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