Discover the history of magnificent Baroque castles and Benedictine monasteries along the winding cycle route that follows the Danube. You will travel from Germany through Austria to Slovakia and conclude your journey in Hungary. Our route visits the great cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest and takes you past charming villages and vineyards. The compelling history of the Danube itself and the nations it links will capture your imagination as you pass by sites of historic interest and significance. A journey that portrays the historic division and contemporary unity of Europe.
|DAY 1||Join Passau|
|DAY 2||Cycle to Engelhartszell and Schlögen (41km)|
|DAY 3||Cycle to Linz (55km)|
|DAY 4||Cycle to Grein via Burg Clam Castle (60km)|
|DAY 5||To Melk and Nibelungengau (50km)|
|DAY 6||Cycle through Wachau and on to Krems (50km)|
|DAY 7||To Vienna (40km)|
|DAY 8||Explore the untouched landscape of a nearby nature reserve and the archaeological park of Carnuntum (45km)|
|DAY 9||Follow the Danube to Bratislava (32km)|
|DAY 10||Cycle to Györ (45km)|
|DAY 11||Visit the Stud of Babolna and cycle to Komarom (45-55km)|
|DAY 12||To Esztergom (35-50km)|
|DAY 13||Ferry round trip to Szentendre Island and cycle to Budapest (58km)|
|DAY 14||Bus return to Vienna, trip concludes|
Most memorable highlights - cycling along the excellent Donau Radweg in Austria and enjoying the regional specialities for lunch and dinner. We also loved staying at the family-run Gasthofs along the way.