Danube Cycle Adventure for Families

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traveller reviews

  • This is a brilliant trip. Plenty of time to cycle from place to place each day. Wonderful scenery. Instructions (pre-trip and during trip) were very worthwhile. Do this trip again? Yes, definitely and further along the Danube. R & T Collins Victoria
This flat stretch of the Danube which is free of traffic and packed full of attractions, is an ideal introduction to cycle touring for all of the family. There is plenty of variety including a donkey adventure, boat rides on the Danube, historic sites such as the Melk Monastery and beautiful landscapes that will inspire children and adults alike. The path is completely paved and follows the river for most of the itinerary. The picturesque riverside region of the Wachau Valley leads you to the town of Spitz. From there you can visit Melk by boat, have some fun at the donkey farm and explore the surrounds. On arrival in Vienna there is a world of music and food for all to embrace.
brief itinerary
DAY 1 Arrive Linz DAY 2 Cycle to Mitterkirchen (43km/26.5mi) DAY 3 Cycle past castles and ruins en route to Strudengau or surroundings (43km/26.5mi) DAY 4 Cycle through the Wachau Valley (49km/30.5mi) DAY 5 Free day DAY 6 Travel by bike and boat (or train) to Tulln (40km / 25mi) DAY 7 Cycle along the Danube to Vienna (35km/21.5mi) DAY 8 Trip concludes
trip dates
Daily from 1 Apr to 20 Oct
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A high season supplement applies for departures from 28 Apr to 14 Sep. A mid season supplement applies for departures from 1 to 6 Apr and 15 to 28 Sep. Departures with overnights in Vienna on 25 May, 30 Jun, 1 Jul, and 21 to 30 Sep are on request only due to local conventions.

what's included
MEALS: *7 breakfasts, 6 dinners ACCOMMODATION: *7 nights in 3 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities *child-friendly hotel equipment (playroom, playground or garden) BACKUP & SUPPORT: *information pack including route notes and maps per room *luggage transfer (1 bag pp, 20kg max) *emergency hotline TRANSPORT: *ferry ride Spitz-Arnsdorf incl. bikes *boat ride Spitz to Krems including bike (in mid and low season by train Krems to Tulln) EQUIPMENT: *bicycle with 21 gears and pannier (7 speed bikes, electric bike, childrens bikes, trail-a-bike and children trailers - max 2 children, 60kgs - on request, supplement applies for electric bikes) PLUS: *one ride on the Ferris Wheel at Prater Park Vienna
AT A GLANCE
Danube Cycle Adventure for Families
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trip grading:
Introductory
duration:
8 days
trip code:
UFD
2018 PRICING
from US $1,110 (Adult)
US $320.00 (Child)
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