Donauschlinge
Rapsfeld
Radfahrer

Passau - Vienna - 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!

On the royal set of the Danube cycle path through the well-known river
meander “Donauschlinge” to Wilhering – the church of the thousand angels;
further to Linz (European Capital of Culture 2009)

Cycle past the Pragstein castles (gothic/museum), Wallsee (Habsburg) and
Greinburg (Saxe-Coburg) to Grein (Baroque city with beautiful old town).

Via ferry from Grein to Wiesen (approx. € 5.50 on spot) or over the bridge 2.5
km upstream to the right Danube bench. Cycle past the black wall and the
Nibelung-city Ybbs to Melk; dependent upon level of fitness, by liner (+€ 17,-
/on-site) or by bike to Spitz (+ around 17 km), one of the most famous Austrian wine-growing areas in the Wachau Valley (3 castles, monasteries, BurgMountain/1000-Eimer-Berg, among others), where the best Austrian whitewines are made.

Continue on through the Wachau Valley, the most well-known section of the
Danube; cycle to Dürnstein (UNESCO, with fortress/magnificent visibility) and
Krems, formerly the richest city in Austria. Continue to the floral town of Tulln
(Landgardens/magnificent grounds, charnel house, baroque centre, Roman
finds).

Passing the Austrian Escorial, Klosterneuburg Monastery on to Vienna.
Individual city tour. Detailed information "Vienna on 100% on car-free bike
paths" take you from the ship to St. Stephen's Cathedral on easy-to-find
routes. At booking the optional excursion package: City bus tour "Vienna by night". 22.30 h “Cast off” from Vienna.

In the late morning arrival in Mauthausen. Continue along the Danube cycle
path to Austria's oldest city to Enns and to the monastery of St. Florian (main
baroque in Upper Austria); Entrance / guided tour (1h). At booking the optional excursion package: entrance/guided monastery tour St. Florian. Via Abwinden and Asten to Linz. Return of bikes on the ship. At 22.00 h cast off to Passau.

Arrival in Passau at around 7.30 am – bus transfer to the train station or car park (if booked) after breakfast at approx. 9 am

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 23, 2018 | Jul 7, 2018 | Jul 21, 2018 | Aug 4, 2018 |
Boat & Bike Along-the-Daunbe-until-Budapest - MS Primadonna - main deck, 8 days, DE-DOSWW-08I-H
Base price
Abschlag 2-Bett Kabine ECO
Zuschlag Einzelkabine ECO Hauptdeck
Boat & Bike Along-the-Daunbe-until-Budapest - MS Primadonna - main deck, 8 days, DE-DOSWW-08I-O
Base price
Abschlag 2-Bett Kabine ECO
Zuschlag Einzelkabine ECO Hauptdeck
Boat & Bike Along-the-Daunbe-until-Budapest - MS Primadonna - main deck, 8 days, DE-DOSWW-08I-P
Base price
634,00
-135,00
299,00
884,00
-134,00
450,00
1064,00
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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