Welcome to Melk!

The famous Benedictine abbey of Melk, one of Europe´s most splendid example of Baroque architecture, attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Beyond the mighty masterpiece of Baroque art, a not less worthy cultural-historical jewel presents itself.

Melk, which was first mentioned as "Medilica" in a document in the year 831, received its town charter more than 100 years ago. This lovely town is like a picture book come alive!

The town center is quite small, however you still find such a great variety of architectural gems like in hardly any other town of Europe, enabling the visitor to travel throughout the centuries of its history.

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Recommended Accommodations

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Climate & Weather

  • Today
    18 / 26 °C
  • Tomorrow
    18 / 27 °C
  • Wednesday
    17 / 26 °C
  • Thursday
    17 / 26 °C
  • Friday
    17 / 28 °C
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Arrival & Address

A1 Westautobahn motorway
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Westbahn line to Melk station
Vienna International Airport
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Any questions? Please call us!
+43 512 5351 553

Daily from 8 am - 10 pm
Wachau Info Center Melk
Kremser Straße 5
3390 Melk, Austria