Danube River - 4 Countries - Passau to Budapest
Boat & Bike • 7 nights
VISITING: Germany, Austria, Hungary
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The luxurious MV Fortuna has bright panorama saloon, panorama restaurant, bar, cosy library and a spacious sundeck. The cabins are approximately 14-15m² and are equipped with a private bathroom with a shower, hair dryer, safe and air-conditioning. There is a lift between the middle and upper deck and there is also a stair lift to the sundeck.
For the standard twin cabins (main deck) and comfort cabins (middle deck) the windows don’t open. The superior cabins (middle deck) have two panorama windows that open. On the upper deck, the deluxe cabins and suites (25-28 m² with a sofa) have French balconies.
This deluxe boat was renovated for 2017. All 75 cabins are 14 m² and feature a double bed which can be converted to two single beds.All cabins are equipped with a private bathroom with a shower, hair dryer, TV, safe and air-conditioning. Some cabins are located in the front and rear part of the ship where engine noise is possible. Half-height windows on the main deck cannot be opened but the cabins on the upper and middle deck provide full-size picture windows which do open.
There is a Panorama lounge with a bar plus a wellness area with sauna and whirlpool or alternatively jump into the pool (June to August) on the sun deck. Wifi is available on board (payable onboard, please note the connection can vary).
7 nights accommodation: with en-suite and air-conditioning
Board basis: Full board including breakfast, packed lunch for cyclists (lunch on board for non-cyclists) and three course dinner with choice
Services of an English speaking on-board guide with daily briefings of the bike tours
Maps and route information
GPS tracks available on request
Welcome meeting with cocktail
Local contact number for assistance
Daily cabin cleaning, towels and bedlinen
Coffee in the afternoon & late night snacks
Daily live music
Farewell Gala dinner with cocktail
Flights and transfers
Transfers to/from the docking in Passau
Bike hire and extras
Bikes are provided with a pannier, an odometer, a pump, a lock and a repair kit. You will also receive a handlebar bag.
Hybrid bike with 21 gears
Bringing own bike
(Extra night prices are per room)
Superior 3 star Passau B&B - 2 share
Superior 3 star Passau B&B - single
4 star Passau B&B - 2 share
4 star Passau B&B - single
Guided Package Upgrade - min of 10 before it's guaranteed (max 18) - selected dates only, see above.
One-way Munich to Passau on Day 1 - per person (shared transfer, max. wait 60 minutes)
Return Munich to Passau on Days 1 & 8 - per person (shared transfers, max. wait 60 minutes)
Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions about this tour. Simply click on a question to reveal the answer.
Your days will involve gentle riding, mainly on flat terrain and with minimal effort required. Easy cycling holidays are suitable for most people whether you are a regular cyclist or not, however we recommend at least a few practice rides before your holiday!
We are always on hand to offer advice, so please give us a call if you wish to chat about the tour’s grading.
Make sure you have snacks and drinks for Sunday as the majority of the shops are closed.
For Boat & Bike tours the boat will generally keep to the advertised itinerary, however the captain may have to adapt the itinerary due to the river or sea conditions.
There is limited space in the cabins, so pack light and take a soft suitcase.
Yes, you can relax on the boat or explore when you arrive at each destination instead of cycling.
Please advise us of any special requirements at time of booking and we will notify the boat operator in advance. Understandably, kitchen galley space is limited and it may not be possible to provide specialist products (eg. Gluten free). We suggest you bring a few items with you and, in some cases, these can be provided at a supplement.
Although there is no organised group, self-guided guests regularly find they come across their fellow passengers along the route during the day and may even get together to form their own cycling groups.
Your on-board Tour Leader provides daily briefings ahead of the next day's ride. These are always beneficial, including information on the local area, main sights, and tips on good places to stop en route.
Absolutely! Boat & Bike tours are very sociable and a good choice for single travellers wishing to mix with other guests and share your common interest of cycling.
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