Holiday information

Days: 8

Grade: Easy

Terrain: Flat - excellent cycle paths and quiet country roads

Hotels:
Carefully Chosen Hotels

Meals:
Day 1 :
Day 2 : Breakfast
Day 3 : Breakfast
Day 4 : Breakfast
Day 5 : Breakfast
Day 6 : Breakfast
Day 7 : Breakfast
Day 8 : Breakfast

Extend your stay

Extra nights are available on request.

Into The Valley of the Alps (8 days)

A great family cycle tour with breathtaking scenery!

  • Stunning mountain scenery
  • Visit to the spectacular Krimml Waterfalls, the highest in Europe
  • Visit fascinating caves, gorges and snow covered glaciers
  • Traffic free cycle paths with flat and easy riding
  • Other available activities include tobogganing, rafting, archery and a forest slide park

With the chance to see some of Austria’s finest mountain scenery and a host of attractions for all ages, we think that this trip is perfect for families wanting to enjoy a mix of easy, stress-free cycling and fun activities.

The itinerary is relaxed, allowing plenty of time to explore the region by bike, on foot and even by cable car ! An enticing array of activities are also available, from tobogganing, archery and rafting to exploring incredible caves, gorges glaciers and waterfalls.

The tour starts in the pretty village of Krimml, high in the Hohe Tauern National Park, close to Europe’s highest waterfall which plunges 1,250 feet in three remarkable cascades. The cycling route follows the Salzach Valley on dedicated paths through pine forests, picturesque villages and flower-strewn meadows.

As you approach Kaprun, the snow-capped peaks of Austria’s highest mountain range come into view, at 12,400 feet the Grossglockner is an awesome sight. The route continues along the lakeside through stylish Zell am See, then onwards to Lofer and Salzburg. The tour ends in the river city of Passau.  

The bike paths on this tour are well detailed and signposted. The route leads through quiet villages on paved paths and country roads. A few very brief sections you will ride on unpaved paths. This cycling tour is also suitable for families. 

This magnificent bike trip will be a very memorable experience and one not to be missed !

0161 703 5823


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