Salzburg to Vienna

Experience Austria at its best: Nature and Culture!

You will begin your cycling tour in Mozart’s hometown of Salzburg, you will cycle through the famous Salzkammergut with its pristine blue lakes and enchanting nature. Continuing your tour, you will reach the Danube Valley with romantic castles, cosy villages, lush vineyards and a well maintained cycling path along the majestic Danube.

The remarkable ending of your tour includes the Austrian capital of Vienna with its countless attractions.

Itinerary & prices - see below

Getting here - we can arrange airport transfer from Salzburg or Vienna

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  • Day 1 Salzburg

    Individual arrival. Use the extra time for a stroll through the picturesque old part of this cultural and fascinating city. 


  • Day 2 Salzburg to Attersee (approx. 60 km)

    Along the old railway-line Ischler, you will cycle to the Mondsee and soon reach the slightly rolling hills of the Attergau and the Attersee, a popular recreation area that is favoured by most locals and guests alike.  


  • Day 3: Attersee – Traunsee (approx. 55 km) + ship or train ride Ebensee - Gmunden

    Today you will pass through the romantic valley “Weißenbachtal” and reach the banks of Lake Traunsee. You continue to Ebensee, where the ship awaits you. Enjoy the beautiful panorama.


  • Day 4: Traunsee – Linz (approx. 31 km) + train ride Lambach - Linz

    This cycling stretch leads you through the villages of Laakirchen and Steyrermühl on to Lambach. In Lambach take the train to the state capital of Upper Austria, Linz.


  • Day 5: Linz – Strudengau (approx. 60 km)

    Enjoy the day with a visit to the monastery in St. Florian and stop by the oldest towns in Austria,the welcoming village of Enns. Discover the romantic baroque village of Grein, where the oldest existing theatre in Austria is located.


  • Day 6: Strudengau - Wachau (approx. 63 km)

    Passing through the regions of Strudengau and Nibelungengau, you reach the famous Wachau, nominated as an UNESCO World Culture Heritage Area.

    Visit the unique Benedictine monastery of Melk or sample the local wine at one of the "Heurigen“ (typical Austrian wine taverns) upon request.


  • Day 7: Wachau – Vienna (approx. 65 km) + train ride Tulln - Vienna

    Enjoy the ride through a few impressive villages. Travelling via Weißenkirchen and Dürnstein and then on to the medieval town of Krems, you stop by the impressive Benedictine monastery of Göttweig. Your journey ends up with a train ride from Tulln to the “City of Music”, Vienna.

    If you decide to spend more time in the area, we can offer an extension - do get in touch and we can make some suggestions


  • 3 - 4* Accomm (Szg - Vienna)


    ROOM FOR 2

    Twin room (twin)

    Twin room in hotels along the route

    Extra bed possible - do enquire

Travel Dates Availability Package Price
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05/10/2019 19/10/2019 On request £568 REQUEST NOW
19/09/2020 25/09/2020 On request £698 REQUEST NOW
26/09/2020 03/10/2020 On request £593 REQUEST NOW
16/05/2020 18/09/2020 On request £750 REQUEST NOW
  • Meet & greet


    Meet & greet No need to struggle with heavy luggage or equipment and no need to take a shuttle bus - Simply drive to the terminal forecourt where you will be met by a uniformed driver who will take all the stress away from you.

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Highlights

  • City of Mozart Salzburg
  • Lake Attersee 
  • linz
  • Romantic Wachau
  • Waltz metropole Vienna

Tour profile

  • Level 2: mostly flat with some hilly stretches in the Salzkammergut, completely flat along the Danube Cycle Path.

What's included

  • 7 nights in rooms with private facilities 
  • Breakfast or 6 x dinner (surcharge, in Vienna breakfast only) 
  • Daily luggage transport (1 suitcase per Person/ max. 20 kg)
  • 1 x ship ride on the lake Traun or train ride from Ebensee, including bike
  • 1 x train ride Lambach – Linz including bike 
  • 1 x train ride Tulln – Vienna incl. bike  
  • 1 x train ride Vienna Westbahnhof – Salzburg (transfer own bikes not included) 
  • 1 bottle of high-level wine of the Wachau Valley per room
  • Service-hotline (also accessible on weekends) 
  • Handlebar bag with travel book, maps and information material per room 

General information

  • All bike tours are unescorted.
  • The mileages and approximations are distances of the recommended routes.
  • Please be prepared by packing all necessary items, for example, proper rain gear (jacket and pants), sun hat, sunscreen and proper sport shoes.
  • The arrival journey to Salzburg is not included in the tour price and has to be arranged on your own.

Additional charges

  • Helmet purchase - payable in advance.
  • Local tax payable on the spot.
  • Lunches

Rental bikes and equipment

  • 7 speed touring bikes with back pedal brake or 21 speed bikes
  • Electric bikes, children's bikes, specialised equipment for children upon request.
  • All rental bikes are equipped with a pannier (saddle bag) and an odometer (except Electro bike).

Holiday insurance

Holiday insurance is a requirement when booking our holidays

If you have a policy in place - that's great - if not the policy on our site is available from MPI  This covers all the key areas.

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