Passau-Vienna Danube Cycle Path 2024 - Get to Know Austria and the Austrians

10 days/9 nights, approx. 315 km,
30–50 km daily, mostly flat,
4- and 3-star-category

Austria is a country that offers delicious specialties, magnificent landscapes and is the ideal destination for spending your cycling holidays. This bike tour is an expedition through an enchanting country with mouth-watering regional delicacies.
 

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from  € 699,30 per person 10 days/9 nights
4- and 3-star-category
from  € 699,30
per person
10 days/9 nights
4- and 3-star-category
cyclists enter the ferry at the Danube River
  • cyclists enter the ferry at the Danube River
    © ErwinHaiden
  • Radfahrer mit Trappistenbier am Donauradweg Stift Engelszell
    © WGD-Donau-Oberösterreich-Tourismus GmbH_CMVisuals
  • Radtour am Donauradweg im Stift Engelszell
    © WGD-Donau-Oberösterreich-Tourismus GmbH_CMVisuals
  • Radfahren an der Donau in Kramesau
    © WGD-Donau-Oberösterreich-Tourismus-GmbH_CMVisuals
  • Radfahrer an der Schlögener Schlinge
    © WGD-Donau-Oberösterreich-Tourismus-GmbH_CMVisuals
  • Radfahrerinnen in der Mostkellerei am Donauradweg
    © WGD-Donau-Oberösterreich-Tourismus GmbH_CMVisuals
  • Radfahrerinnen beim Gemüsebauer Schiefersteiner in Eferding
    © WGD Donau OÖ Tourismus GmbH, CMVisuals
  • Verkäuferin beim Gemüsebauer Schiefersteiner in Eferding
    © WGD Donau OÖ Tourismus GmbH, CMVisuals
  • Zwei Radfahrer unterwegs in Linz
    © ErwinHaiden
  • Blick auf die Kirche in Maria Taferl
    © Lettner
  • Blick über die Donauregion bei Maria Taferl
    © Hotel Schachner/WK-photography
  • two cyclists at the riverside of the Danube
    © Donau Niederösterreich/Andreas Hofer
  • Weinlese in der Wachau
    © Niederösterreich Werbung_Robert Herbst
  • Weinwelt im Kamptal
    © Österreich Werbung_Wolfgang Zajc
  • Picknick bei Sonnenuntergang an der Tullner Donaulände
    © Donau Niederösterreich/Andreas Hofer
  • Spaziergang im Park vor dem Schloss Schönbrunn
    © Wien Tourismus, Peter Rigaud
  • abendlicher Blick auf das Riesenrad im Prater Wien
    © Wien Tourismus, Peter Rgaud

Personal contact

Klara Stadler 0043 (0)732 / 7277 - 225 klara.stadler@touristik.at Mo-Fr 9 a.m. - 4.30 p.m request now Klara Stadler
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Danube Cycle Path 2024 - Get to Know Austria and the Austrians

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Data protection:
Your announced data will be only used from „Oberösterreich Touristik GmbH“ for the process of bookings and related transactions and will be passed on only in the context of the contractual relationship to third parties (Privacy Notice). (for example, tourist service providers, processors)

  After your inquiry you will immediately receive an e-mail message. If not, we kindly ask you to call us (0043 (0)732 / 7277 - 225).

Detailed information about this offer

Included services
  • 9 nights in comfortable 4- and 3- star hotels
  • daily buffet breakfast
  • luggage transfer from hotel to hotel to Vienna (1 piece per person, max. 23 kg)
  • transfer by train or bus Vienna–Passau
  • Your personal cycle route in an individualised cycle book, as a digital application for computer and mobile phone, GPX data for your navigation device
  • 1 high quality handlebar bag per room for a perfect transport of your travel documents and as a gift
  • service hotline also at the weekend
  • recharge the electrically powered bike in every booked hotel
    • Additional costs:

    • All prices in our offer include VAT. Not included in our prices is the city tax (approx. Euro 1,00 to 3,00 per person/night) and is to be paid at the respective hotel.

Itinerary
  • Day 1 - Individual arrival in Passau

    The cycling holidays start in Passau. Check-in and you receive your travel documents for your bike tour. The well-known “Three River City” will impress you with its picturesque old town. Handover of your rented bike takes place in our bike centre. Example of hotel: Hotel Passauer Wolf in Passau
  • Day 2 - From Passau to Engelhartszell/surroundings, approx. 30 km

    From Passau you are cycling through the upper Danube Valley to Engelhartszell, Austria's only Trappist cloister where we recommend to taste some of the delicious liqueurs produced by the monks. Example of hotel: Hotel-Restaurant Goldenes Schiff in Engelhartszell
  • Day 3 - From Engelhartszell/surroundings to Aschach/Eferding, approx. 40 km

    Today a truly magnificent highlight awaits you on your bike route: the famous meander “Schlögener Schlinge”. A short but steep climb to the Schlögener lookout point gives you a breathtaking view across the Danube Valley before you continue the cycle route to Aschach. Example of hotel: Hotel Sonne in Aschach
  • Day 4 - From Aschach/Eferding to Linz, approx. 30 km

    Cycling along the bike route through the wide spread region of the “Eferdinger Becken” before you arrive in Linz. Tip: Enjoy a piece of “Linzer Torte” in one of the lovely Café's Linz has to offer. Example of hotel: ARCOTEL Nike in Linz
  • Day 5 - From Linz to Wallsee/Mitterkirchen, approx. 45 km

    Continue the cycling holidays along River Danube through the flat Machland to Wallsee. Example of hotel: Wallseerhof in Wallsee
  • Day 6 - From Wallsee/Mitterkirchen to Marbach/surroundings, approx. 45 km

    The cycle path leads you leisurely through the untouched meadowlands to the legendary Strudengau region until you reach Marbach/surroundings. Example of hotel: Hotel Zur Schönen Wienerin in Marbach
  • Day 7 - From Marbach/surroundings to Krems, approx. 50 km

    The lovely vineyard laiden hills and the grandiose Abbey of Melk mark this picturesque landscape of the Wachau Valley. Enjoy your cycling tour in Upper Austria through its world-famous villages Melk, Dürnstein and Spitz. Example of hotel: Arte Hotel Krems in Krems
  • Day 8 - From Krems to Tulln, approx. 40 km

    Today enjoy cycling through the magnificent vineyards of the Wachau Valley and continue along the Danube cycle path to the Roman town of Tulln. Example of hotel:Best Western Hotel in Tulln
  • Day 9 - From Tulln to Vienna, approx. 35 km

    On the last day of your cycle holidays, you reach Vienna, Austria's capital where a great variety of sights awaits you. The fun-fair park Prater, Palace Schönbrunn with its zoo or the Vienna Hofburg, well worth a visit. Example of hotel: Hotel Roomz Prater in Vienna
  • Day 10 - Return transfer to Passau or extra nights

    Return from your cycling holidays along River Danube's cycle path to Passau, in Season A and B by train (transfer of your own bike not included), in season C by bus (transfer of your own bikes included) or on request by train (transfer of your own bikes not included).
Details and cancellation

Parking possibilities during your cycle holiday along the Danube cycle path:
In Passau a carpark for your car during your cycle tour is at a parking garage.
Locked and covered parking garage: € 11,-/day
Parking garage with E-connection: € 11,-/day plus € 30,- charging fee
Locked but outdoor on a parking ground: € 7,-/day
(This carpark must be reserved prior your arrival of your cycling tour, payable on the spot)

Security for your booking:
As a tour operator, the safety, well-being and health of our customers are top priorities for us. We are constantly monitoring the current situation and are in close contact with official authorities. In the event of travel changes, we will inform you immediately. If an official travel warning is issued on your arrival date for your destination or your home town, you can of course cancel your trip free of charge or change your booking to another date.

Note for people with limited mobility
The cycle tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility. However, in specific cases it is possible to accommodate individual customer requests (e.g. barrier-free room).

Passport and visa requirements
To check in to your hotel you will need a valid passport or ID card.
For citizens of countries outside the Schengen area other regulations may apply. You are responsible for obtaining any visa you may require in good time.

Terms and Conditions of Payment:
The deposit of 10% of the tour price is due at the latest 14 days after receipt of the booking confirmation. The balance must be paid 14 days before arrival. 

Cancellation Policy:
According to our General Terms and Conditions, the customer may withdraw from the contract at any time in writing. In the event of cancellation or non-commencement of travel, the following cancellation fees will become payable:
20% of the tour price up to 28 days before arrival date
30% of the tour price from 27th to 14th day before arrival date
50% of the tour price from 13th to 8th day before arrival date
70% of the tour price from 7th to 4th day before arrival date
90% of the tour price from 3rd day before arrival date to the day of arrival

If the customer makes changes to the booking (date of travel, tour, duration, transfer of the booking to another person etc.) up to 28 days before departure, for reasons which are outside our control, we will charge a processing fee of € 50,00 per booking. After this date, the cancellation policy will apply. Such changes to a booking may only be made in individual cases and if possible; the customer has no right to any changes.

Our detailed Terms and Conditions of Business can be viewed on our website at https://www.radurlaub.com/en/home.html; upon request, will also send them to you by e-mail.

In case of a booking your announced data will be only used from OÖ Touristik GmbH for the process of bookings and related transactions and will be passed on only in the context of the contractual relationship to third parties. (for example, tourist service providers, sights, passenger transport, processors). The detailled Privacy Notice you will find on www.radurlaub.com/en/privacynotice.html

Standard information
The combination of travel services offered to you is a package within the meaning of Directive (EU) 2015/2302.
This ensures that you will benefit from all EU rights applicable to packages. Company OÖ Touristik GmbH will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole.
Additionally, as required by law, the company OÖ Touristik GmbH has protection in place to refund your payments and, where transport is included in the package, to ensure your repatriation in the event that it becomes insolvent.
More information on key rights under Directive (EU) 2015/2302 https://www.radurlaub.com/en/reisebedingungen.html.

Financial cover for customers
The tour operator OÖ Touristik GmbH, Freistädter Str. 119, 4041 Linz has completed a bankruptcy insurance with Raiffeisen Landesbank Oberösterreich AG, Europaplatz 1a, 4020 Linz. The liquidator is the Europäische Reiseversicherung AG, Kratochwjlestraße 4, 1220 Wien, Email: info@europaeische.at, 24-hour emergency number: +43 1 3172500.
Travelers have to contact the liquidator within 8 weeks if they are denied claims due to the insolvency of OÖ Touristik GmbH. Details on the business license of OÖ Touristik GmbH can be found on the website https://www.gisa.gv.at/abfrage under the GISA number 14930096.


Arrival information

Arrival & Parking

Place of arrival: 
Passau

Parking possibilities:
In Passau a carpark for your car during your cycle tour is at a parking garage.

  • Locked and covered parking garage: € 11,-/day
  • Parking garage with E-connection: € 11,-/day plus € 30,- charging fee
  • Locked but outdoor on a parking ground: € 7,-/day

(This carpark must be reserved prior your arrival of your cycling tour, payable on the spot)

Travelling by train

For the sake of the environment, we recommend travelling by train.

 

Important information on flight and train ticket bookings

When booking train or flight tickets via the links above, you CANNOT make use of the rights applicable to package holidays under Directive (EU) 2015/2302. OÖ. Touristik GmbH is therefore not responsible for the proper provision of these travel services. In the event of problems, please contact the respective service provider. However, if a train or flight ticket is booked within 24 hours of confirmation of the cycle tour, these travel services become part of the associated travel services. In this case, OÖ. Touristik GmbH has the security required by EU law for the reimbursement of your payments to OÖ. Touristik GmbH for services that were not provided due to the insolvency of OÖ. Touristik GmbH's insolvency. Please note that this will not result in a refund in the event of insolvency of the service provider concerned. Further information on insolvency protection www.justiz.gv.at/pauschalreisegesetz.

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Rates and additional services to book

Rates

Arrival: 23.03.2024 - 19.10.2024

daily

A: 05.10.2024 - 19.10.2024
€ 777,00
double room/breakfast (per person and stay)
€ 1.107,00
single room/breakfast (per person and stay)
€ 259,00
half board supplement (breakfast only in Vienna) (per person and stay)
B: 23.03.2024 - 26.04.2024 / 21.09.2024 - 04.10.2024
€ 929,00
double room/breakfast (per person and stay)
€ 1.259,00
single room/breakfast (per person and stay)
€ 259,00
half board supplement (breakfast only in Vienna) (per person and stay)
C: 27.04.2024 - 20.09.2024
€ 1.069,00
double room/breakfast (per person and stay)
€ 1.399,00
single room/breakfast (per person and stay)
€ 259,00
half board supplement (breakfast only in Vienna) (per person and stay)

Discounts

-100%
child up to 6 years
-50%
child 07-11 years
-25%
child 12-14 years
-10%
adult from 15 years

Saving tips

-10%
early booking discount
in case your booking reaches us at least 60 days prior to your holiday start

Children´s discount (3rd and 4th person in extra bed with 2 full-paying persons)
Extra nights
15.03.2024 - 31.10.2024
79,00
extra night in Passau 4*, double room/breakfast (per person/night)
Discounts:
  • child up to 6 years -100 % (additional bed)
  • child 07-11 years -50 % (additional bed)
  • child 12-14 years -25 % (additional bed)
  • adult from 15 years -10 % (additional bed)
119,00
extra night in Passau 4*, single room/breakfast (per person/night)
79,00
extra night in Linz 4*, double room/breakfast (per person/night)
Discounts:
  • child up to 6 years -100 % (additional bed)
  • child 07-11 years -50 % (additional bed)
  • child 12-14 years -25 % (additional bed)
  • adult from 15 years -10 % (additional bed)
119,00
extra night in Linz 4*, single room/breakfast (per person/night)
79,00
extra night in Vienna 4*, double room/breakfast (per person/night)
Discounts:
  • child up to 6 years -100 % (additional bed)
  • child 07-11 years -50 % (additional bed)
  • child 12-14 years -25 % (additional bed)
  • adult from 15 years -10 % (additional bed)
119,00
extra night in Vienna 4*, single room/breakfast (per person/night)
Additional services
15.03.2024 - 31.10.2024
59,00
No worries package (per person and stay) 
15.03.2024 - 31.10.2024
-30,00
tour price reduction for no return transfer Vienna-Passau (per person and stay)
Discounts:
  • child up to 6 years -100 % (additional bed)
  • child 07-11 years -50 % (additional bed)
  • child 12-14 years -25 % (additional bed)
  • early booking discount -10 %
15.03.2024 - 31.10.2024
19,00
Disclaimer for rental touring bike (per person and stay) 
15.03.2024 - 31.10.2024
45,00
Disclaimer for rental E-bike (per person and stay) 
15.03.2024 - 31.10.2024
0,00
Parking outdoor (Euro 7,- per day, payable on the spot, reservation when booking) (per person and stay) 
15.03.2024 - 31.10.2024
0,00
Parking in the parking garage (Euro 11,- per day, payable on the spot, reservation when booking) (per person and stay) 
15.03.2024 - 31.10.2024
0,00
Parking in the parking garage with E-connection (Euro 11,- per day plus Euro 30,- charging fee, payable on the spot, reservation when booking) (per person and stay) 
27.04.2024 - 20.09.2024
449,00
Combination offer transport 1 suitcases + 1 bicycles from your home (per person and stay) 
27.04.2024 - 20.09.2024
699,00
Combination offer transport 2 suitcases + 2 bicycles from your home (per person and stay) 
27.04.2024 - 20.09.2024
329,00
Bicycle transport from your home (max. 25 kg) (per person and stay) 
27.04.2024 - 20.09.2024
179,00
suitcase transport from your home (max. 25 kg) (per person and stay) 
Hired bikesRental bikes from OÖ Touristik GmbH

Rental bikes from OÖ Touristik GmbH

Damen Trekkingrad 21 Gang von OÖ Touristik

Ladies trekking bike 21-speed

  • Model: KTM touring bike
  • Frame: Aluminium ladies' frame
  • Gear change: 21-speed derailleur with freewheel, Shimano Altus
  • Brakes: 2 rim brakes, Shimano V-Brakes
  • wheel/tyre: 28 inch hollow chamber rim/robust tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: high-quality gel saddle, Selle Royal

€ 99,00 per person and stay

Herren Trekkingrad 21 Gang von OÖ Touristik

Men's trekking bike 21-speed

  • Model: KTM touring bike
  • Frame: Aluminium men's frame
  • Gear change: 21-speed derailleur with freewheel, Shimano Altus
  • Brakes: 2 rim brakes, Shimano V-Brakes
  • wheel/tyre: 28 inch hollow chamber rim/robust tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: high-quality gel saddle, Selle Royal

€ 99,00 per person and stay

Unisex E-Bike im Verleih von OÖ Touristik

Unisex-E-Bike

  • Model: KTM Macina Fun
  • Frame: Aluminum unisex
  • Motor: Bosch Performance 
  • Battery: 500 Wh
  • Gearshift: 9-speed derailleur Shimano Altus
  • Brakes: 2 disc brakes, Shimano
  • Wheel/tire: 28 inch hollow rim/rugged tires, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: high-quality gel saddle, Selle Royal
     

€ 219,00 per person and stay

Herren E-Bike im Verleih von OÖ Touristik

Men's e-bike

  • Model: KTM Macina Fun 9 P5
  • Frame: Aluminium men's frame
  • Engine: Bosch Performance
  • Battery: 500 Wh
  • Saddle: high-quality gel saddle
  • only bookable from a height of 175 cm

€ 219,00 per person and stay

doppelseitige Packtasche zu je 10 Litern.

Saddlebags

  • 1 bag per room

Bike transport from homeYour comfortable start to your cycling holiday

Your comfortable start to your cycling holiday

NEW and exclusive with OÖ Touristik: We organize the pick-up of your bike from your home.

This way you can travel to your vacation carefree. At our bike pick-up point in Passau, you take over your private bike and comfortably start your first bike tour. And back you go the same way.

Only bookable for collection from an address in Germany.

Prices:
Kombi offer 1: € 449,-
1 suitcase and 1 bike there and back

Kombi offer 1: € 699,-
2 suitcases and 2 bikes there and back

Individual services:
Luggage transport there and back: € 179,- per suitcase (max. 23 kg)
Bicycle transport there and back: € 329,- per bicycle (max. 25 kg)

Bookable in season C (27.04.2024 - 20.09.2024)

This is how it works:
We collect your bike & luggage from your home address.

  • We will contact you by phone or e-mail approx. 1 week before the start of your trip to arrange the pick-up date. You will then receive a confirmation including a pick-up slip by e-mail. 
  • Please note the following points for the transport:
    • The printed collection note must be clearly visible on the case and bike
    • E-bike batteries must be removed for safety reasons
    • Your luggage and bike are of course insured against loss or theft
    • To avoid possible minor damage (small scratches,...), we recommend packing delicate areas on your bike.
    • Your bike and luggage will be delivered to our bike hire centre in Passau, handed over to our staff and can then be collected by you at any time.

Tip: Our bike rental is located in the Globus car park, where you can park your car for the duration of your holiday. We will be happy to reserve a parking space for you (step 2 in the booking process: "Additional services")

  • Enjoy your cycling holiday with your private bike!
  • On the day of departure, bring your bike back to our bike hire centre in Passau. From there it will be brought to your home on the agreed delivery date.

How to book:
In step 2 "Additional services" in the booking form, select which offer you would like to use - combined or individual transport. These services are listed in the booking confirmation and are part of your booked package holiday.

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Personal contact

Klara Stadler
0043 (0)732 / 7277 - 225
klara.stadler@touristik.at
Mo-Fr 9 a.m. - 4.30 p.m
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Details and cancellation

Parking possibilities during your cycle holiday along the Danube cycle path:
In Passau a carpark for your car during your cycle tour is at a parking garage.
Locked and covered parking garage: € 11,-/day
Parking garage with E-connection: € 11,-/day plus € 30,- charging fee
Locked but outdoor on a parking ground: € 7,-/day
(This carpark must be reserved prior your arrival of your cycling tour, payable on the spot)

Security for your booking:
As a tour operator, the safety, well-being and health of our customers are top priorities for us. We are constantly monitoring the current situation and are in close contact with official authorities. In the event of travel changes, we will inform you immediately. If an official travel warning is issued on your arrival date for your destination or your home town, you can of course cancel your trip free of charge or change your booking to another date.

Note for people with limited mobility
The cycle tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility. However, in specific cases it is possible to accommodate individual customer requests (e.g. barrier-free room).

Passport and visa requirements
To check in to your hotel you will need a valid passport or ID card.
For citizens of countries outside the Schengen area other regulations may apply. You are responsible for obtaining any visa you may require in good time.

Terms and Conditions of Payment:
The deposit of 10% of the tour price is due at the latest 14 days after receipt of the booking confirmation. The balance must be paid 14 days before arrival. 

Cancellation Policy:
According to our General Terms and Conditions, the customer may withdraw from the contract at any time in writing. In the event of cancellation or non-commencement of travel, the following cancellation fees will become payable:
20% of the tour price up to 28 days before arrival date
30% of the tour price from 27th to 14th day before arrival date
50% of the tour price from 13th to 8th day before arrival date
70% of the tour price from 7th to 4th day before arrival date
90% of the tour price from 3rd day before arrival date to the day of arrival

If the customer makes changes to the booking (date of travel, tour, duration, transfer of the booking to another person etc.) up to 28 days before departure, for reasons which are outside our control, we will charge a processing fee of € 50,00 per booking. After this date, the cancellation policy will apply. Such changes to a booking may only be made in individual cases and if possible; the customer has no right to any changes.

Our detailed Terms and Conditions of Business can be viewed on our website at https://www.radurlaub.com/en/home.html; upon request, will also send them to you by e-mail.

In case of a booking your announced data will be only used from OÖ Touristik GmbH for the process of bookings and related transactions and will be passed on only in the context of the contractual relationship to third parties. (for example, tourist service providers, sights, passenger transport, processors). The detailled Privacy Notice you will find on www.radurlaub.com/en/privacynotice.html

Standard information
The combination of travel services offered to you is a package within the meaning of Directive (EU) 2015/2302.
This ensures that you will benefit from all EU rights applicable to packages. Company OÖ Touristik GmbH will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole.
Additionally, as required by law, the company OÖ Touristik GmbH has protection in place to refund your payments and, where transport is included in the package, to ensure your repatriation in the event that it becomes insolvent.
More information on key rights under Directive (EU) 2015/2302 https://www.radurlaub.com/en/reisebedingungen.html.

Financial cover for customers
The tour operator OÖ Touristik GmbH, Freistädter Str. 119, 4041 Linz has completed a bankruptcy insurance with Raiffeisen Landesbank Oberösterreich AG, Europaplatz 1a, 4020 Linz. The liquidator is the Europäische Reiseversicherung AG, Kratochwjlestraße 4, 1220 Wien, Email: info@europaeische.at, 24-hour emergency number: +43 1 3172500.
Travelers have to contact the liquidator within 8 weeks if they are denied claims due to the insolvency of OÖ Touristik GmbH. Details on the business license of OÖ Touristik GmbH can be found on the website https://www.gisa.gv.at/abfrage under the GISA number 14930096.


OÖ Touristik GmbH

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 30 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.