Danube River Cruise Bike Tour
The Blue Danube—Budapest to Prague
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Cruise on the Danube and sail through history. Bike through medieval towns. Cross the former Iron Curtain. Then have a world-class meal on board. History, art, culture and architecture mixed with superb rides. Make the most of every day and relive your adventures at night in the luxury of your river cruise ship.
- Pedal and cruise back in time amid graceful bridges, spires and towers as the Danube River guides you through history
- Savor the extraordinary wines of Austria's idyllic Wachau Valley as you bike though vineyards, orchards and villages
- Behold picture-perfect Passau—the city's incredible Italian baroque architecture is a true feast for the eyes
- Delight in Budapest and Prague, our captivating gateway cities that abound with alluring sights, culture and cuisine
Day 1 Join a local expert to experience Budapest’s beauty by foot, including Pest's Jewish quarter of Erzsébetváros, neoclassical St. Stephen's Basilica, the dazzling Great Market Hall and the old Roman fortifications of Contra-Aquincum | An evening cruise through the illuminated cityscape is the perfect start to our journey.
Day 2 Ride through sleepy Hungarian villages along the Danube’s dramatic horseshoe curve, the Big Bend | Ferry to the lively artists’ village of Szentendre.
Day 3 Baroque palaces, a Gothic cathedral and a UFO-topped bridge—such are the contrasts we find on foot in Bratislava | Spin across the former Iron Curtain in the Slovakian and Austrian countryside | Welcome to Vienna! Enjoy live music at a Heuriger (wine tavern).
Day 4 Vienna’s architecturally rich historic center—from soaring St. Stephen’s Cathedral to the Opera House—is a joy to explore | Bike along tranquil Danube Island and discover the city on foot during a private walking tour before an optional evening Mozart and Strauss concert.
Day 5 Arrive in Dürnstein, with its hallmark blue baroque church tower | Enjoy a mellow ride along the celebrated Donauradweg (Danube bike path) | Bike or sail through the vineyard-laced Wachau Valley and visit majestic Melk Abbey.
Day 6 The choice is yours: after a ride in the Austrian countryside, take an excursion to Salzburg, tour the Czech cultural gem of Český Krumlov or head to the Austrian Lakes District for views of alpine meadows, lakes and mountains.
Days 7-8 Discover the Italian baroque splendor of Passau on a guided walk | Pedal through undulating pastures, quaint villages and lush forests to Vilshofen | Cap off your unforgettable journey in true German spirit with an Oktoberfest-style celebration.
Please note: Due to the multiple stateroom options available on this trip, reservations can only be made by contacting one of our Trip Consultants at 800-462-2848 or via email.PORTS OF CALL Budapest | Bratislava | Vienna | Weissenkirchen | Grein | Linz | Passau | Vilshofen
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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