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Cycling group on the Tauern Cycle Path

Tauern Cycle Path, Krimml – Passau

From Krimml via Salzburg to Passau

8 Days / 7 Nights
Cycling group on the Tauern Cycle Path

On this cycle tour you descend 750m between Krimml and Passau. Everyday you will see a few scenic highlights of landscape and culture like our snow-covered mountains with a highness of 3.000 metres. This magical landscape is sure to impress you. Your cultural expectations are certain to be satisfied too. Riparian forests, small villages and the river "Inn“ characterise the second part to the three-river city Passau. This magnificent and breathtaking bike trip will make you forget the daily routine of your everyday life. This holiday promises to get you in a relaxed mood. 

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Itinerary at a glance

Fantastic views of the snow-covered mountains accompany you along the Tauern Cycle Path. Take a stroll through Salzburg’s old town and visit Schärding, a baroque town. In Burghausen, you will visit the largest castle complex in Central Europe.

Take a walk today to see Europe’s highest waterfalls.

Hotel (example):

Cat. A.: Hotel Krimml
Cat. B.: Klockerhaus

Today’s stage takes you through the Hohe Tauern National Park and the Upper Pinzgau region. Stunning views of snow-covered, three-thousand-metre peaks will accompany you the whole way. Your immediate surroundings will alternate between lush green meadows and cute little villages, which offer you a fairytale backdrop. In Kaprun you can also take a trip to see the high mountain reservoirs.

Hotel (example):

Cat. A.: Zum Hirschen
Cat. B.: Martini

Take the opportunity for a refreshing dip in Lake Zell. You will soon arrive in Saalfelden having cycled via the castle village of Maishofen and Maria Alm with its well-known pilgrimage church. Maria Alm is a great place to take a lunch break. Other highlights along the way to Lofer include the Seisenberg gorge and Lamprechtshöhle (Europe’s deepest cave) near Weißbach.

Hotel (example):

Cat. A. and Cat. B.: Bad Hochmoos

On today’s bike ride, you will be cycling along the tranquil Saalach valley. Bad Reichenhall tucked away in a little corner of Germany is bound to enchant you. Just a little bit further left to go before you will arrive in Salzburg, the city of Mozart. The vast amount of culture there will enthral you for sure. Make sure to leave enough time for a wander around the historic city and to visit Mozart’s birthplace.

Hotel (example):

Cat. A.: Arcotel Castellani
Cat. B.: Ganslhof

In Oberndorf you can visit the „Silent Night Chapel". Obendorf’s extensive alluvial forests will then lead you to Tittmoning. From there you then follow the „Naturerlebnisweg Unterer Inn“ (Lower Inn nature discovery trail) to Burghausen. A magnificent old town and the largest castle complex in Central Europe are the two most noteworthy features of the town.

Hotel (example):

Cat. A.: Glöcklhofer
Cat. B.: Bayerischer Hof

You will leisurely cycle along the Inn cycle path to the gothic town of Braunau. Along the way you will see many bird colonies nesting close to the river banks. You continuously follow the German-Austrian border until you get to Obernberg where you will be staying tonight. Check out its well-known marketplace and its baroque architecture. Some guests will stay in Bad Füssing, which is a spa town.

Hotel (example):

Cat. A. and Cat. B.: Gasthof Post

You continue along the Inn river, which the famous Reichersberg abbey lies next to. In Schärding make sure to take a break at baroque market square before reaching Passau, today’s destination. In Passau a three rivers cruise would most certainly be a fitting end to your cycle tour.

Hotel (example):

Cat. A.: Passauer Wolf 
Cat. B.: Hotel Spitzberg

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Route Information


The Tauern Cycle Path is mostly signposted and mainly on quiet, asphalted cycle paths and country roads. The route is mainly flat or slightly hilly with some short ascents.

Prices and dates

Category A: 3***- und 4****-hotels

Category B: 3***-hotels and inns

Prices per person in EUR

Our Rental Bikes

Eurobike Herren-Leihrad mit 21 Gängen
Men's bike 21-speed
with freewheel and diamond frame

The rental bike with the classic men's frame.

Body size approx. 165 cm - 205 cm

Note: Due to limited availability, reservation is required.

56-51 "sloping" cm |
60 cm |
64 cm
Eurobike Unisex-Leihrad mit 21 Gängen
Unisex bike 21/24-speed
with freewheel

With this high quality touring bike, you are well-equipped for all our tours.

Body size approx. 148 cm - 190 cm

43 cm |
46 cm |
51 cm |
56 cm
Eurobike Unisex-Leihrad mit 7 Gängen
Unisex bike 7-speed
with coaster brake

For all those guests who prefer a coaster brake at the rear wheel.

Body size approx. 155 cm - 190 cm

46 cm |
51 cm |
56 cm
Eurobike E-Bike-Leihrad von KTM
Unisex Electro bike 8-speed
with hub gears

Body size approx. 148 cm - 195 cm

46 cm |
46 cm "xs" |
51 cm |
56 cm
Eurobike Leihrad PLUS
Rental Bike PLUS 20/27-speed
with freewheel and diamond frame

Slightly sportier, lighter and more precise, this type of rental bike will delight all guests who want even more quality in the saddle.

Body size approx. 155 cm - 205 cm

46 cm |
51 cm |
60 cm |
63 cm

Services & Information

Further details about this tour


  • Accommodation in your selected category
  • Breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • EUROBIKE developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French)
  • App for Navigation and GPS-data
  • Service hotline

Optional extras

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
  • Return transfer by minibus to Krimml, daily, this costs EUR 95/person from Passau/Schärding and EUR 79/person from Salzburg, EUR 39 extra for your own bike, to be paid for in advance, reservation necessary.

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Krimml train station
  • Salzburg, Innsbruck or München airport
  • Krimml: public parking approx. EUR 5/day
  • Schärding: Free public car park on the Eurobike premises directly on the cycle path
  • Passau: Public garage approx. EUR 45/week, no reservation possible/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!

Join us in achieving greater sustainability by choosing our digital route book, rather than the printed version. As a small thank you we will give you a discount of €20 per room.

Christine Pölzleitner
Christine Pölzleitner
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