Passau - Vienna - Bratislava - Budapest
Price: ab 719.00 €
What an amazing cycling holiday you will have aboard our premiumships! Reside and dine in luxury during the evenings and during the day get an up close and personal view of the enchanting Danube River while cycling.
Cycle from the charming Bavarian “Three River City” of Passau straight into the heart of the once glorious Imperial and Royal Monarchy Austria/Hungary, discover four fascinating countries and look forward visiting Europe’s most charming capitals on one glorious cycling holiday. The flat Danube Cycle Path offers easy going riding and a treasure trove of scenery, history and culture, all with the adventure of your overnight stays aboard an exclusive river cruise ship.
Take time to explore Budapest’s imperial and art nouveau highlights, take a comprehensive tour through the coronation capital Bratislava with its baroque and gothic buildings and fountains and discover why Vienna is called the ‘Metropolis of Waltz’. After a great day of cycling and exploring relax onboard the MS Carissima while listening to live music, or you could even head out to do more discovering on foot.
- 7 nights in outside cabins with private facilities (shower or bathtube; bathtube only on MV Carissima) and air conditionin
- harbor fees
- Programme according to itinerary from/to Passau
- Captains greeting and welcome cocktail
- Daily cabin cleaning, towels and bed linen
- Full board: rich breakfast, lunch on board (non-cyclists) or packed lunch (cyclists), afternoon coffee break, dinner (2/3 dishes to choose), late night snack
- Gala dinner with farewell cocktail
- Farewell crew show
- Daily live music
- Tour guide on board (does not cycle with the group)
- Daily information meeting
- Detailed roadbook per cabin
The cheese dairy offers visitors the opportunity to look over the shoulders of the cheesemakers as they produce 25 different types of cheese. The different products can be sampled in the adjacent bistro.
Alpine dairy Three Peaks – cheese factory
, Niederdorf – 3 Zinnen
Chef Stefan Csar serves extraordinary regional 3-Toque cuisine on international level. The icing on the cake of every visit to the Ratschen restaurant are the unconventional Wachter Wiesler wines.
, Southern Burgenland
The whitefish innkeepers at Lake Millstatt do what their ancestors used to do: Every day they take the whitefish from the floating nets and process it straightaway. What the emperor used to enjoyed is still considered a delicacy today.
Whitefish innkeepers at Lake Millstatt
, Lake Millstatt
Exclusively using natural hops, the specially developed method of open fermentation and the particularly long fermentation time according to the Slow Brewing philosophy make Trumer Pils a top representative of its genre.
Trumer Private Brewery
, Salzburger Seenland
Yellow, red, blue, dotted, small, large, round and oblong, waxy and floury anyway – potato varieties are like stars in the sky. For Hans Moser and Andrea, this is always an incentive to cultivate unusual “newcomers” in addition to popular standard varieties here in Salzburg’s Lungau region every year.
, Salzburger Lungau Katschberg
When preparing his dishes, Toque-chef Michael Lohr places particular emphasis on regionality and seasonal products.
Knappenwirt – modern cuisine meets Styrian home cooking
In my bag I have a surprise for leisure cyclists – a regional snack and a good Styrian wine. I won’t say when and where I show up with my picnic hamper.
BIKE-butler Seppi Gombocz
, Bad Radkersburg
Every year at the end of September you can sample, buy and enjoy the best products and discover the taste of the region at the traditional Schmatz in Tatz gourmet market. Sampling the best wines, chatting with friends and experiencing living traditions – all under the motto “Slow down and relax”.
Schmatz in Tatz – regional gourmet market
, Southern Burgenland
Specialities from Grey cattle, ham from the water buffalo or bacon and spreads from the Mangalica pig as well as fresh bread from the local baker.
Culinary delights at Lake Neusiedl
, Lake NeusiedlBurgenland
Impressions of the trip.
The ideal accommodation is where you feel comfortable.
It serves to retreat, to relax, to switch off.
It is an essential part of a perfect cycling holiday.
Choose one that suits you.