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Cycling Holidays in Austria

Our leisure cycling holidays in Austria showcase the iconic lakes and mountains scenery of the beautiful Salzkammergut. We also offer a range of cycling holidays alongside the Danube River as well as peaceful cycle routes around beautiful Lake Constance.

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The Salzkammergut region could have been created with leisure cycling holidays in mind and this really is the quintessential lakes and mountains landscape that Austria is famous for. Quiet lanes lead you past a succession of beautiful alpine lakes and picture perfect villages. The mountains are all around you but the cycling is easy and relaxed.

The Danube cycle path offers easy, traffic-free cycling, past quaint, riverside towns and villages, delivering new scenes around each bend in the river  We offer a wide range of options along this popular route, from family friendly options to long distance cycling odysseys. Bike and boat options are also popular, offering accommodation aboard a comfortable river cruiser and  disembarking each day for enjoyable riverside rides.

Beautiful Lake Constance is the perfect size for a leisurely circumnavigation by bike. Stay in pretty lakeside towns each night, cycling along level, lakeside cycle paths each day.

We offer 26 cycling holidays in Austria

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4 Countries Cycling Holiday

Switzerland / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

Explore Lake Constance, Lake Zurich and Lake Walen as well as the impressive Rhein Falls on this cosmopolitan cycling holiday that visits four different countries; Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Austria.

4.0
(1 review)
Grade3Leisurely to Moderate
Distance205 miles/330 kms
Duration/s8 nights
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  • Rivers and Lakes
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Austrian Lakes Cycling Holiday

Austria / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

A cycling holiday through the heart of Austria’s beautiful lakes region, staying in picture perfect villages alongside serene alpine lakes ringed by towering peaks. Cycle at your own pace, stopping where and when you like, be it for a swim, to explore further, or simply to sit and admire the view.

4.9
(3 reviews)
Grade2Leisurely
Distance169 miles/272 kms
Duration/s6 or 7 nights
AccommComfort to Superior
Themes
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  • Rivers and Lakes
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Austrian Lakes Single Centre Cycling Holiday

Austria / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

On this Austrian lakes cycling holiday you will be based right in the heart of the Austrian lake district in the pretty spa town of Bad Goisern. From here you’ll enjoy daily cycle excursions into the beautiful Salzkammergut countryside, discovering picture-perfect Austrian villages and pristine lakes.

4.0
(1 review)
Grade2Leisurely
Distance132 miles/212 kms
Duration/s6 nights
AccommSuperior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Family
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Danube – Passau to Vienna Cycling Holiday

Germany / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

The classic Danube cycling holiday. Cycle along what many consider to be the most beautiful stretch of the Danube river as it wends it’s way through Upper and Lower Austria along beautiful, fertile valleys, past charming medieval villages to the elegant city of Vienna.

4.7
(3 reviews)
Grade2Easy to Leisurely
Distance180 miles/290 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommSuperior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Family
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Danube – Passau to Vienna Deluxe Cycling Holiday

Germany / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

Cycle the most famous stretch of the Danube River on level, riverside cycle paths, staying in excellent hotels along the route. An idyllic riverside cycle path unveils memorable natural wonders such as the Danube Loop and the magical Wachau Valley. You’ll also discover charming, medieval wine villages, baroque towns and historic cities.

Grade3Moderate
Distance203 miles/327 kms
Duration/s8 nights
AccommDeluxe
Themes
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Danube – Passau to Vienna Easy Cycling Holiday

Germany / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

A slightly easier version of the classic Passau to Vienna cycling holiday. Two boat trips and a train journey take the sting out of this popular route making it achievable for families and newcomers to cycling holidays. Easy daily rides on dedicated cycle paths taking in the Danube’s most iconic sights.

5.0
(1 review)
Grade1Easy
Distance143 miles/230 kms
Duration/s9 nights
AccommSuperior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Family
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Danube – Regensburg to Vienna Cycling Holiday

Germany / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

A 10 night cycling adventure, following the mighty Danube River from Regensburg in Bavaria, past the Danube Loop and Wachau Valley all the way to Vienna in Austria. Easy riverside cycling complemented by quiet valleys, fertile plains, terraced vineyards and historic riverside towns.

4.0
(1 review)
Grade2Leisurely
Distance313 miles/503 kms kms
Duration/s10 nights
AccommSuperior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Danube – Vienna to Budapest Cycling Holiday

Slovakia / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

Visit three stunning capital cities on this classic cycling holiday along the Danube River. Ride downstream from imperial Vienna to Bratislava, a small historic city with an intoxicating, cafe-culture vibe. Then it’s on to Hungary and Budapest, one of Europe’s most fascinating and exciting cities.

3.5
(1 review)
Grade2Leisurely
Distance180 miles/289 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommComfort to Superior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Danube 4 Countries Bike and Boat – MS Primadonna

Slovakia / Bike and Boat Holiday/ Self Guided

Cruise and cycle along the Danube River between Passau and Budapest aboard the elegant and stylish MS Primadonna. Offering spacious cabins and impressive on-board facilities the MS Primadonna is the second largest cruise ship afloat on the Danube and is a very comfortable base for this leisurely, highly enjoyable, cycling holiday.

5.0
(2 reviews)
Grade2Leisurely
Distance185 miles/298 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommSuperior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Danube Bike and Boat – MS Normandie

Germany / Bike and Boat Holiday/ Self Guided

This popular Danube River bike and boat cycling holiday between Passau and Vienna aboard the comfortable river cruiser MS Normandie showcases the most impressive and beautiful section of the mighty river. Enjoy easy, daily cycle rides along the riverbank through spectacular scenery including the Danube Loop, and Wachau Valley.

Grade1Easy
Distance123 miles/198 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommComfort
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Family
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Danube Bike and Boat – MS Theodor Koerner

Slovakia / Bike and Boat Holiday/ Self Guided & Guided

This popular Danube River Bike and Boat cycling holiday between Passau and Bratislava  aboard the comfortable river cruiser, Theodor Koerner, showcases the most impressive and beautiful section of the mighty river. Enjoy easy daily cycle rides along the riverbank through spectacular scenery including the Danube Loop, and Wachau Valley.

 

5.0
(1 review)
Grade1Easy
Distance117 miles/188 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommComfort
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Family
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Innsbruck to Verona Cycling Holiday

Italy / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

This highly enjoyable cycling holiday packs a lot of highlights into a relatively short cycle tour, leading you from the alpine town of Innsbruck in the Austrian Tyrol, through the Brenner Pass alongside the Adige River, via Trento and gorgeous Lake Garda to the beautiful city of Verona.

4.7
(3 reviews)
Grade1Easy
Distance165 miles/265 kms
Duration/s6 nights
AccommSuperior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Lake Constance and Rhine Falls Cycling Holiday

Switzerland / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

A highly enjoyable cycling holiday around beautiful Lake Constance on flat cycle paths and quiet roads. Stay in charming lakeside towns each night as you pedal around the lake through Germany, Switzerland and Austria. This trip also includes a visit to the impressive Rhine Falls further downstream.

4.8
(2 reviews)
Grade2Leisurely
Distance181 miles/292 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommComfort
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Family
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Lake Constance Cycling Holiday

Switzerland / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

Spend 6 nights cycling around beautiful Lake Constance on idyllic lake-shore cycle paths. Stay in charming medieval towns along the route, enjoying carefree daily cycle rides through sublime alpine scenery. Cool off with a dip in the lake at one of the many bathing beaches along the way.

Grade2Leisurely
Distance148 miles/238 kms
Duration/s6 nights
AccommComfort to Superior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Family
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Lake Constance Easy Cycling Holiday

Switzerland / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

This is an easy version of a very popular cycle holiday around Lake Constance, suitable for newcomers to cycling holidays as well as families with young children. Lake Constance straddles the borders of Germany, Austria and Switzerland and offers cyclists dedicated cycle paths, medieval lakeside towns and a wonderful, alpine backdrop.

4.4
(3 reviews)
Grade1Easy
Distance93 miles/150 kms
Duration/s6 nights
AccommComfort
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Family
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Mozart Cycling Holiday

Germany / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

The Mozart cycling holiday traces a gentle circle through Austria and southern Bavaria passing through towns, villages and landmarks that featured in the life of the great composer. This  relaxing scenic cycling holiday from Mozart’s hometown of  Salzburg leads you through the alpine scenery of Salzkammergut, Chiemgau and Tyrol.

Grade3Leisurely to Moderate
Distance209 miles/337 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommSuperior
Themes
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  • Rivers and Lakes
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Munich to Salzburg Cycling Holiday

Germany / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

A wonderful cycling holiday that links the cities of Munich and Salzburg with a spectacular ride through some of Bavaria’s most awe-inspiring scenery. Spend a night in the exciting city of Munich before riding into a world of charming villages,  alpine lakes, rolling hills, ending in the historic city of Salzburg.

Grade2Leisurely
Distance174 miles/280 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommSuperior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Prague to Vienna Cycling Holiday

Czech Republic / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided & Guided

A fascinating and highly enjoyable cycling holiday between two of Europe’s most beautiful and historic cities. Enjoy a night in delightful Prague before transferring south to ride through the beautiful and  unspoilt countryside of Southern Bohemia and Moravia to Austria’s elegant capital city.

4.5
(2 reviews)
Grade3Moderate
Distance234 miles/377 kms
Duration/s8 nights
AccommComfort to Superior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Wine Lovers
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Salzburg to Krimml Falls Cycling Holiday

Germany / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

This cycling holiday leads you through some of Austria’s most impressive alpine scenery. Along the way you’ll see picture-perfect alpine villages, serene mountain lakes, glistening glaciers, tumbling waterfalls and cavernous gorges. While you are always surrounded by alpine vistas, the route sticks to the valley floor offering relaxed cycling along bike paths and low-traffic roads.

4.5
(4 reviews)
Grade2Leisurely
Distance164 miles/264 kms
Duration/s6 nights
AccommComfort to Superior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Family
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Salzburg to Lake Bled Cycling Holiday

Slovenia / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

Cycle from the Sound of Music city of Salzburg through magical alpine valleys to  breathtakingly beautiful Lake Bled in Slovenia. Offering jaw-dropping scenery all the way, this route follows idyllic cycle paths and quite roads, stopping each night in beautiful alpine towns.

Grade3Leisurely to Moderate
Distance196 miles/316 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommSuperior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Salzburg to Vienna Cycling Holiday

Austria / Cycle Touring Holiday/ Self Guided

A wonderful, riverside cycling holiday adventure from charming Salzburg to elegant Vienna. Ride along the Salzach and Inn rivers to Passau on the German/Austrian border before joining the mighty Danube to journey south past medieval towns, ancient vineyards, abbeys and romantic castles to the Austrian capital.

4.3
(2 reviews)
Grade2Leisurely
Distance233 miles/375 kms
Duration/s7 nights
AccommComfort to Superior
Themes
  • Ebike
  • Rivers and Lakes
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Easy:
Our easy cycling holidays offer short daily rides on mostly level terrain. A typical day’s ride will take 2 – 3 hours at a leisurely pace and the remainder of the day will be free for you to explore further or simply relax. These rides are particularly recommended for newcomers to cycling holidays and for families.

Leisurely:
Our leisurely cycle holidays will suit those who are reasonably fit through regular exercise of one kind or another – not necessarily cycling. On the whole, the terrain will be level but there may also be a few small hills to contend with along the way too. Daily rides will typically take around 3 – 4 hours to complete.

Moderate:
Our moderate cycle holidays are for regular cyclists, who are used to longer rides with regular climbs. A good level of fitness is needed and you can expect to be in the saddle for between 4 and 5 hours each day.

Challenging:
These holidays are for seasoned cyclists who cycle long distances regularly and who enjoy the thrill of long days in the saddle. There will undoubtedly be some challenging climbs along the way and you can expect to cover between 55 and 75 miles each day.

Simple
Simple 2 star hotels, pensions inns and B&Bs. All rooms feature en-suite facilities.

Comfort
Typically a mix of good quality 2 & 3 star hotels and in some cases all 3 star hotels. All rooms feature en-suite facilities.
Tours that have a mix of 2, 3 and 4 star hotels are also included here. All rooms feature en-suite facilities.

Superior
A mix of 3 and 4 star hotels & or in some cases excellent 3 star hotels.

Deluxe
High standard properties offering well-appointed guest rooms and good facilities. All rooms feature en-suite facilities.

Basic: Cabins with bunk beds and shared facilities.

Simple: Cabins with bunk beds and en-suite facilities

Comfort: Twin bedded cabins and en-suite facilities.

Superior: Well appointed en-suite, twin cabins.

Deluxe: Very high levels of comfort & service. All cabins are en-suite.

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theme-icon-riversRivers & Lakes: Cycling holidays alongside rivers and/or lakes.

theme-icon-coastalCoastal: Cycling holidays that follow a coastline.

theme-icon-wineWine Lovers: Cycling holidays through well known wine regions.

theme-icon-gastroGastronomic: Cycling holidays through regions renowned for their cuisine.

theme-icon-ebikeE-bikes: Cycling holidays where e-bikes are available as well as regular bikes.