Heart of the Danube Biking Tour 2017

Heart of the Danube Biking TourPlus Vienna & Prague--In Partnership with Missouri Life

    NEWLY ADDED FOR 2017!    

12 Days • 11 Nights • 22 Meals

Sep 25-Oct 6 LIMITED - CALL SOON

Depart/Return: Kansas City, MO
or Minneapolis, MN

Price Per Person: Double: $3,977; Single: $4,462*

*Land-only pricing available. Please call.

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About the Tour

Country Travel DISCOVERIES and Missouri Life Magazine invite you to join Publishers Greg & Danita Wood on a festive and immersive travel adventure as we bike through the heart of scenic Central Europe along the Danube River. Visit medieval, imperial and Cold War landmarks, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and some of the Continent’s most spectacular countryside biking routes. Start in the stately Austrian capital of Vienna, then move along the river into Slovakia's Bratislava. Later, head into the Czech Republic countryside and finish up in stunning Prague, one of Europe's best preserved cities. Bikes and gear will be provided for your comfortably paced, guided riding tours (16 to 28 miles a day), mostly on flat, paved paths. It's a perfect way to explore this wonderful region, right up close, at an easy-going active pace. A very special trip!

 

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Tour Highlights

  • City tours of Vienna, Prague, and Bratislava
  • Danube River cruise from Devin Castle to Bratislava
  • Tour Austrian Weinviertel and Slovakian wine regions
  • Visit Lednice Castle & Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cruise on Vltava River
  • See the baroque Hof Palace of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria and famous Schönbrunn Palace
  • Visit the Danubiana Museum of modern art
  • Friendly, English-speaking expert bike guides
  • Good quality, modern bikes well-equipped with tools, accessories, and safety equipment

 

Optional Excursions/Extensions

NONE

 

About the Biking

For your six days of biking, you will have a Trek 7300FX or similar bike, with helmet, fenders, bell, tail light, bottle holder, rear and front bags, cycle computer, bonding, spare inner tube, pump and lock included. Your bike guide will assist in any repairs needed along the way.

Rides range from 25-45 km per day (16–28 miles), and are considered “easy” in regard to hills. The majority are on bike paths...at times there will be riding on lightly traveled roads. Travel will be at a comfortable pace. If you are not a biker, it would be a good idea to ride beforehand in accordance with these specifications.

 

Helpful Information

Average Temps:

high 61-72°/ low 46-52° (Sept-Oct Bratislava)

Time Zone: +7 hours from Central Time

Arrival Time: Available 90 days prior to the tour.

Departure Time: Available 90 days prior to the tour.

Airport Info: Pre/Post Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service.

Vehicle Parking: Free parking is offered during the tour at our hotels in Kansas City and Minneapolis with a Pre- or Post-tour night booked, only.

Walking Distance: In addition to biking requirements, moderate to extended walking is required to fully enjoy this tour. Some walking will be on uneven paths.

Currency: Euro

Hotel Amenities Include: Hair dryers, TV/cable, telephone, coffee makers, laundry available at hotels.

Travel Protection Available?: Yes, see About Travel Protection.

Terms & Conditions: Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions outlined by Country Travel DISCOVERIES on our website at Terms & Conditions.

Groups: Have a group? We can make your group's vacation cost-effective and easy, with discounts for groups as small as five and other benefits. Learn more at Country Travel DISCOVERIES for Groups.

Additional Information: Land Only tours begin one day later. Airport transfers not included with Land Only Tours. Air & Land Tours include government imposed taxes, fees and airline fuel surcharges at time of printing.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further details approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing all your final documents.

Updates: Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at www.CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/MLB

 

 

 

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