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Greet your guide at the Vienna Explorer tour office on Franz Josefs Kai and make your way to a local metro station. From here, you’ll take the metro to a train station and board a train destined for the Wachau Valley — a luscious region replete with vineyards, wineries and quaint villages.

On arrival in the valley, collect your modern bikes and listen to a short safety briefing. The gentle, 15-mile (24-km) route is comprised primarily of cycle paths and quiet roads, ensuring you’ll feel safe and secure throughout.

Pedal beside the picturesque Danube River and feast your senses on stunning scenery before stopping at your first winery to sample the local bounty. During each tasting, a wine expert will detail the production processes and subtle tastes of each wine.

Midway through the day, you’ll stop in the charming village of Dürnstein to explore during free time. Opt to ascend to the ruins of a fortress used to incarcerate King Richard the Lionhear or simply relax on the beach beside the Danube. Swimming is optional so bring along a towel and bathing suit if you’d like to dip in the Danube.

After lunch in a local tavern, continue cycling to your final winery before returning to the train station for the transfer back to Vienna.

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Wachau Valley
Wein & Wachau
Vienna Explorer Tours & Day Trips

This 9.5-hour bike tour from Vienna gives you the opportunity to enjoy the idyllic Austrian countryside and sample locally produced wines. On a state-of-the-art bike, you’ll feel energized as you cycle past lush valleys, quaint villages and rolling vineyards. Take a gentle route with regular breaks, enjoy free time to relax by the Danube or climb to a hilltop castle, and receive lunch and numerous wine samples free of charge.

  • 9.5-hour 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
  • Enjoy lunch at a local wine tavern
  • Visit the UNESCO town of Durnstein where King Richard the Lionheart was held captive
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
One of the highlights of our trip

Iolo was an excellent guide. His quirky personality was infectious. The tour started with a train ride to Kreme then an approx 25km bike ride through the Durnstein. Along the way we stopped at 2 excellent wineries and had lunch in this excellent restaurant. We...More

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Fun energetic day

We booked this tour through trip adviser on line. After seeing the reviews, we are so pleased we did. The day was long starting with a train ride from the tour office but was a great way to meet the other cyclist who was on...More

Thank PatrickDouglas
Reviewed 4 days ago
The Highlight of My Trip!

This was one of many tours that I did during my five-country holiday and easily the best! The Wachau Valley is beautiful! Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable of the area. I wish I could remember his name but I do remember he is...More

Thank Ana B
Reviewed 5 days ago
Excellent Day Trip

Had a great time on this trip. Took a beautiful train ride to get to the Wachau Valley. Bikes were in good shape. Our guide, Nick, was fantastic - He was witty, knew a lot about the location and wines, and the bike pace was...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent in depth visit to key wineries

The trip was outstanding. A must to add to a visit to Vienna. Excellent guide, good setup and in depth visits to two wineries. The area is beautiful!More

Thank rochambeau54
VieExplorerTeam, Employee at Vienna Explorer Tours & Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Rochambeau54, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. Your feedback means a lot to the quality of our tours. We are glad that you enjoyed your Winery bike tour in the beautiful Wachau Valley. We hope to see you again...More

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16 September 2018|
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Response from Monica G | Reviewed this property |
The majority of this excursion is the biking with a small stop for lunch is a darling village. So ask the company if the village shops are closed at all. I highly doubt it as the village is also a cruise ship stop ( we... More
4 September 2018|
Response from Bug3 | Reviewed this property |
Just regular bikes. They were all "cruiser" style bikes with a limited number of gears. Very easy to ride. When I went on this trip, all the bikes were in very good condition.
Donna S
4 September 2018|
Response from Jodijo3227 | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe so. Our bike tour began at 930am and we did not return to the office until 8pm
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