Traunviertel Tour - Stage 1
- Suitable for families
- culturally interesting
- Multi-day tour
- Possible accommodation
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E-bike pleasure tour in 7 daily stages over approx. 462 kilometres and approx. 5,000 meters of altitude!
An enjoyable cycling holiday trip!
Perfect for those who are planning a cycling holiday on their own doorstep: A new e-bike pleasure tour leads in six to seven daily stages over a length of approx. 462 kilometres and approx. 5,000 metres of altitude from/to Steyr.
On the way, you will be able to explore the regional, cultural and culinary highlights at your own pace along rivers and waters.
- Multi-stage route
- Refreshment stops available
- Family friendly
- Cultural/historical value
Parking: Reithoffergelände Steyr, (Pyrachstraße 7, 4400 Steyr)
From the Reithoffer car park, it is best to cycle across the Steyrer Stadtplatz, through the romantic Wehrgraben out of town and follow the Steyrtal cycle path R 8 via Aschach/Steyr to Steinbach/Steyr and Grünburg. Continue through the magnificent floodplain along the Steyr river, past natural swimming spots, rest areas and adventure stations via Leonstein and the national park municipality of Molln – while enjoying the views of the Sengsen and the Tote Gebirge mountain ranges – to the turn-off to the Kremstal cycle path R 10. Then continue on cycle path R 10 via Kirchdorf until the end of the 1st stage in Schlierbach.
Overnight stays/stage locations
Numerous qualified "bicycle-friendly establishments", as marked, offer special accommodation options with tools for minor repairs, lockable bicycle rooms as well as sufficient information material on cycling in the Traunviertel region.
See the stage entry on websites of each respective region under MY RECOMMENDATIONS to find our BICYCLE-FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATIONS along the route.
Bicycle shuttle bus
A bicycle shuttle bus is offered on Saturdays/Sundays and public holidays from Steyr to Spital/Pyhrn (R 8 + R 31) and back.
The current departure times and stops can be found on this website: www.steyr-nationalpark.at
Must be booked in advance!
The Steyr and Kremstal valleys are known for their regional specialities such as must and cider, natural juices, sheep cheese, and he Kalkalpen National Park organic beef and game. A visit to the chocolate factory in Kirchdorf or to the show cheese factory in Schlierbach Abbey should be a treat!
A detour to the Rinnerberg waterfall in Leonstein, to the Rinnende Mauer in Molln or to the Kremsursprung in Micheldorf pays off!
Steyr: Night watchmen guided tours, music festival in the castle moat, theatre plays by the river, the Schubert festival and much more
Steinbach/Steyr: Messerer Museum
Grünburg: Steyrtal Museum Railway
Leonstein: Open-air Museum Schmiedleithen
Molln: Maultrommelmacher, Museum im Dorf, Sword and Harness Forge, Harmonica Museum, Hoisn Haus, National Park Centre
Kirchdorf: guided city walks
Schlierbach: Schlierbach Abbey, glass painting, cheese dairy
Steyrtal Museum Railway! If you travel from June to September on weekends, take the nostalgic Steyrtal Museumsbahn for the first 20 kilometres of the route. It is the oldest steam-powered narrow-gauge railway in Austria. The route runs from Steyr to Grünburg along the Steyr river.
There is a separate wagon for bicycles and the bike transport is free of charge!
For the timetable see www.steyrtalbahn.at
Free bike maps simply request at www.steyr-nationalpark.at!
Since the stages are all over 50 km long, it is recommended to take enough to drink and snack for refreshment in between!
Sun and rain protection, up-to-date maps
at the starting point: Reithoffergelände Steyr
- Suitable for groups
- Suitable for seniors
- Suitable for single travelers
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
- Early winter
Please get in touch for more information.
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