DURING EXPERIENCE BIKE & CANOE

From the Drau to the Wörthersee

 

about 180 km

from € 519

7

Days

DESCRIPTION:

Crown your bike tour with a canoeing adventure on the Drau! On this varied, combined cycle tour, you cover a day's stage by canoe and can simply try this sport out. First it goes from Lienz in East Tyrol on the excellent Drau cycle path by bike past the mountains of the Dolomites through the scenic Drau valley. Via Spittal / Drau you will soon reach Villach and its charming city center.

In Villach you switch to the canoe and start paddling after training. On the calmly flowing Drava you can marvel at the flora and fauna from the water and enjoy a wonderful view of the mountains of the Karawanken. After 17 kilometers of canoeing, you get back on your (provided) bicycles and, at the end of your trip, cycle along the beautiful Wörthersee.

 

SERVICES:

 

  • 6 nights in 3 *** hotels and home-style, family-run inns
  • Breakfast buffet or extensive breakfast
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel (1 piece of luggage per person, max. 20 kg)
  • 1 canoe tour without a guide (extensive training included)
  • Rental canoe including life jacket
  • Bike transfer to the exit point
  • Cycling maps and information material
  • Service hotline (7 days a week)

Optionally bookable:

  • Canoe guide (price depends on the number of people)

GETTING THERE:

täglich
Minimum number of participants: 2 people

When the water level on the Drau is high, canoe tours are carried out on other waters.

PRICE:

Category:
3 *** hotels, inns and good middle-class, family-run inns

€ 519, - per person
01.05. a 30.06.2021
01.09. a 30.09.2021

€ 559, - per person
01.07. a 31.08.2021

 

EXTRAS:

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

Single room surcharge: € 115
Surcharge HB: € 125, -

Rental bikes:
Touring bike: € 80, -
E-bike: € 130, -

Return transfer Krumpendorf - Lienz: € 65 per person including bike; a reservation of the places is necessary!

 

Getting there

Individual arrival in Lienz and check-in at the hotel. The day is at your disposal, we recommend a visit to the charming city center of Lienz.  

City of Lienz, © Lienz-Stadt-TVB-Osttirol_Haiden-Erwin_NYX-Sportmanagement-GmbH

Lienz - Berg im Drautal, approx. 35 km

From Lienz the ride goes along the beautiful Drau cycle path to Aguntum, an old Roman settlement in Carinthia. You pass Oberdrauburg with a view of the Hohenburg castle ruins. Between Dellach and Berg you have a wonderful view of the impressive rock formation of the Geißlochklamm.

Combining cycling and culture - a great view of Hohenburg Castle

Hohenburg Castle Oberdrauburg, © Kärnten Hohe Tauern

Berg im Drautal - Sachsenburg / Spittal adDrau, approx. 30/40 km

Following the upper Drautal, you drive partly on the river bank and partly a little further away through small villages to the district capital. In Spittal / Drau you should take time to tour the city. The renaissance castle Porcia is especially worth a visit.

Drau Cycle Path, © Franz Gerdl

Sachsenburg / Spittal adDrau - Villach, approx. 52/40 km

Today you always cycle downstream. Halfway there, in Pobersach, you have the opportunity to take a break at one of the most beautiful snack stations (with its own fruit press). Once in Villach, the well-preserved medieval town center invites you to stroll and linger.

Villach, main square

Canoe tour: Villach-Rosegg / Mühlbach, approx. 17 km

In the morning you cycle from the hotel to the Drau entry point, where the canoe guide will be waiting for you. After training, you can start paddling and enjoy the calm flowing Drava and its mysterious banks. On the way you can take a bathing break in the nearby Silbersee or take a short nature trail hike to the Wernberg Castle Monastery. Your paddling stage ends at the Rosegg power station, you swap canoes for bicycles and cycle to your accommodation in Rosegg.

Canoe tour Drau, © Franz Gerdl

Rosegg / Mühlbach - Krumpendorf, approx. 45 km

Today you will spend the most famous bathing lake in Carinthia, the Wörthersee. You cycle first to Velden, past the famous castle on Lake Wörthersee and continue on the south bank towards Maria Wörth. Take a break in Klagenfurt and enjoy the sea of ​​flowers in the Europapark and the magic of the beach promenade on Metnitzstrand. From there it goes directly on the north bank to Krumpendorf.

Explore fantastic bike tours in Carinthia - Lake Wörthersee by bike

Cycling on Lake Wörthersee, © Uwe Geissler

Transfer back and departure

Individual departure or extension after breakfast. We recommend the return journey to Lienz by train if you have booked rental bikes. With your own bikes and luggage, we recommend the return journey with our VIP transfer.

BOOKING HOTLINE

+43 (0) 4242 44 200 -37