Wine & cycling in Austria

Bike Touring Collection by
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Wine regions embraced by picturesque landscapes in valleys, between hills, close to breathtaking lakes. Austria is a wine country and is not only characterized by its overwhelming variety of flavours, but also by the wonderful scenic features of the respective regions. These tours will take you to the most beautiful and popular wine regions of Austria and invite you to experience them up close. Whether Lower Austria, Burgenland or Styria, hospitality is the same for everyone, embedded in a cultural ambience. Each of these seven tours offers you the opportunity to experience other places such as castles, castle ruins and natural treasures between the "Achterln". Cycling and enjoyment!

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Tours & Highlights

  • Difficult
    03:36
    33.6 mi
    9.3 mph
    1,725 ft
    1,725 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to carry your bike.

    For pleasure cyclists, the hilly Retzer Land offers not only fantastic views of expansive vineyards, but also insights into romantic cellar lanes and historic settlements.The tour starts in Retz and its experience cellar, the largest historical wine cellar in Austria. The landmark of the city, the windmill, is definitely worth a visit. In Röschitz, you should absolutely enjoy Weinviertler delicacies in the "Weberkeller" cellar and watch the vaults with clay carvings.A special attraction on the tour is the "Keltensiedlung am Sandberg", the largest Celtic open-air settlement in Austria. In Pillersdorf you will find darazf the "Öhlbergkellergasse", one of the most beautiful in the whole country.So much wine culture as on this tour, there is nowhere.

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  • Difficult
    03:15
    27.1 mi
    8.3 mph
    2,825 ft
    2,850 ft
    Ferry
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels. The tour includes crossing by ferry.

    Spitz and the Wachau, there are immediately sweet wine landscapes and centuries-old stone terraces, noble white wines, such as green Veltliner and Riesling, romantic land lots, Heurigengärten, baroque reading yards, the Danube and apricots in mind, and rightly so! Also on this tour you will cross the most famous Spitzer Weinrieden, enjoy wonderful views and views of the Wachau and dive into the viticulture and the reed culture of the Spitzer winegrowers. In addition to all the highlights, you should of course also allow enough time in the tasting of the noble drops.

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  • Difficult
    02:38
    19.7 mi
    7.5 mph
    2,750 ft
    2,725 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    What a glorious world awaiting you here! This wine region in the heart of Lower Austria abounds with highlights. Valuable cultural treasures, a charming river valley, a sun-drenched winegrowing region of world rank - a Gesamtkunstwerk. In the apricot season, of course, the incomparable fruit is everywhere to see. Sales stands on the way and apricot trees as far as the eye can make it hard to resist. If that is not enough and you prefer hearty fare, there is also the resche Wachauer Laberl or the fresh Danube fish for you - in any case, the seduction is great in this richly covered region on the Danube. For the benefit!

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  • Intermediate
    04:41
    48.6 mi
    10.4 mph
    775 ft
    775 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Neusiedler See cycle path: It is particularly suitable for families and recreational cyclists. Around the lake there are many culinary and vinophile enjoyment highlights. The inclines along the way are small and the track is well asphalted. The Neusiedler See cycle path is the most popular cycle path in the region. The tour offers, in addition to the fantastic view of the lake, picturesque paths between the vineyards, wet meadows and salt lakes. Wine lovers should visit the Burgenland vineyards to explore the tastes of the region.

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  • Difficult
    05:39
    52.1 mi
    9.2 mph
    3,100 ft
    3,100 ft
    Ferry
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels. The tour includes crossing by ferry.

    The tour is ideal for the beginner and leisure cyclist. On this bike tour through the Wachau pleasure cyclists get their money's worth, as you drive along several cultural monuments, wineries and great tasting opportunities. The varied route leads along the Danube and shows you the area around Vienna from its best side. This route is particularly suitable for enjoying both the uniqueness of the landscape and the Wachau specialties.

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  • Difficult
    03:24
    31.7 mi
    9.3 mph
    2,025 ft
    2,025 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    From Fürstenfeld to Riegersburg the tour leads to a variety of culinary highlights of various kinds. The eye candy is the incomparable view of the Riegersburg. The winery Thaller is an experience on the tour, which impresses not only with excellent wines, the castle of the family is reminiscent of fairy tales. Also worth a visit is the fruit distillery & vinegar manufactory Gölles, which can also be visited from the inside. Less than four kilometers away, one of the most famous and popular chocolate manufactories in Austria invites you to visit.

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  • Intermediate
    01:44
    16.0 mi
    9.3 mph
    675 ft
    675 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    Also on this tour, everything revolves around the fine wine. At a good 25 kilometers you cycle through the southeastern Weinviertel. With just under 8,000 inhabitants Langenlois certainly not one of the largest places in Austria, but almost everyone's name is a household name. It is the largest wine-growing city in Austria and it seems that everyone here has something to do with winegrowing.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    7
  • Distance
    229 mi
  • Duration
    24:57 h
  • Elevation
    13,925 ft