Information on the tour and bike fitting. In the case of those arriving at the Trumer Seen lakes, the subsequent daily tours are moved accordingly in the itinerary (these guests begin the tour with the route described for the third day, cycling the Salzburg - Trumer Seen lakes route on the final day).
Today, you will cycle along the river Salzach to Oberndorf, the birthplace of the Christmas carol "Silent Night". You will cycle through the Salzach meadows to the moor lakes of the Ibmer Moor, lake Höllerersee and Lake Holzöstersee.
The day will start with a tour through the nature reserve Ibmer Moor to the Benedictine abbey Michaelbeuern. You can either cycle around or over mount Haunsberg to the Trumer Seen lakes (lakes Grabensee, Mattsee, and Obertrumersee) or to Lake Wallersee.
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) or Attersee.
The day begins with a boat trip to Weyregg (make sure to note the dates for the season!). 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").
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.
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 come 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.
On the seventh day, you will take the cycle route to St. Gilgen ("Mozart Village"), the 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. 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).
Along the lakes and river Salzach on cycle paths, flat. In between you are cycling on undulating sections in green rolling countryside. About 1/3rd of the route on dedicated cycle paths, almost all of the rest on country roads, forest lanes and quiet minor roads. Only a few and short sections are on roads with more traffic.
- Overnight stays in the selected category
- Breakfast buffet (in Cat. B partly also without buffet)
- If half board is booked: 3-course dinner
- Personal tour information
- Excellently planned routes
- Detailed travel information (route maps or overview maps, route description, tourist attractions, important telephone numbers)
- GPS-Tracks on request
- Boat excursion on the Attersee during the boating season from approx. 01.07.-31.08.
- Train journey Lake Traunsee – Lake Hallstättersee
- Bike transfer into the Tiefbrunnau/opportunity for limited number of persons to get a lift
- Luggage transfer between hotels
- Rental bike insurance
- Service hotline
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Salzburg or Trumer Seen lakes.
- Salzburg Category A: garage at a charge of approx. € 10,- per day, no reservation possible.
- Salzburg Category B: hotel garage € 8,- per day, no reservation possible.