Crossing the Austrian Alps, Mind and Body Tour
Where: Germany, Austria and Italy
Start: Late April through to early November commencing in 2021.
Duration: 8 days 7 nights
Best For: Mountain bikes and mountain e-bikes.
Riding Level: Experienced. Cycling 40-75 km/day often through steep terrain.
Fitness Level: High level of fitness and medical health required.
Tour Size: 6-12 riders.
Tour Start: Munich Airport
Tour Finish: Lake Garda Italy.
Equipment: Bring it all or rent it all. Bring your own bike helmet and riding gear or we can arrange to rent top of the range bikes in Munich (riding shoes and gear will need to be purchased if you don’t have any already).
The details of our new 2021 itinerary are still being finalised but the following outline will give you an idea of the route, distances and elevation. This tour will be offered for August and shoulder months in 2021.
Send us an email to reserve your place and in the meantime start your fitness program!
Our journey starts from down town Munich. Munich International Airport is a convenient airport with many services from all over the world. We recommend that you arrive in Munich a day or two before. Take time to settle into your hotel and sort through your riding gear and or hired gear and spend some time exploring the old city at your leisure.
We will be staying in smaller, more traditional, guest houses and pensions. Often dinner is provided at the guest houses and the food is usually home cooked and the menu changes with the seasons. After riding and/or in the evening we will head to the local tavern where Lukas will give you an introduction to the regional wines and beers.
We anticipate that many of you will incorporate this bike trip into other travelling plans you may have while you are in Europe, but for the indecisive or for those who want to have a short 5 day tour of the region with a local, join Lukas as he introduces you to his favourite spots in Austria.
Munich to Landeck (200 km)
Landeck to Nauders (42km 1100m gain)
Nauders to Vinschgau (77km 1450m gain)
Vinschgau to Nals (55km and 850m)
Nals to Coredo (61km, 1780m)
Coredo to Fai della Paganella (52km and 1780 m)
Fai della Paganella to Riva/Torbole (60km and 1150m)
- Support van to carry gear and provide mechanical support.
- 7 nights accommodation on a twin share basis.
- 7 breakfasts and dinners.
- Tour guide.
- Bike mounted GPS navigation system with pre-installed tour routes.
- Snacks, fruit and water during the ride.
- Wine tasting and entrance fees where applicable.
- Souvenir riding tee shirt and water bottle.
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