Our most extensive Danube cruise, taking in four capital cities; the Austrian capital of Vienna, the picturesque old town of Bratislava, the majestic city of Budapest, and the revived city of Belgrade. This journey by comfortable river cruiser and bike offers the opportunity to experience life along the Danube and the surrounding countryside at your own pace. Using our comfortable boat as a base, enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Pannonian Plain, the Hungarian and Serbian countryside, the Slovakian capital at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains and the highlight, the mighty canyon of the Iron Gates National Park on the Romanian border. You will visit charming wine villages, marvel at imposing fortifications that sit high above the river, and cycle through the Danube-Drava National Park. Alongside the scenic and cultural highlights that the Danube offers, the friendly crew will guarantee that you have an unforgettable experience.
DAY 1 Join Passau (Germany) DAY 2 Cycle from Engelhartszell through the 'Great Loop' and on to Aschach (42km / 26mi) DAY 3 Cycle to Bratislava (18-43km / 11-27mi) DAY 4 Arrive Budapest by boat, round trip to Szentendre (54km / 33.5mi) or free time DAY 5 Cycle past fields of sunflowers to Mohacs (50km / 31mi) DAY 6 Day at leisure in Belgrade DAY 7 Cruise through a spectacular landscape of deep gorges and impregnable fortresses DAY 8 Cycle from Novid Sad, provincial capital of Vojvodina to the Croatian wine town of Ilok (51km / 31.5mi) DAY 9 Cycle between the beer town of Apatin to Bezdan through the Batschka (54km / 33.5mi) DAY 10 Cycle from Kalocsa, the Paprika capital of Hungary, to the historic town of Solt (45km / 28mi) DAY 11 Cycle through the Hungarian countryside (43km / 27mi) DAY 12 Continue by boat to Vienna DAY 13 At leisure in Vienna, optional 3 hour cycle tour of city DAY 14 Cycle through the Wachau Valley to Melk (37km / 23mi) DAY 15 Morning cruise through the Danube Valley, disembark Passau, trip concludes
= Guaranteed departure. If a guaranteed departure is full our consultant will contact you to discuss an alternative date.
A supplement of EUR15 applies if you bring your own bike, payable locally. Please contact our office for the different prices on the range of cabins and deck levels available.
*14 breakfasts, 13 lunches (packed lunch when cycling), 14 dinners (including gala dinner on last night with farewell drink) *14 nights in a 2 bed cabin (lower beds, air-conditioned) with ensuite facilities on Main Deck or bunk bed berth in an Eco Cabin on Upper Deck - a discount applies for a bunk bed berth in an eco cabin on Main Deck, for other categories of berths in cabins on Main, Upper or Promenade decks a supplement applies *welcome drink *bicycle with 21 gears and pannier (7 speed bikes, children trailers (max 2 children, 60kgs) on request; electric bike available on request - supplement applies) *information pack including route notes & maps per cabin *cruise director on board and daily briefing (does not cycle with group) *daily live music *farewell show *docking & harbour fees (EUR 99 pp - subject to change) *emergency hotline