CARINTHIA 10 LAKES TOUR

CYCLING THROUGH THE CARINTHIAN LAKE PARADISE

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General information:

Classification of the tour: self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 252 km
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Price: from 589,- €

Bike map Carinthian Lakes

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

Tour of the 10 lakes – the name says it all! On this journey you cycle past all the famous lakes of the wonderful region of Carinthia and discover a few smaller ones that are less well-known but no less appealing. The Weißensee is the highest bathing lake in the Alps, nestled like a fjord in the landscape. The Wörthersee is the scene for sophisticated guests. The Faaker See fascinates again with its turquoise blue color and wonderfully warm water up to 27 degrees. All of them are „shrouded“ by well-developed bike paths with very good signage, and in many places you can just jump into the water: Here leisure cyclists and families are in good hands.

  
Characteristics of the route:

The tour of the 10 lakes is a comfortable bike trip for everyone. On mostly paved bike paths, the tours lead without significant gradients through Carinthia‘s lake district. The paths are flat and lead in many areas directly along the lake.
This bike tour is also suitable for families with children over 14 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 bike FUNActive Tours

Day 2: Lake Millstatt round trip - Millstatt/Seeboden (approx. 35 km)

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

Lake Wörthersee biking

Day 3: to Lake Weißensee - Hermagor/Lake Pressegger (approx. 32 km)

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

Friesach Klagenfurt cycling

Day 4: to Lake Faak - Mühlbach/Rosegg (approx. 55 km)

Along the Gailtal cycle path;

Mühlbach Rosegg

Day 5: to Keutschacher Seental - Klagenfurt/surroundings (approx. 45 km)

Cycling throu idyllic reed and forest;

Lake Faaker See

Day 6: to Lake Wörthersee - Villach (40 km)

Along the north shore of Lake Wörthersee;

Villach

Day 7: Lake Ossiach round trip - Villach (approx. 45 km)

You follow the 5-star bike path along the Drau to Villach;

Villach cycling holiday

Day 8: Departure

Individual departure or extension of your stay;

Prices 2019

 
SELF-GUIDED TOUR 
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast - arrival day 27/04 and 28/09/2019 589,00 €
Package price per person in a  double room incl. breakfast 689,00 €
Single room surcharge, per person 139,00 €
High season* surcharge, per person 75,00 €
ADDITIONAL SERVICES
Rental bike  75,00 €
E-bike 165,00 €
EXTRA NIGHTS IN VILLACH (HOTEL 3***-CATEGORY) 
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast 59,00 €
Surcharge single room, per night 17,00 €
EXTRA 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: arrival dates from 07/07/2019 to 22/09/2019 (incl.).


Starting dates 2019, self-guided tour:

  • Arrival every  Saturday from 27/04/2019 (first possible start date) to 28/09/2019 (last possible start date).

  • Arrival date from 28/07/2019 to 04/08/2019 (incl.) and from 01/09/2019 to 08/09/2019 (incl.) only possible with arrival on Sunday.

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

General information:

  • Arrival information:
    • 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 on: www.deutschebahn.de, www.oebb.at and www.trenitalia.com

    • By plane:
      Airport Klagenfurt, Salzburg or Ljubljana. From all three places, there are good train connections or airport shuttle service to Villach.

  • 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. € 35.00 per week.
    Reservation of the parking area/parking garage not possible; payable on the spot.

  • Accommodation:
    Accommodation in 3*** and 4**** hotels and inns
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.

  • Rental Bikes:
    21-gear women`s or men`s bicycle
    7-gear UNISEX bicycle with back pedal 
    E-bike (unisex bike, 500 W battery)

  • Tour information available in:
    German - English - Italian
 

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