7 Days Special Wellbeing Bike Tour along Danube Path, Austria

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If you attach great value to comfort and well-being during your cycling holidays, then this version of the Danube cycle tour is just the right one for you. You will be accommodated in well-selected hotels offering exquisite cuisine and wellness facilities. This cycling route from Passau to Vienna is one of the best known and most famous cycling routes of Europe. The reason is because no other section of the Danube offers as many cultural, historical, and scenic variety as this route. Enjoy a special tour for your wellbeing and bring home the beautiful memory!

Key information

  • Trip type: Self-guided
  • Terrain: Mostly flat
  • Difficulty level: Easy (Cyclist doesn't need to have certain level of fitness, mostly flat terrain though occasionally they will ride in unpaved or hills, 10-30 miles per day)
  • Total Distance: 156 Miles / 251 Kilometers
  • E-bike: Available to rent / 155 EUR

Highlights

  • 5-day self-guided bike tour
  • 2 boat trips to the impressive places
  • Cycle map with detailed English description
  • Handlebar bag and E-bike recharge
  • Luggage transfer between hotels
  • Return transfer by bus or train
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast

Styles


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer available:
Munich International Airport (US$74 per person)

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Accommodation

During the tour, you will be accommodated in selected four-star hotels with wellness facilities along the Danube cycle path including Hotel Passauer Wolf on the first night, ARCOTEL Nike on the second night, Wellnesshotel Aumühle on the third night, Steigenberger Hotel and Spa Krems on the fourth night, Das Römerhof Hotel and Restaurant on the fifth night, and ARCOTEL Kaiserwasser Wien on the last night.

OO TOURISTIK Bike Tour Austria Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Passau

After your individual arrival for your cycling holiday, you will check in and you receive your travel documents and your rented bicycle for your bike tour in the bike center.

  • Example of the hotel: Hotel Passauer Wolf in Passau

Day 2: Boat trip Passau - Schlögen, cycle tour Schlögen - Linz

Enjoy the start of your cycling tour with a boat trip to the world famous Schlögener Schlinge, the impressive Danube Meander, before cycling to the beautiful village of Aschach through the Eferdinger Becken towards Linz, the European City of Culture 2009, today's final destination.

  • Example of the hotel: ARCOTEL Nike in Linz
  • Distance: Approximately 56 kilometers

Day 3: Linz - Grein / Bad Kreuzen

Do not miss a sightseeing tour in Linz before your bike tour continues in the direction to Strudengau. There is a lot to see along your cycle route: Enns (Austria's oldest city), an untouched riparian meadowland, and finally the lovely baroque town of Grein.

  • Example of the hotel: Wellnesshotel Aumühle in Grein
  • Distance: Approximately 60 kilometers

Day 4: Grein / Bad Kreuzen - Wachau Valley

Today, you will cycle through the impressive landscape of the Strudengau and Nibelungengau to reach the Wachau Valley. During a boat trip from Melk to Dürnstein, you will marvel at the picturesque villages and fortresses admits the wide-stretched vineyards, a true highlight of this bike tour.

  • Example of the hotel: Steigenberger Hotel and Spa Krems in Krems an der Donau
  • Distance: Approximately 59 kilometers

Day 5: Wachau Valley - Tulln an der Donau

You will leave the magnificent vineyards behind and cycle leisurely to Tulln an der Donau, enjoying a break at one of the wine taverns along the River Danube.

  • Example of the hotel: Das Römerhof Hotel and Restaurant in Tulln an der Donau
  • Distance: Approximately 41 kilometers

Day 6: Tulln an der Donau - Vienna

On your last cycling day, the metropolis Vienna awaits you with countless and world-famous sights such as Schönbrunn Palace, the Prater with its Giant Ferry Wheel, and Saint Stephan's Cathedral.

  • Example of the hotel: ARCOTEL Kaiserwasser Wien in Vienna
  • Distance: Approximately 35 kilometers

Day 7: Return transfer to Passau or extra nights

There will be return transfer from your cycling holiday to Passau by train in Season A (transfer of own bike not included). In Season B, you have the possibility to return to Passau either by bus (transfer of own bike included) or by train (transfer of own bike not included).

Bike rental options

21-speed-ladies' bike

  • Model: KTM touring bike
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for ladies
  • Gears: 21-speed derailleur gears, freewheel, Shimano Acera
  • Brakes: 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim / sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

7-speed-ladies' bike

  • Model: KTM bike
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for ladies
  • Gears: 7-speed hub gears, Shimano Nexus
  • Brakes: back pedal brake as well as caliper brake, Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim / sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

21-speed-men's bike

  • Model: KTM touring bike
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for men
  • Gears: 21-speed derailleur gears, freewheel, Shimano Acera
  • Brakes: 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim / sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

7-speed-men's bike

  • Model: KTM bike
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for men
  • Gears: 7-speed hub gears, Shimano Nexus
  • Brakes: back pedal brake as well as caliper brake, Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim / sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

Electrically powered bike (E-bike)

  • Model: KTM Amparo XL
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-unisex
  • Gears: 8-speed hub gears, Shimano Nexus
  • Brakes: 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes, partly back pedal brake
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

Electrically powered bike (E-bike) for kids from the age of 9

  • Model: KTM Macina Mini Me
  • Engine: Bosch
  • Speed: up to 20 kilometers per hour
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-Unisex
  • Gears: 9-speed chain circuit, Shimano
  • Brakes: 2 disc brakes
  • Tyres: 24' inches hollow section rim / sturdy tyres
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle

Childrens' bike (from 1.20 to 1.65 meters)

  • Model: KTM Wild One / Wild Cat
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-Children's frame 24 inches
  • Gears: 18-speed derailleur gears, freewheel, Shimano
  • Brakes: 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 24' inches hollow section rim / sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon

Children's bike 20 inches

  • Model: KTM Wild Cat
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-Children's frame 20 inches
  • Gears: 3-speed hub gears, Shimano
  • Brakes: back pedal brake as well as caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes

Location

This cycling holiday starts in Passau, Germany and ends in Vienna, Austria. The tour will cover Linz, Grein, Krems an der Donau, Tulln an der Donau, and Vienna.

Food

During the tour, you will be served daily buffet breakfast. Half board meals are also available for 135 EUR per person and stay.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • City sightseeing tour by Linz City Express (9 EUR per person and stay)
  • Classical concert in the Vienna Kursalon category A (69 EUR per person and stay)
  • Classical concert in the Vienna Kursalon category B (59 EUR per person and stay)
  • Classical concert in the Vienna Kursalon category C (45 EUR per person and stay)
  • Guided Vienna city sightseeing tour with bike rental (36 EUR per person and stay)
  • Linz harbor tour (14.8EUR per person and stay)
  • Schönbrunn zoo visit (20 EUR per person and stay)

What's included

  • 5 days of self-guided bike tour
  • Boat trip along the Danube Passau - Schlögen (include bike)
  • Boat trip in the Wachau Valley, Melk - Dürnstein (include bike)
  • Luggage transfer between hotels (1 piece per person, maximum 20 kilograms)
  • Information material per room (cycle map with detailed English route description)
  • 1 high-quality handlebar bag for a perfect transport of your travel documents per room
  • Return transfer Vienna - Passau by bus or train
  • Service hotline also at the weekend
  • Free Wi-Fi in hotels
  • Free E-bike recharge in every booked hotel
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast

What's not included

  • City tax (payable on the spot)

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Availability

This vacation is available until October 2, 2018, except Sundays, please select an arrival date below.

 

Early bird discount

You will get an early bird discount of 10% per person if you book at least 60 days prior to your holiday start.

 

Pricing information​​
  • E-bike rental: 155 EUR per person and stay
  • E-bike for kids: 155 EUR per person and stay
  • Children’s bike: 69 EUR per person and stay
  • Cammellino (up to 7 years old or from 1.20 meters): 69 EUR per person and stay
  • Children’s seat (up to 22 kilograms / 2-7 years old): 19 EUR per person and stay
  • Children’s trailer (up to 40 kilograms / 6 years old): 69 EUR per person and stay
  • Dog trailer (up to 40 kilograms): 69 EUR
 
Special discount

Children will get discount for the third and fourth person in extra bed with two full-paying persons.

  • 0 - 6 years old: free of charge
  • 7 - 11 years old: 50% discount 
  • Adult from 15 years old: 10% discount 

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