservation, limited number of participants tours@stiftmelk.at, +43 2752 555 232

 

 

NORTHERN BASTION

The Northern Bastion, a historic building from the Baroque age, has been enhanced with contemporary architectural elements and is now open for visitors. On the ground floor, visitors can get many exclusive products, available only in this spacious gift shop of the abbey. The exhibition space on the first floor accommodates the “Wachau Lab”, where the students of the Melk abbey school conceive and organize changing special exhibitions. From the panoramic terrace on the second floor, guests can see the abbey park and the Baroque garden pavilion, the Eastern façade of Melk abbey and the surrounding areas.

daily | 10.00 am to 4.30 pm

SPECIAL EXHIBITION "KUNSTSTATIONEN" |COLUMNED HALL

daily | 10.00 am to 4.30 pm


ABBEY PARK AND BAROQUE PAVILION (May - October)

Before or after the abbey visit the abbey park invites you to linger. The Baroque garden pavilion with exotic frescoes, the “Paradise Garden”, the Jardin Méditerranéen, the Jardin Oriental, the thought-provoking “St. Benedict’s Path”, An entrance ticket also includes: wc Indoorthe “Talking Stones”, the campfire circle, the historical water basin, 250-year-old linden trees and many more accents wait to be discovered.
daily | May-October | 9.00 am to 6.00 pm (last exit)

 

For more information about the abbey visit or reservations, please call +43 2752 555 | 9.00 am - 3.00 pm) or write.