May 15-25, 2023

Join me on an 11 day DANUBE BIKE TRIP down the Danube River.  We begin at Passau, Germany, and continue to Vienna, Austria.  We will travel from delightful village to village, DOWNRIVER, sampling the food, beverages and sights along the say.  Your luggage will be transported daily from B&B to B&B so all you have to do is enjoy the days.  Breakfast daily, hybrid bike; E-Bike optional.  If you wish, skip a biking segment and take the train to the next village.  The route covers 179 miles in 7 days, or only a bit over 25 miles per day average.  The gradation of the path is labeled ‘very easy’.

May 15 Flight to Munich, Germany

May 16 Arrive Munich, transfer via train to Passau.  Overnight Passau.

May 17 Down the Danube Valley through lovely meadows and towns to Schlögener Loop.  Overnight Schlögener Loop

May 18 After breakfast we continue from Schlögener Loop to the Austrian town of Linz, known the world over for its famous Linzer Torte, shortbread crust with raspberry filling.  Wonderful!  Overnight Linz.

May 19 From Linz to Strudengau.  More beautiful landscapes along the way to this delightful little village with its half timbered homes and cobbled streets.  Overnight Strudengau.

May 20 From Strudengau on to Nibelungengau.  Perhaps the home of the Nibelungen Legends with the characters of Brunhilde and Kremhilde from the Dark Ages.  These legends were the themes of Wagner’s greatest operas.  Overnight Nibelungengau.

May 21 We leave Nibelungengau and pedal onward to Krems.  This picturesque Medieval town is famous for its wine and Wachau Valley delicacies.  Overnight Krems.

May 22 Vienna is our final stop where we return our bikes and transfer to our hotel.  Vienna is the capital of Austria and considered the most livable large city in the world.  Formerly the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, it has a fascinating history, great food and beer, and coffee with Schlagubers!  Coffee pillowed with huge heaps of whipped cream.  Overnight Vienna.

May 23 We explore Vienna today.  We’ll walk the great boulevards to see the Vienna City Hall with its soaring spire, the Austrian Parliament Building, and the thousand year old St Stephan’s Cathedral.  Overnight Vienna.

May 24 Spend the day shopping or with me to visit the world renowned Art History Museum and The Albertina, with one of the finest collections of Impressionism in Europe.  You may elect to visit the Hapsburg Palace or the Summer Palace in the suburbs.  Overnight Vienna.

May 25 We transfer to the Vienna Airport for the return flight to the USA.

LAND PRICE per person sharing a double rooms   TBA per person sharing, TBA with early deposit; for MIKE ROSS TRAVEL returning travelers only TBA.  Single supplement $599.  AIRFARE AND TAXES NOT INCLUDED.  An E-Bike is approximately  $230 extra.  

PAYMENTS: $1500 p/p deposit via credit card (invoice will be sent when REGISTRATION FORM IS RECEIVED) along with REGISTRATION FORM submitted on website.  Balance due 90 days prior to departure.  See TERMS & CONDITIONS on the web site.  Call Mike at 517-914-1728, send an e-mail to [email protected] or visit on the web at www.mikerosstravel.com.