Passau-Vienna Danube Cycle Path 2020 - Castle Hotels and Mansions
There are many small & larger castle hotels and mansions awaiting you along the Danube Cycle Path in Austria. In the early days, the only purpose for these buildings was the supervision of the navigation and the management of the surrounding farms. During your cycle tour Passau - Vienna, stay overnight in these beautiful buildings, most of them are, lovingly restored with a romantic theme.
After your inquiry you will immediately receive an e-mail message. If not, we kindly ask you to call us (0043 (0)732 / 72 77 - 221).
Detailed information about this offer
- 7 nights in special hotels along the Danube cycle path
- daily buffet breakfast
- luggage transfer from hotel to hotel to Vienna (1 piece per person, max. 23 kg)
- boat trip Passau–Kasten incl. bike
- boat trip Melk–Dürnstein incl. bike
- train ride Tulln–Vienna incl. bike
- return transfer by bus or train Vienna–Passau
- Information documents (personalised cycle book with detailed route description) per room in english language
- NEW: Cycling holiday navigation for your mobile phone including GPS data and places of interest
- 1 high quality handlebar bag for a perfect transport of your travel documents per room
- service hotline also at the weekend
- free WiFi in hotels
- recharge the electrically powered bike in every booked hotel free of charge
All prices in our offer include VAT. Not included in our prices is the city tax (approx. Euro 1,- to 2,50 per person/night) and is to be paid at the respective hotel.
Day 1 - Individual arrival in PassauYou start your cycle holiday along the Danube with a stroll through Passau, the bishop's town with its picturesque old town, the cathedral and the Veste Oberhaus. The first overnight stay of your cycle tour from Passau to Vienna is in the Hotel Residenz. A hotel built into the walls of a 400-year old former shop and situated in the historical old town along the Danube cycle path. Check-in and you receive your travel documents. Handover of your rented bike takes place in our bike centre. Example of hotel: Hotel Residenz**** in Passau
Day 2 - Passau–Aschach/surroundings, approx. 50 kmWith the Danube boat, you reach Kasten, from where you cycle leisurely through the romantic Upper Danube Valley via the Monastery Engelszell and the Schlögener Schlinge to Aschach. You stay overnight at Hotel Faustschlössl overlooking the river. The castle established originally more than 500 years ago on behest of the emperor. Example of hotel: Hotel Faustschlössl*** in Feldkirchen
Day 3 - Aschach/surroundings–Linz, approx. 30 kmPast the lakes of Feldkirchen you cycle along Danube's north side to Linz, the European City of Culture 2009. Today you stay overnight in the top-modern hotel on the cathedral square of the magnificent Marien Cathedral. Example of hotel: Hotel am Domplatz**** in Linz
Day 4 - Linz–Ardagger, approx. 55 kmBeautiful surrounding with fruitful meadows with apple and pear trees lining the cycle path from Linz to the region Strudengau. The fruits are mostly used for fruit juice production and so name giving for the whole region (Mostviertel). In the midst of this region welcomes you Ardagger Abbey warmly. The former abbey tavern from the 13th century, was altered with the biggest cautiousness to a traditional country house and was restored with a lot of love to the detail. Enjoy the traditional specialities on your cycle tour Example of hotel: Landhaus Stift Ardagger**** in Ardagger
Day 5 - Ardagger–Dürnstein, approx. 55 kmThe Danube made a narrow riverbed by granite rock on its way through the Strudengau. You cycle towards the lovely Wachau Valley. The magnificent Abbey of Melk also called the gate of the Wachau Valley welcomes you sitting high enthroned over the Danube. Your home for tonight is the beautiful Castle Dürnstein a nearly 400-year old building located in the middle of the picturesque Dürnstein overlooking majestically the river. By the way – Richard Löwenherz stayed during his captivity in Castle Dürnstein absolutely less in royal style than you on your cycle vacation in Austria. Example of hotel: Schloss Dürnstein***** in Dürnstein
Day 6 - Dürnstein–Grafenegg, approx. 25 kmThe charming vineyards of the Wachau Valley accompany you along your cycling tour to Krems. The last kilometres in Lower Austria lead through the wine-growing region of Wagram up to Castle Hotel Grafenegg, today's residence to stay. A breath of monarchy blows by these walls. Enjoy the charm of past epochs beside the comfort. Example of hotel: Hotel Schloss Grafenegg**** in Grafenegg
Day 7 - Grafenegg–Vienna, approx. 35 kmThe day before last of your cycle tour along the Danube cycle path leads you to Tulln. To the interested ones in art we warmly recommend the Egon-Schiele Museum, dedicated to the great son of the town. By train, you arrive in Vienna, the final destination of your Austrian cycle holiday. The city unfolds its imperial charm during a journey along the Ringstrasse, a visit of Castle Schönbrunn and its park or in the numerous museum. Only a few hundred meters from the Hofburg Palace, admits the first district the Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof enchants its guests during their cycling holiday in Austria. The different style directions of the Viennese epochs, from the baroque to kind of Déco spray an old Austrian flair. Example of hotel: Hotel Steigenberger Herrenhof***** in Vienna
Day 8 - Return transfer to Passau or extra nightsReturn transfer from your cycling holiday to Passau in Season A and B by train (transfer of own bike not included) in Season C you have the possibility to return to Passau either by bus (transfer of own bike included) or by train (transfer of own bike not included)
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 7 days before arrival.
The general travel conditions of 1992 apply with following cancellation conditions: Prior to arrival the customer can cancel in written form at any time the booked arrangement. In case of cancellation or no show we charge following fees:
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 or “no show”
In case the booking is changed from the customer himself (change of date, duration of the tour or participant) up to 28 days prior arrival, a handling fee of € 50,- per booking is charged.
Thereafter the previous cancellation conditions apply. Such a change of booking is only in individual cases a possibility customers do not have a claim on it.
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Rates and additional services to book
Arrival: 02.05.2020 - 17.10.2020
Arrival: 02.05.2020 - 17.10.2020
- child up to 6 years -100 %
- child 07-11 years -50 %
- child 12-14 years -25 %
- -10 %
- child up to 6 years - € 0,00
- child 07-18 years - € 11,00
Hired bike of OÖ Touristik GmbH - KTM Bikes
€ 75,00 per person & stay
Lady`s trekking bike 21-speed:
|Lady´s trekking bike 7-speed: |
€ 75,00 per person & stay
Men´s trekking bike 21-speed:
|Men`s trekking bike 7 speed: |
€ 169,00 per person & stay
|Men's e-bike: |