Danube Cycle Path, Vienna – Bratislava – Budapest, 8-days

Danube Cycle Path, Vienna – Bratislava – Budapest 8-day-tour

On the Danube Cycle Path through 3 countries...

This cycling tour combines the Danube metropolis Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest with a diverse river landscape, as well as numerous castles and palaces, which are proudly enthroned next to the Danube.

Included services

  • Accommodation in the desired category
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transport
  • Train ride Mosonmagyarovar – Györ (incl. bike)
  • Ship ride Szentendre – Budapest (incl. bike, by train when out of shipping season)
  • Best prepared travel documents
  • GPS-data on request
  • 7-day-service-hotline
Travel days

1. Day: arrival - Vienna

Individual arrival to the waltz metropolis. End the evening in a pleasant way with a small stroll through the city.

2. Day: Vienna - region Bad Deutsch-Altenburg (approx. 42 km)

The National Park Donau-Auen begins directly in front of the gates of Vienna. Passing the castles Orth and Eckartsau you will soon arrive in the spa city Bad Deutsch-Altenburg/surroundings.

3. Day: region Bad Deutsch-Altenburg - Bratislava (approx. 26 km)

The blue ribbon of the Danube current winds its way embedded between the Hainburger Mountains and the small Carpathians. Your daily destination is the Slovakian capital Bratislava with its enchanting old city and castle.
 

4. Day: Bratislava - Györ (approx. 50 km + train ride)

In the midst of untouched landscape on the Schütt Island, one can find a labyrinth on the tributaries of the Danube. After a short train ride from Mosonmagyarovar (incl.) you will then reach Györ.
 

5. Day: Györ - Komarno region (approx. 57 km)

Babolna is world famous for the breeding of Arabian horses. Travelling through soft hilly agricultural area you then cycle back to the Danube in the divided city Komarom. 

6. Day: Komarno region - Danube Bend region (approx. 52 km)

Travelling along the Slovakian Danube river bank you cycle past Römerkastell of Kelemantia into the Bishop- and royal city Esztergom.

7. Day: Danube Bend region - Budapest (approx. 62 km + ship ride)

Today you can experience the artist city Szentendre with its island off the coast. Enjoy a unique view of the most famous sights to see during a ship ride from Szentendre to Budapest (incl.).

8. Day: Budapest - Departure

Individual departure or extension.

Map

There are cycle paths in good condition on the Austrian section, in Hungary you ride partly on country roads and agricultural paths. More traffic is to be expected at city entrances and exits. The route is flat to slightly hilly with only a few ascents.

Total length: approx. 289 kilometres

level of difficulty: 1 - 2

Services

Exclusive services

  • Rental bike (7-gear-unisex-touring bike with back pedal) + 1 luggage bag 
  • Rental bike (21-gear-unisex-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 luggage bag 
  • E-bike + 1 luggage bag 
  • Bus transfer Budapest - Vienna:
    daily from 07.00 am, every 2 hours, duration approx. 3 hours, WITHOUT transport of own bike 
  • Return transport of one’s OWN bike from Budapest to Vienna 
    --> ATTENTION: only possible on SATURDAYS

Additional information

  • During the Formula 1 event (arrival between 24.07. - 26.07.2019) the following applies to the hotels in Budapest:
    Surcharge € 44,-- per room and per night, minimum stay: 3 nights (obligatory)
    ATTENTION: This surcharge will not be taken into account in the online price list!
  • Parking and arrival information
    Airport: Vienna (VIE), then by bus (ÖBB Postbus, Vienna Airport Lines) to the arrival hotel (costs approx. € 8,00)
    Railway station: Vienna, from here by public transport (U1) in about 20 minutes to the arrival hotels
    Parking: At Kat. A, limited number of parking spaces at the arrival hotel (costs approx. € 80,00 per week), unguarded, locked, reservation not possible; payable on-site
    Alternatively, public parking space in the outdoor area, directly behind the shopping center Donauzentrum, unguarded, for free, from here with the U1 to the arrival hotels
    Park & Ride: Unguarded parking garage at subway station Leopoldau
    (costs approx. € 18,30 per week)
Prices / Dates
Category B

Accommodation in hotels, inns and guesthouses, in Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest one hotel with cat. 4-stars

Category A

Accommodation in comfort hotels with cat. 4-stars

Price per person

Current discounts
Early booking bonus 5 % 5%
Base price
AB
Single room € 899,-- € 739,--
Double room € 639,-- € 549,--
Triple room € 639,-- € 549,--
Quadruple room € 639,-- € 549,--
Meals
AB
half board (with cat. B in Vienna only b&b) € 159,-- € 119,--
Supplements
AB
Seasonal supplement
27.04.2020 - 28.06.2020
€ 70,--€ 40,--
Seasonal supplement
29.06.2020 - 30.08.2020
€ 120,--€ 90,--
Seasonal supplement
31.08.2020 - 27.09.2020
€ 70,--€ 40,--
Bicycle
AB
Rental bike (7-gear-unisex-touring bike with back pedal) + 1 luggage bag € 75,--€ 75,--
E-bike + 1 luggage bag € 169,--€ 169,--
Rental bike (21-gear-unisex-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 luggage bag € 75,--€ 75,--
Transfers
AB
Bus transfer Budapest - Vienna

daily from 07.00 am, every 2 hours, duration approx. 3 hours, WITHOUT transport of own bike 
--> Stop at the main station or in the centre (Erdberg) possible. Please inform us when placing your booking of the preferred stop + time!

€ 25,-- € 25,--
Return transport of one’s OWN bike

from Budapest to Vienna 
--> ATTENTION: only possible on SATURDAYS

€ 39,-- € 39,--
Additional nights A
Double room Single room
Vienna € 68,-- € 98,--
Budapest € 64,-- € 116,--
Additional nights B
Double room Single room
Vienna € 68,-- € 98,--
Budapest € 52,-- € 88,--
Impressions

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