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Mountain dreams, alpenglow, seascapes, culinary delights - all this and much more is offered during this beautiful Round trip from Salzburg. Discover besides pure culture, pure nature, because you will cycle to Bavaria's most attractive spots. Cycle path, rural roads and small side streets (only a few short pieces have to be biked on roads with more traffic) bring you not only to lakes Wainger See, Chiemsee and Königssee but also in the picturesque spa town of Bad Reichenhall with perhaps the most beautiful Saline in the world and to Berchtesgaden where people made already holiday when the term holiday was not yet invented. What was once only reserved for the nobility, today enjoy cyclists from around the world.
1. day Salzburg / Arrival
The city of Salzburg offers a lot of charm and high-profile landmarks, because since 1997 Salzburg's Old Town and the Schoenbrunn Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
2. day Waging 47 km
Today, you spend a wonderful first day on the bike. Relaxed you cycle along the Salzach and finally west to the lake 'Waginger See', the warmest lake in Upper Bavaria. Enjoy bathing in fresh greenish-blue sparkling water and enjoy this picturesque region. On the road luring numerous beer gardens to with delicious snacks and regional delicacies.
3. day Chiemsee 22 - 34 km
A real vacation. Hardly in the saddle, it is already in front of you: the Chiemsee, the famous "Bavarian Sea". Enjoy the afternoon on the lake with views of the Chiemgau Alps. Double overnight stay in Chieming / surrounding area or in Übersee.
4. day Chiemsee round trip, 51 km
This morning you cycle beautifully along the Chiemsee shore. Enjoy the diverse flora and fauna and let yourself fall under the spell of the bright blue Chiemsee. In Seebruck a leisurely stroll through the beautiful lakeside promenade is a must. Discover the Chiemsee with all its facets. It is worth taking a boat trip to the both islands with men's and women's island.
5. day Inzell 34 - 46 km
A varied bike ride through the scenic foothills of the Alps is straight ahead. You cycle through sunlit forests, past lush meadows and rustic farmhouses to the famous nature reserve 'Inzeller Moor'.
6. day Berchtesgaden, 45 km
Today you will experience pure Bavaria. Look forward to the historic salt pans and the spa town Bad Reichenhall, which was known by saline extraction across borders. About 70 bubbling fountains invite you to stay, as well as cozy places, idyllic parks in the city center, the spa gardens and the Royal Gradierhaus. After rewarding break you continue to Berchtesgaden, where high above the city, the impressive panorama of the Watzmann arises. Look forward to the historical market with colorful town houses, collegiate church, magnificent castle and the pilgrimage church of Maria Gern.
7. day Königssee - Salzburg 28 - 40 km
You're spoiled for choice: a worthwhile detour the Königssee with its emerald waters and the famous pilgrimage church of St. Bartholomäan (+ 12 km), or cycle fast back to the picturesque and famous city of Salzburg.
8. day Salzburg/ departure
We can arrange an extension for you, so, the day before you can listen in peace to the echo of Königsee.
Individual tours: Here you decide when and with whom you would like to travel. We provide you with detailed tour documents and practical planning tips, and you enjoy our all-in, worry-free package with separate luggage transport throughout your tour.
Guided tours: You can simply get on your bike and enjoy a group holiday (8–20 participants). Your tour guide will take care of everything, and your luggage will be transported separately.
This overview shows you the grade of difficulty for our tours:
In the case of our original Velociped tours, we are the tour operator. We organise and accompany these tours personally.
So that you have an even bigger selection to choose from, we also cover additional routes in collaboration with long-standing partners. With these Velociped partner tours, we are the tour broker.
Prices are per person.
01.05. – 09.05.2020
10.05. – 31.05.2020
04.09. – 05.10.2020
01.06. – 03.09.2020
bookable additional nights
- accommodation incl. breakfast
- room with shower/bath/WC
- luggage transport
- map of bike trails with marked route
- detailed route description
- tips for tour preparation
- touristic information
- 7 days hotline service
Below you will find detailed information about cycling in the Chiemgau region. If you have any further questions about this trip, please call us: Tel .: 06421 - 886890.
Arrival via train
Arena City Hotel:
From Salzburg main station take a taxi to the hotel.
The hotel is about 300 meters from the main station Salzburg. From the Salzburg main station about 10 minutes in the direction of Schallmoos.
Arrival by car
Arena City Hotel:
3.5 km from the old town. Bus connection to Altstdt every 10 minutes.
Arrival by car: 4 minutes from the motorway junction Salzburg Mitte
How to get to the airport: from Salzburg airport about 15 minutes by taxi, O-bus line 10: 15 minutes to the center and to the main station.
How to get there By car: Motorway A1 exit north, direction Zentrum, straight ahead to the large Porsche Autohaus (right side), at the traffic lights turn right (Breitenfelderstraße), then 2nd street left (Bayerhamerstraße), hotel then after 500m on the left side.
Directions Arena City Hotel
Arena City Hotel
300 free parking spaces (exhibition grounds secured with barrier)
Garages for about 11.00 Euro per day, no reservation necessary
Free parking in limited number, garages for about 12,00 Euro / day (week: about 60,00 Euro). Pre-reservation not possible, but also not necessary.
Characteristics of the cycle paths
The tour is easy to navigate, but it is also necessary to use sections with more hilly sections. It is mostly used on bicycle and economic routes and on secondary roads (only a few short sections on busy roads).
Wheels predominantly from KTM (Austrian manufacturer)
7-speed with withdrawal and 21-gear available with free-wheeling ladies and men's bikes, but are increasingly replaced by unisex-bikes.
E-wheels from Vinora (160,00 Euro) with withdrawal, only unisex wheels.
Equipment of the bicycles: two-sided saddle bag, steering wheel pocket or card holder, tool, ratchet.
7 day hotline service
Just in case the bike chain breaks, flooding makes it impossible to continue your tour or any other nasty surprise: You can reach us seven days a week and we will do anything to help you as fast as possbile.
Passport and visa requirements, health regulations
For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements and no health formalities to be considered for this trip.
The tour price already includes the statutory insolvency insurance. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance upon receipt of your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of travel cancellation, interruption of travel, illness or accident.
It is a playful lightness that makes Salzburg, a world town in the small format so unmistakable: the silhouette of fortress, cathedral and church towers of the charming baroque town on the northern edge of the Alps. So beautiful that it has long been a UNESCO world heritage site. So famous is that their sights are among the most famous in the world.
Nature, with the fjordlike Waginger and Tachinger See in the midst of gentle morainic hills, has given the ideal conditions for a unique cultural landscape with beautiful hamlets and villages. In front of the magnificent scenery of the Chiemgau and Berchtesgaden Alps, you can enjoy the warmest lake of Oberbayern very well.
A visit to the two Chiemsee islands is a great pleasure for every visitor to Chieming. Walk in the footsteps of the fairy tale king or simply enjoy the untouched nature.
The landscape in the nature reserve Seeoner Seen is characterized by the formation in the last ice age: glaciers furrowed the surface, left rock bumps and ice blocks. After the retreat of the glaciers, a unique ice decay landscape with many hills and valleys remained, the ice decay landscape. To this day, we see this original landscape in the form of lakes, marshes, holes for the dead, clear quarries and floodplain forests, low and high bogs, streams and pools.
Inzell, Moorland Adventure Path
The "Moorerlebnisweg" in the Inzeller Filzen invites you to a trip of a total of 5.3 km to a discovery trip of a special kind. On a time trip you will experience how the Inzeller felt. Back in the present the Moorexpedition starts. At many interactive stations there is the possibility to learn more about the moor and its inhabitants.
Bad Reichenhall, Alte Saline
The "Alte Saline" under the picturesque castle Gruttenstein is embedded in the historical core of the city Bad Reichenhall. It was built in 1834 by King Ludwig I, and was an industrial complex, modern and representative. The historical sites and the integrated Salzmuseum are open to the public for guided tours.
The name of the city is characterized by the hallmark "rich hall", the natural salt cork - the white gold - has made the city famous and rich Is today still in millions of households.The Alpensalz makes the former Herzogstadt a leading health resort with many health and recreation guests.
The city of Bad Reichenhalls is characterized by the many wells. If you like, stroll through the royal spa gardens and enjoy the sea breeze, which flows from the grading plant and enriches the air with the finest salt crystals.
In Berchtesgaden, you can stroll past the Royal Palace, the splendid town houses, charming shops and inviting inns, or take a salt-time journey underneath the mine, while the Kehlsteinhaus offers a unique view of the Berchtesgadener as well as the Salzburger Land and the fascination of the mountains Experience. An analysis of the role of Berchtesgaden in German history makes documentation Obersalzberg possible. If you want to go high, you can climb or climb the breathtaking peaks and then relax in the family bath or the sauna area of the Watzmann Therme.
Like a fjord, the Königssee with its crystal-clear water winds through the only Alpine national park in Germany. On the way to the peninsula of St. Bartholomä with the baroque pilgrimage church and its red onion towers you can hear the famous echo. Here, however, there are also stone eagles, deer, marmots and countless plants that have developed undisturbed since 1978 in the 210 square kilometer protected area around König Watzmann (2713m).
Salzburg, Castle Hellbrunn
Hellbrunn is a true gem on the outskirts of Salzburg. The extensive park is a mixture of partly artificial parkland, partly natural biotope. Also the water games are a unique experience, which is nowhere else in this form.