Cycling holidays in Austria Salzkammergut
Self guided cycle holidays Austria from lake to lake
On this self guided cycle tour from inn to inn you will see all major sights and villages in the well known lakes and mountains region of Salzkammergut. Enjoy the world heritage side of Hallstatt, the emperor city of Bad Ischl or a boad trip on one of the lakes.
What could be more enjoyable than biking on the shore paths of the lakes and to let the soul 'flow' in a wonderfully unspoilt countryside? A tour through the Salzkammergut shows you the World Heritage Side of Hallstatt, the Emperor city of Bad Ischl and wonderful lakes.
Have you ever heart of Sound of Music? Well on this tour you will see the wedding church in Mondsee and wonderful views over the lakes and mountains which you also see in the movie.
A wonderful cycle tour will be in the Ausseerland where you will pass a landscape looking like alpine pastures with high mountains around. In between lovely little lakes and an old city which is called Bad Aussee.
Characteristic: You mainly cycle along cycle path but you also have to follow little side roads. Little ascents are between the lakes but there are not long. Medium fitness is necessary for this tour.
- 6 nights
- Luggage transfer included
- 6 nights in 3 star hotels with breakfast
- luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
- train from Hallstatt to Tauplitz
- ferry lake Hallstatt
- Road book in english with maps
- Salzkammergut Card (reduction on more than 130 sights)
Day 1: Arrival lake Wolfgangsee
You will get your road book and rental bike in the starting hotel
• Overnight St. Gilgen/Abersee or Strobl
Day 2: Lake Wolfgangsee – Lake Mondsee – Lake Attersee/Attergau (30 – 52 km)
In the morning you will follow the former railway tracks along the lake Wolfgangsee to the Mozart village of St. Gilgen. Take some time and visit the little Museum about Mozarts family living in St. Gilgen. Afterwards you will cycle to lake Mondsee where you can visit the wedding church from the Sound of music movie! Along the lake Mondsee you will cycle to the biggest lake in the Lake District to lake Attersee.
• Overnight in Unterrach or St. Georgen
Day 3: Lake Attersee/Attergau – Lake Traunsee – city of Gmunden – Traunkirchen/Ebensee (40 – 45 km)
The cycle trail between the lakes Attersee and Traunsee will be a little bit hilly but not too demanding. You will see little hamlets and farm houses and afterwards you will come to the wonderful lakeside city of Gmunden. Enjoy a little walk along the esplanade and later on a visit of the lake caste of Orth. Afterwards you will follow the cycle trail along lake Traunsee to Ebensee.
• Overnight in Traunkirchen or Ebensee
Day 4: Lake Traunsee – Bad Ischl – Lake Hallstatt/Word Heritage (30 – 40 km)
You will follow the cycle trail along the river Traun to the former emperor city of Bad Ischl. Take some time to visit the emperor castle or taste the pastries in the famous café of Zauner. Afterwards you will continue following the cycle trail along the river Traun to the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt.
• Overnight in Bad Goisern or Hallstatt
Day 5: Train to Tauplitz – Bad Aussee – Hallstatt (45 – 52 km)
In the morning you will take the train to the Ausseerland which is well know for the daffodil festival in spring. You will cycle through a wonderful countryside and on both sides you will see hight mountains. Depending on your fitness you may cycle to Lake Grundlsee and afterwards to the little old city of Bad Aussee. Passing the wild valley of Koppental you will come to the famous village of Hallstatt which is a Unesco World Heritage side. Certainly one of the nicest lakeside village in Austria.
• Overnight Bad Goisern or Hallstatt
Day 6: Lake Hallstatt – Lake Wolfgangsee (30 – 45 km)
You will follow the cycle trail along Lake Hallstatt and afterwards the brine pipeline trail to Bad Ischl. After a short ascend you will follow the former romaine road to Lake Wolfgang and the lake side trail back to the village of Abersee.
• Overnight Abersee or Strobl
Day 7: Departure
Daily arrival from April to October
Price for tour # 1737 – self guided tour
Arrival 24.04. - 30.06. and 01.09. - 16.10.
Euro 595,- per person double room
Euro 840,- per person single room
Arrival 01.07. - 31.08.
Euro 635,- per person double room
Euro 880,- per person single room
Euro 70,- per rental cycle (11 gear)
Euro 90,- per rental cycle (21 gear)
Euro 160,- per e-bike
- ARBÖ member
- Ö1 member
- ÖAMTC Member
- ÖBB advantage card
- OÖ Nachrichten (news)
- Böhmerwald Guestcard
- Linz Card
- Phyrn-Priel seasonal pass
- Salzkammergut Sommer-Card
- S´Innviertel Guestcard
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
- For families