Passau-Vienna with MS Theodor Koerner - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    165-190 km/103-118 mi
  • Distance per day:
    25 - 45 km / 16 - 28 mi
  • Altitude profile:
  • Profile:
    predominantly paved cycle paths separate from main roads

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board. In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings you can choose between 2-3 menus. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Passau-Vienna - MS Theodor Koerner

Schloegen Loop, Strudengau & Wachau from EUR 624

The Tour

Passau-Vienna with MS Theodor Koerner

On this varied tour by bike and ship along the Danube, you will experience both rural Austria - the Danube valley, Strudengau and Wachau regions - and the effervescent capital cities of Vienna and Bratislava. Your tour commences on the unmistakable MS Theodor Körner, which presents itself as a classical river cruise-ship and offers varying types of cabins that cater to everyone's wishes. This tour along the Danube with the MS Theodor Koerner can wholeheartedly be recommended both to novices and experienced riders.

Passau-Vienna with MS Theodor Koerner
Passau-Vienna with MS Theodor Koerner

Day 1 Arrival in Passau
With a historic centre full of Mediterranean vibes, this town is picturesquely situated between the rivers Danube, Inn and Ilz. Embarkation: 4 pm, departure at approx. 6:30 pm, cruising through the Danube valley.

Day 2 Engelhartszell - Brandstatt, approx. 45 km/28 mi
Visit the Engelszell monastery before cycling through the awe-inspiring Danube Gorge at the Schlögen Loop.

Day 3 Brandstatt - Linz, approx. 26 km/16 mi
 In Ottensheim and Wilhering beer gardens of local breweries await your visit, before you’re off to Linz which offers great museums and the Pöstlingberg hill.

Day 4 Mauthausen - Grein, approx. 35 km/22 mi
Today you will cycle across the large plateau of the Machland region. The Celtic village near Mitterkirchen and the small Baroque town of Grein are worth a visit.

Day 5 Discovering Vienna
Go shopping on the Mariahilfer Straße, or relax in a wine tavern in Nußdorf. Vienna’s Imperial Palace, Castle Schönbrunn, the Prater and the Danube Island: there is lots to explore.

Day 6 Round trip Wachau, approx. 25-40 km/16-25 mi
The Wachau region charmingly presents itself with several small vineyards and apricot trees. You will be able to buy wine, schnapps and apricot jam directly from the producers.

Day 7 Weißenkirchen - Pöchlarn, approx. 35 km/22 mi
You will once again cycle through the wine villages of the Wachau region before following the Danube to the world famous Benedictine monastery Melk. 

Day 8 Disembarkation and departure from Passau
Enjoy cruising into the baroque episcopal town, disembarkation starts at approx 10:00 am.



Here are the details on MS Theodor Koerner.

Included in your package:

  • 7 nights aboard in your chosen category
  • full board (7 x breakfast, 6 packed lunches;
    7 x dinner, beer, vine and softdrinks incl.)
  • afternoon coffee and cake served daily
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • daily live music
  • captain’s reception and a farewell gala dinner
  • english speaking on-board tour operators
  • bike tours are introduced and discussed daily
  • detailed travel documents in english
  • passenger-, harbour- and lock dutie
  • optional rental bike
  • optional Guided Cycling Package
  • optional event tickets and guided tours, bookable aboard


  • outside cabins with ensuite WC and shower
    3 types on 3 decks
  • air conditioning
  • upper and promenade-deck cabins have adjustable windows

Rental bicycles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 7-speed gearboxes and coaster brakes or 21-speed freewheel systems, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock. We also offer e-bikes if desired.

Guided Cycling Package:

  • This package can be booked in addition for anyone who likes guided tours:
    tour guide
    ferry trips
    rental helmets
  • Dates for the "Guided Cycling Package":
    04.06. + 09.07. + 03.09.

Travel time 2021:

  • Arrival on thursdays
    30.04. + 07.05. + 14.05. + 28.05.
    04.06. + 11.06. + 18.06. + 25.06.

    02.07. + 09.07. + 16.07. + 23.07. + 30.07.
    06.08. + 13.08. + 20.08. + 27.08.
    03.09. + 10.09. + 17.09. + 24.09. + 01.10. + 08.10.
  • Minimum number of participants: 50. This tour can be cancelled by the provider up to 4 weeks prior to its commencement. If this is the case, we will strive to supply our customers with an equivalent offer.


All prices are per person in a double berth cabin.

april / october:   
twin ECO-cabin
bunk beds
624 €724 € 
twin cabin
beds with level access
684 €824 €864 €
Junior suite 994 €994 €
july / august:   
twin ECO-cabin
bunk beds
724 €824 € 
twin cabin
beds with level access
784 €924 €964 €
Junior suite 1094 €1094 €
may / june / september:   
twin ECO-cabin
bunk beds
774 €874 € 
twin cabin
beds with level access
834 €974 €1014 €
Junior suite 1144 €1144 €
ECO/twin cabin
single ocupancy
+ 50 %
Guided Cycling Package150 €
rental bike 7/21-speed50 €
e-bike150 €
private bikewithout surcharge
transfer Munch-Passau
one way/retour
69/119 €

The booking process

The Tour



  • Parking in Passau:
    - EUR 68, fenced-in outdoor area, includes transfers
    - EUR 79, roofed car park, includes transfers
    Information on how to register for parking is included in your travel documents
  • Arrival in Passau via train:
    The railway station is about 15 minutes from the quay on foot.

  • 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 35
    Rental car, one way per vehicle: EUR 100-150
    Transfer Munch-Passau one way/retour: 69/119 €

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.

Please note:
As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.

The Tour
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