Ten Lakes for families

ON THE GO IN THE SALZBURG LAKE DISTRICT

Experience adventure, enjoy nature, swimming fun and watersports in many lakes, snack on Kaiserschmarrn, taste some ice-cream and of course cycle – if you tell your children these things, would they be jumping with enthusiasm? We hope so! All of this and much more is offered on our Ten Lakes Tour through the Salzburg Lake District and the Salzkammergut. Join us on a holiday in Austria that you won’t soon forget – and that will give you strength to return to the hectic pace of daily life.

Details about the tour Ten Lakes for Families

And we’re off! Explore the delightful Mozart city of Salzburg with every sense. The charming old town attracts around nine million visitors every year. While the main routes around the Getreidegasse are bursting with liveliness, you can lose yourself in the side streets and find quieter areas.

Burghausen, Schleedorf and Thalgau are among the lovely villages on the tour that fit seamlessly into the captivating Alpine landscape. Enjoy not only the Austrian delicacies of Kasnocken and the likes, but also the special hospitality. The absolute highlight of the tour are of course the numerous lakes: Wallersee, Mondsee, Holzöster See, Trumer Seen – they are just waiting for you to jump in!

Highlights of the 8-day cycle tour Ten Lakes for Families

  • Lots of lakes with great beaches: Bathing fun shouldn’t be forgotten on a holiday with the kids. The many beaches guarantee action for the children and relaxation for the grown-ups. By the way, admission is often free with a Eurobike tour.
  • Adventure for the whole family: Slide up to 70 km/h and 45m high over 650m of forests, meadows and streams? The European slide is the ultimate adrenaline rush in the Seeham high ropes course. Over 110cm of fun and action await all visitors in the various courses on the legendary Teufelsgraben. Thanks to the Seenland Card, many attractions along the route are discounted or free, from boat trips to stand-up paddling.
  • Cycling in Austria’s largest moor area: The Ibmer Moor has a mystical flair that you simply must experience. Cycle through the special area and discover the extraordinary flora and fauna on the moor nature trail.
  • Strolling through the cultural city of Salzburg: In Mozart’s city there is not only lots to experience (the old town, Hohensalzburg Fortress and a tip for children, the Hause des Meeres), but also taste. Apple strudel, Kaisterschmarrn (like chopped up pancake with jam), Salzburger Nockerl (a famous dessert) – indulge in sweet cravings after many kilometres on the bike!

Useful information about the tour Ten Lakes for Families

The approx. 35 to 45 kilometre-long stages not only offer magnificent views, but also numerous attractions. There are some longer inclines waiting on the otherwise mostly flat route, but thanks to the well-developed cycle paths, these can be mastered without problems. Many opportunities to take a break complement the great route.

Medium
Medium
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
  • No minimun age
  • Approx. 190 km
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Itinerary

Arrival in the culturally rich City of Mozart. Regardless whether you stroll along the river Salzach with ice cream in hand, glance over the roofs of Salzburg high up from the hill ‚Kapuzinerberg’ or start with a shopping spree in the ‚Getreidegasse’: you can feel the wonderful flair, Salzburg simply oozes culture everywhere. No matter what age you are, Salzburg will enchant you! Welcome meeting and rental bike distribution.

Hotel example: Achat Plaza zum Hirschen

After a short ride by regional railway, you autonomously start your family tour full of beans in Oberndorf (exercised cyclists can take already the bike to cycle to Oberndorf), birthplace of the most famous Christmas carol ever: ‚Silent Night’. Then onwards along the lovely babbling river Salzach into the diverse nature of Austria’s largest moor area: here the warm lakes Höllerersee and Holzöstersee with lido for families await. Just like a little Garden of Eden.

Hotel example: Seewirt Franking

After a swim in the wonderful warm moorland lake, come and join the funny “Wanderbauerngolf”- a special kind of miniature golf along funny walking paths, played with wooden bats. Alternatively you can also go for another cycling tour along the river Salzach to Burghausen, a beautiful city with its very charming old town.

Hotel example: Seewirt Franking

Here in the nature reserve, time seems to stand still. You cycle past the animal paradise to Michaelbeuern and from there into the Trumer-Lake district with its three crystal clear lakes, Lake Obertrumer See, Lake Mattsee and Lake Grabensee. This is the best place to cool off, have fun and relax in the glistening water after your cycling tour.

Hotel example: Hotel Walkner

A cool jump into the water? Not just one but three massive lidos (entrance fee included) await you. Try the slide or the raft, this place has a lot to offer. However, this is not all yet: you can experience the areal adventure in the high rope course and swing as high as 35 metres (not opened daily). Or you do a short cycle tour along the Obertrumer See – Bathing stop inclusive.

Hotel example: Hotel Walkner

You cycle through the nature reserve of the pretty Egelseen-lakes to Schleedorf, from there you continue along the sparkling Lake Irrsee all the way to Lake Mondsee. At the tranquil Lake Mondsee you will not miss out on swimming and fun, that’s a guarantee! During your cycling tour you get to taste typically Austrian cuisine, dishes such as Schnitzel and apple strudel, in one of the many inns.

Hotel example: Landhaus Meingast

The route leads you past lush meadows along the cycle path to Thalgau and onwards to Eugendorf. From here you continue on the tracks of the disused Ischler-railway all the way to the river Salzach and then along the Tauern-cycle path into the centre of Salzburg. As a reward you can treat yourselves to a delicious ice cream or try the original Salzburg chocolates called ‚Mozartkugeln’ at the place of their creation. Be advised to take enough time for this city. There is so much to see: a visit to  Mozart’s birth place, cathedral, Mirabell palace or the castle ‚Hohensalzburg’. The water fountains in Hellbrunn palace are a lot of fun too. The Zoo Hellbrun is a must for all animal lovers.

Hotel example: Achat Plaza zum Hirschen

Today options for departure are all yours. Alternatively, how about you add an extra day and discover all of Salzburg’s secrets?

Tour character

You cycle along the river Salzach and through numerous nature reserves, past countless lakes with options for a swim. There are few longer ascents between the Trumer Lakes and Salzburg or Lake Mondsee. You cycle always on well-maintained cycle paths low traffic side streets.

 

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Salzburg
  Season 1
03.04.2021 - 23.04.2021
02.10.2021 - 09.10.2021

Arrival daily
Season 2
24.04.2021 - 11.06.2021
04.09.2021 - 01.10.2021

Arrival daily
Season 3
12.06.2021 - 03.09.2021

Arrival daily
Ten-Lakes for families, 8 days, AT-SBASS-08X
Base price
669.00
729.00
759.00
Surcharge half board 7x (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher) 189.00 189.00 189.00
Surcharge half board (7x) children aged 6 - 14 (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher) 139.00 139.00 139.00
Extra bed from 15 years 669.00 729.00 759.00
Extra bed 0-5 years 0.00 0.00 0.00
Extra bed 6–11 years 379.00 379.00 379.00
Extra bed 12-14 years 529.00 529.00 529.00
Surcharge single room 229.00 229.00 229.00

Category: 3***-and 4**** hotels and nice guesthouses

Child prices valid if they are staying in same room as 2 full price adults. Charges for children under 6 (for example Child bed) to be paid for at the time.

Season 1
Apr 3, 2021 - Apr 23, 2021
Oct 2, 2021 - Oct 9, 2021
Arrival daily
Season 2
Apr 24, 2021 - Jun 11, 2021
Sep 4, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021
Arrival daily
Season 3
Jun 12, 2021 - Sep 3, 2021
Arrival daily
Ten-Lakes for families, 8 days, AT-SBASS-08X
Base price
Surcharge half board 7x (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
Surcharge half board (7x) children aged 6 - 14 (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
Extra bed from 15 years
Extra bed 0-5 years
Extra bed 6–11 years
Extra bed 12-14 years
Surcharge single room
669.00
189.00
139.00
669.00
0.00
379.00
529.00
229.00
729.00
189.00
139.00
729.00
0.00
379.00
529.00
229.00
759.00
189.00
139.00
759.00
0.00
379.00
529.00
229.00

Category: 3***-and 4**** hotels and nice guesthouses

Child prices valid if they are staying in same room as 2 full price adults. Charges for children under 6 (for example Child bed) to be paid for at the time.

Season 1
Apr 3, 2021 - Apr 23, 2021
Oct 2, 2021 - Oct 9, 2021
Season 2
Apr 24, 2021 - Jun 11, 2021
Sep 4, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021
Season 3
Jun 12, 2021 - Sep 3, 2021
Salzburg
Double room p. P.
Surcharge single room
Extra bed 12-14 years
Extra bed 6-11 years
Extra bed 0-5 years
69.00
39.00
49.00
35.00
0.00
69.00
39.00
49.00
35.00
0.00
89.00
59.00
65.00
45.00
0.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Salzburg
  Season 1
Apr 3, 2021 - Apr 23, 2021
Oct 2, 2021 - Oct 9, 2021

Arrival daily
Season 2
Apr 24, 2021 - Jun 11, 2021
Sep 4, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021

Arrival daily
Season 3
Jun 12, 2021 - Sep 3, 2021

Arrival daily
Salzburg
Double room p. P. 69.00 69.00 89.00
Surcharge single room 39.00 39.00 59.00
Extra bed 12-14 years 49.00 49.00 65.00
Extra bed 6-11 years 35.00 35.00 45.00
Extra bed 0-5 years 0.00 0.00 0.00
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21-gear unisex incl. rental bike insurance
21-gear gents incl. rental bike insurance
7-gear unisex with back pedal break incl. rental bike insurance
rental bike PLUS incl. rental bike insurance
Electric bike incl. rental bike insurance
Child bike
Children’s trailer
Follow-Me with child bike
79.00
79.00
79.00
129.00
189.00
65.00
65.00
95.00
Prices per person in EUR

Our rental bikes

Services and infos

Services

Included

  • Accommodation as already stated
  • Breakfast buffet or extensive breakfast
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • Luggage transfer between hotels
  • EUROBIKE developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French, Italian) with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
  • “Wanderbauerngolf” in Franking
  • Entrance fee to the lidos on the Trumer Lakes
  • Salzburger Seeland-card with numerous inclusive services
  • Bike transfer into the Tiefbrunnau/opportunity for limited number of persons to get a lift
  • 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
  • Entrace fee for the high rope course Seeham approx. EUR 28 per adult and EUR 16 per child, Minimum height for access to areal climbing park: 110 cm
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Salzburg central train station
  • Salzburg airport
  • Car park approx. EUR 10 per day, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possible/necessary
  • Public multi-storey car park approx. EUR 65 per week

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Regional railway journey on day 2 from Salzburg to Oberndorf approx. EUR 6 per person with bike, payable on site, not included
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

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