Blue Danube & Green Paths Travel Guide

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Discover hidden Pearls along the Danube

Blue Danube & Green Paths

Travel Guide

Discover hidden Pearls along the Danube


The Danube loop in Schlögen

© WGD Donau Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH-Kaindlstorfer


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The source of the Danube The Iron Gate The Danube Delta

© Transdanube.Pearls © Danube Competence Center © Transdanube.Pearls

THE DANUBE

With 2.888 km from the source to the delta,

the Danube is the second longest river

in Europe. It connects a wealth of people,

cultures and countries. The majestic river

winds its way through 10 European countries

(Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary,

Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova

and the Ukraine) before it empties into

the Black Sea.

The Danube unites, divides, fascinates and

touches. It has shaped countries and their

people – scenically, historically and culturally.

Each section of the river is unique and

emits its own magical attraction. From impressive

natural wonders to architectural

witnesses of a rich and turbulent past, to

charming villages and vibrant metropolises

on the banks of the Danube. These

exceptional attractions line up like pearls

on a string.

The queen of Europe‘s rivers is a promising

and unconventional travel destination

that knows no bounds and is just waiting

to be discovered.


BLUE DANUBE

GO WITH THE FLOW

The Danube sets the course and paves the way for an expedition

with a variety of environmentally friendly means

of transportation. The picturesque landscapes through which

the Danube flows, the cultural treasures and the culinary delights

of the Danube region can be easily explored without a

car and thus stress-free.

In this brochure you will find suggestions, tips and information

on 13 outstanding Danube.Pearls from nine Danube

countries, which offer you the opportunity to experience the

Danube region in a gentle and adventurous way. Discover

the European lifeline from a variety of perspectives: by train,

on a bicycle along the Danube Cycle Route or with a canoe,

kayak, etc.

So let’s get moved

by the Danube!

Ulmer Münster

© Transdanube.Pearls

© Radulescu


© WGD Donau Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH-Hochhauser © ÖBB-Laresser

The journey is the reward

It is not where you are going, it’s about how you get there

The Danube is one of the most promising tourist destinations in Europe. To reach the Danube and

explore its diverse attractions, most tourists use their private car, this entails a negative impact on the

environment and the local population.

In order to counter this situation and to steer it in a different direction, 15 project partners from nine

countries have joined forces in the Transdanube.Pearls project and are pursuing a common vision:

To perceive the entire Danube region as a unique The main aim is, to build a network of destinations

– so called Danube.Pearls – which will allow

destination in which tourists as well as inhabitants

can move around with socially fair, economically tourists to travel in an environmentally friendly

viable, environmentally friendly and health-promoting

mobility services.

• to the respective Pearls,

way

• from one Pearl to another and

• within each Pearl.

Transdanube.Pearls

Project Partners:

Germany:

Danube Office Ulm/Neu-Ulm

Austria:

Environment Agency Austria,

WGD Danube Upper Austria Tourism Ltd.,

Regionalmanagement Burgenland Ltd.

Slovakia:

Bratislava Self-Governing Region

Hungary:

Government of Baranya County, West Pannon

Regional and Economic Development Public

Nonprofit Ltd.

Slovenia:

Development agency Sinergija

Croatia:

City of Vukovar

Serbia:

Danube Competence Center, Regional

Development Agency Eastern Serbia

Romania:

National Institute for Research and Development

in Tourism, The South-East Regional

Development Agency

Bulgaria:

Club “Sustainable Development of Civil Society”,

Regional Administration of Vidin Region

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Graz Graz

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Hartberg Hartberg

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Stockerau Stockerau

Tulln Tulln

Göllersdorf Göllersdorf

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Laa Laa

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Wiener Wiener

Neustadt Neustadt

Ternitz Ternitz

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Mosonmagyaróvár

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Klosterneuburg

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Mödling Mödling

Mattersburg Mattersburg

Bernstein Bernstein

Heiligenkreuz Heiligenkreuz

i.L. i.L.

Brno Brno

BΩeclav BΩeclav

WIEN WIEN

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Main hubs: Donaueschingen & Ulm

Ajka

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Komárom Komárom

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Ottenschlag

Großpetersdorf

Großpetersdorf

Windischgarsten

Windischgarsten

Gleisdorf

Gleisdorf

Oberpullendorf

Oberpullendorf

By train from Donaueschingen to Ulm/Neu-Ulm (duration approx. 2-2,5h)

Deutsche Bahn: +49 800 1507090, www.reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Bicycle transportation is free of charge

Ulm/Neu-Ulm – Danube Upper Austria

Main hubs: Ulm, Passau & Linz

By train from Ulm to Passau (duration approx. 4-5h)

Zvolen Zvolen

Hont. Hont.

Nemce Nemce

Deutsche Bahn: +49 800 1507090, www.reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

By ship from Passau to Linz (duration approx. 5h)

Donauschifffahrt Wurm & Noé

+43 732 78 36 07, www.donauschifffahrt.eu

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

¬ahy

Esztergom Esztergom

Vác Vác

E71

Aba

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E75

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Dunaföldvár Dunaföldvár

Banská Banská

Bystrica Bystrica

By train from Ulm to Linz (duration approx. 4-5h; stopover in Munich)

ÖBB: +43 5 17 17, www.fahrplan.oebb.at

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

Danube Upper Austria – Lake Neusiedl

Main hubs: Linz, Vienna & Neusiedl am See

By train from Linz to Neusiedl am See

(duration approx. 2,5h; stopover in Vienna)

ÖBB: +43 5 17 17, www.fahrplan.oebb.at

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

Ercsi

E73

E50

E77

E77

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ULM/NEU-ULM

TWO CITIES, ONE DESTINATION

Linked and yet divided by the Danube: the old former free

imperial city of Ulm in Baden-Württemberg and the new

city of Neu-Ulm in Bavaria. Ulm is the birthplace of Albert Einstein

and is characterized by its historic and picturesque fishermen’s

quarter and the gothic Minster which is the highest

church building in the world. Neu-Ulm offers a unique panorama

on the Danube, beautiful parks in the heart of the city and

a modern shopping center. The cities form a cultural center

between medieval and modern times; with many museums,

traditional festivals and regional cuisine. Sport enthusiasts can

enjoy a bicycle tour along the popular Danube Cycle Route.

Moreover, the twin-cities provide the perfect starting point for

exploring the neighbouring areas by train or bike, such as the

source of the Danube in Donaueschingen, the Swabian Alb

with its magnificent countryside, romantic towns and the historic

cloisters in Upper Swabia. The region gained attention

in 2017 with the “Caves and Ice-Age Art of the Swabian Alb”,

which received the UNESCO world heritage label. The world’s

oldest known musical instruments and figurative artworks

have been discovered here. They are made of mammoth ivory

and date back 40.000 years! A visit of the caves shows how

ice-age inhabitants lived in former times.

Ulm Minster

© Transdanube.Pearls-Radulescu


Foto Oleg Kuchar © Museum Ulm, Deutschland

Foto Radulescu © Transdanube.Pearls

Medieval times meet modern times in Ulm and Neu-Ulm

A trip to the twin-cities guarantees a special experience: You will visit the magical old town, picturesque

quarters and old lanes right next to contemporary buildings. Enjoy calm and relaxing recreational areas

along the Danube or visit historic caves and bring to life the ice-artist within you.

Highlights in Ulm/Neu-Ulm

Highlights in the region

• Ulm Minster

UNESCO world heritage “Caves and Ice-Age Art

• Fishermen’s and Tanners’ Quarter

of the Swabian Alb”: www.welt-kultursprung.de

• Fortress of Ulm

• 3 caves in the Ach Valley (Hohle Fels,

• City park Glacis Neu-Ulm

Geißenklösterle, Sirgenstein)

Hint: Get the UlmCard and enjoy free public • 3 caves in the Lone Valley (Vogelherd,

transport and free entrance to attractions!

Hohlenstein-Stadel, Bockstein)

Contact

Tourist-Information Ulm/Neu-Ulm, Münsterplatz 50, DE-89073 Ulm

+49 731 161 2830, gruppen@tourismus.ulm.de, www.tourismus.ulm.de

Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hub: Ulm: railway station

Trains: Deutsche Bahn – www.bahn.de,

+49 800 150 7090; Bicycle transportation is free

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of charge (only on regional trains in Baden-Württemberg)

Bus lines: DING – www.ding.eu,

+49 1805 77 99 66 (fee-based)

Bike rental: upon request for 12 €/day at the

Tourist Information Ulm/Neu-Ulm

EV 6 – Danube Cycle Route:

www.deutsche-donau.de

• 200 km from Donaueschingen to Ulm

• 400 km from Ulm to Passau via Regensburg

• Transport service for luggage from Donaueschingen

to Regensburg

• Bed and bike accommodations

UlmCard: (one-day: 17€; two-days: 22€)

• Free use of public transport within the city

boundaries of Ulm and Neu-Ulm (DING)

• Free entrance to 8 museums and to the tower

of Ulm Minster

• Free guided city tour

• One city bike free of charge for one day (upon

request)

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Tourist-Information Ulm/Neu-Ulm

+49 731 161 2830, gruppen@tourismus.ulm.de


DANUBE UPPER AUSTRIA

JEWELS BEYOND A POSTCARD VIEW

Do you remember that feeling when your heart started

pumping as soon as the curtain rose at the puppet

theater and revealed its magnificent setting? This is the same

childlike joy that everyone experiences when they step out

onto the platform that provides a view of the Danube loop

in Schlögen. It is the flagship of the Upper Austrian Danube

region, which extends from Passau, 180 km downstream, to

the small village of Grein. Starting from the steep bank slopes

at “Donau engtal”, up to the wild and romantic shores in

“Strudengau”. In the middle of it all lies Linz. The UNESCO City

of media arts is a vibrant melting pot of cultural hotspots lined

up right next to the Danube. Coincidence? We don’t think so!

Here incredibly moving nature, superb cultural experiences

and charming spots shape the route of the river in Upper Austria.

Discovering the region along the Danube Cycle Route or

by foot on the Donausteig, you inevitably embark on a search

for the extraordinary, as the people living on the shores offer

outstanding treasures & delicacies. From a master chocolatier

to one of the last traditional boat builders, who invites to

change your perspective and discover the Danube from the

water. These people shape the Danube region, so come and

dive into your own Danube story!

The famous Danube loop Schlögen

© WGD Donau Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH-Hochhauser


© WGD Donau Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH-Erber © WGD Donau Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH-Erber

“Upper Danube Valley” Family Tour

The cycling tour from Passau to Linz takes you through a unique landscape along the Danube Cycle

Route. The Upper Austrian Danube Region is a cultural treasure chest! You will face castles, monasteries

as well as one-of-a-kind museums, where you can discover the Danube at its best. Enjoy the water

experience museum “Mini Danube” or be your own captain on the Danube in an original zille-boat.

Services

• 5 nights in a double room with breakfast

• Luggage transfer Passau-Linz

• Return transfer Linz-Passau by train

• Passenger shipping from Passau to Engelhartszell

including bicycle

Contact

Donau Touristik GmbH, Lederergasse 4-12, AT-4020 Linz

Add on (Family Special)

• Ride on Austria’s steepest railway to Linz’s local

mountain “Pöstlingbergbahn”

• Tickets for the zoo in Linz

• Zillenfahrt (Boat-Tour) on the Danube “Be a

captain on the Danube

+43 732 2080, office@donautouristik.com, www.familie.donaureisen.at

from

€ 419,–

per person

Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hubs: Passau: railway station /

Linz: railway station

Trains: ÖBB Trains, ÖBB Radtramper Donau,

Donauuferbahn between Grein & Linz – www.

oebb.at, +43 5 17 17

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

Bus lines: OÖVV – www.ooevv.at,

+43 732 66 10 10 66

Passenger shipping between Linz & Passau:

www.donauschifffahrt.eu, +43 732 78 36 07

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

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EV 6 – Danube Cycle Route: www.donauradweg.at

• 150 km perfect cycling infrastructure between

Passau & Grein + 41 round trips

• 11 Bike ferries

• E-charging stations (Region wide)

• Bed and bike accommodations

• On request: individual luggage transfer at

Austria-Radreisen GmbH between Passau &

Vienna – www.austria-radreisen.at,

+43 7712 5511 0

Donausteig-Trail: www.donausteig.at, 450 km

hiking trail + 49 Donausteig-loop trails

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

WGD Donau Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH

+43 732 72 77 800, info@donauregion.at


LAKE NEUSIEDL

HOLIDAY WITH OVER 300 SUNNY DAYS

Recreation, sport, nature and culture in Burgenland! With

more than 300 days of sunshine a year and the mild pannonian

climate, vacationers and those seeking relaxation feel

particularly well all year around in the east of Austria. A variety

of sights from the Esterházy palace & the Haydn house at the

provincial capital Eisenstadt to the village museum Mönchhof

and the Familypark are waiting for you to discover them. Wellknown

cultural events such as the “Seefestspiele Mörbisch” are

cultural highlights in the summer season.

The unique natural landscape with its wide plains, idyllic vineyards

and a unique habitat has been declared a UNESCO world

heritage site. With its extraordinary flora & fauna the national park

“Neusiedler See – Seewinkel” excites its spectators. Surfing, sailing,

stand-up paddling and relaxing in the St. Martins Spa are also

available so water lovers get their money’s worth!

The proximity to Vienna and Bratislava and the various recreational

offers characterize the holiday region. Cycling enthusiasts

feel at home here due to the over 1.000 km of cycle paths,

spread over 40 cycle routes around the lake. These go through

the parks and the world heritage region of Lake Neusiedl and

provide versatile offers for sporty visitors.

Relax at Lake Neusiedl

© NTG/steve.haider.com


© NTG/Dieter Steinbach © NTG/Birgit Machtinger

Lake Neusiedl Card

Every guest who spends a night in one of over 750 partner accommodation businesses, receives the

Lake Neusiedl Card absolutely free and as a result can use 50 free services.

Free of charge and advantageous.

Lido hopping at Lake Neusiedl with countless Neusiedl-Leitha Hills nature reserve and the

lakeside swimming pools and open air pools that St. Margarethen quarry.

are waiting to be discovered by guests. Many To ensure climate-friendly mobility within the

places of cultural interest like castles, museums pearl, overnight guests which own the Lake

and exhibitions are open for Lake Neusiedl guests Neusiedl Card can also use public transport in the

during regular opening hours. Free entry also region free of charge.

applies for excursions in the Lake Neusiedl-Seewinkel

National Park, the world heritage Lake

Contact

Neusiedler See Tourismus GmbH, Obere Hauptstraße 24, AT-7100 Neusiedl am See

+43 2167 8600, info@neusiedlersee.com, www.neusiedlersee.com

Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hubs:

Vienna: main railway station / Neusiedl am See:

railway station / Bratislava: railway station

Trains: ÖBB trains, 40 min. from Vienna and

45 min. from Bratislava Petržalka to “Neusiedl

am See”, www.oebb.at, +43 5 17 17,

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

Bus lines: VOR AnachB route planner –

www.anachb.at, +43 800 22 23 24

Cycle Routes: 40 cycle paths with approx.

1.000 km, Lake Neusiedl bike path B10 awarded

with 5 stars (ADFC), many resting areas around

the lake, free cycle route App –

www.neusiedlersee.com, +43 2167 8600

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Bicycle ferries: 6 bicycle ferries in the region of

Lake Neusiedl, www.neusiedlersee.com,

+43 2167 8600

Bike & e-bike services: numerous bike rental

and bike service stations available, bike cabs on

demand, www.neusiedlersee.com,

+43 2167 8600

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Mobility Center Burgenland

+43 2682 210 70, office@b-mobil.info


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Slovak Rails: +421 24 48 58 188, www.slovakrail.sk

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

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Main hubs: Mosonmagyaróvár, Budapest, Murska Sobota

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stopover in Budapest) MÁV Railway Corp: +36 1 3 49 49 49,

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BRATISLAVA REGION

WATER & WINE, HISTORY & SUN

Bratislava Region is the smallest region in Slovakia in terms

of size, but the variety of remarkable places makes it one

of the most interesting ones! The region is rich in aesthetic

natural landscapes and important monuments. There are

outstanding viewpoints, beautiful forests, bike paths along

the Danube, interesting geological sites and impressive historical

and sacred sites. Bratislava Region has its very own

little hotspots, where the region can be experienced to its

fullest.

Záhorie, which lies west of the capital, is a natural paradise

in which pine forests dominate. The little Carpathians (north

of the capital) are decorated by vineyards. Here you can

experience folk tradition up close and good wine as well

as excellent food. Senec, east of Bratislava, is known for its

clean lakes. Podunajsko (Danube area) is mainly associated

with the Danube and is characterized by water sports such as

canoeing, sailing and rafting. Here you can find hot springs

and outdoor swimming pools, which are open all year round.

Finally, there is of course Bratislava, the metropolis, the gate

to the region, with its vibrant and lively happenings.

Panorama of Bratislava City

© Bedrich Schreiber


Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hub:

Bratislava: main railway station and bus station

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Trains: Slovak Rails – www.slovakrail.sk,

+421 24 48 58 188, info@slovakrail.sk

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

RegioJet – www.regiojet.sk, +421 2 2050 2020,

info@regiojet.sk, Offers bike trips combined with a

train in the Danube region

© Dominik Bugár, Július Kotus © Bedrich Schreiber

Visit Záhorie

with the

Záhoráčik Train

Special train with bicycle transportation

Route: Záhorská Ves – Zohor – Plavecké

Podhradie

Every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday (April–

October) 3x/day

Hints for a visit: International Cycle Route: EV 13

- Iron Curtain Trail, ferry boat crossing the border

(Záhorská Ves-Angern), Plavecký castle, Malacky,

tourist routes through Small Carpathians

Contact

Visit the Small

Carpathian region

Small Carpathian Express with bicycle transportation

Route: Bratislava – Pezinok – Modra – Zochova

chata – Castle Červený Kameň

Every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday (June–

September) 4x/day

Hints for a visit: Slovenský Grob, Svätý Jur,

Pezinok, Modra, Zochova chata, Castle Červený

Kameň

Tourist Information Centre, Klobučnícka 2 , SK-811 01 Bratislava, +421 2 16 186

or +421 2 593 56 652, touristinfo@visitbratislava.com, www.visitbratislava.com

Bus lines:

Slovak Lines a.s. – www.slovaklines.sk/main-page,

+421 2 55 422 734, info@slovaklines.sk

Dopravný podnik mesta Bratislava a.s. –

www.imhd.sk/ba/public-transport,

+421 2 5950 5950, info@dpb.sk

Integrated transport system of the Bratislava

Region (IDS BK) – www.idsbk.sk/en,

+421 948 102 102, info@bid.sk

With the agreement of the bus driver and for an

extra fee, bicycle transportation is possible

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Bratislava Tourist Board

+421 2 16 186, touristinfo@visitbratislava.com


SZIGETKÖZ

THE HEART OF THE DANUBE

Surrounded by the Danube and Mosoni-Danube, the

Szigetköz, is the largest Hungarian island. Due to its central

location along the river, its lively and endless labyrinth of small

Danube branches and its extremely rich flora and fauna it is

called the “Heart of Danube”.

Lovers of canoeing and cycling can wander along the Danube-branches

and quarry lakes fringed with forests. The varied,

picturesque sceneries offer unforgettable experiences for visitors.

Boat trips, exciting small bay beaches, horse-riding and

jaunting car tours as well as fishing opportunities make Szigetköz

a real paradise. Along the EV 6 - Danube Cycle Route

(entering the area at Rajka border town) tourists can obtain

information about Szigetköz at all service providers or at the

mobility center in Moson magyaróvár city. The abundant offers

of accommodations in Szigetköz satisfy every demand, ranging

from four-star castle hotel, wellness hotels and B&Bs to nature

friendly quality campsites. Good restaurants offering local

and international cuisine are also very popular. The Heart of

Danube is easily and quickly accessible by train or the Danube

Cycle Route, which connects Vienna and Budapest. Several experienced

tour operators offer personalized tourist services for

Szigetköz guests.

The labyrinth of branches

© www.szigetkozportal.hu


© www.szigetkozportal.hu ©www.szigetkozportal.hu

Discover the “Heart of Danube

Feel the pure nature by discovering the Danube branches and enjoy a once in a lifetime Danube experience

in the Szigetköz area, as it offers unlimited possibilities. You can ride a bike along the island or

paddle through the labyrinth of Danube branches. Enjoy a jaunting car or a horse-riding tour and learn

more about the richness of nature in the Futura Interactive Science Adventure Center. Jump into the

natural water or get a glimpse of the pampering services at one of the spas. Taste local food specialities

of the Szigetköz like fish soup or fish with vinegar.

Services

• Accommodation: from campsites to **** hotels

• Bike and canoe rental opportunities

Guided bike and boat tours (jaunting car rides

and horse-riding tours if needed)

Contact

• Gastronomy experiences (tasting local spirits

“pálinka” and other specialities)

Guided tours to the science centers in Mosonmagyaróvár

or Dunasziget

Szigetköz Turizmusáért Egyesület (DMO Szigetköz), HU-9200 Mosonmagyaróvár, Magyar u. 9.

+3696 206 304, info@szigetkozportal.hu, www.szigetkozportal.hu

Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hubs:

Mosonmagyaróvár: railway station and bus

station / Rajka: railway station

Trains:

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MÁV Railway Corp. – www.mavcsoport.hu/en or

GySEV Railway Corp. – www2.gysev.hu

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

Bus lines:

The bus line network is covering the whole

region of the Szigetköz: www.menetredek.hu

Local bus lines:

are available in Mosonmagyaróvár –

www.enykk.hu

Cycle Routes:

The Tourism Destination Management of the

Szigetköz area offers a lot of opportunities for

cycling along the Szigetköz or along the

EV 6 - Danube Cylce Route –

www.szigetkozportal.hu/en

Bike and canoe rentals:

Several rentals are available for tourists –

www.szigetkozportal.hu/en

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Szigetköz Turizmusáért Egyesület

+3696 206 304, info@szigetkozportal.hu


POMURJE

A PLACE WHERE TIME RUNS SLOWER

There are certain landscapes, which grant people with

inspiration or warmth and give them a new strength to

refill their energy. If you are looking for one of those places,

Pomurje is perfect for you. In the northeast of Slovenia, where

the dreamy Pannonian plain is surrounded by hills covered with

fields, forests and vineyards, you will find time for yourself and

your loved ones. Experience peace, serenity and nature. Stop

for a moment and listen to the songs of the birds, relax your

eyes at the endless plains of colourful fields, cross the mystic

Mura river on traditional wooden boats, reserve a bed in one of

many tourist farms and let yourself go Pomurje-style. Feel the

tradition and taste unique local cuisine. Treat yourself with local

ham, meat from tünka, dödoli, prekmurska gibanica, bograč

and other culinary delights that you cannot get anywhere else.

Enjoy your moment with a glass of wine accompanied by a

breath-taking view on the picturesque wine-bearing terraces.

Discover Pomurje and its hidden corners with a scenic bicycle

trip on the more than 600 km of marked bicycle trails. Jump

into the thermal water, or dance to the rhythm of the accordion

at a local feast. They say that time in Pomurje runs slower. Why

hurry when the local countryside beckons you with its peacefulness

and picturesque nature to stop and stay awhile.

Vinarium tower in Lendava hills

© Kristijan Jesenovic


Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hub:

Murska Sobota: railway station and bus station

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Trains:

Slovenske železnice – www.slo-zeleznice.si,

+386 1999, connecting Pomurje Pearl with other

Slovenian regions & neighbouring countries

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

© RC MS © RC MS

Discover Pomurje on bike

The cycling tour around Pomurje will serve you with great views, unique cuisine, relaxing moments and

the hospitality of local people

Recommendation/Plan: 4 nights in a hotel in Murska Sobota or surroundings

DAY 1 – Murska Sobota: discover the city by bike

DAY 2 – Put your bike on the bus to Lendava.

Discover the town and its rich culture. Move to

the hills and enjoy the views. Return by bike to

Murska Sobota and discover the attractions of

Pomurje’s lowlands and also the Expano pavilion.

Test your motor skills on 35 different devices

in the exercise park at Sobota Lake.

Contact

DAY 3 – Take a tour to Ljutomer with some

hiking to the vineyards of Jeruzalem

DAY 4 – Hills of Goričko are waiting to be explored:

majestic castles, churches and the oldest

Volcano

DAY 5 – Relax in Moravske Toplice: Start with a

tour to Bukovnica lake and finish it with relaxation

in the thermal water of Terme 3000

Touristic information centre Murska Sobota, Slovenska cesta 41, SI-9000 Murska Sobota

+386 2 53 41 130, turizem@zkts-ms.si, www.visitpomurje.eu

Bus lines:

to the Pearl: Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana –

www.ap ljubljana.si

within the Pearl: Avtobusni promet Murska

Sobota AP MS d.d. – www.apms.si,

+386 2 530 16 00

Bike- & E-Bike rentals:

Soboški biciklin –

www.soboskibiciklin.si

TIC Moravske Toplice –

www.moravske-toplice.com

Expano MS – www.expano.si

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Mobility – Information Center Murska Sobota

+386 2 53 41 130, turizem@zkts-ms.si


MOHÁCS

HIDDEN GEM ON THE DANUBE BANKS

Throughout the entire year, one of the oldest settlements

of Hungary offers a great destination for guests

with interests in history, gastronomy, culture, relaxation and

recreation. The multinational town is surrounded by protected

nature reserves and entices visitors with a splendid

Danube view, historical buildings and its Mediterranean air.

Mohács has unique natural values, architecture, technical

history and even renowned folk customs. Tourists can get a

glimpse of the past and the present while visiting the national

memorial site of Mohács, the votive church, the town hall, the

Saint Nicolas water-mill and tread-mill, the Busó court and

the Kanizsai Dorottya museum. The cultural treasures of the

multinational town are also worth exploring by visiting the

outstanding workshops of potters and mask carvers. Besides

the masked procession of the Busó carnival, which is a part

of the world heritage, there are several spectacular events

and folk customs to participate in. When looking for a little

recreational time, you shouldn’t miss the town’s swimming

pool and spa. Apart from all these attractions, Mohács offers

a rich gastronomy and great local wines that contribute to

the quality of the time spent here. So, see you in the “Land

of Busós”!

Historical Memorial Park

© Transdanube.Pearls


Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hub:

Mohács: railway station and bus station

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Trains:

from Mohács to Pècs via Villány and from Villány to

Beli Manastir in Croatia: www.mavcsoport.hu/en

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

© Dóra Tóth © Tourinform Iroda-Mohács

Legends and adventures on the banks of

the Danube

Come and explore Mohács, a hidden gem of Europe, right along the banks of the Danube and in the

embrace of nature reserves resting on the three borders of Hungary, Croatia and Serbia. Find out about

our values: The world heritage “Busó Carnival”-event, the history of the battle of Mohács, our sights

and monuments, museums, traditional handicrafts and the local gastronomy.

Services

Accommodation: Hotel Pannon for 2 nights

Boards: buffet breakfast in the hotel, lunch and

dinner in a restaurant of your choice

Sights to visit: national memorial Site of Mohács,

Busó court, Kanizsai Dorottya museum, Saint

Contact

Nicolas water-mill and tread-mill, town hall, white

stork museum, pottery workshop, votive church

Optional possibilities: Bicycle and kayak rental,

swimming pool, boat trip, dinner with wine

tasting.

Tourinform Iroda-Mohács, HU-7700 Mohács, Széchenyi tér 1.

+36 69 505 515, mohacs@tourinform.hu, www.mohacs.hu

from approx.

€ 130,–

/person

for 2 nights

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41150,–

HUF/person

for 2 nights

Bus lines:

www.volanbusz.hu/en

Cycle routes:

EV 6 - Danube Cyle Route – www.eurovelo.com

EV 13 - Iron Curtain Trail – www.eurovelo.com

Bike-, canoe-, and kayak rental:

Mohács (Indóház Street, Mohács),

+36 20 378 0033, +36 69 505 515,

mohacs@tourinform.hu, www.mohacs.hu

Boat trips:

Dunasafari – +36 70 3888980,

info@dunasafari.hu, www.dunasafari.hu

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Tourinform Iroda-Mohács

+36 69 505 515 , mohacs@tourinform.hu


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Pearl hopping: Helpful hints

Mohács – Vukovar

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Main hubs: Mohács, Villany, Beli Manastir & Osijek

Trains from Mohács to Osijek (stopover in Villany and Beli Manastir)

MÁV Railway Corp.: www.mavcsoport.hu/en or prodaja.hzpp.hr/en

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

Other option: cycling along the Danube Cycle Route

Vukovar – Djerdap/Iron Gate Serbia

Main hubs: Vukovar, Vinkovci, Belgrade & Kladovo

By bus from Vukovar to Belgrade (duration 3h): Čazmatrans Vukovar –

www.cazmatrans.hr/en or Lasta – +381 11 3348 555, www.lasta.rs

Or by train from Vinkovci to Belgrade (duration 3h)

info at www.reiseauskunft.bahn.de

By bus from Belgrade to Kladovo (duration approx. 5h): www.bas.rs or

Arriva Litas: +381 12 538 400, www.arriva.rs

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

Djerdap/Iron Gate Serbia – Iron Gate Romania

Main hubs: Kladovo & Drobeta Turnu Serverin

By bus, with the private bus companies Arriva Litas and Fudeks

(only on demand; duration approx. 30 min-1h):

www.busradar.ro/autocar/belgrad/orsova

“Taxi on demand”-mobility service is available upon request in the

mobility information center in Kladovo:

+381 19 801 773, info@kladovo.rs: Transfer to Romanian side of the

border incl. bicycle transportation

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VUKOVAR

JEWEL AT THE HEART OF THE DANUBE

The one thousand year long presence of life in this area, located

in what might be called the very heart of the Danube,

has always been marked by profound harmony between man

and nature. Kopački Rit nature park is a type of interior Danube

delta and the most important ornithological reserve in Croatia –

a home to more than 270 species of birds.

From Osijek, a city with medieval heritage and picturesque art

nouveau facades, the EV 6 - Danube Cycle Route takes you all

the way to Vukovar and the European destination of excellence

VUKOVAR-VUČEDOL-ILOK, recipient of the EDEN prize for cultural

tourism.

The Danube valley is rich with castles, museums, stories and legends.

Visit them and discover the mysterious world of Vučedol,

enigmatic stories from the past as well as the Vukovar Nocturne.

Taking a boat trip to the village of Nijemci leads you into a whole

new world, like a Robinson Crusoe-style adventure. Along the

way, you will also enjoy the view of charming vineyards overlooking

the Danube, as well as a glass of heavenly wine for every

wandering passenger. Mesmerised by the beauty of the surrounding

nature, cultural heritage and the taste of excellent wine,

plan to stop and stay here for a while, because it is here that the

Danube smells like nowhere else.

The city of Vukovar & the Danube

© Miroslav Slafhauzer


© Miroslav Slafhauzer © Miroslav Slafhauzer

A journey through the heart of the Danube

The EV 6 - Danube Cycle Route takes you through wonderful flat areas which slowly turn into gently

hilly terrain in Vukovar. The Vukovar-Vučedol-Ilok EDEN destination remains a rather unknown and

unexplored cultural treasure.

Recommendations

Enjoy the unique ornithological reserve, go on

a boat or kayak trip along the beautiful Danube

river, discover the mysterious world of Vučedol,

go for a refreshing swim on the Island of

Vukovar, explore the uncharted world of birds

in the village of Nijemci, have a rest with a glass

Contact

of exquisite wine in Vukovar and Ilok, visit museums

or go cycling or horseback riding through

the beautiful landscape…

City of Vukovar Tourist Board, J.J. Strossmayer 15, HR-32000 Vukovar

+385 32 442 889, info@turizamvukovar.hr, www.turizamvukovar.hr

Whether you prefer adventure, culture or history,

you will easily find premium quality accommodations

that offer first-hand experience of the

authentic life in the heart of the Danube.

Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main Hubs:

Osijek: railway station and bus station /

Vinkovci: railway station and bus station /

Vukovar: railway station & bus station /

Bačka Palanka: bus station

Trains:

Information about trains: prodaja.hzpp.hr/en

Bus lines: from main hubs to the villages

Nijemci, Bilje and Ilok with different operators

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee on

selected trains and buses

E-Boat-Danube Cruising on Vukovar

Waterbus – www.vukovarwaterbus.hr,

+385 98 344 741

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Passenger shipping: Public port for international

cruise ships in Vukovar, Batina, Aljmaš and Ilok

Cycle Routes: EV 6 - Danube Cycle Route,

Srijem Route

Bike rental: options in every city/municipality:

Nextbike Public Bike Sharing System in Vukovar –

www.nextbike.hr

Accommodation/Bike & Bed:

www.turizamvukovar.hr

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

City of Vukovar Tourist Board

+385 32 442 889, info@turizamvukovar.hr


IRON GATE ROMANIA

AN AUTHENTIC BLUE LAND

The Romanian Iron Gate Pearl is representative both in terms

of diversity and value and is also marked by the Danube

river and its beautiful gorges. The Danube gorges are an integral

part of the “Iron Gates I” natural park. The cultural and

historical potential includes important tangible and intangible

elements of the local cultural identity. The area is home to

several Roman heritage sites.

The Herculane Spa resort is characterized by its thermal springs

and setting in a valley sheltered by mountains. It is one of the

oldest spas in the world with an attestation of more than 1850

years.

Orsova municipality was the site of a Roman port in Dacia

Malvensis. Few tourists know that old Orsova town is presently

submerged under water due to the construction of the Iron

Gates dam. The Romanian Iron Gate Pearl offers many tourist

attractions to the visitors such as caves, old monasteries,

Pescarus island, Decebal Rex statue, Roman Catholic cathedral

and the museum “Iron Gates”, the remains of the old Roman

camp Drobeta and remains of the legendary Traian’s bridge. In

the Iron Gate area mountains and water harmonize perfectly.

Here, wilderness and civilisation reunite to form a place of impressive

beauty.

Mraconia Monastery on the river bank

© Transdanube.Pearls


© NIRDT-Maiorescu Georgeta © NIRDT-Adrian Radulescu

Unlimited possibilities to explore the wild Gorges

Recommendations

• For active tourists there are cycling tours, mountain

bike circuits and hiking trails in the Iron

Gate national park

• The vast majority of guest houses in the Danube

Boilers area offer boat rides and cruises with

their own boats. The length of these trails is

approximately 9 km and can be travelled in

about two hours. On cruises on the Danube

river tourists can see scenery of rare beauty,

Tabula Traiana, Little Boilers, Rex Decebal’s

Contact

Statue, Mraconia Monastery, Big Boilers,

Veterani and Ponicova Cave

• For water sport lovers there are pontoons for

water sports, fishing boats, leisure boats and

equipment for water ski at their disposal

• Most hotels in Baile Herculane resort have a

wide range of spa services and wellness programs

for tourists

• Tourists can also rent bikes for a relaxing bicycle

tour.

The National Tourist Information and Promotion Center – Orsova, Bulevardul 1 Decembrie 1918,

RO-225200 Orşova, + 40 352 401409, turism.orsova@yahoo.com, www.turism-orsova.ro

Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hubs:

Timisoara: railway station / Craiova: railway

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact: The

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station / Drobeta Turnu Severin: railway station /

Orsova: railway station / Baile Herculane: railway

station

Trains:

Regular train services between Drobeta Turnu

Severin and Herculane spa –

Regio trains – www.cfrcalatori.ro/en

Bus lines:

Regular bus service between

Drobeta Turnu Severin and Herculane spa –

www.autogari.ro

Passenger shipping:

Dierna ship and Flamingo ship only for river

cruises: www.navadierna.wordpress.com and

www.promehedinti.ro/en/nava-flamingo

Bike rentals: private operators e.g.:

“Floare de Colt” Hotel in Herculane spa resort –

www.floaredecoltherculane.ro

“Melba” guesthouse in Orsova municipality –

www.pensiunea-melba.ro/despre

National Tourist Information and Promotion Center

– Orsova, + 40 352 401409, turism.orsova@yahoo.com


DJERDAP / IRON GATE SERBIA

WHERE THE DANUBE TELLS HISTORY

Following the Danube on its journey to the Black Sea, you

will reach one of the most beautiful sceneries along the

whole river – Djerdap Gorge (the Iron Gates). This natural

Pearl lies between the slopes of the Carpathian and Balkan

mountains and it is the place, where the Danube is its widest.

Besides its breath-taking nature, which you can enjoy by visiting

the Djerdap national park, you will have the opportunity

to discover various layers of history. Each encapsulating the

presence of different cultures that settled the river throughout

the ages. From traces of neolithic men that carved fishlike

sculptures at the archaeological site Lepenski Vir, the face

of Dacian king Decebalus, tables and bridge pillars built by

Roman emperors, fortresses and castles from Ottoman era,

all the way to monumental industrial heritage of modern

times. All of this can be experienced between the cities Veliko

Gradište and Kladovo, within less than 200 km.

Besides the unique culture and history of Djerdap, this Pearl

will also welcome you with fresh food, undiscovered wine

sorts and the hospitality of the locals.

A vist at the Golubac Fortress is a must

© Danube Competence Center


Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hubs:

Belgrade: main bus station / Kladovo

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© Danube Competence Center © Danube Competence Center

Cruising the Danube

3 days tour

The tour starts from Belgrade, where you will

depart with the Danube Aquastar ship. Cruising

along the Danube towards the city of Kladovo,

you will witness layers of history and impressive

natural scenery. Starting from the mighty

fortresses in Smederevo and Golubac, to the

Trajan’s table and the statue of Emperor Decebalus,

all the way to the impressive slopes of the

Iron Gate Gorge and natural beauty of national

park Djerdap. You will overnight in the Aquastar

Contact

Robinson Adventure Team, Beogradska 29, RS-11000 Belgrad

+381 11 334 67 76, info@robinson.rs, www.robinson.rs

Danube hotel, from where you will depart to the

canyon of Vratna river and wine cellars in Rajac

and Rogljevo villages. The third day is reserved

for the archaeological site Lepenski Vir, where

the traces of one of the oldest European cultures

were found and Viminacium – a Roman military

camp that was once the capital of the Roman

province Moesia Superrior. The return is planned

for the evening of third day.

from

€ 170,–

per person

Bus line:

Early morning bus from Belgrade to the Djerdap

Pearl: Arriva Litas – www.arriva.rs/en

Bicycle transportation is free of charge

The bus can carry up to 5 bicycles and it stops in

all major destinations of the Pearl, such as: Veliko

Gredište, Golubac and Donji Milanovac.

Flexible mobility service (taxi on demand):

more information at the

Mobility info center in Kladovo:

Kralja Aleksandra 15, 19320 Kladovo,

+381 19 801 773, info@tookladovo.rs

Bike rental:

E-bike rental at Lepenski Vir museum

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Mobility info center in Kladovo

+381 19 801 773, info@tookladovo.rs


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Pearl hopping: Helpful hints

Iron Gate Romania – Vidin Region

Main hubs: Orsova, Drobeta Turnu Severin, Craiova, Calafat & Vidin

By bus from Orsova to Vidin (duration 1,5h):

www.autogari.ro/Transport/Orsova-Vidin

By train from Drobeta Turnu Severin to Craiova (duration 2h 15 min,

stopover in Craiova) and then by train from Craiova to Calafat

(duration 3h) – mersultrenurilor.infofer.ro

Iron Gate Serbia – Vidin Region

Main hubs: Kladovo, Negotin & Vidin

By bus from Kladovo to Negotin. In Negotin, you can use the services

of Nikolic Prevoz Company. Ordinary line functions only on Saturday,

departing at 8.30. Reservation of the vehicle for any other day is also

possible, +381 19 542 136, www.nikolicprevoz.rs

Vidin Region – Ruse Region

Main hubs: Vidin, Pleven & Svishtov

By bus from Vidin to Svishtov (duration 4,5h, stopover in Pleven). Several

buses per day – www.busradar.com

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Main hubs: Ruse, Bucharest & Tulcea

By train from Ruse to Tulcea (stopover in Bucharest): www.cfrcalatori.ro/en

By bus from Ruse to Tulcea (stopover in Bucharest): www.busradar.com


VIDIN REGION

A TIMELESS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

The essence of Vidin Region is the unique combination of

significant cultural, historical and natural sites with preserved

folklore traditions, authentic culinary delights, local

wines and attractions for incredible experiences. The advantage

of the Vidin Region is that different kinds of tourists can

experience unforgettable memories, as the strategic Roman

road, that comes from Singidunum (Belgrade) and the Iron

Gates pass through the region. Therefore numerous monuments

still stand from the Roman era within the Vidin Region:

Like the fortress Kale – Belogradchik, which was built

at the time of the Roman empire or the medieval fortress

“Baba Vida”, which is one of the most preserved medieval

defence facilities in Bulgaria. It was built on the remains of

an older ancient fortress named Bononia. The guests of the

region can also enjoy the natural phenomena Belogradchik

rocks which is a natural rock formation. In 2009, in the world

campaign for the selection of ‘The new 7 Natural Wonders of

the World’, Belogradchik rocks finished in second place after

the Grand Canyon and the Magura cave which is the largest

cave in Bulgaria. Due to its cave paintings and the variety of

shape- and size of the formations, the Magura cave is one of

the most unique caves in south eastern Europe.

The famous Belogradchick Rocks

© Regional administration Vidin


© Regional administration Vidin © Regional administration Vidin

Danube Family Tour “A unique experience

in Vidin”

The tour from Belogradchik to Vidin will grant you a unique experience. You will be able to enjoy the

impressive nature and rich cultural heritage. Moreover, you will be able to see the natural phenomenon

“Belogradchik rocks” entwined in the ancient Roman fortress “Kaleto”, the Magura cave with its unique

bronze paintings and the medieval fortress “Baba Vida”. Bicycle enthusiasts will be able to rent bikes for

a visit to the Teknik lake Rabisha or the river-side park of Vidin, where many tourist sites are situated.

Services:

• 3 nights in double room with breakfast

• Transfer Belogradchick-Magura Cave-Vidin

Contact

• Transfer Sofia airport-Vidin-Sofia airport by

public bus/train

Atos Tour Ltd.-Vidin, 5 Vitosha Str.; 3 Pazarska Str., BG-3700 Vidin

+359 878 103870 or +359 898 789200, atos@abv.bg, www.atostour.com

• Bike rental for 3 hours in Magura and Vidin

from

€ 250,–

per person

Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hub:

Vidin: railway station

Trains:

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Regular connection from Vidin to the municipalities

Gramada, Dimovo, Makresh and Ruzhintsi

Bicycle transportation – for an extra fee

Bus lines:

Direct bus connections between Vidin and the

surrounding municipalities: Vidin - Belogradchik,

Vidin - Kula and Vidin - Boynitza, operated by

different private bus companies

Bike rentals:

Madona Inn – info@hanmadona.com,

+359 894774746

Magura Complex – complex_magura@abv.bg,

+359 878 485 495

Agency for Regional Development and

Business Center Vidin, www.bcvidin.org,

office@bcvidin.org, +359 94 600 017

Е-bike charge station:

Vidin – Agency for Regional Development and

Business Center

Belogradchik – Municipality, Magura Complex

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Tourist Information Center - Belogradchik

+359 877 881 283, tourism@belogradchik.bg


RUSE REGION

EXPERIENCE THE SPIRIT OF FREEDOM

In the eastern part of the Bulgarian Danube, a whole region

can be described as a true Pearl. The heart of the Pearl is

the city of Ruse. In the 19th century it was the gate for the

cultural European influence on Bulgarian lands. Its preserved

patterns of urban architecture and museums are among the

most attractive and stylish throughout the country. The Pearl

is famous for its rich cultural and historical heritage dating

back to the early days of the Roman empire. Here, ancient

cities were built around 1800 years ago as Roman fortresses.

Starting in Svishtov the Pearl stretches across Ruse and

the small fishing town of Tutrakan all the way down to the

100 km distant Silistra. Nowadays, all of them are river ports

with picturesque Danube parks offering many opportunities

to explore the wild and romantic landscape by cycling, hiking

or sailing. With the Srebarna biosphere reserve, which is

a UNESCO world heritage site, the Rusenski Lom park and

the Persina nature park, the region presents many interesting

natural sites that are ideal for seeking untouched nature.

While visiting this pearl, you will feel the spirit of freedom,

freshness and a bit of mystery everywhere.

Roman heritage on the Danube bank in Silistra

© Transdanube.Pearls-Radulescu


Green Mobility

within the Pearl

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Main hubs:

Ruse, Svishtov, Tutrakan, Silistra

Between the hubs:

Regular bus services between Ruse and Svishtov,

Ruse and Tutrakan and Ruse and Silistra

© Transdanube.Pearls-Radulescu © Transdanube.Pearls-Radulescu

In the lands of roman legions

Recommodations

The Ruse Pearl is ideal for embarking on a search

for traces of the Roman era. In Svishtov you

can make a visit to the Roman camp and early

Byzantine city Novae. It is the best-preserved

legionary camp in the north-eastern provinces of

the Roman empire. The next visit is at Sexsaginta

Prista located in the north-western part of the

town of Ruse, on an upland next to the riverbank

of the Danube. During the past years the site

was revitalized and now it is among the most

attended museum exhibitions. From Ruse you can

go to Tutrakan which originated as a settlement

with the rank of vikus (village) called Transmariska

during the Roman empire. The fortress was an

important station on the military road connecting

Belgrade (Singidunum) and the Danube Delta.

The last point of your visit can be the Durostorum

fortress in Silistra.

In the hubs:

Regular bus from Svishtov centre to the roman

site Novae

Small tourist eco-train in Tutrakan connecting

Transmariska fortress with Ribarska mahala

Contact

Ruse Tourism and Mobility Center, BG-7000 Ruse

+359 82 824704, ruse.tic@gmail.com, www.ruseart.com

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Ruse Tourism and Mobility Center

+359 82 824704, ruse.tic@gmail.com


DANUBE DELTA

NATURE’S PARADISE

Do you remember the feeling of curiosity and joy you

had, when you visited a place for the first time? Or how

do you feel when you visit a unique place that rebuilds a

feeling you had while reading a mysterious story in your

childhood?

Exploring the Danube Delta is a trip full of adventure, whose

highlight is the point where the Danube and the Black

Sea merge. Reaching the beautiful Danube Delta is like a

reward for all tourists that are travelling along the mighty

river. While watching the birds and admiring the natural

and unique sights, the Danube Delta makes you think that

nature knows better. The Danube Delta is an UNESCO natural

world heritage site. It combines elements of modernity,

views of the wild channels, the locals and ancient tradition.

The birds that live here, the flora, the channels, shallow bays

and hundreds of formed lakes with extensive marshes and

reed-bed, remind you of the song “Heaven is a place on

earth”.

The small village Mila 23 at the delta

© Petru Solca


Green Mobility

within the Pearl

Main hub:

Tulcea

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Train: Bucharest-Tulcea – www.cfr.ro,

+40733520161

© Petru Solca © Sunrise Hotel & Fishing Village

Sunrise Hotel & Fishing Village Crişan

Everything your heart desires: comfort, good traditional food, spectacular landscapes, relaxing

moments and a perfect place for fishing.

Bus lines: Util Transfer from Otopeni Airport

- Tulcea Bus Station – www.tulcea-otopeni.ro,

+40372733969

Augustina – from Bucharest -Tulcea

www.augustina-autogari.ro, +40743334840

Passenger shipping:

Water Public Transport: Tulcea to Periprava,

Sulina, Saint George and back:

NAVROM – www.navromdelta.ro,+40741331362

Services:

• boat transfer: Mahmudia - Crisan - return, on

lakes and channels in delta

• 4 nights accommodation in double room

• half board: breakfast & dinner

• bike-, rowing boat-, and kayak rental

• boat trip to the Iacob lake on the Crisan channel

• access to swimming pool

• playground for children

Flexible Transport by boat:

Diana: Tulcea-Crisan, +40737259337

Travel Delta Star: Tulcea - Sulina, +40752917592

Sulina Trans: Tulcea - Sulina, +40748369173

Bike rental: TripsOnBike – +40741331362,

tripsonbike@yahoo.com

Contact

Hotel SUNRISE Crișan, RO-827060 Crișan

+40 0240 547191, rezervari@hotelsunrise.ro, www.hotelsunrise.ro

4 nights

€ 235,–

per Person

If you want to know more about sustainable mobility

or touristic offers within the Pearl, please contact:

Danube Delta Mobility Information Centre Tulcea

+ 40 0240 516986, mobilitate.tdp@adrse.ro


ACTIVE DANUBE-HOLIDAY

© Stadt Donaueschingen-R. Sigwart © pixabay

The young Danube

The breakthrough valley of the Danube in the Swabian Alb is of rare beauty. On the

way to Ulm, through the flat Danube valley, one of the most stunning karst springs in

Central Europe is waiting to be discovered – The Blautopf.

Services

• 5x nights/Breakfast buffet

• 1x 3-course dinner

• private parking (unguarded)

• Luggage service to Ulm incl. Liability up

to max. €700,-/p.

Guided tour Castle Sigmaringen

• Return transfer Ulm – Donaueschingen

by train (without bike)

• Rental bike + saddlebag

• Info package with tour map

• 7-day service phone

Dates

Every Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun

from May 9th to October 6th 2019

Program

• Day 1, Donaueschingen: Arrival

• Day 2, Beuron (58 km)

• Day 3, Scheer / Mengen (41 km)

• Day 4, Ehingen (59 km)

• Day 5, Ulm (42 km)

• Day 6, journey home: Return by train

Route

• Indiv. Bike ride from place to place

• 199 km bike

• 95% cycle track, very well marked, car-free, even

(85%) to partly hilly; 5% on rural and secondary

roads

For more information:

Donau Touristik GmbH, Lederergasse 4-12, AT-4020 Linz

+43 732 2080, office@donautouristik.com, www.donaureisen.at

from

€ 498,–

per person


© Donau Touristik-Zupanc © Donau Touristik-Zupanc

Passau-Vienna 35 years anniversary tour

The classic among all cycling routes

Get to know the beauty and historical significance of the European lifeline in Austria. Always

accompanied by the water of the Danube, you can enjoy one of the most beautiful and

most popular cycle paths in Europe. Free arrival/departure by train included.

Program

• Day 1, Passau: Arrival by train

• Day 2, Danube loop Schlögen (40 km)

• Day 3, Linz (56 km)

• Day 4, Perg/Wallsee (48 km)

• Day 5, Marbach/Ebersdorf (58 km)

• Day 6, Krems (51 km)

• Day 7, Vienna (74 km)

• Day 8, Departure by train

Route

• Individual Bike ride from place to place

• 327 km bike

• 98% level, car-free cycle path, 2% side roads

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Services

• 7x Bed and breakfast buffet

• Train journey on German/

Austrian networks with free choice

of trains, 2nd Class from any station

en-route.

• Luggage service to Vienna incl. Liability

up to max. €700,-/p.

• DONAU-Card with a lot of discounts

• 2x ferry rides

• Info package with tour map

• GPS details of route

• 7-day service phone

Dates

Daily arrival

from April 13th to October 13th 2019

For more information:

Donau Touristik GmbH, Lederergasse 4-12, AT-4020 Linz

+43 732 2080, office@donautouristik.com, www.donaureisen.at

from

€ 488,–

per person


ACTIVE DANUBE-HOLIDAY

The Buda Castle in Budapest

© Christian Prager-Orbivision


© Donau Touristik-Robert Struger © Christian Prager-Orbivision

“TERRA INCOGNITA” – unknown Danube

Great contrasts await you: national parks, the endless puszta around the magnifi cent

Kalocsa cathedral, the baroque Osijek in Croatia, the Kopački rit national park with its

numerous freshwater turtles and much more. Well-known destinations are also Novi Sad

with the Petrovardian fortress or Belgrade.

Program

• Friday, Belgrade in Serbia (26 km)

• Saturday, Budapest: Arrival

• Saturday, end of the bike ride

• Sunday, Ráckeve in Hungary (40 km)

• Monday, Kalocsa in Hungary (60 km)

Route

• Tuesday, Mohács in Hungary (55/80 km) • 317/342 km by bike

• Wednesday, Osijek in Croatia (61 km)

• Predominantly on marked dams and cycle paths,

• Thursday, Novi Sad in Serbia (75 km)

mainly EV 6 - Danube Cycle Route

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Services

• 7x nights/half board

• Austrian tour guide and bus

ride from noon

• Luggage service Budapest - Belgrade

incl. Liability up to € 700,-/p.

• 4x transfer trips (Mohács - Udvar,

Osijek - Erdut, Plankenburg - Novi Sad,

Novi Sad - Zemun)

• Transfer Belgrade - Budapest

Guided City Walks and Castle Tours in

the Castle District of Budapest, Mohács,

Osijek, Novi Sad, Belgrade

• Info package with tour map

• Rental bike + saddlebag

7-day service phone

Dates

Saturdays 18th May & 8th June 2019

Surcharge single + € 150,-

E-Bike + € 70,-

For more information:

Donau Touristik GmbH, Lederergasse 4-12, AT-4020 Linz

+43 732 2080, office@donautouristik.com, www.donaureisen.at

from

€ 939,–

per person


ACTIVE DANUBE-HOLIDAY

Bike tour through the Iron Gate

© iBike


Services

• Accommodation

in double-room with breakfast

• Luggage service

• Maps (printed and digital)

• Trekking bikes incl. panniers

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© Danube Competence Center © iBike

Optional

Guided bike-tours in Budapest, Novi

Sad and Belgrade

• Back-up van support

3 countries, 2 capitals, 1 river

Danube bike tour from Budapest to Kladovo

Starting from the vibrant city of Budapest towards After the stopover in Croatia, you will end the first

the south, you will pass through charming villages,

where you can dive into the rich tradition of second part of the journey starts in Belgrade and

leg of the route in the Serbian city Novi Sad. The

Hungarian food. Enjoy a break in a spa or visit leads along the mighty Danube to the Romanian

border, where the Danube is is at its widest,

one of the small, fun museums along the road.

For example, the Paprika museum in Kalocsa. Before

going to Serbia, you will enter Croatia, where different sceneries after each bend of the river

narrowest and deepest. Impressive gorges and

you can taste some of the great local wines and make this part – one of the most beautiful rides

get a glimpse of the recent history. For example, along the whole route.

the 1990s Balkan War in the museum of Vukovar.

For more information:

iBike Belgrade d.o.o., Brace Krsmanovic 5, RS-11000 Belgrade,

+381 66 900 83 86, info@ibikebelgrade.com, www.ibikebelgrade.com

8 days

€ 690,–

per person


CULTURAL DANUBE-HOLIDAY

Roman traces along the Danube Ro

The Romans founded many settlements and cities along

the Danube river. Discover the secrets of this ancient

culture while enjoying the picturesque landscape! The Danube,

as Europe’s second-longest river after the Volga, served

the Romans as an important trade route: Via boat, they transported

furs, wood, wine, salt and other goods to their destinations.

For long tourists also appreciate the waterway. Join

us on a historic experience in seven countries by water.

Professional, German speaking tour guide from/to Vienna

Date: 1st - 10th of September 2019

Minimum number of participants: 20 persons

Subject to programme changes!

The Devin Castle in Slovakia

© Daria Sokolowska


© Kroatische Zentrale für Tourismus/Ivo Biocina © Savaria Megyei Hatókörű Városi Múzeum

Program

• Day 1, Carnuntum and Roman quarry in • Day 7, Golubac Castle, Turnu Severin

Austria

and Băile Herculane in Romania

• Day 2, Sopron and Fertőd in Hungary • Day 8, Boat tour to the Iron Gate and

• Day 3, Castles in Grad and Murska

Tabula Traiana

Sobota in Slovenia

• Day 9, Szeged und Budapest and the

• Day 4, Pécs in Hungary

Aquincum Museum in Hungary

• Day 5, Osijek and Vukovar in Croatia • Day 10, Gorsium and Devin Castle in

• Day 6, Belgrade and the roman city of

Slovakia

Viminacium in Serbia

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Services

• Journey from/to Vienna

in a modern coach

• 9 overnight stays incl. breakfast in good

hotels (***/****)

• 5 lunches, 1 wine bar platter and 8 dinners

Guided city tours in Sopron, Szombathely,

Pécs, Osijek, Belgrade, Băile Herculane and

Szeged

• Wine tasting in Rust and Grad Palace,

sparkling wine tasting in Pécs

• Admissions incl. guided tours: Roman

quarter of Carnuntum incl. mead tasting,

Fertőd Palace, Roman quarry St. Margarethen,

Roman Lapidarium in Sopron, Iseum

Savariense in Szombathely, Cella Septichora

in Pécs, Grad Palace and Murska Sobota

Palace, Vučedol excavation site, Roman city

Viminacium, Golubac Castle, Aquincum

Museum and Hercules Villa in Budapest,

Devín Castle

• Boat tour on the Danube river to the Iron

Gate and Tabula Traiana

Booking/Information

Rail Tours Touristik GmbH, Am Hauptbahnhof 2, AT-1100 Wien

+43 664 617 36 06, daria.sokolowska@railtours.oebb.at, www.railtours.at

from

€ 1.699,–

per person


Sunset at the Danube Delta

© Donau Touristik-Stefanie Bohak


Services

• 13x nights & 10 entertainment

evenings

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© Donau Touristik-Stefanie Bohak © Donau Touristik-Stefanie Bohak

Danube Cruise to the Black Sea

Vienna-Sulina-Vienna

with the MS Primadonna

The direct roadway from Vienna to Moscow is the same length as the ship cruise

from Vienna to the Black Sea! A real cruise is awaiting you with foreign cultures, world

sights, stretches of countryside and cities. Entertainment evenings let you meet native

artists incl. interviews of their way of life on board.

Dates 2019

Thursday, June 6th till Wednesday, June 19th or

Wednesday, June 19th till Tuesday, July 2nd

Programme

• Day 1, Vienna (Austria)

• Day 2, Budapest/Mohács (Hungary)

• Day 3, Novi Sad (Serbia)

• Day 4, Orsova - Turnu Serverin

(Romania)

• Day 5, Turnu Măgurele/Bucharest

(Romania)

• Day 6, Tulcea (Romania)

• Day 7, Danube Delta - Sulina (Romania)

• Day 8, Silistra (Bulgaria)

• Day 9, Ruse (Bulgaria)

• Day 10, Vidin (Bulgaria)

• Day 11, Belgrade (Serbia)

• Day 12, Mohács - Baja - Kalosca

(Hungary)

• Day 13, Esztergom (Hungary)

• Day 14, Vienna (Austria)

For more information:

DSGL – Donau-Schifffahrts-Gesellschaft mbH Linz, Lederergasse 4-12, AT-4020 Linz

+43 732 2080, primadonna@donautouristik.at, www.msprimadonna.at

from

€ 1.489,–

per person


Transdanube.Pearls

Project co-funded by European Union Funds (ERDF, IPA)

Mobility & Tourism along the Danube

Socially fair, economically viable, environmentally

friendly and health promoting

for visitors and inhabitants

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Project Budget

ERDF: 2,19 Mio. €

IPA: 308.205 €

Total: 2,94 Mio. €

This document has been developed in the frame of the project Transdanube.Pearls Network for Sustainable Mobility

along the Danube. Project co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA).

For more information visit: www.interreg-danube.eu/approved-projects/transdanube-pearls

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