Athletic Danube Bike Path
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Passau
  • Duration of trip:
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 320 km / 199 mi
  • Distance per day:
    70-85 km / 44-53 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    The Danube Cycle Path is consistently flat.
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle path, only occasionally on roads.
  • Return transfer:
    By minibus or by train (included).
Eating and drinking
Whether simple or sophisticated: Austrian cuisine is diverse and imaginative. As there is a great selection of restaurants everywhere on this journey, we do not offer half-board. A typical dinner costs between 10-20 € per person, but there are also cheaper or more exclusive restaurants available.

Athletic Danube Bike Path

6 days / 5 nights with return transfer from EUR 369

Athletic Danube Bike Path

For those who feel intense joy at the thought of cycling mile after mile, the Danube Bike Path is the perfect choice. The paths are perfect, the landscape is diverse and magnificent, there are countless country inns and snack-bars and at the end of your journey the pulsating metropolis Vienna awaits you. Indulge yourself and enjoy cycling your 80 kilometres a day. Based loosely on the words on German humorist Loriot: A life without a bike is possible, but pointless.

Cycling without luggage - Athletic Danube Bike Path
 
Cycling without luggage - Athletic Danube Bike Path

Day 1 Arrival in Passau
3-river boat trip and the historical town centre set the mood for your holiday.

Day 2 Passau - Brandstatt, approx. 70 km/44 mi
The Danube Valley becomes tight, high and steep, the Schlögener Meander is especially impressive.

Day 3 Brandstatt - Grein, approx. 83 km/52 mi
Linz invites you to take an extended break, from there you will cycle leisurely through the Machland area

Day 4 Grein - Krems, approx. 83 km/52 mi
The Strudengau and Wachau regions are the perfect backdrop four your cycle tour. Don't forget to stcok up on wine at the countless wineries.

Day 5 Krems - Vienna, ca. 85 km/53 mi
The Roman town Tulln is worth a longer break. From here you can spontaneously take the train at any time.

Day 6 Departure or extension
Your tour ends after breakfast. But why not extend your tour along the Danube Bike Path in Vienna?

 
 
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Included in your package "Athletic Danube Bike Path":

  • 5 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel to Vienna, 1 piece p.p., 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • return transfer by train excl. bike,
    13.04. - 19.10.
  • return transfer by bus or by train,
    18.05.-13.09., please reserve with your original booking,
    personal bikes are included by bus transfer
  • 3-river boat trip in Passau excl. bike
  • ferry journey Au-Schlögen incl. bike
  • entrance Stift Dürnstein
  • voucher Konditorei Hagmann
  • voucher Konditorei Leschanz
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • optional rental bike

Accommodation:

  • Category M:
    Guesthouses and hotels at the international 2*/3* level as per Hotelstars Union. All rooms are en suite with bath or shower.

Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 24 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.

Travel time 2019:

  • Arrivals daily from 13.04. to 19.10.
    the day of arrival determines the price of your tour

Prices:

All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  • 369 EUR saver price
    05.10. - 19.10.
  • 409 EUR basic price
    13.04.-17.05. + 14.09.-04.10.
  • 479 EUR seasonal price
    18.05. - 13.09.
  • 130 EUR single room surcharge
  •   70 EUR rental bike
  • 160 EUR e-bike
  •  -28 EUR discount, no return transfer
     
  •   50 EUR additional night in Passau, double room, incl. breakfast
  •   70 EUR additional night in Passau, single room, incl. breakfast
  •   70 EUR additional night in Vienna, double room, incl. breakfast
  •   85 EUR additional night in Vienna, single room, incl. breakfast

The booking process

The Tour
Info/arrival

Arrival:


  • Parking in Passau:
    There are many long-term parking spots available on the outskirts of Passau. They are multi-storey car parks, individual garages or fenced in parking spots. Transfer service is partly available. Costs from approx. 35 €/week. No reservation possible.

  • Arrival in Passau via train:
    The hotels in the Inn district are approximately 2,5 kilometres from the train station. We recommend taking a taxi, costs approx. 9 €.
  • Arrival at Munich airport:
    Distance to Passau approx. 160 km, excellent train connections, journey takes approx. 2.5 hours.
    Train ticket price per person: approx. EUR 25
    Rental car, one way per vehicle: EUR 80-120

  • Arrival at Vienna airport:
    Distance to Passau approx. 310 km, excellent train connections, journey takes approx. 2.5 hours.
    Taxi Schwechat airport to Vienna West-Station: approx. EUR 40 for up to 4 passengers
    Train ticket price per person: approx. EUR 20
    Rental car, one way per vehicle: EUR 350-400

  • Return by Minibus (included 18.05.-13.09.):
    Collection at hotel, departure approx. 8-9 am, duration approx. 4 hours, must be booked together with holiday.

  • Return transfer by train (included):
    Good connections via Vienna main train station (Wien Hauptbahnhof), change trains 1x, duration approx. 2,5 - 3 hours. You must reserve own bikes several days in advance (not included).

Perfectly looked after:

  • During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

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