Donauworth to Passau Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £519 per person
Other durations available on request.
Full holiday prices by date are shown on the ‘Book Now’ tab.
Cycle Tour Highlights
• Visit the beautiful city of Donauworth
• Discover the Danube, Inn and Ilz on a boat trip
• Visit the old town of Neuburg
Cycle Route features
Along this cycling tour you will follow the Danube through the whole of Bavaria, where you will pass Regensburg, the most northerly point of the Danube. Ingolstadt, Regensburg and Passau are three fascinating and sightworthy cities you will visit on your holiday. The route is otherwise distinguished by the beautiful countryside it winds through.
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
1st day: Arrival to Donauwörth
Your trip begins in the beautiful city Donauwörth, where the former most important trade route between Nürnberg and Augsburg crosses over the Danube. Booked rental bicycles will be available for collection at your hotel.
2nd day: Donauwörth – Ingolstadt approx. 65 km
You will once again speed along today’s route on good quality surfaces. Just before Marxheim you will come to the foothills of the Franconian Jura which will introduce some small hills to your cycle.
Don’t miss a visit to the old town of Neuburg before continuing on towards Ingolstadt. The Museum Mobile is worth a visit. Or why not take a stroll through the old town within the old fortified walls.
3rd day: Ingolstadt – Kelheim approx. 55 km + boat trip
The tour leads mainly directly through the Danube floodplains alongside the river. Near Bad Gögging you will reach the ancient Roman cultural landscape, in Weltenburg the famous monastery and the majestic Danube Gap.
4th day: Kelheim – Regensburg approx. 40 km
Today’s route leads you to Regensburg, the most northerly point of the Danube and the best preserved city in Germany, a world cultural monument by UNESCO.
5th day: Regensburg – Straubing approx. 50 km
You should take your first break of the day at the Walhalla Temple near Donaustauf. Your trip then continues on along the Danube which curves along the broad, flat landscape in generous meanders.
You will pass Wörth Castle and find yourself in the middle of the so-called “Gäuboden” landscape. Today`s destination is the town of Straubing, which looks back on a Celtic and Roman past and has a distinctive town tower.
6th day: Straubing – Degendorf approx. 40 km
Today you will firstly cycle through Bogen, which attained fame in 1104 when a statue of a pregnant Madonna was found. You will then continue on through Pfelling and Mariaposching and on to the Benedictine Abbey of Metten, before coming to Deggendorf, the gateway to the Bavarian Forest.
7th day: Degendorf – Passau approx. 60 km
In no time at all you will reach your destination, the three-river city and former diocesan town of Passau. Take time to discover the Danube, Inn and Ilz on a boat trip and round off your holiday with a stroll through the old town or a visit to the Feste Oberhaus Fortress.
8th day: Departure or extra nights
After breakfast you may return home or extend your stay.
To a large extent the route is flat and along asphalt paths, some parts of the path run along compressed earthen paths. Comfortable.
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Donauworth to Passau tour stays in familiar middle class hotels at 3*** level carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.
Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.
- Accommodation in the mentioned category
– Breakfast or breakfast buffet
– Half board, if booked, at least 3 course meal
– Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
– Entree Museum Mobile, Ingolstadt
-Boat journey Weltenburg-Kelheim incl. bike
– 3-River-Trip Passau
– Detailed travel documents with maps
– Rental bike insurance
– 7-day Service hotline
Donauworth to Passau, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.
2017 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 20.03. – 22.04.2017 | 04.10. – 24.10.2017
Season 2: 23.04. – 12.05.2017 | 29.05. – 23.06.2017 | 24.08. – 03.10.2017
Season 3: 13.05. – 28.05.2017 | 24.06. – 23.08.2017
Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £519 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £609 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £629 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £149
Half Board Upgrade: £139
Electric Bike Upgrade: £89
Hotel Category Descriptions
Category A: 3*** and 4**** hotels
Extra nights are available to book on this tour!
Prices are per person per night and based on two sharing. Single supplements apply.
For extra nights, you will stay in the same hotel. Please let us know if you wish to book extra nights at the start or at the end of the tour when completing your ‘Booking Request’.
Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.
Holiday Price: From £519
Single Supplement: £149