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Wachau 3 Rivers One Hotel 6-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 1
Come here and get back to your personal pace. The Wachau Region, one of Austria’s most beautiful regions invites you to practice slowing down off the beaten track. Conquer the silent, soft and romantic Danube valley by bike and you will see – possibilities are endless and diversified. No matter if by the landscape, the delicious wine or culinary specialties, the enchanting Wachau will convince you of its beauty and diversity.
Fully developed, flat cycle path directly along the banks of the Danube. Also very suitable for beginners and children; Kamptal cycle path easy gradients, cycle path is not always asphalted, also gravel and forest paths; Göttweig roundtrip with steep ascent to the monastery.
Please book your bike (109 EUR) or e-bike (199 EUR) when you book the tour: [email protected]
Slow Tours offers a number of other Cycling Tours in Europe
Individual arrival. Use the day to explore the surroundings and let the day end with a glass of original Wachau wine.
Melk – Spitz – Weißenkirchen – Dürnstein – Krems/Mautern, approx. 37km + cruise Krems - Melk
This day starts with a cruise trip to Melk. Take your time to visit the beautiful monastery. We recommend visiting the Venus from Willendorf, going for a walk in the lovely town of Spitz with its 1000-bucket-hill and exploring the castle and the ruins of Dürnstein. In Dürnstein you will also enjoy a typical Wachau snack (included).
Traisental cycle path St. Pölten - Krems/Mautern, approx. 40 km + train ride Krems - St. Pölten (possible on day 3 only)
In the morning you take the train to St. Pölten, the capital of Lower Austria. Stroll through the baroque city centre and enjoy a coffee in the country's second oldest pedestrian zone. Visit the town hall square and the cathedral square, both testimonies to a long Roman past. Modern highlights of the city are the Festspielhaus, the Landtagsschiff and the Lower Austrian Provincial Museum. Along the Traisental cycle path you cycle back to the Danube via Herzogenburg, with its impressive Augustinian Canons' Monastery and Traismauer. The last few kilometres you cycle along the Danube cycle path back to your hotel in Krems/Mautern.
Kamptal cycle path Rosenburg – Krems/Mautern, approx. 42km + train ride Krems – Rosenburg (possible on day 4 only)
A train gets you to Rosenburg in the morning. The correspondent renaissance palace offers, and additionally a beautiful scenery, bird of prey demonstrations. You cycle along the Kamptal cycle path towards Gars am Kamp. The former residency of the Babenberg clan – the ruins of GarsThunau, awaits you. You pedal back to Krems and pass through the historic wine town of Langenlois which invites you to have some coffee or tea break in the picturesque old town.
Krems/Mautern – Aggsbach/Aggstein – Melk, approx. 37km + train ride Emmersdorf - Krems (possible on day 5 only)
After a rich breakfast you start your bike tour. Commencing in Krems you cycle along the Danube cycle path through picturesque villages. In Aggsbach you should not miss to visit the charter house. It was founded by Heidenreich Von Maissau in 1380. If you are still fit enough for pa steep ascend, you can make your way to the ruins of Aggstein. As you cycle onwards, small wine taverns can be found along the waysides. The imposing monastery of Melk greets you from afar and is at the same time today’s final destination. You get back to Krems by train (ticket from June 02 – October 02 included, no train ride possible beyond these dates).
Danube cycle path Krems/Mautern – Tulln, approx. 43 km + train ride Tulln-Krems (possible on day 5 only)
Ride the centerpiece of the classical Danube cycle path. Especially the beautiful flower-town of Tulln should not be missed. You can also visit the famous garden fair called “Die Garten Tulln” from April until October. Catch the included train Tulln - Krems (outside the season of Wachaubahn).
Krems/Mautern – Furth – Göttweig – Angern, approx. 25km
Today you cycle the “Göttweig tour”. Past the wine-towns of Mautern, Furth and Palt you will see different cultures like vineyards, wheat fields and forests as you cycle on to Göttweig Abbey (steep ascend). There are approx. 45 monks living in Göttweig at the moment. Enjoy the view!
Day trip to Vienna
If you want to explore a metropolis you can catch a train from Krems to Vienna (approx. 1hr, not included). Meet the beautiful multicultural, musical city of Vienna between Mozart, Sissi and the St. Stephans Cathedral. Also do not forget to eat the famous Viennese Schnitzel.
Day of rest in Krems
This day is dedicated to the wine town Krems. After the wine tasting at the winemakers Krems you should stroll through this lovely town. In the pedestrian area you will find several shops which can be useful if you still need souvenirs for your loved ones at home. The Krems Cathedral, the Piaristenkirche as well as the “Steiner Tor” invite you to an expedition. If you do not want to spare physical activity today, you may also want to take a walk in the vineyards.
Please note, that Rosenburg castle is opening only in May – customers who arrive in April are not able to visit the castle. (of course the bike tour is possible anyway! )
Tours marked with are special prices.
|Start||End||Max. No. Guests||Accommodation||Price p.p.|
|Sep 24 2023||Sep 29 2023||10||Single rooms||829€|
|Oct 01 2023||Oct 06 2023||10||Single rooms||759€|
|Oct 08 2023||Oct 13 2023||10||Single rooms||759€|
|Oct 15 2023||Oct 20 2023||10||Single rooms||759€|
|Oct 22 2023||Oct 27 2023||10||Single rooms||759€|
|Oct 29 2023||Nov 03 2023||10||Single rooms||759€|
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