Danube Cycle Path by bike & ship, 8-days
from € 909  € 664,--

Danube Cycle Path by bike & ship to Budapest – MS Carissima, 8-day-tour

Passau - Budapest - Vienna – Passau, Cycling tour Austria...

Allow yourself to be enchanted by the natural spectacle Danube Loop of Schlögen, the wine region of the Wachau (UNESCO world heritage), imposing castles, baroque churches (e.g. the Melk Abbey) and cities such as Passau, Bratislava, Budapest and Vienna during your cycling trip along and on the Danube.

Book a "risk-free travel package" until 31.03.2021 possible for € 9,- per person. This allows you to re-book the trip to an alternative date 2021 free of charge up to 6 weeks before arrival (free cancellation is not possible,). Does not apply to groups of 10 or more.

Included services

  • Accommodation in the booked cabin
  • Full-board (breakfast buffet, lunch or lunch package, afternoon coffee and cake, dinner, midnight snack)
  • Welcome reception by the Captain with welcome cocktail
  • Port- and passenger fees
  • Daily cleaning of cabin
  • Bed linen and hand towels
  • Crew-Show
  • Gala dinner with farewell cocktail
  • Travel guide on board  
  • Daily tour meetings
  • Best prepared travel documents
  • GPS-data on request
Travel days

1. Day: arrival Passau - Engelhartszell

Embarkation in Passau at 04.30pm. Ship ride to Engelhartszell at approx. 06.00 pm.

2. Day: Engelhartszell - Aschach - Devin (approx. 42 km)

You cycle through the Schlögener Schlinge to Aschach. Afterwards you travel by ship to Devin.

3. Day: Devin - Bratislava - Budapest (approx. 43 km)

Today the coronation city of Bratislava awaits you. At night the ship departs for Budapest.

4. Day: Day off in Budapest/Excursion Szentendre - (Day off or approx. 54 km)

During a city tour (optional), you will discover the Danube metropolis or take a detour to the charming artist town Szentendre (approx. 54 km)

5. Day: Budapest - Esztergom - Vienna (approx. 43 km)

Today you begin your cycling stage to Esztergom. In the late afternoon you depart for Vienna by ship.

6. Day: Day off in Vienna -

The day is at your disposal to explore Vienna.

7. Day: Vienna - Wachau - Passau (approx. 37 km)

From Krems you cycle to Melk. In the evening you can enjoy the gala-dinner on board.

8. Day: Passau - departure

Disembarkation in Passau at approx. 10.00 am and individual departure.



The route mainly runs on bike paths and leads through consistently flat terrain without significant gradients.

total length: approx. 165 kilometres

level of difficulty: 1


Exclusive services

  • Rental bike (24-gear-unisex-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 luggage- and handlebar bag
  • E-bike + 1 luggage bag
  • Transport of one’s OWN bike ONLY 
  • Guided Tour

Additional information

  • Routing and program changes reserved
  • Minimum number of participants: 90 people
  • Cycling helmets are available in the board shop
  • MS Carissima:
    The premium ship offers a restaurant, a panoramic lounge with bar, a library and a spa with sauna and whirlpool, and an outdoor swimming pool (June - August) on the sundeck. All 75 cabins are equipped with shower / bath and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe and air conditioning. The windows can be opened on the middle and upper deck. WIFI on board for a fee.
  • Please specify the desired cabin with your booking in the field "comments"!
    2-bed-cabine ECO (front/back; ground-level beds,14 m2), main deck from € 809,00
    2-bed-cabine ECO (front/back, ground-level beds,14 m2), middle deck from € 949,00
  • We are happy to book extra nights in Passau before or after the trip for you!
    cat. 3-stars: € 54,00 per person in a double room; € 70,00 in a single room
    cat. 4-stars: € 65,00 per person in a double room; € 85,00 in a single room
  • Parking and arrival information
    Salzburg (SZG), Linz (LNZ), Munich (MUC)
    Railway station: Passau -> further preferably by taxi or on walking (approx. 25 minutes walk from the railway station)
    Parking facilities in Passau incl. transfer to the ship and back, per week:
    Globus garage in Gewerbegebiet Kohlbruck, Messestrasse 6 -->reservation required!
    - Parking space in fenced area € 68,00 per car, payable on-site
    - Garage parking space: € 79,00 per car, payable on-site
    With the booking confirmation you will receive the registration form for the parking space!


Our additional packages

Guided Tour

Starting dates:
24.04., 08.05., 05.06., 12.06., 03.07., 21.08. and 18.09. 

Inclusive Services:

  • Bike tour guide
  • Cider tasting in the upper Danube valley
  • Various ferry rides
  • City tour in Vienna by bike
  • City tour in Budapest via Hop-on / Hop-off bus
  • Wine tasting at the winegrower in the Wachau
  • Rental-helmet (for adults)

Minimum number of participants: 10 persons (maximum 22 participants)

from € 255,-
Customer-friendly rebooking guidelines
  • valid if the booking is received by 31.03.2021 at the latest
  • Rebooking up to 6 weeks before arrival free of charge (possible without giving reasons)
  • Not for group offers (from 10 participants)
  • Only for new bookings (no changes from 2020)
from € 9,-
Prices / Dates
Category main deck

2-bed cabin Standard (ground-level beds, 14 m²)

Category middle deck

2-bed cabin Comfort (ground-level beds, 14 m²)

Category upper deck

2-bed cabin Superior (ground-level beds, 14 m²)

Price per person

Current discounts
Early booking bonus 3 % 3%
Base price
upper deckmiddle deckmain deck
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€ 1.139,-- € 1.049,-- € 909,--
upper deckmiddle deckmain deck
Seasonal supplement
01.05.2021 - 31.05.2021
€ 50,--€ 50,--€ 50,--
Seasonal supplement
01.06.2021 - 31.07.2021
€ 100,--€ 100,--€ 100,--
Seasonal supplement
01.08.2021 - 31.08.2021
€ 50,--€ 50,--€ 50,--
Seasonal supplement
01.09.2021 - 30.09.2021
€ 100,--€ 100,--€ 100,--
upper deckmiddle deckmain deck
Rental bike (24-gear-unisex-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 luggage- and handlebar bag € 80,--€ 80,--€ 80,--
E-bike + 1 luggage bag € 180,--€ 180,--€ 180,--
Additional services
upper deckmiddle deckmain deck
Guided Tour ( per person ) € 255,-- € 255,-- € 255,--
Customer-friendly rebooking guidelines ( per person ) € 9,-- € 9,-- € 9,--
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Transport of one’s OWN bike (classic)

No liability is accepted for any damage such as scratches,...

€ 25,-- € 25,-- € 25,--
Transport of one’s OWN bike (E-bike)

No liability is accepted for any damage such as scratches,...

€ 35,-- € 35,-- € 35,--

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