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Cycle the Danube trail

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The Danube cycle route is one of the most popular cycling routes in Europe, and rightly so, because it is a varied route that is interesting both in terms of culture and nature. The bicycle trail has for decades been one of the most cycled longer trails in the world. The Danube is next to the Volga the largest river on the European continent. 1000 kilometers longer than the Rhine. Everywhere around this trail you will find bicycle-friendly accommodation, cafés and restaurants. The Danube Bike Path passes through Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria.

The often grandiose views of the mountains, the wonderfully quiet car-free cycling and the nice towns and cozy cafes along the route make this a very suitable cycle trail for holidaymakers.

Best time to cycle

Spring (May and June) is the perfect time to ride the bike in Europe. But in general you can go for May to September. It is possible to cycle in April and October too, have in mind that temperatures in these months will be rather low and days shorter.

July and August can become very hot with more than 32 degrees Celsius (90°F) after mid-day.

This article was last updated on April 05, 2021.