From Germany to Italy. Everyone can do the journey by car. But by bike? That’s when things get interesting …
No matter whether you are just doing a short stretch or the whole route from beginning to end – long-distance cycle tracks are fascinating in their own special way. After all, they offer you the unique opportunity to experience countries, landscapes and cultures up-close.
You slow down and get to know the Alps from a completely different side while so close to nature. Moments that you could never plan for often happen spontaneously on long-distance rides. This is a good enough reason to get to know the best long-distance cycle routes in Austria!
Via Claudia Augusta
Going south on the Roman road
On Via Claudia Augusta, you can feel the history in every kilometre. And it’s no wonder really, since you are cycling on the ancient Roman road. It runs from the German town of Donauwörth down to beautiful Italy – a dream tour for long-distance cyclists!
- Distance: approx. 700 km
- Route: Donauwörth – Augsburg – Füssen – Imst – holiday region of Tyrol West including the towns of Zams, Landeck, Fliess – Nauders – the Reschen Pass – Merano – Bozen – Trento – Verona – Ostiglia
Inn Cycle Path
Along the roaring river
Impressive at three thousand metres, cultural treasures and scenic beauty: The well-known Inn Cycle Path (Innradweg) is rich in highlights! One of these is the river which gives the route its name and along which it is lovely to cycle – the Inn.
- Distance: 530 km in total, 146 km Maloja – Landeck, 106 km Nauders – Maloja
- Route: Maloja – St. Moritz – Zernez – Martina (towards Nauders) – or Pfunds – Prutz – Landeck – Telfs – Innsbruck – Strass – Kufstein/Erl – Flintsbach – Rosenheim – Wasserburg – Mühldorf – Burghausen – Marktl – Ering – Bad Füssing – Reichersberg – Schärding – Passau
Adige Cycle Path (Etschradweg)
Towards the sun
Nature meets culture – on this glorious cycle route from Tyrol to the romantic alleyways of Verona in Italy. Marvel at the stunning mountain scenery, romantic castles and world-famous towns along the Adige Cycle Path and enjoy a cycling trip with experiential qualities.
- Distance: 345 km
- Route: Nauders – Reschen Pass – Vinschgau – Merano – Bozen – Trento – Lake Garda – Verona
Simply practical: Bike shuttles
Just when you need to cycle a bit further, they make the time on your bike that bit better. Bike shuttles Cycle without extra weight and let someone else carry your luggage for you. Or use this opportunity to have your whole bike transported to the start of a particular stage. The Nauders shuttle services get your cycling tour on the road!