Arrival as arranged by you in Passau. The city is located on the Bavarian/Austrian border between the Inn, Ilz and Danube rivers. Embarkation between 4-5 pm. At 7pm, the boat leaves the harbour bringing you to Engelhartszell where you will arrive at about 9pm. During the boat ride, you will enjoy a welcome cocktail and dinner.
Engelhartszell abbey is well-worth a visit. It is well-known for its lovely church its "healthy" Schnaps. To mix things up a bit, take the little ferry boat through the romantic Schlögener loop (approx. €3 per person) where the river makes a very abrupt 180 degree turn.
From Untermühl, you cruise to Linz. We recommend you take the yellow city express to explore the sites here in the European Capital of Culture 2009. This takes about 30 minutes.
In the morning you cruise to Mauthausen. There you can visit the Mauthausen concentration camp memorial and gain deep insights into the past of Mitterkirchen, a Celtic village. The easy cycle path takes you directly along the Danube.
Sportier guests can choose the varient via Clam fortress, which is located in the gorgeous hinterland of Strudengau. Today's destination is Grein where Greinburg castle (in pos
Sportive guests choose the variant via fortress Clam in the gorgeus hinterland of Strudengau. Your destination of the day is Grein, where the castle Greinburg (in possession of lordship of Saxony – Coburg) is awaiting your visit.
Today's stage is marked by a diverse landscape. At the beginning, there is the Strudengau – a narrow point of the Danube which used to be notorious amongst skippers. The valley expands from Persenbeug and the bike tour leads you further to Melk with its gorgeous baroque monastery of the Benedictine brethren.
On deck, you enjoy the sunset and the beautiful evening illumination of the Wachau. At night shipping to Tulln, famous for its numerous market gardens where the famous Art Nouveau artist Egon Schiele was born.
Just before arriving in Vienna you will see Klosterneuburg abbey embedded in the landscape. The roof of this 900-year-old baroque building can be seen already from afar, the Lord’s Table is a highlight of medieval goldsmith’s art. Kahlenbergerdorf is located next to the shipping pier.
After a hike through the vineyards you can enjoy the view across the metropolis. In the afternoon you have the possibility to discover Vienna, the city of vitality during a city tour by coach or by foot (optional).
Today you can experience the pulsating city of Vienna first hand during a city tour by bike. You shall go past the well-known places of interest like Prater, Stephans cathedral and the Hofburg ss well as the boulevard Ringstraße with the Burgtheater, opera and town hall, which are all a remainded about times long ago.
In the afternoon there is enough time for a stroll or to visit a typical viennese café. Enjoy the evening at a concert or operetta in the Hofburg. The boat departs Vienna at night to cruise towards Wachau.
Today, your last day of cycling, is a special highlight! Amidst small dreamy villages, apricot treet, vineyards, castles, monastries and ruins, this slightly hilly landscape enchants everybody. A powerful ruin looms above the small Baroque town of Dürnstein, while the blue tower of the monastery church is a landmark of Wachau. In Spitz (possibility for a wine-tasting – optional), you will find comfy wine taverns right along the bike path. You have earnt yourself a break! In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner and cocktail.
Enjoy the sun on deck and the silence of the Danube valley for the last time. Take in the last opportunity for a view of the Danube loop before you arrive in Passau at around 11 am. This is where your trip ends.
Flat and slightly downhill, for relaxed cycling, suitable for beginners and children.
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|Cycling & Boat: Passau-Wien-Passau, MS Prinzessin Katharina, main deck, 8 days, DE-DOSWP-08I-H|
|Base price|| |
|Supplement 1-bed cabin||355.-||355.-||355.-|
|Surcharge 2-bed cabin for single use||50%||50%||50%|
|Reduction 2-bed cabin superior deck (front/rear of ship)||-119.-||-119.-||-119.-|
|Cycling & Boat: Passau-Wien-Passau, MS Prinzessin Katharina, upper deck, 8 days, DE-DOSWP-08I-O|
|Base price|| |
|Supplement 1-bed cabin||415.-||415.-||415.-|
|Reduction 3-bed cabin||-235.-||-235.-||-235.-|
- Program as mentioned in the tour course from/to Passau
- 7 overnight stays in cabins in the booked cabin category
- Full board: 7 x breakfast buffet, 6 x small lunch or lunch package for your bike tour, 6 x coffee and cake in the afternoon, 6 x 3-course dinner and 1 x goodbye diner
- Welcome and farewell drink
- Musicians on board
- Daily cleaning of cabins, change of towels and bed linen if required
- Port fees included
- Daily bike tour briefing
- 1x route book for self-guided tours per cabin
- GPS data is available
- Board tour guidance
- Extra nights in Passau are possible in request
- Reservation fee of CHF 15 per adult (incl. legally required customer money protection)
- Parking space (fenced area) incl. transfer parking space – boat – parking space CHF 79.- per week
Park garage incl. transfer park garage – boat – park garage CHF 95.- per week
(Application form in your travel documents, pay there)
Other important information:
- The distance travelled is approximate and may differ from the actual distance.
- Travel cancellation insurance, including travel interruption insurance is recommended.
MS PRINZESSIN KATHARINA☀☀☀☀
The comfortable MS Prinzessin Katharina provides the right ambience to make you feel at ease. On board the premium ship you can expect classic elegance, a tasteful interior and a friendly crew.