Tour profile:Mostly flat, some uphill stretches and soft hills. On bike paths and quiet side roads.
Day 1: Krimml/WaldIndividual arrival
Day 2: Krimml/Wald – Piesendorf/Kaprun/Zell am See, approx. 57 kmVia Rosental you ride to Neukirchen onward towards to Habachtal, famous for its find spots of emeralds, to Bramberg (museum of local history). The local museum of Mittersill, the principal town of Oberpinzgau, is also well worth paying a visit. Via Uttendorf (national park-information-centre) and Niedernsill you arrive at Piesendorf, where the exhibition of the old Chinese town is well worth seeing. The European Sport Region Kaprun/Zell am See begins here at the foot of the lake with the glacial ski region surrounding the Kitzsteinhorn.
Day 3: Piesendorf/Zell am See/Kaprun - Lofer, approx. 56 kmYou leave the upper Salzach Valley and follow the Saalach. The cycle path leads past Saalfelden and the famous pilgrimage town of Maria Alm. The Seisenbergklamm and the cave Lamprechtshöhle are worthwhile natural landmarks on the way to Lofer.
Day 4: Lofer - Salzburg, approx. 49 kmFollowing the river bank, you reach the “small German corner” (“kleine deutsche Eck”) with the spa town of Bad Reichenhall and the wide plain of the Salzburg basin. Through the Saalach meadows you reach Salzburg.
Day 5: Salzburg, day of restToday you stay in Salzburg. You can visit the fantastic places of the city of Mozart.
Day 6: Salzburg – Braunau/Prienbach, approx. 79 kmCycling along the banks of the Salzach you reach Oberndorf (“Silent Night”-chapel). You go on to Ettenau and via St. Radegund to Burghausen (longest castle in the world). Through Weilhart Forest you cycle to the Inn-Salzach-lookout point and up to the biggest city of the Innviertel, to Braunau.
Day 7: Braunau/Prienbach – Passau, approx. 67 kmPartly following the river banks of the Inn and partly well-developed country roads, you reach the 1000-year old city of Obernberg and shortly afterwards Reichersberg Monastery. After this you head on to the baroque city of Schärding. You cycle via Wernstein along the river Inn to Passau.
Day 8: PassauIndividual departure or extention of trip or transfer back.
Arrival day: daily
Season 1: May 05. - May 12. + October 09. - October 15.
Season 2: May 13. - June 02. + September 01. - October 08.
Season 3: June 03. - August 31.
ARRIVAL - PARKING - DEPARTURE
ARRIVAL BY PLANE
Airport: Salzburg (SZG)
ARRIVAL BY CAR
Parking: free parking spaces in the near of the hotel
ARRIVAL BY TRAIN
Train station: Salzburg
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- 7 nights in rooms with private facilities, breakfast
- luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
- entry: Krimmler waterfalls
- maps and information material per room
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Discounts extra bed in double room with 2 full paying adults 0-4,99 years -100%
5-13,99 years/min.1 full paying adult in 2-3 bed
or 2 full paying adults in 4 bed room
-25% 14-99 years -10% Bicycle & equipment 7-/8-/21-/24-speed-bike 60 E-bike 160 Additional night Krimml Season 1* 3*(dbl/sgl) 42/58 Additional night Krimml Season 2* 3* (dbl/sgl) 45/61 Additional night Passau 4* (dbl/sgl) 60/84 Transfer bus transfer Passau - Krimml every day 2 p.m., incl. own bike 56
*Season 1: May 06. - June 30. + September 01. - October 15.
Season 2: July 01. - August 31.
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national 3-4* hotels and inns
Bicycles inclusive panniers:
7-/8-speed (backpedal brake) unisex bike, 21-speed unisex bike
The offered bikes are touring bikes with an aluminium frame and kitted with responsive brakes and gears. Plus: comfort gel saddles, flat-palmed grips, Schwalbe Marathon anti-puncture tyres. All bikes are equipped with a pannier (saddle bag) and a handlebar bag/per room.
By popular demand, we have now invested in a considerable number of e-bikes, much favoured by cyclists who love the great Outdoors, but prefer to let the bike take the strain.
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.
You are welcome to bring your own bicycle. This is adapted especially to your needs. Do not forget to bring a repair kit with all necessary tools such as: keys, reserve tube and lock. Please check your own bicycle for operability upon arrival.
Great trip, but a little harder than expectedThe Tauern bike path Krimml to Passau is a great trip. The scenery is magnificent. The hotels were very good.We loved the trip, but it was a little more of a challenge than we expected. Rad & Reisen rates the trip as a 1, the easiest classification. ...more