Sunday, 02 August, Biking to Burg (castle) Kreuzenstein

Corona: Please follow the recommendations of the alpine associations of Austria, English translation on ACV (Alpine Club Vienna)

Hike Leader: Class: Ca. 40km

Description: Cycling for about 1.5 to 2 hours in each direction along the east side of the Danube river, on the Donau Island, mostly on asphalt. Last 3 or 4 km will be on a local road with some car traffic. Group should maintain an average pace of about 15 to 18 km per hour.

BEWARE: To reach the castle, the last 8 to 9 hundred meters require an accent of about 150 meters. This part of the ride will be challenging to difficult on a bike. Some participants may need to push the bike uphill.

Route: Donauinsel/ Reichsbrücke – Langenzersdorf – Tuttendörfl – Korneuburg – Leobendorf/Burg Kreuzenstein – Restaurant La Creperie (near Neue Donau U6 station) for early early dinner – Donauinsel/ Reichsbrücke


Meet: 11:30 at the Lighthouse tower (Leuchtturm), located near the Reichsbrücke on the Donauinsel and at 11:45 at the Neue Donau U6 station.

Return: depending on stay at La Creperie, after 18:00 (Reichsbrücke).

INDICATE in registration if you want to join for dinner.

Cost: 12 euros to enter castle with guide tour (available in German only) plus cost for your dinner and drinks.

Registration: 31 July. ALSO, during registration, indicate if you want to join for dinner.

Note: BRING A MASK FOR TOUR OF CASTLE. Guided tours normally start on the hour and last between 45 and 60 minutes, depending on the size of the group.

Make sure your bike and brakes are in good condition, bring a lock for your bike and plenty of water.

Registered: 2

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