Danube Cycling Tour

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In this tour, you have the opportunity to visit Oltenia region along the Danube river. Each day you will cycle through wonderful landscapes and in the evenings you will be treated to Romanian cuisine and cultural experiences. The city of Craiova will also uncover it’s beauties.

 Tour info

- duration: 7 days / 7 nights

- cycling path: 306,7 km

Day by day:


7:55pm - departure from Luton Airport (be there 2 hours in advance)

12:55am(Monday) - arrival at Craiova Airport

1:30am - transfer to Ramada Plaza Hotel


distance/duration for cycling: 44,8km/2,5-3h

7am - breakfast

7:30am - departure for Orsova(by bus)

10:30am - visit to Orsova Catholic Church

11am - cycling to the statue of Decebal

12pm - coffee break

12:30pm - cycling to Svinita

1:30pm - boat cruise back to Orsova (lunch is served)

4pm - departure for Turnu Severin (by bus)

5pm - visits to Severin Medieval Fortress and the Arts Museum

7:30pm - check in at Continental Hotel

8:30pm - dinner

9:30pm - cultural evening - Romanian Communism Stories


distance/duration for cycling: 87,6km/5h

8am - breakfast

9am - cycling to Crivina

11:30am - coffee break

12pm - cycling to Portile de Fier II

 2pm - lunch

3:30pm - cycling to Pristol

5pm - coffee break on the Danube shore at the border of 3 countries (Romania, Serbia and Bulgaria)

5:30pm - departure for Gruia (by bus)

6pm - check in at Gruia Pension 

8pm - dinner

9pm - cultural evening - Fisherman Stories and traditional music


distance/duration for cycling: 63km/4h

9am - breakfast

10am - cycling to Cetate

12:30pm - visit to Danube Art Gallery

1:30pm - lunch at Cetate Cultural Port

3pm - cycling to Maglavit Monastery

4pm - coffee break and visit to the monastery

4:30pm - cycling to Calafat

5:30pm - sightseeing in Calafat

6:30pm - check-in at Coliseum Hotel

8pm - dinner

9pm - cultural evening - Romania between WWI and WWII


distance/duration for cycling: 64,5/4h

9am - breakfast

10am - boat trip to Rast

12pm - cycling to Bistret

1:30pm - lunch

3pm - cycling to Zaval

5pm - coffee break

6pm - cycling to Bechet

7pm - check in at Casa Verde Pension

8pm - dinner

9pm - cultural evening - pottery in the Romanian Heritage 


distance/duration for cycling: 46,8km/3h

9am - breakfast

10am - cycling to Gura Padinii

12pm - coffee break

1pm - cycling to Corabia

2:30pm - lunch

4pm - check in at Sucidava Hotel

6pm - sight seeing in Corabia and visit  Sucidava Fortress

8pm - dinner

9pm - cultural evening - Calusarii - from pagan times to Christianity 


9am - breakfast

10am - departure for Craiova (by bus)

12pm - check-in at Ramada Plaza Hotel

12:30pm - visits at the History Museum and the Ethnography Museum

2pm - lunch

4pm - visits to the Arts Museum and the Science Museum

6pm - free time

9pm - dinner

10pm - Craiova by night


10am - breakfast

11am - visits to the Botanical Garden and Romanescu Park

2pm - lunch

3:30pm - transfer to Craiova Airport 


29th of august 2016- 4th of September 2016

4th of September 2016 - 11th of September 2016

11th of September 2016 - 18th of September 2016

18th of September 2016 - 25th of September 2016

25th of September 2016 - 2nd of October 2016


10 persons *1800  Pounds 

15 persons *1700  Pounds 

What is included:

  • airfare Luton - Craiova and return
  • shuttle from and to Craiova airport 
  • bus to start point and from stop point
  • mechanical & medical assistance 
  • bus assistance for the hole trip
  • entrance fees to the attractions
  • all meals plus snacks and beverages on the road
  • accommodation in 3 stars hotels(in Craiova 4 stars+)
  • bikes and gear
June 2016