Discover the history of magnificent Baroque castles and Benedictine monasteries along the winding cycle route that follows the Danube. You will travel from Germany through Austria to Slovakia and conclude your journey in Hungary. Our route visits the great cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest and takes you past charming villages and vineyards. The compelling history of the Danube itself and the nations it links will capture your imagination as you pass by sites of historic interest and significance. A journey that portrays the historic division and contemporary unity of Europe.
DAY 1 Join Passau DAY 2 Cycle to Engelhartszell and Schlögen (44km) DAY 3 Cycle to Linz (53km) DAY 4 Cycle to Grein via Burg Clam Castle (60km) DAY 5 To Melk (51km) DAY 6 Cycle through Wachau and on to Krems (40/55km) DAY 7 To Vienna (39km) DAY 8 Explore the untouched landscape of a nearby nature reserve and the archaeological park of Carnuntum (45km) DAY 9 Follow the Danube to Bratislava (32km) DAY 10 Cycle to Györ (45km) DAY 11 Visit the Stud of Babolna and cycle to Komarom (35-45km) DAY 12 To Esztergom (58km) DAY 13 Ferry round trip to Szentendre Island and cycle to Budapest (58km) DAY 14 Bus return to Vienna, trip concludes
Every Saturday, Sunday or Monday from 21 Apr to 6 Oct (except 21 Apr to 3 May & 28 Sep to 6 Oct - departures only on Sunday)
High season is from 25 Jun to 19 Aug. Mid season is from 4 May to 24 Jun and 20 Aug to 27 Sep. A supplement applies for mid and high season departures. Departures from 22-24 Jun - prices not guaranteed due to Budapest Grand Prix.
*13 breakfasts, 12 dinners *13 nights in 2-4 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities *bicycle with 21 gears and pannier (7 speed bikes and children trailers (max 2 children, 60kgs) on request) *luggage transfer *information pack including maps *emergency hotline *transfer back to Vienna on day 14 (if not required, small discount applies) *transfers (train and ship) as per itinerary *welcome drink in Passau *1 bottle of wine per room