Vienna City Tour by Bike
Join your friendly guide for a thrilling bike ride along the romantic Danube Canal and through the fascinating city of Vienna. Along the way, you’ll traverse a bridge, cycle across a meadow and head to Vienna’s famous Ringstrasse boulevard, taking in such iconic sites as the distinctive domed Karlsplatz Church, the elegant State Opera House and the royal Habsburgs’ Imperial Palace. Enjoy some free time in the city, perhaps to try some sacher torte, shop for souvenirs or take photos. Then, follow your guide on a new path back to the ship that may include opportunities to see City Hall, the local university, Börse Palais concert hall, the giant ferris wheel and more.
Distance: 10 miles
Itineraries: Magna on the Danube, Romantic Danube, Melodies of the Danube, Legendary Danube, Blue Danube Discovery, Magnificent Europe, Grand Danube Cruise
Dürnstein Fortress Hike
As an alternative to a walking tour of this charming winemaking town, the more active guest may choose to venture high above for a visit to the majestic ruins of Kuenringer Castle, or “Dürnstein” (dry stone) castle from which Dürnstein derives its name. As you hike along the steep path, learn about Richard the Lionheart and the rich history of this strategic location along the Danube River. Enjoy some free time exploring the ruins and taking in the magnificent views of the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley.
Itineraries: Magna on the Danube, Romantic Danube, Melodies of the Danube, Legendary Danube, Blue Danube Discovery, Grand Danube Cruise
Blaye to Bourg Bike Tour
Bordeaux region, France
Enjoy spectacular views overlooking the Gironde Estuary and fairytale châteaux of the Right Bank. Cycle the “Captain’s Road,” a coastal road stretching from Blaye to Bourg. You will follow the steps of Santiago pilgrims as we ride along the cliffs to discover the sloping landscape of the Côtes de Bourg wine region, passing vineyards and mansions on our way to Bourg sur Gironde. The name is derived from its location on the Gironde Estuary, at the confluence of two rivers, the Garonne and the Dordogne.
Distance: 10 miles
Itinerary: Taste of Bordeaux
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