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Cycling the Lakes and Rivers of the Salzkammergut

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  • Holiday type
    Self-guided cycling
  • Duration
    6 nights
  • Accommodation
    single-centre
  • Activity level
  • From $1249per person, tour only
  • NEW FOR 2021  
  • Departures
    Thursdays and Sundays from 25 Apr '21 to 10 Oct '21
  • What your holiday price includes
  • 6 nights single-centre accommodation in a hotel
  • Breakfasts daily (HB compulsory between 1 Jul & 29 Aug inclusive)
  • Management by your local Headwater-appointed agent
  • Route directions and maps
  • High quality bikes
  • Train journeys Bad Goisern to Gmunden, Bad Goisern to Bad Aussee and Bad Aussee to Bad Goisern incl. bike
  • 1 Zaunerstollen pastry and coffee per person at the famous Cafe Zauner
  • 1 Introductory cooking class with the chef
  • Optional Upgrades
  • Electric bikes available
  • Room upgrade
  • Half Board
  • Suitable for
  • Couples
  • Excellent choice for
  • Flora & fauna, high peaks, lake & river routes

Austria: Salzburg

Cycling the Lakes and Rivers of the Salzkammergut

  • Cycle on riverside bike paths and beside numerous lakes with plenty of swimming opportunties
  • Picturesque waterfront villages and spectacular mountain views
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hallstatt and the Imperial Spa town of Bad Ischl

This 6-night holiday gives a lovely short introduction to the Salzkammergut, Austria's Lake District. This is picture-postcard Austria: shimmering blue lakes, deep green meadows, alpine villages and traditional dress.

Your rides will take you to, and alongside some of the best lakes the area has to offer and also introduce you to some of the history of the area from the Imperial Spa town of Bad Ischl to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hallstatt.

Your base for the duration of the holiday is the 4 Star Hotel Goiserer Muhle in Bad Goisern, on the Muhlbach river. With award-winning gourmet cuisine and a small spa with sauna, steam bath, and solarium you'll be able to relax after a day of cycling.



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If you have any questions about this holiday call our sales team on 1-800-267-3347, use our live webchat or email usa@exodustravels.com

Day-by-day itinerary



We're here to help

If you've any questions about this holiday call our sales team on 1-800-267-3347 , or email usa@exodustravels.com

Day 1: Arriive at Bad Goisern

Arrive at the hotel in the peaceful spa gardens of Bad Goisern.
Stay at Hotel Goiserer Muhle

Day 2: Lake Traunsee 45km / 28.5mi

Head to Gmunden by train to explore this delightful resort. Explore with a visit to Orth castle and see the ceramic chimes in the tower of the town hall. Following a lakeside bike path you'll reach Ebensee at the end of the lake. Continue along the River Traun to reach Bad Ischl. The former imperial city has many attractions including the Imperial Park, Imperial Villa, and Sissi's teahouse. After your visit it is just a few kilometres back to the hotel.
Breakfast included

Day 3: Lake Gosausee 25km / 16mi or 40km / 25mi

Transfer to Gosau by bus and bike to Gosausee for spectacular views of the Dachstein mountains. Cycle back along the river Gosaubach to Lake Hallstatt and back to Bad Goisern.
Breakfast included

Day 4: Lake Wolfgangsee 55km / 34.5mi

Follow the River Traun to Bad Ischl and the Ischler Ache to Lake Wolfgangsee. The town is renowned for its beautiful 15th century church and frescoed houses, and you can also take the cog railway to the top of Schafberg. Take the ferry (ticket not included) across the lake and return to the hotel via Lake Nussensee.
Breakfast included

Day 5: Lake Hallstatt 35km / 22mi

Today's route takes you along the lake's edge and allows you to explore the World Heritage area around Lake Hallstatt. Visit the oldest salt mine in the world, dating back 7000 years and the spectacular Dachstein Ice Caves, or perhaps take a relaxing boat trip on the lake.
Breakfast included

Day 6: Lake Ausseersee and Lake Grundlsee 35km / 22mi or 55km / 34.5mi

Take the train to Bad Aussee and head to the lakes Grundlsee and Toplitzsee. Follow the Rettenbachtal Valley to Bad Ischl where you can enjoy the famous pastry Zaunerstollen at Cafe Zauner before riding back to Bad Goisern.
Breakfast included

Day 7: Departure


Breakfast included

Where you stay

This single-centre holiday is based at the following hotel. If you'd like to extend your stay here, or upgrade your room, just let us know at the time of booking.

To find out more call our sales team on 1-800-267-3347, use our live webchat or email usa@exodustravels.com


Find out more on the hotel website.
Read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Hotel Goiserer Muhle, Bad Goisern

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Hotel Goiserer Mühle is located directly in the spa park of Bad Goisern, located between Bad Ischl and Hallstatt in the Salzkammergut region of Upper Austria. The rooms are traditional and comfortable.

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Dates and prices

You can be confident that our pricing includes all the standard requirements of your holiday and many additional extras. Always ensure that you are comparing like for like when booking your holiday.

This 6 night self-guided cycling holiday includes:

Single-centre accommodation in a hotel

Breakfasts daily (HB compulsory between 1 Jul & 29 Aug inclusive)

Management by your local Headwater-appointed agent

Route directions and maps

High quality bikes

Train journeys Bad Goisern to Gmunden, Bad Goisern to Bad Aussee and Bad Aussee to Bad Goisern incl. bike

1 Zaunerstollen pastry and coffee per person at the famous Cafe Zauner

1 Introductory cooking class with the chef


How to book:

For further details, or to check availability, speak to our sales team on 1-800-267-3347 or complete our holiday enquiry form (we'll contact you at a time that's most convenient for you).

To enquire about this holiday, or for further information, call our sales team on 1-800-267-3347 or complete our holiday enquiry form.

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Holiday details

Children
Please contact us for child prices.

Holiday type
Self-guided cycling Managed locally by Headwater appointed agent.

Departures
Thursdays and Sundays from 25th Apr 2021 to 10th Oct 2021, for 6 nights. All dates are subject to availability, please contact us to check.

Meals
Breakfasts daily (HB compulsory between 1 Jul & 29 Aug inclusive)

Electric bikes
It is possible to hire electric bikes for this holiday at a supplement of £134 per person. As these are available on a first come first served basis, we recommend early booking to avoid disappointment.

Other details
Stays between 1 Jul & 29 Aug inclusive stays are on a compulsory Half Board basis.

Tailor-made travel

This holiday does not include any flights or rail.

How to book

For further details, or to check availability, speak to our sales team on 1-800-267-3347 or complete our holiday enquiry form (we'll contact you at a time that's most convenient for you).

Call now to speak to our specialist team at 1-800-267-3347 or email us at usa@exodustravels.com for enquiries or to book your trip.

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