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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 2022

Main season:
Friday, 6th - 13th May 
Friday, 20th - 27th May
Friday, 27th May - 3rd June 
Friday, 3rd - 10th June
Friday, 8th - 15th July
Friday, 15th - 22nd July
Friday, 22nd - 29th July
Friday, 19th - 26th August
Friday, 26th August - 2nd September
Friday, 2nd - 9th September

Low season:
Friday, 16th - 23rd September
Friday, 30th September - 7th October

Booking restrictions

Not available:

26th August: HD, HDA
nd September: HDA
th September: all decks fully booked
30th September: all decks fully booked

PD = promenade deck

OD = upper deck

HD = main deck

HDA = main deck-ASTERN

Please note

We kindly point out that the destinations mentioned in the itinerary - if they are located in risk areas - can be experienced by changing the programme in the form of panoramic cruises by ship and/or bus excursions without disembarking from a port other than the destination port.


246 - 315 km

Tour characteristics
  • Fitness
  • Qualitäty of the road
Friday, individual arrival to Passau

until 4 p.m. to the (fenced) parking space in Passau, the main train station or straight to the ship. Transfer from the parking space/train station to the ship. Welcome snack at approx. 4 p.m. at the ship. Approx. 5 p.m. “Cast off”!

Saturday, Schlögen – Linz (56 km)

Delivery of rental bikes in the morning. Starting from UNESCO heritage site „Schlögener Schlinge“ through the uninhabited valley Kaiserau to the baroque market Aschach and via Ottensheim further on to Linz.

Sunday, Tulln – Wien (31 or 50 km)

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 (abbey – “Austria’s Escorial”) - to Vienna. Individual visit of Vienna or “guided tour by bike” on 95 % car free bike paths and GPS data available.
After dinner at approx. 8:30 p.m. sightseeing tour by bus “Vienna by night” starting from Nußdorfer Platz.

Monday, Komárom – Esztergom (56 km)

On beautiful car free bankpaths partly directly at the Danube from Komárom on the left river bank through small, dreamy cities via Moča to Esztergom. Individual visit of the cathedral.
Via the Gisela-bridge to Štúrovo, directly on the opposite site of Esztergom. Ride through the “Danube-knee".

Tuesday, 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 shop and further on to the Margarete’s island, the wonderful recreation zone in the middle of the city. Bike tour on the approx. 8 km car free island. Back to the ship, maybe with a stop at the foot of the castle-district. (22 km flat, detailed description).

Wednesday, Visit Bratislava & bike tour Bratislava – Devin - Bratislava (33/48 km)

Guided sightseeing tour Bratislava by foot (1 hour). Along the Danube bikepath to Devin, the national memorial of Slovakia with a great distance view. On the car free bikepath through floodplains and via the cyclebridge (extraordinary, impressive construction) to Schloss Hof (A) and back or large round trip Danube cyclepath/Hainburg.

Thursday, Bike tour Krems – Pöchlarn (48 km)

Leaving the UNESCO World Heritage City Krems you will soon arrive in one of the most famous places in the Wachau: Dürnstein. Continue cycling to Weißenkirchen and Spitz. From afar you will see the impressive monastery Melk which is worth seeing. Continue to Pöchlarn where the MS Primadonna is already waiting for you.

Friday, 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.

Price & Service
  • Bike cruise Passau - Budapest - Passau including all port fees
  • 7 x nights with full board in the booked double cabin
  • Private parking space in Passau (unguarded, fenced)
  • Transfer from parking place/Infopoint to the ship on arrival day and back on departure day (or from/to train station/Passau if notified)
  • Rental bike inclusive saddle bags (7gear pedal brke or 21 gear free-wheel)
  • 2 x hydrojet massage (à 15 min.) per cabin AND traditional beard shave or hairdresser (wash/dry) per cabin (appointment after registration on board)
  • Tour guide and daily personal tour-information
  • Detailed route descriptions and maps as well as gps data of the route
  • Sightseeing tour ‘Vienna by night’
  • Sightseeing tour Budapest
  • Sightseeing tour Bratislava
Beverage package (30 vouchers): + € 109,- per person
  • non-alcoholic beverages, coffee/tea, sparkling wine, open wines, beer
Surcharges for single cabin usage in % on the base price

main deck ASTERN: + 25 % surcharge
main deck: + 50 % surcharge
upper- and promenade deck: + 75 % surcharge


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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