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

  • 6days
  • Germany

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A Cycling Tour for the whole family, Passau to Linz 6-days

Children love family cycle tours! What is nicer than cycling with the parents and grandparents along the beautiful River Danube Cycle Path? The short and easy daily stages are easy for the kids to manage. Along the cycle tour great adventures along wait for you: castles, boats, mermaids and the fairytale world at Pöstlingberg in Linz. You can also stop at the Danube beaches for an enjoyable break.

Tour Character: Level 1

The cycling path is completely paved from one end to the other, flat, almost always directly along the riverbank and very suitable for beginners and children. 


  • Old town of Passau
  • Water adventure world “Haus am Strom 
  • Viewpoint of the “Schlögener Schlinge” 
  • The ruin Schaunberg 
  • Fairy tale land Linz – Pöstlingberg 

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 5 nights in family friendly 3* and 4* hotel and inn accommodation 
  • Breakfast or 5x dinners (surcharge)
  • Daily luggage transport (1 suitcase per Person/ max. 23 kg) 
  • 1x boat trip Passau–Kasten incl. bike 
  • Train ride Ottensheim–Linz incl. bike
  • Child-friendly hotel equipment (playroom, playground or garden) 
  • Train ride Linz - Passau (Transfer of own bikes not incl.) 
  • 7-day service-hotline 
  • Handlebar bag with route book, maps and information material per room 

Not included in the Tour:

  • Supplement train ride WESTBAHN Linz – Vienna Central station or Westbahnhof train station 30 EUR 
  • Supplement train ride Vienna airport – Passau 19 EUR 
  • Supplement train ride Linz – Vienna airport 40 EUR 
  • Reduction for “no train ticket” Linz – Passau 30 EUR 
  • Local tax payable on spot (approx. 2,5 EUR per person/night) 
  • Helmet purchase 39 EUR - Must be reserved at the time of booking
  • Arrival and departure


  • 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 12years to wear a helmet when on a bike 


  • Daily departure 

Please book your bike (88 EUR) or e-bike (198 EUR) when you book the tour: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Passau Arrive with your family for your cycle holiday along the Danube Cycle Path. Check-in, handover of your travel documents and you receive your rental bikes in our bike centre. Enjoy a stroll through the beautiful old town of Passau and the ships in the pier arouse enthusiasm by the grown-ups and kids.

  • Day 2

    Passau–Niederranna/sourroundings, approx. 15 km + boat ride Passau-Kasten After breakfast enjoy the boat trip from Passau to Kasten, where your cycle tour starts. After a few kilometres you see the mermaid, called Isa, We also recommend a visit of the water adventure world “Haus am Strom” in Engelhartszell.

  • Day 3

    Niederranna/sourroundings–Obermühl, approx. 20 km Soon, you reach the world famous “Schlögener Schlinge”, where the River Danube made its way in millenniums through the hard granite rock in a S loop. Fortresses and ruins flank the wooded hills and emboss the scenery. Family tip: Walk to the viewpoint of the “Schlögener Schlinge”.

  • Day 4

    Obermühl–Eferding, approx. 20 km As soon as you leave behind the Upper Danube Valley, the fertile Eferdinger Becken spreads out before you. Vegetable & fruit areas under cultivation line up along the cycle path and we recommend tasting the piquant “Essiggurkerl” or the delicious asparagus specialities. Family tip: the ruin Schaunberg revives the knight's time.

  • Day 5

    Eferding–Linz, approx. 20 km Leisurely you cycle along the south side of the Danube Cycle Path up to power station in Ottensheim, where you cycle to the other side of the river. From Ottensheim you take the train to Linz. Family tip: Visit the fairytale world at Pöstlingberg in Linz.

  • Day 6

    Linz Return by train to Passau from your cycling tour (included).

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Sep 15 2023 Sep 20 2023 10 Single rooms 509€
Double rooms 379€
Sep 16 2023 Sep 21 2023 10 Single rooms 509€
Double rooms 379€
Sep 17 2023 Sep 22 2023 10 Single rooms 509€
Double rooms 379€
Sep 18 2023 Sep 23 2023 10 Single rooms 509€
Double rooms 379€
Sep 19 2023 Sep 24 2023 10 Single rooms 509€
Double rooms 379€
Sep 20 2023 Sep 25 2023 10 Single rooms 509€
Double rooms 379€
Sep 21 2023 Sep 26 2023 10 Single rooms 509€
Double rooms 379€
Sep 22 2023 Sep 27 2023 10 Single rooms 509€
Double rooms 379€
Sep 23 2023 Sep 28 2023 10 Single rooms 509€
Double rooms 379€

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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