Day 1: Arrival to Salzburg
Welcome briefing and distribution of rental bikes upon arrival.
Overnight in Salzburg.
Day 2: Salzburg – Lake Mondsee (25 miles/40 km)
Today, you will cycle along the Salzach, then on the old Ischler rail trail until Eugendorf and further on to Thalgau. You cycle pass the Drachenwand which is a massive rock edge next to Lake Mondsee!
Overnight in Mondsee.
Day 3: Lake Mondsee – Bad Goisern (31 miles/50 km)
Today, you will ride your bike along the southern shore of Lake Attersee and then into the romantic valley Weißenbachtal. From there, you will get into the valley Trauntal and to the ancient imperial city of Bad Ischl.
On a wonderful bike path just next to the river Traun you will reach the small spa town of Bad Goisern.
Overnight in Bad Goisern.
Day 4: Bad Goisern – Lake Hallstatt – Bad Goisern (22 miles/35 km)
Today, there is plenty of time for the World Heritage area around Lake Hallstatt. Magnificent nature and the oldest salt mine in the world, the Dachstein Ice Caves, or a relaxing boat trip – there is something for everyone! During this tour, you will always cycle on the lake shore and all the highlights are close to the route.
Overnight at Lake Bad Goisern.
Day 5: Bad Goisern – Lake Wolfgangsee (22 miles/35 km)
Via Bad Ischl (Emperor’s Park, Emperor’s Villa, Empress Sissi’s Teahouse) you will cycle along the Ischler Ache river to Lake Wolfgangsee: You will cycle through places such as St. Wolfgang (White Horse Inn, parish church, cog railway on to the Schafberg), Strobl, Lake Abersee (Zinkenbachklamm gorge) and St. Gilgen - the Mozart village on Lake Wolfgangsee.
Overnight in Lake Wolfgangsee.
Day 6: Recreational Day on Lake Wolfgangsee
You have several possibilities for an active day at one of the most well-known lakes in Austria. We suggest a ride with the steam engine train on the top of Schafberg (1782m) from where you have a fantastic view or you do a boat ride and visit one of the famous towns round Lake Wolfgangsee (St. Wolfgang, St. Gilgen).
Or you just take your bike and cycle around a little enjoying the wonderful landscape.
Overnight at Lake Wolfgangsee.
Day 7: Lake Wolfgangsee – Salzburg (25-31 miles/40-50 km + walking tour)
On the seventh day, you will follow the cycle route to St. Gilgen ("Mozart Village"), the short hiking trail into the Tiefbrunnau, past the Hintersee lake, and the Strubklamm gorge into the Wiestal valley (dam); You will come through the Glasenbachklamm into the Salzachtal valley. Shortly before reaching Salzburg, it is worth visiting the castle Schloss Hellbrunn (park, zoo, water games). Your destination is the festival and Mozart city of Salzburg with its numerous attractions (fortress, old town).
Overnight in Salzburg.
Day 8: Departure or extension
Travel home or stay extra nights in Salzburg.