From the Hohe Tauern to the Italian Adriatic

about 365 km

from € 729




The Ciclovia Alpe-Adria-Radweg is a special highlight for pleasure cyclists. On this bike tour you cycle from Mallnitz - the pearl of the Carinthian national park region Hohe Tauern - from the Austrian Alps to the Italian Adriatic. Enjoy diverse and wonderful landscapes on your bike tour: it goes past high alpine mountain peaks and the Carinthian lake landscape over the border town of Tarvisio to Italy and through the Friulian Dolomites and a wonderful wine region to the seaside resort of Grado and along the Adriatic coast to Trieste.


  • 8 nights in 3 * -star hotels or inns
  • Breakfast buffet or rich breakfast
  • Luggage transfer from accommodation to accommodation (1 piece of luggage per person, max. 20 kg)
  • Bike maps and information material, GPS tracks
  • Service hotline (7 days a week)


Individual arrival in Mallnitz (easily accessible by train)
Every Monday and Thursday
From 01.05. until 15.10.2022/XNUMX/XNUMX

Blackout dates:
Villacher Kirchtag (July 31.07st - August 07.08.2022th, 06.09) and Harley Week (September 11.09.2022th - September XNUMXth, XNUMX) (only applies to overnight stays in Villach) Rooms available for an extra charge.


Category: 3 * -star hotels or inns

€ 729, - per person
01.05. to 30.06.2022
01.09. to 15.10.2022

€ 799, - per person
01.07. to 31.08.2022



Single room surcharge: € 160

Touring bike: € 90, -
E-bike: € 180, -

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

Return transfer from Trieste to Mallnitz: EUR 160 per person including bike.
Every Tuesday and Friday and every day from 4 people.
Please reserve the seats in advance.

During the Villacher Kirchtagswoche (August 31.07st - August 07.08.2022th, 06.09) and the European Bike Week (September 11.09.2022th - September XNUMXth, XNUMX) rooms in Villach are only possible at an additional cost.


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Getting there

Individual arrival in Mallnitz and check-in at the hotel.

Mallnitz in the Hohe Tauern National Park, © Municipality of Mallnitz

Mallnitz - Mühldorf / Sachsenburg, approx. 41 km

At a brisk ride you cycle through the wonderful mountains of the southern Tauern downhill to Obervellach and on the Mölltal cycle path further downstream to your today's destination - Mühldorf or Sachsenburg, where you reach the Drau cycle path.

Alpe-Adria cycle path in Mallnitz, © FRANZGERDL-NPH

Mühldorf / Sachsenburg - Villach, approx. 55 km

Today you cycle on the Drau Cycle Path to Villach. During a stopover in Spittal an der Drau, visit Porcia Castle, which is considered the most beautiful Renaissance building in Austria. We continue to Villach, whose lively city center exudes southern flair.

the city of Villach enchants cyclists with its great charm

Sunset Villach, © Michael Stabentheiner

Villach - Tarvisio, approx. 37-40 km

Following the river Gail, you will soon say goodbye to Austria and greet Italy. The Canal Valley stretches across the border triangle between Italy, Austria and Slovenia, with the Italian border town of Tarvis at its center. All three major European language families - Germanic, Roman and Slavic - meet here. Enjoy your first Italian dinner on this bike tour on the Alpe-Adria bike path.

Bike tour on the Alpe Adria bike path - an unforgettable experience

Seafood spaghetti, © Unsplash

Tarvisio - Moggio Udinese / Carnia approx. 50-60 km

Cycling through the canal valley, the "Canale del Ferro", you can admire the beauties of the Friulian alpine region with intact, untouched nature and extensive forests. In Venzone, with its eventful history, take a stroll through the old town.

On the Alpe Adria cycle path you cycle in two diverse countries and enjoy a varied landscape full of contrasts

Alpe-Adria cycle path on abandoned railway lines

Moggio Udinese / Carnia - Udine approx. 50-60 km

The wine determines today's stage on the Alpe-Adria cycle path. Hills full of grapevines line your path and invite you to taste one or the other drop. Udine, characterized by Venetian influences, exudes calm and prudence; While having a coffee in the “piazza” or strolling through the city center, you can admire important buildings from the late Gothic and Renaissance periods. admire the late Gothic and Renaissance periods.

Main square Udine, © Pixabay

Udine - Grado, approx. 55-60 km

Accompanied by the breeze of the Scirocco, you glide past reed landscapes and water channels and reach Grado, a historic fishing town and one of the most popular seaside resorts on the Adriatic, via the former Roman city of Aquileia.

the fishing town of Grado is the most popular seaside resort on the Adriatic

Bike tour in Grado

Grado - Trieste, approx. 55-60 km

Following a breathtakingly beautiful coastal area, you cycle towards your destination, the former Habsburg city of Trieste. Miramare Castle invites you to visit before entering the old port and trading town. Trieste offers a wonderful end to this Alpe-Adria bike tour.

Miramare Castle near Trieste, © Pixabay


Individual journey home or return transfer from Trieste to Mallnitz.


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