ALPE-ADRIA CYCLING TOUR 2nd PART

From Villach to Trieste

approx. 260-285 km

from € 689

8

Days

DESCRIPTION:

The Ciclovia Alpe-Adria-Radweg is an unforgettable experience. On your way from the Alps to the Adriatic you cycle in two diverse countries and enjoy a varied landscape full of contrasts. In the second section of the route, coming from Carinthia, you cross the border with Italy and cycle partly on old railway lines through the untouched Friulian Alps. This bike tour continues via Udine and the UNESCO World Heritage City of Aquilea to the Adriatic Sea via the famous seaside resort Grado to the port city of Trieste, at the far end of the Gulf of Venice.

SERVICES:

  • 7 nights in hotels of the selected category
  • Breakfast buffet or extended breakfast
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel (1 piece of luggage per person, max. 20 kg)
  • Bike maps, information material and GPS tracks to Grado
  • Service hotline (7 days a week)

GETTING THERE:

Individual arrival in Villach (easily accessible by train),
From 01.05/15.10.2021 -XNUMX,
Every Wednesday and Saturday
Daily arrival is possible from a minimum of 4 participants.

Major event information
Unfortunately, hotel rooms in Villach are only available at an additional cost during the major events in Villach Church Day (01.08/08.08.2021 - 07.09/12.09.2021/XNUMX) and European Bike Week (XNUMX/XNUMX - XNUMX/XNUMX/XNUMX). Alternatively, you can start the bike tour and travel to Spittal / Drau or Paternion.

PRICE:

Category A:
4 * -star hotels (except in Moggio / Udinese / Carnia - there are only 3 * -star hotels)

€ 759, - per person
01.05. a 30.06.2021
01.09. a 15.10.2021

€ 869, - per person
01.07. a 31.08.2021

Category B:
3 * star hotels

€ 689, - per person
01.05. a 30.06.2021
01.09. a 15.10.2021

€ 739, - per person
01.07. a 31.08.2021

 

EXTRAS:

Single room surcharge:
€ 150 per person in 3 * -star hotels
€ 175 per person in 4 * -star hotels

RENTAL BIKES
Touring bike: € 85, -
E-bike: € 175, -

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

return transfer
€ 70, - per person incl. bike - please reserve your seats.
Every Wednesday and Saturday from Trieste to Villach or daily for at least 4 people.

Getting there

Individual arrival in Villach and check-in at the hotel. The afternoon is at your leisure. Explore the charming old town of Carinthia's cycling capital.

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

Panorama city of Villach, © LIK-Fotoakademie_Ebersberger-Stefan

Villach - Tarvisio, approx. 37-40 km

Following the river Gail you leave Villach behind you and soon you will say goodbye to Austria and greet Italy. In the border triangle Italy-Austria-Slovenia extends the Canal Valley, the center of which is the Italian border town of Tarvisio, here all three major European language families - Germanic, Roman and Slavic - meet directly.

Creating experiences on the Gail cycle path

Gail cycle path, © Franz Gerdl

Tarvis / Camprorosso - Moggio Udinese / Carnia, approx. 50-60km

Cycling through the canal valley, the "Canale del Ferro", you can admire the beauty of the Friulian Alpine region with its intact, untouched nature and extensive forests. Discover Venzone, with its eventful history, best on a stroll through the old town.

Cross the Alps by bike and experience the diversity of Austria and Italy

Alpe-Adria cycle path on former railway lines

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

The wine determines today's stage. Hills full of grapevines line your way and invite you to taste a drop or two. Udine, which is characterized by Venetian influences, exudes calm and prudence. With a coffee in the “piazza” or while strolling through the city center, you can admire important buildings from the late Gothic and Renaissance periods.

Explore Udine by bike and admire important buildings from the late Gothic and Renaissance periods

Piazza in Udine, © fabrice_gallina

Udine - Grado, approx. 50-60 km

Accompanied by the breeze of the Scirocco, you glide past reed landscapes and water canals and reach the historic fishing town of Grado, 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

Rest day at the sea or culture day in Aquileia

Today you have the choice: A day of culture in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Aquileia and a visit to the Roman excavations are ideal. Or you can opt for a relaxing day by the sea, which you can enjoy in a deck chair on the kilometer-long beach of the lagoon.

Roman excavations in Aquileia - an exciting excursion on a cycling holiday

Excavations in Aquileia, © Archivio-PromoTurismoFVG, Gianluca_Baronchelli

Grado - Trieste, approx. 65 km

Following a breathtakingly beautiful coastal area, you cycle towards your destination, the former Habsburg city of Trieste. The impressive Miramare Castle invites you to visit before you reach the old port and trading city destination and the destination of your bike tour.

Bike tour to Trieste along the breathtakingly beautiful coastal area

View of Trieste © Archivio-PromoTurismoFVG_Trieste_Marco-Milani

Departure

Individual journey home or return transfer from Trieste to Villach.

BOOKING HOTLINE

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