The luminous Loire is wild in parts, more generous in others, with prestigious vineyards along its banks, as well as historic mariners’ towns and a fabulous Nature Reserve. The itinerary is easy, a delight for fans of culture and local produce.
The stage from Nevers to Basel passes through Southern Burgundy with its world-famous wines, the region of Franche-Comté until it reaches the pittoresque city of Basel at the junction of Germany, Switzerland and France.
The section from the cultural capital of Switzerland, Basel, passing through the largest lake of Germany, the lake of Konstanz, will make you follow the upper Rhine before starting your Danube experience at the very beginning of this powerful European river.
From the Gateway of Bavaria, Ulm, EuroVelo 6 takes you through beautiful valleys and typical Bavarian towns.
The most popular section on the Danube takes you from Passau to Vienna though fertile plains and the oldest town of Austria, Enns.
The route from Vienna to Budapest passes through another exciting capital, Bratislava, before crossing old industrial complexes of the Stalinist era, baroque towns and the wine-producing town of Tata, at the foot of the Gerecse Mountains.
This stage links the Hungarian and the Serbian capital cities and passes through rural areas of three countries: Hungary, Croatia and Serbia.
The section from Belgrade to Ruse offeres spectacular gorges and little orthodox churches to visit.
For the last stage, EuroVelo 6 route runs only on the Romanian soil, from the Bulgarian-Romanian border passing the wonderful Danube Delta to the Black Sea in Constanta.