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Austria Bike Tours

Our Austria bike tour is the best way to explore Austria and Czech Republic. It takes you along the Danube river and into the Wachau Valley. It then leads you through the Czech countryside and to the town of Cesky Krumlov, Detenice, Jicin and Prague. Join us today and see for yourself what cycling in Austria is like.

At a glance
Duration 6 days
Starting Location Vienna
Finishing Location Prague
Activity Level Easy
Price $4,098
Sgl. Suppl. $1,000

Details of our Czech Republic & Austria bike tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Cycle through the Wachau Valley

From Senftenberg to Dürnstein (17 miles)
Today, the Wachau Valley is a wonderful place to ride your bicycle. It has wonderful cycling routes with limited traffic, lovely villages and beautiful landscapes. The Wachau is definitely a place for cyclists of different ability levels.

Day 2: Ride along the Danube river

From Dürnstein to Dürnstein (37 miles)
The Danube river sets the perfect stage for a beautiful bike ride. The Danube is bordered by the Donauradweg, probably the most famous bicycle path in Europe, so get ready for a wonderful day.

Day 3: Bike in Czech Republic

From Hluboká to Cesky-Krumlov (30 miles)
The Czech Republic is an ideal cycling destination. It has a developed cycle network and lots of nearly deserted roads. Czech also offers a combination of flat lands and rolling hills with lovely castles and numerous UNESCA World Heritage Sites along the day’s ride.

Day 4: Ride in the surroundings of Jicin

From Jcin to Mcelyn (40 miles)
Jicin, your destination today, is a wonderful destination for biking. It has an historical town with colourful building and also a beautiful countryside with cycling trails. Jicin and its surroundings provide easy cycling routes for families with kids.

Day 5: A nice ride

From Mcely to Mcely (34 miles)
Today, the ride is very relaxing. It is done on almost traffic free routes and through beautiful forests. Your day’s ride is guaranteed to be one you’ll remember.

Day 6: A wonderful cycling holiday

End of the trip
Your cycling holiday has been a wonderful adventure. It took you to some of the most famous places in Austria and Czech Republic. Another cycle holiday may be on your list for next year so we look forward to welcoming you again.

*The mileage refers to the basic cycling route, which is the one that 85% of our guests ride. However, we offer multiple daily bicycling routes. You may read more about those biking routes in the activity level section below or by clicking the detailed itinerary button above.

Dates

Starting date Ending date
2018-04-15 2018-04-20
2018-04-22 2018-04-27
2018-04-29 2018-05-04
Starting date Ending date
2018-05-06 2018-05-11
2018-05-13 2018-05-18
2018-05-20 2018-05-25
2018-05-27 2018-06-01
Starting date Ending date
2018-06-03 2018-06-08
2018-06-10 2018-06-15
2018-06-17 2018-06-22
2018-06-24 2018-06-29
Starting date Ending date
2018-07-01 2018-07-06
2018-07-08 2018-07-13
2018-07-15 2018-07-20
2018-07-22 2018-07-27
2018-07-29 2018-08-03
Starting date Ending date
2018-08-05 2018-08-10
2018-08-12 2018-08-17
2018-08-19 2018-08-24
2018-08-26 2018-08-31
Starting date Ending date
2018-09-02 2018-09-07
2018-09-09 2018-09-14
2018-09-16 2018-09-21
2018-09-23 2018-09-28
2018-09-30 2018-10-05
Starting date Ending date
2018-10-07 2018-10-12
2018-10-14 2018-10-19

Make a date private

Private bike tours are for those looking to travel exclusively with their group of friends. For a private biking trip choose one of our regularly schedule travel dates. You may make it exclusively for you and your friends and family or contact us to choose your own departure date. Our private bicycling tour prices are explained below:

  • An extra $500 per person for 6 – 9 guests
  • An extra $1,000 per person for 4 – 5 guests
  • An extra $2,000 per person for 2 – 3 guests

Lodging

Hotel Richard Lownherz (2 nights)

Star rating: ****
Location: Dürnstein
Amenities: Pool
Member of: Historic Hotel Europe

Hotel Bellevue (1 night)

Star rating: ****
Location: Cesky-Krumlov
Amenities: Sauna
Member of: Asten Hotel

Chateau Mcely (2 nights)

Star rating: *****
Location: Mcely
Amenities: Pool, Spa
Member of:

Activity level

Our bike tour in Austria provides bike riders of different ability levels an opportunity to ride the same route. Each day offers a choice of multiple bike ride options, which means that on certain days you may want to enjoy recreational cycling while on other days you may want to workout more.

 

Day Short option Basic option Long option
Miles Elev. Gain Miles Elev. Gain Miles Elev. Gain
1  17  1400
2  19  800  37  1500 47 2600
3  13  1700  30  1900  43  3300
4  24  900  40  1100
5  20  800  34  1400  42  1600

What’s Included

  • All breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • Multiples daily routes
  • The use of a fully equipped DIGnGO touring bike and gear
  • DIGnGO water bottle, helmet, Garmin GPS and saddle bag
  • 1 leader for every 5 guests
  • Snack & drinks during the day
  • Gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Guided tours, tastings and entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
  • A leader offering minivan support
  • Luggage transfers
  • Porterage
  • Minivan transfers during the trip
  • Local guides and experts
  • An email a few days prior to your trip

Types of bikes available

Touring Bike (Included)

Brand: Fuji
Model: Fuji Absolute 1.1 Disc
Weight: 10,35 kg

Road bike (Upgrade)

Brand: Scott
Model: Scott Addict Disc or similar
Weight: 8,5 kg

Electric bike (Upgrade)

Brand: Rubbee
Model: Rubbee Drive
Weight: 4.0 kg

Tour map

Senftenberg

Dürnstein

Melk

Hluboká

Holašovice

Český Krumlov

Jičín

Mcely

Dětenice

Travel information

How to get to the starting location

  • Buy your flight(s) to Vienna
  • Make sure to check online for any timetable changes
  • In case of a delay, please email or call your trip leaders

What to pack

We ask you to limit the number of bags you bring to 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on luggage, due to the limited space in our minivan. In order to deliver your bags to your room, we ask that each bag has a clear luggage identification tag.

What to pack for biking:

  • Padded cycling shorts
  • Cycling jersey
  • Cycling jacket
  • Bike shoes & pedals
  • Sneakers
  • Cycling gloves
  • Rain jacket
  • Cycling pants
  • Arm warmers
  • Leg warmers
  • Shoe covers & booties
  • Cycling headband or cap
  • Windbreaker
What to pack for dinner:

  • Dress pants
  •  Shirt
  •  Polo
  • Jacket but not required
  •  Dress
  •  Skirt
  • Dress pants
  • Nice top

Pre & post trip lodging options

Prague:

  • Hotel Residence Agnes | Rates: €€
  • Golden Well Hotel | Rates: €€
  • Hotel Pod Vezi | Rates: €€
  • Hotel 16 | Rates: €
  • Hotel General | Rates: €
  • Alchymist Grand Hotel & Spa | Rates: €€
  • Alchymist Nosticova Palace | Rates: €€
  • Unitas Hotel | Rates: €€
  • Aria Hotel | Rates: €€€
Vienna:

  • Hotel Sacher | Rates: €€€€€
  • Hotel Sans Souci | Rates: €€€
  • Best Western Kaiserhof | Rates: €€

Room rate guide:

0 to 100€: €

101€ to 200€: €€

201€ to 300€: €€€

301€ to 400€: €€€€

401€ to 900€: €€€€€

Climate

 

January February March April May June
High F 37 41 48 58 68 73
Low F 28 29 33 39 47 53
Prec. (In) 0.9 0.9 1.2 1.1 2.0 2.6
July August September October November December
High F 77 77 67 57 44 37
Low F 56 56 49 42 34 29
Prec. (In) 2.4 2.5 1.6 1.0 1.2 1.0

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