Danube River Cruise Full Ship Celebration Family Bike Tour - Younger Kids
Prague to Budapest with 100+ Backroads Friends
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It's anchors aweigh on a family biking trip like no other! Set sail on the Danube for a week of family fun with 150 soon-to-be Backroads friends. Spin past fairy-tale castles. Explore wonderful riverside villages. Soak up beautiful cityscapes. And at day's end return to our elegant river ship to kick back and watch the world float by. Five amazing countries. Eight days full of adventure and camaraderie. Countless family memories.
- Journey with your family from Prague to Passau, Vienna to Bratislava and on to Budapest, unpacking only once!
- Explore the rich culture, history, architecture and food of this fascinating area with family and newfound friends
- Marvel at the region's diverse landscapes as you ride on the world-famous Donauradweg (Danube bike path)
- Pedal, explore, learn and play—there's never a dull moment on a ship full of fun-loving Backroads kids of all ages
Days 1-2 Start your trip with an easygoing ride through the Bavarian Forest | Join in an Oktoberfest-style celebration before we set sail | Bike through picturesque Vilshofen and Passau, a city of splendid baroque architecture | Kids set off on an adventure at Oberhaus Castle, set high above Passau.
Day 3 Welcome to Austria! | Hop on your bike and delight in views of the Alps | Choose a family excursion to Salzburg, Český Krumlov in the Czech Republic or the Austrian Lakes District.
Day 4 Pedal along the Donauradweg bike path, passing vineyards, forest and hamlets | Visit Melk, whose magnificent baroque abbey is perched high on a rocky promontory | Cycle or cruise the most stunning stretch of the Danube from Melk to Krems, amid quaint storybook towns and the vineyards of Wachau Valley | The Middle Ages come alive for kids partaking in adventure games at 12th-century Aggstein Castle.
Day 5 In Vienna, ride on car-free Danube Island | Youngsters delight in a hands-on chocolate-making lesson, then explore the city's famed Prater Park | Get to know this World Heritage city by foot on a private walking tour.
Day 6 Families spin in Donau-Auen National Park | Ride between two capital cities—Vienna and Bratislava—passing remnants of the former Iron Curtain | Visit Schloss Hof, a castle with a wonderful petting zoo | The estate's expansive gardens are the perfect setting for a scavenger hunt! | Join a walking tour of Bratislava's charming medieval center.
Days 7-8 Adults get to know Budapest on a guided walk, while the kids explore the castle district | 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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