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CARINTHIAN LAKES ... based in one hotel

CYCLING THROUGH THE CARINTHIAN LAKE PARADISE

Carinthian lakes cycling pathOriginal Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: approx. 290 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 499,- €

Bike map Carinthian Lakes

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

The Carinthian lake paradise is the setting for this unique tour. The many and well established bike paths along the lakes are ideal for families and leisure cycler.
Situated in the middle of the Alpe-Adria region, at the border to Italy and Slovenia, Carinthia is a country full of mountains and lakes, ideal to relax and practice sport. It`s quite difficult to select among the over 200 lakes, but the tour guides you to some of the most beautiful of them. Because of its particular climatic conditions, cycling is possible from April to October.
The basis of the tour is Villach. The bike city is situated next to river Drau. Carinthia’s second largest town with some 60,000 inhabitants captivates visitors with its easy-going, Mediterranean lifestyle – perfect for gourmets, art lovers, shopaholics and those seeking relaxation. Starting there some parts of the tour are going along the Drau bike path, classified from ADFC as 5-star-quality-route.

  
Characteristics of the route:

The tour “Carinthian Lakes, based in one hotel” is an easy bike tour. The paths leading through the Carinthian lake paradise are almost flat without noteworthy inclines mostly running along the lakeside. The cycling paths are mostly asphalted.
The tour is suitable for children over 12 years.

A day by day account of the route:

Villach bike holiday

Day 1: Arrival at Villach

Villach, well known for its carnival;

Lake Ossiacher See cycling

Day 2: Villach - Lake Ossiacher See round trip - Villach (approx. 45 km)

The clear deep green water invites you to stop and have a swim;

Lake W├Ârthersee

Day 3: Villach – Lake Wörthersee – Klagenfurt - Villach (approx. 45 km)

Public bathing beaches, boat rentals and boat trips on the lake;

Ciclovia Alpe Adria bike path

Day 4: Villach – Tarvisio – Alpe Adria Cycle trail (Italy) – Villach (approx. 65 km)

Along the Ciclovia Alpe Adria bike path;

Spittal an der Drau Villach cycling

Day 5: Villach – Spittal a.d. Drau - Villach (approx. 40 km)

Along the Drau cycle path;

Lake Pressegger See

Day 6: Villach – Hermagor – Lake Pressegger See – Villach (approx. 60 km)

Pressegger See - one of the smaller lakes in Carinthia;

Lake Faaker See

Day 7: Villach –Lake Faaker See round trip - Villach (approx. 35 km)

Possibility to return by boat;

Villach cycling path

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. half board – arrival day 04/05/2019 and 28/09/2019 € 599,00
Package price per person in a double room incl. half board € 699,00
Surcharge single room, per person € 195,00
Surcharge high season*, per person € 79,00
Self-guided tour - category B
Package price per person in a double room incl. half board – arrival day 04/05/2019 and 28/09/2019 € 499,00
Package price per person in a double room incl. half board € 629,00
Surcharge single room, per person € 149,00
Surcharge high season*, per person € 65,00
Additional services
Rental bike (even for children from the age of 12) € 75,00
E-Bike € 165,00
Additional nights in Villach (Hotel 3***- category)
Per person and night, double room incl. breakfast € 59,00
Surcharge single room, per night € 17,00
Additional nights in villach (Hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 69,00
Surcharge single room, per night € 25,00

*High season: from 07/07/2019 to 22/09/2019 (incl.)


Starting dates 2019, self-guided tour:

  • ARRIVAL: every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 04/05/2019 (first possible start date) to 28/09/2019 (last possible start date).

  • NO DEPARTURE POSSIBLE: from 27/07/2019 to 03/08/2019 (incl.) and from 01/09/2019 to 07/09/2019 (incl.)

  • NON SCHEDULE  ARRIV ALDATE: minimum of 5 persons upon request!

General information:

  • Classification of the cycle-tour:
    Self-guided tour
     
  • Duration:
    8 days / 7 nights
     
  • Distance:
    Approx. 290 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Villach
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car: Villach is easily accessible on the motorways A2, A10 or A11 (depending on the point of origin).
    • By train: Good train connections to Villach. 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 Villach.
       
  • Accommodation:
    Category A: Accommodation in a 4**** hotel
    Category B: Accommodation in a 3*** hotel
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.
     
  • Parking:
    Depending on the first hotel unattended parking facilities are available, either directly at your hotel or nearby (for the entire tour nights).
    Public parking garage at the cost of approx. Euro 35.00 per week.
    Reservation of the parking area/parking garage not possible; payable on the spot.
     
  • Rental bikes:
    21-gears women‘s or men‘s bicycle
    7-gears UNISEX bicycle with back pedal
    E-bike (unisex bike, 500 W battery)
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German - English - Italian
 

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