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DRAVA/DRAU CYCLE PATH TO LAKE KLOPEINER SEE

FROM THE HOCHPUSTERTAL TO THE LAKE KLOPEINER SEE

Drava Drau lake Klopeiner SeeOriginal Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: approx. 245-250 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 559,- €

Drava Drau lake Klopeiner See map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

Undoubtedly, the „Drau Bicycle Path“ is one of the most spectacular bicycle routes in Europe and has been classified in 2016 from ADFC as 5-star-quality-route. The part from Hochpustertal/Alta Val Pusteria to Klagenfurt is especially suitable for families and novice cyclists.The cycle path starts at the source of the Drava River in Toblach/Dobbiaco. This is the place where Gustav Mahler, the composer, found most of his inspiration. The River Drava accompanies you on the way to the East Austrian capital of Lienz. From here the tour takes you through Spittal and Villach and finally to one of the warmest lakes of Europe: the Klopeiner See.

  
Characteristics:

Easy tour.
This tour is ideal for beginners. The route mainly takes you alongside the River Drava and there are no steep inclines.

A day by day account of the route:

Drava cycling path

Day 1: Arrival in Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Toblach)

Starting point: the north-eastern Dolomites;

Dobbiaco Lienz cycling path

Day 2: to Lienz (approx. 50 km)

On the way to the Austrian town Lienz;

Lienz bike holiday

Day 3: to Berg im Drautal / Dellach (approx. 35-40 km)

Following the Drau/Drava cycle path to Lienz;

Castle Porcia

Day 4: to Sachsenburg / Spittal a.d.D. (approx. 30-50 km)

Tip: Visit the beautiful Renaissance castle Porcia;

Drau Drava Rosegg

Day 5: to Rosegg / Mühlbach (approx. 56-69 km)

The River Drava accompanies you and you cicle through Villach;

Drau Drava lake Klopeiner See

Day 6: to lake Klopeiner See (approx. 55-60 km)

You pass the beautiful „Rosental!“;

Drau Drava Lake Klopeiner See

Day 7: Day Off or Lake Klopeiner See

Individual bike tour or relaxing day at the lake;

Lake Klopeiner See Drau Drava

Day 8: Departure

Individual departure or extension of your stay;

Prices 2018

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast - Category A  
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast - arrival date on 06/05 und 30/09/2018 559,00 €
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast  659,00 €
Single room surcharge per person 149,00 €
Surcharge high season* 60,00 €
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast - Category B  
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast - arrival date on 06/05 und 30/09/2018 459,00 €
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast  559,00 €
Single room surcharge per person 105,00 €
Surcharge high season* 50,00 €
Additional services
Rental bike € 75,00
Electro bike € 165,00 
extra nights klopeiner see (HOTEL 3***CATEGORY)
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast- Season A 55,00 €
Surcharge single room per night 18,00 €
extra nights klopeiner see (HOTEL 4***CATEGORY)
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast- Season A 67,00 €
Surcharge single room per night 18,00 €
extra nights in villabassa/dobbiaco (Hotel 3***category)
Per person and night in a double with breakfast in April/May/October 47,50 €
Per person and night in a double with breakfast in June/from August, 19th/September 53,50 €
Per person and night in a double with breakfast in July/until August, 3rd (incl.) 68,50 €
Per person and night in a double with breakfast from August, 4th to 18th (incl.) 71,50 €
Surcharge single room per night 12,00 €
extra nights in villabassa/dobbiaco (Hotel 4***category)
Per person and night in a double with breakfast in April/May/October 69,50 €
Per person and night in a double with breakfast in June/from August, 19th/September 84,50 €
Per person and night in a double with breakfast in July/until August, 3rd (incl.) 94,50 €
Per person and night in a double with breakfast from August, 4th to 18th (incl.) 114,50 €
Surcharge single room per night 12,00 €

* High season: arrival date from 23/06/2018 to 08/09/2018 (incl.)

The reduction in cost applies for a third and fourth bed in a room when sharing with two full paying adults.
Reduction for children from 0-5,99 years; with breakfast (consumptions extra): 100 %
Reduction for children from 6-11,99 years; with breakfast 50%
Reduction for children from 12-14,99 years; with breakfast 25%
Reduction for extra beds in a double room and for children from 15 years and adults: 10 %

 


Starting dates 2018, self-guided tour:

  • Arrival every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 06/05/2018 (first available date) to 30/09/2018 (last available date).

  • Exception: Sunday 08/07 (no start possible 06 06/07 and 07/07) 

General information:

  • Arrival information:
    • By car:
      By car on the Brenner motorway (A22) to Brixen/Bressanone – take the exit Franzensfeste, Pustertal then through the Pustertal Valley (SS49) to Niederdorf or Toblach, depending on the location of your hotel.
      Drive along the Felbertauernstraße to Lienz in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) and then further into Italy through the Alta Pusteria to Toblach or Niederdorf, depending on the location of your hotel.
    • By Train:
      Take the train from Innsbruck over the “Brenner/Brennero” to Franzensfeste. Change trains for the Pusteria Valley/Lienz and get off either at Niederdorf or Toblach depending on the location of your hotel.

    • By flight:
      Low cost flights are available to “Sant’ Angelo - Antonio Canova” airport in Treviso, to “Marco Polo” airport in Venice, “Ronchi dei Legionari” in Trieste or Innsbruck. Upon request, we even organize transfers from the airport to the starting point of the cycle tour.
      Transfer every Wednesday and Saturday by shuttle bus from Venice mainland/Mestre to Toblach/Niederdorf at a price of Euro 65,00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking)

       

  • Car parking:
    Free unattended parking facilities are included for the duration of the bicycle tour at the hotel of your arrival or in the public parking area.

  • Transfer:
    Return transfer by shuttle bus every Saturday and Sunday from Klopeinersee to Dobbiaco or Villabassa at a price of Euro 79.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking).
    Alternative:
    Good train connections from Klagenfurt over Villach/Lienz to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa at a price of approx. Euro 37.00 per person (limited availability for bicycles on the trains).
    Timetable on
    www.trenitalia.com,
    www.oebb.at,
    www.deutschebahn.de.

  • Accommodation:
    Category A: accommodation in hotels - 3*** or/and 4**** category
    Category B: accommodation in hotels or guesthouses - 3*** category
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested - has to be paid directly on the spot.

 

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