Cycling in Austria – Biking has become one of the most popular ways to experience Austria’s countryside, small towns & cities. Here is a list for some of the best biking trails.
Is a group holiday on two wheels tempting? Don’t look any further! Austria’s summer resorts feature countless cycling and mountain biking paths for all ages and skill levels.
No matter if you opt to challenge yourself to the famous Danube Bike Trail, taking in some of Austria’s most impressive cultural sites on the way, or explore one of Austria’s provinces by bike, your trip will be a memorable one.
And if you want to take it easy and focus on the beautiful surroundings rather than the exercising part (no judgement!), hop on an e-bike and let the wheels work themselves. No matter your preference, the top regions in Austria are for you to discover.
Cycling in Austria – Being based in the Salzkammergut region in Upper Austria, we have good knowledge of this area and are able to offer a great number of cycling possibilities in the regions of Salzkammergut and also Lower Austria. Particularly a circular ride around the lakes in a beautiful Alpine setting – perfect for a group or individual cycling holiday.
These bike trips will introduce you to the great Salzkammergut region, taking you to no less than 13 lakes while offering you a chance to break up your cycling with swimming, fishing, sailing, and hiking. This tour is a loop which allows you to start your adventure anywhere along the route.
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Cycling in Austria – example tours
Cycling in Austria – From the official starting point in Salzburg, the route continues southeast to St. Gilgen on Wolfgangsee lake, and then along to St. Wolfgang and Bad Ischl, our former emperor’s Franz Joseph’s favourite stay (we suggest visiting his former hunting lodge).
Further south, the trail will lead you into the picturesque town of Hallstatt. For a picture perfect view of the town, take the ferry and enjoy one of the country’s best photo opportunities. Stop at the Ice Caves near Obertraun. The loop continues via the Traunsee, Attersee, and Mondsee – all of which offer some great water activities.
Distance: 309 km (192 mi) loop
Start and finish: in Salzburg
Features: mostly biking paths and side roads with little traffic. For short distances where highways are being used, railway or bus lines offer an alternative.
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For those more daring cyclists, there are many options to test yourself, such as biking in the snow covered mountains!