EuroVelo Austria

Cycling Holidayin Austria

Routes and Info

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What is

EuroVelo is a network of 15 long distance cycle routes that connect the whole continent of Europe. The routes are also used by locals for everyday trips. Currently there are 15 EuroVelo-routes and ECF and its partners hope that the entire route network will be completed by 2020.

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Route:~ 380km

Gradient:altitude of 620m

Duration of trip:~ 8 days

Accessibility by public transport: Very good

Certification:4 stars ADFC

Highlights:Culture, Nature, UNESCO Heritage Wachau, Vienna

Route:Danube cycle path; Passau – Linz – Wachau - Vienna

Short description:The Danube Cycle Route is among the most beautiful cycling routes in Europe. The Austrian section is about 434 kilometres ... in length, running between the city of Passau in Germany and the Slovakian capital, Bratislava.

Atlantic – Black seaMore infoArrow right direction Icon

Route:~ 550km

Gradient:altitude of 3700m

Duration of trip:~ 14 days

Accessibility by public transport:mostly very good

Certification:partly ADFC

Highlights:Nature, culture, national park Hohe Tauern

Route:Gusental cycle route, Danube cycle route, (Inn-) Tauern cycle route, Alpe Adria

Short description:The Austrian section of EuroVelo 7 – Sun Route – 553 km in total – offers stunning scenery, cycle routes along alpine rivers, ... through beautiful towns like Linz and Salzburg and taking in some of Europe’s largest nature reserves. This route also crosses the Alps using a train shuttle service through a tunnel – a unique experience!

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Route:~ 480km

Gradient:altitude of 2410m

Duration of trip:~ 12 days

Accessibility by public transport:mostly very good


Highlights:Culture, nature, thermal spas, Vienna

Route:Breclav – Vienna – cycle route, the spas route

Short description:One of the shortest EuroVelo routes crosses the eastern Austrian provinces of Lower Austria, Vienna and Styria. Along ... this route you can discover wineyards, castles, thermal spas and lots of culinary specialities. There is also a very good train service along the route.

Gdansk – PulaMore infoArrow right direction Icon

Route:~ 400km

Gradient:altitude of 2387m

Duration of trip:~ 10 days

Accessibility by public transport:mostly very good


Highlights:Culture, reminders of the iron curtain

Route:Iron Curtain trail

Short description:Cycling EuroVelo 13 - Iron Curtain Trail along the Austrian-Czech-Slovak-Hungarian border you will encounter lots of reminders ... of the east-west separation of Europe along the former death strip – today the „green belt“.

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Discover Austria
on your bike

In Austria you will find a wide variety of different cycling routes: ranging from easy cycle tours to challenging mountain bike routes. There truly is something for everyone!

The bicycle also unlocks Austria’s rivers and lakes so that you can experience them as close as possible - a dip in the cool water provides the perfect refreshment during the heat of the long Austrian summers. On top of this there are excellent connections with the train along many of the EuroVelo routes.

You can find Austria’s most popular cycle routes at: radtouren.at
Further information is available on the website of the Austrian National Tourist Office: austria.info

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