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Along The Blue Danube CBD

Tour Duration 9 Days
 

Cycling In Germany And Austria

Imposing castles, glorious abbeys and pretty farms line the banks of the River Danube. We cycle along the most famous section of the river between Passau in Germany and Vienna in Austria, through densely-wooded valleys and green fertile countryside. Highlights along the route include Wilhering, the medieval city of Krems and the wine-growing region of Wachau.

Tour Highlights

  • Easy scenic cycling - Along the Danube between Passau and Vienna
  • Vienna - Discover Austria's wonderful capital
  • Wachau wines - Sample some of Austria's premier wine
  • Medieval towns and cities - Explore historic Krems, Linz and Grein
  • Schlogener Schlinge - See the dramatic bend on the Danube
  • Melk Abbey - Visit the glorious Benedictine Monastery

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour Vienna; travel to Passau

  • 2
    Cycle from Passau to Schlögen

  • 3
    Follow the 'Great Loop' from Schlögen to Linz

  • 4
    Pedal through the fertile countryside to Grein

  • 5
    Cycle from Grein to Melk

  • 6
    Ride along the terraced vineyards to Krems

  • 7
    Cycle the Krems and Danube tow paths to Stockerau

  • 8
    Arrive in Vienna by bike for orientation tour

  • 9
    Tour ends Vienna

Tour notes

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Along The Blue Danube
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Why Book this tour
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 support vehicle, spare parts and take care of day to day bike maintenance. All you need bring is your own helmet.
Included meals 8 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Bicycle
Accommodation
8 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader / Cycle guide
Cycling Information
On this tour we cycle 333 km over seven days (an average of 48km per day). The path runs on traffic-free asphalt cycle paths (95%) and gravel tracks (5%) beside the Danube and is almost completely flat. A support vehicle carries our luggage from point to point throughout but cannot escort the rides along the cycle paths. We have graded the route as easy.
Included Bike
21 gear Unibike Voyager hybrid bikes
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16