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Cycling Tour Self-guided 6-days Passau to Linz Level 1

  • 6days
  • Germany

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 Passau to Vienna 6-day Cycling Tour the mighty Danube River

Would you like to cycle along the mighty Danube river, but don’t have much time to spend? If that’s the case, then this is the perfect tour for you. This direct and to the point tour guides you from Passau to Vienna, which is one of the most popular cycling paths in Europe. During the six days you will ride around a moderate 56km per day. With the ideal combination of cycling and Austrian hospitality, you have enough time to relax and visit many of the cultural highlights along the Danube.

Tour Character: Level 1

The cycling path is completely paved from one end to the other, flat, almost always directly along the riverbank and is very suitable for beginners and children. This cycling tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility. Individual requests are in special cases possible (ie. handicapped accessible room).

Highlights:

  • Passau 
  • Great Danube Loop
  • Linz – Capital of Upper Austria
  • Grein - City Theatre 
  • Romantic Wachau 
  • Abbey of Melk & the city of Krems 
  • Waltz metropole Vienna 

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 5 nights in 3* and 4* hotel and inn accommodation 
  • Breakfast (surcharge, in Vienna only breakfast) 
  • Daily luggage transport (1 suitcase per person/ max. 20kg)
  • 1 bottle of high-level wine in the Wachau Valley per room 
  • A tasting of regional products 
  • 1 x ship Passau- Schlögen incl. bike 
  • 1 x train Krems - Vienna incl. bike 
  • 1 x train ride Vienna central station – Passau (transfer of own bike not included) in season 1+2 
  • 1 x bus ride Vienna - Passau (incl. own bike ) in season 3, train ride back possible (advanced notification necessary)
  • 7-day service-hotline 
  • Handlebar bag with route book, maps and information material per room 

Not included in the Tour:

  • Reduction for “no return to Passau” 30 EUR 
  • Supplement train ride Vienna airport – Vienna central station 16 EUR 
  • Local tax payable on spot (approx. 1 - 2,5 EUR per person/night)
  • Helmet purchase – payable in advance € 49
  • Tourist taxes, if due
  • Private transfer Munich city center or airport – hotel Passau, One way € 300 (1-8 pers.)

Notes:

  • The mileages and approximations are distances of the recommended routes
  • Please be prepared by packing all necessary items, for example, proper rain gear (jacket and pants), sun hat, sunscreen and proper sports shoes
  • In Austria it is mandatory for children up to 12 years to wear a helmet when on a bike

Arrival/parking/departure:

  • Departures daily

Please book your bike (78 EUR) or e-bike (179 EUR) when you book the tour: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Passau

    Individual arrival. Once in Passau enjoy the day of leisure by strolling through the narrow and winding streets of this quaint city or simply relaxing in a typical beer garden. Historical heritage is to be found and encountered around every corner. The “City of Three Rivers” i.e. river Danube, Inn and Ilz continues to be an inspiration to all. Between 4pm and 7pm bike hand over – for late arrivals on the next morning.

  • Day 2

    Passau – Linz, approx. 53km + ship ride Passau - Schlögen

    Starting the tour nice and easy by ship, you travel through the magnificent Schlögener Loop. The Granite Mountains of the Mühlviertel have forced the Danube into a 180-degree bend. Along the wooded lush slopes of the narrow green valley, the river escorts you to the capital of Upper Austria and European Culture Capital of 2009: Linz.

  • Day 3

    Linz – Strudengau approx. 60km

    A worthwhile excursion to Enns, the oldest town in Austria, is highly recommended although it is left up to you to decide. In the gorgeous Baroque village Grein, a few highlights including Austria’s oldest theatre, the Maritime Museum and the city’s impressive castle Greinburgcan be visited.

  • Day 4

    Strudengau – Nibelungengau, approx. 46km

    Once leaving Grein, you cycle through the stunning Nibelungengau over to Pöchlarn, where you find the monument of Nibelungen and the birthplace of artist Oskar Kokoschka. From a distance and high above the Danube, one of the most famous buildings in the region, the Benedictine Abbey of Melk, salutes you with grandeur.

  • Day 5

    Nibelungengau – Vienna, approx. 48km + train ride Krems - Vienna

    Today you will experience the captivating landscape of the Wachau valley. You pass through the extremely romantic winery villages Spitz, Weißenkirchen and Dürnstein. After that you visit Krems, the 1000-year-old wine-growing town complete with gothic architecture. From Krems you travel by train to the metropolis and city of Waltz: Vienna.

  • Day 6

    Vienna

    Before leaving Vienna, make sure to visit the famous Naschmarkt (international foods/goods) and stop by the beautiful imperial castle Schönbrunn. Extension at Vienna or train ride back to Passau (Season 1+2) or comfortable by bus (season 3).

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Jun 18 2022 Jun 23 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
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Double rooms 615€
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Jul 01 2022 Jul 06 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 07 2022 Aug 12 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 08 2022 Aug 13 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 10 2022 Aug 15 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 11 2022 Aug 16 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 12 2022 Aug 17 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 14 2022 Aug 19 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 15 2022 Aug 20 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 16 2022 Aug 21 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 18 2022 Aug 23 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
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Aug 19 2022 Aug 24 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 20 2022 Aug 25 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 21 2022 Aug 26 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 22 2022 Aug 27 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 23 2022 Aug 28 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 24 2022 Aug 29 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 25 2022 Aug 30 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 26 2022 Aug 31 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 27 2022 Sep 01 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 28 2022 Sep 02 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 29 2022 Sep 03 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 30 2022 Sep 04 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Aug 31 2022 Sep 05 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 01 2022 Sep 06 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 02 2022 Sep 07 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 03 2022 Sep 08 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 04 2022 Sep 09 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 05 2022 Sep 10 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 06 2022 Sep 11 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 07 2022 Sep 12 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 08 2022 Sep 13 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 09 2022 Sep 14 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 10 2022 Sep 15 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 11 2022 Sep 16 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 12 2022 Sep 17 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 13 2022 Sep 18 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 14 2022 Sep 19 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 15 2022 Sep 20 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 16 2022 Sep 21 2022 10 Single rooms 779€
Double rooms 615€
Sep 17 2022 Sep 22 2022 10 Single rooms 599€
Double rooms 435€
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Sep 20 2022 Sep 25 2022 10 Single rooms 599€
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Sep 22 2022 Sep 27 2022 10 Single rooms 599€
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Sep 23 2022 Sep 28 2022 10 Single rooms 599€
Double rooms 435€
Sep 24 2022 Sep 29 2022 10 Single rooms 599€
Double rooms 435€

Car rental in Germany

If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.

Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote

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