Country:
Austria
Travelcode:
1ATTAU253_EN17

Tauern Bike Path: Krimml - Passau

Music and Mountains

  • It is unbelievable that you can cycle that comfortably and easily on flat cycle routes through the world auf the Austrian Alps. A bicycle tour along the foothills of majestic mountains and the rivers Salzach and Saalach.

    Discover the numerous cultural sights and untouched nature of one of Austria´s most beautiful regions. Enjoy the flair of Salzburg and be impressed by the charm of its surroundings.

     

     

     

    Tour profile:

    Mostly flat, some uphill stretches and soft hills. On bike paths and quiet side roads.

    Day 1: Krimml/Wald

    Individual arrival

    Day 2: Krimml/Wald – Piesendorf/Kaprun/Zell am See, approx. 57 km

    Via 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 km

    You 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 km

    Following 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 rest

    Today you stay in Salzburg. You can visit the fantastic places of the city of Mozart.

    Day 6: Salzburg – Braunau/Prienbach, approx. 79 km

    Cycling 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 km

    Partly 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: Passau

    Individual departure or extention of trip or transfer back.
  • DATES

    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


    TRANSFER

    See via "Price".


    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

    Book here your discounted train ticket... Book your flights online... Book here your bus ticket... Book your hotel online...
  • Included services:
    • 7 nights in rooms with private facilities, breakfast
    • luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
    • entry: Krimmler waterfalls
    • maps and information material per room
  • Choose Categories

    S1 06.05. - 12.05.17
    S2 13.05. - 02.06.17
    S3 03.06. - 31.08.17
    S2 01.09. - 08.10.17
    S1 09.10. - 15.10.17

    Extras

    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.


    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
    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.


    E-bike

    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.


    Private bicycles

    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.

  • 6,0 10.08.2017 | Jill T. Tauern Bike Path: Krimml - Passau

    Great Vacation

    We loved this trip. The accommodations were first class. The scenery was varied and beautiful. The trail is very well marked! Don’t miss going to the waterfall the first day. It was a treat. We added an extra day so that we didn’t have a supper ...
    • Overall satisfaction 6
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 6
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 6
    • Accomodation 6
    • Board 6
    • Luggage transport 6
    • Route description 6
    • On-site assistance 6
    • Route-character 6
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 6
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    5,7 06.07.2017 | Debby M. Tauern Bike Path: Krimml - Passau

    Many thanks

    for helping to organise a memorable holiday
    • Overall satisfaction 6
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 6
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 6
    • Accomodation 5
    • Board 5
    • Luggage transport 6
    • Route description 5
    • On-site assistance 6
    • Route-character 6
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 5
    more
    5,4 29.09.2016 | Barbara T. Tauern Bike Path: Krimml - Passau

    One of our top favorite trips

    These were the best bikes we have ever had. The bike line book in English was invaluable, and having the click-it map holders made navigating much easier. The hotels were all excellent with two exceptions. While the location in Burghausen was perfect, ...
    • Overall satisfaction 6
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 6
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 6
    • Accomodation 5
    • Board 4
    • Luggage transport 6
    • Route description 6
    • On-site assistance 4
    • Route-character 4
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 6
    more
    6,0 14.07.2016 | Jon F. Tauern Bike Path: Krimml - Passau

    Krimml - Passau.

    Excellent tour! Again this was a very good tour with Radreisen! A very nice route, good weather, excellent hotels and delicious food. So, of course I will continue to travel with you.
    • Overall satisfaction 6
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 6
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 6
    • Accomodation 6
    • Board 6
    • Luggage transport 6
    • Route description 6
    • On-site assistance 6
    • Route-character 6
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 6
    more
    5,3 07.10.2015 | Edward S. Tauern Bike Path: Krimml - Passau

    Rad & Reisen

    Good
    • Overall satisfaction 6
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 5
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 5
    • Accomodation 5
    • Board 5
    • Luggage transport 5
    • Route description 5
    • On-site assistance 5
    • Route-character 5
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 5
    more
    4,7 31.08.2015 | Nancy R. Tauern Bike Path: Krimml - Passau

    Great trip, but a little harder than expected

    The 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. ...
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 3
    • Information at the beginning of the tour 5
    • Accomodation 6
    • Board 6
    • Luggage transport 6
    • Route description 3
    • Route-character 4
    • Bicycle + equipment 3
    • Price-performance ratio 5
    more

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