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    GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE DANUBE BIKE ROUTE

    30 YEARS DANUBE BIKE ROUTE

    In 1983 a portion of ca. 130 of the DANUBE BIKE ROUTE including the sections Danelbach near Passau to Ottenheim near Linz and Mathausen to Mitterkirchen, and many more, was finished and opened to biking. Besides day trips, more and more tourists biked along the Danube; some of them on public roads as far as Vienna.

    START AND FINISH

    Passau (50.740 inhab.) - Vienna (1,81 m. inhab.)

    TOUR PERIODS:

    Daily arrival from April, 26th to October, 13th (= last arrival)
    Low season: April, 26th to May, 3rd; September, 9th to October, 13th
    High season: May, 4th to September, 8th

    SIGHTSEEING

    Many excellent sights can be visited from the bike route:
    Passau - (cathedral, Oberhaus Castle)
    Wilhering - (Church of the 1,000 Angels)
    Linz - (cathedral, palace, main square, Lentos, Pöstlingberg)
    St. Florian - (Monastery with marble room, Imperial room, Bruckner’s Crypt etc.) Enns - (Oldest town of Austria)
    Grein - (Greinburg) Melk - (abbey)
    Spitz - (aka "Tausendeimerberg")
    Dürnstein - (baroque place)
    Krems - (UNESCO Word Heritage)
    Tulln - ("Roman town")
    Klosterneuburg - (Escorial of Austria)
    Vienna

    BIKE ROUTE

    Bike at 321 m sea level from Passau off the traffic on a flat path and slightly downhill to 183 m sea level in vienna.

    OUR SERVICE

    • Unattended private parking in the open near the bike handover place in Passau incl.
    • Parking garage available for extra booking at € 25,- (with barrier, near the train station)
    • Accommodation in Linz includes admission tickets to the “museum of the month”
    • VIP return transfer by bus directly from the hotel in Vienna (depart ca. 8:00 a.m.) to the parking or the train station in Passau (arrive ca. 1:30 p.m.)
    • Transportation charge for guest’s own bike: € 20,- excl. transportation insurance, € 65,- incl. transportation insurance.
    • Return by train for extra € 5,-/p. (2nd class, every hrs, any type of train, transfer from/to the train station excl.). For arrivals in Vienna the train ticket Vienna – Passau is sent in advance. For a return by ship click here.
    • Danube radial tour TT50, 7x HB from € 396,-, please look here
    • Welcome and information meeting in Passau from June, 29th to August, 24th every Sat. and Tue.

    OUR ANNIVERSARY BROCHURE ...

    ... offers you the visit programme of the seminaries and monasteries, a Danube ship tour Vienna-Bratislava (booking of extra night Vienna advised), wine tastings, and Coffee & Cake in different places and towns you can choose from good gastronomic services.


    Incl. in TT 6/Anniversary Tour, please look here.


    Can be booked extra for € 49,-.