Salzburg by bike: discovery of the Ten Lakes | 8 days ('classic')

from 810 € / pers.
(on the minimum basis of 2 pers.)
Reference : SLZ8
8 days / 6 days riding
Difficulty : Moderate
Round trip
From April to October 2019
Departure: daily
Electric bike rental possible > Book this trip

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Your cycling trip around the lakes in the Salzkammergut :

The cycle tour through the Salzkammergut and the Trumer Seen lake area is wonderfully suited for cycling along the banks of lakes and just letting your spirit soar in a marvellous natural landscape!

Only a few kilometres beyond Salzburg, you will be greeted by the luxury of a unique natural panorama. The gentle, hilly landscape of Salzburg’s alpine foothills has a charm all of its own. You will cycle through meadows and moorlands to Oberndorf – the place associated with the Christmas carol “Silent Night” – and also to the old imperial town of Bad Ischl. In a way, you will be travelling through a whole world of clichés transformed into realities. The ten lakes round tour is active recreation, experiencing nature and enjoying many attractions, such as the Schafberg mountain and the Orth castle.

Day 1 : Arrival in Salzbourg


Take time to visit Salzburg  dominated by churches, castles and palaces. Its picturesque old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 2 : Salzbourg – Trumer Seen/Wallersee | 45 / 55 km


Today, you will cycle along the Salzach to Oberndorf (birthplace of the Christmas carol “Silent Night”), Arnsdorf (the “Silent Night” Museum), Michaelbeuern (abbey), and further on into the Trumer Seen lakes country (Lake Obertrumer See, Lake Mattsee, Lake Grabensee) and partly also to Lake Wallersee.
A shorter, direct version is also possible!

Day 3 : Trumer Seen/Wallersee – Mondsee | 50 km


On the third day, the tour will take you through the nature reserve of the Egelseen lakes to Schleedorf (model village and cheese-maker). Later, you will continue to the idyllic Lake Irrsee. Overnight stay in Mondsee (castle, smokehouse).

Day 4 : Mondsee – Traunsee | 50 / 80 km


The day begins with a boat trip to Weyregg (only from July 1st to August 31st, on other period you cycle along lake Attersee).
Afterwards, you will cycle through the Aurachtal valley to Lake Traunsee with Gmunden (castle Orth, ceramics factory), Altmünster (bicycle museum), and Traunkirchen (“Fishermen’s Pulpit”).

Day 5 : Traunsee – Hallstätter See – Bad Goisern | 20 / 35 km


By train you will go from Lake Traunsee up to Obertraun at Lake Hallstättersee (Dachstein mountainous ice caves). Later, you will continue along the lake to Hallstatt (“the loveliest lakeside location in the world“, the oldest salt mine). Your today’s destination is Bad Goisern or one of the neighbouring towns.

Day 6 : Bad Goisern – Wolfgangsee | 35km


Via Bad Ischl (Emperor’s Park, Emperor’s Villa, Empress Sissi’s Teahouse) you will cycle along the Ischler Ache river to Lake Wolfgangsee: You will cycle through places such as St. Wolfgang (White Horse Inn, parish church, cog railway on to the Schafberg), Strobl, Lake Abersee (Zinkenbachklamm gorge) and St. Gilgen – the Mozart village on Lake Wolfgangsee.

Day 7 : Wolfgangsee – Salzbourg | 40 / 50 km + hiking trip


On the seventh day, you will follow the cycle route to St. Gilgen (“Mozart Village”), the short hiking trail into the Tiefbrunnau, past the Hintersee lake, and the Strubklamm gorge into the Wiestal valley (dam); You will come through the Glasenbachklamm into the Salzachtal valley.
If you do not want to do the walking tour, there is possibility to get a lift with the van which transports the bikes.
Shortly before reaching Salzburg, it is worth visiting the castle Schloss Hellbrunn (park, zoo, water games). Your destination is the festival and Mozart city of Salzburg with its numerous attractions (fortress, old town).

Day 8 : Departure during the day


Select your category

standard category
Reference: SLZ8 STD
superior category
Reference: SLZ8 SUP
Low season
  • from April 20th to May 10th 2019
    from September 28th to October 5th 2019
  • Departure: daily
 
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
810 € / pers.
925 € / pers.
Single supplement
140 € / pers.
200 € / pers.
Mid season
  • from May 11th to June 21st 2019
    from August 31st to September 27th 2019
  • Departure: daily
 
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
880 € / pers.
995 € / pers.
Single supplement
140 € / pers.
200 € / pers.
High season
  • from June 22nd to August 30th 2019
  • Departure: daily
 
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
950 € / pers.
1 095 € / pers.
Single supplement
140 € / pers.
200 € / pers.

Category's details

Including :

• 7 nights in 3-star cat. hotels, inns and guest houses – with breakfasts (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
• Luggage transport during the bike stages
• Equipped cycle rental for 6 days (Rental bike insurance included)
• Boat ride on Lake Attersee (only between for arrivals between July 1st and August 31st)
• Bike transfer into the Tiefbrunnau (opportunity for limited number of persons to get a lift)
• Train journey Lake Traunsee – Lake Hallstättersee
• 1 travel folder (per room) including colour maps, detailed route directions in French or English and tourist brochures
• Hotline 7 days a week

Not including :

• Dinners / Lunches / Drinks
• Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
• Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
• Single room supplement (7 nights included)
• Tourist or city taxes

Including :

• 7 nights in 3-star and 4-star cat. hotels, with breakfasts (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
• Luggage transport during the bike stages
• Equipped cycle rental for 6 days (Rental bike insurance included)
• Boat ride on Lake Attersee (only between for arrivals between July 1st and August 31st)
• Bike transfer into the Tiefbrunnau (opportunity for limited number of persons to get a lift)
• Train journey Lake Traunsee – Lake Hallstättersee
• 1 travel folder (per room) including colour maps, detailed route directions in French or English and tourist brochures
• Hotline 7 days a week

Not including :

• Dinners / Lunches / Drinks
• Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
• Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
• Single room supplement (7 nights included)
• Tourist or city taxes

'Bike extra' & various

• Bike discount
If you bring your own bike.
-75 € / pers.
• E-bike supplement
+ 140 € / pers.

According to the category

standard category
Reference: SLZ8 STD
superior category
Reference: SLZ8 SUP
Half board supplement

(including 7 dinners – excluding drinks)

+ 205 € / pers.
+ 250 € / pers.
Extra night in Salzbourg
(accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
Single supplement
Low season
+ 65 € / pers.
+ 25 € / pers.
Mid season
+ 65 € / pers.
+ 25 € / pers.
High season
+ 80 € / pers.
+ 25 € / pers.
Low season
+ 75 € / pers.
+ 65 € / pers.
Mid season
+ 75 € / pers.
+ 65 € / pers.
High season
+ 100 € / pers.
+ 65 € / pers.

Your cycle hire

KTM hybrid bike - 21 speed gears

Man or Lady frame

  • 1 rear pannier (saddlebag)
  • 1 front pannier
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 pump
  • 1 lock

Helmets are not provided.
We suggest to bring yours.

Possibility to rent an electric assistance bike :

PEDELEC e-bike

E-bike

Universal frame

  • 1 rear pannier (saddlebag)
  • 1 front pannier
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 pump
  • 1 lock

Practical details

  • Bikes will be delivered at the 1st hotel.
  • At the end of the tour, leave the rental bikes at your hotel, we will pick them up.
> Your journey
> How to arrive in Salzburg
> Return

Your journey

> Tour description:

On the banks of the lakes and at the river Salzach, the routes are completely flat. In between, the terrain is mainly hilly.
Depending on the option chosen, approximately one third of the route is on cycle paths and almost all the rest is through fields and on forest paths, farm roads, and quiet side roads. There are only a few short sections on roads with more traffic.

How to arrive in Salzburg

 > By train :

Salzburg train station.
For more information, do not hesitate to visit : www.sncf.fr

> By plane :

Salzburg airport.

Return

 > By train :

Salzburg train station.
For more information, do not hesitate to visit : www.sncf.fr

> By plane :

Salzburg airport.


Trip overall rating : / 1 testimonials

Joel
France
travel date: 21 August 2017.
" Très belle expérience "

Très bon séjour. Niveau de difficulté: Moyen+ en raison de fréquentes montées courtes.Superbes prairies fourragères.Très bel environnement des lacs.