5 star rating: Highly Recommended 263 Reviews

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  • Location:Vienna, Austria
  • Duration:9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Wine Tasting Bike Tour departing Vienna

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. 


  • 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

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.


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!


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.


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.

Helen R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Stunning scenery and gorgeous wines. The tour guides were really friendly and helpful - as a solo traveller I really enjoyed meeting everyone and getting to know them throughout the day. I highly recommend!

Ivan G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Vienna, and our favorite tour. Our two guides, Jose and Karin, were very knowledgeable and experienced not to mention patient. They took the time to get to know the group, and were very good at handling a large about 15 amount of cyclists. This tour offers the greatest sights you can get from the Wachau region, not to mention the wine tasting three stops, 3 glasses on each were quite good! The ride is about 18 km, but the terrain is plain and the pace is comfortable. If you do one thing at the outskirts of Vienna, this should be it.

Jason H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We were fortunate enough to be in a very small group for our tour 4 people. That was ideal. The countryside was beautiful in spite of the drizzling weather. I highly recommend this tour, but consider going on less popular days to get a better experience. I'm not sure how different things are with a large group of 15.

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