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MS Primadonna: Bike and boat cruise, Passau - Vienna - Passau

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

Authentic Donau Touristik

The Danube cycle path Passau - Vienna is considered the father of all cycle paths in Europe. Away from traffic, you will experience graceful landscapes from narrow valley to the wideness of the Danube floodplains National Park. Monasteries, castles or baroque towns line the way. This is the right holiday mix. Tips for a cozy stop at a wine tavern or in a typical Viennese coffee house you get on board.

Dates and availability 2023

Friday, August 4th - Friday, 11th (fully booked)
Friday, August 11th - Friday, 18th (HDA)
Friday, August 25th - Friday, September 1st (fully booked)

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

Tour characteristics
  • Fitness
  • Qualitäty of the road
Friday, Arrival

by train/car until 4 pm and transfer from the parking space (Donau Touristik-infopoint) or train station in Passau to the ship. Welcome snack and "Cast off" at 7:30 p.m.!

Saturday, Schlögen - Linz (56 km)

Issue of the rental bikes. Starting from UNESCO World Heritage Site „Schlögener Schlinge“ through the uninhabited valley Kaiserau and via Ottensheim further on to Linz. Concert on Bruckner organ in Linz.

Sunday, Strudengau: cycle tour Linz - Grein (57 km)

Directly from the ship the cycle track leads to the beautiful green landscape. You are passing the castles Pragstein (gothic, museum), Wallsee (Habsburg) and the Greinburg (Sachsen-Coburg). On late afternoon Classic Hits concert in the Greinburg. At 6 p.m. boat trip through the Strudengau.

Monday, Ybbs - Gottsdorf - Dürnstein (59 km)

From Ybbs/Persenbeug you are cycling to Gottsdorf and Emmersdorf. You are soon reaching the first very well-known wine villages e.g. Spitz and further to Dürnstein.

Tuesday, National Park cycle tour to the castles Eckartsau & Hof (44 km)

By ship through Danube floodplains National Park and a guided tour through the hunting castel Eckartsau. After that you are cycling to the largest Marchfeld castle Schloss Hof. You can cycle back on the same path OR from Schloss Hof to the impressing bike bridge over the March, pass by Fortress Devín and back to the ship.

Wednesday, Cosmopolitan city Vienna

In the morning city tour Vienna (approx. 3 hours). After lunch you have time to visit the cosmopolitan city on your own. The entry to Art Historical Museum Vienna is included. Possibility Heurigen visit in Nussdorf/Döbling/Grinzing.

Thirsday, Wachau cycle tour Krems - Dürnstein - Melk - Pöchlarn (48 km)

Take a tour through the 1.000-year-old city Krems (UNESCO), afterwards through vineyards to the legendary Dürnstein (Richard the Lionheart), Weißenkirchen, Spitz, Willendorf and further to Melk and Pöchlarn.

Friday, Disembarkation

until 10 o’clock a.m. after breakfast and bus transfer to the parking space/train station 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 & Boat 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 and maps as well as gps-data of the route
  • 5 excursions: concert on the Bruckner organ in Linz, Classic Hits concert in the Greinburg, sightseeing tour by bus in Vienna, admission and guided tour Eckartsau castle (German and English), Entrance Art Historical Museum Vienna
Beverage package (30 vouchers): + € 129,- per person
  • non-alcoholic beverages, coffee/tea, sparkling wine, open wines, beer

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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