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    Danube Cycle Path Passau-Vienna / Agrotourism

    This is typical Austria

    • Please note: You can only take part in this trip if you are vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19!
      As of Oct 2022, subject to change.

      Feel save, book flexible: FREE rebooking up to 6 weeks prior arrival to any alternative date in 2021 - applies to bookings between May 01 and June 15 2021 , the price of the newly selected date 2021 applies in the event of a rebooking.

      Rebooking FREE OF CHARGE until 28 days prior tour start; valid for all new bookings between May 01 and ***September 15 2021***. Valid for all tour-dates 2021 – the price of the newly selected date 2021 applies in the event of a rebooking.

      This tour from Passau to Vienna is perfect for all enthusiasts of fresh, clean air and tasty homemade specialities. Enjoy the welcoming and typical Austrian farms! Experience the nature up close with all possible senses! On farms your hosts will take care of you personally and will treat you like a member of the family. With freshly homemade bread and various scrumptious goodies from the region, you will have delicious breakfast and a healthy start for each day. During the days you will cycle through historically important landscapes and in the evenings, you will be relaxing on picturesque Austrian farms.

      Alternative tour: >> Danube Impressions - from Passau to Vienna and back by bike+boat<<

      Feel save, book flexible: FREE rebooking up to 6 weeks prior arrival to any alternative date in 2021 - applies to bookings between May 01 and June 15 2021 , the price of the newly selected date 2021 applies in the event of a rebooking.

      Tour profile:

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

      Day 1: Passau

      Individual arrival. Use the remaining time for a city tour or go for a walk through the picturesque old part of the “City of Three Rivers”. Until 4 pm you take over your bikes – for late arrivals in the next morning.

      Day 2: Passau – Eferdinger Becken, approx. 55 km + ship ride Passau – Kasten

      Starting in Passau, the Danube flows through the densely forested slopes of the narrow valley in the “Bavarian Forest” until it reaches the gorgeous Danube Loop in Schlögen. Here we recommend a walk up to the famous „Schlögener Blick“. From there you have a fantastic view over this fascinating region. By bike you will continue to Brandstatt/ surroundings.

      Day 3:Eferdinger Becken – Mitterkirchen/surroundings, approx. 55 km + train ride Ottensheim – Linz

      Today’s bike leg guides you to the Upper-Austrian capital city of Linz, featured with its numerous cultural attractions. In the morning you ride to Ottensheim train station, where the train takes you to Linz. After a walking tour of the charming old-town square, your day tour moves on to the town of Enns (the oldest town in Austria). On the way, you will pass many impressive farms and buildings (square-yarded farmhouses which are typical for this region). Don’t miss the chance to visit the pre-historical museum in Mitterkirchen.

      Day 4: Mitterkirchen/surroundings – Strudengau, approx. 35 km

      Today you will bike through an extremely fascinating landscape. In this region, the narrow passages of the Danube (seen as a vortex) have been frightening captains and sailors since the ancient times. Grein, the quaint little romantic town with its castle and the oldest theatre in Austria, is certainly worth a visit.

      Day 5: Strudengau – Wachau, approx. 50 km

      This day you will reach the Wachau region. A very old winegrowing culture awaits you here. The terraced vineyards grown on the steep southern slopes of “Heaven’s Stairs” along the Danube, make this region unique in its landscape and beauty. Don’t miss a wine tasting at one of the numerous wine-taverns where you can sample the mouth-watering wines of this region. Once at the ruins of Aggstein, you can enjoy a wonderful view over the jewels of the Wachau (Spitz, Weissenkirchen and Dürnstein).

      Day 6: Wachau – Krems/surroundings, approx. 30 km

      Today you pass through the vineyards of the world-famous Dürnstein. A short but steep walk up to the ruins gives you an enchanting view over the Wachau region. From here you only have a short distance until you reach the city of Krems and your accommodation at a typical vineyard in this region.

      Day 7: Krems/surroundings – Vienna, approx. 40 km + train ride Krems – Tulln

      By train you will depart from this unique UNESCO World Cultural Heritage region. After arriving in Tulln, you will ride your bike for the last time on this tour, through the Vienna Woods (Wiener Wald) and pass through “The Gates of Vienna”. Along the way you will see the Monastery of Klosterneuburg and then continue on to the city of music: Vienna.

      Day 8: Vienna

      Some say that one must personally and even intensively experience this great city. A few of the must-sees include the famous “Naschmarkt”, the City Opera, St. Stephan’s Cathedral and of course the gorgeous imperial castle Schönbrunn. Extension at Vienna or train ride back to Passau (Season 1+2) or comfortable by bus (season 3).

    • 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). Our included train ticket from Vienna Main station to Passau can also be used directly from Vienna Airport for a surcharge of € 12,-

      You will find the latest timetable here.

      Arrival by train

      Train stations: Munich, Salzburg, Linz, Vienna
      A train ticket from Vienna to Passau is included in the tourprice. It can be used at the beginning or at the end of the tour. The bus transfer (bookable in Season 3 - see details below) can only be used for the end of the tour

      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 safely in the Globus Parking Garage wich is located close to our bike handover.
      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 € 27,-. Each further person € 9,- up to 5 people)

      In Season 3 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 double rooms with separate beds (twin rooms) can only be listed as a non-binding customer request and therefore cannot be confirmed as fixed. We try to meet 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)

    • Included services

      • 7 nights in rooms with private facilities

      • Daily breakfast

      • Daily luggage transport (1 suitcase per person/max. 23 kg)

      • 1 x ship ride Passau – Kasten incl. bike

      • 1 x train Ottensheim – Linz incl. bike

      • 1 x train Krems – Tulln incl. bike

      • 1 x train ride Vienna central station – Passau (transfer of own bike not included) in season 1+2

      • 1 x bus ride Vienna – Passau (incl. own bike) in season 3, train ride back possible, advanced notification necessary (excl. transfer of own bikes

      • Service-hotline (also on weekends)

      • Handlebar bag with digital route book and information material per room (also available as GPX file)

    • Dates


        Season / Period
        • S2   04.05. - 17.05.24
        • daily
        • S3   18.05. - 20.09.24
        • daily
        • S1   21.09. - 28.09.24
        • daily


        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
        Reduction "no return ticket" Vienna-Passau -34
        Extra cost for train ride from Vienna airport 12
        Private transfer Munich - Passau - one-way / 1-8 persons
        from airport or city
        from 270
        Additional night
        Passau 3* (dbl/sgl) 59/82
        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

        Carefully selected farms or family-runned inns and 3* hotels which are typical for these surroundings. They are comfortable and mostly in a typical for the surrounding furnished design. Your host is often also the owner of your accommondation and he will do his best to feel welcomed and feel like at home. Moreover, he will try to fullfill all your wishes as best as he can.

        Passau: IBB Hotel Passau Süd

        Surrounding Brandstatt: Farm Rechberger

        Surroundings Mitterkirchen: Farm Moser

        Strudengau: Farm Pichlbauerhof

        Surroundings Wachau: Hotel Kienesberger

        Surroundings Krems: Wein & Wohnen Rethaller

        Vienna: Hotel Capri

        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.

        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"

      • 5.6 13.05.2022 | Cigdem K. Danube Cycle Path Passau-Vienna / Agrotourism

        Danube Cycle Path 2022

        Very well designed cycling tour. The route and accomodation was perfect.
        • Overall satisfaction 5
        • Booking handling 6
        • Travel documents 6
        • Information at the beginning of the tour 6
        • Accomodation 5
        • Board 5
        • Luggage transport 6
        • Route description 5
        • On-site assistance 6
        • Route-character 6
        • Bicycle + equipment 6
        • Price-performance ratio 6
        4.2 26.05.2017 | Carole H. Danube Cycle Path Passau-Vienna / Agrotourism

        Excellent Cycling Tour Passau to Vienna

        Our cycling trip from Passau to Vienna along the Danube ranks as one of our best vacations ever. Spectacular scenery, castles and cathedrals, and some friendly people helped make our trip a success. We booked the agrotour with Rad+Reisen, which was mostly ...
        • Booking handling 5
        • Travel documents 5
        • Information at the beginning of the tour 3
        • Accomodation 3
        • Board 3
        • Luggage transport 6
        • Route description 4
        • On-site assistance 4
        • Route-character 6
        • Bicycle + equipment 5
        • Price-performance ratio 3
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