Explore a whole new world in only one week. The fall of the Iron Curtain enables a unique cycle tour based in the very south of Austria. Daily transfers to new attractive starting points in Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, and three federal States of Austria – Burgenland, Carinthia and Styria.
Every region has its own and special character, formed through history and geography. This variety paired with the mild climate, which is perfect for grape growing, guarantee a special experience!
Each evening relax in the thermal pools of Bad Radkersburg after an awesome bike day! And afterwards perhaps try some wonderful Styrian wine in a local Heuriger.
Make your way to the Austrian spa town of Bad Radkersburg and check in to your hotel.
Maribor is a beautiful historic town on Drava with historic city centre and the oldest vine of the world (approx. 400 years – incl. entrance fee). Return to Bad Radkersburg through beautiful vineyards and little villages.
Transfer to Alsôszölnök. You cycle a loop through Hungary and Burgenland. Enjoy a marvellous scenic view from the observation platform of Gesamtsteirische Vinothek in St. Anna am Aigen (incl. voucher for 1 wine tasting), continue along the Slovenian border to Bad Radkersburg.
River Mur is the lifeline of a region, mainly depending on agriculture. She winds unspoilt through a wide plain cutting through Slovenia and Croatia. Cycle on flat roads past little villages. The final highlight is a visit of the vineyards around Gornja Radgona with fantastic views of the Mur valley
Jennersdorf is a traditional small town near the Hungarian border. You cycle through typical street villages through nature park Raabtal to Kalch in the three-country-corner, then through Volcano-country back to the hotel.
Recuperate in the healthy waters of the thermal spa, take part in the guided city tour of Bad Radkersburg (included) or visit attractive points of interest. Our tip: use your voucher for a wine tasting in Urbani Vinothek in Bad Radkersburg (every Thursday).
Leibnitz is a picturesque town and gateway to the South Styrian Wine Street. Visit nature park centre Grottenhof, the cycle up to monastery Seggau with breathtaking views over the river Mur plain. Downhill to the river Mur and follow shady river meadows past pumpkin fields to Bad Radkersburg.
The cycling routes are flat to slightly hilly, with short uphill stretches and gradual downhill stretches. The bike path systems in Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary are less developed. You cycle on side roads, but sometimes also on main roads with less traffic. A reasonable level of fitness is required for this tour.
ACCOMMODATION: Hotel-Garni Toscanina 4**** – Bad Radkersburg
Located in the so-called Styrian Tuscany, the Toscanina is only 220 yards from the Bad Radkersburg spa. It offers free Wi-Fi, buffet breakfast and a terrace overlooking Southern Styria.
The Toscanina provides a fully equipped spa area featuring several kinds of saunas, a steam bath, an infrared cabin and a large relaxation area. All the rooms of the Toscanina feature hardwood floors, a king bed, a flat screen TV, spacious bathrooms and a balcony. The center of the city of Bad Radkersburg is only a 15 minute walk from Hotel Toscanina.
The nearest airport is Graz however Vienna is also an option for international flights. We can arrange a taxi transfer from the main train station in Graz for about € 50 to your hotel. A reservation is necessary in advance.
Departure Dates 2020: Departs every Saturday from mid-April to mid-October
Season 1: April 11 to May 1; Sep. 25 to Oct. 10
Season 2: May 2 to 15; July 4 to 24; Sept. 19 to 24
Season 3: May 16 to Jul. 3; July 25 to Sep. 18
|Per person, double occupancy: Season 1||CAD||$1790|
|Season 2 surcharge||$160|
|Season 3 surcharge||$220|
|Surcharge for electric bike||$150|
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Monday to Friday: 9.30 am. to 5.30 pm.
Saturday: by appointment