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Passau-Vienna-Belgrad-Passau By bike & boat - Danube Experience Iron Gate 2020 - MS Carissima

Passau-Vienna-Belgrad-Passau
By bike & boat - Danube Experience Iron Gate 2020 - MS Carissima

15 Days/14 Nights, approx. 334-389km by bike,
15–54 km by bike daily, mostly flat to gently downhill,
Big Middleclassboat, 75 cabins

This bike and boat holiday leads from Germany via Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia and Rumania to Serbia. Enjoy the majestic Danube River in all its glory. Discover the breathtaking natural scenery of the Iron Gate, one of the most spectacular gorges in Europe, the vast expanse of the Pannonian plains, Cycle through the Danube Bend in Hungary and the corn chambers of Croatia and Serbia. During this fabulous bike and boat holiday on board the MS Theodor Körner, you visit the great European capital cities of Belgrade, Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna.

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from  € 1.357,00 per person 15 Days/14 Nights
Big Middleclassboat, 75 cabins
from  € 1.357,00
per person
15 Days/14 Nights
Big Middleclassboat, 75 cabins
Das Antlitz des Dakerkönig Decebal ziert einen Felsen in Rumänien.
  • Das Antlitz des Dakerkönig Decebal ziert einen Felsen in Rumänien.
    © Romanian Tourism Board
  • Schiff MS Carissima auf der Donau in der Sonne
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Die Innstadt von Passau wird von Donau und Inn umflossen.
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Kuchen-Buffet auf der MS Carissima auf der Donau
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Burg Petrovaradin in Novi Sad in Serbien liegt direkt an der Donau.
    © National Tourist Office of Serbia
  • Pool an Deck der MS Carissima im Rad und Schiffsurlaub auf der Donau
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Die Burgruine von Devin thront hoch über der Donau in der Slowakei.
    © Slovak Tourism Board
  • Lounge mit türkis-blauen Möbeln, Teppichboden und großen Fenstern auf der MS Carissima
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Die Donau durchbricht in Serbien schroffe Felstäler.
    © National Tourist Office of Serbia
  • zwei Radfahrer beim Tourstart vor der MS Carissima auf der Donau
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • zwei Radfahrer genießen die Sonne in der Liege vor Pool an Deck der MS Carissima auf der Donau
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Die Sava Kathedrale in Belgrad mit zahlreichen Kuppeln
    © National Tourist Office of Serbia
  • Radfahrer gehen an Bord der MS Theodor Körner.
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Kirche Kalemegdan in Belgrad
    © National Tourist Office of Serbia/D. Bosnic
  • MS Carissima auf der Donau zu sehen durch Blumenwiese
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Verlauf der Donau in Belgrad
    © National Tourist Office of Serbia/B. Jovanovic
  • Kalemegdan Festung mit dem Fluss Donau in Belgrad
    © National Tourist Office of Serbia
  • Kabine mit großem Doppelbett, Teppichboden, Fenster, Blumen am Oberdeck der MS Carissima auf der Donau
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Kabine mit Einzelbetten am Hauptdeck der MS Carissima unterwegs auf der Donau
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle
  • Schiff MS Carissima auf der Donau
    © Rad und Reisen - Eurocycle

Personal contact

Viktoria Hauser
Viktoria Hauser
0043 (0)732 / 72 77 - 221
viktoria.hauser@touristik.at
Mo-Fr 9 a.m. - 5.30 p.m

Personal contact

Viktoria Hauser 0043 (0)732 / 72 77 - 221 viktoria.hauser@touristik.at Mo-Fr 9 a.m. - 5.30 p.m request now Viktoria Hauser
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By bike & boat - Danube Experience Iron Gate 2020 - MS Carissima

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Detailed information about this offer

Included services
  • 14 nights in comfort outer-cabin on board the MS Carissima with shower/WC/air-condition
  • daily full board (breakfast, lunch or lunch box, dinner, Mitternachtssnack)
  • afternoon coffee and pastries
  • captain's greeting with welcome cocktail
  • daily cleaning of cabin
  • bed linen and towels
  • daily information meeting with guide on board
  • gala dinner with farewell cocktail
  • crew's farewell-show
  • daily live-music
  • information material (cycle map with English tour description) per cabin
Itinerary
  • Day 1 - Individual arrival in Passau

    Enjoy a stroll through the beautiful old town with the world-largest church organ in the cathedral of Passau and enjoy a delicious “Bavarian Lager” in a typical beer garden before your embarkation is at approx. 4:00pm. Departure will be at 5:00 pm to the Donauschlinge.
  • Day 2 - Donauschlinge/Obernzell–Obermühl, approx. 35 km

    The bike tour leads through the ruggedly romantic Danube Bend at Schlögen, one of the most beautiful sections of the river lined with sleepy farming villages. Along the way, enjoy regional specialties in one of the many cider taverns.
  • Day 3 - Devin–Bratislava, approx. 15-43 km

    A narrow cycle path runs along the fortress complex Devin to the splendid palace of Castle Hof, which boasts one of the most magnificent baroque gardens in Europe. There follows a stretch of untouched countryside and after a short bike tour, you arrive in the vibrant city of Bratislava. A miniature train tour of the Slovakian capital in which Hungarian kings were once crowned is offered optional during your bike and boat holiday on board the MS Carissima. Enjoy a glorious view from the fortress perched on a hill overlooking the city and a walk through the beautifully restored historic city center.
  • Day 4 - Budapest, excursion to Szentendre, approx. 27-54 km (or day at leisure)

    During your bike tour in Hungary, Budapest enchants with its famous buildings. On board the MS Carissima a guided tour in Budapest or a detour to the delightful little town of Szentendre with its many artists and galleries is bookable. Get the taste of the fiery Hungarian temperament at a Hungarian folklore show with traditional music and folk dance accompanied by wine and hearty local food (optional).
  • Day 5 - Baja–Mohacs, approx. 37 km

    Today you cycle from the quiet baroque town of Baja that is famous for its fish soup along the flood protection dykes in the Gemenc floodplain and through idyllic river landscapes. At the end of today's stage, you take the ferry to the little town Mohacs, Hungary's most southerly town on the Danube before you go on board the MS Carissima.
  • Day 6 - Belgrade (day at leisure)

    Explore the fun-loving Serbian capital at the confluence of the Save and the Danube by bike or bus, take a journey in time from the past to the present and learn about the rise and fall of Yugoslavia (optional). In the evening, Belgrade is bathed in a sea of light. Visit a colorful folklore show with traditional dances from all parts of the country, followed by typical regional specialties in the well-known bohemian district of Skadarlija with lively folk music from a Serbian band (optional).
  • Day 7 - Katarakt-Strecke/National Park Iron Gate (day at leisure)

    Experience the stunning fjord-like landscape “Iron Gate” at close quarters from the ship's deck admits the Danube. The river cuts through the Romanian Carpathian Mountains in Rumania and the mighty foothills of the Balkan mountain range. A spectacular landscape with steep gorges, dark forests with historic monuments and impregnable fortresses on the shores that are reflected in the blue waters of the river: this miracle of nature will take your breath away!
  • Day 8 - Novi Sad–Ilok, approx. 48 km

    The imposing Petrovaradin fortress perches high above the provincial capital of Vojvodina. You cycle along the Danube cycle path in Serbia upstream to the medieval town of Ilok. You take a ferry to reach the gentle foothills of the Fruska Gora, with its orchards, vineyards and idyllic farming villages. Everything in the medieval town of Ilok revolves around wine. During an evening tour of the town, you will have the opportunity to sample some famous Serbian wines at a wine cellar (optional).
  • Day 9 - Batina–Mohacs, ca. 42 km

    In the border triangle you cycle along the Danube cycle path in Serbia through the never-ending “Backa”, with its small, idyllic villages and endless canola fields. Continue cycling through hardly touched nature in the Nemzeti National Park and with a ferry you reach Mohacs before you go again on board the MS Carissima awaits you.
  • Day 10 - Kalocsa–Solt, approx. 50 km

    Today on your cycle holiday in Hungary you the MS Carissima stops in Kalocsa, home of the “Paprika”. Visit the Paprika Museum you'll learn all there is to know about Hungary's favorite spice. Continue your journey on the well-built cycle path along the flood protection dyke through the vast expanse of the puszta, to Solt, birthplace of the famous conductor Sir George Solti. Vecsey Castle and the library with some 34,000 books are especially worth seeing.
  • Day 11 - Danube Bend–Esztergom, approx. 43 km

    The Danube is framed by steep wooded hills as it flows through the picturesque, hilly landscape of the “Hungarian Wachau”. Set in the middle of the Danube, the delightful island of Szentendre radiates real puszta romance. As you continue your journey on idyllic cycle paths through picturesque villages you'll be able to experience the Hungarian zest for life at first hand. The dome of the imposing basilica in Esztergom that sits high over the Danube can be seen from far and wide. Visit Hungary's largest church, with its Tuscan-style high altar and its side chapel with red marble walls.
  • Day 12 - Vienna, bike excursion to Klosterneuburg, Danube Island

    After so many action-packed days of cycling, you deserve some relaxation. Enjoy the breath-taking view of the idyllic floodplain forest of the Donauauen National Park and the impressive skyline as you sail into Vienna. Go for a ride on the Danube Island – Vienna's favorite recreational area, cycle out to the nearby Klosterneuburg Abbey or wander through the idyllic vineyards on Kahlenberg enjoying magnificent views over the city and the Danube. On board the MS Carissima you can buy tickets for a concert of classic waltz and operetta music in the Schönbrunn palace to end the evening traditionally.
  • Day 13 - Vienna (day at leisure)

    Discover Vienna: from the saddle on a guided bike tour or on your own with the HOP ON HOP OFF bus (optional). Ride through the historic city center at a leisurely pace and see the sights from close up. The magnificent Ringstraße will remind you of times long past and inviting coffee houses will tempt you with delicious Viennese cakes and pastries. Afterwards, there's enough time to stroll through the quaint lanes or visit the Naschmarkt, a feast for the senses. End your day in Vienna in traditional fashion at a rustic wine tavern.
  • Day 14 - Wachau Valley/Krems–Melk, approx. 37 km

    This final stage of your cycle holiday in Austria can best be described as magical! The gentle hilly countryside of the Wachau Valley with its picturesque villages, historic castles and palaces surrounded by apricot trees and terraced vineyards, is one of the loveliest stretches of the river. In Weißenkirchen the cycle path is lined with cosy vintner's taverns and you should definitely treat yourself to a break here (optional wine tasting)!
  • Day 15 - Arrival in Passau–Individual departure or extra nights

    Every holiday comes to an end – enjoy again the peaceful Danube Valley, a last glance onto the Schlögener Schlinge, before reaching Passau with wonderful impressions. Disembarkation at approx. 10 am and any transfer reservation for your departure please arranged from approx. 11 am.
MS Carissima

Ship "MS Carissima****"

On board the comfortable “Carissima” ship, enjoy an exclusive atmosphere – in the spacious, convenient cabins as well as in the stylish outdoor area. Experience the fantastic view to breathtaking landscapes – on the bike, from the pool on the sun deck, in the comfortable seats of the lounge, and even during your amazing meals in the first class restaurant. After the cycle tour along the Danube cycle path, relax in the wellness area of the Carissima with its sauna and whirlpool and from June to August, enjoy the outdoor swimming pool with its spacious sun deck.
This exciting bike trip will make your holiday unforgettable. A warm and charming crew is waiting for you to make your stay on board as comfortable as possible.
WiFi is available on board the MS Carissima, however the connection can vary (payable on spot).

3 Passenger decks
Upper deck and middle deck (windows to open)
main deck (half-height windows not to open)

Cabins:
You are looking for a standard, comfortable or luxurious cycling holiday in Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, then, a holiday aboard the Carissima is the right choice!
All 75 de-luxe staterooms have 14 m² and feature a hotel-style double bed, which may be converted to two single beds. The half-height windows on the main deck of the Carissima cannot be opened, the staterooms on the upper and middle deck provide full-size picture windows, which do open. All cabins are equipped with a private bathroom with a shower or bathtub, hair dryer, TV, safe and full air-conditioning. For those who love the luxury: Some cabins on the promenade deck have a connecting door and can be rearranged to a spacious DELUXE-suite with living room and bedroom (prices on request). ECO cabins are located in the front/rear part of the ship (engine noise possible).

2-bed: beds are on ground level, with double bed also used as twin beds
2-bed ECO: in the front or rear part of the boat, weak engine noises are to be heard
1-bed: on the upper deck with a single bed or on the main deck a 2-bed cabin for single use

Technical details: length 110m, width 11,4m, max. speed 21 km/h, 75 cabins, max. 150 passengers

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Rates and additional services to book

Rates

Arrival: 25.04.2020 - 26.09.2020

Saturday

A: 25.04.2020
€ 1.475,00
2-bed cabin standard ECO/main deck (per person and stay)
€ 1.789,00
2-bed cabin standard/main deck (per person and stay)
€ 1.775,00
2-bed cabin comfort ECO/middle deck (per person and stay)
€ 2.098,00
2-bed cabin comfort/middle deck (per person and stay)
€ 2.198,00
2-bed cabin superior/upper deck (per person and stay)
€ 3.406,90
2-bed cabin superior for single use/upper deck (per person and stay)
B: 23.05.2020 / 20.06.2020 / 18.07.2020 / 08.08.2020 / 29.08.2020 / 26.09.2020
€ 1.575,00
2-bed cabin standard ECO/main deck (per person and stay)
€ 1.889,00
2-bed cabin standard/main deck (per person and stay)
€ 1.875,00
2-bed cabin comfort ECO/middle deck (per person and stay)
€ 2.198,00
2-bed cabin comfort/middle deck (per person and stay)
€ 2.298,00
2-bed cabin superior/upper deck (per person and stay)
€ 3.561,90
2-bed cabin superior for single use/upper deck (per person and stay)

Saving tips

-8%
early booking discount
Reduction for children on request.
Additional services
25.04.2020 / 20.06.2020 / 08.08.2020
345,00
A Very Enjoyable Package - Group Tour with a local cycle guide (per person/stay) 
Hired Bikes

Our bikes

21-Gang Unisex Rad

€ 139,00 per person/stay

21-speed-unisex bike:

  • model: KTM Cityline
  • bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for ladies
  • gears: 21-speed derailleur gears, free wheele, Shimano Acera
  • brakes: 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes
  • tyres: 28'' hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon or Continental
  • saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal
  • frame hight: from 1,88 m height

21-Gang-Herrenrad

€ 139,00 per person/stay

 

 

21-speed-Men´s bike:

  • model: KTM Cityline
  • bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for ladies
  • gears: 21-speed derailleur gears, free wheele, Shimano Acera
  • brakes: 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes
  • tyres: 28'' hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon or Continental
  • saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal
  • frame hight: from 1,88 m height

7-Gang-Unisex Rad

€ 139,00 per person/stay

7-speed-unisex bike (on request):
  • model: KTM Cityline
  • bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for ladies
  • gears: 7-speed hub gears, Shimano Nexus
  • brakes: back pedal brakes, 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brake
  • tyres: 28'' hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon Plus or Continental
  • saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal
  • frame hight: 46(150-160cm), 51(160-175cm), 56(176-187cm)

 

Elektroräder

€ 249,00 per person/stay

Electrically powered bike

  • model: KTM Amparo XL/KTM Macina/Flyer
  • bicycle frame: Aluminium-Unisex
  • gears: 8-speed hub gears, Shimano Nexus
  • brakes: backpedal brake, 2 caliper brakes, Magura Hydr.
  • tyres: 28'' hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon Plus
    or Continental E-Contact
  • E-Bikes available: 153-195 cm
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

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In 1990 the OÖ Touristik performed a pioneering work on the sector of organised cycle holidays: the first bookable cycle tour along the Danube including luggage transfer. Already a year later we offered the first group tours. Over the years the offers of the cycle holidays has expanded throughout Europe and are as popular as ever. During the last 25 years we have expanded the portfolio on mountain bike tours, cycle holidays by bike and boat, group tours and hiking holidays as well as winter and wellness holidays. The organisation and handling of international congresses and events meanwhile adds to the successful enterprise sections.