Tour description

Passau is a cycling paradise at three rivers

Passau and Vienna – these are the highlights of one of the most beautiful long-distance cycle paths.

The Danube Cycle Path promises an unforgettable holiday cycling between Passau and Vienna. Touristic cycling tours were invented here and everyone is concerned with ensuring a pleasant stay for cyclists. The attractive and diverse landscape, the wealth of cultural monuments and the old towpaths along the river, which are no longer needed for shipping, provided the perfect conditions to develop the Austrian Danube Cycle Path, which is still at the top of the list in an international comparison.'

There are also wonderful locations for a cycling holiday a little further away from the Danube. We have therefore included the Tauern Cycle Path and the Enns Cycle Path, both of which begin in the Alps and lead to the Danube. And because Burgenland region is simply stunning, we now have two new tours: a cirular tour starting in Vienna and a tour on Lake Neusiedl, where you’ll be based in one hotel for the duration of your holiday.

Itinerary

Arrival, Passau

Show day
1 Day
individual arrival in Passau. Handover of travel documents. The rental bikes (if booked) stand ready prepared in your arrival hotel. Individual sightseeing in Passau (historic center, cathedral St. Stephan, corner of 3 rivers, castle Veste Oberhaus). We recommend going on a3-rivers-boat tour through Passau (runs daily, every 30 minutes, from 10 a.m. to 17 p.m.; approx. € 10,00 pp payable on the spot) Donau Touristik GMBHA-4010 Linz/Donau, Lederergasse 4 -12+43 (0) 732 - 20 80, Fax 20 80-8[email protected]www.donautouristik.comFirmenbuchHG Linz, FN 146860xUID ATU 411 89708DVR 0876194GISA-Zahl: 14994814Touristik - mit der Sicherheit eines großen NamensDO13page1of6DANUBE CYCLING TOUR CLASSIC2024PASSAU–VIENNA(8DAYS/7NIGHTS)1.ROUTE1STDAY,ARRIVALIndividual arrival in Passau. Handover of traveldocuments. The rental bikes (if booked) standready prepared in your arrival hotel. Individualsightseeing in Passau (historic center,cathedral St. Stephan, corner of 3 rivers, castleVeste Oberhaus). We recommend going on a3-rivers-boat tour through Passau (runs daily,every 30 minutes, from 10 a.m. to 17 p.m.;approx. € 10,00 pp payable on the spot)

Schlogen-Wesenufer

Distance 40 KmShow day
2 Day
Passing Obernzell and Engelhartszell, you cycle along the river bank to Wesenufer or Schlögen

Linz

Distance 56 KmShow day
3 Day
From the most famous part of the Danube, the “Schlögener Schlinge”, start adelightful day of cycling through an area of outstanding natural beauty to Aschachand further on to Linz.( Pöstlingberg, Lentos Artmuseum, Ars Electronica Center, Main square, Mariendom, beautiful oldtown).

Wallsee

Distance 42 KmShow day
4 Day
Today, the Danube Cycle Path leads through the Machland region via the Abwindenpower plant to Mauthausen, and past Wallsee Castle. Then on to the day's destination Wallsee /Au.

MARBACH - MARIA TAFERL

Distance 56 KmShow day
5 Day
Through the Strudengau with the romantic Hößgang to Ybbs and to the day's destination, the second largest place of pilgrimagein Austria or Marbach.

KREMS -TRAISMAUER

Show day
6 Day
Cycle tour to Melk (famous abbey) and further on into the UNESCO world heritage region Wachau. There you pass the villages Spitz, Weißenkirchen and Dürnstein andreach Krems or Traismauer. Shortcut possible by boat trip through the Wachau e.g. from Spitz (departure 11.40 a.m.) or Dürnstein (departure 12.30 p.m.) to Krems, arrival approx. 12.50 p.m. (changes of train schedule possible 2024)

Vienna

Show day
7 Day
You will reach Vienna via the flower city of Tulln. From Tulln possibly by suburban train(every half hour, approx. € 9.50 on site) to Vienna or continue by bike through the foothills of the Vienna Woods to Klosterneuburg (monastery) on the outskirts of Vienna, individually by subway to the hotel OR continue bybike past Klosterneuburg to the center of the Waltz City. The world metropolis offers a variety of sights (St. Stephen's Cathedral, Ringstrasse, Palace, Schönbrunn Zoo, Prater, Danube Tower, Belvedere Palace).

Departure

Show day
8 Day
Additional nights or journey home. Transfer back to Passauf or additional charge.

Services and prices

Tour price, per person
2 Persons premium / standard584/484 €
Seasonal surcharges
High season 17.05.-16.06.,01.07.-07.09 premium/standard214 € / 215 €
Low season 03-13.05,17-30.06,08-29.09. premium/standard194 € / 185 €
Extras
Bike rental (ladies'/men's mode)90 € / 72 € / trip
E-Bike rental (ladies'/men's mode)190 € /152 € / trip
Single room surcharge premium / standard224 € /196 €
Halfboard surcharge (x4) premium / standard122 € / 99 €
return transfer by bus35 €

Tour datesAny scheduled tour can be made private. Your group, your dates. Go Private

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Our rental bikes

At Europe Bike Tour, we understand that a high-quality bicycle is key to an enjoyable vacation. That's why we ensure all our bikes are regularly serviced to maintain their perfect condition. For additional equipment, please refer to the "Bike Equipment" section where you'll find items included in the bike fee or available for rent/purchase at an extra cost.

Our diverse fleet includes bikes for men and women in various sizes, electric bikes, tandem bikes, children's bikes, and even recumbent bikes upon request. If you have any special requirements or wishes, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are dedicated to meeting your needs and ensuring you have the best experience possible!

What is included and what notOn self guided idividual tours

  • Individual pre-tour meeting at appointed time at client's hotel on the first day of the tour
  • Accommodation in selected hotels and pensions (city standard/premium)
  • Breakfast on all days
  • Day by day description with altitude profiles, places to visit and local tips
  • Official biking maps with highlighted routing (per room)
  • Detailed tailor-made cycling maps (per room)
  • Detailed town maps with highlighted routing to/from hotel (per room)
  • Step by step route description (per room)
  • Train tickets and train timetables (for tours where train transfer is part of a tour schedule)
  • Transportation of luggage between hotels between 9-17:00 (for option including luggage transfers only!)
  • Practical bike ride and safety information
  • 24-hour hotline assistance service
  • Personal travel and health insurance for participants in the tour
  • Transportation (air tickets) to/from starting/final point of the tour
  • Transfer from Prague Airport to your Prague hotel on the day of arrival
  • Transfer from hotel to the airport on departure day
  • Meals (except for breakfasts)
  • Entrance fees to museums, castles, and chateaux
  • Local touristic/spa tax (to be paid on spot directly to accommodation)
  • Bike rental

On fully guided tours

  • Specialized Bike Holidays bicycle tour leader during all biking days
  • Pick-up from any Prague hotel on the first day of the tour at an appointed time
  • Accommodation in selected hotels and pensions
  • Breakfast on all days
  • Dinners without drink on specific number of biking days (usually every other day but for more info, please contact your tour coordinator)
  • Refreshments in the supporting vehicle (soft drinks, snacks, sweets, fruit)
  • Water for bike-flasks
  • Welcome briefing on the first day
  • Maps of towns of accommodation on the tour (per room)
  • Detailed cycling maps (on request)
  • Program and detailed day-by-day description (per room)
  • Practical bike ride safety training
  • Technical service on the route
  • First aid service on the route
  • Support vehicle
  • All transportation of participants and their luggage and bicycles during the tour
  • Personal travel and health insurance for participants in the tour
  • Transportation (air-tickets) to/from Prague – starting/final point of the tour
  • Transfer from Prague airport to your Prague hotel on the day of arrival
  • Transfer from hotel to the airport on the departure day
  • Other meals than mentioned in "What is included"
  • Entrance fees to museums, castles, and chateaux
  • Local touristic/spa tax (to be paid on spot directly to accommodation)
  • Bike rental

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We at Europe Bike Tour do know, that a good bike is the most important part of a nice vacation. So we let all our bikes serviced regulary so they stay in perfect condition. Under "Bike Equipment" you can find other aditional equipment that is either in the bike fee included or you can rent/buy it for adittional funds.

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With a rich 12-year history, Europe Bike Tours offers more than just cycling trips; we provide immersive "Culture Biking" experiences across the Czech Republic and Central Europe. Our tours blend the thrill of biking with cultural exploration, taking you from charming local eateries to ancient, hidden castles. We handpick the most captivating locations, ensuring each bike, family, or wine holiday is an adventure in itself. Catering to diverse preferences, our tours come in various formats, from self-guided to fully guided, with options for luggage transfer and different accommodation levels. For those seeking something unique, we're always ready to craft a tailor-made tour that perfectly fits your vision of a cycling holiday.

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Who we are

Lukáš SvárovskýManager

Languages spoken Czech, English, German

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Vitek ProchazkaManager

Languages spoken Czech, English, French, German, Slovak, Spanish

Guide since 2012

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Nielsen group

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Arrived Dresden today. The trip has gone very fine.

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Mark and Nicola Fleming - June 2023

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