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Austria's Lakes Seeham-Salzburg 7-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2
Relaxed cycling through Austria's Lake District - based in one hotel!. The surrounding area of Salzburg with its beautiful lakes and the slightly hilly Flachgau region offer a much diversified landscape and are an ideal terrain for all cyclists. You will get to know the lakes Obertrumer See, Mattsee, Grabensee, Wallersee, the small Egelseen lakes, lake Irrsee, and lake Mondsee. The Mozart city Salzburg, the birthplace of the Christmas Carol - Silent Night. Oberndorf, the monastery in Michaelbeuern, the collegiate churches at Mattsee and Mondsee, Castle Mondsee, and the Celtic city of Hallein with its tourist mine offer a great cultural aspect to the tour. Moreover, the Salzach meadows, farm fields, shady woods, and nice cycle routes along the lakeshores offer much scenic variety.
Fair Weather Cyclist: On the banks of the lakes and at the river Salzach, the routes are completely flat. In between, the terrain is mostly hilly. Mostly on cycling paths, and almost all the rest is on field and little-used side roads. There are only a few short sections on roads with more traffic.
The superior 3*** hotel run by family Haberl enables you to enjoy the lifestyle of Salzburg: cultured, comfortable, joyful, and genuine. It is simply great to come back to this hotel after an active day of cycling to relax and enjoy oneself. Your attentive hosts will always be happy to fulfill all of your wishes – in the comfortable rooms (with bathroom, toilet, TV) equipped with balcony and a great view of the lake; by the heated pool with a large seating area; on the sun terrace, or in the panoramic restaurant. Moreover, the hotel offers sauna, badminton, and table tennis. Additionally, the location of the hotel – only a few steps from the lake and the town centre - is remarkable.
6 overnight stays with a breakfast buffet
Luggage transfer between hotels
Excellently planned routes
Detailed travel information (route maps or overview maps, route description, tourist attractions, important telephone numbers)
Boat excursion on the Attersee (only during Jul & Aug)
Train journey Lake Traunsee – Lake Hallstättersee (incl. bike)
Bike transfer into the Tiefbrunnau/opportunity for limited number of persons to get a lift
Rental bike insurance
GPS tracks available
Salzburg central train station or airport
Free parking at the hotel, no reservation possible
Depart any day
If you would like to rent a bike or e-bike, please contact our office when booking: [email protected]
Bike 75 Euros E-bike 180 Euros
Slow Tours offers a number of other Cycling Tours in Europe
Arrival in Seeham
Welcome cocktail, information on the tour, and bike fitting.
The Monastery Village of Michaelbeuern and the Alpine Foothills of Salzburg approx. 45 km
First, you cycle on beautifully landscaped ways to the monastery Michaelbeuern. In the restaurant Stiftskellnerei you can enjoy the famous Augustinerbrau beer under old chestnut trees. On your way back, you will cycle between green meadows, through the rural countryside of the Alpine foothills to your hotel at Lake Obertrumersee.
Lake Wallersee Tour approx. 45 km
Starting at Lake Obertrumersee, you will cycle to Lake Wallersee. From Seekirchen (castle Seeburg) you will continue your trip on the Wallersee cycle path to the well-known farm Gut Aiderbichl (admission fee included in the tour package price!). From there, you will cycle at the foot of mount Tannberg to Schleedorf (village museum with cheese factory), down to lake Mattsee, and back to your hotel.
Lake Mondsee approx. 45 km
Today, you will cycle via the Egelseen lakes and through the Tiefsteinklamm gorge to Lake Wallersee. After passing the so-called Finsterloch you will have time for a lunch break with a hearty snack (included in the tour package price!). Afterwards, you will continue your tour to Lake Irrsee and Lake Mondsee and to the town of the same name – Mondsee – with its old castle and historic church. At the end of your day, you will be taken back to your hotel.
Salzburg – Oberndorf approx. 45 km
The day starts with a short transfer to Salzburg. On the Salzach riverside walk you will cycle comfortably to Oberndorf, the birthplace of the famous Christmas carol ͞Silent Night͟. On your way back to the Trummer Seen lakes, you can either cycle over or around mount Haunsberg.
Hallein – Salzburg approx. 50 km
The train will take you to Hallein (Celtic town, Celtic museum, salt mine). Then you will cycle along the river Salzach and via the castle Hellbrunn with its world-famous fountains to Salzburg. Later, you will return along the rivers Fischbach and Mattig to Seeham.
Departure or extension of your stay in Salzburg
Tours marked with are special prices.
|Start||End||Max. No. Guests||Accommodation||Price p.p.|
|Aug 10 2019||Aug 16 2019||12||Single rooms||684€|
|Aug 17 2019||Aug 23 2019||12||Single rooms||684€|
|Aug 24 2019||Aug 30 2019||12||Single rooms||684€|
|Aug 31 2019||Sep 06 2019||12||Single rooms||644€|
|Sep 07 2019||Sep 13 2019||12||Single rooms||644€|
|Sep 14 2019||Sep 20 2019||12||Single rooms||644€|
|Sep 21 2019||Sep 27 2019||12||Single rooms||644€|
|Sep 28 2019||Oct 04 2019||12||Single rooms||600€|
|Oct 05 2019||Oct 11 2019||12||Single rooms||600€|
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