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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 Austrian food and wine
Cycle along the renowned Danube Cycle Path from Passau to Vienna, alongside the Blue Danube. The Danube Cycle Path from Passau to Vienna is an absolute cycling classic and Europe’s most popular cycle holiday. As you cycle through Austria you will discover the enchanting river landscape, picturesque villages, lush vineyards and countless cultural sites from the time of the Romans and Nibelungengau. The Danube Cycle Path is completely traffic-free so you can relax and enjoy the wooded forests and the magical meadows of the Schlögener Loop, Strudengau, Nibelungengau and Wachau regions. As you follow the Danube you will discover that each region offers unique attractions. Gourmets will enjoy the Wachau Wine Valley. Numerous museums, exhibitions, galleries and the beautiful towns and cities along the way will tell you the story of this fascinating region. The Danube Cycle Tour is perfectly suited to families and beginners as the cycling is flat or gently downhill as you follow the Danube downstream. The route is well way-marked, paved and traffic free. What more could you ask for on a cycling holiday?

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 25 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 about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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