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MS Primadonna: Bike Cruise, Passau - Iron Gate - Vienna

Bike and boat on the Danube from Passau to the Iron Gate with disembarkation in Vienna – including 11 x full board and much more on the 4**** Superior MS Primadonna

Authentic Donau Touristik

You will experience the most beautiful sections of the European Cycle Route E6 between Passau and the Iron Gate, in addition to a great boat ride through the vastness of Hungary, the Danube Bend or the breakthrough valley through the wild Carpathians. The national parks Duna-Dráva and Kopački rit (swamp area) as well as the Silver Lake in Serbia offer lasting impressions.

Dates and availability 2024

Friday, 7th - Tuesday, 18th June (fully booked)

PD = promenade deck | OD = upper deck | HD = main deck | HDA = main deck „ACHTERN"

  • 427 km of cycling on flat and well-marked paths
  • explore the EuroVelo E6 bike route between Passau and the Iron Gate by bike
Tour characteristics
  • Fitness
  • Quality of the bike paths
  • Signage
Friday, individual arrival

to Passau by train or car. Transfer from the Donau Touristik private parking lot or Passau main station to the ship. Boarding from 4:30 PM. During the welcome dinner at around 7:00 PM, set sail through the Danube loop at Schlögen, passing along the longest slope and gorge forests in Central Europe near Aschach (passage at around 9:30 PM).

Saturday, Wachau (45 km)

Distribution of rental bikes. Bike tour from Pöchlarn via Melk, with its impressive abbey, and further to the wine villages of Spitz, Dürnstein to Krems (UNESCO World Heritage).

Sunday, Danube Meadows/Bratislava (48 km)

Optional: guided city walking tour of Bratislava (approximately 1 hour). Bike tour car-free to the Danubiana Meulensteen island (individual visit: gallery, cafes, etc.) and further over the Lužný Bridge and along the Danube Cycle Path to Šamorín.

Monday, Puszta (58 km)

Optional: guided tour of Kalocsa Cathedral and Baroque Episcopal Palace. From around 11:30 AM, car-free past herds of cattle, pigs, and horses to the Baroque city of Baja.

Tuesday, Sava Cycle Path (45 km)

Arrival around noon in Belgrade. Optional: city tour with Kalemegdan Fortress (duration approximately 2.5 hours). Along the Sava Cycle Path to Ada Ciganlija Island and further to Lake Savsko Jezero. Return via the famous cyclist bridge in Brankov and the car-free Waterfront district.

Wednesday, Iron Gate and Kladovo (28 km)

By bike to the Turkish fortress Fetislam and further to a winery near Vrbica/Korbovo. Then back to the ship. By ship through the 120 km rocky route of the Iron Gate at around 7:30 PM (sunset around 8:00 PM).

Thursday, Silver Lake (34 km)

After breakfast, to Golubac (Serbia's largest fortress, individual visit). Continue by ship to Veliko Gradište during lunch. Bike tour Veliko Gradište, car-free to Silver Lake/Srebrno Jezero, and back.

Friday, Metropolis of Vojvodina (34 km)

After breakfast, arrival in Novi Sad with a magnificent cityscape and the former capital of Southern Hungary. Along the car-free Danube Cycle Path to a Čarda (small restaurant) with the opportunity for a break and back to the ship. Optional: city tour with Petrovaradin Fortress.

Saturday, Duna-Dráva National Park (48 km)

In the late morning, through the national park to Kölked (Stork Museum), on to the Sátorhely Memorial, and back.

Sunday, Budapest (24 km)

Optional: city tour by bus (duration approximately 3 hours). Bike tour to Margaret Island. Boat ride through the festively illuminated Danube metropolis.

Monday, Esztergom Cathedral and Slovakian Danube Cycle Path (56 km)

On car-free dam paths through small, dreamy villages like Moča to the fortress town of Komárno. Return rental bikes near the landing stage.

Tuesday, Vienna

Disembarkation after breakfast until 10:30 AM and bus transfer to the Donau Touristik private parking lot/Passau main station for the journey home or an extended night in Vienna.

Program changes on the journey are, in the interest of your safety, at discretion of the 1st captain due to factors such as high water, low water, or other cases of FORCE MAJEURE, at any time (even at short notice). Arrival times are subject to lock waiting times and normal water levels.

Price & Service
  • Bike cruise with 11 x full board incl. port fees in the booked double cabin shower/toilette/TV/tel./safe/minibar/adjustable air condition
  • Passenger transfer to the ship (set times) in Passau
  • 1 x hydrojet waterbed muscle massage (approx. 15 minutes) per cabin
  • Onboard tour guide with daily tour briefing
  • Route description and maps (also GPS data on request)
  • Return transfer bus/train Vienna - Passau
  • Entrance to Golubac fortress (Serbia) and wine tasting (Kladovo) according to tour
Single occupancy surcharges in double cabins on base price

Main Deck „ACHTERN" + 25 % surcharge
Main Deck + 50 % surcharge
Upper and Promenade Deck
+ 75 % surcharge

Private parking Passau + € 65.-

unguarded, fenced

Excursion package + € 155.-

City tour Bratislava and Novi Sad, guided tour Kalocsa Cathedral and Bishop‘s Palace, City tour Belgrade und Budapest, Entrance Monostori Fortress (minimum 20 persons).
Please book additional services, such as the excursion package, at the time of booking. Some excursions can also be booked individually, subject to availability and according to the price list on board (e.g., city tour in Budapest, approximately € 50.-).

Extra night Vienna 1 x bed and breakfast per person

double room + € 92.-
single room + € 143.-


If you have a cheaper offer for bike tours, bike and boat tours or cruises with the same services or dates at the time of booking, please send us a copy of the offer by e-mail. If you book at Donau Touristik, you will receive the best price.

You can find the details here.

  • discount via web
    • € 10,- per person on arrival Fr from 01.04. - 30.10.2024
  • Children
    • 100 % children up to 5,9 years in double cabin main or upper deck with extra bed with at least 2 full-paying guests (max. 2 children) on arrival Fr from 01.04. - 30.10.2024
    • only € 35.- per night for the 3rd or 4th person up to 18 years for 3-/4 bed occupancy with 2 full-paying guests on arrival Fr from 01.04. - 30.10.2024
  • Promotional code
    • If you have a promotion code, add it in the booking mask under comments. After we have checked the validity and amount we will reduce the price. on arrival Fr from 01.04. - 30.10.2024
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