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Explore Austria with it`s beautiful lakes! Enjoy the landscape with high mountains, green meadows and forests. not to forget the ancient emperor`s residence Bad Ischl and the music and festival town Salzburg. The “Salzkammergut“ is known as the capital of The Sound of Music and belongs to one of the most charming regions in all of Austria: blue lakes, imposing mountains, green meadows and forests truly create a fairy tale landscape. The pristine lakes Mondsee, Attersee, Traunsee and Wolfgangsee are the most well known bodies of water in the region. Other highlights on this cycling tour certainly include a former and highly regarded Austrian emperor’s summer-residence Bad Ischl and the Music and Festival City of Salzburg.
Independent arrival to Salzburg. Use the extra time for a walk through the icturesque old part of this fascinating town.
You start your tour exploring the birth city of the world famous composer W.A. Mozart and leave same to the north to reach the old train tracks of the Salzkammergut railway. Biking through Eugendorf and St. Gilgen you reach the south bank of the idyllic lake “Wolfgangsee”, where you enjoy a nice boat ride.
At first you should explore the old imperial village of Bad Ischl, where you find traces of emperor Franz Josef and his empress Sissi everywhere. A must is the visit to the famous pastry shop “Zauner”. Along the river Traun you finally reach your hotel on the lake “Traunsee”.
One of the highlights of this tour is the visit to Gmunden, a picturesque village on the north bank of the Traunsee and former imperial salt capital, now well known for it´s touristic importance and its beautiful handmade ceramics. Now you move on to the beautiful area of Attersee.
Just enjoy the ride along the Attersee, the most favourite lake in the Salzkammergut region with locals and visitors alike. This lake already inspired famous artists like the composer Gustav Mahler and the painters Gustav Klimt and Christian Ludwig Attersee. Your path continues to Mondsee and on to the village of Mondsee. Visit the church, which was used as romantic backdrop for the wedding the musical “Sound of Music”.
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.
On the day before departure there is still plenty of time to enjoy nautre`s beauty and pristine, before youcycle back to Salzburg.
Individual departure or extension.
|Seasons||Season 1||Season 2||Season 3|
|Departures||05.10. – 19.10. Hotel cat. A-B||27.04. – 17.05. and 14.09. – 04.10. Hotel cat. A-B||18.05. – 13.09 cat. A-B|
|Double room||519€ – 435€||659€ – 539€||739€ – 629€|
|Double room with extra bed||519€ – 435€||659€ – 539€||739€ – 629€|
|Single room||745€ – 595€||885€ – 699€||965€ – 789€|
|4 bed room||519€ – 435€||659€ – 539€||739€ – 629€|
|Half Board||131€ – 115€||131€ – 115€||131€ – 115€|
|Bike helmet-purchase payable locally||25€||25€||25€|
|Children bike, child seat||on request||on request||on request|
|Discount extra bed||
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