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MS Primadonna: Classical bike and boat Cruise, Passau - Budapest - Passau

Classic bike and boat criuse on the danube from Passau to Budapest - inclusive 7 x full board in the booked double cabin an more

Authentic Donau Touristik

Combining the comfort and the service of our 4****Superior-catamaran and the beauties of Europe's 1st bike trail - the bike cruise offers all of that. It doesn't matter, if you're cycling with your own bike/ebike or a rental bike - the carfree route at the most beautiful tracks of the approx. 600 km long part of the Danube will fascinate you.

Dates and availability 2023

Main season:
Friday, 9th - 16th June
Friday, 16th - 23rd June
Friday, 21st - 28th July
Friday, 28th July - 4th August
Friday, 18th - 25th August (fully booked)
Friday, 1st - 8th September (fully booked)
Friday, 8th - 15th September (fully booked)
Friday, 15th - 22nd September (fully booked)

Low season:
Thursday, 4th - 11th May
Thursday, 11th - 18th May
Thursday, 18th - 25th May
Friday, 22nd - 29th September (fully booked)

PD = promenade deck | OD = upper deck | HD = main deck | HDA = main deck-ASTERN

Tour characteristics
  • Fitness
  • Qualitäty of the road
1st day, individual arrival to Passau

by train/car and transfer from the parking space (Donau Touristik-infopoint) or train station in Passau to the ship. Welcome evening. Approx. 6:30 p.m. “Cast off”!

2nd day, Schlögen – Linz (56 km)

Starting from UNESCO World Heritage Site „Schlögener Schlinge“ through the uninhabited valley Kaiserau to the baroque market Aschach and via Ottensheim further on to Linz.

3rd day, Tulln – Wien (31 km)

After breakfast individual visit of the Egon Schiele-museum and garden exhibition in Tulln. Bike tour from the flower-city Tulln, with nice view to the extensions of the Viennese forest past Klosterneuburg to Vienna. Individual visit of Vienna or tour by bike (+ 18 km). After dinner sightseeing tour by bus (2 hours) from Nußdorfer Platz.

4th day, Esztergom - Szentendre (59 km) - Budapest (40 minutes by train/22 km by bike)

Arrival at 9:30 a.m. On the E6 through the Danube Bend on car-free cycle paths (75 %), access roads (10 %) and secondary roads (15 %) to the ferry to Szob (payable on site). Past Visegrád (castle, townscape, citadel) to Vác and by ferry to the Szentendre island and in the same name vineyard | by train (payable on site, approx. every hour) to Budapest and/or car-free to the ship.

5th day, Visit Budapest / Bike tour to the Margarete’s island (22 km)

Sightseeing tour Budapest by bus (3 hours). In the afternoon on 100 % car-free bike paths into the pedestrian zone to stroll around and/or shop and further on to the Margarete’s island, the wonderful recreation zone in the middle of the city. In the evening by ship through the beautifully illuminated Magyar metropolis.

6th day, Visit Bratislava & bike tour Bratislava – Devin - Bratislava (33/48 km)

Guided city walk Bratislava (1 hour) and later along the Danube-bike path via Wolfsthal to Hainburg and to Schloss Eckartsau (castle). Back on same way or further to Schloss (castle) Hof and Devín (approx. 6 km busy secondary road).

7th day, Bike tour Krems – Pöchlarn (48 km)

From UNESCO World Heritage City Krems to Dürnstein. Continue cycling to Spitz and from afar you will see the impressive monastery Melk which is worth seeing. Continue to Pöchlarn.

8th day, Disembarkation/Passau

Arrival in Passau at approx. 9 a.m. – after the breakfast at approx. 10 a.m. bus transfer to the train station/parking space and home journey.

In the interest of your safety, the 1st captain may change the programme at any time (even at short notice) due to high water, low water or other cases of HIGHER FORCE. Arrival times are subject to lock waiting times and normal water levels.

Price & Service
  • Bike cruise with 7 x full board incl. all port fees in the booked double cabin shower/WC/TV/tel/safe/minibar/air-conditioning
  • Private parking space in Passau (unguarded, fenced)
  • Transfer from parking space/infopoint to the ship on arrival day and back on departure day (or from/to train station Passau if notified) - fixed time
  • Rental bike inclusive saddle bags (7-gear pedal brake or 21-gear freewheel)
  • 2 x Hydrojet massage and 1 x partial body massage (à 15 minutes) and traditional beard shave or hairdresser (wash/dry) = per cabin
  • Tour guide and daily personal tour-information
  • Detailed route descriptions & maps as well as gps data of the route
  • 4 excursions: sightseeing tour by bus in Vienna and Budapest, sightseeing tour by feet in Bratislava and admission Eckartsau castle
Beverage package (30 vouchers): + € 129,- per person
  • non-alcoholic beverages, coffee/tea, sparkling wine, open wines, beer

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.

  • Children (in double cabin main or upper deck with extra bed with at least 2 full-paying guests)
    • 100 % up to 5,9 years on arrival Fr from 01.04. - 30.10.2023
  • Children (in double cabin main deck with at least 2 full-paying guests)
    • 25 % 2 children up to 15 years in extra cabin next to parents on main deck on arrival Th, Fr from 01.04. - 30.10.2023
  • Reduced price for 3-/4 bed occupancy with 2 full-paying guests
    • only € 35.- per night for the 3rd or 4th person on arrival Fr from 01.04. - 30.10.2023
  • 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 Th, Fr from 01.04. - 30.10.2023
  • Online discount
    • € 10,- per person on arrival Th, Fr from 01.04. - 30.10.2023

The benchmark of all cruise ships! With us, individuality is the big plus. From the vegetable juicer at the American buffet to the "cheese from the board" at the end of the 4-course menu, we cater to your wishes. Dietary requirements are sometimes possible, please specify when booking. The choice of dishes is characterised by the specialities of all ten Danube countries, especially Viennese cuisine really comes into its own here. In addition, we offer the lowest bottle wine prices of ALL Danube ships, for example 1 bottle (0.7 l) Bordeaux Château Lamothe-Vincent Jg. 2011 for only € 17.90. Five meals daily with breakfast buffet, served 3-course menus at lunch and 4-course menus in the evening; afternoon coffee with pastries; midnight snack.

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