Inhale the fresh air of the Austrian countryside on this full-day bike tour from Vienna. Cycle through the scenic landscape of the Wachau Valley, one of the country’s top wine regions, and enjoy a wine tasting and lunch at a local tavern. Then hop in the Danube River for a relaxing swim before heading back to central Vienna. 

Highlights

  • Bike tour and wine-tasting day trip from Vienna
  • Cycle through one of Austria's best wine regions, the Wachau Valley
  • Professional guide will show you the sights and recommend fine Austrian wines
  • Go for a swim in the Danube River or play a game of beach volleyball
  • Enjoy lunch at a local wine tavern

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What You Can Expect

Wine Tasting Bike Tour departing Vienna

Wine Tasting Bike Tour departing Vienna

Begin your full-day tour in central Vienna. Catch a train to the Wachau Valley, a region beloved for its stunning scenery, charming villages and high-quality wines. Upon arriving, jump on your bike and start exploring with your local guide.

Cycle past rows of vineyards as you pedal along the Danube River, inhaling the fresh air. Stop at several family-run wineries, sampling various local wines, schnapps, chocolate, jam, chutney and more. Visit six charming villages in total, as your guide introduces you to Austrian winemakers and fills you in on the history and heritage of the renowned region.

Afterward, enjoy some free time for a refreshing swim in the Danube, or play a round of beach volleyball. Top off your trip with a stop at the fortress ruins of Dürnstein, where King Richard the Lionheart was held prisoner by the Duke of Austria in the 12th century.

Your day trip will conclude with transportation back to central Vienna.

Customer Reviews

MelitaCurrie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

What a great escape from the city...
Our guide was fantastic - lots of great information.
He was knowledgeable about the wines and the area
Don't worry about different riding levels - you can not get lost and its so safe

David S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We took the bike tour on 22 April 2016 and it exceeded expectations. Metro and train ride to bike shop. Got fitted with bikes and helmets and we were off riding through town, along the river, and through vineyard after vineyard. Mostly a flat ride, with some hills. The ride back was with the river, and was mostly a gently down slope. We visited three wineries and tasted 3-4 wines at each one, climbed to the top of a castle optional hike up a steep hill, put our feet in the river, and had a tasty lunch an extra 10 euros. I will do this trip EVERY time I return to Vienna. Amazing. The guides were fantastic, and made sure to keep us all in line, on time, and on schedule, and even gave some history along the way...

Kelly E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

This trip was exactly what I was looking for. It was a nice balance of country scenery, exercise, good wine and a little unpredictability. Mario did an excellent job of touring us along smoothly, meeting our marks and making the time interesting and fun. Highly recommend.

Elizabeth W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

An absolute blast! I couldn't recommend this tour more.

Andrew V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a great tour led by an interesting and knowledgeable guide, who was also good fun. The group was just the right size, with people taking part from UK, USA, Canada and Australia, a good mix. The trip is easy with no hills and at a good pace for all. The wine tasting was great and the food stops excellent. It was very good value as we were out for almost 10 hours, with the train journeys. All in all 10 out of 10. Thanks.

amy.moise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This tour was a highlight of our Europe trip and well worth the cost. The scenery was absolutely beautiful! The first winery was the best we should have bought more bottles at the first winery, the wine at the second winery was only okay. Lunch was fantastic for the price. Our tour guide Vera was awesome, she was energetic and made the tour tons of fun, and suggested some other food and night scene places to go to in Vienna and Germany that we would have never found on our own. Highly recommend this trip and another huge thank you to Vera!

shannonjb

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This tour was well worth the price and a great first day in Austria! Our guide, Vera, was amazing and provided us several suggestions on things to do during our time in Vienna and also suggestions to make the most of Oktoberfest later in our journey. We got to taste several amazing wines, schnapps, and have a hardy lunch for about 10 Euro extra. The biking pace was relaxed and not too hilly, we had ample opportunity for photos, and the distance between drinks was not far.

patches5687

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The bike tour was absolutely amazing with breathtaking views of the Wachau Valley, wonderful company, and amazing wine. Vera was extremely knowledgable regarding the wine and area, and even gave great recommendations for food, drinks, and sites in the area. Overall, I would recommend to anyone traveling to Vienna and looking for an activity during the day.

Wendy A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Brilliant fun, well guided and good value.

Katie V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Beautiful scenery, great white wines, and a knowledgable guide. You take an hour long train ride to get to Krems then start biking. Bike ride is not too strenuous as it is broken up by stops to take pictures, try wine and eat lunch.

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