CARINTHIAN LAKE AND CULTURAL CYCLING

3 lakes tour from Villach

 

about 161 km

from € 499

6

Days

DESCRIPTION:

Explore the most beautiful Carinthian bathing lakes and the most interesting Carinthian cities on this varied cycling tour. You start in Villach and experience the enchanting Ossiacher See, the sophisticated Wörthersee and the turquoise Faaker See on your journey. On the way you will find numerous opportunities to rummage through Carinthia's history and visit numerous sights in the historic centers of Villach, St. Veit / Glan and the provincial capital Klagenfurt.

SERVICES:

  • 5 nights in 4 * -star and 3 * -star hotels
  • Breakfast buffet or rich breakfast
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel (1 piece of luggage per person, max. 20 kg)
  • Adventure card Villach
  • Parking lot in Villach (Willroid parking lot free, others for a fee)
  • Cycling maps and information material
  • Service hotline (7 days a week)

Optionally bookable:

  • Kärnten Card (over 100 excursion destinations included)

GETTING THERE:

Individual arrival in Villach, easily accessible by train
from 01.05. - 30,06.2022 and 01.09. - 30.09.2022, every Wednesday and Sunday, from 2 people, daily arrival from 4 people possible.
Daily arrival possible from July 01.07st - August 31.08.2022st, 2, from XNUMX people
Event notice
During the major events Villacher Kirchtag (31.07.-07.07.2022) and European Bike Week (06.09.-11.09.2022), hotel rooms in Villach are difficult to obtain and unfortunately can only be booked at an additional cost.

PRICE:

Category: 4 * -star hotels and 3 * -star hotels

€ 499, - per person
01.05. to 30.06.2022
01.09. to 15.10.2022

€ 529, - per person
01.07. to 31.08.2022

 

EXTRAS:

Single room surcharge: € 140
HP surcharge: € 130, -

RENTAL BIKES
Touring bike: € 80, -
E-bike € 125, -

Local tax, if due, is not included in the tour price.

 

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Getting there

Individual arrival in Villach and check-in at the hotel. Today is at your leisure and we recommend enjoying the atmosphere of Villach's old town

Experience the cycling capital Villach with its well-marked cycle paths

Panorama city of Villach, © LIK-Fotoakademie_Ebersberger-Stefan

Villach - St. Veit / Glan, approx. 56 km

The first stage takes you to Lake Ossiach, where you can visit the Ossiach Abbey and the architectural jewel Steinhaus in Steindorf, before you cycle to the small town of Feldkirchen. It continues into the Glantal, where a detour to swim to Lake Maltschacher See is worthwhile. Take a leisurely ride along the Glan to St.Veit / Glan, the oldest town in Carinthia.

the monastery at Ossiacher See is worth a visit - great experiences on a cycling holiday

Abbey on Lake Ossicher See, © Ernst Peter Prokop

St. Veit / Glan - Wörthersee, approx. 30 km

The town of St.Veit / Glan invites you to take a morning stroll. The completely preserved medieval town center is very atmospheric and the main square is known throughout the country for its splendor of flowers. The leisurely stage takes you via the historically interesting Zollfeld and the cathedral to Maria Saal to the state capital Klagenfurt on the famous Wörthersee. In the late afternoon you have time to visit the city center with its landmark, the Lindwurm.

The magnificent main square in St. Veit invites cyclists to stroll

Main square St. Veit © Stadtgemeinde St. Veit an der Glan Puch

Wörthersee - Villach, approx. 45 km

You are spoiled for choice today. Either you cycle on the north or south bank to Velden, the turquoise blue water of the Wörthersee will accompany you in any case. After a walk along the beach promenade of Velden, you continue to Rosegg, where you reach the Drau cycle path and continue to Villach. The city, known for its southern lifestyle, attracts with interesting churches in the center, but also with numerous cafes and restaurants.

Explore fantastic bike tours in Carinthia - Lake Wörthersee by bike

Cycling on Lake Wörthersee, © Uwe Geissler

Faaker See tour, approx. 30 km

Shortly after Villach, leave the Drau cycle path and follow the Gailtal cycle path to the turquoise Faaker See. On the way, numerous bathing beaches invite you to take a relaxing swim, and there is free access to the lake at the Siedlerstrand in Finkenstein. At Drobollach you leave the lake and drive back to your hotel in Villach via the pilgrimage site Maria Gail.

the turquoise-blue Faakersee is one of the most popular bathing lakes in Carinthia

Island on Lake Faakersee, © Region-Villach

Departure

Individual departure or extension.

BOOKING HOTLINE

+43 (0) 4242 44 200 -37