Durnstein to Tulln
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Leave the vineyards behind as you head to the romantic town of Tulln, famed for its beautiful market gardens and Art Nouveau painter Egon Schiele.
From Tulln, you can take a direct train to Vienna, the "City Of Music". The Austrian capital is filled with imperial architecture, world-class museums, and musical masterpieces. The local 'coffee-house' culture is a real treat, pop into one of the cafes and sample freshly baked cakes with your hot drink and watch the world go by. Settle into your comfortable, centrally located hotel and explore Vienna's elegant dining scene at night.
Alternatively, you could cycle into Vienna instead of taking the train and visit the impressive Stift Klösterneuburg Monastery along the way, adding 30km to your total distance. Please see the separate cycling route from Tulln to Vienna for the route information.
You may wish to pop into a cafe "Egon to Go" (see Points of Interest!) and treat yourself to an energising coffee and a homemade slice of cake before your short train journey to Vienna, the perfect way to refuel!
Rest stopsDurnstein Viewpoint
Weingut Simon Gattinger
Tulln Train Station
Egon To Go Coffee Shop
The Danube Cycle Path is one of Europe’s most popular cycling routes and is largely traffic-free. Where it is unavoidable there are short sections on roads that may become busier as you are entering or leaving towns, villages, and cities where traffic flow tends to be highest. Always wear a helmet when cycling. Our advice is to stay on the shoulder of the road where possible and take special care when crossing traffic.
Do remember to ride on the right-hand side of the road and whilst drivers in Europe are respectful of cyclists', please do be mindful of other road users at all times, obeying local road signs and any change in road conditions.
Before starting your ride it’s always worth inspecting your bike for any potential damage. Check for any damage to the frame, components, or wheels. Ensure there are no loose cables and that the tyres are inflated, and the brakes are working. If you are doubtful of the condition of your rental bike, please call the Rad & Reisen office.
This documentation is to be used in conjunction with your personalised tourbook which you should receive on arrival at your first hotel.
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Always be prepared to cycle through a change of weather conditions and do check for any local weather warnings before cycling. Make sure to always carry weather-appropriate gear and clothing with you (including sun protection). Most cyclists wear [fingerless] cycle gloves for some padding on the handlebars. Remember to always wear a helmet when cycling.
Don't forget a spare battery pack for your smartphone if you are using it for navigation. Always carry plenty of provisions including water, a packed lunch, and snacks to keep you fuelled during your ride.
Please note that different laws and regulations apply, depending on the country you are visiting. In Hungary, it is mandatory to wear a safety (high visibility) vest at night and in poor vision when you are riding outside of the city borders. Make sure that you are prepared and feel comfortable with rules for cyclists. Your information pack has a detailed equipment list which includes standard walking/cycling gear such as good walking boots or shoes, warm and waterproof clothes for the cooler months and lightweight clothing for summer and a day pack.
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