Outfitter recognized for their rider-friendly tour, “Bicycling the Danube”
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – OUTSIDE, America’s leading active lifestyle magazine, has selected “Bicycling the Danube from Germany to Vienna Plus! Budapest,” as one of the 6 best cycling tours in Europe. The folks at Outside specifically highlighted that the, “Cycling culture runs deep in Europe, making it one of the best destinations for a two-wheeled tour. The locals will not only respect you on the road, they’ll also embrace you in the pub, taverna, or café for taking the time to explore their countries in such a civilized manner.”
Operated by the award-winning bicycling tour operator, ExperiencePlus!, this popular ride was honored not only for its rider-friendly terrain, but also for its staff of extensively trained guides, trusty mechanics, and support vehicles. This leisurely route traverses a network of paved paths and country roads along the banks of the storied Danube River. Riders of all abilities will enjoy cycling through the historic Eastern European countryside including two of its most revered capitals, Vienna and Budapest (including a rest day in Vienna). This 13-day, 526-mile ride (named by National Geographic Traveler as one of the “50 Tours of a Lifetime”), begins in Germany, winds past impressive Bavarian monasteries, verdant Austrian vineyards, and pristine Hungarian villages before ending in the imperial city of Budapest.
Fully supported and guided departures start at $5,500 and include use of a 27- to 30-gear titanium bike (or an aluminum tandem with e-bike option), all breakfasts, and most dinners.
Bicycle tour specialist ExperiencePlus!, a leader in international tourism, has been family-owned since 1972. The first U.S. based tour operator to offer bicycle tours in Italy, ExperiencePlus! has expanded to include tours in 22 countries, blending true cycling expertise with innovative routes and off-the-beaten-path immersion. Encouraging authentic and engaging cultural exploration, the company separates itself from competitors with innovative and strategic bicycle tour offerings: Dedicated, personal attention; extraordinary cycling routes marked with easy to follow chalk dust arrows; high quality bicycles; and a “family” of interesting, fun, and down-to-earth customers.
OUTSIDE is America’s leading active lifestyle brand. Since 1977, OUTSIDE has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world outside. The OUTSIDE family includes OUTSIDE magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer’s Guides, Outside Online, Outside Television, Outside Events, Outside+ tablet edition, Outside Books, and now Outside GO, a revolutionary, 21st-century adventure-travel company.