Danube River Cruise Full Ship Celebration Bike Tour
Prague to Budapest with 100+ Backroads Friends
From $5,599 - $8,899 pp dbl. occ. | 8 days / 7 nights
(+$2,800 to $4,300 for sgl. occ.)
Five incredible countries. Eight epic days. One luxurious river ship exclusively for us—all enhanced by the camaraderie of 150 or so Backroads travelers! Sail and ride along the Danube, past castles, onion-domed churches and legendary vineyards. Local beer, bratwurst and welcoming wine taverns await. Let the fun begin!
- Pedal on the world-famous Donauradweg (Danube bike path), with views of the region's diverse landscapes
- Visit an authentic Austrian bräuhaus (brewhouse) and savor hearty regional specialties like delicious schnitzel—you'll eat and drink like a local!
- Connect with stunning sights and rich culture in Prague and Budapest, our fascinating gateway cities, and explore historical wonders in Vienna
- Celebrate your passion for cycling in the splendid Wachau Valley, passing vineyards of acclaimed Rieslings and Grüner Veltliners
Days 1-2 Ride through the Bavarian Forest to the Danube | Enjoy German cuisine in vibrant towns | Join an Oktoberfest-style celebration before we set sail | Learn about Pilsner beer in picturesque Vilshofen | Visit Hoftaferne Neuburg Castle for a taste of regional specialties | Spin through Bavaria, savoring superb views into Austria | Stroll amid Italian baroque architecture in Passau.
Day 3 Bike in the Austrian countryside or take a guided walk in Linz | Refuel with local beer and bratwurst | Choose an excursion to Salzburg, Český Krumlov or the Austrian Lakes District | Or opt for a spin to Austria's oldest town.
Day 4 Pedal or cruise along the Danube past castles and vineyards in the Wachau Valley | Visit majestic Melk Abbey and learn about its fascinating history | Taste Grüner Veltliner at a local wine tavern.
Days 5-6 Explore Vienna's magnificent historic center on a guided walking tour | Bike along tranquil Danube Island | Discover rococo-style Schönbrunn Palace | Pedal in Donau-Auen National Park, keeping an eye out for kingfishers and herons | Ride between Vienna and Bratislava | Tour Bratislava's medieval center on foot.
Days 7-8 Ride along the Danube's Big Bend | Enjoy a walking tour of historic Budapest | Raise a toast to a memorable voyage down the Danube.
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 Vilshofen | Passau | Linz | Melk | Krems | Vienna | Bratislava | Visegrad | Esztergom | Budapest
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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