Abbeys & Monasteries

Benediktinerstift Melk

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3390 Melk
Abt-Berthold-Dietmayr-Str. 1

+43 2752 55523 2
+43 2752 55524 9

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Pushchair Accessible Wheelchair Accessible Bilingual Cashiers (DE/E) Bistro / Restaurant Souvenirshop / Shop Bicycle Stands / Bicycle Boxes Parking Possibilities Free Entry with the NÖ Card

Melk Abbey incorporates everything Baroque and is one of the most beautiful and finest Baroque examples in Europe. Visitors can expect fascinatingly designed museum rooms, magnificent halls such as the Marble Hall and library, an unforgettable view of the Danube valley and the high Baroque Collegiate Church. The Abbey Park invites you to relax from May to October. From the panoramic terrace of the Northern Bastion you can enjoy a far-reaching view of the park, the monastery buildings and the surrounding areas.

For more information, please go to: www.stiftmelk.at

  • For more than 925 years, it has been the spiritual and cultural centre of the country. A World Cultural Heritage Site
  • 2008: Voted by National Geographic Traveller Magazine, in combination with the Wachau, as “Best Historic Destination of the World“
  • Holy Mass on Sundays and Holidays: 09:00 in the Collegiate Church
  • Prayers “In the Middle of the Day” from 1 April – 31 October, 12:00 – 12:15
  • Special Exhibition 2017/2018 (designed by students of the Stiftsgymnasium Melk) in der Northern Bastion „DAS FARBSTIFT“
  • Special Exhibition in the Pillared Hall „Atmosphären“ by Maria Schweiger until 21 May 2018
  • Special Exhibition in the Pillared Hall „Portrait & Abstraktion“ by Joelle Landrichter from
    27 May 2018
  • Special Exhibition in the Small Baroque Cellar CRUX by J. F. Sochurek until 31 March 2018
  • Visit the Mineral Collection (May – October, 12:30 – 13:30). Adult: €2.50
  • Melk Abbey Restaurant: Open 23 March 2018, 10:00 – 16:00
    restaurant@stift-melk.com
  • Easily accessible from the A1 motorway / Connection to the free coach park allows easy access to the Abbey
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Shop

It is open to visitors all year round Summer Season from 24 March 2018: Daily Tours – possible with or without a guide

7th 24 – 31 March 2018:

09:00 – 16:30 (Admission till 16:00)
Guided Tour (individuals – in German): 11:00 – 14:00

1st April – October:
09:00– 17:30 (Admission till 17:00)

Daily Tour (with or without a guide)
Guided Tour (individuals – in German): 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00 & 16:00
Guided Tour (group): 09:00 – 17:00. Groups must book in advance!

Guided Tour (in English): 10:55 & 14:55

Italian: 14:45

Spanish: 14:50

French: 15:05

The museum in the former Imperial Rooms, the Marble Hall and the library can be seen on the guided tour, which takes approx. 1 hour. Afterwards, the Collegiate Church can be viewed individually.

The Abbey Park: Open 1 May – 31 October, 09:00 – 18:00
The Northern Bastion: Open all year round, 09:00 – 17:30

Winter Season: Only possible to visit in connection with a guided tour: 5 November 2018 – 31 March 2019

Guided Tour (individuals – in German and English): 11:00 &14:00

Guided Tour (group): 09:00 – 16:00. Groups must book in advance!

* 24 December

Guided Tour (individuals): 11:00

Guided Tour (group): 09:00 – 11:00. Groups must book in advance!

The Northern Bastion: Open all year round, 09:00 – 17:30

Without Guided Tours – per person:

Adult: €11.00
Pupil/Student (U27 with valid ID): €6.00
Family Ticket (parents with their children U16): €22.00
Group (20 people or more): €10.50

With Guided Tours – per person:

Adult: €13.00
Pupil/Student (U 27 with valid ID): €8.00
Family Ticket (parents with their children U16): €26.00
Group (20 people or more): €12.50
Small Group (under 20 people): Price (per person) + Guided Tour Fee: €11.00 + €60.00

Only Abbey Park and Northern Bastion:

Adult: €4.00
Pupil/Student (U27): €3.00
Child (aged 6 – 10): €1.00

Mineral Collection May – October:
12.30 – 13.30
Adult: €2.50
Pupil/Student: €2.00
Child (aged 6 – 10): €1.00

Prices include 13 % VAT
valid from 31.12.2018

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