(age at the date of return)

Treasures of the Danube – Vienna to Budapest

  • Austria, Vienna

An Unescorted Cycle Tour 8 days (extend your stay in Vienna and / or Budapest to discover these imperial cities).

Traces of the Roman Empire line the banks of the Danube from Vienna to Budapest. Indulge the senses as you encounter game-rich riverside forests, historic towns and medieval castles along the continuation of the Danube Bike Trail through Austria, Slovakia and into Hungary. Mostly following paved bicycle paths, your route follows the River Danube until you reach the city of Budapest.

See our other Unescorted Cycle Tour – Passau to Vienna

To book the Vienna to Budapest Unescorted Cycle Tour, please call our reservations team on 01483 79 11 11

Itinerary

Day 1:
Fly to Vienna and transfer to your hotel by private taxi. Explore this Imperial city (optional extension possible).

Day 2: 
66km Begin your cycle adventure (bike delivered to your hotel) from Austria’s beautiful capital city of Vienna and cross the Austrian/Slovakian border to the charming Slovak capital of Bratislava.

Day 3: 
45km Cycle the short distance from Bratislava to the Hungarian border and on to the characterful old town of Mosonmagyaróvár passing floodplains and streams branching off from the main River Danube.

Day 4:
45km Pedal through the rural landscape past numerous small villages and cultural highlights until you reach the most important city of northwest Hungary, Gyor.

Day 5:
64km Explore the gently rolling scenery from Gyor to the old Roman town of Komárno, Slovakia's principal port on the Danube and home to the city’s three fortifications.

Day 6:
69km Cycle past many cultural gems on your journey to the small castle town of Visegrád set on the right bank of the Danube.

Day 7:
45km End the tour with a journey past the ‘knee’ of the Danube, the impressive Danube Bend, and on to Szentendre Island where you can leave your bike and travel by train to Budapest.

Day 8:
Depart for Budapest airport in your private taxi or extend your stay in Budapest.

Departure dates & prices for 2019

  • • Flights depart daily between May - Sep
  • • Prices from £849 per person based on 2 adults
  • • Room upgrades and single/sole occupancy rooms are available at a supplement

What’s included

  • • Return flights into Vienna from the UK daily and out of Budapest
  • • Return airport ½ hr transfers by private taxi
  • • 3 & 4 star hotel accommodation for 7 nights on a bed/breakfast basis at hotels stated below*
  • • Bike hire for 7 days (21 gear freewheel bike with saddle bag)
  • • Detailed map & route description in English
  • • Telephone assistance throughout the tour
  • • Luggage service

*Bring your own bike (deduct £50 from package price, but carriage supplement may apply). For guests taller than 1.90m or shorter than 1.60m, please notify us at time of booking. Credit card needed for local security deposit for optional upgraded E-bike or bike accessories.

Optional Extras

  • • Upgrade to E-bike hire (21 gears): Adult £84 / Child £42
  • • Helmet approx. €32 (available in Passau & Vienna)
  • • Half board upgrade 3 course evening meals, may be at a nearby restaurant
  • • Extend your stay in Vienna and/or Budapest

In case of bad weather or fatigue, guests may shorten the tour and spend the remaining days in Vienna (by notifying our agent by 3pm the day before). Cost of train ticket from Griefenstein to Vienna extra, approx. €5 per person.

Your Hotels

  • Vienna NH Danube
  • Bratislava Hotel Austria Trend or Crowne Plaza
  • Mosonmagyaróvár Thermal Hotel
  • Gyor Hotel Famulus
  • Komárno Hotel Banderium
  • Visegrád Hotel Visegrád
  • Budapest Hotel Lions Garden

*Hotels are subject to change and will always be of the same standard.

Departure flights to Munich from:

  • • Gatwick, Heathrow & Manchester
  • • Flight supplements may apply

Testimonials

"We would just like to say a massive thank you for what can only be described as a brilliant holiday experience. From the choice of hotels to the standard of the bikes and your friendly professionalism in all matters, it made this a holiday neither of us will ever forget and we will and are definitely going to travel again with you. We are off to Igls next month and are planning to do the Passau to Vienna cycle tour with you next year.
Thanks again."

- Mr Crick

To book the Vienna to Budapest Unescorted Cycle Tour, please call our reservations team on 01483 79 11 11
This accommodation is not available to be booked online, please call our Reservations Team on 01483 791111 to book or for further information
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