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Salzburg by bike: discovery of the Ten Lakes | 8 days ('classic') Ref. : SLZ8

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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.

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.

Your cycling trip around the lakes in the Salzkammergut :

Day 1: Arrival in Salzburg

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

Day 2: Salzburg – Trumer Seen lakes/Lake 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 lakes/Lake Wallersee – Lake 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: Lake Mondsee – Lake Traunsee | 50 / 80km

The day begins with a boat trip to Weyregg (only from June 24th to September 1st 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: Lake Traunsee – Lake Hallstättersee – 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 – Lake Wolfgangsee | 35 km

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: Lake Wolfgangsee – Salzburg | 40-50 km + walking tour

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

Prices per person :
  • From April 21st 2018 to May 11th 2018 790,00 €
    Single room supplement : 130,00 €
    Bike discount : - 75,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
  • From May 12th 2018 to June 22nd 2018 890,00 €
    Single room supplement : 130,00 €
    Bike discount : - 75,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
  • From June 23rd 2018 to August 31st 2018 950,00 €
    Single room supplement : 130,00 €
    Bike discount : - 75,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
  • From September 1st 2018 to October 6th 2018 890,00 €
    Single room supplement : 130,00 €
    Bike discount : - 75,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
This price includes :
  • 7 nights’ accommodation in 3-star hotels, inns and guest houses (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
  • 7 'buffet' or 'continental' breakfasts
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist documentation
  • Luggage transfer during the day
  • Boat ride on Lake Attersee (only between for arrivals June 24 and September 1st)
  • Train journey Lake Traunsee – Lake Hallstättersee
  • Bike transfer into the Tiefbrunnau (opportunity for limited number of persons to get a lift)
  • Equipped cycle hire for 6 days
  • Rental bike insurance
This price does not include :
  • Dinners and lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Multirisk Insurance)
  • Single room supplement (7 nights inclusive)
  • Tourist or city taxes
Prices per person :
  • Accommodation in "SUPERIOR" category

    Accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels.

    (Ref. SLZ8 up)

    Supplement : 
    + 130.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room : 
    + 50.00 €  (amounts to €180 for the single supplement)
  • Half board supplement (Ref. SLZ8)
    Supplement : 
    + 185.00 €  (7 dinners included - drinks not included)
  • Half board supplement (Ref. SLZ8 up)
    Supplement : 
    + 230.00 €  (7 dinners included - drinks not included)
Bike(s) supplement(s) :
  • Electric assistance :  +140 €

More info

> Your rental bike:
VTC KTM  bike - 21 speed gears

Equipped with : 1 rear pannier (saddlebags), 1 front pannier, 1 repair kit, 1 pump, 1 lock.


> You can rent an electric assistance bike!
PEDELEC  bike - 7 speed gears

Equipped with : 1 rear pannier (saddlebags), 1 front pannier, 1 repair kit, 1 pump, 1 lock.



Helmets are not provided. We suggest to bring yours.


See the FAQ for more information on the rental bikes.


> At the end of the tour:

. Leave your rented bike at Salzbourg. We take care of its repatriation.


> How to arrive in SALZBOURG:


Salzbourg train station.


Salzbourg airport.