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Classic Danube Cycle Path: Passau to Vienna

  • Enjoy relaxed, easy-going cycling on dedicated paths along the Danube River
  • Explore the wonderful, culture-filled cities of Passau and Vienna
  • Stop along the route for wine tastings as you cycle through the Wachau Valley
  • Visit charming towns, beautiful churches and superb scenery every day
  • Tuck into the excellent food and wine along the way
Cycle along the Danube Cycle Path from Passau in Germany's lower Bavaria region to Austria's capital, Vienna. The Danube Cycle Path is an absolute classic and one of Europe’s most popular cycling holidays. As you cycle to Vienna, discover the enchanting river landscape, picturesque villages, lush vineyards and countless cultural sites along the way. The route is mostly traffic-free and flat, so you can relax and enjoy the wooded forests and the magical meadows that you'll encounter. As you follow the Danube river, you'll quickly realise that each region offers unique attractions, with numerous museums, exhibitions, galleries and beautiful towns and cities. Enjoy Austria's wine region, the Wachau Valley, known for its vineyards, fortresses and lavish baroque churches. Finish in “The City of Music”, Vienna, one of Europe’s most delightful cities and the perfect place to end a wonderful cycle tour.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Passau Day 2 Passau to Schlögener Loop 26 miles / 41 km Day 3 Schlögener Loop to Linz 35 miles / 55 km Day 4 Linz to Strudengau 37 miles / 60 km Day 5 Strudengau to Nibelungengau 31 miles / 50 km Day 6 Nibelungengau to Krems 31 miles / 50 km Day 7 Krems to Vienna 24 miles / 40 km Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 5kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 5kg is equivalent to 1 Neapolitan margherita pizza. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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WHY MACS?

Reasons to believe in Macs Adventure:
The Biggest Choice

The Biggest Choice

Self-guided walking & cycling is all we do - we have over 500 tried & tested trips.
Our Heritage

Around Since 2003

We’re still founder led & the world’s number one self-guided operator with mountains of experience.
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21,000+ Customer Reviews

Plus, with a Feefo Platinum Service Award & British Travel Awards, you know you're in good hands.
Positive Impact

Positive Impact

We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organisations to help maintain & restore paths.
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