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Wachau Winery Bike Tour

Wachau

Description

Discover the most beautiful section of the Blue Danube on this fun one-day excursion of biking and wine tasting in Austria’s most beautiful valley! Imagine a glorious day of wine tasting, while leisurely biking through the country’s most famous wine-making region and cultural heritage, voted the Best Historic Destination in the World in 2008.

Renowned for its quality wines, stunning villages and picturesque landscape, the Wachau Valley is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Arrive by train, hop on your bike and start exploring with us.  

Breathe in the fresh country air and take in the spectacular scenery as you ride through historic, charming cobblestone villages. Stopping at local wineries, you’ll taste a variety of wines . In your allocated free time, explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Dürnstein, a well-known medieval town in the Wachau, overlooked by the ruins of the Kuenringer castle where King Richard Lionheart was imprisoned in 1192. Optional: Then enjoy a lunch at a local family-run winery. After lunch, relax by the Danube, go for a swim or enjoy a game of beach volleyball.  

Our Grape Grazing Winery Bicycle Tour is the perfect choice for those looking for a unique wine tasting experience that combines breathtaking scenery, fun, wine and culture to give you an unforgettable experience.  

Itinerary

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a bicycle day trip through the Wachau Valley in our small group tailored to ensure a fun and personal experience
  • Explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Dürnstein, hike up to the castle ruins where King Richard Lionheart was once imprisoned.
  • Learn about the region’s fascinating history and culture from your friendly, knowledgeable guide, while enjoying the picturesque scenery
  • Visit local wineries and master the techniques of wine tasting in a laid-back environment
  • Optional: Indulge in a lunch at a local family-run winery
  • Swim in the Danube River or play a game of beach volleyball
  • Enjoy a glass of wine on the journey back to Vienna

The Bike Ride  

The Grape Grazing Winery Bicycle Tour is 26 km long, biking at a very leisurely pace. It is suitable for all ages, consisting of a mainly flat ride with few small inclines leading up through small villages. We stop frequently throughout the tour, with the longest non-stop biking section being 20 minutes. Join us for a fun and informative ride you’ll be glad to have been part of!   Weather: A note on the weather, chances of a shower are possible in Austria: if this occurs, you have two choices as we see it; you could miss out on a day of fun and culture by hiding in your hotel room, or put on a jacket and join us on the tour!   

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Pickup

Tour meeting pint: Pedal Power 1010 Vienna Bösendorferstrasse 5. 

How to get there: Underground U1, U2, & U4 Karlsplatz: exit “Bösendorferstraße” then a 10 minute walk to the office. Please be on time as we will be leaving immediately to go to the train station. We won’t wait!

Things to bring

Printed Voucher

Camera (don’t forget to charge your battery!)

Dress casually and wear comfortable shoes for a relaxed day of biking

Money for lunch and souvenirs

 

Inclusions

  • Transport to and from Vienna
  • Ferry ride across the River Danube
  • Wine tastings at all wineries
  • Bicycle rental, helmets and rain ponchos
  • Full-day accompanied by guide

Exclusions

  • Optional Lunch at local winery
  • Gratuities for your guide are appreciated

Cancellation

Cancellations more then a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date: 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Please note:

Prices, times and itineraries are subject to change without prior notice.
To book this tour please click on the calendar on the right.