Danube Bike+Boat/Budapest

Danube Bike+Boat


Classic Bike Cruise

You will experience the most beautiful sections of the European Cycle Route E6 during this active vacation on the Danube without any real effort! The Wachau, the Danube Bend, the Danube Floodplains National Park or the car-free bike paths through Vienna and Budapest are among the most beautiful experiences of this bike cruise. Enjoy the comfort of a floating 1st class hotel.

Min.number of participants: 100 persons

Dates 2024:

MV Primadonna

Arrival: Friday
Duration: 8 days

Season 1: July 19., Aug 23.,
Oct. 04.
Season 2: May 03./10./17./24., July 05./12./26., Aug 02./16.*, Sept 06./13./20./27.
*Aug 16th surcharges apply (Hungarian National Day/see prices)

1st Day: Passau

Individual arrival in Passau. Transfer from the private parking lot or Passau main train station to the ship approx. 4.30 p.m. During the welcome menu „Cast off“ and overnight in Obermühl.

2nd Day: Schlögen – Linz, approx. 56 km

Handover of rental bikes. Through the unsettled narrow valley near Kaiserau to the baroque market Aschach and to Linz. Optional: „200 years Anton Bruckner“ concert on the Bruckner organ in Linz.

3rd Day: Tulln – Vienna, approx. 31 km

Indiv. visit Egon-Schiele-Museum (16 originals). Passing the Viennese Forest onto Vienna and indiv. city tour by bike (+ 18 km car-free bikepaths). Optional: evening city tour by bus (2 hrs.).

4th Day: Danube Bend – Szentendre, approx. 59 km/Budapest (40 min. by train or + 22 km by bike)

Along the Danube cycle path/E6 through the Danube Bend on car-free cycle paths to the ferry to Szob (approx. € 3.- pP/bike, on site), further past Visegrád (castle, fortified tower etc.) to Vác and finally by ferry to Szentendre Island and the artist village of the same name. By train (payable on site, approx. hourly intervals, EU citizens over 65 years free of charge plus bike ticket) to Budapest or further to the ship.

5th Day: Biketour to Margaret Island, approx. 22 km

Optional by bus to the most beautiful sights (3 hrs.) with exit in the castle district and of course tips for bike tour to the city center. In the evening by boat through the magnificently illuminated Danube metropolis.

6th Day: Round trip Bratislava, approx. 48/33 km

Optional guided city tour (1 hr.) and again car-free from the ship along the Danube cycle path via Wolfsthal to Hainburg (Austria‘s Rothenburg). Back or continue via Hof Castle and Devín (SK National Monument; approx. 6 km side road).

7th Day: Wachau, approx. 48 km

Bike tour from Krems (UNESCO World Heritage Site) via Dürnstein through Wachau to Melk (impressive monastery) and Pöchlarn (Kokoschka Museum)

8th Day: Passau

Disembarkation by 10 am. Bus transfer from the ship to the private parking lot or Passau main train station and indiv. return journey home.

Important Information

In the interest of your safety, the 1st captain may change the programme at any time (even at short notice) due to high water, low water or other cases of HIGHER FORCE. Arrival times are subject to lock waiting times and normal water levels.


PremiumshIP MV Primadonna

The spacious facilities include the panorama restaurant ‘Primo Gusto’, the panorama bar ‘Primavera’, the Danube arena ‘Prima Vista’ and the on-board theatre ‘Primo Theatro’. Air conditioning throughout the ship (individually adjustable in the cabins). At the reception, a glass floor with lighting allows you to look into the world “under water” and makes your stay on the Primadonna to a first-class experience. On the open-air deck you will find a small whirlpool, sun loungers, sun awnings and comfortable seating areas. The wellness area offers an indoor whirlpool, a Kneipp treading pool and a sauna. Healing and beauty massages by appointment as well as a hairdresser on board complete the offer.

Passenger decks/cabins:
All 82 cabins on the MV Primadonna are outside cabins with individually adjustable air conditioning; Shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, telephone, minibar and spacious closets.

Main deck Astern: about 9.5 m² equipped with a bunk bed.
Main deck Standard: approximately 11.5 m² with a fixed bed and a sofa bed. All cabins with a large non-opening porthole (90 cm diameter).
Upper- and Promenade deck: Are approx. 16.5 m² and have 2 beds placed together, a desk and a balcony with a bench. There is also a sofa on the upper deck and 2 armchairs in the cabin on the promenade deck.

YOUR BicYcles:

7/21-speed touring bikes
7-/8-speed Kalhoff E-Bikes
Child equipment upon request

  • Shimano front brake
  • Coaster brake (7-speed)
  • Freewheel function (21 gears)
  • internal gear hub
  • hydraulic rim brakes
  • memory foam saddle/gel saddle
  • Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires
  • 1 waterproofed saddle bag

Bringing customer´s own bike free of charge (only possible with exclusion of liability for transport damage!).



  • Private parking, unguarded, fenced € 65,-

Train station

  • Station: Passau Hauptbahnhof (main train station)
    Busses and Taxis available on site


  • next airport: Munich (MUC)
  • 7 x overnights incl. full board and port fees in the booked cabin
  • w/shower/toilette/TV/tel./safe/minibar/adjustable air condition
  • Passenger transfer to the ship + back (fixed times) in Passau
  • 2 x hydrojet waterbed muscle massage (approx. 15 min. each) per cabin
  • Onboard tour guide with daily itinerary briefing
  • Route description and maps (GPS data on request)
MS PrimadonnaSeason 1Season 2Surcharge Aug 16.
2-bed main deck astern810,-949,-+50,-
2-bed main deck995,-1.210,-+50,-
2-bed upper deck1.615,-1.720,-+90,-
2-bed promenade deck1.720,-1.825,-+90,-
prices in EUR/person

Surcharges for single occupancy in a double cabin on the basic price:
Main deck astern + 25% premium
Main deck + 50% surcharge
Upper-/Promenade Deck + 75% surcharge

Discounts additional bed/children

0-5,99 years main-/upper deck with 2 full paying adults (max. 2 children)-100%
6-15,99 years up to 2 children in the separate neighboring cabin (main deck only) of the parents-25%
for 3-/4 bed occupancy until 18 years with 2 full-paying guests35,-/night

Additional bookable

Rental bikes
7-/21-speed 90,-
E-Bike 190,-
Bringing own bike free of charge
Excursion package
City tour Vienna & Budapest, city tour Bratislava, concert on the Bruckner organ in Linz
(minimum participation 20 persons)

Operator: Donau Touristik

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