5 star rating: Highly Recommended 239 Reviews

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  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Duration:  9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Spend a day in the Austrian countryside on this bike tour from Vienna! Enjoy wine tasting, easy biking through breathtaking scenery, swimming in the Danube and feasting on traditional wine taverns in one of Austria's best wine regions, the Wachau Valley.

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

Leave Vienna behind for a full day in the countryside. Imagine a glorious Austrian day of sipping, swirling and slurping through one of the country’s best winemaking regions, the Wachau Valley. Does it sound wonderful? Make it a reality on this guided bike tour from Vienna!

Renowned for its quality wines, stunning villages and breathtaking scenery, the Wachau Valley is the perfect place to enjoy a day away from the city. You’ll arrive in the Wachau Valley from Vienna by train, and then hop on your bike (rental included) to explore with your guide. Enjoy the freedom and fresh air of biking in the scenic countryside, with magnificent vineyards on both sides of the Danube River.

Sample Austrian wines at small, family-run wineries and pedal along the river. Visit six stunning villages, all of which offer lots of photo opportunities, before spending some free time swimming in the Danube or playing beach volleyball.

Learn why Austrian wine and schnapps are some of the best in the world and meander through the magnificent fortress ruins of Dürnstein (King Richard the Lionheart's prison).

When your time in the valley is up, take the train back to Vienna.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

My husband and I agreed it was one of the highlights of our trek thru Eastern Europe! Wish we would have had more time so we could stop off in some of the cute villages we passed thru but we were a big group! The scenery was like something out of a movie set or a fairy tale. The Wachau Valley Is absolutely stunning! Would highly recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Well organized, beautiful scenery, and great fun. Our guide Ian was excellent.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

My daughter and I really enjoyed our bike tour. Scenery was beautiful, tour guide was knowledgeable and we had fun with our group!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour is great - do it! It was one of the highlights of my 2 weeks in Europe. I spent a lot of time in European cities and this was a great way to get out of the city and explore some beautiful countryside. A 9-hour tour sounds very long, but you won't be biking for 9 hours. It's not too intense in terms of the biking you bike in fairly short increments, and it's mostly flat and it's not very intense or snobby in terms of the wine tasting. FYI, the Wachau Valley is mostly dry white wines, but some people on our tour weren't really into wine and they still enjoyed biking and wandering the small towns we visited including Durnstein, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our guide Ian was from New Zealand it's nice to have a native English speaker you can ask questions but has lived in Austria a few months and taught us a lot about authentic Austrian wine culture and heurigens. We also had a fun, social group of people. Bikes are in good condition and helmets are provided/required. You're mostly on bike paths so it's not dangerous city riding you ride a train outside of Vienna before getting on a bike.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Amazing trip! Our guide Karin was excellent, we had a perfect size group of 6 wonderful people.
The Wineries are amazing and the wines we tasted were delicious.
Definitely recommend it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was just fabulous! After the busyness of the city, it was so lovely to bicycle around the country side where there is so much history and beauty! Our guide was friendly and courteous. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the region and the wines and you could feel that he truly love Austria. He made everyone feel at ease and we all had a wonderful time....no matter where you were from. I love Austrian wines too...very fresh and crisp! Go for it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Awesome tour, would highly reccomend it to anyone who wants to see some more of Austria, and learn a bunch about wine. The pace is nice and easy, the vineyards are beautiful and the wine is delicious. Our guide, Ian, was great - it was an really enjoyable day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent. We went in May 2015. Colder, kinda dreary day. Biking along the danube and in the wachau valley was surreal. Knowledgeable tour guide. made it very fun for us. This should be a priority if you visit vienna

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our guide Vera was superb! A great mix of professional and fun. We visited three wineries and even had time for ice cream. Highly recommend this tour- but be ready to spend the entire day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Brilliant day out. If you like the countryside, cycling and drinking wine then this is a perfect way to spend a day in Vienna!! We loved it and would highly highly recommend it!

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