|Cycle tour Salzburg to Vienna|
Salzburg – Attersee – Traunsee – Grein – through the World Heritage region Wachau - Emmersdorf – Krems – Vienna
With daily luggage transfer
Requirements and general information: The cycle tours don't have any technical difficulties; there are only a few ascents! Some physical fitness and stamina are necessary though as well as comfortable sports cloths, rucksack, rain- and sun protection, jumper, ... The routes can easily be rode on with trekking bikes – mostly they are asphalted cycle paths, a few stretches are gravel and forest paths. It is possible to hire a trekking bike (additional charge).
Should you want to spend a day more relaxingly you can cover the stretch by public transport (bus, train or boat) – time tables included in the information material received on arrival.
1st day: Arrival in Salzburg at your accommodation.
You receive your travel documents and the rented bikes. Overnight stay in Salzburg in ***hotel.
2nd day: Salzburg – Attersee Distance: approx. 50 km
Start in Salzburg; along of the river Salzach you drive outside of the city. In Salzburg Nord (Itzling) the Salzkammergut cycle route leads you till Eugendorf, to Thalgau and further to Mondsee. From Lake Mondsee drive further to Lake Attersee. The Lake Attersee invites you to a bath after your cycling trip or you can enjoy a boat trip. Overnight stay in ***hotel in Attersee/Unterach.
3rd day: Attersee – Traunsee Distance: approx. 50 km
Today you go by bike from Lake Attersee/Unterach on the west shore along the Attersee to Schörfling and Seewalchen and via Aurach am Hongar till you reach the Lake Traunsee. Overnight stay in ***hotel in Traunsee.
4th day: Traunsee - Hallstatt Distance: approx. 50 - 55 km
From Traunsee along the Salzkammergut cycle route to Bad Ischl. We recommend a stop in Bad Ischl. Come and visit us in our tourist shop. From Bad Ischl you go via Bad Goisern to Hallstatt along the east shore of Lake Hallstättersee. Now you have two possibilities: Go by bike to Hallstatt around the lake (5 km) or you take the ferry boat on the other side of the lake directly to the market place of Hallstatt. Cycle back from Hallstatt to Bad Ischl. In our service center in Bad Ischl you give back the bikes and you wil drive with your luggage from Bad Ischl to Grein with the train. Transfer from the train station to your hotel. Overnight stay in ***hotel in Grein.
Handover of the bikes for the next days in the hotel. Start your tour in Grein through the romantic Strundengau in the narrow Danube valley. You pass the roman village Ybbs. Go further to Melk – it is also called the „Gate to Wachau". We recommend visiting the abbey of Melk. Afterwards drive to Emmersdorf. Emmersdorf is on the opposite site of the Danube of Melk. Overnight stay in ****hotel in Emmersdorf.
6th day: Emmersdorf - Krems Distance: approx. 40 km
Soft vineyards line your way to Krems. You can choose on which site from the Danube you drive – but most of the cycler´s prefer the left side with its picturesque villages Spitz, Weißenkirchen and Dürnstein. Overnight stay in ***hotel in Krems. 7th day: Krems - Tulln Distance: approx. 52 km - Train to Vienna The route is always a bit downhill. You can enjoy the views and landscape on your way to Tulln. From Tulln you go by train to Vienna. The luggage will be transferred from Krems to Vienna to your hotel. Overnight stay in ***hotel in Vienna.
8th day: You can give back the bikes in the hotel in Vienna. Departure or individual extra days.
Rates per person for the arrangement in €:
28.04. to 26.05.2015 and 02.09. to 20.10.2015
Arrangement in a double room BB: 679,-- €
Additional charge half board: 134,-- €
Additional charge single room: 158,-- €
Arrival day: Daily
27.05 to 01.09.2015
Arrangement in a double room BB: 699,-- €
Additional charge half board: 129,-- €
Additional charge single room: 154,-- €
Arrival day: Daily
Bikes rental on request! Please make sure to book in advance!
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