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    General Information about the cycle track from Vienna to Budapest

    The Danube cycle track - Vienna-Budapest

    Explore the national park Donau-Auen with its natural verdancy, remains of ancient Roman cities, impressive towns, Slowakian and Hungarian cuisine with its delicious and hearty food.

    A varied journey that is characterized by three EU-metropolises, uncountable sights and the width of the view.

    Our Plus

    Hotels near the Danube cycle path, bike distribution and underground parking garage near or directly in the hotel, comfortable VIP bus transfer every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from the hotel in Budapest to  Vienna.

    Our service

    • If advised, you can start your cycling holiday in Budapest when arriving by plane; after an extra night in the Hungarian capital you will take the train  to Vienna and start your cycling tour.
    • If you wish to travel by car to Vienna, the underground parking garage near the first hotel is included.
    • VIP return transfer by bus is included every Friday, Saturday and Sunday directly from the hotel in Budapest to the parking place or the train station in Vienna .
    • If you transport your own bicycle by bus there is an additional charge of € 83,- with transportation insurance or € 30,- without insurance.
    • Monday till Thursday return by train with free choice of trains (tickets are valid for 4 weeks). Carriage of bicycles is possible to a limited extend in definitive trains.

    Cycle track

    In Austria and Slovakia you cycle 7 % on car-free, clearly marked bike paths, in Hungary on side streets with hardly any traffic until Györ. In Slovakia and Hungary you will cycle on the traffic-free paths directly along the Danube or near the Danube. Before Budapest you cycle on quiet roads (40%), mostly on clearly marked Danube islands. 60% paved, 40% hard dirt road.

    Start:
    Vienna (approx. 1.8 million inhabitants)

    Destination:
    Budapest (approx 1.7 million inhabitants)

    Attractions

    • One of the biggest wetland environments in Central Europe - National park "Donau-Auen"
    • Hainburg - best-known city gate of Austria
    • Pressburg, Primate’s Palace & St.Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava
    • Györ baroque old town, spacious Boulevard
    • The city of Komárom/Komárno split between Slovakia and Hungary with 7 fortresses
    • Esztergom magnificent cathedral - 3rd biggest cathedral in Europe, the largest alter piece worldwide
    • Remains of the royal castle, modern thermal baths in Visegrád
    • Szentendre romantic fishing town, identically named island
    • Budapest - the only real Danube metropolis with a city center on both banks of the Danube

    Dates 2018

    Arrival every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 4th - October 7th

    Low season: June 29th - August 31st

    High season: May 4th - June 24th; September 1st - October 7th

    Individual cycle tours

    >> Danube cycle tour: Vienna - Budapest classic

    Your expert for Vienna-Budapest:

    Iryna Severyn
    T:+43 (0)732 2080-4090