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Self-Guided Danube Cycling - Passau to Vienna CSBD

Trip Duration 8 Days
 
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Cycling - Passau to Vienna

Ride the most famous section of the mighty Danube River, between Passau in Germany and Vienna in Austria, on this easy self-guided cycle holiday. Passing through densely-wooded valleys and green meadows you will pass medieval towns, imposing castles, pretty farms and glorious abbeys that pay testament to the wealth of history that has passed along this river. Highlights include the wine-growing region of Wachau, the medieval city of Krems and Wilhering.

Tour Highlights

  • Easy cycling - Along the Danube Valley with fine scenery
  • Historic Danube - Pass many medieval towns and villages including Krems, Linz and Grein
  • Vienna - Discover Austria's wonderful capital
  • Wachau wines - Sample some of Austria's premier wine
  • Schlogener Schlinge - See the dramatic bend on the Danube

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Trip starts in Passau

  • 2
    Bike to Schlogen; View the impressive 'Schlogen Bend'

  • 3
    Cycle to Linz; Enjoy a dip in a lake

  • 4
    Bike to Perg via the Mauthausen Memorial

  • 5
    Cycle to Marbach; Admire its UNESCO-listed abbey

  • 6
    Discover Austria's famous wine region

  • 7
    Cycle to Greifenstein; train to Vienna

  • 8
    Journey ends in Vienna

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Why Book this trip
Unlike many other operators, we include the hire of your bike in the overall cost of the holiday: you don't need to bring your own or pay extra to hire one locally. We also provide a pump, lock, spare inner tube and tyre levers. All you need bring is your own helmet.
Included meals 7 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Train, Bicycle
Accommodation
6 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Standard Guesthouse
Cycling Information
On this journey you cycle 317 km over six days (an average of 53 km per day). The terrain is almost completely flat. 95% of the route is on paved cycle paths without traffic and 5% on gravel tracks. We have graded the route as easy.
Included Bike
7 gear European city bike or 21 gear Hybrid bike.

Electric bikes (e-bikes) are available for an additional cost for the duration of the holiday (£75). You will be required to pay a refundable deposit upon collection of the e-bike in country. Please contact us for more details or to request your e-bike.
Luggage Transfer
Included between each hotel.