Cyclists having a look in a map
Cycle path in Bad Ischl
Cyclists splashing around at Lake Hallstatt
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Salzkammergut - based in one hotel

Famous Lakes and Sweet Clichés.

“Griaß di und Servas”, is how you are greeted in the picturesque Salzkammergut! The cycle tour in the district of lakes offers you living tradition, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and beautiful landscapes. During the seven-day journey you stay overnight in the 4-star hotel ‘Goiserer Mühle’ in the quiet spa town of Bad Goisern. Special ‘Zuckal’: the award-winning cuisine of the hotel. This tour is ideal for the passionate leisure cyclist. Each day begins in Bad Goisern. And every day you get to know another part of the Salzkammergut. Look forward to wondrous lakes, tempting pastries and water-framed landscapes!

Details of the cycle tour in Salzkammergut

Where Hubert von Goisern wrote hits like ‘Brenna tuats guat’, and the birthplace of the ‘Goiserer’ (sturdy hiking boots), is where you will spend your nights. From picturesque Bad Goisern you cycle to lakeside towns of Gmunden, St Wolfgang and Hallstatt. You will visit, for example, Sisi’s Teahouse, the Royal Villa in Bad Ischl or the famous hotel ‘Weißes Rössl’. Culinary delights and natural wonders round off your cycle tour in the Salzkammergut.

Highlights of the cycle tour in the Salzkammergut at a glance:

  • Treats as far as the eye can see: Try a delicious Zaunerstollen (included in the price) in the traditional confectioner ‘Zauner’ in Bad Ischl.
  • The team of the 4-star hotel ‘Goiserer Mühle’ will fulfil your wishes: The wellness hotel impresses not only with its excellent gourmet cuisine, but also with a fine spa area. Relax in the steam bath after a long cycle.
  • World Heritage Site Hallstatt: It’s not only the picturesque village built into the mountains that’s worth a visit. Lake Hallstatt is also home to the oldest salt mine in the world!

Important information about the cycle tour in the Salzkammergut

Your new home for seven days is Bad Goisern. You can rent bikes from Eurobike, tailored to your own specifications, should you require them. Over the next days you can choose your day tours. Explore Gmunden, St Wolfgang, Hallstatt or Bad Aussee and experience the local traditions. Your choice: ride the bike or shorten the journey by train or boat. The routes are mostly flat and there are no long climbs to tackle. On average you cycle between 25 to 55 kilometres daily.

Medium

Medium
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
Christine Pölzleitner
Christine Pölzleitner
+43 6219 7444 137 Contact
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Itinerary

(different order for Thursday arrivals)

The hotel staff will give you your travel documents and rental bikes (if booked).

In the morning, you will take the train to Gmunden. The beautiful lake resort invites you for a walk. We recommend visiting Orth castle and the ceramic chimes in the town hall's tower. On the bike path, you will cycle along the river Traun to Ebensee. Then you will continue further along the Traun until you soon arrive in Bad Ischl. The former imperial city attracts visitors with its Imperial Park, Imperial Villa and Sissi's teahouse. From here there are only a few more kilometres until you will be back at your hotel.

The day will start with a transfer to Gosau. From there, you will be able to ride your bike to lake Vorderen Gosausee. From there you will have a marvellous view. On your way back, you will cycle along the river Gosaubach to Lake Hallstatt and then further along the river Traun back to Bad Goisern.

First, you will ride your bike along the river Traun to Bad Ischl. The river Ischler Ache flows to Lake Wolfgangsee and then further on to St. Wolfgang. If you have time, you should not only visit the White Horse Inn and the church, but you should also go up the Schafberg mountain by taking the rack railway! A short ferry ride will take you to the other side of the lake and the bike path will take you via lake Nussensee and back to the hotel.

Today, there is plenty of time to explore the World Heritage area around Lake Hallstatt. Magnificent nature and the oldest salt mine in the world, the Dachstein Ice Caves, or a relaxing boat trip – there is something for everyone! During this tour, you will always cycle along the lake's edge and all of the attractions are close to the route.

The train will take you to Bad Aussee. You will have the opportunity to take a trip to the Grundlsee and Toplitzsee lakes. Lake Altausseer See is located on the way to the valley Rettenbachtal, which leads to Bad Ischl. Make sure you try the famous pastry Zaunerstollen (included in the tour price) at Cafè Zauner. Even Emperor Franz Josef enjoyed these delicious pastries! After cycling a few more kilometres, you will get back to Bad Goisern.

Tour character

Most of the stages are easy cycle tours with just occasional very small ascents. There is one longer ascent. You will find yourself either cycling on bike paths or on quiet side roads with little traffic. Only a few kilometres of this tour have to be cycled on busier roads.

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 21, 2019 - May 8, 2019
Sep 26, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019
Thursday, Sunday
Season 2
May 9, 2019 - Jun 19, 2019
Aug 29, 2019 - Sep 25, 2019
Thursday, Sunday
Season 3
Jun 20, 2019 - Aug 28, 2019
Thursday, Sunday
Salzkammergut - Based in Hotel, 7 days, AT-SKRBG-07GM
Base price
Surcharge single room
Surcharge half board evening meal (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
515,00
195,00
199,00
559,00
195,00
199,00
599,00
195,00
199,00
Price
21-gear incl. rental bike insurance
7-gear incl. rental bike insurance
Electric bike incl. rental bike insurance
75,00
75,00
180,00

Our rental bikes

Services and infos

Included:

  • Accommodation in Hotel Goiserermühle ****
  • Breakfast buffet
  • EUROBIKE developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (GE, EN, FR with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • Bus transfer to Gosau incl. bike
  • Train journeys Bad Goisern to Gmunden, Bad Goisern to Bad Aussee and Bad Aussee to Bad Goisern incl. bike
  • 1 x Zaunerstollen pastry and coffee per person at the famous Cafe Zauner
  • Introductory cooking class with the chef (GE, EN)
  • Free use of the spa area
  • Free admission to the public outdoor swimming pool
  • EUROBIKE signposting
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service hotline

Optional extras:

  • Half-board evening meal (mostly multi-course)
  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Bad Goisern train station
  • Salzburg airport
  • Free parking or you can pay €20 per week for a hotel carport. Reservation is not possible.

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Ferry tickets from St. Wolfgang to Abersee not incl. € 4 / person incl. bike
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

Accommodation

Christine Pölzleitner
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Christine Pölzleitner, Customer Service

Ratings

4.8 of 5 Stars (8 Ratings)
5 stars
charles hodson GB | 14.09.2018
Goisern single centre cycling holiday
4 stars
Paula S. NL | 05.07.2018
Abwechselnd
5 stars
Richard Johnston US | 25.06.2018
Great introduction to biking in Austria
This was our first self guided bike tour; it was successful. Comfortable accommodations in a nice hotel in a small, quiet town--from about 9 pm til 7am (when the church bells rang) the town was dead quiet. Saw a number of lovely alpine lakes; mostly flat rides but some challenging hills. Route directions were generally good; a couple of times we lost the route, but the Eurobike app usually got us back on track quickly (a definite benefit).
Semiramis Feitler
Semiramis Feitler answered:
Great to hear that you had such a lovely time, Mr. Johnston!
5 stars
Susan Schuster AU | 16.06.2018
Great tour of beautiful places
Semiramis Feitler
Semiramis Feitler answered:
Thanks a lot Mrs. Schuster!
4 stars
Eckhard B. DE | 22.09.2017
Tagsüber sportliche Herausforderung, abends kulinarisches Verwöhnprogramm
Eine Tour durch ein wenig bekannte, an romantischen und trotzdem lebendigen Dörfern reiche Landschaft mit herrlichen Ausblicken über wunderschöne Seen, grüne Hügel und bei guter Sicht bis weit zu den schneebdeckten Gipfeln. Im Hotel wird man persönlich, doch unaufdringlich rundum versorgt - das üppige Käsefondue und das sensationelle Fischschmankerl bleiben unvergeßlich. Für Flachländer scheint aber doch eine E-Bike- Empfehlung angemessen.
Semiramis Feitler
Semiramis Feitler answered:
Das hört sich nach einem tollen Urlaub an! Vielen Dank für Ihre Zeilen!
5 stars
Bernd Glöckner DE | 19.06.2017
Sehr schöne Radtour
5 stars
Christian Siebert DE | 24.09.2016
Wie immer - sehr gut!
Die Reise war sehr gut vorbereitet. Das Hotel hatte einige kleinere Mängel, u.a., daß die Ruhetage morgens nicht genau bekannt waren! Die Bahn- und Taxifahrten waren bestens organisiert. Die Strecken super ausgeschildert. Man ist das so von Eurobike gewöhnt!
5 stars
Dr. Manfred Simon DE | 12.09.2016
Sternfahrt Salzkammergut
Traumhafte Landschaft, sehr schöne Ziele, sehr gute Vernetzung mit Zügen, sehr gutes Hotel mit eleganten Zimmern und hervorragenden, großen Betten.

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