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Alpe Adria 8-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2

  • 8days
  • Austria

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8-day Cycle Alpe Adria tour from Salzburg to Grado

From the Alps to the sea! An inter-cultural composition consisting of Austria‘s impressive Alpine region and Italy‘s southern flair. On your bike you simply experience more: more romantic rivers and roaring waterfalls, more pretty historic town centres and defiant castles, more craggy mountain peaks and of course an increase in scenic, architectural and culinary delights. And last but not least: the Adriatic Sea.

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 7 nights in 3* and some 4* accommodation
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Well developed developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • 1 train ride Böckstein – Mallnitz incl. your bike
  • 1 train ride Villach – Tarvis incl. your bike
  • GPS-data is available 
  • Service hotline

Not included in the tour:

  • Travel to start of tour, and from end of tour
  • Bike rental
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Visitor’s tax, if due, not included in the price

Tour character: Level 2

You mainly cycle on well-developed cycle paths and quiet side roads. Only a few sections lead you also along roads with heavier traffic or on dirt paths. Overall the route leads you on slightly hilly terrain, the most challenging section between St. Johann and the Gasteiner-valley can also be completed and bypassed by train. 

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Salzburg train station
  • Salzburg airport
  • Hotel car park about EUR 8 to EUR 10/ day, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possible/necessary!
    Public park garage about EUR 65 / week
  • The return journey by public transport is only possible with a change of trains
  • Departure Saturdays plus Thursdays from 11 June to 26 August 2020

Notes:

  • Minimum number of participants: 2 people

If you would like to rent a bike or e-bike please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

Bike 79 EUR e-bike 189 EUR

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Salzburg

    Individual arrival in the festival-, Mozart- and cultural city of Salzburg. Winding alleyways and squares invite you to take a stroll and languorous cafés entice you to sample genuine Austrian café-specialities. You live and breath culture and history literally with every step you take.

  • Day 2

    Salzburg – St. Johann (approx. 70 km)

    Out of Salzburg and off headed South. You cycle along wetlands in the shade along the river Salzach to Hallein, a formerly wealthy Celtic town due to salt mining. Hallein surprises with a romantic historic town centre including little alleyways, archways and oppulent house fronts. Past the roaring waterfall you pass Golling and continue along the well-developed cycle path onwards to St. Johann. Distinctive – just like twin-peaks – the steeples of the Pongau cathedral rise.

  • Day 3

    St. Johann – Mölltal (approx. 55 km + train trip)

    Shortly after Schwarzach you bid farewell to the river Salzach, from today onwards the Gasteiner Ache leads you through the wild-romantic Gasteiner-valley. Via Dorfgastein and Bad Hofgastein you cycle into the renowned spa- and ski resort Bad Gastein situated at the foot of the Hohen Tauern-mountain chain, offering a variety of natural history- and architectural sights. The Gasteiner waterfall is the landmark situtated in the centre of town, which has been the focal point of many artists and poets. Now it is only a short distance to Böckstein, where a train takes you in only 10 minutes through the ‚Tauernschleuse‘ to the other side of the Alps to Mallnitz. Back on your bike you enjoy the speedy descent to your hotel in the Mölltal-valley.

  • Day 4

    Day 4: Mölltal – Villach (approx. 75 km)

    Initially you cycle along the river Möll through the impressive alpine landscapes today. The Drautal-valley starts in the village of Möllbrücke and hence the sunny South of Austria. Nearly effortlessly your bike rolls in a slight descent along the river Drau. In Spittal you get to visit the Renaissance-palace ‚Porcia‘ – sometimes called the ‚most beautiful Renaissance-building north of the Alps‘. Just a bit more pedalling and soon you have reached Villach, with its enchanting old part of town, Southern flair and inviting pubs and restaurants.

  • Day 5

    Villach – Venzone/Surroundings (approx. 60 km + train trip)

    You bypass the ascent to Tarvis by train. In Italy too the cycle paths are well-developed and so you cycle leisurely downhill through the Kanaltal-valley and from your bike get to marvel at the beauty of the Friulian alpine region with its intact, unspoilt nature and extensive forests. Your Day Finish is one of the picturesque villages located at the foothills of the Julian Alps.

  • Day 6

    Venzone/Surroundings – Udine (approx. 60 km)

    At the Southern exit of the Kanaltal-valley is the location of one of the most beautiful historic villages of the Friulian-Julian-Veneto. The focus of the village of Gemona del Friuli is the majestic cathedral Santa Maria Assunta and will blow you away. En route to Udine you come across the first vineyards and vines along the cycle route. Once you arrive in town feel and experience the ‚dolce vita‘ over a coffee enjoyed on the ‚Piazza‘ or during a stroll through the alleyways whilst marvelling at the late Gothic and Renaissance architecture.

  • Day 7

    Udine – Grado (approx. 55 km)

    Feel the warm breeze of the sirocco! You cycle through vast reed scenery and along little water canals towards the Gulf of Venice. In the Roman city of Aquileia, the so-called ‚second Rome‘, we recommend you definitely plan a break before reaching the end destination of your holiday. One of the most popular Adriatic beach resorts, the historic little fishing town Grado, will not only excite you with the extensive sandy beach, but also the historic harbour and the narrow alleyways with lovely restaurants all ooze Italian flair.

  • Day 8

    Departure or extension

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
May 02 2020 May 09 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
May 09 2020 May 16 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
May 16 2020 May 23 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
May 23 2020 May 30 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
May 30 2020 Jun 06 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
Jun 06 2020 Jun 13 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
Jun 11 2020 Jun 18 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jun 13 2020 Jun 20 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jun 18 2020 Jun 25 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jun 20 2020 Jun 27 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jun 25 2020 Jul 02 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jun 27 2020 Jul 04 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jul 02 2020 Jul 09 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jul 04 2020 Jul 11 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jul 09 2020 Jul 16 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jul 11 2020 Jul 18 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jul 16 2020 Jul 23 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jul 18 2020 Jul 25 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jul 23 2020 Jul 30 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jul 25 2020 Aug 01 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Jul 30 2020 Aug 06 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Aug 01 2020 Aug 08 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Aug 06 2020 Aug 13 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Aug 08 2020 Aug 15 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Aug 13 2020 Aug 20 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Aug 15 2020 Aug 22 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Aug 20 2020 Aug 27 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Aug 22 2020 Aug 29 2020 12 Single rooms 1,138€
Double rooms 899€
Aug 29 2020 Sep 05 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
Sep 05 2020 Sep 12 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
Sep 12 2020 Sep 19 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
Sep 19 2020 Sep 26 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€
Sep 26 2020 Oct 03 2020 12 Single rooms 1,038€
Double rooms 799€

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