Meadow and mountain in Altausee
Cyclists with map
Little castle at the bank of Lake Attersee
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Salzkammergut-Tour

A Summer Holiday full of Nature and History.

The former emperor Franz Josef and his wife Sissi have spent many holidays in this area and the term 'Sommerfrische’ (summer health resort) has been coined here. The aristocracy was easily persuaded and it was not long until half of Vienna was spending the hot summer months in the 'healthy’ region of the Salzkammergut. This is why you will encounter opulent villas and imposing houses on this cycle tour. The artist Gustav Klimt was yet another regular. He spent time by the lakes trying to capture this stunning natural scenery in his own paintings. For you a journey of cultural, scenic and culinary temptations awaits day by day. You will literally cycle through a world of clichés, that came true...

Challenging

Challenging
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
Christine Pölzleitner
Christine Pölzleitner
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Itinerary

Welcome briefing and bike fitting. We recommend that you take a stroll along the lake.

Hotel (example):

Category A and B: Hotel Aberseehof

In the morning there is plenty of time to explore St. Wolfgang. Today’s short tour leads you at first along the lovely lake Wolfgang to St. Gilgen. Then you cycle via the 'Scharfling’ and past the romantic Lake Krottensee to Lake Mondsee. The towering sheer rockface 'Drachenwand’ (dragon’s wall) will be your constant companion until you get to the well-known lake resort with its palace and abbey church.

Hotel (example):

Category A: Hotel Leitnerbräu
Category B: Landhaus Meingast

The cycle path takes you along the banks of lake Mondsee to the dark-green lake Attersee. Onwards to the North shore and then through the Aurach valley to Lake Traunsee. Gmunden, famous for ist pottery and Ort Palace, has often been used as a movie backdrop. Overnight stay in Altmünster, Traunkirchen or Ebensee.

Hotel (example):

Category A: Hotel Post Ebensee
Category B: Hotel Hocheck

Follow the cycle path from Ebensee along the river Traun to famous Bad Ischl. From here you you take a train ride and delve into the 'deepest’ part of Salzkammergut, namely Bad Aussee. Here you have the option of doing a short bike tour to Lake Altaussee. There is also a marvellous circular path around the lake amidst the surrounding mountains.

Hotel (example):

 

Category A: Hotel Erzherzog Johann
Category B: Gasthof Blaue Traube

Today’s cycle tour is all about the Ausseer Lakes. Lake Grundlsee and Lake Toplitz are world-famous due to their crystal clear water and the glorious mountain backdrop that they both offer. You will cycle past lake Altaussee one more time before you return to the spa resort, Bad Aussee.

Hotel (example):

Category A: Hotel Erzherzog Johann
Category B: Gasthof Blaue Traube

You head from one imperial spa resort to the next! But this time you get to visit the world’s most stunning lake resort, Hallstatt too. With an entire epoche named after it, naturally there is a lot to see and visit. The world’s oldest salt mine and the bone house are only a few examples as to how this charming little place has attracted countless visitors from all over the globe. In Bad Ischl the emperor Franz Josef and his wife Sissi were regulars during the summer and loved spending time in the well-known Cafè Zauner and enjoying a slice of the incredibly delicious bundt cake 'Guglhupf’.

Hotel (example):

Category A und B: Stadt Salzburg

Today you head along the Ischler Ache over to Lake Wolfgangsee. Today you have plenty of time again, which allows you to explore St. Wolfgang and to visit the hotel 'Weißes Rössl’ and the pilgrimage church. We recommend a final boat trip on the lake or to even take the cog railway to the top of the Schafberg mountain with an altitude of 1782m!

Hotel (example):

Category A and B: Hotel Aberseehof

Tour character

The terrain along the banks of the lakes is completely flat. There are a few hills interspersed. Most of the tour is spent on cycle paths and on sideroads with little traffic cycling from one lake to the next. Cycling on fairly busy roads is unfortunately unavoidable for a few short sections of the tour.

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 20, 2019 - May 10, 2019
Sep 28, 2019 - Oct 5, 2019
daily
Season 2
May 11, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019
Aug 31, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019
daily
Season 3
Jun 22, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019
daily
Salzkammergut-Tour, 8 days, Cat. A, AT-SKRSK-08A
Base price
Surcharge single room
Surcharge half board evening meal (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
Salzkammergut-Tour, 8 days, Cat. B, AT-SKRSK-08B
Base price
Surcharge single room
Surcharge half board evening meal (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
729,00
165,00
159,00
619,00
129,00
135,00
779,00
165,00
159,00
669,00
129,00
135,00
799,00
165,00
159,00
699,00
129,00
135,00

Category A: 3*** and 4**** hotels
Category B: 3*** hotels, inns, and guest houses

Season 1
Apr 20, 2019 - May 10, 2019
Sep 28, 2019 - Oct 5, 2019
Season 2
May 11, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019
Aug 31, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019
Season 3
Jun 22, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019
Lake Wolfgangsee A comfort
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Bad Aussee A comfort
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Lake Wolfgangsee B Standard
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Bad Aussee B Standard
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
49,00
66,00
95,00
123,00
49,00
66,00
55,00
66,00
59,00
76,00
95,00
123,00
59,00
76,00
55,00
66,00
59,00
76,00
95,00
123,00
59,00
76,00
55,00
66,00
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 your selected category
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • EUROBIKE developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French) with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
  • Trip from Bad Ischl to Bad Aussee by train incl. your bike
  • EUROBIKE signposting
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service hotline

Optional extras

  • Half-board evening meal (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Salzburg train station and then by public bus to lake Wolfgangsee
  • Salzburg airport
  • Car park at the hotel costs approx. € 4 per day, to be paid at the time, reservation is necessary

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • 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

5 of 5 Stars (1 Rating)
5 stars
Kerstin Klingel DE | 05.10.2016
Abwechslungsreiche Rundtour in wunderschöner Landschaft
Sehr schöne Tour, um das Salzkammergut mit seinen fast unberührten Seen und beeindruckenden Aussichten auf die Berge kennen zu lernen. Wir haben es als sehr angenehm empfunden, nur in der Natur bzw. in kleineren Städten Rad zu fahren. Route ist von Eurobike super mit Aufklebern markiert, was sehr hilfreich ist. Einzig die Streckenabschnitte auf viel befahrenen Straßen trübten etwas den Fahrspaß. Insgesamt aber sehr zu empfehlen!
Eurofun Touristik GmbH answered:
Eurobike - Semirams
Liebe Frau Klingel, danke für Ihr Feedback. Es freut mich, dass Sie eine schöne Woche im Salzkammergut verbracht haben. Auf manchen Teilabschnitten, insbesondern zwischen den Seen, gibt es leider keine Alternativen zu den etwas verkehrsreicheren Abschnitten. Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Semiramis

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