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Danube Cycle Path Passau - Budapest

4 countries - 1 tour

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DON XXL
Duration
14 days / 13 nights
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The Danube Cycle Path from Passau to Budapest is a real highlight. Varied river landscapes characterize the picture: steep, densely wooded slopes alternate with flat floodplain landscapes and the endless expanse of the Hungarian lowlands. Discover vineyards and orchards and marvel at the countless monasteries, palaces and castles that tell the stories of the Romans, Nibelungs and Crusaders. Each country awaits you with its own particularity. Enjoy the warm hospitality of Austria and Hungary, stroll through the picturesque old town of the Slovak capital Bratislava and drive through charming Vienna to the beat of a waltz. Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, is the culmination of this tour.

 

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  • Good value for money
  • Tour incl. hotels and luggage transport
  • Extensive route booklet & GPS data
  • Top brand rental bikes bookable
  • Over 30 years of experience
Blick auf die Drei Flüsse Stadt Passau

Tourenkarte Passau nach Budapest

IIndividual arrival in Passau. Use the remaining time for a tour of the picturesque old town. Bikes are handed out until 16:00 p.m. – for late arrivals the next morning.

Overnight place: Passau

Your first stage takes you through the upper Danube valley to Schlögen. Further to Engelhartszell you can visit the only Trappist monastery in Austria. It is known for its rococo church. Delicious liqueurs are brewed in the monastery cellar. Then you cycle to the impressive "Schlögener Schlinge", where the Danube makes a 180-degree turn.

Overnight place: Schlögener Schlinge region

The narrow, densely wooded valley slowly widens. You cycle through the fertile Eferding Basin in the direction of Linz. Enjoy a stroll through the magical old town.

Overnight place: Linz

Start today's tour with a detour to Enns, the oldest town in Austria. You will then cycle through beautiful meadow landscapes and the tranquil hinterland, past the Celtic village of Mitterkirche, the collegiate church in Baumgartenberg and the romantic Clam Castle. You will soon reach the beautiful baroque town of Grein, where you can visit the oldest town theater in Austria.

Overnight place: strudengau

The journey through the Danube landscape of the Strudengau and Nibelungengau impresses with high, densely forested rock formations to the left and right of the Danube. The pilgrimage church of Maria Taferl is enthroned high above the Danube and the Benedictine Abbey of Melk greets you from afar high above the Danube.

Overnight place: Nibelungengau

Another highlight on this bike tour is the enchanting landscape of the Wachau. Vineyard terraces and apricot trees on the banks, with castles, palaces and monasteries in between. On small excursion boats you can also take a bike break. On your journey to Krems pass the charming wine villages of Spitz, Weißenkirchen and Dürnstein. Cozy wine taverns lure you along the way - here you can experience Austrian hospitality up close!

Overnight place: Region Krems

You leave the unique cultural landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Wachau by train. Once you have arrived in Tulln, you continue by bike. Before Vienna, the valley narrows again, the Danube passes through the Vienna Gate on the edge of the Vienna Woods and leads you via Klosterneuburg, where you can visit the Verdun Altar, the highlight of medieval goldsmith art. to the waltz city of Vienna.

Overnight place: Vienna

The Donauauen National Park begins right outside Vienna and is an idyllic landscape with a variety of fauna and flora. Past Orth Castle and Eckartsau Castle you reach the spa town of Bad Deutsch Altenburg, where the Romans left their mark.

Overnight place: Bad-Deutsch-Altenburg region

Nestled between the Hainburg mountains and the small Carpathians, the blue ribbon of the Danube meanders. The Slovakian capital Bratislava enchants with a dreamy old town and numerous magnificent buildings. The castle towers high above the Danube.

Overnight place: Bratislava

The Schüttinsel is a paradise for birds and fish. In the middle of this untouched landscape with small islands you will find dreamy farming villages and a labyrinth of branches of the Danube. Your destination for the day is the city of Györ, located at the mouth of 3 rivers. The city enchants with its baroque old town. Recommendation: Take the train between Mosonmagyarovar and Györ. Train tickets are available at the train station from ticket machines and cost around €1 per journey. This shortens the cycling stage to a total of approx. 44 km.

Overnight place: Györ

The Babolna National Stud is world famous for its Arabian breeding. Cycle through gently rolling agricultural land back to the Danube to the divided town of Komarom, King Matthias's favorite town.

Overnight place: Komarno region

You cycle along the Slovakian bank of the Danube on causeways and side roads with little traffic through small farming villages and past the Roman fort of Kelemantia to the bishop and royal town of Esztergom, which with the basilica as the largest church in Hungary is a glamorous highlight of this journey.

Overnight place: Danube Bend

In the midst of the hilly landscape, the stream divides: On the Szentendre Island you cycle through small, idyllic villages. The town of Szentendre on the mainland is world-famous with its countless small handicraft shops and the Skanzen open-air museum. A very special highlight: during a boat trip to Budapest you can enjoy a unique view of the most famous sights of this city

Overnight place: Budapest

The day is at leisure. If you wish, you can take the bus back to Vienna, departure times are every 2 hours, bus stops can also be booked in advance at Vienna Schwechat Airport, travel time to Vienna center approx. 3 hours, continuation by train to Passau possible.

Overnight place: Budapest

  • 13 nights in booked cat. incl. breakfast 
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel 
  • Welcome drink in Passau
  • 1 bottle of quality wine from the Wachau per room
  • 1 x tasting of regional products
  • 7 days service hotline
  • 1 x per room travel documents (DE) 
  • 1 x train ride Mosonmagyarovar – Györ (incl. bike)
  • 1 x boat trip (train trip outside the shipping season) Szentendre – Budapest
  • 1 x train journey Krems – Tulln (incl. bike)
  • Train ride Vienna - Passau (excl. bike)
     

Basic price in € per person

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Double room including breakfast Cat I Cat II
21.04.2024 - 22.04.2024 1.439,00 € 1.709,00 €
23.04.2024 - 21.09.2024 1.659,00 € 1.899,00 €
22.09.2024 - 30.09.2024 1.439,00 € 1.709,00 €
01.10.2024 - 06.09.2024 - 1.499,00 €
01.10.2024 - 06.10.2024 1.259,00 € -
Single room including breakfast Cat I Cat II
21.04.2024 - 22.04.2024 1.909,00 € 2.289,00 €
23.04.2024 - 21.09.2024 2.129,00 € 2.479,00 €
22.09.2024 - 30.09.2024 1.909,00 € 2.289,00 €
01.10.2024 - 06.09.2024 - 2.079,00 €
01.10.2024 - 06.10.2024 1.729,00 € -

Rental bikes

  • Rental bike with luggage bag: 199,00 €
  • Electric rental bike with luggage bag: 369,00 €

Additional Services

  • Half board category II: 429,00 €
  • Half board category I: 385,00 €
  • Private transfer from Munich center or airport to Hotel Passau| one way (1-8 people): 240,00 €

 

Note: All prices are per person.

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Vienna

 

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Budapest

 

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DON XXL

Danube Cycle Path Passau - Budapest

Duration
14 days
Overnight stays
13 nights
Overnight stays
about 588 km

Every Sunday & Monday from April 21st - September 30th & only Sundays from October 01st - 06th, 2024

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Basic price in € per person * 2024 Cat I Cat II
Double room including breakfast From €1259 From €1499
Single room including breakfast From €1729 From €2079

Attention: This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Train: to Passau main station / from Budapest main station

Parking:

  • public car parks, approx. 36-65 € / week (subject to availability, payable locally, no prior reservation) OR
  • www.parkopedia.de

 

General tip for traveling by car

You can easily find a large overview of parking spaces on the external website www.parkopedia.de . view

Rooms with shower/toilet or bath/toilet

Category I: typical, cozy 3-star hotels, inns and guesthouses, in Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest 4-star hotels

Category II: selected 4-star comfort hotels in all locations, sometimes the best 3-star hotel possible

 

Formula 1 Grand Prix in Budapest | Arrival 22.07.+23.07.23 with a surcharge of € 44 per room per tour night in Budapest!

 

Not included: Cultural tax, bed tax, arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses

This trip/s is/are not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

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Not included in the price: Cultural development tax, bed tax, arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses.
This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Maps presented are for illustrative purposes only and do not reflect geographical reality.

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