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Passau Dom St. Stephan

Passau - Budapest - Passau, MS Wolga

Danube Cycle Path, MS Wolga

On the traditional cruise ship MS Wolga you may experience the Danube in a particular way. After wonderful bike trips during the day our friendly and heartfelt ship crew awaits you gladly on board. The roofed bar on the back of the ship and the sun deck, which is equipped with a heatable pool offer a permanent relaxing and convivial atmosphere, enhanced by the dreamlike view over the passing landscape of the Danube region.

Casual Cyclist

Casual Cyclist
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
Angelika Spindler
Angelika Spindler
+43 6219 7444 145 Contact

Itinerary

Arrive at fenced-in car park until 4 pm or arrival at Passau main station by 4.45 pm (e.g. arrival with train ICE 27). Bus transfer from car park or from main station to the ship available (for an additional charge) or individual arrival to the ship. Welcome-coffee and cake starting at 4 pm on the ship; Welcome dinner with introduction of the crew. Cast off, at 8 pm!

Distribution of bicycle rentals at Schlögen Bend in the morning. Individual
cycling tour through the uninhabited narrow valley near Kaiserau to
Ottensheim and further on to Linz (European Capital of Culture 2009).

Individual visit museum of Egon Schiele and garden exhibition (with 65
gardens) in Tulln. Followed by a cycle tour from Tulln (“city of flowers”), with a wonderful view on the foothills of the Viennese Wood (Wiener Wald), past Klosterneuburg (monastery – Austrian Escorial) to Vienna. Individual sightseeing in Vienna or respectively city tour by bike (95 % on cycle tracks / description available on board). At booking the optional excursion package: guided city tour by bus “Vienna by night” (at 8.30 pm).

Depart from Komárom, cycling on the left bank through small, dreamy places
on the very beautiful, car-free causeway, partially directly along the Danube
past Moča to Esztergom. Cruise through the Danube knee.

At booking the optional excursion package: In the morning city tour by bus in Budapest directly from the boat landing station (approx. 3 hrs). In the afternoon possibility on 100 % car-free cycle-ways to the pedestrian area for strolling and shopping or further to the island Margareten, the very beautiful recreation area in the middle of the city. Bike trip on the 8 km long car-free island Margareten. Back to the ship with eventual stop on the foothills of the castle district (22 km flat, according to the detailed information sheet).

At booking the optional excursion package: Guided city walk through the
historical centre of Bratislava (1 h). Afterwards on the Danube cycling route to Devin/national memorial of Slovakia. Cross the new cycling bridge to Austria, to the magnificent palace of the Empress Maria Theresia, castle Hof (A) (significant Baroque gardens, staterooms, etc.), over the new bike bridge and back to Bratislava.

Along the Danube cycling path in the Wachau from Krems (UNESCO world
cultural heritage) via Dürnstein to Melk (monastery) and further on to
Pöchlarn.

Arrival in Passau at around 8 am – After breakfast (at approx. 9 am) bus
transfer to the main train station or to the car parking lot (if booked).

Tour character

Flat and slightly downhill, for relaxed cycling, suitable also for beginners.

Prices and events

All data for 2018 at a glance
Season 1
Jun 16, 2018 | Jun 30, 2018 | Jul 14, 2018 | Jul 28, 2018 | Aug 11, 2018 |
Rad & Schiff Passau - Budapest - Passau - MS Wolga - Hauptdeck, 8 Tage, DE-DOSBW-08I-H
Base price
Abschlag 2-Bett Kabine ECO
Zuschlag Einzelkabine ECO Hauptdeck
Rad & Schiff Passau - Budapest - Passau - MS Wolga - Oberdeck, 8 Tage, DE-DOSBW-08I-O
Base price
Abschlag 2-Bett Kabine ECO
Zuschlag Einzelkabine ECO Oberdeck
Rad & Schiff Passau - Budapest - Passau - MS Wolga - Promenadendeck, 8 Tage, DE-DOSBW-08I-P
Base price
679,00
-135,00
326,00
950,00
-134,00
489,00
1130,00
Price
Rental bike 21-gear
Rental bike 7-gear
Electric bike
68,00
68,00
150,00

Services and infos

  • 7 nights in a double cabin with SHW/WC/AC in the booked category
  • daily all inclusive board: breakfast buffet, 3-course lunch or packed lunch for cyclers, afternoon coffee/tea and cake, 4-course dinner, midnight snack
  • welcome coffee/tea and cake on arrival day
  • non-alcoholic beverages: soft drinks, filter coffee, tea from 8.00 to 24.00
  • alcoholic beverages: house wine, draught beer from 8.00 to 24.00
  • all harbour dues
  • daily personal route information for the following cycling day
  • detailed route description & cycling maps

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Passau main station is about 5 km away from the pier
  • Arrival by train: from each train station transfer, park garage - boat - park garage €106 (details on request)
  • Parking space (fenced area) incl. transfer parking space – boat – parking space € 66 per week
  • Park garage incl. transfer park garage – boat – park garage €77 per week (Application form in your travel documents, pay there)

Number of participants

  • Minimum of 50 people

Notes

  • Timetable and program are subject to change. At times of extreme flooding or low water the boat owning company is allowed to transport you by bus or to cancel the whole tour. There is no demand against that (water level is subject to force majeure clause). This is also the case for unforeseeable incidents like the reparation of a water gate/bridge or in case of an engine breakdown of the boat.
  • Please keep in mind that your boat is your hotel on the one hand and motor-driven transport on the other hand. It has to move on at night as well. If you are sensitive to noise, please bring earplugs with you.

Accommodation

Angelika Spindler
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Angelika Spindler, Customer service

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