The Danube cycle path in Austria
(The blue line above does not depict the exact route of the Danube cycle path. Maps and route descriptions can be found here: guide books)
- A - Passau (Germany)
- B - Linz (Austria)
- C - Vienna (Austria)
- D - Bratislava (Slovakia)
Cycling from Passau to Vienna
The Danube cycle path between Passau and Vienna is about 320km (200miles) long. There are cycle paths on mostly both sides of the river. Most famous attractions along the way are the Schlögen bend, Melk Abbey and the Wachau region. However, the Donauleiten nature reserve between Schlögen and Aschach, the fascinating lights at night in Linz and the concentration camp memorial in Mauthausen shouldn't forget to be mentioned.
Cycling in Vienna
Most of the tourists who cycle in Vienna, either follow the Danube canal to the Prater (a large park in the east of the city center) or follow the Danube cycle path towards Bratislava (80km downstream, in Slovakia). You will find bike rental stations in Vienna listet on our website.
Vienna also offers many sights to visit in and around the city. Those are easy to reach by foot or public transportation. You will find the ‘usual suspects’ as hop-on-hop-off busses, bus-based day-tours through the surrounding palaces and guided walks that are organized by the tourist info.