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    Danube cycle track: Jubilee tour - the bike belongs to you!

    • Karl Drais, inventor of the ‘Laufmaschine‘ in 1817, also known as the ‘draisienne, or ‘Velocipede’ the very earliest form of the bicycle.
    • To celebrate this 22 year anniversary, we are pleased to present to you as a gift: The free inclusion of your train travel for your tour OR a bike to ride for the tour and yours to keep afterwards. You simply decide and choose when booking.
    • Also, you will get a ‘Donau-Adventure Ticket’ that gives you entry to many places of interest as well as ‘Coffee and Cake’ stops during your tour.

    OUR OFFER FOR YOU

    from € 619,- / 6 x nights with breakfast buffet, "Danube-Adventrue Ticket" and more

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    • Individual bike tour from city to city
    • 274 km by bike, 24 minutes by train and 50 minutes by ship.
    • 98% of the cycle-route is level and just 2% on secondary roads.

    DATES 2017

    Daily arrival from July 1st – August 30th

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    ROUTE

    Day 1, Arrival
    in Passau. By train to Passau and in 4☼☼☼☼ accommodation in Hotel IBB close to the train station. OR Arrival by car in Passau (private car parking included) and stay in the 4☼☼☼☼Hotel Dormero. Then, choose your Kalkhoff-bike of a suitable size. This, along with the wheel lock, now belongs to you!

    Day 2, Linz (64 km ride and 50 mins by ship)
    A short boat journey on the Danube to Engelhartszell (on Mondays to Kasten). Along the south bank of the Danube through Wesenufer to the Schlögener Schlinge. Continuing on to the scarcely populated Kaiserau to Aschach and arrival in Linz.  

    Day 3, Grein/Ardagger (59 km)
    Journey up the Pöstlingsberg on the steepest railway in the world. Along the Danube to the hydro-electric power station at Abwinden, then onward through the area of Strudengau toward Grein/Ardagger. 

    Day 4, Leiben/Melk (46 km)
    Visit the town theatre in Grein. Cycle tour through Nibelungengau and our destination for the day. Stay in 3☼☼☼ Guesthouse. Overnight stay in the 4☼☼☼☼ Hotel Steigenberger.          

    Day 5, Krems (47 km)
    Further now along the Danube’s right-hand bank through Spitz and the UNESCO World Heritage town of Wachau to Dürnstein and Krems. An atmospheric wine tasting. Stay overnight in the 3☼☼☼ Hotel Klinglhuber or Hotel Arte. 

    Day 6, Vienna (58 km, 24 mins by train)
    Through Traismauer to Tulln - the Town of Flowers – then on to the Diocese of Klosterneuburg. Continue from Greifenstein (hand back the hire bikes) by fast train into the Austrian capital. Stay in the 4☼☼☼☼ Hotels NH Danube or Arcotel Kaiserwasser. 

    Day 7, Journey home By train from Vienna to your home destination OR by bus together with your Kalkhoff Bike back to Passau.

    MAP

    In the map you will find the route of your journey/your travel.

    PRICES

    Per person  
    Double room € 619,-
    Single room € 734,-
       
    surcharge half board + € 106,-
    surcharge for bus return (incl. Kalkhoffbike) + € 30,-

    SERVICES

    • 6 x Bed and breakfast-buffet
    • Return train journey on German/Austrian networks with free choice of trains, 2nd Class from any station-route and bike hire for the tour

      Or:
        
    • 1 brand- new Kalkhoff-bike ready to ride from Passau
    • Luggage service to Vienna insured to a value of up to € 700,- per person
    • A ‘Donau-Adventure Ticket’ worth € 98,- for wine-tasting, entry to attractions and more
    • 2 train tickets and ship passages (including bikes).
    • An information package with route maps
    • GPS details of route
    • 7-day customer service number

    YOUR HOTELS

    You will spend the nights in 3☼☼☼ and 4☼☼☼☼ quality hotels mentioned or in some cases of the same value. Daily breakfast buffet.

    CULINARY

    Daily breakfst buffet. Half-board 3-course evening meal.

    OUR E-BIKES

    Our E-Bikes are from the companies KTM-Bikersfun and Kalkhoff Marke AGATTU. They have a sportive appearance and easy to Transport in Trains - even without electric drive- and are easily transported in trains. The deposit for one E-Bike is € 180,-. It is possible to drive up to 80 km with one charging.

    Return transfer
    All our tours include return transfer to your starting point. For the transfer of your individual bike you can choose our service for surcharge.

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    Nina Wiesinger
    T:+43 (0)732 2080-56