CLASSIC CYCLING TOUR ON THE DANUBE CYCLE TRAIL

Danube Cycle Path pleasure tour from Passau to Vienna

 

easy
about 317 km

from € 409

8

Days

DESCRIPTION:

Enjoy the most beautiful section of the Danube Cycle Path! The bike tour from Passau to Vienna is the classic of all Danube bike tours and one of the most famous bike tours ever. The Danube Cycle Path is perfectly developed and a "must" for all recreational cyclists, ideally suited for the first cycling holiday and for all ages. Starting from the Bavarian border town of Passau, the bike tour leads over the famous Schlögener Danube loop to the Upper Austrian capital Linz. Passing numerous natural beauties and picturesque locations, you will soon reach the world-famous wine-growing region of Wachau. At the end of the bike tour, the splendid Vienna awaits with all its sights and many bike paths.

SERVICES:

  • 7 nights in hotels of the category of your choice
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • Saddlebag rental - also for customer-owned bikes
  • GPS data on request
  • Bike maps and information material (1x per room)
  • 7-day service hotline

GETTING THERE:

Daily to Passau,
From 05.05/9.10 to 2022/XNUMX XNUMX (= last day of arrival)

PRICE:

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

€ 499, - per person
05.05. to 06.05.2022
01.10. to 09.10.2022

€ 629, - per person
07.05. to 29.05.2022
20.06. to 30.06.2022
05.09. to 30.09.2022

€ 649, - per person
20.05. to 19.06.2022
01.07. to 04.09.2022

Category B:
3 * - star hotels and very nice 3 * - star inns

€ 409, - per person
05.05. to 06.05.2022
27.09. to 03.10.2022

€ 540, - per person
07.05. to 29.05.2022
20.06. to 30.06.2022
05.09. to 30.09.2022

€ 569, - per person
30.05. to 19.06.2022
01.07. to 04.09.2022

EXTRAS:

Single room surcharge:
€ 170, - Cat. A
€ 160, - ​​Cat. B

HP surcharge:
€ 170, - Cat. A
€ 150, - ​​Cat. B

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 transfer: Vienna-Passau for a surcharge
by bus for a surcharge of € 36 per person
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: Daily to the DT Info Point either as part of the bus trip * or by handing it in on the day of your return to the hotel in Vienna. Surcharge + € 26, - without / € 69, - 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

Arrival to 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 - Schlögen, approx. 40 km

From Passau via Obernzell and the Jochenstein power station, you cycle past Engelhartszell, which is home to the only Trappist monastery in Austria that is worth seeing. Continue along the banks of the Danube to Wesenufer and Schlögen, to the famous Schlögener Danube loop.

Schlögener loop, © Donau Touristik

Schlögen - Linz, approx. 54 km

The Danube Cycle Path continues through the unpopulated Kaiserau narrow valley, past Aschach and Brandstatt and finally on to Linz. The Upper Austrian capital offers many sights from the old town, the Danube promenade to the Ars Electronic Center and the modern Lentos Museum.

Cycling in Linz - the art museum is worth a visit

Lentos Art Museum in Linz, © TV Linz Robl

Linz - Grein / Ardagger, approx. 63 km

Today we go on the Danube Cycle Path through the Marchfeld and via the Abzüge power plant to Mauthausen, where the memorial of the former concentration camp can be visited. Through the beautiful Strudengau you will reach your daily destination Grein / Ardagger or Bad Kreuzen.

Danube Cycle Path near Grein, © Donau Touristik

Grein / Ardagger - Maria Taferl (A) / Marbach (B), approx. 50 km

Passing the “legendary” island of Wörth, you reach the Nibelungengau - a section of the Danube with a rich history. Via Ybbs-Persenbeug you cycle on to the famous pilgrimage site of Maria Taferl / Marbach or Leiben.

Cycling on the Danube Cycle Path

Maria Taferl in the Nibelungengau, © Donau Niederosterreich Klaus Engelmayer

Maria Taferl (A) / Marbach (B) - Krems / Traismauer, approx. 47/54 km

Today you pass one of the most beautiful river valleys in the world, the wonderful and well-known wine-growing region of Wachau! The Wachau UNESCO World Heritage Site begins in Melk, whose imposing Benedictine monastery towers over the Danube. We continue through the picturesque wine-growing towns of Spitz and Weißenkirchen to Dürnstein, where a stop should also be made in the idyllic old town. At the latest at your destination of the day, the pretty district town of Krems or Traismauer, you should taste the delicious local wines.

Danube Cycle Path in Dürnstein - a great cycling holiday

Danube Cycle Path Dürnstein, © Niederosterreich Werbung, Stefan Fuertbauer

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

Through the Tulln Basin you reach the Roman and flower town of Tulln on the Danube, where Egon Schiele was born and the Schiele Museum can be visited. In the next town of Greifenstein you can return the rental bikes and take the S-Bahn to Vienna, OR continue cycling past Klosterneuburg to the center of the waltz city. The world metropolis offers a wealth of sights (e.g. St. Stephen's Cathedral, Ringstrasse, Schönbrunn Palace, Prater, Danube Tower, Belvedere Palace, various museums, etc.).

cycle through Lower Austria

Donauradweg Schonbühel, © Niederosterreich Werbung Stefan Fuertbauer

Departure

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

Hofburg Vienna

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