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

!! NEW 2020 !! WÖRTHERSEE - BASED IN ONE HOTEL

ENJOY CYCLING ON THE AUSTRIAN RIVIERA

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General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 245 km
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Price: from 499,- €

Dolomites cycling path map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

You explore the most southern region of Austria starting from the famous lake Wörthersee. lake. You will discover also other lakes of Carinthia such as the lakes Faaker See and Ossiacher See. You will dive into history and make a short side trip to nearby Slovenia. On this leisure bike trip there is also plenty of time to get to know the culture and cuisine and to make a couple of stops. The climatically favored region makes cycling with pleasant temperatures possible from April to October. The starting points of the tour are the well-known towns of Velden or Pörtschach on Lake Wörthersee. From there, the day tours lead around the lake Wörthersee, the lake Faaker See and the lake Ossiacher See, to the castle Hochosterwitz and the small town St. Veit an der Glan and into the Alpe Adria area.

 

  
Characteristics of the route:

The Lake Wörthersee Star-Ride is a bicycle tour for everyone. On mostly asphalted cycle paths, the trips lead through Carinthia‘s lake district without any significant slopes.
This cycle tour is also suitable for families with children aged 12 and over.

 

A day by day account of the route:

Alta Pusteria bike holiday

Day 1: Arrival to Velden/ Pörtschach

You will arrive at your hotel in Velden/Pörtschach;

Brunico cycling path

Day 2: Velden/Pörtschach – Villach – Lake Ossiacher See - Velden/Pörtschach (approx. 50 km)

Surrounded by the idyllic mountain scenery, you will come across inviting bathing resorts and the romantic Ossiach monastery;

Sexten Valley cycling

Day 3: Velden am Wörthersee/ surroundings - Kranjska Gora /Slovenia – Tarvis/Italy Lake Faaker See – Velden am Wörthersee/surroundings (approx. 70 km)

You cycle on the well laid out cycle path along an old railway line;

Drava cycling path to Lienz

Day 4: Lake Wörthersee round trip (approx. 55 km)

The lake Wörthersee cycle path does not run along the southern shore but through the untouched valley Keutschacher Seental with its four smaller lakes:

Toblach Cortina d'Ampezzo cycling

Day 5: Velden/Pörtschach – Launsdorf-Hochosterwitz – Klagenfurt – Boat trip to Velden/ Pörtschach (approx. 30 km)

The crowning glory of this tour is a boat-trip back to your starting point;

Gsies valley  bike

Day 6: Velden/Pörtschach – Villach – round trip lake Faaker See – Velden/Pörtschach (approx. 40 km)

Faaker See, it is the emerald among the Carinthian lakes,;

Dolomites cycling path

Day 7: Departure

Indivdiual departure or possibility to extend your stay;

Prices 2020

 
Self-guided tour - category a
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast - arrival day 02/05/2020 and 27/09/2020 € 599,00
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast € 699,00
Single room surcharge, per person € 195,00
High season* surcharge, per person € 79,00
Self-guided tour - category B
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast - arrival day 02/05/2020 and 27/09/2020 € 499,00
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast € 629,00
Single room surcharge, per person € 149,00
High season* surcharge, per person € 65,00
Additional services
Rental bike € 79,00
E-Bike € 169,00
extra nights in villach
Price per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 59,00
Single room surcharge, per night € 17,00

*High season: arrival dates from 20/06/2020 to 12/09/2020 (incl).
We suggest travel insurance.
Changes in the offer as well as errors, printing errors and arithmetic errors reserved! 

 


Starting dates 2020:

  • ARRIVAL: every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, from 02/05/2020 (first available start date) to 27/09/2020 (last available start date)

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

General information:

  • Classification of the cycle-tour:
    Self-guided tour
     
  • Duration:
    7 days / 6 nights
     
  • Distance:
    Approx. 245 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Velden/Pörtschach
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car: Velden/Pörtschach is easily accessible on the motorways A2, A10 or A11 (depending on the point of origin).
    • By train: Good train connections to Velden/Pörtschach.. Timetable available on: www.deutschebahn.de, www.oebb.at, www.trenitalia.com.
    • By plane: Airport Klagenfurt, Salzburg or Ljubljana. From all three places there are good train connections or airport shuttle services to Velden/ Pörtschach.
       
  • Accommodation:
    Category A: hotels – 4**** category
    Category B: hotels – 3*** category
    Please note: Tourist tax – if applicable – has to be paid on site.
     
  • Parking:
    Depending on the hotel at arrival, unattended parking facilities are available, either directly at your hotel or nearby (for the entire duration of the tour). Public parking garage at the cost of approx. € 35.00 per week. No reservation of the parking area/parking garage possible; payable on site.
     
  • Rental bikes:
    21-gears women‘s or men‘s bicycle
    E-bike (unisex bike, 500 W battery, range up to 100 km)
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German – Italian- English
 

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