Passau - Vienna - Passau, MS Arlene II
8 Days | Self-guided tour
Culture meets cuisine, that’s the motto of this bike and boat trip. Historic sights, romantic landscapes and enjoyable highlights can be experienced during your holiday along the Danube – by bike and boat! Dreamlike villages and charming towns line the route: the three-river city of Passau, the diverse city of Vienna, the cultural city of Linz – and not forgetting the dreamy Wachau make the journey something special. Deep relaxation and full of happiness you cycle comfortably along the blue Danube from stage to stage. If a stage is too long, it will easily be covered by boat. As you can see, there is certainly enough time to recover! The details of the tour from Passau to Vienna and back You begin your varied journey in the three-river city of Passau. The first day starts comfortably, because you travel by ship to Obernzell. So much is clear: you can look forward to this river cruise! Relaxation, enjoyment and cuisine are the focus of the holiday. What can you expect? In addition to charming cultural hotspots, you will be spoiled with culinary delights on board the MS Arlene II. A rich breakfast buffet, lunch snacks, cakes and coffee as well as a three-course meal in the evening. But that’s not all, your ship offers the perfect opportunity to relax away from cycling and to enjoy the sunshine on deck. Tour highlights at a glance: Melk Abbey: During your tour you pass the beautiful Benedictine Monastery, Melk Abbey. Collegiate church, library, marble hall and the park of the magnificent Baroque building still impress today. Incidentally, Melk Abbey is a symbol of the Wachau and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The diverse city of Vienna: discover the many facets of the city on an extended city walk. Cultural sights, traditional delicacies and an incredible flair are waiting in the metropolis of Vienna. Tip: Enjoy the charm of the city in one of the famous Viennese cafes. Wachau: On the way back to Passau you will be enchanted again: from the dreamy villages, the vineyards, the castles and ruins of the Wachau. Enjoyment is a top priority in this region. Fancy a wine tasting? Taste the delicious wines in one of the cosy wine taverns. Useful information about the bike and boat tour On the journey you will cover a total of around 200 kilometres by bike. The daily stages amount to about 34 to 40 kilometres. Due to the flat paths, the routes are ideal for recreational cyclists. So, hop on the saddle and off you go! Get all information and many more tour tips for our cycle tours along the Danube Cycle Path.