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Alpe Adria Cycle Path: Travel in-between mountains, lakes and rivers
Enjoy the idyllic alpine scenery of Austria as well as the Mediterranean flair of the Italian Adria – all in just one cycling holiday. During your vacation along the Alpe Adria bike trail, you will cycle through nature and wildlife as well as renowned cities such as Salzburg, Villach and Udine. In contrast to the more natural part of the trail, you will merge into the city buzz of the local population when traveling the cities. The trail is over 400 km long and holds many adventures for you!
Get enchanted by the Alpe Adria cycle route
Alpine meadows, snowy mountain summits and many more picturesque landscapes – this is what you will encounter during the 410 km of the path. The Alpe Adria Cylce Path connects Salzburg (Austria) and Grado (Italy) and can be cycled in 30 hours. However, it is much more relaxing and fulfilling to complete the tour in stages. At Eurocycles.at, we offer holidays from Villach to Trieste, Salzburg to Grado and many more! The stage Villach-Trieste will show you the stunning rivers and mountainous landscapes of Austria. Your journey starts at the meeting point of the rivers Drau and Gail and will lead you to the beaches of the Italian Adria. Even more famous than this stage is the leg from Salzburg to Grado as some celebrities have already completed the leg. It will lead you past Bad Gastein and its famous waterfall as well as many idyllic Austrian lakes.
Discover two countries on the Alpe Adria bike path
Two exciting countries await you during your holiday. The cycle path mainly leads along side roads so that you can take in the calming atmosphere of Austria’s most beautiful and rural areas. The little village Mallnitz welcomes many mountaineers during the year, Salzburg offers various tourist attractions, the mining museum in Altböckstein is worth a trip and romantic Porcia castle at Spittau offers great views. All these gems make the Alpe Adria Cycle Path even more special and it is up to you which of these sights you visit! Whichever leg you chose, Eurocycles.at will cover the organizational tasks for you! You decide which hotel category suits you most and we will organize the rest! Benefit from luggage service as well as detailed maps of your stage in every hotel room! We will give you all the additional information during a preparation call so that you are set for your dream holiday! Please do not worry about the train journey between Böckstein and Mallnitz – we have everything covered for you so you can pass the Tauernschleuse comfortably.
Information about your arrival and the Alpe Adria cycle route
Do you love cycling holidays in Austria and cycling paths in Italy ? The Alpe Adria Cycle Path combines both! Start planning your journey with Eurocylces.at! The easiest way to get to the starting point of your journey is by train or plane. The transfer from your train station or airport to the actual starting point can be organized by Eurocycles.at for you. You will reach the highest point of your cycling holiday at 5.804 meters but the journey is also suitable for teenagers between 14 and 16 years (depending on the stage). As the main part of the paths leads along small side roads, you do not have to worry about horrendous traffic and dangerous situations. Further advantages of this holiday:
- diverse landscapes
- traditional cuisines (Italian, Austrian, Hungarian, German or Slovakian)
- gentle descends
- many interesting cities along the route
- full organization of your trip by Eurocycles.at
Start your adventure at the Alpe Adria bike trail
The Alpe Adria Cycle Path is one of the most famous cycling routes in Europe . The route is very diverse and combines the Adriatic charm with alpine landscapes. The holiday includes a total of 2.400 meters climb and 2.400 meters descend and even holds clever shortcuts for less trained cyclists. Brace yourself for modern roads, picturesque landscapes and city sightseeing and discover Austria and Italy by bike!
Frequently asked questions about the Alpe Adria Cylcing Path
Who does the Alpe Adrica cycle route suit?
The roads are well-paved and mostly side roads. This means that the holiday suits beginners as well as experts. In addition, the route can be tailored to your wishes.
How hard is the leg from the Alps to the Adria?
To cycle the whole route in one holiday, you will have to plan with 30 hours of cycling. However, the journey is not as exhausting as other trails in the Alps. Little villages are perfect for spontaneous breaks and the Tauernschleuse saves you a very difficult part of the journey. In addition, you can complete the tour by E-Bike.