SPORTY ON THE DANUBE CYCLE TRAIL

The sporty bike tour from Passau to Vienna

difficult
about 317 km

from € 369

6

Days

DESCRIPTION:

The cycle tour from Passau to Vienna is considered to be the most beautiful on the entire Danube cycle path. Sporty cyclists and good e-bikers can cope with the approx. 317 km long, perfectly developed bike route in daily stages of approx. 80 km. Starting from the Bavarian border town of Passau, the bike tour leads over the famous Schlögener Danube loop to the Upper Austrian capital Linz. The world-famous wine-growing region and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wachau will soon be reached through wonderful river landscapes and picturesque locations. At the end of the bike tour, the magnificent Danube metropolis of Vienna awaits.

SERVICES:

  • 5 nights in 4 * - star or 3 * - star hotels
  • Breakfast buffet or rich breakfast
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • Return transfer Vienna - Passau, by bus every Saturday
  • GPS data on request
  • Bike maps and information material (1x per room)
  • Saddlebag rental - also for customer-owned bikes
  • 7-day service hotline

GETTING THERE:

Individual arrival in Passau,
Daily from 05.05. until October 9.10.2022rd, XNUMX

PRICE:

Category:
4 * - star and 3 * - star hotels

€ 369, - per person
05.05. to 06.05.2022
01.10. to 09.10.2022

€ 429, - per person
07.05. to 29.05.2022
20.06. to 30.06.2022
05.09. to 30.09.2022

€ 459, - per person
30.05. to 19.06.2022
01.07. to 04.09.2022

EXTRAS:

Single room surcharge:
€ 100, -

HP surcharge:
€ 110, -

Arrival: daily from May 05.05th until 09.10. (= last arrival) 2022

RENTAL BIKES
Touring bike: € 80, -
E-bike: € 180, -

Local taxes, if due, are not included in the tour price.

Return by bus: Every Saturday from the hotel to the DT Infopoint / car park (at Passau approx. 13:30 p.m.).
Return by train: on the remaining days (SUN-FRI), every 2 hours, without changing, 2nd class, free choice of train (except Westbahn; no transfer to the train station).
Return transfer customer's own bikes: by bus at a surcharge of € 36 per bike without / € 79 per bike with transport insurance

parking:
Unguarded parking lot on the outskirts / close to the bike dispenser (fenced property) + € 40, - gross per stay - NOT RESERVABLE, subject to availability / payable on site
Public underground parking space (near train station) possible approx. € 5 per day - payable on site!

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Getting there

Individual arrival in Passau and check-in at the hotel. Individual tour of Passau's old town (e.g. St. Stephen's Cathedral, Dreiflüsseeck, Veste Oberhaus Castle). The three rivers boat tour is recommended - a comfortable city tour from the water

View of St. Stephen's Cathedral in Passau, © Passau Tourismus

Passau - Brandstatt / Eferding, approx. 75 km

Starting in Passau, you cycle via Obernzell and the Jochenstein power station to Engelhartszell, which is home to the only Trappist monastery in Austria that is worth seeing. Along the banks of the Danube, you continue to Wesenufer and over the famous and very impressive Schlögener Danube loop to Brandstatt / Eferding, a small medieval town.

Schlögener loop, © Donau Touristik

Eferding - Linz - Ardagger - Grein, approx. 85 km

After approx. 25 km you reach the Upper Austrian capital Linz, whose sights are definitely worth a longer stop. We continue on the left bank of the Danube through the Marchfeld and via the Abzüge power plant to Mauthausen, where the memorial of the former concentration camp can be visited. Cycling through the beautiful Strudengau you finally reach your destination Bad Kreuzen / Grein.

Danube Cycle Path near Grein, © Donau Touristik

Grein - Wachau - Krems, approx. 85 km

Passing the “fabulous” Danube Island Wörth, you reach the Nibelungengau - a section of the Danube with a rich history. Via Ybbs-Persenbeug you cycle on to Melk, which is dominated by a magnificent Benedictine monastery. The Wachau UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most beautiful river landscapes in the world, begins in Melk. Through the famous wine-growing towns of Spitz, Weißenkirchen and the fairytale-like Dürnstein you reach Krems, which impresses with its medieval old town.

Danube Cycle Path in Dürnstein - a great cycling holiday

Danube Cycle Path Dürnstein, © Niederosterreich WerbungStefan Fuertbauer 1

Krems / Traismauer - Vienna, approx. 57-73 km

The Danube Cycle Path continues through the Tulln Basin and the Roman and flower town of Tulln to Greifenstein. Here you can return the rental bikes and take the S-Bahn to Vienna, OR continue cycling past Klosterneuburg to the center of Vienna. The Danube metropolis offers a wealth of sights, most of which can be reached on bike paths (e.g. St. Stephen's Cathedral, Ringstrasse, various museums, Belvedere Palace, Schönbrunn Palace, Prater, Danube Tower, etc.)

Enjoy a bike tour through Vienna and explore the Danube Island

Kilometers of cycle paths on Vienna's Danube Island © Wien Tourismus Christian Stemper

Departure

Individual extension in Vienna (highly recommended) or return transfer to Passau.

Schönbrunn Palace is the most popular sight in Vienna

Schönbrunn Palace, © Wien Tourismus, Peter Rigaud

BOOKING HOTLINE

+43 (0) 4242 44 200 -37