This 5-night tour along the Danube River is a "sporty" experience for travelers interested in covering longer cycling distances each day. The active option described here treats you an average of 50 miles each day. If you're looking for a more leisurely cycling option, check out the Danube Bike Path 7 Nights (Classic) tour.
Explore the paths along the blue Danube River just like the Romans, the legendary Nibelungs, and even Europe's powerful kings and emperors did before you. You will get to know the beauty and historical significance of this ancient military and trading route. Never far away from the cool, clear water of the Danube, you will enjoy one of Europe’s most beautiful and popular cycle routes.
You start your trip in the baroque town of Passau, the town of three rivers. You will cycle through various districts of Upper and Lower Austria and finally to the Danube metropolis of Vienna. You will love the breathtaking natural beauty of the Danube valley and the Schlögen bend or perhaps you will fall in love with the landscapes along the Danube river such as the Machland, the Strudengau, or the famous Wachau.
In the rural areas, to accompany these wonderful impressions, you can enjoy many traditional Austrian delicacies. Your physical wellbeing will be well catered for, from savory dumpling specialties and moreish must all the way to the wines of the Buschenschenken taverns in the Wachau region.