2020
Bike tours around Salzburg

Bike tours around Salzburg

A marvelous idyll, sweet clichés and clear lakes

Day trips from Bad Goisern

  • World Heritage Region Hallstätter See, Imperial City Bad Ischl and the White Horse Inn in St. Wolfgang
  • Many benefits included!
  • Daily routes ●●○○○
  • Altitude profile ●●○○○

days
7

km / day avg.
40

This bike tours around Salzburg takes you to the most beautiful towns and lakes in one of Austria's most idyllic areas. Immerse yourself in this wonderful countryside, its many lakes and breath-taking mountains. The cultural highlights are St. Wolfgang and the White Horse - about whom there are many tales and legends - Bad Ischl, shaped by the nobility, Gmunden with its water castle, Orth, and the archaeologically important Hallstatt. The starting point of this star-shaped tour is Bad Goisern. Despite one or two inclines, this cycling holiday in Salzkammergut is also very enjoyable for the less practiced cyclist.

Bike tours around Salzburg
  • Booking code
    OE-SZG6
  • Start / Destination
    Bad Goisern
  • Duration
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Length
    approx. 195 – 210 km
    Daily routes ●●○○○
    between 25 and 55 km, Ø 40 km
    Altitude profile ●●○○○

Day 1: Individual arrival in Bad Goisern

Enjoy the idyllic landscape in midst of a breath-taking mountain scenery with snow-capped summits. Lake Hallstatt, which is located at the foot of the Dachstein Mountains, welcomes you with crystal-clear turquoise water which invites you to linger and go for a swim. Bad Goisern is famous far beyond the borders, due to the Goiserer Schuh, a mountain-shoe of very high quality. Booked rental bikes will be available at the hotel.

Day 2: Excursion Lake Traunsee, approx. 45 km + train journey

You will start today´s tour leisurely with a train journey to Gmunden at Lake Traunsee. Castle Orth and the ceramic chimes in the town hall are worth seeing. Along glittering Lake Traunsee you will cycle through the picturesque Traunkirchen, past the Lions Monument to Ebensee. Here you can take the the cable railway up to Mountain Feuerkogel- once at the top you can enjoy a breath-taking view of Lake Traunsee. You will follow the river Traun to Bad Ischl, with the Kaiservilla and the Kaiserpark, from there you will return to Bad Goisern.

Day 3: Excursion Lake Gosausee, approx. 25 – 40 km + transfer

After breakfast you will use the transfer to travel to Gosau. Take the opportunity and cycle to the anterior of the Lake Gosausee, where you will enjoy an unforgettable view of the easternmost glacier of the Alps and the Mountain Dachstein. At the edge of the UNESCO world heritage site Hallstatt-Dachstein-Salzkammergut you will cycle along the Gosau stream to the beautifully located Lake Hallstatt. Following river Traun you will return to Bad Goisern.

Day 4: Excursion Lake Wolfgangsee, approx. 55 km

On your bicycle you will follow river Traun to Bad Ischl, the summer residence of the Habsburg imperial family. You will cycle further along the river Ischler Ache until you reach St. Wolfgang at Lake Wolfgangsee, where you should not only visit the famous hotel Weißes Rössl. Taking the rack railway up the Schafberg Mountain is also worthwhile. You will cross the lake on short ferry ride (on own initiative, approx. 2 € per person). On the other side of the lake you will cycle back along Lake Nussensee.

Day 5: Excursion Lake Hallstatt, approx. 35 km

Today's tour takes you to the World Heritage Site, Hallstatt Lake. This idyllically situated lake is there waiting for you to walk its circumference. It's practical that almost all the sights and highlights are easily reached from its banks. Wonderful countryside, the oldest salt mine in the world in Hallstatt, the Dachstein ice caves in Obertraun or a pleasant boat trip - Hallstatt Lake has a lot to offer and you have time for it all before returning to Bad Goisern.

Day 6: Excursion Bad Aussee, approx. 35 km + train journey

You will reach Bad Aussee in the Styrian Salzkammergut region by train. An excursion into a quiet corner of the Totes Gebirge Mountain Range to Lake Grundlsee and Lake Toplitzsee is an unforgettable experience. Finally you will cycle through the Rettenbach Valley to Bad Ischl, where you should take a break at Café Zauner to taste the Zaunerstollen (included). You will return by cycling along the river Traun.

Day 7: Individual departure

After breakfast your bike tours around Salzburg comes to an end.

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Season times and prices 2020

Arrival on Thursdays and Sundays from 12.04.2020 to 25.07.2020
and from 30.08.2020 to 11.10.2020

Bookable dates are shown in the booking form. The season is dictated by the arrival date.

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Basic Price

Season A

12.04. - 30.04.
25.09. - 11.10.

Season B

01.05. - 18.06.
30.08. - 24.09.

Season C

19.06. - 23.07.

Single room supplement 219

All prices per person in a double room, without Additional Services
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Services

  • 6 nights incl. breakfast in the 4* wellness hotel Goiserer Mühle
  • Free access to spa area
  • 1 x Zaunerstollen and Coffee per person at the famous Cafe Zauner
  • Train ticket Bad Goisern – Gmunden incl. bike
  • Train ticket Bad Goisern – Bad Aussee return incl. bike
  • Bus transfer Bad Goisern – Gosau incl. bike
  • Cooking class for beginners with a star chef
  • GPS tracks available on request
  • Cycle route description with maps (1 x per room)
  • 7 day Service Hotline
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Not inlcuded:

  • City or visitor's tax (if payable).
  • The ferry trip Sankt Wolfgang to Abersee, approx. 4 € / person incl. bike
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Accommodation

Overnight stay at the family-run 4* wellness hotel Goiserer Mühle. It is located in the quiet gardens of Bad Goisern, directly on the Mühlbach. The spacious rooms are lovingly and comfortably furnished and have a shower or bath / WC. In the small but fine wellness area, which you can use freely, you can relax in the sauna, steam bath and solarium after the bike tours. The hotel is known for its excellent award-winning cuisine and only works with natural local products.

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Child reduction on basic price

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From 0 to 5 years

-100%

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From 6 to 11 years

-50%

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From 12 to 14 years

-25%

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From 15 to 17 years

-10%

Applies for accommodation in rooms with 2 full-paying guests.

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Additional bookable services

All prices are per person

Additional fee single room

219 €

Additional fee half-board (6 x dinner)

215 €

Rental Bikes

Free child seat. All prices per person in double bike, except Rental Bikes Rental Bikes
Rental Bike
Rental Bike
79 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
189 €

Insurance

The GuteFahrt protection includes the following benefits (without deductibles): travel cancellation insurance, health assistance, travel assistance, premature termination insurance, rebooking fee protection and luggage insurance.

These insurance policies are available for different durations of travel and can be booked directly via our online booking form. The costs per person are shown accordingly.

Important information: Authoritative for insurance protection are the general terms and conditions of insurance of AGA International S.A. The complete product and consumer information and terms and conditions of insurance can be found at www.allianz-assistance.de/pib or call: +49 89 - 624 24 - 460 to order a copy. We reserve the right to make changes to the benefits and premiums.

Note: the insurance policies are only available in German!

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Rental Bikes

Rental Bike
Rental Bike
79 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
189 €

Types of rental bikes

  • 7-gear unisex bike, hub gears with back-pedal brakes
  • 21-gear unisex bike, derailleur gears with free-wheel (men’s bikes from 1.85 m)
  • Electric bike

Fittings

Panniers, bike lock, pump

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Rental Bike

7- or 21-gear Rental Bike

79 €

E-bike

189 €

Bike tours around Salzburg
  • Booking code
    OE-SZG6
  • Start / Destination
    Bad Goisern
  • Duration
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Length
    approx. 195 – 210 km
    Daily routes ●●○○○
    between 25 and 55 km, Ø 40 km
    Altitude profile ●●○○○
  • Parking information
    Free parking at the hotel for the duration of the tour
    No reservation possible through Radweg-Reisen
  • Route condition
    The route is mostly flat along the shores of the lakes. Between the lakes the terrain is quite hilly, but it can be mastered by non-athletes. Approximately one third of the route is on cycle paths, the rest on quiet side roads. Due to the topography, some of the lakes´ shores have rather busy traffic.
  • Own bikes
    If you do not need a rental bike, please indicate in the booking form, whether you arrive with your own bike or your own E-Bike.
  • Tour operated by
    Local cooperation partner
  • Mobility note
    This holiday is suitable to only a limited extent for people with restricted mobility.
    Please contact us if you have individual requirements.

Travel Insurance

A lot can still happen before the start of your cycling holiday, so we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance, for example with our partner Allianz.

days
7

km / day avg.
40