Self-Guided Half Day Bike Tour in Vienna
Design your own tour and visit the sites and attractions Vienna is famous for. Rent a bike and explore Vienna at your own pace, just follow the map! ROUTES YOU MAY FOLLOW Ringstrasse, Hundertwasserhaus Inner City 3 - 4 hours, 15 km This route takes you around the Ringstrasse and through the center of old Vienna. Some of the highlights are: State Opera, Hundertwasserhaus, Johann Strauss Monument in the City Park (Stadtpark), Hofburg - the winter residence of the Habsburgs (the family that ruled Vienna and half of Europe for over 600 years), Spanish Riding School, Rathaus, St. Stephan's Cathedral, Vienna's most famous landmark, Danube Canal, Karlsplatz/Karlskirche, Parliament Klosterneuburg / Danube Island 3 - 5 hours, 40 km Combine nature and culture with this route! Ride along the banks of the Danube, enjoy a a beautiful view of the Vienna Woods, visit the north half of the Danube Island, cross the Danube by ferry or bridge and visit the famous monastery and Verdun Altar in the medieval town of Klosterneuburg. You may opt to visit one of the wine taverns in the Woods and enjoy a glass of wine and some local food! Music and Central Cemetery Full day if you visit all the places listed. Visit some of Vienna's most famous composers and see where they lived, composed and died. Among the tours you may choose to take are: - One of Mozart's apartments - Beethoven's memorial place, now a museum in beautiful Heiligenstadt - Central Cemetery to visit the graves of the great composers that have called Vienna their home - Johann Strauss' apartment (now also a museum) - Museums dedicated to Joseph Haydn and Franz Schubert Danube Island / Heurigen 3 - 4 hours, 25 km This tour is perfect for those who want to see something typically Viennese. You'll have an easy ride along the Danube to some of the vineyards on a small hill just outside the city. You may opt to visit a small wine tavern where you may have a glass of wine and experience a hilltop view of the city. Danube National Park / Lobau 3 - 4 hours, 25 km If you're looking for an out-of-town tour, a ride to the Danube National Park is perfect for you. As one of the last big untouched wetland areas in Europe, it's said to look like East Africa, but without the lions! On a nice day, the park is perfect for a swim or just ride, take a picnic lunch, and re-charge. Includes - 5-hour bike rental - Route map - Tour descriptions with information and safety tips Excludes - Meals and drinks - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs - Personal expenses Please Note - Adult helmets, child seats, bags, and baskets are available for an additional fee.
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