Tauernradweg Krimml - Passau
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Krimml / Passau
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 310 km / 193 miles
  • Distance per day:
    40-60 km / 25-37 miles
  • Altitude profile:
    The Tauernradweg is consistently flat and child-friendly.
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle path or quiet country roads, only occasionally on roads.
  • Return transfer:
    By minibus (optional).
Eating and drinking
Whether simple or sophisticated: Austrian cuisine is diverse and imaginative. As there is a great selection of restaurants everywhere on this journey, we do not offer half-board. A typical dinner costs between 10-20 € per person, but there are also cheaper or more exclusive restaurants available.

Tauern Cycle Path Krimml - Passau

Easy cycling along Saalach and Inn - 8 day from 649 €

The Tour

Tauernradweg Krimml - Passau

Untamed nature awaits you on this tour along the Tauern Cycle Path. The roaring Krimml waterfalls, Austria's highest mountain, narrow gorges, as well as the historic cities of Salzburg, Obernberg and Passau with their picturesque historic town centres are on your route. You can look forward to easy cycling on mostly well-developed paths along the rivers Salzach, Saalach and Inn, and taking your time to enjoy local delicacies.

 
Tauernradweg Krimml - Passau

Day 1 Arrival in Krimml
You’ll start your holiday in the Pinzgau region, in Krimml with its famous waterfalls.

Day 2 Krimml - Kaprun/Zell am See, approx. 60 km/37 mi
You’ll cycle along the Salzach through the Hohe Tauern National Park with a beautiful view of the mountains Großvenediger and the Großglockner. This is where the distinctively spotted Pinzgau cattle are at home.

Day 3 Kaprun/Zell am See - Lofer, approx. 50 km/31 mi
After a refreshing swim in Lake Zell, you’ll cycle in the Saalach valley. Why not take a detour to the narrow-walled Seisenberg Gorge?

Day 4 Lofer - Salzburg, approx. 50 km/31 mi
You’ll cycle through the Berchtesgadener Land biosphere reserve towards the Mozart city of Salzburg. Tip: the original Mozartkugeln (a small, round sugar confection made of pistachio marzipan and nougat) are from Cafe Fürst.

Day 5 Salzburg - Burghausen, approx. 60 km/37 mi
Riparian forests characterise the landscape along the Inn, which you’ll follow to medieval Burghausen with its impressive castle complex.

Day 6 Burghausen - Obernberg am Inn, approx. 50 km/31 mi
Braunau, known as Hitler's birthplace, presents itself as a pretty Gothic town, while Obernberg is characterised by the baroque Inn-Salzach style.

Day 7 Obernberg am Inn - Passau, approx. 40 km/25 mi
Reichersberg Abbey, Schärding and Neuburg are today’s highlights before you reach the enchanting 3-river city of Passau.

Day 8 Departure or extension
Your tour ends after breakfast. Why not extend your Tauern Cycle Path in Passau?

 
 
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Info/booking

Included in your package "Tauernradweg":

  • 7 overnight stays in your reserved category, B&B
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel to Passau, no limit on number of suitcases, 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • entrance Krimmler waterfalls
  • 3-river boat trip in Passau excl. bike
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • GPS tracks
  • visitor's tax to be paid on site
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • optional rental bike
  • optional return transfer by bus incl. bikes

Accommodation:

  • Category M:
    Guesthouses and hotels at the international 3* level as per Hotelstars Union. All rooms are en suite with bath or shower.

Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 24 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.

Travel time 2022:

  • Arrivals daily from 23.04. to 08.10.
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour

Prices for category M:

All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  • 649 EUR saver price
    23.04.-05.05. + 26.09.-08.10.
  • 719 EUR basic price
    06.05.-16.06. + 05.09.-25.09.
  • 769 EUR seasonal price
    17.06. - 04.09.
  • 190 EUR single room surcharge
  •   85 EUR rental bike
  • 195 EUR e-bike
  •   74 EUR return transfer by minibus, bikes incl.
     
  •   70 EUR additional night, DBL, incl. breakfast
  •   90 EUR additional night, SGL, incl. breakfast
  •   75 EUR additional night, Salzburg, DBL, incl. breakfast
  • 100 EUR additional night, Salzburg, SGL, incl. breakfast

Prices for category L:

All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  • 729 EUR saver price
    23.04.-05.05. + 26.09.-08.10.
  • 799 EUR basic price
    06.05.-16.06. + 05.09.-25.09.
  • 849 EUR seasonal price
    17.06. - 04.09.
  • 220 EUR single room surcharge
  •   85 EUR rental bike
  • 195 EUR e-bike
  •   74 EUR return transfer by minibus, bikes incl.
     
  •   80 EUR additional night, DBL, incl. breakfast
  • 100 EUR additional night, SGL, incl. breakfast
  •   90 EUR additional night, Salzburg, DBL, incl. breakfast
  • 140 EUR additional night, Salzburg, SGL, incl. breakfast

For children:

  • Discount in the room of two adults
  • 00-06 years: 100 %
  • 07-11 years:   50 %
  • 12-14 years:   25 %
  • 15-17 years:   10 %

The booking process

The Tour
Info/arrival

Info/arrival

Arrival:

  • Parking in Krimml:
    Free unguarded parking near the hotel, costs from approx. EUR 35/week. No reservation possible. You can find further information in the travel documents.

  • Parking in Passau:
    There are many long-term parking spots available at Passau train station and on the outskirts of Passau. They are multi-storey car parks, individual garages or fenced in parking spots. Costs approx. EUR 35-70/week. You can find further information in the travel documents.

  • Return by Minibus (optional):
    Departure approx. 2 pm, bikes included, costs EUR 74, must be booked together with holiday.
    The transfer can also be undertaken at the beginning of the trip.

  • Pre-reserved bikes are waiting for you at the hotel.

Perfectly looked after:

  • During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

The Tour
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