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Danube Cycle Path: Passau to Budapest

  • Cycle along flat and easy-going paths along the Danube River
  • Marvel at the Schlögener Loop & Hungarian Danube Bend
  • Travel through Germany, Austria, Slovakia & Hungary
  • Explore the Wachau Valley, UNESCO World Heritage
  • Visit the Baroque Old Town of Györ
Travel through four fascinating countries on this glorious cycling adventure. Following the delightfully scenic River Danube Cycle Path, you’ll discover a wealth of gems including historical attractions, cultural treasures and fine wines. Starting out from the colourful Bavarian city of Passau, flat, easy going cycle paths lead you through to the famous Schlögener Loop, the charming city of Linz and mouth-watering sweet pastries of Vienna. From Vienna, rolling countryside brings cyclist to the enchanting Slovakian capital of Bratislava. Continuing to roll with the bends of the Blue Danube, fairy-tale castles pepper the riverbanks as you pedal to Budapest, the city where Eastern meets Western Europe. Famed for its abundance of spa’s and steam rooms it’s the perfect pamper to end your Danube adventure.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Passau Day 2 Cycle from Passau to Schlögener Loop 26 miles / 41 km Day 3 Cycle from Schlögener Loop to Linz 35 miles / 55 km Day 4 Cycle from Linz to Strudengau 37 miles / 60 km Day 5 Cycle from Strudengau to Nibelungengau 31 miles / 50 km Day 6 Cycle from Nibelungengau to Krems 31 miles / 50 km Day 7 Cycle from Krems to Vienna 25 miles / 40 km Day 8 Cycle from Vienna to Bad Deutsch Altenburg 26 miles / 42 km Day 9 Cycle from Bad Deutsch Altenburg to Bratislava 20 miles / 32 km Day 10 Cycle from Bratislava to Györ 28 miles / 45 km Day 11 Cycle from Györ to Komarno 36 miles / 57 km Day 12 Cycle from Komarno to the Danube Bend 32 miles / 52 km Day 13 Cycle from the Danube Bend to Budapest 36 miles / 58 km Day 14 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 7kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 7kg is equivalent to 1 single running shoe (not even a pair!). 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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