Cycling tour Austria: Ten Lakes Tour Salzkammergut for families

8 Days

Your trip

What could be more beautiful than cycling along the lakeside paths under mountains?

Let your soul dangle in the magnificent natural landscape of the 10-Lakes-Lands.

Experience adventure, enjoy nature, swimming fun and water sports in many lakes, nibble Kaiserschmarrn, lick ice cream and, of course, riding a bike – if you listed these things to your children, would they be beside themselves with excitement? The we hope!

Because all this and much more is offered by our “Ten Lakes Tour” through the Salzburg Lake District and the Salzkammergut. Join us on a vacation you and your family won’t soon forget – and that gives you back strength for the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Let’s go! Explore the charming Mozart city of Salzburg with all your senses. The charming old town attracts annually about nine million visitors under its spell. While the main routes around the Getreidegasse are bursting with bustle, you can lose yourself in the side streets and find quieter passages.

Burghausen, Schleedorf and Thalgau are among the charming towns along the tour that blend seamlessly into the captivating Alpine panorama. Enjoy not only the Austrian delicacies around Kasnocken & Co, but also the special hospitality . The absolute highlight of the tour are of course the numerous lakes: Wallersee, Mondsee, Holzöster See, Trumer Seen: they are all waiting for you to jump in!

Accommodation

You will be accommodated in beautiful 3*** hotels, inns and guesthouses. A rich cyclist’s breakfast is included daily.

Arrival

You can easily reach Salzburg by train. You can find information e.g. at https://bahn.de or https://oebb.at.
Salzburg Airport is connected to the international flight network. You can reach Salzburg by car via the Tauernautobahn.

Parking lots

In Salzburg: Parking lot approx. 10 € – 20 € / day, payable on site, no reservation possible or necessary. Alternatively, you can use a public garage in Salzburg: approx. € 100,- / week.

Trumer See: Parking lot approx. 10 € / day, payable on site, no reservation possible or necessary.

Your bike tour

The cycle routes on the lake shores and along the Salzach are completely flat. You cycle through numerous nature reserves and past many lakes with bathing opportunities. In between, the terrain is mostly hilly. Between the Trumer Seen lakes and Salzburg or Mondsee, the route has a few longer climbs. The majority of the route leads from lake to lake on cycle paths and very little-used side roads. Only a few short sections, sometimes on roads with heavier traffic.

Please note: The trip is not suitable for persons with reduced mobility. Please contact us for detailed information if needed.

Rental bicycles

Sturdy unisex touring bikes, 7 speeds with hub gears and coaster brake or 21 speeds with derailleur and freewheel (please choose when booking), comfort saddle, 28 inch with different frame heights. On request also 21-speed men’s bike possible.

Rental bike PREMIUM: the sportier version! High-quality equipment, for example, with 27-speed Shimano Deore XT gears, hydraulic Magura brakes HS 11 and Suntour suspension fork.

Electric bikes: unisex bikes with electric pedal assist up to 25 km/h; 8-speed gears with freewheel; range approx. 120 – 180 km (depending on riding style), 550 Wh battery detachable with mobile charger, hydraulic brakes.

Follow-Up with children’s bike: Hang your child’s front wheel in the tow trailer and off you go at speed and with joy!

Children’s trailers: The classic…

Own bikes

It is possible to bring your own bikes, but at your own risk. For possible damages etc. on the own bike during the whole bike trip as well as during transport trips can not be liable.

For your own safety, we recommend that you always wear a bicycle helmet on all bicycle tours.

Unforgettable

  • Many lakes with great lidos

From day to day

Arrival :
Day 1

Arrival Salzburg or Trumer Lakes

Welcome to the Salzkammergut! At your starting hotel you will receive your tour information and, if booked, your rental bikes.

Please note: If your arrival hotel has been booked at Lake Trum, the following day tours will be postponed accordingly. In this case you start the tour with the route described on day 3 and cycle Salzburg – Trumer Seen on the last cycling day.

Salzburg - Trumer Lakes :
Day 2

Bike tour Salzburg – Holzöster, approx. 30 or 45 km & train ride

After a short ride on the local train, the family tour starts in Oberndorf (the more sporty ones can also can also cycle to Oberndorf), where the most famous Christmas carol, “Silent Night”, is sung. Emergence found. Along the splendidly rippling Salzach we continue into the multifaceted nature of the largest Austria’s moorland: The warm Höllerersee and the Holzöstersee with lido for families are waiting here for You. Like a little garden of Eden.

Breakfast
Wood roaster - experience day :
Day 3

Holzöster – experience day or round trip Burghausen

Wonderful swim in the warm moor lake and then off to the Wanderbauerngolf! Equipped with a wooden bat an oversized miniature golf course awaits you along beautiful hiking trails. Who ride a bike today can take a bike tour along the Salzach River to Burghausen and visit the charming old town. old town.

Breakfast
Holzöster - Lake Trum :
Day 4

Bike tour Holzöster – Lake Trumer, approx. 35 km

Here in the nature reserve, time seems to stand still. Past the animal paradise it goes to Michaelbeuern and
then to the Trumer-Seen-Land with its three crystal clear lakes, the Obertrumer See, the Mattsee and the
Ditch Lake. Here you can cool off from your bike ride while swimming in the sparkling water.

Breakfast
Experience day Trumer See :
Day 5

Experience day Trumer See

A cool jump into the water? Three huge beach pools (entrance fee included) are waiting for you. Whether slide or
Raft, there`s so much to experience here. But that’s not all: In the high ropes course Seeham you can climb up to a
Swing height of 35 meters (not open daily). Or they make a short bike tour along the Obertrumer
Lake – swimming stop included.

Breakfast
Lake Trumer - Mondsee :
Day 6

Bike tour Trumer See – Mondsee, approx. 45 km

Through the nature reserve of the lovely Egel lakes to Schleedorf, from there it goes on along the glittering Irrsee lake along to the Mondsee. Swimming fun is also guaranteed at the quiet Mondsee. Strengthen After your bike tour you can enjoy typical Austrian dishes such as schnitzel and apple strudel in one of the many inns.

Breakfast
Mondsee - Salzburg :
Day 7

Bike tour Mondsee – Salzburg, approx. 40 km

Past lush meadows, the bike path leads to Thalgau and on to Eugendorf. From here it goes on the
The route runs along the disused Ischlerbahn railroad line to the Salzach river and then along the Tauern Cycle Path to the center of Salzburg.
As a reward, a delicious ice cream or an original Salzburg Mozartkugel beckons. Take enough time
for the city . There is so much to discover: a visit to Mozart’s birthplace, the cathedral, Mirabell Palace or the


Fortress Hohensalzburg. The water games at Hellbrunn Palace are a lot of fun. Animal lovers should
drop by the zoo.

Breakfast
Departure or extension :
Day 8

Departure or extension

Breakfast

Services

included in the tour price

  • 7 x overnight stays in 3-star hotels and inns
  • rich cyclist breakfast
  • daily luggage transfer
  • Best worked out route guidance
  • Detailed travel documents 1 x per room (in German, English), Personal tour information (in German, English)
  • Hiking farmer's golf in Franking
  • Admission to the lidos of the Trumer Seen lakes
  • Salzburger Seenlandcard with many included services
  • Navigation app and GPS data available
  • Service hotline
  • If booked: Rental bike incl. Rental bike insurance

not included

  • Tourist tax, if due, payable on site
  • Train ride on the 2nd day of the trip from Salzburg to Oberndorf on your own, approx. EUR 10,-/ person incl. Wheel
  • All special services that are not listed under the included services
  • Arrival and departure

Dates and prices

Travel start 2024: possible daily in …
Season 1 13.04. – 19.04. and 28.09. – 05.10.
Season 2 20.04. – 17.05. and 14.09. – 27.09.
Season 3 18.05. – 13.09.
The day of arrival determines the season.
All prices per person. The prices in the booking form or shopping cart apply.
Travel package Season 1 Season 2 Season 3
Double room w. breakfast 950 € 1.030 € 1.100 €
Single room w. breakfast 1.280 € 1.360 € 1.430 €
Child 6 … 11 years (“Child 1”) in parents’ room 500 € 500 € 500 €
Child 12 … 14 years (“Child 2”) in parents’ room 770 € 770 € 770 €
Reduction for children with 2 adults in a double room, maximum 1 extra bed in a double or multi-bed room.
Extra nights
Salzburg: double room with breakfast 100 € 110 € 120 €
Salzburg: Single room with breakfast 170 € 170 € 190 €
Salzburg: “Child 1” 6 … 1 years 50 € 55 € 60 €
Salzburg: “Child 2” 12 … 14 years 75 € 80 € 90 €
Additional nights are possible in Salzburg and at Tuner Lake. Price on request. If necessary, please indicate in the comments field of the booking how many additional nights you want and at which location.
Note: Please select “Child 1” or “Child 2” in the booking, depending on the age.
Rental bicycles
E-bike 270 €
Touring bike Premium 180 €
Touring bike 125 €
Child trailer: Follow-Me incl. Kids bike 140 €
Child trailer 90 €
Kids bike 90 €

Map

Please note: Depending on the accommodations we book for you, the overnight stops may differ from those indicated in the route plan. Please refer to your individual hotel list for accommodation locations! Also, in many places you have freedom to shorten the path or make it different. The proposal presented here is therefore more for inspiration and orientation than for compulsive imitation. If you like - download the komoot app on your phone, search for this trip and let the app be your navigator and inspirer.

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