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Zell an See 6-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2

  • 6days
  • Austria

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Between mountains and Lake Zell 6-days one hotel Cycling Tour

Your action-packed holiday begins the minute you arrive in this legendary mountainous region where you’ll be welcomed with genuine Salzburg hospitality. Enjoy picture-postcard panoramas between glaciers, mountains and lakes as you leave your everyday routine behind you. The countryside around Lake Zell offers an abundance of diversity, whether you’re cycling, taking a boat trip across the lake or hiking to the mountain summit with its spectacular view of Lake Zell down in the valley and the Kitzsteinhorn glacier in Kaprun. With a full programme of activities for the entire family and more than enough to keep the children happy, you can even enjoy a day without your bike if you feel like it. 

Highlights:

  • Spectacular Krimml Waterfalls
  • Crystal Clear Lake Zell
  • Schmittenhöhe with a view of 30 summits over 3,000m
  • The well-known Tauern Cycle Path
  • Kitzsteinhorn with TOP OF SALZBURG 
  • Action-packed Cool Kids Fun & Cool Adventure programme for families and children

Tour Character: Level 2

Asphalted cycle path, during 2 stages gravel surface, option for advanced riders to extend the distance. Also very suitable for families, action packed alternative programme for younger children/families available. 

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 5 nights in 3* and 4* hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 1x trip on the Pinzgauer narrow gauge railway Zell am See – Krimml
  • 1x train ride St. Johann im Pongau – Zell am See
  • Rustic snack at Aubauer / Augut farm shop 
  • Zell am See - Summer Card (discounts on up to 40 attractions, all main attractions such as the Kitzsteinhorn, Schmittenhöhe, lake shore swimming facilities, gorges, Kaprun reservoirs, museums and much more, included…) 
  • Mobility card (area Pinzgau)
  • 7-day service-hotline
  • Map and information material per room

Not included in the Tour:

  • Family programme / children’s programme MON to FRI 15 EUR per day, per child 
  • Tourist taxes, if due (approx. € 1,60 per person/night)

Notes:

  • All distances are “approximate distances” for the recommended cycling tours 
  • Good rainwear (jacket and trousers), sun hat, sun screen and sports shoes are absolutely essential. 
  • You must make your own arrangements to travel to Schüttdorf/Zell am See 
  • This cycling tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility. Individual requests are in special cases possible (ie. handicapped accessible room)
  • In Austria it is mandatory for children under 12yrs to wear a helmet when on a bike.

Arrival/parking/departure:

  • Der Schütthof parking garage € 8,- /day 
  • Hotel Latini parking garage: incl.
  • Departure daily

Please book your bike (89 EUR) or e-bike (159 EUR) when you book the tour: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Schüttdorf/Zell am See

    Independent arrival. Use the day of your arrival to explore your surroundings and take a walk along the shores of Lake Zell from Schüttdorf into the centre of Zell am See (approx. 30 mins). With its many restaurants, the little town is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing meal and some window shopping.

  • Day 2

    Routings/program suggestions

    Krimml – Schüttdorf/Zell am See, approx. 57km + (outward journey by train)

    The day begins with a ride on the Pinzgauer narrow gauge railway to Krimml, the starting point for your excursion today. But before that, enjoy the soaring natural spectacle of the Krimml waterfalls (incl.). Make sure you give yourself sufficient time to experience the overwhelming power of the water. Then it’s time to begin the first leg of your ride on the Tauern cycle path, through small sleepy villages surrounded by forests and meadows. Arriving in the charming small mountain town of Mittersill, enjoy the view of the Hohe Tauern National Park and the Kitzbühel Alps. Immerse yourself in the National Park Worlds (incl.), a unique world of alpine experiences focusing on Austria’s highest mountain, the Großglockner, before continuing on to your hotel in Schüttdorf/Zell am See.

    Schüttdorf/Zell am See – Saalfelden – Maria Alm – Schüttdorf/Zell am See, approx. 45km

    After leaving your hotel cycle to the northern shore of Lake Zell and then on through the pretty little village of Maishofen, where the historic Schloss Kammer is already visible from a distance. After some tasty food at the family-run sixteenth century farmhouse, you’ll be ready to continue to Almdorf and then on to Maria Alm full of fresh energy. After a brief sightseeing tour in Maria Alm, the highest church tower in Salzburg waits for you to climb it. For history lovers, we recommend the museum of local history in Schloss Ritzen (incl.) on the idyllic Ritzensee lake in Saalfelden. Immerse yourself in bygone days before returning to Schüttdorf/Zell am See via Maishofen/Neunbrunnen.

    Schüttdorf/Zell am See – St. Johann im Pongau, approx. 40km (return journey by train)

    With the exception of a short stretch on the main road, you’ll spend the day following the familiar Tauern cycle path through hilly countryside full with lush meadows and rustic farmhouses. After a short uphill ride, you reach your first destination today, Taxenbach. The perfect place to stop for a rest before taking an excursion into a world full of magic. The Kitzlochklamm (incl.) is one of the most beautiful gorges in the Austrian alps and a delight for the entire family. On a guided tour, explore footbridges and tunnels from the 16th century and marvel at the unbridled power of the Rauriser Ache waterfall. After this spectacular natural wonder, cycle alongside the Salzach river to St. Johann im Pongau. Take the train from St. Johann i. Pongau to Schüttdorf/Zell am See (incl.).

    Lake Zell Loop + Kaprun, approx. 30km + (incl. ascent to the Kitzsteinhorn)

    Today, you’ll ride around Lake Zell. Leave your hotel and ride along the promenade on the northern shore of the lake. Take a short detour to the well-known Schloss Prielau with its small chapel dedicated to the Holy Trinity that was built in 1730. Combine a rest from cycling with mini golf, a beach volleyball match or a dip in the cool waters of the lake. If you find your legs getting tired then relax by crossing the lake on a boat (incl.). After arriving at your hotel, you’ll still have time to go up the Kitzsteinhorn (incl.), where you’ll enjoy incredible views of the majestic mountain scenery. Discover the unique Gipfelwelt 3,000 with the highest panorama platform in Salzburg, the TOP OF SALZBURG. After a guided tour through the Gipfelwelt 3,000 exhibition (incl.) ride back down to the valley on the glacier train (incl.). TIP: to ensure a stress-free cycle tour, visit the Kitzsteinhorn in the morning and postpone your bike ride until the afternoon!

    Schüttdorf/Zell am See – Hinterglemm – Schüttdorf/Zell am See, approx. 52km

    Enjoy a hearty breakfast before setting out on your cycle tour. Follow the Glemmtal cycle path uphill toward Saalbach, past the rugged rocks rising at the side of the path. The splendid views of the surrounding mountains are guaranteed to take your breath away. Follow the river Saalach until you reach the popular winter sports resort of Hinterglemm that shot to fame when it hosted the Alpine World Ski Championships in 1991. But the town also has plenty to offer in summer. It’s definitely worth taking a stroll around the town centre with its the baroque parish church. Tip: Ambitious cyclists can continue past Kolling to Lengau. A slow train will bring you from the car park in Lengau to the Lindlingalm. (not included) A Kneipp facility for tired legs, an adventure playground, where the children can let off steam and a tree-top trail tempts young and old alike. Take the slow train (not included) or walk back to the car park in Lengau, cycle back to your hotel.

    Rest Day/ Hike to the summit of the Schmittenhöhe – Panorama Promenade

    Today, you might prefer to leave your bike at home and take a ride on the Sonnenalm and Sonnkogel cable cars (incl.). Either take the bus to the valley station Schmittenhöhe (incl. mobility card), or go by car or bike (steep path). In keeping with the motto of the old German folk song “The Miller’s Joy is Wandering”, we suggest you take a gentle walk along the Panorama Promenade from the Sonnkogel to the Schmittenhöhe. After a short ascent, some absolutely stunning scenery and pure mountain air awaits. After riding down the Schmittenhöhe in the modern Porsche Design gondola you more than deserve a hearty snack with homemade local products at the farm shop “Augut” (voucher for snack incl.). End the day with a refreshing swim in the crystal clear water of Lake Zell.

    Schüttdorf/Zell am See – Fuschertal - Schüttdorf/Zell am See, approx. 30km

    Today’s programme is one of the highlights of your cycling holiday, featuring a ride through the Fuschl valley in sight of many three-thousanders such as the Brennkogel, Hoher Tenn and the Schwarzkopf. From Schüttdorf/Zell am See continue via Bruck to Fusch on the Großglockner High Alpine Road. When you reach the little mountain village of Fusch it’s time to enjoy a well-deserved rest. For those with an interest in timber, the Mühlauer Säge museum (incl.) tells the story of wood from the seed of the tree to the finished products made of wood. If you’ve still got the energy and want to cycle further, you can continue uphill from Fusch to Ferleiten to the beautiful Käfertal (+ 7km & 340 elevation gain). In the Wildlife Park Ferleiten (incl.) you have the opportunity to see wild animals that are usually hidden from view in the Hohe Tauern national park. A trip to delight the entire family.

    Zell am See/Schüttdorf

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