Trace the legacies of one of the classical era's most influential composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as you pedal across the undulating terrain of Austria's most spectacular alpine landscapes on this inspiring self-guided cycling adventure. Our journey along the well marked 'Mozart trail' will take us to the sights, and sounds, that featured significantly in Mozart's colourful life. Beginning in the village of St. Gilgen, the birthplace of Mozart's mother, the route follows idyllic country paths and along the Salzach river towards the city of Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart. After exploring the quiet back streets by bike you continue through diverse terrain to discover more of this wonderful region of Austria, including the picturesque village of Mondsee. Here you can visit the church where Mozart's 'Coronation mass' was first performed as well as some of the stunning locations that featured in the film 'Sound of Music.' The journey concludes in St Gilgen on the shores of Lake Wolfgangsee.
DAY 1 Join Lake Wolfgangsee DAY 2 Cycle to Thalgau (30km) DAY 3 Cycle to Salzburg area (40km) DAY 4 Cycle along Tauern cycle track to Bad Reichenhall and Berchtesgaden and return to Salzburg via Hellbrunn Castle (69km) DAY 5 Cycle the old rail trail to Eugendorf and Thalgau (26km) DAY 6 to Lake Wolfgangsee (St Gilgen) (23km) DAY 7 Trip concludes
Daily from 29 Apr to 13 Oct
•6 breakfasts, 6 dinners •6 nights 3 star hotel / inn accommodation on a twinshare basis in low season •luggage transfer (two pieces) •21 speed bike for 6 days with bike bag and helmet •information kit, detailed cycle route map •Daily service hotline and bicycle and puncture repair service from 9am to 7pm