Active holidays in Italy and Europe - Your bike and hike holiday unforgettable, carefree and without stress!



Active holidays in Italy and Europe - Your bike and hike holiday unforgettable, carefree and without stress!



Villach Trieste Alpe Adria cycling pathOriginal Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 264 -287 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 569,- €

Alpe Adria cycling path map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:


Starting point of this bicycle holiday is Villach, located on the border of the Klagenfurt-basin, where the rivers “Drau” and “Gail” flow together. Real soon you have to say goodbye to Austria, before the bicycle tour continues in Italy.
The region Friuli-Venezia-Giulia offers not only scenic variety, but also invites to a foray through the cultural variety of the region. This mixture of the cultures reflects itself also in the cuisine: Alpine-Austrian, Slovenian and Venetian influences characterize the gastronomic offer of the region.
Moving on from the peaks of the Carnic Alps you cycle on the south side of the Alps approaching the sea, ahead of you the coast of the Adria with its miles long sand beaches is extending. Enjoy a “slacker-day” at Grado, one of the most popular bathing resorts of Italy, before following the sea breeze you reach the former Habsburg harbour city of Trieste.

Characteristics of the route:

The tour from Villach to Trieste is an easy tour. It goes along bike paths or very quiet side roads, through small villages and picturesque landscape.
The tour is suitable for children from the age of 14.

A day by day account of the route:

Villach cyclin holiday

Day 1: Arrival at Villach

Starting point: situated in Carinthia;

Tarvis Alpe Adria

Day 2: to Tarvis/Camporosso (approx. 37-40 km)

In the three-nation triangle of Italy-Austria-Slovenia;

Moggio Udinese cycling valley

Day 3: to Moggio Udinese/Tolmezzo (approx. 50-60 km)

Through the valley „Kanaltal“;

Udine cycling track to Trieste

Day 4: to Udine (approx. 50-60 km)

The wine defines the today`s stage;

Grado Trieste cycling

Day 5: to Grado (approx. 58 km)

Accompanied by a breeze of the Scirocco;

Aquileia cycling path

Day 6: day of rest on the sea or „culture-day“ in Aquileia

Discover the secrets of the Roman town Aquileia;

Trieste Italy holiday

Day 7: to Trieste (approx. 69 km)

On the way to the Adriatic Sea;

Trieste bike holiday

Day 8: Departure

Trieste - the oldest part of the Habsburg Monarchy;

Prices 2018

Self-guided tour
Package price per person, double room with breakfast - arrival day 28/04 and 29/09/2018 569,00 €
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast 669,00 €
Single room surcharge per person 119,00 €
High season* surcharge per person 49,00 €
Additional services
Rental bike 75,00 €
E-Bike 160,00 €
Additional nights in Villach; 3**** stars hotel 
Per person and night, double room with breakfast 59,00 €
Surcharge single room per night 17,00 €
Additional nights in Trieste; 4**** stars hotel 
Per person and night, double room with breakfast 69,00 €
Surcharge single room per night 35,00 €

* High season: from 09/06/2018 to 08/09/2018 (included)

Starting dates 2018, self-guided tour:

  • Arrival every Wednesday and Saturday from 28/04/2018 (first available date) to 29/09/2018 (last available date)

  • Arrival date 29/07 to 05/08/2018 (incl.) and from 01/09 to 08/09/2018 (incl.) only possible with arrival in Spittal an der Drau – the first two stages are subject to change.

  • With a minimum of 5 people we can organize upon request a start of the tour on every other day

General information:

  • Starting point:
  • Arrival information:
    • By car:
      Villach is easily accessible on the motorways A2, A10 or A11 (depending on the point of origin).
    • By Train:
      Good possibilities for arrival to Villach by train.

    • By flight:
      Airport Klagenfurt, Salzburg or Ljubljana. From all of the three places there are good train connections to Villach.

  • Accommodation:
    Accommodation in hotels of 3***star category, sometimes 4****star category
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested - has to be paid directly on the spot.

  • Car parking:
    Depending on the originating hotel where the tour will commence from, free unattended parking facilities are available, either directly at your hotel or in the nearness of your hotel.
    Public parking garage at the cost of approx. € 35,00 per week
    Reservation of the parking area/parking garage not possible; payable on the day of arrival

  • Transfer:
    Return transfer from Trieste to Villach by shuttle bus every Wednesday and Saturday at a price of € 59.00 (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking)
    The price for the transfer from Trieste to Spittal an der Drau is € 69.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking).

  • Rental Bikes:
    21-gears women's or men's bicycle
    7-gears UNISEX bicycle with back pedal
    Electro bike (unisex bike)

  • Tour information available in:
    English - German - Italian 

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