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By bike into the City of Mozart — Bike rides around Salzburg

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By bike into the City of Mozart — Bike rides around Salzburg

Bike Touring Collection by Salzburg

8

Tours

15:06 h

116 mi

4,325 ft

Cyclists are particularly welcome in Salzburg: Numerous signposted cycle paths lead through the city and along the banks of the Salzach. No wonder, then, that the city of Mozart has already received several awards as Austria's most bicycle-friendly city. But also in the surrounding area you will find great cycle paths across wide meadows, through beautiful avenues and through dense forests. A perfect bike ride takes you from one of the idyllic surrounding towns through the picturesque landscape into the historic center of Salzburg - in this way you combine nature, activity, and culture.

We have selected eight rides from the surrounding towns of Bergheim, Wals-Siezenheim, Grödig, Elixhausen, Elsbethen, Anthering, Eugendorf and Großmaign to take you to the most beautiful sights in the old town of Salzburg. The venerable city has a lot to offer: Castles, fortresses, narrow alleys of the old town, classic airplanes and Austria's largest private brewery await you. Each of the Tours starts in one of Salzburg's surrounding towns and leads you along beautiful cycle paths into the city.

Thanks to well-developed cycle paths and little ascent, these are real pleasure rides. Just choose your favorite route, hop on your bike and enjoy Salzburg and its surroundings.

Find more information about cycling in Salzburg here: salzburg.info/de/reiseinfos/anreise-verkehr/radfahren

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  • Easy
    01:09
    7.43 mi
    6.4 mph
    425 ft
    450 ft
    Easy bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On this small cycle tour you will cycle from Bergheim up to the famous pilgrimage church Maria Plain. You start on the village road in Bergheim and cycle past the small church slowly uphill to the Plainberg.

    

    Once at the top you have a fantastic view of Salzburg and the Alps. After visiting the pilgrimage

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  • Intermediate
    02:04
    17.7 mi
    8.6 mph
    600 ft
    600 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    One of the most beautiful ways to reach the Mozart city of Salzburg from Eugendorf is via the Ischlerbahn route. The route of the narrow-gauge railway connecting the city of Salzburg with the town of Bad Ischl, located in the Salzkammergut, became famous because its majesty Emperor Franz Joseph I used

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  • Easy
    01:26
    9.53 mi
    6.7 mph
    400 ft
    400 ft
    Easy bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Elsbethen is located south of Salzburg directly at the foot of the mountain Mühlstein. From there, the cycle path leads you comfortably on the Salzach shore into the city center of Salzburg.

    

    The bike paths on both sides of the river are excellently developed and you already have a great view on the sights

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  • Easy
    01:18
    10.2 mi
    7.9 mph
    375 ft
    375 ft
    Easy bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    If you are looking for a change between your alpine adventures, then this bike tour is just right for you. In particular, aviation fans and motosport freaks come here at their expense.

    

    You start in Wals-Siezenheim and cycle along the Schwarzenberg barracks towards Salzburg airport. Through a long underpass

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  • Intermediate
    01:28
    13.9 mi
    9.4 mph
    725 ft
    725 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    For lovers of old castles and palaces Salzburg has much to offer. The Mirabell Palace with its magnificent garden is clearly one of the highlights in Mozart's city.

    

    From the Romantikhotel Gmachl in Elixhausen you cycle towards the mission house Maria Sorg. At Lengfelden you change at the underpass the

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  • Intermediate
    02:05
    15.2 mi
    7.3 mph
    325 ft
    325 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Grödig is the gateway to the Untersberg by cable car. Many tourists from Salzburg travel to the small town to drive from there to the legendary summit or to climb. But a bike ride is worth it in the other direction.

    

    You start at the parish park in Grödig and cycle towards the artificial alpine canal

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  • Intermediate
    02:15
    16.9 mi
    7.5 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Salzburger Stieglbrauerei is the largest private brewery in Austria. In the Stiegl Brauwelt and the associated museum, you can inform yourself comprehensively about the history of the brewery and the process of brewing beer. Coming from Anthering, the bike tour to the brewery is a nice trip through

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  • Intermediate
    03:20
    25.4 mi
    7.6 mph
    1,200 ft
    1,200 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Your bike tour starts in the small resort Großgmain at the foot of the Unterberg. On good bike paths it goes out of the village, you pass Hinterreit and then cycle parallel to the road across meadows and through forests.

    

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    8
  • Distance
    116 mi
  • Duration
    15:06 h
  • Elevation
    4,325 ft

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