The Danube Cycle Path

The Danube Cycle Path from Passau to Vienna offers cyclists a journey through some of Europe’s most captivating landscapes, rich history, and vibrant cultures. Stretching 330 kilometers along the majestic Danube River, this iconic cycling route promises an unforgettable adventure for riders of all levels. The journey begins in Passau, cyclists can explore its picturesque old town, adorned with baroque architecture, before embarking on their cycling expedition.

Leaving Passau behind, riders pedal through the scenic countryside of Upper Austria, passing quaint villages, lush vineyards, and rolling hills. The well-marked cycle path follows the meandering course of the Danube, offering breathtaking views at every turn. Along the way, cyclists have the opportunity to stop at traditional taverns, sample local delicacies, and immerse themselves in the region’s culinary delights.

One of the highlights of the journey is the town of Melk, home to an impressive Benedictine abbey perched atop a hill overlooking the Danube. The Danube Cycle Path winds its way through the heart of Austria’s Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its stunning landscapes and picturesque villages. Here, cyclists pedal past terraced vineyards, medieval castles, and charming hamlets nestled along the riverbanks.

Finally, the journey culminates in Vienna, the grand capital of Austria. As cyclists approach the city, they are greeted by the sight of majestic palaces, grand boulevards, and elegant parks. Completing the Danube Cycle Path from Passau to Vienna is not just a physical journey, but a voyage through time and culture. Whether cycling for leisure or adventure, riders are sure to create memories that will last a lifetime along this unforgettable path.

Tour Rating
4.6/5 (34 Reviews)
Difficulty
Easy
Tour Season
01/04 - 31/10
Tour Duration
6 - 11 Days
Distance
170 - 330 KMs
E-Bike Available
Yes
Where To Fly
Munich (MUC) or Vienna (VIE)
Child Friendly
Yes
Price
From €859

Highlights

  • Experience the rich history of the region with an array of cathedrals, monasteries and baroque architecture to marvel at
  • Feel one with nature as you hug the Danube river and pass through extensive woodland brimming with wild life
  • Savour the local hearty cuisine including a visit to a vineyard in the world renowned UNESCO Wachau Valley
  • See first hand the iconic and picturesque Melk Abbey
  • Finish your tour in the breathtaking city of Vienna, The City of Music & Palaces

 

E-Bike Difficulty
Manual Bike Difficulty

Your Tour Includes

  • In house selected guesthouses & boutique hotels
  • Action packed itineraries with easy to follow navigation
  • Luggage transfer between accommodations
  • 24/7 Support during your tour
  • Premium bike rental options using only high end brands
  • An adventure to remember for a lifetime
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