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Melk

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Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube. With a historical town center composed of 16th- and 17th-century buildings, the town is best known for a world-famous Benedictine abbey perched atop a bluff above the city. Drawn in by this holy site, visitors are charmed by the small riverside town. Take stress off the schedule by using our Austria vacation trip planner.
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The small town of Melk has a smattering of hotels, guesthouses, and bed and breakfasts in the compact center and surrounding areas. For best accessibility to the town’s main tourist attraction, Melk Benedictine Abbey, look for lodging in the center. The Abbey overlooks the Danube River, so you can also consider staying along the river for views of the monastic building from your own room.
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