Wachau Valley Wine Tasting Bike Tour From Vienna

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  • Duration: 9 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Vienna Explorer, Franz-Josefs-Kai 45, 1010 Wien, Austria
  • Return Details :
    Spittelau S+U, 1090 Vienna, Austria
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    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Spend one 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.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Stop At: Vienna-austria">Vienna Explorer Tours & Day Trips, Vienna

Leave Vienna behind for a full day in the countryside. We'll meet at the Vienna Explorer office.
Imagine a glorious Austrian day of sipping, swirling and slurping through one of the countrys best winemaking regions, the Wachau Valley. Does it sound wonderful? Make it a reality on this guided bike tour from Vienna!

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Wachau Valley, Joching, Lower Austria

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. Youll 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.

Pass By: Wein & Wachau, Melk, Lower Austria

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.

Pass By: Burgruine Duernstein, Durnstein, Lower Austria

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


Guided bike tour including bike rental

Wine tastings and other local specialties

Professional guide

Helmet and rain poncho for the duration of the tour

Transport by train to and from the Wachau Valley



Lunch at local restaurant

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Total cycling distance is approx. 16 miles (25 kilometers)

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Routes may vary due to weather or other factors

Lunch is available at one of the local wine taverns (approx. 9.50 euros payable directly). Vegetarian option is also provided.

Electric bikes are available for an extra fee of 20 euros (must be reserved in advance, payable on the day), subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

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  • 07-Oct-2019

    This was a well executed tour. Our guide, Tomas, was highly personable and professional. His English was excellent and commentary interesting.
    The bikes were in great condition. The wine-tasting stops were interesting .
    Overall it was a fun way to spend the day. I highly recommend this tour!

  • 01-Oct-2019

    Jens was a great guide! He kept it fun and interesting and was able to make a group of strangers feel like friends. And of course the scenery and wine were superb! I would definitely do this one again!

  • 10-Sep-2019

    This was a tour that we had been looking forward to for months. Our expectations were high, and the experience exceeded our expectations. Our tour guide, Hugo, was smart, funny, and organized. He explained each wine in great detail which only added to the experience. He took time so talk with each of us individually which made us feel like a large family. I would highly recommend this tour and, of course, Hugo.

  • 09-Sep-2019

    We had an amazing time with Jan biking through the Wachau Valley! Tour is well thought-out - we met at a very reasonable hour (unlike many other tours), took the subway and train together to a garage where the bikes were stored. The scenery here is amazing!! At the first winery we were surprised how much wine they gave us to try and we actually ended up buying some to bring home. Pack light because this a great place to get wine and other things like apricot liqueur and jams. Lunch was great and quick - we even had time to run up to the castle ruins which was an amazing view but I do think we missed out on some shopping. The second winery is beautiful and though we liked the wine less than the first stop, it was still a great stop! The biking is pretty leisurely, and mostly on protected bike lanes. We definitely felt safe the entire time. Our group was great and pretty small (~8) so we got to know everyone and really just had the best day. We were a little early so we had time to stop for ice cream on the way back, too!

    Special shout out to Jan who was an amazing guide! He is so intelligent, informed, and curious - the absolute best traits in someone leading you for the day.

  • 02-Sep-2019

    From riding the train to bike riding to wine tasting everything was great and most definitely worth the price. Tomas was a fantastic guide and I'd recommend the experience to anyone who likes traveling and drinking wine. It was a lot of fun.

  • 26-Aug-2019

    We can't imagine a lovelier way to explore the Danube than by cycling in the sun and drinking wine! The ride was around 26km which was quite comfortable. Our group was only 12 people which was a nice number and our guide Stefan spent the whole day with us and made it very enjoyable. We definitely recommend!

  • 21-Aug-2019

    As many reviews have stated, Iolo is a very good guide on this tour and makes it well worth your time. He is very knowledgeable about the area and a very energetic proponent for what makes it interesting to visit. He also does a good job of circulating among the cyclists to make sure everything is OK and engage a little bit, as well as making sure at any directional change along the route to stop to make sure everyone is accounted for. We enjoyed the wines and the places he chose, the cycling is pretty easy for the most part but a few people did fall a little behind so I suppose it was a little bit challenging. The climb to the old castle was far more challenging, mostly in that it was a sweaty endeavor on a hot day! The small cities along the Danube are beautiful, as is cycling through the grape vines, so I think there will be a little something for everyone.

  • 08-Jul-2019

    Hugo was a wonderful guide- friendly and personable, but also completely on the ball. The day was delightful and ran completely smoothly.

  • 03-Jul-2019

    Great bike trip, everything went cery smoothly! Iola was so enthusiastic, friendly, entertaining and knowledgeable. I would definitely request him. Fabulous trip !

  • 03-Jul-2019

    Amazing! Our guide, Seline, was really nice. The route was beatiful and easy to bike. The day was beatiful!

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