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River Danube Bike & Cruise (DBC)

From
£620.00

Start / End
Passau / Passau
Level
1
Distance
103/131 ml (166/211 km)
Duration
7 Nights / 8 Days

It was in Passau that Sisi began her journey along the Danube as a young bride to
Vienna, where she was eagerly awaited by her Emperor Franz. Follow in the footsteps
of the Austrian empress by bicycle and on a nostalgia ship as you discover
breathtakingly beautiful river scenery with small sleepy villages, castles and palaces set
in gorgeous countryside and enjoy warm Austrian hospitality at every stage of your
cycling tour.
The region is a gourmand’s paradise and famous for its cakes, pastries and other
irresistible culinary treats. After Wiener Schnitzel, Sachertorte and apricot dumplings
it’ll be much easier to burn up the miles...
Wines from the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Landscape Wachau enjoy an
international reputation, Linz, the capital of Upper Austria is home to the biggest
church in Austria. And then there’s Vienna... Enchanting, charming and perhaps slightly
eccentric, the City of Waltz will capture your heart in an instant. Magnificent buildings
from the imperial age bear witness to the impressive history of times gone by.


Availability

Thursdays Only: 30th April - 8th Oct 2020

Access

(advice only, not included) By air to Munich or Vienna airports Train from Munich or Vienna to Passau

Your Floating Hotel - Ms Theodor Korner

Our spacious, traditional ship was completely redecorated in winter 2013/14 and offers a comfortable atmosphere in modern Art Deco style. Excellent service and attention to detail are the priority of the captain and crew who are looking forward to welcoming you on board. Your bike tour through various countries is also a culinary expedition through the diversity of national and regional cuisine. The ship offers a restaurant, a panorama bar with a dance floor, a salon with a sunny patio as well as a broad sun deck with comfortable deck chairs. Books and magazines from our library provide reading pleasure and parlour games offer all kinds of disport. After an eventful cycling day you will find relaxation in the infra-red sauna. In the evening a musician will perform for you to dance! The MV Theodor Körner also offers WIFI (payable on spot).
3 passenger-decks:
Promenade deck + Upper deck (windows may be opened), Main deck (windows cannot be opened)
Cabins:
60 comfortable cabins (approx. 8-16 m²) with large picture windows, shower /WC, flat panel TV, hair-dryer, min-safe and air-conditioning.
2-bed ECO: Bunk bed (1 upper and 1 lower bed, approx. 8-9 m²)
2-bed: 2 single lower beds (approx. 10-11 m²)
Junior Suite: Double bed, slightly more spacious (approx. 13-16 m²)
3-bed: in Junior Suites (couch), 3-bed cabin on Promenade Deck (bunk bed)

Cancellations

Special Cancellations terms for this tour only.

Cancellations must always be notified in writing and charges are calculated from the date of receipt as follows:

  • Up to 84 days prior to holiday date:- 10% of total cost
  • 42 to 83 days prior to holiday date:- 30% of total cost
  • 28 to 41 days prior to holiday date:- 60% of total cost
  • 14 to 27 days prior to holiday date:- 90% of total cost
  • 1 to 13 days prior to holiday date:- 100% of total cost

General information
One the one hand, a riverboat is a “holiday hotel”, while on the other, it is also a means of
transport that moves with motor power and must always be operated, even at night
(partially with lock and bridge passages and the retractions and extensions of the structures
caused as a result). Mistakes can happen with lock passages. This is the case for all Danube
journeys and cannot be avoided. Please bear in mind that riverboats are restricted (bridge
passages, locks) in size (length, height, width) and therefore cannot be compared with cruise
liners in the sea. The cabins are limited in space but are nevertheless comfortable and
furnished. In the event of extremely high or low water, the shipping company reserves the
right to bridge stages by bus or even to cancel the trip at short notice without any legal claim
arising therefrom (water levels are force majeure). The same applies for officially decreed
repairs to locks or bridges, not announced in advance, or in the event of motor or propulsion
damage to the ship without attributed fault.

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