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      Mayrhofen 1 hours ago

      How can we get from mayrhofen to trieste or rijeka? We were hoping to drive but it would appear that no company will let us drop off in either of these places.

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      Linz to Cesky Krumlov

      Linz Dec 29, 2014 at 8:05 PM

      Is the best way to get between Linz and Cesky Krumlov, Cz. to take one of the shuttle buses? How reliable are they and what is the best line? I see from the internet there is at least one daily service between the two cities. Is Linz the closest major town in Austria to take a one to two day diversion to this medieval town? After Cesky Krumlov we will make our way to Vienna. Thanks for your help!

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    • Budapest to Graz

      Graz Dec 29, 2014 at 12:18 PM

      hey guys...
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      RENTING A CAR

      Salzburg Jan 19, 2015 at 7:13 PM

      We are coming to Salzburg and will continue on to Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, back up through Bosnia & Herzegovina, Hungary and finishing up in Vienna.
      Does anyone know if there is a problem with driving a car in through any of these borders?
      We've heard a lot of conflicting reports due to higher theft dangers, etc.

      Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
      Thanks in advance,

      Homer (and Ed)

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      Recommendation for a Gasthof or Inn and "must-do" activities?

      Hallstatt Jan 2, 2015 at 6:14 PM

      I've researched Hallstatt a bit, and I know I want to spend a day and night there. Has anybody stayed at a reasonably priced and friendly Gasthof there that isn't far from the lake or center of town? Also, if I'm only spending 24 hours there, what would you recommend doing?

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      Finding authentic Austrian folk music and dancing--or even Zither music?

      Vienna Dec 31, 2014 at 5:39 PM

      How do I find restaurants or Heurige that feature authentic Austrian folk music and dancing--or even Zither music? If possible, I am particularly interested in places that aren't too "touristy"--possibly on the outskirts of the city in Heurige?

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      Dancing lessons in Vienna?

      Vienna Dec 31, 2014 at 5:35 PM

      Are there places in Vienna that teach the waltz and the polka in just one or two lessons?

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      Getting around in Villach

      Villach Jan 16, 2015 at 10:05 PM

      After dropping off my rental car at Sixt Car Rental at Kaerntner Bundesstrasse 17, 9586 Villach-Fuernitz, (about 7.2km from Villach Central Railway Station) after midnight, what is the best way to get back to the train station?

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      Quaint village off the beaten path

      Klagenfurt Jan 1, 2015 at 4:33 PM

      Is there a quaint Austrian village/town in Kärnten where people are friendly and there is a modest hotel? I'm looking to spend a day and night in such a village, but I will not have a car, so it must be reached by bus or train. I'd just like to take a walk or hike in the hills/mountains surrounding it and experience the quiet life, cuisine, wine, and gemütlichkeit of such a place. I will be spending a few days in Seeboden and Millstatt, but they are quite "touristy."

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      BEST AREA OF VIENNA ?

      Vienna Dec 29, 2014 at 9:34 AM

      Best area of Vienna to spend 3 nights in.
      Am looking for a central area of Vienna with ease of public transportation and within walking distance to restaurants, history and sights.
      Coming beginning of July for 3 nights.

      Thanks in advance,
      Homer (and Ed)

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    • Salzburg area in summer with small children

      Austria Dec 29, 2014 at 1:57 AM

      We are planning our summer holiday, but as none of us have been to Austria earlier, we need some expert advice.

      We are travelling with two 4-year olds, and are looking for a quiet place with good options for easy hiking and maybe a nearby place for swimming? Would like some shops and places to eat nearby,but we will rent a car, so we can do with a little distance. Would prefer self catering accommodation, but other affordable alternatives could be interesting.

      Anyone who could point us in the right direction?

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      Travel itenarary advise

      Austria Jan 14, 2015 at 11:39 PM

      We are an old age couple and wish to visit Austria this April. We plan to reach Zurich and then travel to Austria by train. We intend to spend 5 to 6 days in Austria. Our main limitation is that we can not walk more than one Km or 2 two at best. Our main interests are
      Alpine peaks with lot of snow,
      Beautiful lakes and water falls
      Gardens with lot of colourful flowers
      Palaces if we have to walk short distances
      Cathedrals with architectural marvels

      We do not like museums and any thing related with History.

      Our tentative itinerary is one day at Innsbruck, one day at Salzburg and three days at Vienna.

      We invite experts to suggest a suitable plan for our travel and visits
      Also suggest a budget accommodation near to train stations for places of suggested stay.

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    • Dress Shop in Melk

      by jeanmdalton91 Online Now May 14, 2014 at 9:04 AM

      There is a very nice dress shop on the main street Spirit 8 I think. Could you let me have their telephone numbner or website

      3 Answers May 14, 2014 at 10:35 AM
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      Vienna to Melk and back to Vienna

      by Niagaragirl Online Now Sep 20, 2013 at 6:35 AM

      Hi, my husband and I have 4 days in Vienna visit there the second week in October and want to do a day trip to Melk. We are thinking of taking the train from Vienna to Melk; and return to Vienna by boat on the Danube. aren't interested in bike riding, and want to make the best of our time and energy.

      If we do it this way, should be purchase tickets in advance, or buy train and boat tickets when we get there? Also, is this trip worth the day? We appreciate input from experienced travelers in this area.

      Thank you.

      8 Answers Sep 20, 2013 at 6:53 PM
    • Luggage Storage

      by kevinlau71 Online Now Apr 9, 2011 at 8:32 PM

      I want to travel Melk by train from Vienna and then leave for Salzburg, could you tell me is there any luggage storage in the Melk train station?

      3 Answers Apr 10, 2011 at 8:33 AM
    • Combined 50 EUR ticket

      by tatt Online Now Apr 9, 2011 at 5:53 AM

      Hi guys,

      i plan taking my mother and partner to melk (from vienna) for a one-day holiday and have looked at your comments for options.

      do u think the 50 Eur ticket is worth it, since we'd like to both see the abbey and do the boat trip? I haven't found any details of the ticket yet.

      What is your opinion? DO u know of any restrictions if the ticket is used, such as timing? Should we just pay as we go or would it turn out more expensive?

      Thanks so much!!

    • Transportation to the Melk Abby

      by suebair8 Online Now May 23, 2010 at 3:51 PM

      Is there a way to get up the hill to the abby besides walking? We are arriving by river boat. We thought we could save a little money by doing the optional trip on our own.

      2 Answers May 24, 2010 at 12:40 AM
    • Train travel

      by silkeyes6 Online Now May 15, 2010 at 9:35 PM

      any idea on the cost of a train from vienna to Melk. travelling September 2010.

      3 Answers May 15, 2010 at 11:42 PM
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      Melk to Vienna via the Danube

      by rivilian Online Now May 15, 2010 at 7:59 AM

      Twenty-five years ago, when I lived in Vienna, I would take visitors to Melk on the train from the Westbahnhof, tour the Melk Abbey, then return to Vienna on a boat that arrived back in Vienna around 7:30 PM (at Schwedenplatz? memory fails me!).

      I am about to return to Vienna after 25 years, and looking at the boat schedules, I do not see any of them traveling from Melk to Vienna. Instead all their routes terminate in Krems, and from there one must take a train back to Vienna.

      Does anyone know of a ship line that carries passengers from Melk all the way back to Vienna?

    • Melk

      by oinchats Online Now May 2, 2010 at 8:22 PM

      Looking for a b & b in Melk or Krems close to the river, quiet and preferably under 100 Euros per night.

      I would also appreciate a recommendation in Krems and your opinion as to which is a better place to use as a base to explore the area by car. For example we have stayed in Halstatt before and it is a bit too small for us as we prefer Bad Ischl over Hallstatt as a place to use as a base.

      I would also appreciate any recommendations of town in the area to see.

      Thanks
      Orrin

      2 Answers May 29, 2010 at 7:17 PM
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      Getting Melk from Vienna

      by ileanardz Online Now Jan 24, 2010 at 4:03 PM

      Hi VT's!

      One more time asking for your help,
      I am goint to Melk netx month. As my flight arrive in Vienna, I have been adviced to take the CAT then get Westbahouf from Wienn Mitte (u-bahn U3)and there take the train to Melk.

      My question is: Should I book now the train? Or how risk can be wait and buy there?

      If you think I should but it now, could someone explain HOW by the OEBB site.

      Thanks in advance!

      I have read that the stations are in demolition, it would be great if somene explain me how this may affect my trip.

      Thank you very much.

      Ile

      4 Answers Mar 24, 2010 at 6:39 AM
    • melk on sundays

      by asaffi Online Now Aug 31, 2008 at 2:45 PM

      Hello, is Melk "open" on Sundays? that would be the only day availiable on my schedule.

      1 Answer Aug 31, 2008 at 2:57 PM
    • Where is the location of the KZ Melk

      by stapler4 Online Now Jul 5, 2008 at 7:22 AM

      Hi there!

      I've searched everywhere on this site for even a mention of the Konzentrationlager Melk and nothing appears. I'd like to visit the site of my grandfather's death and my father's KZ camp. Can anyone provide with information on how to get to the location of the former KZ Melk.
      Thanks

      4 Answers Jul 9, 2009 at 5:42 AM
    • danube canoeing

      by slawekkrk Online Now Apr 13, 2008 at 4:14 AM

      Hi, Is it possible to rent a canoe in Melk and have a trip down the river? We will be there on the 1st of May. There are some info about criuses from Melk, but we would like to go for the Danube more on ourself. If anybody can give some help, many thanks!

      1 Answer Apr 13, 2008 at 6:10 PM
    • Travel between Melk, Durnstein, and Vienna

      by bsholl Online Now Jan 28, 2007 at 10:58 AM

      I am putting together an itinerary for travel in Austria for May 2007. I need help in arranging boat travel between Melk, Durnstein and Vienna on May 19th, 20th and 21st. The group arives in Melk around noon on the 19th. We are hoping that's enough time to tour the Abbey and then catch a boat/ferry to Durnstein on the 20th...returning to Vienna on the 21st. Is there a web site for water transport between these destinations? (I did find a cruise for Sunday the 21st to Vienna, but no timetables.) Is there a timetable out there somewhere, and an ability to book with someone for these three destinations in advance? Thanks.

      2 Answers Feb 21, 2007 at 6:31 AM
    • Detail History of the Spiral staircases in Stift Melk Abbey

      by vaioy Online Now Jul 19, 2006 at 1:54 PM

      I just visited Melk Abbey and was completely overwhelmed by the beauty of the 2 spiral staircases there. Does anyone know the web-links to a detail history of these two staircases. I just could not find anything after exhaustive search via Google.

      Charles

      1 Answer Sep 18, 2006 at 9:42 PM
    • day trip to Melk from Vienna/suburban area

      by irismark Online Now Aug 22, 2005 at 9:46 PM

      I would like to have a day trip to Melk from Vienna. May I know how to go there and how far away from Vienna? Or any other suburban which is attractive to go like Hallstatt in Salzburg?? Kindly advise. Thanks.

      16 Answers Mar 7, 2008 at 6:48 AM
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      Stop-off in Melk

      by Alagator Online Now Jul 4, 2004 at 10:11 AM

      Travelling from Linz to Vienna by rail, I thought I might like to stop-off in Melk for about 4 hours to see the old town and abbey. Is it within walking distance? Is it a recommended stop? Is 4 hours about right? Thanks

      2 Answers Jul 4, 2004 at 8:15 PM