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Danube by bike, from Passau to Vienna

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Cycle along the Danube along its most famous section: from Passau to Vienna. 8 days and 7 nights to discover remarkable landscapes and magnificent heritage. Pleasure guaranteed!

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The Danube valley by bike, from Passau to Vienna


The Danube Valley is an exceptional route for cyclists. Between Passau and Vienna, you are on Eurovelo 6, a fully marked European cycle route with wide cycle paths. Take the time to admire the landscapes around this majestic river and learn about the historical and cultural heritages of Austria and Germany.


Highlights of the stay:


  • The Wachau region and its vineyards
  • The panoramas on the river
  • the Eurovelo 6
  • Passau, Linz and Vienna
  • Historical and cultural heritage


Day 1: arrival in Passau

Individual arrival in Passau. Delivery of travel log and bicycles (if reserved).
Take the opportunity to discover the city, its cathedral and its castle. It is recommended to take a boat trip on the Danube (runs daily, every 30 minutes, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for approx. €10.00 per person payable on site).

Night in Passau.


Day 2: Passau to Schlögen/Wesenufer - 40 km

After enjoying the beauty of Passau, set off on a fabulous discovery of the Danube Valley. Only a few kilometers of secondary roads and you will appreciate the cycle path which will take you on an unforgettable journey along the river, always far from any car traffic to the famous Schlögener Danube loop. Passing Obernzell and Engelhartszell, you cycle along the river.

Night in Schlögen or Wesenufer.


Day 3: from Schlögen/Wesenufer to Linz - 56 km

You continue your bike ride on Eurovelo 6 on old towpaths. You will appreciate the villages of Aschbach and Ottensheim, the old fish markets, and their antique houses. On both sides of the Danube, there are castles and monasteries to visit. Your stage ends in Linz, the capital of Upper Austria.
Night in Linz.


Day 4: Linz to Wallsee - 42 km

The Danube Cycle Path takes you today to the Machland region. You pass the imposing Abwinden hydroelectric power station to reach Mauthausen. A few kilometers further, you see Wallsee, your stopover for the night, with its magnificent castle on the banks of the Danube.
Night at Wallsee.


Day 5: from Wallsee to Marbach/Maria Taferl - 56 km

Pedal through the heart of the Strudengau region. The route is charming and romantic on this portion. Authentic villages like Grein provide a complete change of scenery, and the landscapes are sumptuous. Maria Taferl is Austria's second largest pilgrimage destination.
Night in Marbach or Maria Taferl.


Day 6: from Marbach or Maria Taferl to Krems or Traismauer - 51/66 Km

Discover a new aspect of this wonderful cycling route as you cross the vineyards. You have to deviate a little from the Danube to appreciate the local wine. You then cross the villages of Spitz, Weißenkirchen to Krems or Traismauer.
Night in Krems or Traismauer.


Day 7: From Krems or Traismauer to Vienna - 59 to 74 km

Via the flower town of Tulln you reach Höflein. Vienna offers you numerous and prestigious monuments, a city steeped in history, once the cultural capital of Europe, a multifaceted city which shows closeness to Hungary.

From Tulln, you can take the train (around €10) to Vienna.
Night in Vienna.


Day 8: Vienna

End of your stay in the Danube Valley after breakfast. Optional return transfer to Passau.

Night in Vienna possible to fully enjoy the additional city and its treasures.

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General Information:

  • 8 days and 7 nights
  • Comfort level of standard accommodation: 3 or 4*. 
  • Comfort level of the accommodation : 4*. 
  • Children's rates : contact us



Departures from Friday to Monday, from 26/04 to 06/10/2024

Departures every day from 01/06 to 31/08/2024

  • Low season : from 26/04 to 29/04 and from 30/09 to 06/10
  • Mid-season : from 03/05 to 13/05, from 17/06 to 30/06 and from 08/09 to 29/09
  • High season : from 17/05 to 16/06 and from 01/07 to 07/09

Included :

  • Self-guided tour
  • 7 nights in hotel
  • Luggage transfer
  • roadbook
  • gps tracks


Not included :

  • Transport to the place of departure
  • Personal expenses
  • tourist taxes
  • Visits other than those included in the program


The options :

  • VTC or E-bike rental
  • Additional nights
  • Half pension (except day 1, 2 and 6)
  • Vienna Passau transfer by bus on saturdays, by train the rest of the week
  • Return transfer personal bikes
  • Insurance.


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Ground :
Flat terrain. Cycle paths all along the Danube.
Weather :
Continental, mild sun, pleasant temperatures.
Cycling: 39 to 65 km per day or 3 to 5 hours of cycling.
Easy to follow route. Accessible to everyone.
- On the banks of the Danube by bike, from Passau to Vienna

Food :

  • Breakfasts: generous (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, butter, bread, jam, orange juice)
  • Lunch: not included
  • Dinner: half-board option, dinners at the hotel or in restaurants near the accommodation


The bike :
- Rental bike: By default, the bikes rented are German brand 7-speed bikes (the circuit is flat) and on request it is possible to rent a VTC with 21 speeds. Helmet on request.
- If you rent a bicycle, it will be given to you upon arrival. A security deposit will be requested.
At the end of the tour, you will have to leave this bike at the last hotel and notify reception. Our correspondent will take care of his return.
- Electric bike: Handed over when you arrive. A security deposit will be requested. At the end of the tour, you will have to leave this bike at the last hotel and notify reception. Our correspondent will take care of his return.
- Personal bike: We do not recommend bikes with small tires. Hybrid bikes and mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before setting off.
- At the end of the circuit, you will have to take care of your own bicycle. The return of your bike is chargeable.
Assistance :
Assistance in the event of breakdown (except punctures for which we do not intervene).
Return transfer :
By bus: From Vienna to Passau. The return can be done by Bus. You come back with your luggage.
If you are traveling with your own bicycle, the bus accepts bicycles.
By train: The return from Passau to Vienna can also be done by train. Transfer from your hotel to Vienna train station is not included.
Luggage :
They are transported by a courier or by our correspondent and limited to one piece of luggage per person. (max. 20 kg)
Roadbook :
We will provide you with detailed maps and a description of the routes when you arrive at the first hotel. We will also give you vouchers for hotels and restaurants as well as luggage tags.
Transport :

  • By train: regular from Vienna to Passau
  • By car: E56 motorway to Passau
  • By plane: International airport in Vienna.

Your vehicle :
Possibility of parking, unattended parking in Passau near the hotel.
Cancellation insurance :

In order to guarantee the reimbursement of costs in the event of cancellation of your stay, you can take out cancellation insurance. To learn more about insurance, click here.

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