• Travelcode: 044

    Styrian Thermal Region home-based tour

    Experience the varied thermal region with all senses

    • Bad Gleichenberg, your basis on your cycle tour, already was settled in the neolithic age. In the 19th century, the spa-town came to international fame and became a luxury spa-town of the monarchy, as still seen today in the numerous mansions.

      This tour leads you through the Styrian thermal region as well as to Hungary and Slovenia - like this, you will discover not just one of the most beautiful places in Austria but also the bordering countries.

      This home-based tour provides numerous delicacies on the particular stages - pleasure is central in this holiday.

      Tour profile/ level 2:

      You will cycle on minor roads and cycle ways. Gradients are expected on all tours, but you will be rewarded with a wonderful view and exciting descents.

      Day 1: Bad Gleichenberg

      Individual arrival in Bad Gleichenberg. The spa town, which is famous and popular since the Biedermeier period, provides a special ambience for your holiday.

      Day 2.- 6.: routings / program suggestions

      You can find our suggestions for the nicest bike tours in the surroundings below. It is up to you, which ones you choose and combine...or if you do something completely different.

      Tour 1: Riegersburg - Bad Gleichenberg, approx. 40 km

      On your first day, you will be brought to the chocolate manufactory "Zotter" by transfer-bus. From there, you cycle through small villages and beautiful landscape on minor roads and the "Thermenland Cycle Path". Highlights on your way are castle Riedersburg and castle Kapfenstein.

      Tour 2: Bad Radkersburg - Bad Gleichenberg, approx. 37 km

      Today, our transfer will bring you to the historic city Bad Radkersburg. A very lovely place in the city is the completely redesigned main square with a centuries-old Marian column und a beautiful fountain. You cycle along the river Mur to Stainz, where a fried-chicken-picnic is waiting for you. After the rest, you return to Bad Gleichenberg.

      Day off

      On your day off, you have the possibility to discover the historic spa town Bad Gleichenberg with all of its mansions. You can also enjoy some relaxing hours in the spa or visit some nearby sights (Zotter, Riegersburg,...).

      Tour 3: Szengotthard - Bad Gleichenberg, approx. 50 km

      On your 3rd tour you cycle from Szenegotthard in Hungary through the southern Burgenland and along the river Raab back to Bad Gleichenberg. It is a relaxing and varied stage, after which you will experience a wonderful evening in a typical Buschenschank (wine tavern selling proprietary, new wine).

      Tour 4: Bad Gleichenberg - Tatschkerland round trip, approx. 43 km

      Your last tour leads through the so-called "Tatschkerland" ("Tatschker" is a colloquial term for frog) and can be shortened if you want. Enjoy this tour and take a deep breath of the air of the Styrian thermal region one more time.

      Day 7: Bad Gleichenberg

      Individual departure or extension.
    • ARRIVAL - PARKING - DEPARTURE

      ARRIVAL BY PLANE

      Airport: Graz (GRZ)

      From the train station Graz Flughafen-Feldkirchen you can reach Bad Gleichenberg with 2 changes in Graz Don Bosco and Feldbach/Raab (approx. 2 h., approx., 15,- per person).


      ARRIVAL BY PLANE

      Arrival via south motorway – exit Ilz via Riegersburg and Feldbach to Bad Gleichenberg or via exit Gleisdorf-South to Feldbach and Bad Gleichenberg.

      Parking: Parking facilities next to the hotels - outdoors, free of charge.


      ARRIVAL BY TRAIN

      Train station: Bad Gleichenberg

      From Graz: Innsbruck - Graz - Feldbach* - Bad Gleichenberg

      From Vienna: Vienna - Aspang - Feldbach* - Bad Gleichenberg or Vienna - Graz - Feldbach* - Bad Gleichenberg

      *change necessary in Feldbach or taxi


      TRANSFER

      Thermenland-Shuttle-Service: from/to Airport Graz or Graz Central Station a Shuttle-Service is offered. Please reserve with booking.
      Price from/to Graz: approx. € 125,- per taxi/way (max. 4 persons, payable on spot).


      PARTICIPANTS

      Minimum number of participants: 2 persons


      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

      Helmets: are mandatory in Austria for children up to 12 years! Please bring your own or reserve with booking.

      Local tax payable on spot.

       

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    • Included services:

      • 6x nights incl. breakfast
      • 1x fried chicken-picnic
      • 1x wine tasting incl. wine cellar-tour
      • 1x Buschenschankjause (snack in a Buschenschank)
      • 4x bustransfer from Bad Gleichenberg to the starting points incl. bikes
      • maps and information material per room

       

    • Choose Categories

      S1 21.04. - 11.05.19 Category A every SUN
      S2 12.05. - 25.05.19 Category A every SUN
      S3 26.05. - 06.07.19 Category A every SUN
      S2 07.07. - 27.07.19 Category A every SUN
      S3 28.07. - 21.09.19 Category A every SUN
      S2 22.09. - 28.09.19 Category A every SUN
      S1 29.09. - 12.10.19 Category A every SUN
      S1 21.04. - 11.05.19 Category B every SUN
      S2 12.05. - 25.05.19 Category B every SUN
      S3 26.05. - 06.07.19 Category B every SUN
      S2 07.07. - 27.07.19 Category B every SUN
      S3 28.07. - 21.09.19 Category B every SUN
      S2 22.09. - 28.09.19 Category B every SUN
      S1 29.09. - 12.10.19 Category B every SUN
      S1 21.04. - 11.05.19 Category C every SUN
      S2 12.05. - 25.05.19 Category C every SUN
      S3 26.05. - 06.07.19 Category C every SUN
      S2 07.07. - 27.07.19 Category C every SUN
      S3 28.07. - 21.09.19 Category C every SUN
      S2 22.09. - 28.09.19 Category C every SUN
      S1 29.09. - 12.10.19 Category C every SUN

      Extras

      Discounts extra bed in double room with 2 full paying adults  
      0-5,99 years -100%
         
      Bicycle & equipment  
      27-speed-bike 75
      E-bike 150
      children bike 40
      children seat 25
      children trailer 50
      GPS 29
         
      Transfer*  
      from/to Airport Graz or Graz Central Station - Bad Gleichenberg 125
         
      Additional nights in Bad Gleichenberg
      Cat.A (dbl/sgl) 90/104
      Cat. B (dbl/sgl) 72/97
      Cat. C (dbl/sgl) 66/73

      *Please reserve with booking, price  per taxin/way (max. 4 pers.)

      Best - Price - Guarantee

      If you would verifiably receive better conditions and/or prices from another tour operator at the time of booking we guarantee at least the same conditions PLUS 1 handlebar bag for FREE!
      All prices per person in EUR
    • Category A:
      Hotel zur Emmaquelle****

      Please enter this place of rest and recreation with a warm ambience and many friendly faces. You will be surprised by cultural pleasure and comfort. Your hosts will care about casual days for body and soul.

      Category B:
      Hotel Hubertushof***

      A 3* country hotel and a place for uncomlicated, natural holidays. You will experience thermal water, landscape of hills, flowers, light and pleasure holidays.

      Category C:
      Gasthof Scheer***

      The good middle-class Inn is a domicile with a varied offer. The seasonal cooking, the sauna and the central location is perfect for discoverytours and an enjoyable holiday.

    •  Bicycles inclusive panniers:

      27-speed bikes
      The offered bikes are 27-speed-touring bikes for men or women.

       

      E-Bike
      With an electro bike every bike tour is a breeze! If you had few opportunities to cycle over the last weeks or if you are not sure concerning your fitness, but also with physical disabilities, every bike ride is a treat! The shiftable, low noise electric drive of our modern E-bike relieves you of some of the work and increases the pedal force up to 3 times ... So you can now book a bike tour together with cyclists who have different fitness level. Acclivity can be handled easily.
       

       

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