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, snowy peaks, glaciers, a spectacular gorge, and the nicest Castles, Mansions or Family Hotels in this magnificent part of Europe.

Bike Tour details

TOUR DATES - 2018

15 - 22 September

LENGTH OF TOUR

8 days / 7 nights

START & FINISH

In Salzburg - Austria

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Easy, flat or downhill with some undulation

CYCLING DISTANCE

Daily 14 - 46 km / 9 - 29 miles
Total 162 - 232 km / 101 - 145 miles appr

SUPPORT

Fully guided and supported

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TOUR PRICE

In double room / person

€3620

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

€300

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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 middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park, where you can enjoy the fantastic Gothic atmosphere, the exclusive rooms, and the panoramic view of the Alps. (cycling appr 41km/26m).

Day 3: Trip to 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 to our Castle Hotel, enjoy their lovely terrace or swimming pool. (cycling appr 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 our medieval fairy tale Castle, or (on request for groups) a famous Austrian Country House of Von Trapps at Zell am See. (cycling appr 30-46km/19-29m)

Day 5: Biking & walking tour in the Alps

Cycling along Lake Zell & the River Salzach, we take a walk in a fantastic gorge in the Alps with spectacular waterfalls, and enjoy the lovely ambience of an old Mansion, and the magnificent view of the Dachstein Alps from their swimming pool. (cycling appr 21-39km/13-24m)

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, and cycling along magnificent scenery at the lake to St Wolfgang, a charming village at Lake Wolfgang, and stay in a lovely Family Hotel with a fascinating view, or (on request for groups) a Country House of Edward VIII. Duke of Windsor. (cycling appr 14-30km/9-19m)

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/24m)

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 Duke Edward said, with wonderful memories for your lifetime.

Whatʼs Included

What’s Included:

  • 7 nights accommodation in luxurious 4* antique castles, mansions, or family hotels
  • 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 bus transfers and luggage transport 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 and peaceful routes of Austria

Optional: (not included)

  • Lunches in small restaurants, cafés
  • Extra nights in Salzburg
  • Transport in Salzburg between our Hotel & 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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