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Discover Vienna by Bike

Whether you’re on the world-renowned Ring Road, riding toward the Heuriger taverns in Grinzing or along the Danube Canal, you can also discover exciting sides of the city by bike. We offer our guests modern e-bikes and shall be happy to provide you with itinerary suggestions.

Our e-bike rental rates are:

Half-Day:  €21-   Full Day: €29-

Please note that children 12 years or younger must wear a helmet!

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Fancy riding through the Ring Road, along the Danube canal, or even all the way to Prater? Bikes are perfect for discovering Vienna, which is why we have compiled for you three different bike routes that will give you both an excellent overview of and detailed insight into the Austrian capital. All routes begin and end at our hotel and are designed to last a half day, a whole day, or several days. All three itineraries combine sports with culture and culinary delights.

Traveling through History on Vienna’s Ring

Starting from the hotel, it will take you only 10 minutes at most to reach the Ring Road, which marks the location of the former city walls. Today the Ring is a very important promenade and bike route with almost all of Vienna´s main tourist attractions. The route offers a pleasant ride along the Ring past many historic sights, each of which forms a perfect backdrop for a photo. The way back to the hotel is along the Danube Canal, where you can refresh yourself with a drink in one of the many beach bars.

Highlights of the route:

  • Main building of the University of Vienna
  • City Hall
  • Burgtheater
  • Parliament building
  • Maria-Theresa Square with the Museums of Natural History and Art History
  • Outer Gate and the Hofburg Palace
  • Vienna State Opera
  • City Park – Stadtpark
  • Danube Canal

Our recomMendations:

  • Café Landtmann – founded in 1873, it was the largest and most elegant café in Vienna, and is still one of the most popular today.
  • Vienna Museum of Art History – the museum celebrates its 125th anniversary this year and houses several temporary exhibitions. Tickets: €11,00 - €15,00 per person.
  • Café-Restaurant Burg.ring1.

Through the city

If you are already acquainted with the Ring or would like to explore Vienna by bike some more, we recommend a tour through the city center´s small alleyways. The route starts at the university and takes you through the alleyways of the historical center. You will pass by some of the historical sites and places and take your senses on a culinary and cultural journey. It continues through the alleyways, runs along part of the Ring, and heads back into the historical center.

Highlights of the tour:

  • Schottentor
  • Freyung – the Ferstel Palace
  • Michaelerplatz
  • Spanish Riding School
  • Hofburg palace
  • Josefplatz – National Library
  • Albertina Museum
  • Vienna State Opera
  • St. Stephen´s Cathedral
  • Jewish Holocaust Memorial
  • Jewish Museum Vienna

Our recomMendations:

  • Café Central - The famous traditional café located in the Ferstel Palace with a history of over 140 years. Throughout the years it was, and still remains, a popular café marked by its place in literary history of Vienna.
  • Spanish Riding School – the oldest institution in the world which prides itself in teaching traditional equestrian skills and performance.
  • Albertina Museum – Exhibitions Chagall to Malevich and Monet to Picasso; Tickets: €7.00 - €12.50 per person
  • Café Sacher Vienna - Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of traditional Austrian coffee house culture - and pamper yourself with a piece of the Original Sacher cake.
  • A guided tour through The First House on the Ring – the Vienna State Opera. Daily 40-minute guided tours in English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian or Japanese will offer you an insight into one of the most famous opera houses in the world. Tickets: €3.50 - €7.50 per person
  • St. Stephen´s Cathedral – free entry
  • Restaurant Figlmüller – traditional Austrian cuisine
  • Jewish Museum Vienna – Tickets: €5.00 - €10.00 per person

On wheels to the ferris wheel

You can combine this route with the previous ones, or treat it as an individual relaxing route that will take you all the way to the famous Prater. The route, if combined, will take you along the ring and its sightseeing spots, or, if taken along the Danube Canal, will give you the opportunity to relax in one of the many beach bars there. Be it the relaxed version or the itinerary for the more curious, the goal is the Prater, a 6 km² green area in Vienna’s second district, called Leopoldstadt. In addition to nature, the Prater is more known to visitors for its amusement park, and particularly for its giant ferris wheel. The Prater is a place where you can have fun in the amusement park or enjoy nature and the long and beautiful Prater Alley.

Highlights of the tour:

  • Historical city center
  • Danube Canal
  • Prater Alley
  • The Prater amusement park – the park celebrates its 250th anniversary this year with special offers and exhibitions for visitors.

Our recomMendations:

  • Tel Aviv Beach
  • Prater and the Prater Alley
  • Ring Road with its historical sights
  • Beer garden and restaurant Schweizerhaus

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