Cycling tours in Austria - Top of Salzburg - Castles & Lakes among the Alps

An absolutely amazing bike tour in Austria, cycling in the wonderful Sound of Music region at Salzburg, town of Mozart. Biking around picturesque Lakes of Zell am See, Hallstatt, St Wolfgang, cycling at the Salzach River in the Alps, enjoy breathtaking views of the Krimml waterfall, steepest cog-wheel railway of Europe, spectacular lakes, snowy peaks and glaciers, and the nicest Castles, Mansions or Family Hotels in this magnificent part of Europe.

Bike Tour details


11-18 September


8 days / 7 nights


In Salzburg - Austria


Easy, flat or downhill with some undulation


Daily 7 - 45 km / 4 - 28 miles
Total 171 km / 106 miles appr


Fully guided and supported



In double room / person




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Bike Tour by Day

Day 1: Meeting in Salzburg

Your lovely design hotel in Salzburg is just a short walk from the centre and sights of Salzburg. Enjoy the peaceful ambience and your welcome dinner with us here.

Day 2: Cycling to the Alps

Biking to Zell am See, a popular holiday resort at a beautiful lake, we ride into a 12th century Medieval Castle in the Hohe Tauern National Park, where you can enjoy the fantastic Gothic atmosphere, your exclusive room, and the panoramic view of the Alps for 2 nights. (cycling appr 45km/28m)

Day 3: Hiking & biking at Krimml Waterfall

We take a walking tour and admire the highest Waterfalls of Europe (380m), a breathtaking nature spectacle with sensational views, and the impressive power of the roaring water. Then we cycle along the River Salzach back to our Castle Hotel, and relax in its lovely courtyard or pool. (hiking appr 5-10km/3-6m, biking 36km/22m)

Day 4: Bike trip to Alpine glaciers

Cycling to Kaprun, we lift up to 3029m, to see the amazing panorama of the Alps and the snowy Grossglockner, highest peak in Austria. Then you can enjoy the lovely ambience of an old Mansion, and the magnificent view of the Dachstein Alps from its patio or swimming pool for 2 nights. (cycling appr 30km/19m)

Day 5: Walking & biking tour in the Alps

Walking around the picturesque lakes of Gosau, you can admire the breathtaking scenery of the Dachstein Alps around you, and reflected in the lakes. Then an easy bike ride to our hotel, to enjoy the friendly hospitality of the owners, and their home-made food. (walking appr. 13km/8m, cycling 7km/4m)

Day 6: Cycling at Hallstatt

A nice walk in town Hallstatt, a breathtaking view of the Dachstein Glaciers and Lake Hallstatt from the top of a 400m high cliff, cycling along magnificent scenery at Lake Hallstatt to the charming village St Wolfgang, and 2 nights there in a lovely Family Hotel with a fascinating view of Lake Wolfgang. (cycling appr 13km/8m)

Day 7: Cycling around Lake Wolfgang

We take the steepest cog-wheel railway of Europe to enjoy the panoramic view of all the Lakes of Salzkammergut. We bike around the picturesque Wolfgangsee to another charming village St Gilgen, and cycle back to St Wolfgang. (cycling appr 40km/25m)

Day 8: Tour end in Salzburg

After enjoying some relaxation in St Wolfgang, or visiting some sights in Salzburg, we hope you leave this “magnificent part of the world” as Edward VIII Duke of Windsor said, with wonderful memories for your lifetime.

Whatʼs Included

What’s Included:

  • 7 nights lodging in wonderful 4* antique castles & mansions
  • 7 buffet breakfasts
  • 7 gourmet dinners with excellent wines
  • Refreshing mineral water during cycling
  • Best personal service of your friendly guides Marietta & Peter 
  • Air conditioned support van for the whole group 
  • Your luggage & other transports throughout the tour
  • All the private guided sight-seeing tours, and visits of the trip
  • Every ticket to the sights of the program
  • Comfortable premium quality hybrid bike with panniers
  • Souvenir TNS water-bottle and T-shirt
  • Nicest sights - most beautiful & peaceful routes of Austria

Optional: (not included)

  • Lunches in small restaurants, cafés
  • Extra nights in Salzburg
  • Transfers in Salzburg between our Hotel & the Airport / Station

Not Included:

  • Your trip between Salzburg and your home
  • Your travel and health insurance
  • Your other extra / private costs
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Cycling tours in Austria - Top of Salzburg - Castles & Lakes among the Alps

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