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    Danube cycling path - Passau-Vienna classic

    AUTHENTIC DONAU TOURISTIK

    • You stay in clearly defined hotels.
    • Additional nights possible in every city.
    • From Monday till Friday from 2 p.m., we invite you for lunch to our canteen (150 m from Linz main square/Danube cycle path) - get to know us in person!
    • Totally flexible: You can cancel this tour up to 7 days before arrival. Explore more here!

    OUR OFFER FOR YOU

    from € 578.- 7 x overnight with breakfast buffet including Danube-experience ticket, rental bike and much more

    DATES 2019

    Daily arrival from April 13th to October 13th

    Low season: April 13th to May 23rd, June 24th to July 11th and September 9th to October 13th

    High season: May 24th to June 23rd and July 12th to September 8th

    FACTS

    • Authentic bike tour in a form popular since 1983
    • 325 km bike
    • 95 % car-free, flat bike path, 5 % secondary roads and local streets

      ITINERARY

      Day 1, Arrival
      To Passau. Adjustment of rental bikes at the Donau Touristik-infopoint.

      Day 2, Schlögen (40 km)
      To Obernzell and Engelhartszell (abbey) and further on to Freizell; motor boat tour (Zille) on the Danube; be your own captain. Overnight at the Schlögener Schlinge.

      Day 3, Linz (56 km)
      Romantic through the barely populated valley to Aschach; via Eferding (castle, church) into the EU-capital of culture 2009. An additional night enables a visit of the many sights including a € 10.- city-shopping-voucher.

      Day 4, Perg/Wallsee (48 km)
      Up to the Pöstlingberg with the steepest adhesion-railway of Europe (approximately € 7.- return); to Enns, Austria's oldest city and to this day's destination by ferry.

      Day 5, Maria Taferl/Marbach (58 km)
      Through the region "Strudengau" with the romantic "Hößgang" to Ybbs and to the destination, the second largest pilgrimage city of Austria.

      Day 6, Krems (49 km)
      Past Melk (abbey) to Spitz, by ferry to Arnsdorf and further on into the UNESCO-world-heritage-city Krems.

      Day 7, Vienna (74 km)
      Into the city of flowers, Tulln and further on to Vienna-Nussdorf, the beginning of the city of Vienna. Restitution of rental bikes and by metro (payable on spot) to the hotel.

      Day 8, journey home
      Return transfer by bus or train to Passau, or with our ship MS Kaiserin Elisabeth (from Vienna 8 a.m.; to Passau 1 p.m. of the following day including transfer hotel - ship in Vienna; please advise with the booking).

      IMPRESSIONS

      Here you can find pictures, sights and further information about the cycle track.

      TOURMAP

      In this map you can see the biketour with the overnight cities in RED and further information to these cities.

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      Vienna

      The "music capital of the world" (Frank Sinatra), whose description would go beyond the scope.

      Krems

      The double-city Krems-Stein, that celebrated its 1000-year anniversary in 1995, is one of the oldest cities of Austria. The terraces, the climate and the location were significant for the development as center in the Danube area.

      Maria Taferl

      Maria Taferl is a small city with 852 inhabitants in the district Melk in Lower Austria. It's one of the most important pilgrimage cities of Austria.

      Perg

      Perg is a small Upper Austrian city in the Lower Mühlviertel at the Northern border of the Machland with 7619 inhabitants. The city is located 35 km Eastern of Linz and 7 km in the North of the Danube at the Naarn at an altitude of 250 m above sealevel.

      Linz

      Linz is the capital of Upper Austria. Worth visiting is the cathedral, the castle, main square, Pöstlingberg, Lentos museum of arts and the AEC - museum of the future.

      Schlögen

      The "Schlögener Sling", one of Upper Austria's natural wonders can be admired from the Schögener point of view.

      Passau

      Passau is located at the border to Austria, as well as at the merging of the rivers Danube, Inn and Ilz and is therefore called "city of three rivers".

      PRICES

      Per person Low season High season
      Double room Category A € 678.- € 711.-
      Single room Category A € 838.- € 871.-
      Double room Category B € 578.- € 611.-
      Single room Category B € 708.- € 741.-
           
      Surcharge arrival Fri till Sun + € 30.- + € 30.-
      Surcharge half board (6x/not in Vienna)    
      Category A + € 128.- + € 128.-
      Category B + € 105.- + € 105.-
      Surcharge E-Bike (May - September) + € 82.- + € 82.-
           
      Not included: partly city taxes up to € 2.50 per person and night  

      SERVICES

      • 7 x overnight including breakfast buffet
      • Private parking space (unguarded) in Passau
      • Welcome talk in Passau (every Saturday and Sunday in July/August)
      • Luggage transport until Vienna including liability up to € 700.- per person
      • Danube-experience ticket worth € 98.-
      • 2 x ferry ticket including bike according to the programme
      • VIP-return transfer according to the programme
      • Rental bike + saddle bag
      • Information package with tourmap
      • 7-day-service-hotline

      DISCOUNTS

      Here you can find information about children- & group discounts.

      YOUR HOTELS

      Here you can find detailed information about your hotels..

      You stay in the mentioned hotels according to "Extra nights Passau - Vienna".

      Category A: Very good (6 x) and good hotels (1 x) with best comfort and service.
      Category B: Good family-run hotels (5 x) in higher middle class and comfortable city hotels (2 x).

      GASTRONOMY

      Daily breakfast buffet, when booking half board 6 x 3-course dinner (not in Vienna).

      RENTAL BIKES

      Our rental bikes are selected to meet our stringent standards and special requirements. They are quality bikes manufactured by “Schauff” (Germany), “Kettler” (Germany), “KTM” (Austria) and “Kalkhoff” (Germany). The bikes come with either 8 speed hub gear (with back-pedal coaster brake) or 24 gear freewheel (left-lever handlebar brake). Comfortable ‘Selle- Royale’ or ‘SQLab Ergonomic’ saddles (wide or normal width) are provided in both male or female versions. Sometimes on center tours along the Etsch- und Drava-Cycle routes, we may use other makes besides those listed above. Our hired bikes also come fitted with panniers on both sides.

      PRICE GUARANTEE

      As the largest supplier of bike tours in Europe, we have cheap hotel rates, which we are handing on to you. If you find any offer - also Last-Minute! - cheaper somewhere else until 2 weeks before arrival, please send us an email with the copy of the offer, and you get the same price!

      AVAILABLE ARRIVAL DATES

      For booking, please click on your requested arrival date.

      --- YOUR CONTACT PERSON ---

      Daniela Brandstetter
      T:+43 (0)732 2080-4000