Zillertal, Inntal and Achental are three very scenic valley’s in the heart of the Austrian Alps. They offer you extraordinary cycling adventures amongst superb nature, all while based at the lovely 4+ star Hotel Schwarzbrunn. Enjoy the old traditions still alive in this region. You’ll enjoy rustic farming villages, deep blue mountain lakes and lots of sights along the mostly flat cycle paths.
Take a ride on an old steam train, plus the cable-cars will bring you up to the mountain tops with panoramic views over the Alps. Each day you have a choice of lovely local cycling routes from your strategically placed hotel centre, or choose from other activities such as hiking, nordic walking, or mountain biking.
Day 1: Stans, Inntal
Individual arrival in the town of Stans,located in the Inn River valley, near the entrance to the Ziller Valley. You’ll stay the entire week at the superb 4+ star Hotel Schwarzbrunn.
Days 2 – 7: Choose your daily tour from the various options offered by the hotel.
Some sample cycling routes are:
Round trip Zillertal (approx. 40 km/25 miles)
After a ride with the vintage light railway you cycle slightly downhill through the valley along the River Ziller. Sights along the way: alpine dairy in Holenzen, cheese dairy at Fügen.
City of Innsbruck (approx. 48 km/30 miles)
Follow the green River Inn, cross the little village of Schwaz (silver mine museum) to Wattens. At Wattens experience the fantastic world of Swarovski Crystal.
Your eyes resting on the cliffs “Nordkette” of the Alps you cycle to the beautiful city of Innsbruck. On your way you might want to stop at Hall, famous for its salines. Stroll through Innsbruck until the train takes you back to Strass (included).
Achensee (approx. 45 km/ 28 miles)
Comfortable cycle tour along “Via Bavarica Tyrolensis” to the valley station of the light railway in Jenbach. Enjoy the fantastic view of the Tyrolean mountains on your ride on the worlds oldest cable car. At the plateau the largest lake in Tyrol offers lots of comfortable cycle tour options. You cycle downhill back to your hotel.
Inn Valley cycle path (approx. 25 km/ 16 miles)
Cycle through gentle landscape to the museum of Tyrolean farms – enjoy an interesting trip through time. Stroll through the museum cemetry cometimes called “Lustiger Friedhof” (funny cemetary) you will be surprided by the inscriptions. Along the Inntal cycle path you return to Strass.
Day 8: Individual departure or extend your stay.
Mostly flat paved cycle paths along the river, with a few low rolling hills to navigate on some routes. Suitable for adults, beginner cyclists and children! Local trains are available on most routes to shorten your journey!
The Schwarzbrunn spring emerges from the depths of the earth, just above the village of Stans. This special feature gives this superb 4-star hotel its name. The Gschwentner family started with a small family guest house and has turned it into an elegant 4* superior hotel with a modern spa.
It doesn’t get much better: our feel-good rooms & suites with Tyrolean charm includes an assortment of all-inclusive services, which leaves no wishes unfulfilled, whether culinary, outdoor programme, Active Spa programme and much more.
We suggest flying into Munich. We can supply rail, scheduled minibus, or private taxi transfers from here. POA.
Departure Dates: Daily
Season 1: June 3 to July 6; August 31 to Oct. 31
Season 2: April 28 to May 3
Season 3: July 7 to August 31
|Season 1: per person, double occupancy||CAD||$1280|
|Season 2 surcharge||$200|
|Season 3 surcharge||$250|
|Single room supplement||$300|
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Telephone: 705-949-1710 or 888-297-4786
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Monday to Friday: 9.30 am. to 5.30 pm.
Saturday: by appointment