Easy Bike Tour in Austria

This OO TOURISTIK's cycling holiday package is a perfect choice for you if you like cycling short stages. during this tour, you will stay in lovely comfort hotels with their own wellness facilities to relax, visit sights, and enjoy a ship ride and a jump into the crystal clear water. Do not miss the chance to get to know Austria and the Austrians with all their picturesque places!

Key information

  • Trip type: Self-guided
  • Terrain: Partly hilly
  • Difficulty level: Easy (Cyclist doesn't need to have certain level of fitness, mostly flat terrain though occasionally they will ride in unpaved or hills, 10-30 miles per day)
  • Total Distance: Approximately 182.7 Miles / 294 Kilometers
  • E-bike: Available to rent / 155 EUR

Highlights

  • 8-day self-guided cycling
  • Lake Hallstätter See boat trip
  • Information material or cycle map
  • Handlebar bag and saddlebag per room
  • E-bike recharge and service hotline
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • 9 nights' accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast

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8 cycling days in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

You will stay at 4-star-hotels and sporadically 3-star-hotels during the tour. You will stay at AMEDIA Hotel Salzburg City on the first and last night, Hotel Leitnerbräu on the second and seventh night, Hotel and Restaurant Goldenes Schiff on the third night, Landhotel Agathawirt on the fourth night, Symposion Hotel Post on the fifth night, and Gasthof Neumayr on the sixth and eighth night.

Program

Itinerary

Day 1

Upon your individual arrival in Salzburg, you will check-in and receive the travel documents for your cycling holidays as well as handover of rented bike if booked. The first day of your cycling tour is at leisure to explore Salzburg. You may enjoy a concert in the evening at Fortress Hohensalzburg.

  • Example of the hotel: AMEDIA Hotel Salzburg City

Day 2 (Salzburg - Lake Mondsee)

Today, you start your bike tour in direction Eugendorf, along the Ischler Trasse to Thalgau. The Ischler Trasse was connecting Salzburg and Bad Ischl from 1891 to 1957 and you continue your bike route towards the magnificent Drachenwand (dragon wall) before reaching Lake Mondsee.

  • Example of the hotel: Hotel Leitnerbräu in Mondsee
  • Distance: Approximately 35 kilometers

Day 3 (Lake Mondsee - Bad Ischl)

You will say goodbye to Lake Mondsee and cycle in direction of Scharfling. Along this bike tour, enjoy a breathtaking view onto Lake Wolfgang before the bike tour takes you downhill rapidly to Mozart's town, Sankt Gilgen. You will continue past Lake Wolfgang cycling along the cycle path to Bad Ischl, the former summer residence of Emperor Franz Joseph and many artists.

  • Example of the hotel: Hotel Goldenes Schiff in Bad Ischl
  • Distance: Approximately 35 kilometers

Day 4 (Bad Ischl - Lake Hallstätter See round trip - Bad Goisern)

Today, your bike tour brings you from Bad Ischl to Lake Hallstätter See. Explore the region by bike as well as by ship and enjoy an untouched nature of this UNESCO World Heritage region. You are not far away from today's final distance.

  • Example of the hotel: Landhotel Agathawirt in Bad Goisern
  • Distance: Approximately 35 kilometers

Day 5 (Bad Goisern - Lake Traunsee)

You will follow the cycle route along the calm river Traun returning to Bad Ischl before cycling to Lake Traunsee. You may enjoy the magnificent view from the plateau of Mount Feuerkogel in 1600 meters (cable car).

  • Example of the hotel: Symposion Hotel Post at Lake Traunsee
  • Distance: Approximately 39 kilometers

Day 6 (Lake Traunsee - Lake Attersee)

Lake Traunsee floats through between Mount Traunstein and the Höllengebirge range and accompanies you on your bike tour to Gmunden. Take your time strolling along the lovely lake promenade with Castle Ort before cycling through the Aurachtal in direction Lake Attersee.

  • Example of the hotel: Activhotel-Föttinger at Lake Attersee
  • Distance: Approximately 43 kilometers

Day 7 (Lake Attersee - Lake Mondsee)

Today's cycle tour in Austria leads again to Lake Mondsee. After a 2-kilometer-long valley narrowness, the Lake Mondsee presents itself. Follow the cycle path along the north bank to the village of Mondsee where you can visit the pre-historic stilt houses and enjoy some local specialties.

  • Example of the hotel: Hotel Leitnerbräu at Lake Mondsee
  • Distance: Approximately 28 kilometers

Day 8 (Lake Mondsee - Salzburg Lake District)

Today, you will follow the cycle route through lovely surroundings of Lake Mondsee passing Lake Irrsee before reaching the Salzburg Lake District. Do you like beer? If so, you are recommended to have a stop at the Trumer beer brewery.

  • Example of the hotel: Gasthof Neumayr at Salzburg Lake District
  • Distance: Approximately 45 kilometers

Day 9 (Salzburg Lake District - Salzburg)

The cycle route along the Salzburg Lake offers many lovely spots ideal for a stop and a refreshing swim. Before cycling back to Salzburg, you should enjoy a last view onto the magnificent Salzkammergut mountain range.

  • Example of the hotel: AMEDIA Hotel Salzburg City
  • Distance: Approximately 33 kilometers

Day 10

You will have your individual departure or you can stay and take some extra nights.

Bike rental options

21-speed-ladies' bike

  • Model: KTM touring bike
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for ladies
  • Gears: 21-speed derailleur gears, freewheel, Shimano Acera
  • Brakes: 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

7-speed-ladies' bike

  • Model: KTM bike
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for ladies
  • Gears: 7-speed hub gears, Shimano Nexus
  • Brakes: back pedal brake as well as caliper brake, Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

21-speed-men's bike

  • Model: KTM touring bike
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for men
  • Gears: 21-speed derailleur gears, freewheel, Shimano Acera
  • Brakes: 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

7-speed-men's bike

  • Model: KTM bike
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-frame for men
  • Gears: 7-speed hub gears, Shimano Nexus
  • Brakes: back pedal brake as well as caliper brake, Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

Electrically powered bike (E-bike)

  • Model: KTM Amparo XL
  • Bicycle frame: Aluminium-unisex
  • Gears: 8-speed hub gears, Shimano Nexus
  • Brakes: 2 caliper brakes, Shimano V-Brakes, partly back pedal brake
  • Tyres: 28 inches hollow section rim/sturdy tyres, Schwalbe Marathon
  • Saddle: premium gel saddle, Selle Royal

Location

This cycling holiday starts in Eugendorf and ends in Salzburg, Austria. It will cover Eugendorf, Lake Mondsee, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee, Lake Traunsee, Lake Attersee, Lake Mondsee, and Salzburg.

Food

During the tour, you will be served daily buffet breakfast. Half board meals are also available for 229 EUR per person and stay.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Best of Mozart Concert including cable car to the fortress (Cat.I) (44 EUR per person and stay)
  • Best of Mozart Concert including cable car to the fortress (Cat.II) (36 EUR per person and stay)
  • City sightseeing tour on the traces of Mozart (Salzburg) (28 EUR per person and stay)

What's included

  • 8 days of self-guided bike tour
  • Boat trip on the Lake Hallstätter See included bike
  • Ferry ride Abersee - Sankt Wolfgang included bike
  • Information material per room (cycle map)
  • Luggage transfers between hotels (1 piece of maximum 20 kilograms per person)
  • 1 high-quality handlebar bag for a perfect transportation of your travel documents per room
  • 1 saddle bag per room
  • Service hotline (also at the weekend)
  • Free Wi-Fi in all hotels
  • E-bike recharge in every hotel
  • 9 nights' accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast

What's not included

  • City tax (payable on the spot)

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Availability

This vacation is available until October 20, 2018, please select an arrival date below.

 

Early bird discount

You will get an early bird discount of 10% per person in case your booking reaches OO TOURISTIK at least 60 days prior to your holiday start.

 
Pricing information
  • Additional adult in room: 10% discount 
  • E-bike rental: 155 EUR per person and stay
 
Special discount

Children will get discount for the third and fourth person in extra bed with two full-paying persons.​​

  • 0 - 6 years old: free of charge
  • 7 - 11 years old: 50% discount 
  • 12 - 14 years old: 25% discount 

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