On the trail of Austria´s culture - Trans Austria 2024

Linz, Oberösterreich, Österreich

5 nights, from/to Linz, ca. 230 km

6 days/5 nights, approx. 230 km,
50-65 km daily, hilly,
4 and 3 star hotels The year 2024 is an anniversary year for Upper Austria: Anton Bruckner's 200th birthday and Salzkammergut - European Capital of Culture. Culture lovers with an affinity for cycling will find what their heart beats for on this cycle tour: cycling along the Danube Cycle Path, the Enns Cycle Path, the Salzkammergut Cycle Path and the Traun Cycle Path. Beautiful river and mountain landscapes alternate with charming towns and imposing monasteries.
  • 5 nights
  • Luggage transfer included
  • 5 overnight stays in hotels of the 3- and 4-star category in the cultural region of Upper Austria
  • daily rich breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel (1 piece of luggage per person, max. 23 kg)
  • Linz Card (1-day ticket): free admission to the Linz museums Ars Electronica Center, Lentos Art Museum, Castle Museum, Nordico City Museum, OK Linz, voestalpine Steel World
  • Admission and guided tour of St. Florian Abbey
  • Admission to the "Salt-Lake-City" exhibition in Bad Ischl
  • Rail journey Gmunden-Bad Ischl incl. bicycle
  • Rail journey Lambach-Linz incl. bicycle
  • Your personal cycle route in an individualised cycle book, as well as a digital application for computer and mobile phone, GPX data for your navigation device
  • High-quality handlebar bag per room for optimal transport of travel documents during the trip and as a gift for at home
  • Service telephone also at weekends
  • E-bike charging possibility in all hotels
  • Additional charges:
  • The prices include taxes and charges. Not included in the price: The tourism tax (approx. EUR 1.00 - 2.50 per person/night) must be paid at the respective hotel.
  • Breakfast

Day 1 - Individual arrival in Linz.
Check-in at your hotel and handover of travel documents. Bike pick-up (when booking our rental bikes). The Linz Card makes it easy to discover the city, as numerous attractions are free of charge. For example, the Ars Electronica Museum, which offers a real sensory explosion with its Beeing Anton in Deep Space programme, or the Lentos Art Museum, which has put together the exhibition The Journey of Images for the anniversary year. Classical music lovers take note: Concerts are held at the Linz Brucknerhaus throughout the year. Tickets can be booked as an option. Hotel example: Hotel Schillerpark**** in Linz

Day 2 - From Linz to Steyr, approx. 55 km
The first stage of your cycling holiday on the Danube Cycle Path takes you to Enns, the oldest town in Austria. Only a few kilometres away is St. Florian Abbey, where Anton Bruckner spent his childhood as a choirboy and where he finally found his final resting place. Admission and guided tour of St. Florian Abbey including the exhibition "Bruckner's Visions". Continue your tour along the Enns cycle path to the romantic town of Steyr, whose historic old town enchants visitors from near and far. Hotel example: Stadthotel Styria****

Day 3 - From Steyr to Bad Ischl, 65 km
The cycle tour in Upper Austria leads out of Steyr via Bad Hall to the impressive Benedictine Abbey of Kremsmünster (tip: plan a visit). Arriving in Gmunden, you have already reached the Salzkammergut. By train you finally arrive in Bad Ischl, the central point of the European Capital of Culture 2024. Let yourself be enchanted by the imperial flair of the town: exhibition "Salt-Lake-City", Kaiservilla, confectionery Zauner, Trinkhalle and much more. Hotel example: Hotel Goldenes Schiff****

Day 4 - UNESCO World Heritage Hallstatt, approx. 50 km
A leisurely bike tour in the inner Salzkammergut leads along the banks of the Traun to Lake Hallstatt. Enjoy the short crossing by boat to Hallstatt during your cycling holiday in Upper Austria. The unspoilt natural landscape of the Hallstatt-Dachstein region has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A visit to the Hallstatt Museum and the exhibition The Journey of Images in Lauffen is highly recommended. Classical music lovers take note: Many concert events take place in Bad Ischl. Tickets can be booked optionally. Hotel example: Amedia Hotel Salzburg****

Day 5 - From Bad Ischl via Lambach to Linz, approx. 60 kilometres by bike, train journey Lambach-Linz
On the last day of your cycling holiday in Austria you will pedal hard once again. On the Traun cycle path you cycle via Gmunden (tip: visit the Gmundner ceramics factory incl. shopping opportunity) to Lambach. Here you can once again visit an impressive monastery. By train you finally reach Linz again, the starting point of the cycle tour. If you have not yet tasted the Linzer Torte, make sure you take this last opportunity to enjoy the sweet delicacy. Hotel example: Hotel Schillerpark**** in Linz

Day 6 - Individual journey home or additional nights
Book an extra night to immerse yourself in the attractions of the cultural city of Linz.

possible date of arrival

Arrival: 27.04.2024 - 19.10.2024
Season A+B Saturdays, Season C daily

from price
  • € 699,30 per person
  • bookable from 1 person
Travel period (27.04.2024 - 19.10.2024)
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conditions of travel

Arrival: 27.04.2024 - 19.10.2024
Season A+B Saturdays, Season C daily

A: 05.10.2024 - 19.10.2024
€ 777,00 double room/breakfast (per person and stay)
€ 979,00 single room/breakfast (per person and stay)

B: 21.09.2024 - 04.10.2024
€ 909,00 double room/breakfast (per person and stay)
€ 1.109,00 Single room/breakfast (per person and stay)

C: 27.04.2024 - 20.09.2024
€ 999,00 double room/breakfast (per person and stay)
€ 1.199,00 Single room/breakfast (per person and stay)

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-10% early booking bonus (until 60 days before arrival)

  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples


On the trail of Austria´s culture - Trans Austria 2024
OÖ Touristik GmbH
Freistädter Straße 119
4041 Linz

Phone +43 732 7277-200
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