PHOTO: Melk Abbey, Austria @VikingRiver

PHOTO: Melk Abbey Looms Over the Town of Melk, Austria

Melk Abbey, which sits on a rocky promontory above the town of Melk, was founded in 1089 when King Leopold II of Austria donated the land to Benedictine monks

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Melk Abbey, which sits on a rocky promontory above the town of Melk, Austria, was founded in 1089 when King Leopold II donated land for the monastery to Benedictine monks. One of the many magnificent sites seen during my Grand European Tour with Viking River Cruises.

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