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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. 246-251 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 459,- €

Drava Drau lake Klopeiner See map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

The Drau cycle 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 Villabassa/Dobbiaco to Lake Klopeinersee is especially suitable for families and novice cyclists.
The tour starts at the source of the river Drau in Dobbiaco. This is the place where Gustav Mahler, the composer, found most of his inspiration. The river Drau accompanies you on the way to the East Austrian capital of Lienz. From here the tour takes you through Spittal a.d. Drau and Rosegg to the Lake Klopeinersee. On the way you will encounter several lakes where you can have a refreshing bath. Or you just enjoy the sun on the banks of the Millstätter*, Ossiacher*, Faaker or Wörthersee* Lakes.
(*can be reached doing some loops)

  
Characteristics:

This tour is ideal for beginners and families. The route mainly takes you alongside the river Drau and there are no steep inclines. The bicycle path is well marked.

A day by day account of the route:

Drava cycling path

Day 1: Arrival in Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/ Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco)

Starting point: the north-eastern Dolomites;

Dobbiaco Lienz cycling path

Day 2: Hochpustertal – Lienz/surroundings (approx. 50 - 55 km)

On the way to the Austrian town Lienz;

Lienz bike holiday

Day 3: Lienz/surroundings – Dellach/ Berg im Drautal (approx. 30 - 35 km)

Following the Drau/Drava cycle path to Lienz;

Castle Porcia

Day 4: Dellach/Berg im Drautal – Sachsenburg/Spittal an der Drau (approx. 30 - 45 km)

Tip: Visit the beautiful Renaissance castle Porcia;

Drau Drava Rosegg

Day 5: Sachsenburg/ Spittal an der Drau – Rosegg/Mühlbach (approx. 60 - 70 km)

The River Drava accompanies you and you cicle through Villach;

Drau Drava lake Klopeiner See

Day 6: Rosegg/Mühlbach – Klopeiner See (approx. 55 - 60 km)

You pass the beautiful „Rosental!“;

Drau Drava Lake Klopeiner See

Day 7: Day of rest or individual tour around 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 2019

 
SELF-GUIDED TOUR - CATEGORY A
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast – arrival date on 08/05/2019 and
22/09/2019
€ 569,00
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast € 669,00
Single room surcharge, per person € 149,00
High season* surcharge, per person € 60,00
SELF-GUIDED TOUR - CATEGORY B
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast – arrival date on 08/05/2019 and
22/09/2019
€ 459,00
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast € 559,00
Single room surcharge, per person € 105,00
High season* surcharge, per person € 50,00
Additional services
Rental bike € 75,00
E-bike € 165,00
EXTRA NIGHTS IN VILLABASSA/DOBBIACO (HOTEL 3***- CATEGORY)
Per person and night in a double incl. breakfast in April/May/October € 49,00
Per person and night in a double incl. breakfast in June/from 18th August/September € 55,00
Per person and night in a double incl. breakfast in July/until 2nd August (incl.) € 69,00
Per person and night in a double incl. breakfast from 3rd to 17th August (incl.) € 74,00
Surcharge single room, per night € 14,00
EXTRA NIGHTS IN VILLABASSA/DOBBIACO (HOTEL 4****- CATEGORY)
Per person and night in a double incl. breakfast in April/May/October € 72,00
Per person and night in a double incl. breakfast in June/from 18th August/September € 87,00
Per person and night in a double incl. breakfast in July/until 2nd August (incl.) € 97,00
Per person and night in a double incl. breakfast from 3rd to 17th August (incl.) € 117,00
Surcharge single room, per night € 17,00
EXTRA NIGHTS KLOPEINER LAKE (hotel 3***- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 59,00
Surcharge single room, per night € 18,00
EXTRA NIGHTS KLOPEINER LAKE (hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 79,00
Surcharge single room, per night € 18,00

High season: arrival date from 22/06/2019 to 07/09/2019 (incl.)
 


Starting dates 2019, self-guided tour:

  • ARRIVAL: every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, from 08/05/2019 (first available date) to 22/09/2019 (last available date)

  • EXCEPTION: no arrival from 10/07/2019 – 13/07/2019!

  • NON SCHEDULE ARRIVAL DATES: minimum of 5 persons upon request!

General information:

  • Classification of the cycle-tour:
    Self-guided tour
     
  • Duration:
    8 days / 7 nights
     
  • Distance:
    Approx. 246- 251 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco)
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car: on the motorway Brenner/Brennero (A22) to Brixen/Bressanone – take the exit „Brixen/Pustertal“, then along the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria (SS49) to Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco, depending on the location of your hotel. Drive along the Felbertauernstraße to Lienz in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) and then further into Italy through the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa, depending on the location of your hotel.
    • By train: Take the train from Innsbruck over the Brenner/Brennero to Franzensfeste/Fortezza. Change trains for the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria - Lienz and get off either at Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco depending on the location of your hotel. Timetable available on: www.deutschebahn.de, www.oebb.at, www.trenitalia.com.
    • By plane: Low cost flights are available to Innsbruck airport, “Sant’ Angelo - Antonio Canova” airport in Treviso and/or to the Marco Polo airport in Venice. On request, we can organise transfers from the airport to the starting point of the cycle tour.
      Transfer every Saturday (in June, July and August even on Wednesday) by shuttle bus from Venice mainland/ Mestre to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa at a price of Euro 65.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking).
       
  • Accommodation:
    Category A: accommodation in hotels - 3*** or/and 4**** category
    Category B: accommodation in hotels - 3*** category or inns
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested - has to be paid directly on the spot.
     
  • Parking:
    Free unattended parking facilities for the duration of the bicycle tour at a nearby public parking area.
     
  • Transfer:
    Return transfer by shuttle bus every Saturday and Sunday from Klopeinersee to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa at a price of € 79.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking). Minimum 2 persons.
     
  • Alternative:
    Good train connections from Klagenfurt over Villach/Lienz to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/ Villabassa at a price of approx. € 37.00 per person (limited availability for bicycles on the trains).
    Timetable on: www.trenitalia.com, www.oebb.at, www.deutschebahn.de.
     
  • Rental bikes:
    21-gear women’s or men’s bicycle
    7-gear Unisex bicycle with back pedal
    E-bike (Unisex bike, 500 W battery)
     
  • Information material is available in:
    German - English – Italian
 

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