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.

The most famous lakes in the Salzkammergut region invite you for a swim, to go on a boat ride, or to simply cycle along the lake's edge. The practiced traditions will take you back to the times of Empress Sissi’s or even further back into the Hallstatt period. Tempting cakes and pastries will lure you into stylish pastry shops to make sure you get to know the culinary side of this famous region of Austria too. At the end of this journey you will agree with our Emperor Franz Josef - "It was very nice, it was a pleasure!"

Fair Weather Cyclist

Fair Weather Cyclist
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
Semiramis Feitler
Semiramis Feitler
+43 6219 7444 143 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 (not included in the tour price, about €4 per person) 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 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 22, 2018 - May 9, 2018
Sep 27, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018
Arrival Thursday, Sunday
Season 2
May 10, 2018 - Jun 20, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 - Sep 26, 2018
Arrival Thursday, Sunday
Season 3
Jun 21, 2018 - Sep 5, 2018
Arrival Thursday, Sunday
Salzkammergut - Based in Hotel, 7 days, AT-SKRBG-07GM
Base price
Surcharge single room
Surcharge half board
499,00
195,00
199,00
545,00
195,00
199,00
589,00
195,00
199,00
Price
Rental bike 21-gear
Rental bike 7-gear
Electric bike
75,00
75,00
180,00

Our rental bikes

Services and infos

  • Accommodation in Hotel Goiserermühle ****
  • Breakfast buffet
  • If half-board is booked: 6x 4 course meal
  • EUROBIKE developed route
  • Detailed travel documents (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
  • Free use of the spa area
  • Free admission to the public outdoor swimming pool
  • EUROBIKE signposting
  • GPS-data is available
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Service hotline

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.

Please note!

Where visitor's tax is due, it is not included in the tour price!

Accommodation

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

Ratings

4.8 of 5 Stars (4 Ratings)
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 Deutschland | 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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