Velo-Touring, cycling tours, europe tour, europe trip, cycling holidays, individual bike tour, bike holidays Bike Tour No. 4.
Vienna – Danube – Bratislava – 3Lakes – Budapest
1 River + 3 Countries + 3 Lakes + Castles
River Danube Cycle Path - Lake Neusiedl Bike Way – Thermal Lake Hévíz –
Lake Balaton Cycle Route
Cycling between the two Capitals of the old Danube Monarchy.

- Independent, by service van escorted & supported,
self-guided tour with luggage transport -

  Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
  Cycling Distance: Total 282 km /176 miles, approx. 50-60 km /31-37.5 miles/day
(Daily cycling about 5 - 6 hours - by moderated speed)
  Level of difficulty: A varying, mostly flat route with only short and gentle rises, which passes by the two largest lakes of Hungary and the unique thermal lake at Hévíz. In the main excellent cycle path network, else calmly roads with low traffic, sometime between little villages and woods. Unique: 5 days of cycling, of it 4 days bicycle on the famous cycling routes. (Level 2. - from easy to medium)
  Level of support: Information about the service and luggage van (the “Technical Service”) - The Driver of the back-up van, however, is not just a chauffeur & luggage supplier! The escort van carries your luggage from hotel to hotel and brings some spare-bikes too. For even more safety along the way is the driver of the van equipped with mobile (cell-) phones. The daily biking routes cross again and again the way of the service and luggage van. The van follows the cyclists without coming in sight or disturbing. It has the tools, spare parts and a travel pharmacy, additional bike bags on board. The driver help repair the failures with the bikes - he is ready to help for you! The bus/van transfers of cyclists inserted occasionally in the trips make it possible to overcome roads with heavy traffic or exhausting short-cuts and make it possible a transport to a next city of the tour. During the transfers the driver of the van carries your bicycles for free in the special bike-transporting trailer.
   
  Start City: Vienna (Austria)
  End City: Budapest (Hungary)
  Prices: see you below
  Feedback: “…A great trip, we have been looked after really well and lots of variety….”
(Andy & Nicky/UK – more...)

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Tour Schedules 2018
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Highlights of this cycling holiday:
  • Bicycling on three eminent bikeways:
    Danube Cycle Path, Lake Neusiedl Cycle Trail & Lake Balaton Cycle Route
  • National Park “Donau-Auen” along the Danube River
  • Getting to know 3 famous capitals: Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest.
  • Romantic medieval city of statutory free town Rust
    (also known as the „City of storks“ at the Lake Neusiedl)
  • Memorial site of the "Pan-European Picnic" 1989
    (First hole in the former Iron Curtain)
  • World famous Esterhazy Palace (“Hungarian Versailles”)
  • Spa town Heviz with the unique natural Thermal Lake
  • Largest freshwater lake of Central Europe: Lake Balaton

Included in the bike rental


Prices of additional nights (Extra nights in our contractual Hotels)
Price per Person per Night in EURO, Breakfast and local taxes are included!

In Double room with shower and toilet:   In Single room with shower and toilet:
Vienna: 58,00   Vienna: 116,00
Budapest: 46,00   Budapest: 64,00

City tour by bike in Budapest:

Price: 22.00 EURO per person, included: bike rental, bike tour guide, on request helmet and yellow safety vest. (The reservation is necessary at the booking!)
Price to 18 years: 15.00 EURO per person.
The tour is guaranteed by four full paying adults.
Start: 09:30 clock from our contractual hotel.
End: about 13:30 clock at our contractual hotel.


Optional (not included in the tour price, extras):
  • Hire of our ladies and / or gents touring bikes with Shimano 21-speed gears and V-Breaks for the cycling days, prices see above.
      (more bicycle-info you can find here: http://www.velo-touring.hu/fahrrader_en.html)
  • Additional nights, prices see above.
  • Half board package for four cycling days (from 2 to 5 day)and for a supplementary price of EURO 64.00 per person (= 4 X three course dinner, sometimes buffet dinner, advance reservation is necessary!)
  • Lunch and beverages during the cycling tour. (to manage on the spot)

NOT INCLUDED (in your own organisation):
  • Your arrival and departure between Vienna/Bratislava/Budapest and your home, before and after the tour.
  • Travel insurance (accident and health) as well as your free European Health Insurance Card.

Information to return trip from Budapest to Vienna: You have 3 + 1 options – you can travel by hydrofoil, by train or by public bus from Budapest to Vienna. The trip and the ticket(s) you must organise for yourself. For small groups (with- or without own bicycles) transport by minibus or van a special trip back to Vienna or to Bratislava is also possible.
(Prices and time tables are available upon request at your booking.)