Along the Danube: Cycling from Rotterdam to Romania – Day 35


On Day 35 of our cycling expedition from Rotterdam to Romania, the journey unfolded with the Danube River as our steadfast companion. Pedaling from Vohburg to just outside Kelheim, we embraced the scenic beauty of the riverbanks, quaint towns, and the rhythmic flow of the Danube.

Setting Off from Vohburg:

The day commenced in Vohburg, a town steeped in history and nestled along the banks of the Danube. Energized and ready for the road, we set off with the majestic river on one side, guiding us on our path toward the next chapter of our adventure.

Scenic Danube Riverbanks:

Cycling alongside the Danube treated us to a visual feast of serene riverbanks. The calming waters mirrored the sky, creating a seamless blend of blue hues. The gentle rustle of leaves and the occasional chirping of birds accompanied our journey, enhancing the tranquil ambiance that enveloped us.

Quaint Towns and Riverside Charms:

As we pedaled downstream, we encountered quaint towns and villages dotted along the river. Each settlement boasted its own unique charm, with cobbled streets, historic architecture, and inviting cafes. The cultural richness of the region unfolded with every passing kilometer.

Camping Just Outside Kelheim:

Our destination for the day was just outside Kelheim, a location carefully chosen to offer a balance of natural beauty and proximity to urban amenities. Finding a suitable spot just off the beaten path, we pitched our tents against the backdrop of the Danube, ready to bask in the simplicity of a night outdoors.

Reflections on the Journey:

Day 35 provided an opportunity for reflection as we took in the beauty of our surroundings. The Danube, a constant companion on our cycling adventure, symbolized the interconnectedness of the diverse landscapes and experiences that define our journey from Rotterdam to Romania.


Day 35 unfolded as a poetic interlude along the Danube, where the river’s gentle flow mirrored the rhythmic progression of our cycling expedition. From the historic town of Vohburg to the quietude just outside Kelheim, the day encapsulated the essence of our adventure—a harmonious blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and the joy of the open road. As we prepared for the night under the stars, the anticipation of what lay beyond Kelheim added an extra layer of excitement to our ongoing quest.

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