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

Discover the Danube cycle path as you like!

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Route

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.

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 am

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

 

Overnightstay

daily-KM

KM

Arrival Day

Passau

0

KM 0

Passau

Engelhartszell
a small, dreamy village on the danube

37

KM 37

Engelhartszell

Schlögen
The Schlögener loop is quite a special peace of nature. The walk to the Schlögener look offers an unforgettable experience

7

KM 44

Schlögen

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

30

KM 74

Aschach

Linz
The capital of Upper Austria awaits you with a historical Old Town and numerous museums.

25

KM 99

Linz

Perg
a provincial town far from the big tourist paths

35

KM 134

Perg

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

30

KM 164

Grein

Persenbeug
an idyllicc place in the Nibelungengau, shortly before the Wachau; high on top is the famous place of pilgrimage Maria Taferl 

20

KM 184

Persenbeug

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

25

KM 209

Emmersdorf / Melk

Spitz
a romantic place with countless wine bars representing the heart of the Wachau valley

16

KM 225

Spitz

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

20

KM 245

Krems

Traismauer
a peaceful city between Krems and Tulln

16

KM 261

Traismauer

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

31

KM 292

Tulln

Vienna
BRAVO ! You have reached your goal! The danube cycle path is 327 KM long - you can be proud of yourself!

35

KM 327

Last day: Vienna (tourend)

Individual departure or extension.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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.

Services

  • 4-11 nights in rooms with private facilities (depending on the length of the tour, obligatory first stay in Passau and las stay in Vienna)

  • 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

Dates

Merkmale

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

    Extras

     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 / Child E-Bike 219
    Bike helmet-purchase 40
    Rental bike disclaimer touring/E-Bike 19/45
       
    Transfer
    Train ride Vienna-Passau (exkl. bike) 57
    Additional cost for train from Vienna Airport 12
    Bus ride Vienna-Passau incl. own bike, (April 27 - September 20)   94
    one-way PRIVATE transfer Munich - Passau (total 1-8 pers.)
    airport/city
    from 270
       
    Additional night
    Passau 3* (dbl/sgl) 59/82
    Vienna 3* (dbl/sgl) 70/105

     


    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

    Accommodation

    Hotel samples

    Well-chosen, comfortable inns and pensions of 3 star categories which distinguish themselves by their quite special personal mark. They are comfortable, often in a design typical for the region and provide a very authentic holiday experience. Your host is sometimes also the owner, who wants that you feel like at home.


    Passau: IBB Hotel Passau Süd
    Schlögener loop: Gasthof Luger
    Aschach: Gasthof Dieplinger
    LinzSteigenberger Avance Hotel & Spa
    PergJägerwirt
    StrudengauGasthof zur Zugbrücke
    NibelungengauGasthof zur Wachau
    Krems/surroundings: 3*Gasthof Klinglhuber
    TullnBest Western Tulln
    ViennaArcotel (Kaiserwasser, Wimberger or Donauzentrum), Mooons, Hotel Vienna


    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.

    Bicycle

    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"

    Useful

    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
    It is possible to park your car in the Globus Parking 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.


    Transfer

    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)

    Bustransfer
    From April 27 to 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 be informed that double rooms with twin beds (seperate beds) con only be listed as an unbinding custoer wis and therefore cannot be confirmed as fixed. We will do our best to fulfill your wishes and thank you for your understandning!

    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)

    Videos

    Travel stories

    5,3 of 6 Stars | 6
    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
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    4.4 09.07.2019 | Andrea S. Danube Cycle Path à la Carte / Passau - Vienna - Category B

    Instructions

    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
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    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
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    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
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