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Wachau Valley Small-Group Tour and Wine Tasting from Vienna

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Overview
On this full-day, guided tour, travel with a small group to the Wachau Valley deep in the Austrian countryside. Relax and enjoy the scenery on the coach ride to UNESCO-listed Durnstein, where you can explore independently. Stop by one of the region’s legendary wine cellars for a tasting, and, in the summer months, make a Danube River crossing between Melk and Spitz.
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Franz-Josefs-Kai 45, 1010 Wien, AustriaThis tour starts from our tour office, located at Franz Josefs Kai 45 (Metro U2 / U4 Schottenring, take exit “Schottenring” or “Salztorbrücke”. Hotel pick up can be arranged upon request. Please contact the local tour operator directly.
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    Vienna Explorer
    Stop: 15 minutes -
    Your tour starts in Vienna, at the Vienna Explorer Tour office.
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    Pass by Wachau Valley
    Pass by Burgruine Duernstein
    Pass by Vinotake Duernstein
    Pass by Wachau Valley
    Pass by Melk Abbey
You'll end at
Vienna Explorer
Franz-Josefs-Kai 45, 1010 Wien, AustriaThis tour starts from our tour office, located at Franz Josefs Kai 45 (Metro U2 / U4 Schottenring, take exit “Schottenring” or “Salztorbrücke”. Hotel pick up can be arranged upon request. Please contact the local tour operator directly.
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Highlights
  • Travel the Wachau Valley without the need to rent a car
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the valley's history from your guide
  • Combine visits to Durnstein, the Melk Abbey, and the Danube River
  • Enjoy an included wine tasting at a local winery
  • Comfortable, worry-free transportation in a luxury vehicle
What to Expect
Head to the departure point in central Vienna to meet your guide and group. Board a comfortable tour coach, and enjoy the scenery on your way to the Wachau Valley, Austria’s wine-making epicenter. At Durnstein, a UNESCO-listed medieval town, your guide will tell you its history, give you an orientation, and then set you free to explore independently. Meet your group for lunch (at your own expense) in a local wine tavern, and then reboard the coach to head deeper into the valley. During summer, stop for a Danube River crossing between the villages of Melk and Spitz. Once you reach Melk, visit a 1089 Benedictine abbey (entry included in winter tours) with panoramic views of the Danube. Stop at a small, local winery for a tasting, see one of the valley’s oldest churches, and then savor a relaxing ride back to your departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Vienna Explorer, Franz-Josefs-Kai 45, 1010 Wien, Austria
Duration
8h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport in luxury 8-seater vehicle
  • Full-day accompaniment by expert driver/guide
  • Wine tastings and local specialties
  • 70-minute Danube river cruise (May to September only)
Exclusions
  • Lunch and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Danube river cruise operates between May and September only. In the winter months entrance and one-hour guided tour of Melk Abbey will be included as a replacement
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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MiloscS wrote a review Dec 2019
Providence, Rhode Island68 contributions27 helpful votes
This was an excellent tour, 8 people with a private driver. We stopped at 4 wineries, tastings at each one, stopped at a couple of riverside towns, an hour long boat excursion on the Danube and stopped for lunch. It was well worth the 125 euro price. Our driver was outstanding,
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from VieExplorerTeam, Leiter Front Office at Wachau Valley Small-Group Tour and Wine Tasting from Vienna
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello MiloscS, Thank you for writing this lovely review. We are truly glad that you enjoyed discovering the Wachau Valley and its tasty wines during our tour. Your comment means a lot to us and to the quality of our tours and services. We hope to see you again in Vienna and would be happy to welcome you back on one of our tours. All the best, Vienna Explorer
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Patti S wrote a review Nov 2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia10 contributions1 helpful vote
My dad and I took this tour last month while visiting Vienna and we loved it. Hugo was a fantastic tour guide and we enjoyed our day with him. We recommend this tour to everyone!
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from VieExplorerTeam, Front Office Manager at Wachau Valley Small-Group Tour and Wine Tasting from Vienna
Responded 13 Nov 2019
Hello Patti, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. Hugo is one of our best guides and he will definitely enjoy reading your lovely feedback as much as we did. :) All the best, Vienna Explorer
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dianne f wrote a review Oct 2019
Minnesota44 contributions8 helpful votes
MArco picked us up at our hotel. We me that group at the office and headed to the valley. Very comfortable traveling in a mini-van with 6 others. Marco was knowledgeable, professional and patient. Wine tasting, lunch and touring made a very nice combination. Only regret, we were
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from VieExplorerTeam, Front Office Manager at Wachau Valley Small-Group Tour and Wine Tasting from Vienna
Responded 29 Oct 2019
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Marco will be very pleased to read this. We are glad you had an amazing time in the Wachau Valley and we would love to welcome you back in the future :) Kind regards, Vienna Explorer
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100CalAnne wrote a review Oct 2019
Danville, California16 contributions1 helpful vote
We did this tour in the middle of October and the colors were spectacular. It was foggy in the morning but our tour guide Hugo promised us a beautiful afternoon and he delivered. The two wineries we visited were very interesting and different. Our lunch stop was at a third
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from VieExplorerTeam, Front Office Manager at Wachau Valley Small-Group Tour and Wine Tasting from Vienna
Responded 22 Oct 2019
Hello, Thank you for this lovely feedback. It means a lot to us and to the quality of our tours and services. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour and Hugo will most likely be very happy to read this review as well. :) All the best, Vienna Explorer
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Maria V wrote a review Oct 2019
25 contributions3 helpful votes
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The driver was excellent and we had a wonderful time in all the locations we stopped at. The staff at the winery was very informative, the wines were delicious and there was plenty of items to purchase. The boat ride was also a great addition. I definitely recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from VieExplorerTeam, Front Office Manager at Wachau Valley Small-Group Tour and Wine Tasting from Vienna
Responded 09 Oct 2019
Hello Maria V, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are glad you had an amazing time in the Wachau Valley and we would love to welcome you back on one of our tours in the future:) Kind regards, Vienna Explorer
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MiloscS
Providence, Rhode Island
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Great full day wine tasting tour, small group, included boat ride on Danube, several stops in towns
This was an excellent tour, 8 people with a private driver. We stopped at 4 wineries, tastings at each one,
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Onions333
Switzerland
93
Great overview of Vienna
Upon arrival to Vienna we organised a city highlights tour to see the city and to glean an overview of what we
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Jerry J
Sumter, South Carolina
309
Introdection to Vienna.
We had a half day motor tour of Vienna with a driver/tour guide. This enabled us to discover the places that we
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Calvin H
30
A really wonderful experience
This was a last minute booking on trying to find something to do in Vienna, I sounded interesting a different and
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Jamie H
Glendora, California
13122
Too $ for what you get
The driver didn’t know that lunch was included with our private tour as the cruise was not an option in November,
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Patti S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
51
Excellent tour of Wachau
My dad and I took this tour last month while visiting Vienna and we loved it. Hugo was a fantastic tour guide and
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jim r
20
Fantastic time, great fun for a day
Hugo was our fearless leader on a pleasant Sunday. As many have already detailed the adventure, suffice it to say
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Anka M
Vienna, Austria
30
Lovely
Very nice place. I highly recommend everyone to visit Vienna and fall in love with this city’s beauty 👌🏽
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sarahjane1012
White Lake, Michigan
167
Highlight of our European vacation
My husband, nephew and I were all in agreement that this tour was a highlight of our European vacation. Riding
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Renko W
Redondo Beach, California
10
Wine tasting bike tour
Excellent! Ride was easy as they advertised. Guide Hugo was great. I was concerned about falling from bike if I
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