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Donau from Passau to Vienna

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Donau radweg hotel to hotel from Passau to Vienna along the Donau from 8 days with transport lugages.

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Austria, Danube by bike from Passau to Vienna

Bicycle tour, 8 days and 7 nights



- Departure from Passau, everyday

- Feasible from 14/04 to 30/09/2020

- High season : 18/05 au 14/06 et 06/07 au 06/09
- mid season : 01/05 au 17/05, 15/06 au 05/07, 07/09 au 30/09

- Low season : 14/04 au 30/04



- 6 Dinners (half-board, not in vienna)

- Bike rental
- Extra night at the beginning and the end of the tour

- Return of own bike

General information
- Loop tour
- B&B tour

- Road Book in english provided and .GPX
- Visits not included

- Luggage transportation

- Train from Greifenstein to Vienna d7
   (pay in place 6€)

- Transfer back to the starting point

- Kids prices : contact us

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Day 1 - Arrival in  Passau

Arrival in Passau. Settling at the hotel. Passau is an Ilz and Danube feeder. The humanist Alexandre Humblot said it was one of the 7 most beautiful cities of Germany.

Night in Passau.

Day 2 - From Passau to Schlögen - 43 km

After enjoying Passau charms, you will ride along the fabulous Danube River. Only few kilometers on a secondary road and you will enjoy the cycle path that will lead you along the Danube for an unforgettable journey, away from traffic to the famous Danube loop of Schlögener.

Diner and night in Schlögen.

Day 3 - From Schlögen to Linz - 59 km

Always on cycle paths, you will ride on old towpaths. You will discover Aschbach and Ottensheim villages, with its old fish markets and age-old houses. On both side of the Danube, you may visit huge castles, forts and monasteries. Soon, you will see Linz, the capital of Upper-Austria.

Night in Linz.

Day 4  - From Linz to Grein or Ardagger or Bad Kreuzen - 63 km

Change of landscape, the Danube valley gets wider and gives way to cultivated fields. The valley narrows again and you get to Grein, located on the Strudengau, this narrowing was really feared by bargees. You will enjoy strolling in this picturesque city. Don't miss the city hall and the municipal theater.

Night in Grein or Bad Kreuzen.

Day 5  - From Grein or Ardagger to Melk or Maria Taferl - 56 km

Along the Danube, this stage will lead you through the Nibelungengau. Don't miss visiting the Benedictine Abbey which has been built on a rock dominating the river.

Night in Melk or Maria Taferl.

Day 6 - From Melk or Maria Taferl to Krems or Traismauer - 45 km

A new side of the wonderful tour : vineyards. You must leave the Danube for a while to appreciate local wines. That's how you will ride through Spitz and Weißenkirchen villages.

Dinner and night in Krems or Traismauer.

Day 7 - From Krems or Traismauer to Vienna - 52 km riding and 21 km by train (pay in place)

From Krems to Vienna, 52 or 75 km. You can shorten the stage and take the train to get to Vienna and visit the city with its numerous and prestigious building, a town steeped in history, formerly cultural capital of Europe.

Night in Vienna.

Day 8 - Vienna back to Passau

End of the tour after breakfast, transfer back to Passau by bus (car park/train station). Free visit of Vienna or extra night.



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Levels  :

1 2 3 4 5 6

Terrain :
Flatland. Cycle path all along Danube.

Continental, gentle sun, comfortable temperatures.

Technical nature :
39 to 65 km per day ie 3 to 5 hours riding.

Itinerary easy to follow. No difficulties, fully accessible to anyone.


Bibliography :

- Sur les rives du Danube à vélo, de Passau à Vienne (Cartovelo éditions)

- Danube Bike Trail n°2 from Passau to Vienna, Edition Esterbauer

- Books about Danube by bike on Cartovelo.fr

Accommodation Comfort :
Hotels  4* (local standards) with toilet and bathroom in the room

Extra nights :
One additional night is available at the beginning and at the end of the tour.

Food :
- Rich breakfast (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, bread, butter, jam, orange juice)
- Lunch : not included
- Dinner : optional half board, dinners at the hotel or in restaurants nearby the accommodation.


The bike :

- Bike rental : By default, rented bikes are 7 gears bikes of German brand (flat tour). On request, you can rent an hybrid bike with 21 or 24 gears. You will get it when arriving. We will ask you to leave a deposit. 

At the end of the tour, you will have to leave the bike at the last hotel and inform the reception. Our correspondent will take care of it. 


- Own bike : If you travel with your own bike,  we advice against bikes with small tires. Hybrids and Mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before the tour.

At the end of the tour, you will be in charge of your bike.

Assistance :

For the bike in case of breakdown (except for punctures).


Return transfer :

By bus : From Vienna to Passau. The return by bus is included. You will come back with your luggage.

If you travel with your own bike, the bus accepts bikes. The ticket for the bike cost about 18 euros, to be paid on-site.


By train : You can also come back by train (to be specified when booking). The transfer to Vienna train station is not included. Here is a link to see the train time-schedule : time-schedule in Austria.


Luggage :

We assume its transportation. Limited to one luggage per person (20 kg max).

Road Book :
You will get detailed maps and description of the routes when arriving at the first hotel. You will also get vouchers for the hotels and restaurants as well as tags for your luggage. 


Transportation : Location

- By train : often between Vienna and Passau time-schedule in Austria. and la SNCF

- By car : Motorway E56 to Passau

- By plane : International airport of Vienna.Feel free visiting our travel agency website Parthenay

Your vehicle :
Unsupervised car park is available in Passau near the hotel.


Cancellation insurance :

In order to guarantee reimbursement of your fees, you may subscribe to a cancellation insurance. To know more about this insurance, click here

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