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SHORT BREAK: THE "DRAVA/DRAU CYCLE PATH"

CYCLE PATH DRAU/DRAVA - FROM THE DOLOMITES TO VILLACH

Drau Drava Bicycle Holiday Original Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Classification of the tour : Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 165-170 km
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Price: from € 379,00

Drava Bike Holiday

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 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 a.d. Drau to Villach. On the way you will encounter several lakes where you can have a refreshing bath.

  
Characteristics of the route:

This tour is ideal for beginners. The route mainly takes you alongside the River Drava and there are no steep inclines. The bicycle path is well marked.
The tour is suitable for children from the age of 14.

A day by day account of the route:

Shortbreak Drau Drava Cycle path

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

Adventure Park, Gustav Mahler Wild Animal Park, Lake Toblach;

Shortbreak Drau Drava Cycle path

Day 2: Hochpustertal – Oberdrauburg/ Kötschach-Mauthen (approx. 70 - 75 km)

The river Drava accompanies you to the East Austrian town Lienz;

Shortbreak cycle path Drau Drava

Day 3: Oberdrauburg – Spittal a.d. Drau (approx. 55 km)

Lake Millstätter, Greifenburg, Castle Porcia;

Shortbreak cycle path Drau Drava

Day 4: Spittal a.d. Drau - Villach (approx. 40 km)

Theatre of World War 1;

Shortbreak cycle path Drau Drava

Day 5: Departure

Individual departure or extension of your stay;

 

Prices 2019

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast € 379,00
Surcharge single room, per person € 79,00
Surcharge high season*, per person € 40,00
Surcharge half board per person, per person € 79,00
additional services
Rental bike € 65,00
Electric bike € 120,00
extra nights in niederdorf/toblach (hotel 3***- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in April/May/October € 49,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in June/from 18th August/ September € 55,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in July, until 2nd August (incl.) € 69,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast from 3rd – 17th August (incl.) € 74,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 14,00
extra nights in niederdorf/toblach (Hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in April/May/October € 72,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in June/from 18th August/ September € 87,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in July, until 2nd August (incl.) € 97,00
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast from 3rd – 17th August (incl.) € 117,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 17,00
extra nights in villach (hotel 3***- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 59,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 17,00
* 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 27/04/2019 (first available date) to 28/09/2019 (last available date).

  • EXCEPTION: no start possible on 13/07/2019!

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

General information:

  • Classification of the cycle-tour:
    Self-guided tour
     
  • Duration:
    5 days / 4 nights
     
  • Distance:
    Approx. 165 - 170 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco)
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car: 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 or 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 also 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). Minimum 2 persons.
       
  • Accommodation:
    Accommodation in guesthouses or hotels 3*** category.
    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:
    Good train connections (www.oebb.at) from Villach over Lienz to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa at a price of approx. 37.00 Euro per person (limited availability for own bicycles).
     
  • Rental bikes:
    21-gears women‘s or men‘s bicycle
    7-gears UNISEX bicycle with back pedal
    E-bike (UNISEX bicycle, 500 W battery)
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German - English - Italian
 

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