Alpe Adria cycle path

Across the Alps from VILLACH to TRIESTE

The starting point of this cycling tour is Villach, situated on the edge of the Klagenfurt basin, where the rivers Drau and Gail flow together. After a few kilometres of cycling, however, it's time to say goodbye to Austria before the bike tour continues in Italy.
The Friuli Venezia Giulia region not only offers a variety of landscapes, but also invites you to a tour of a foray into the cultural diversity of the region. This mix of cultures is also reflected in the cuisine: Alpine-Austrian, Slovenian and Venetian influences characterize the gastronomic offer of the region.
Leaving the peaks of the Carnic Alps far behind you, you cycle on the south side of the Alps towards the sea and in front of you stretches the coast of the Adriatic Sea with miles of sandy beaches. In Grado, a popular seaside resort in upper Italy, you may treat yourself to a "lazy day". The lively port city of Trieste, however, invites you to embark on a journey back to the time of the Habsburg monarchy.

Highlights
  • Old town of Villach
  • Madonna di Lussari, Tarvis
  • Railroad path Pontebbana
  • Cathedral in the old town of Gemona
  • Gemona del Friuli
  • Piazza della Libertà, Udine
  • Basilica with baptistery, archaeological sites - UNESCO World Heritage Site, Aquileia
  • Sunny island and historic fishing town Grado
  • Castello di Miramare, Grignano/Trieste
  • Old town of Trieste
Itinerary
Day 1: Individual journey to Villach

Welcome to Villach, an important hub in the Alpe Adria region, which is known for its thermal springs and warm bathing lakes in alpine surroundings. It’s popular beyond the borders.

Included Services | Price per Person | Extras

Included services

  • Overnight stays including breakfast in guesthouses and hotels of the 3- and 4-star category
  • Luggage transport from accommodation to accommodation
  • Detailed travel documents (route maps, route description, sights, important telephone numbers)
  • Navigation-App, GPS data on demand
  • Phone service daily from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm
  • Not included services: everything not explicitly mentioned under the point "Included services" (e.g.: Travel to the return at the end of the tour; drinks, tourist tax and all extras; lunch, dinner; entrance fees not mentioned; bicycle rental and travel insurance).

Price per person

Accommodation in a double room * (23.04. & 02.10.)   EUR   629,00
Accommodation in a double room * (24.04.-17.06. & 11.09.-01.10.)   EUR   699,00
Accommodation in a double room * (18.06.-10.09.)   EUR   739,00
Single room surcharge   EUR   199,00

Extras

Rental of 21-gear touring bicycle    EUR   84,00
Rental of Pedelec/E-Bike    EUR 174,00
Extra night in Villach in DR/B&B *    EUR 79,00
Extra night in Villach in SR/B&B *    EUR 118,00
Extra night in Trieste in DR/B&B *    EUR 89,00
Extra night in Trieste im in SR/B&B *    EUR 138,00
Transfer Trieste-Villach (every Wed, Sat)    EUR 75,00
* Any local taxes that may be due are not included and are payable locally

Impressions

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