CYCLING 2016-17 p102-103

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SELF-GUIDED • AUSTRIA, GERMANY 102 ACCOMMODATION 8 days land only from £599 Schlogener Loop, Wachau Valley Austria, Germany 1 2 3 Activity Level LEISURELY/MODERATE Trip Code LSV At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Start Passau. 2 Free time to explore Passau; ride to the Schlogener Loop in Austria via the only Trappist monastery in Austria. 3 Cycle along country lanes passing the castle at Ottensheim and Cistercian abbey in Wilhering en route to Linz. 4 Today's ride enters the province of Lower Austria; follow the river to Grein. 5 Ride between wooded mountains, through quiet riverside towns and past the Benedictine abbey at Melk - stunning both inside and out. 6 Pedal through the vineyards of the Wachau, past pretty villages including Weisenkirchen and Durnstein, to Krems. Enjoy a wine tasting in the oldest wine cellar in Austria. 7 Train to Tulln; ride into Vienna past Greifenstein castle; evening to explore. 8 End Vienna. Call Cycling the Danube: Passau to Vienna Discover Vienna l Peaceful cycle paths l Explore castles and palaces • 6 days cycling with luggage transfers • 95% tarmac, 5% cycle tracks • Mainly flat cycle paths with some gentle hills • Self-guided holiday. Min age 5 yrs • 7 nights hotels • All breakfasts and one wine tasting included Follow the curves and bends of the Danube as it flows through steep-sided valleys and wide riverside woods towards beautiful Vienna. The densely wooded slopes and ravine forests help to create the setting for one of the most significant river landscapes of Central Europe. You will pass many delightful castles, ruins and abbeys whilst visiting historic towns such as Linz, Melk and Krems. The final destination of Vienna is the perfect place to explore, enjoy some great food and perhaps take in a concert. Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Any start date available on request from 26 March to 22 October 2016 • 2017 dates and prices available online • Starting 26 March to 17 April and 08 to 22 October £599 • Starting 18 April to 20 May and 03 September to 07 October £699 • Starting 21 May to 02 September £749 • Prices are land only and do not include travel from London • Upgrade to night in Hotel Schloss in Durnstein from £60 per person • Compulsory single supplement £190 • Low cost flights to Vienna available with Easyjet • Start Passau day 1, end Vienna day 8 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • KTM touring bike, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £90 • Supplement for electric E-bike £70, paid on booking Vienna GERMANY CZECH REPUBLIC Passau Schlogen Krems Linz Grein Melk AUSTRIA Danube Danube Dates & Price Guide We use a mixture of charming 3 and 4-star hotels on this trip, generally family owned and well located. For those who would like to treat themselves, it is possible to upgrade to a night in the grand 5-star Hotel Schloss in Durnstein, which features an outdoor pool in a private courtyard lined with roses, with background views of the monastery and ruins. 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code 2 40 3 50 4 60 5 50 6 40 7 40 Daily Distance (km) BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10


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