Home to baroque architecture, colorful neighborhoods, and winding, cobbled streets, Vienna is a safe and simple city to explore by bike. Whether you're interested in history or wine, here's how to see the Austrian capital in style—on two wheels.
- Explore the city streets and rolling hills of Vienna by bike, and cover more ground in less time.
- Follow safe cycle paths along the Danube River, and cruise along cobbled streets to top attractions such as Hofburg Palace and the Vienna State Opera.
- Escape the city and sample the diverse wines for which Austria is famous on a wine-tasting cycling tour.
- Follow routes around the Kahlenberg and the Vienna Woods during a mountain biking tour, and explore the UNESCO-listed town of Dürnstein.
- City cycling tours typically last three hours, and include a tour guide and bike rental.
- Country bike tours last between three and nine hours, and often include wine tastings.
City Bike Tours
Within the Vienna city limits, guided cycle tours typically visit top attractions such as the 13th-century Hofburg Palace, the Hundertwasserhaus, and the Vienna State Opera—shining a light on centuries of rich European history and culture. Bike along the banks of the Danube River, soak up the atmosphere in Heroes' Square, and hear the hidden stories behind some of Vienna's most famous sites.
Countryside Bike Tours
Away from the busy streets and historic sites, the countryside around Vienna is prime for cyclists. Wine-tasting bike tours head through the traditional villages and rolling vineyards of the Wachau Valley to the UNESCO-listed town of Dürnstein, with regular stops to sample Austria's famous wine. For something a little more active, mountain bike tours around the Kahlenberg and the Vienna Woods showcase rugged scenery in the foothills of the Austrian Alps.