Salzburg to Vienna Cycle

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4.5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-20405
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Salzburg, Austria
  • Ends Vienna, Austria
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Cycling through Salzkammergut with its stunning lakes and mountains
  • Exploring the musical cities of Vienna and Salzburg
  • Experiencing the timelessness of the river landscape
  • The abbey at Melk
  • The romantic Wachau Valley with its superb wines
The "Salzburg To Vienna Cycle" tour starts from Salzburg and ends in Vienna. The "Salzburg To Vienna Cycle" tour is a bicycle tour that takes 8 days taking you through Salzburg, Attersee, Tulln, Grein and 8 other destinations in Austria and Germany. This is a self-guided private tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Cycle from Salzburg in the picturesque Austrian Lakes District to Vienna via the Danube River valley. A unique cycle journey to experience the very best of Austria's sublime scenery, from the deep blue lakes of Salzkammergut, known as Austria's Lakes District, to the majestic Danube River, renowned for its vineyards, castles and historic towns. From Mozart's home town, Salzburg, the cycle route heads east to the banks of several lakes including Mondsee and Attersee. There is ample time to explore the valleys and small towns in the vicinity before continuing to the Danube and the town of Linz. Following the Danube bends past monasteries, and the UNESCO listed Wachau Valley, famous for its wines and classic scenery, the cycling ends in the magnificent city of Vienna.
  • Day 1 : Arrive Salzburg
  • Day 2 : Cycle to Attersee via an old railroad track (60km/37mi)
  • Day 3 : Cycle the Weissenbachtal Valley to Traunsee and Ebensee then Gmunden (30 or 55km/18 or 34mi)
  • Day 4 : Cycle to Lambach, by train to Linz (30km/18.5mi)
  • Day 5 : To Grein and Strudengau via the Monastery of Florian (60km/37mi)
  • Day 6 : Cycle through the Wachau valley visiting Melk (65km/40mi)
  • Day 7 : Pass through Krems to Tulln, by train to Vienna (65km/40.5mi)
  • Day 8 : Trip concludes
  • 7 nights accommodation in 3 star hotels and local inns with private facilities
  • Handlebar bag per room
  • 7 breakfasts, Continental breakfasts are served and usually consist of breads, jams, cheese, occasionally eggs and meats, coffee, tea and juices.
  • Luggage Transfer, 1 piece maximum 23kg, supplement applies for excess
  • 7 or 21 speed unisex bike equipped with panniers
  • Boat on the Lake Traun including bike
  • Train ride Lambach to Linz including bike
  • Train ride Tulln to Vienna including bike
  • Digital information pack, including maps, route information
  • Emergency hotline
  • Travel to and from Salzburg/Vienna
  • Meals not listed as included, drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Ferries and transfers not mentioned as included
  • Guide – this is a self guided cycling holiday
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Helmet
  • Hotel taxes payable locally
  • Bike rental insurance - covers you in case of loss or damage when the bike is properly used and secured. Excluded from this are lost keys, batteries and chargers of e-bikes, as well as purposeful damage or gross negligence.
  • Items of a personal nature
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 01 2023
4 - Very Good
Very Good
The Salzburg to Austria ride was great. The route averaged nearly 70km per day, which is more than 'advertised'. We were in the minority being on non-ebikes. The bikes provided where perfectly functional, but solid / heavy. The... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 05 2023
5 - Excellent
We loved the Salzburg to Vienna trip! Though hilly, the journey from Salzburg to Linz was particularly pretty and interesting. The team at UTracks gave us all the support and resources we needed for the self-guided trip. Would... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Salzburg to Vienna Cycle tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 24 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 August 2024, a deposit of 191 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Salzburg to Vienna Cycle tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Salzburg to Vienna Cycle tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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