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Salzburg and the 7 Lakes

ITINERARY

Visit: Salzburg, Wolfgangsee, Traunsee, Attersee, Mondsee, Trummer Seenland, Salzburg

Day 1: Salzburg

Individual arrival and bike hand over (if you have booked bikes). The remainder of the day is free to maybe take a stroll through the picturesque old part of this cultural and fascinating town.

Day 2: Salzburg – Lake Wolfgangsee (approx. 45 km)

You begin the tour exploring the birthplace of the world famous classical composer W.A. Mozart and then head north to the old train tracks of the Salzkammergut railway. After cycling through Eugendorf and St. Gilgen you reach the southern banks of the blissful lake "Wolfgangsee", where you enjoy a nice boat ride.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Lake Wolfgangsee – Lake Traunsee (approx. 42 km)

The day begins with a relaxing boat ride on Lake Wolfgangsee (Cat. B). You explore St.Wolfgang before you cycle to the old imperial village of Bad Ischl, where you find traces and follow the footprints of Emperor Franz Josef and his Empress Sissi all over the area. A "must-do" is a stop at the famous pastry shop "Zauner". Be careful, don’t eat too much! Along the river Traun you cycle until Traunkirchen.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Lake Traunsee – Lake Attersee (approx. 40 km)

One of the many highlights on this tour is the stop-off in Gmunden. Gmunden is a scenic village on the northern bank of the Traunsee and former imperial salt capital, but nowadays it’s well known for its touristic importance and beautiful handmade ceramics. You then move along further to the gorgeous area of lake Attersee.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Lake Attersee – Lake Mondsee (approx. 33 km)

Take in and enjoy the ride along the Attersee, one of the most favourite lakes for locals and visitors alike in the Salzkammergut Region. This lake has already inspired famous artists like composer Gustav Mahler and painters Gustav Klimt and Christian Ludwig Attersee. Your path continues to Mondsee and then onto the village of Mondsee. Visit the church, which was used as a romantic backdrop for the wedding in the musical "The Sound of Music".

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Lake Mondsee – Trumer Seenland (approx. 46 km)

Along the old tracks of the "Ischler" railway that once brought guests into the Salzkammergut, you will cycle further to the Trumer Lake District; Obertrumer See, Mattsee and Grabensee. Fans of Beer should visit the Trumer brewery!

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Trumer Seenland – Salzburg (approx. 46 km)

On the day before departure there is still plenty of time to enjoy nature’s beauty and pristine, before you cycle back to Salzburg.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Salzburg

Individual departure or extend your stay in Salzburg to discover more of this great city!

Meals: Breakfast

 

Package Includes:

  • 7 nights in rooms with private facilities. (Category A: 3-4* Hotels / Category B: 3* Inns/Hotels)
  • Breakfast or 5 x dinner (for additional surcharge / Salzburg: only breakfast available).
  • Daily luggage transport (1 suitcase per person/max. 20kg)
  • Ship ride on the lake Wolfgang incl. bike
  • Ferry ride St. Wolfgang - Abersee incl. bike
  • A sweet break "Zauner Jause" in Bad Ischl (coffee & cake)
  • Free WLAN in the hotels
  • 1x handlebar bag with maps and information material per room

General Information:

  • All bike tours are unescorted
  • The mileages and approximations are distances of the recommended routes
  • Please be prepared by packing all necessary items, for example, proper rain gear (jacket and pants), sun hat, sunscreen and proper sport shoes
  • The arrival journey to Salzburg is not included in the tour price and has to be arranged on your own
  • Helmet purchase – payable in advance: AUD $49.00
  • Local tax payable on spot (approx. € 1 - 2,5 per person/night)

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (rr)

Package Information

  • Duration: 8 Days/7 Nights
  • Type: Biking Tour
  • Departures: April - October 2020
  • Cities Visited: Salzburg, Wolfgangsee, Traunsee, Attersee, Mondsee, Trummer Seenland, Salzburg
  • Price From: $ 916