We had booked this tour to celebrate my 60th Birthday.
We were part of a group of eight: two from the US, two from the UK, two from Finland and two from China.
The wine tastings were well presented with clear explanations. There was the option to not actually drink the wine once it had been tasted. Most of us drank ours but there wasn't really enough to cause any effect.
Lunch was very pleasant. I had the fish. Others had Wiener Schnitzel, Pork steak or Deep Fried Chicken - of which there was a lot!
Our Italian Guide, Mario, was really lovely and everything we expected, having read all the other reviews about him!
The Cruise was wonderful. Not many people on board and good facilities.
There were occasional announcements about points of interest - in English and German - but these were not intrusive.
We were reasonably lucky with the weather which is always a bonus.
We would recommend this tour.
Great day with Stelios wine tasting, river touring, and hearing about the rich culture and history of the Wachau Valley.
This tour was even better than we expected, and Marco was an excellent tour guide. Our small town visit and 2 wine tasting stops were perfect. A must do tour when in Vienna.
The guide Marco Muzzi was fantastic. He was genuine in his way. He drove carefully and he knew a lot of the vinery history in Austria. He was even a good listener for all of our needs. The trip was perfectly timed with good activities. We will reccomend this trip to others travellers to Vienna.
Krister and Lena from Stockholm
A wonderful, relaxed tour of the wine growing region of Wachau. Our guide, Dimos, was personable, knowledgeable and intelligent. The new Mercedes Benz 8 seater van was clean and comfortable. The tour was a great day trip.
Tour guide was fantastic and the scenery was stunning. It was a wonderful day learning about the history, land, and culture. The wine was a fabulous perk.
Our tour guide was awesome. He was very thorough and extremely friendly.
It was great to get out of the city and enjoy the valley, wineries and the ride on the Danube. Small van trips are the best.
This was a wonderful excursion. Our guide Stylianos was spectacular! He was very informative, interesting, and friendly. It was a beautiful region to visit. If you like dry white wines then you will definitely enjoy the wine tasting. I thoroughly enjoyed the day and highly recommend this excursion.
Mario was an excellent guide. He is knowledgeable, friendly and well prepared to explore the Wachau Valley. We learned much about the wines grown in this region as well as the history and culture of the area.
This was a wonderful excursion out of Vienna for a day. The wine was wonderful and our guide was knowledgeable. I would strongly recommend this tour.
Very relaxing, beautiful ride and scenery. Many wonderful wines. Stylianos Stavridis was a splendid guide: knowledgeable of the wines, the region and the history of Austria and very friendly and personable as well.
Stelios was great! He was very knowledgeable about both the region and the wine. I would highly recommend him to anyone! The tour was beautiful - we got lucky and had great weather. It was a little difficult dealing with Viator to coordinate getting 8 people on the same tour, but once we got past that, it was a great experience.
Fantastic tour with a guide who was passionate about wine and the region. The tour varies the wineries and lunch locations depending on opening days/times. The wines at all locations were excellent, lunch options were superb, and beautiful vistas plentiful. Note- if you are interested in staying to see Melk Abbey it is possible to do so and catch a train back to Vienna, but you will be a little pressed for enough time to see the whole abbey due to closing times.
A really good day out, our guide Dimostenis was fantastic and informative. The day was well organised with time for wine tasting, exploring by oneself and we really enjoyed the boat trip on the Danube.
great wine tasting experience together with the tour in beautiful wachay vally in a small group of another two nice couples, our guide Mario is professional and very humorous, he is generous in pouring wines too:
Truly enjoyed every moment on the tour. The driver/guide is from Italy, super friendly, helpful and knowledgable. We had so much laughter along the way.the lunch place is in a local farm, and it was quaintessencial with good resonantly priced food. The wine tasting experiences worth everything.
An excellent tour, even for a teetotaller like me. Mario, our guide, was both charming and courteous, and allowed us to take our own time, and never once rushed us. He told us enough about everything, but no persistent talk either. The whole place was wonderfully beautiful, so it's definitely worth a trip.
Absolutely phenomenal! Our guide Mario was great! Very knowledgeable and willing to answer everyone's questions and even escorted us up the steep trek to Durnstein Castle. Everything was exactly as described and the whole group had a great time! Highly recommended!
Excellent day trip! The Mercedes mini-van was comfortable and the scenery was lovely. Mario was a superb driver.
Mario was extremely well informed and kept our small group interested. He also kept us warm on a cold and windy day! Mario ensured our group got on very well and had many laughs.
The Abbey in Melk was glorious! Wine tastings were generous and very well explained. We also tasted apricot brandies and apricot chocolates - very nice.
We really couldn't improve on this tour. It was outstanding!!
The tour was one of the highlights of our trip. It was amazing to see the Valley and Melk Abby outside of Vienna. Our tour guide, Stelios was so nice and knowledgable. He did a fantastic job and was made it a lovely experience. Stelio took us to amazing vineyard for lunch where the proprietors made all the cheeses and meats there on the farm/vineyard. I would highly recommend this tour if you are visiting Vienna.
It was really great tour, the nature was amazing. I enjoyed it so much
Peter W Canada
Great tour, Guide was excellent. More time in Durnstein would have been nice however overall all the wine tasting and area was excellent.
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