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Offline old gray cyclist

Danube Bike Trail
« on: October 22, 2018, 04:53:50 pm »
My wife and I are looking to ride the Danube Bike Trail (cycleway) in late June, early July 2018. Our plans are to ride from Donaueschingen Germany to Budapest, Hungary. We would love communicate with cyclists that have done some or all of this route.

We are especially interested in the logistics of bike transport and possible storage for a couple of months after our ride, as well as route conditions and housing.

Looking forward to being involved with this forum.

Offline John Nettles

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Re: Danube Bike Trail
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2018, 05:58:12 pm »
Welcome to the ACA forums!  You might have better luck by looking at the journals and forums over at  It is much more world oriented (though definitely North America slanted) than ACA.  Best, John

Offline Galloper

Re: Danube Bike Trail
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2018, 02:56:06 pm »
I rode some sections between Sigmaringen and Donauschingen 4 years ago and there were stretches that were rough farmtracks.   Further on heading east it improves greatly.   The standard for Germany and Austria is generally very high in terms of well laid and maintained paths so that was a bit of a surprise.   It may well be that that fairly small section has been improved by now.

I'm not familiar with the Austrian rail system but Germany has a very good bike/rail system with lots of trains having bike areas.

There is a very enjoyable book, "Dawdling by the Danube" by Edward Enfield that I'm sure you will find useful and a very pleasant read.