You like to travel by bike as a family: from place to place on traffic-safe paths in great scenery with lots of breaks and little adventures? Then we have just the right thing for you with this trip! The first stage of the Alpe-Adria saga across Austria is a real pearl among cycling tours.
Cycle together with your family the first section of the far beyond the borders known Alpe-Adria cycle path from Salzburg to Villach. Starting from the city of Mozart, this tour takes you varied cycling tour through the lovely Salzach Valley, the wildly romantic Gastein Valley and the idyllic Drau Valley to Villach.
Their constant companions, rugged mountain peaks, sweeping rivers, rushing waterfalls and deep Gorges. And as a reward, delicious Salzburger Nockerl and Carinthian Kasnudeln await you and your children.
So, what else is there to wait for?
On this tour, young and old get their money’s worth!
These 8 days on the bike are perfect for your Family if you want to bike with children. The route is easy and gently hilly, without strenuous Gradients. The tour easy for parents, grandparents as well as for the little ones. It runs mainly on dedicated bike paths, occasionally side roads and only in exceptional cases along roads with through traffic.
Experience the mountains and lakes of Carinthia and the Salzburg Alps by bike: the hospitality and friendliness will delight you!
You will stay in family and family-friendly 3*** hotels, inns and guesthouses
every day a rich breakfast is included
Route and requirements
We have deliberately put together an easy and child-friendly tour for you.
Most of the time you will cycle on bike paths. Gelegentlich führt der Weg entlang ruhiger Nebenstraßen. Nur wenige Teilstücke führen auch auf stärker befahrenen Straßen oder unbefestigten Wegen.
Follow with the whole family the well-developed cycle path from Salzburg to Carinthia and discover unique natural and cultural highlights. In total, you will cover 175 kilometers on this tour with your Bike back , with, for example, the most challenging stretch between St . Johann and the Gastein valley by train is bridged. Because ultimately the fun and enjoyment should prevail on this family bike trip.
The trip is not suitable for persons with reduced mobility. Please contact us for detailed information if needed.
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 PLUS: the sportier option! High-quality equipment, for example, with 27-speed Shimano Deore XT gears, Magura brakes HS 11 and Suntour suspension fork.
Electric bikes: unisex bikes with electric pedal assistance up to 25 km/h; 8-speed gears with freewheel; range approx. 120 – 180 km (depending on riding style).
Children’s bikes: 12-, 18- or 24-speed and freewheel. We are happy to provide this in the following sizes: 20, 24, or 26 inches.
Note: The number of gears is determined by the size of the wheel.
Children’s trailer: from KTM; can accommodate up to 2 children. Suitable from one and a half years or up to a height of 105 cm and 20 kg (two children up to 15 kg each).
Follow-Me / Parent – Child – Tandem: For children who can already ride a bike independently, but who would like to be pulled along the track by their parents from time to time. Bookable in combination with a 20 inch children’s bike and a rental bike for the parents.
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.
Arrival by train
Travel relaxed by train. Both Salzburg and Villach are easily accessible by train. If you rent the bikes with us, you will also not have any stress with the bike transport. Just get on the train with you, on vacation, ready, go! Information and timetables can be found at Deutsche Bahn(www.bahn.de) or Österreichische Bundesbahn, www.oebb.at.
You can also plan your return journey from Villach to Salzburg in a relaxed manner by train. The train ride alone is worth the trip. You have cycled all this!
Parking is available on site from approx. 15,- / day; payable on site; no reservation possible or necessary.
- The Mozart City Salzburg
- The Gollinger and Gastein Waterfalls
- The Salzach breakthrough in the Salzachöfen gorge
- The Hallein Celtic Museum