Planning is everything
also on the Danube Cycle Path
Information for a carefree cycling trip on Europe's number 1 cycle route
The Danube Cycle Path from Passau to Vienna is appreciated for its excellent infrastructure and service. On this page you will find valuable information and tips for your next cycling tour.
Prudent advance planning allows more time to enjoy the exciting landscapes such as the 180 degree bend of the Schlögener Schlinge or the romantic UNESCO World Heritage landscape of Wachau with its vineyards. The many historic towns such as the oldest town in Austria, Enns, the idyllic Grein, the garden city of Tulln and many magnificent baroque monasteries, abbeys and castles and ruins such as Engelszell, St. Florian, Melk and Klosterneuburg are also waiting to be discovered.
The Danube Cycle Path from Passau to Vienna, with a length of about 330km, can be covered for the most part on both banks of the Danube and in 17 stages from place to place. The stages are between 18 and 68 kilometres long and can be divided individually.
The best advisor
Danube Cycle Route brochure
The best advisor on the Danube Cycle Path is the Danube Cycle Path brochure. It provides detailed information on Europe's number 1 cycle route from Passau to Bratislava. The folder contains detailed maps of the entire route, information points, boat landing stages, campsites, bike service points, accommodation, sights, e-charging stations and much more.Order brochure
The Austrian Danube region offers a wide variety of accommodation, from 5-star hotels to designer hotels, family hotels, farms and vineyards to campsites and private accommodations.
About 50 bicycle-friendly businesses between Passau and Vienna have been qualified by the ADFC (Allg. Deutscher Fahrrad Club) as bett+bike businesses whose doors are always open to cyclists on the Danube Cycle Path. In addition to secure, partly covered bicycle parking spaces, "first aid" tools for bicycles, drying rooms for wet clothes, etc., the establishments also provide e-charging stations where e-bike batteries can be charged overnight. All information about the bett+bike facilities can be found here.
Ferries and passenger ships
To get to know the Danube Cycle Path and its different regions from other perspectives, it is worth taking a trip on one of the various scheduled, excursion and cruise ships on the Danube.
Everything about the Danube Cycle Path and other cycling routes in the Upper and Lower Danube region can be found here.