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Danube Cycle Path à la Carte / Passau - Vienna - Category A

Discover the Danube cycle path as you like!

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Tour profile / level 1

The cycling path is completely paved from one end to the other, flat, almost always directly along the riverbank, very suitable for beginners and children.

Mandatory start in Passau and ending in Vienna

Day 1: Passau (tourstart)

Individual arrival to Passau. Use the remaining time for a city tour or get to know the city by a walk through the picturesque old part of town or take a boat around this city of 3 rivers (not included).

Choose your daily routes and cities from the list below

 The daily bike tours are only our suggestion. They can be also summarised or be leapt over.
 You also can book more nights in one place.

The overnight in Passau at the beginning, as well as the overnight in Vienna is obligatory. Please, consider that the lulggage must be deliverd for the luggage transport in the morning of the first cycle day, at least at 9 a.m.

The duration of your bike tour is variabel. Choose between 5-12 days (4-11 nights)






Arrival Day



KM 0


a small, dreamy village on the danube


KM 37


The Schlögener loop is quite a special piece of nature. The walking to the Schlögener look offers an unforgettable experience.


KM 44


The animated Danube promenade with countless restaurants and coffee shops also offers many things to do in the evening.


KM 77


the capital of Upper Austria awaits you with a historical Old Town and numerous museums


KM 102


Grein/Bad Kreuzen
In the idyllic small town there is the oldest theatre of Austria and the romantic castle "Greinburg" which gave its name to the town


KM 162

Grein/Bad Kreuzen

Maria Taferl
an idyllicc place in the Nibelungengau, shortly before you reach the Wachau


KM 192

Maria Taferl

the town and the idyllic village are separated only by a bridge. Don’t miss the impressive Monastery!


KM 207

Emmersdorf / Melk

the wine town and the gate to the Wachau awaits you with a charming Old Town and exciting places of interest


KM 243


the flower city shortly before you reach Vienna is famous for its garden exhibitions


KM 284


BRAVO ! You have reached your goal. The danube cycle path is 319 KM long - you can be proud of yourself!


KM 319


Last day: Vienna (tourend)

Individual departure or extension.


The bike handover shop is situated in Passau. The bike drop off point is in Vienna. Take in consideration that you need to drop off the luggage until 9 a.m. at our bike hand over shop.Individual departure or extension stay in Vienna.


  • 4-11 nights (depends on the trip you choose, obligatory first stay in Passau and last stay in Vienna) in rooms with private facilities

  • Daily breakfast

  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel (1 suitcase per Person/ max. 23 kg)

  • Handlebar bag with route book and information material per room

Dates & Prices



    Season / Period
      23.03. - 19.10.24
    Category A / 5 days
      23.03. - 19.10.24
    Category A / 6 days
      23.03. - 19.10.24
    Category A / 7 days
      23.03. - 19.10.24
    Category A / 8 days
      23.03. - 19.10.24
    Category A / 9 days
      23.03. - 19.10.24
    Category A / 10 days
      23.03. - 19.10.24
    Category A / 11 days
      23.03. - 19.10.24
    Category A / 12 days


    Discounts extra bed in double room with 2 full paying adults
    0-6,99 years -100%
    7-11,99 years -50%
    12-14,99 years -25%
    15-99 years -10%
    Bicycle & equipment
    21-speed-bike, childrens bike, child trailer 99
    Child seat 39
    E-bike 219
    Bike helmet-purchase 40
    Rental bike disclaimer touring/E-Bike 19/45
    Train ride Vienna-Passau (exkl. bike) 57
    Additional cost for train from Vienna Airport 12
    Bus ride Vienna-Passau incl. own bike (April 27-Sept. 20) 99
    one-way transfer Munich - Passau (total 1-8 pers.)
    from 270
    Additional night
    Passau + Vienna 4* (dbl/sgl) 76/110

    Best - Price - Guarantee

    If you would verifiably receive better conditions and/or prices from another tour operator at the time of booking we guarantee at least the same conditions PLUS 1 handlebar bag for FREE!
    All prices per person in EUR


    Hotel samples

    Predominantly well-chosen 4-star hotels with comfort, in rural regions also very comfortable 3-star inns/hotels with a private and family atmosphere and the quite personal care. Here you can enjoy the worldwide known Austrian guest friendliness.

    Passau: IBB Hotel Passau
    Schlögener loop: 4*Hotel Donauschlinge
    Aschach: Faustschlössl
    Linz: Arcotel Nike
    Perg: Jägerwirt
    Strudengau: Schatzkastl
    Nibelungengau: Schwarzer Bär, Hotel Post Melk, Wachauerhof Renner
    Krems/surroundings: Hotel Arte
    Tulln: Design-Hotel Römerhof 4*
    Vienna: 3* Hotel Novotel Suites Wien City

    NotePlease be informed that these are hotel samples and therefore subject to alteration! Find Your final hotel bookings at Your hotel list after/at booking.


    Bicycles inclusive panniers

    Trekking bikes

    • Ladies trekking bike 21-speed, freewheel, 28 inch tyres
    • Men’s trekking bike 21-speed, freewheel, 28 inch tyres
    • E-Bikes: KTM Macina Fun, unisex or mens frame, 8 or 9 speed
    • Child E-Bike (from 130cm)
    • Trailer, Child seats, Child bikes

    E-bikes | electrical bikes | pedelecs

    E-Bikes are a great opportunity for people with different fitness level to take on a bike holiday together. With e-bikes every tour is a delight!

    Please note: E-Bikes are very popular. As tghere is limited availybility please reserve your bikes early!

    Bicycle breakdowns

    It can happen even with new wheels and by best servicing. With the rental bikes you will receive repair vouchers which you can present in our authorised workshops along the way. Should a repair not be possible, please contact our service number! In a few hotels/guest houses we have some bikes on stock if you need to change them during the trip.

    Private bicycles

    You are welcome to bring your own bicycle. It is adapted especially to your needs. Do not forget to bring a repair kit with all necessary tools such as: keys, reserve tube and lock. Please check your own bicycle for operability upon arrival.

    Valid for danube cycle path: For the return journey to Passau we recommend the reservation of the bus transfer or the train ride - some trains offer bicycle-parking possibilities, however those are limited and a reservation is necessary.

    Rental bike disclaimer

    If a traveller rents a  bike, he is basically liable for damages and theft. When booking our rental bike disclaimer, we assume liability so that in case of loss or damage to the rental bike (when properly used and secured) no financial responsibility must be paid. Excluded from this are only lost keys, batteries and chargers of e-bikes, as well as damage due to intent or gross negligence.

    Details see under "Dates and Prices"


    Arrival - Parking - Departure

    Arrival by plane

    Airports: Munich (MUC), Salzburg (SZG), Linz (LNZ), Vienna (VIE)
    Train connections with 1-2 changes from Vienna Airport to Passau (travel time: approx. 3 hours).

    You will find the latest timetable here.

    Arrival by train

    Train stations: Munich, Salzburg, Linz, Vienna
    The actual timeable and prices you will find via Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB.

    Arrival by car

    Unfortunately you can not park your car free of charge in Passau. However there are varios possibilities for parking your car during your holiday - please note parking expenses have to be paid on the spot.

    Globus Garage Passau
    You can park your car in the Globus Parkig Garage which is located close to our bike handover. Acceptance times for cars from 12 to 3 pm!
    Prices garage: € 11,- per day
    Prices open terrain: € 7,- per day
    Please reserve your spot through our >>booking form

    Some of our start hotels also offer a hotel garage. This information you will find on your final travel documents.


    Private transfer from Munich airport see "Dates and Prices".

    Taxi Munich airport – Freising train station (approx. € 25,-), train ride Freising – Passau (Bavarian ticket: 1. person € 23,-. Each further person € 6,- up to 4 people)

    From April 27 - September 20 we can organize a bus transfer from your hotel in Vienna back to Passau. Especially when you bring your own bike, this is recommendable (bike transport is included). The pick-up time in Vienna is between 8.30 and 9.30 am. The transfer takes approx. 4,5 hours and ends optionally at Globus Garage (Messestraße 6) or at Passau central Station.

    Additional information

    Please note that twin rooms (seperate beds) can only be listed as an unbinding customer wish and therfore cannot be confirmed as fixed. We try our best to fulfill your wishes and thank you for your understanding!

    Helmets are mandatory in Austria for children up to 12 years! Please bring your own fitting helmet.

    Local tax payable on spot (approx. € 1 - 2,50 per person/night)


    Travel stories

    5,3 of 6 Stars | 6
    We really appreciated the a la carte option. This was why we chose your company. Thank you!...S.Y. 07/18
    5.5 29.07.2019 | Maureen K. Danube Cycle Path à la Carte / Passau - Vienna - Category B

    A la Carte - Passau to Vienna

    A wonderful 8 days of riding.. The A la Carte option gave us the choice to ride only 30 kms some days. This allowed time to explore the towns along the way, ride further afield, usually uphill, and to stop to swim several times as it was hot. (In a pevious ...
    • Overall satisfaction 6
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 5
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 5
    • Accomodation 6
    • Board 6
    • Luggage transport 6
    • Route description 5
    • On-site assistance 6
    • Route-character 6
    • Bicycle + equipment 5
    • Price-performance ratio 5
    4.4 09.07.2019 | Andrea S. Danube Cycle Path à la Carte / Passau - Vienna - Category B


    I would suggest that better details and instructions be given for finding the hotels. The instructions provided were not very clear and made for some tricky endings to a day. I suggest giving instructions in point form structure based on distance. ...
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 4
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 3
    • Accomodation 5
    • Board 5
    • Luggage transport 6
    • Route description 2
    • On-site assistance 5
    • Route-character 6
    • Bicycle + equipment 3
    • Price-performance ratio 4
    5.5 15.08.2017 | Marco O. Danube Cycle Path à la Carte / Passau - Vienna - Category A
    Everything was perfect except one thing: you did not put sufficient emphasys on the fact that the hotel in Grein was 7 km uphill. It is written but not visible enough, a good warning in red also by email would have been appreciated. One does not necessarily ...
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 5
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 5
    • Accomodation 5
    • Board 5
    • Luggage transport 6
    • Route description 6
    • On-site assistance 6
    • Route-character 6
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 5
    5.8 01.07.2015 | Scott Y. Danube Cycle Path à la Carte / Passau - Vienna

    additional comments

    It would be good to make it more clear that the bags need to be at the drop-off by 9:00 on the first morning. We were not aware of this detail at first. We really appreciated the a la carte option. This was why we chose your company. Thank you!
    • Overall satisfaction 6
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 5
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 5
    • Accomodation 6
    • Board 6
    • Luggage transport 6
    • Route description 6
    • On-site assistance 6
    • Route-character 6
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 6
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