Danube Cycling Route
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Alongside of the “blue” Danube lies the renowned and most famous cycling path in Europe. Passau to Vienna is an absolute cycling classic. Discover the enchanting river landscape, picturesque villages, lush vineyards and countless cultural sites from the time of the Romans and Nibelungengau.
As you cycle comfortably along the banks of the mighty river, enjoy the wooded forests and the magical meadows of the Schlögener Loop, Strudengau, Nibelungengau and Wachau, as each region offers its own impressive and unique attractions. Art and cultural features convey myths and stories of the past while quaint accommodations and taverns invite you to relax in the culinary world of Austria. The welcoming Austrian hospitality and the scrumptious Austrian cuisine add to this absolutely remarkable experience.
- visit the abbey of Milk and the wine villages Spitz & Weiβkirchen
- cycling along the Schlögener Loop and through Wachau valley
- possibility to return by cruise ship (not included)
- incl. luggage transport and service/helpline
The route, day by day
Day 1. Arrival in Passau.
Day 2. Passau - Schlögen, 44 km.
Day 3. Schlögen– Linz, 53 km.
Day 4. Linz – Grein or surrounding, 60 km.
Day 5. Grein or surrounding – Melk or surrounding, 52 km.
Day 6. Melk or surrounding – Krems/Traismauer, 40/55 km
Day 7. Krems/Traismauer – Vienna, 39 km. + traintransfer
Day 8. Vienna,departure or extension*.
*You can extend this trip with additional nights in Passau, Linz or Vienna.
1 km = 0.62 miles
Every day from 12 April to 27 October 2014
Tour prices per person for 2013
Based on a double room (incl. breakfast): € 595,- p.p.
Surcharge for single room: € 225,-
Surcharge for half-board (6x dinners, not in Vienna): € 155,-
Surcharge for departure from April 27 through May 17 and August 31 through September 27: € 70,-
Surcharge for departure from May 18 through August 30: € 105,-
Reduction when travellig with more than 2 adults:
0-6 years: 100%
12-14 years: 25%
15-99 years: 10%
Extra night in Passau (incl. breakfast):
Double room: € 142,- per room
Single room: € 96,-
Extra night in Vienna (incl. breakfast):
Double room: € 154,- per room
Single room: € 111,-
• Unisex touring bike: 7 gears, coaster brakes and a pannier: € 69,-
• Electric bicycle € 149,-
• Bike helmet € 20,-
• 21-speed bicycle available on request