Augsburg-Bozen Via Claudia Augusta 2021 - Classic Tour
The Via Claudia Augusta is an immense building of the Roman time. You cycle along the first real mountain road across the Alps, which the Romans created in a construction time of approx. 60 years. Today one of the most impressive, at the same time however, also the most comfortable Alps crossing.
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Detailed information about this offer
- 8 nights in 3-star hotels along the Via Claudia Augusta cycle path
- daily buffet breakfast
- luggage transfer from hotel to hotel as far as Bolzano
- transfer across Fern Pass and Reschen Pass
- information material (cycle map with detailed English tour description) per room
- high quality handlebar bag for perfect transport of your travel documents per room
- service hotline also at the weekend
All prices in our offer include VAT. Not included in our prices is the city tax (approx. Euro 1,- to 2,50 per person/night) and is to be paid at the respective hotel.
Day 1 - Individual arrival in AugsburgVisit of the Roman provincial capital 'Augusta Vindelicorum”. Example of hotel: Hotel Bayerischer Wirt in Augsburg
Day 2 - Augsburg–Landsberg, approx. 50 kmThe city name Augsburg decreases to the Roman provincial center Augusta Vindelicorum, which was founded in 15 B.C. under the rule of Emperor Augustus. Augsburg's popularity however, was established with its role as a Fugger town. Therefore, a visit of the Fuggerei, which is the world's oldest project for social housing still in use today, is almost a must. The stage to Landsberg is thought to be a comfortable 'run in' on almost flat terrain. Example of hotel: Landhotel Endhart in Landsberg
Day 3 - Landsberg–Schongau/surroundings, approx. 45 kmOn your cycle tour today along the Via Claudia Augusta leads from Landsberg to Schongau. On the horizon you can already see the Alps but you get to enjoy the beauty of the region Pfaffenwinkel first. Schongau features a picturesque old town and almost completely preserved town walls. Example of hotel: Hotel Rössle in Schongau
Day 4 - Schongau/surroundings–Füssen/Schwangau, approx. 40 kmHaving left the beautiful old town of Schongau the cycling path along River Lech takes you into the Tyrol. Before heading over the border from Germany to Austria the beautiful fairy tale-like castle Neuschwanstein awaits you. Example of hotel: Hotel zum Hechten in Füssen/Schwangau
Day 5 - Füssen/Schwangau–Imst, approx. 40 kmToday the tour takes you from Füssen to Reutte. From there our transfer brings you across Fern Pass in a comfortable way. From Fernstein castle you cycle past Nassereith and through the picturesque Gurgltal Valley to Imst. A 'beery' adventure awaits you at the microbrewery at Starkenberg castle. Example of hotel: Hotel Neuner in Imst
Day 6 - Imst–San Valentino/Burgusio/Malles/, approx. 55 kmAfter a hearty breakfast you cycle from Imst to Landeck. From there you take the shuttle up to Nauders. Soon afterwards you cross the border to Italy at Reschen pass and with it the main Alpine ridge. You cycle downwards towards Malles past Reschen water reservoir with the sunken church tower of Altgraun, one of the most famous photo motifs of Italy. Enjoy the first evening on South Tyrolean soil and enjoy strolling through the old alleyways of the town. Example of hotel: Hotel Stocker in St. Valentin
Day 7 - San Valentino/Burgusio/Malles/–Merano, approx. 65 kmToday you cross the entire Val Venosta. The route leads from an altitude of more than 1.000m down to the town of Merano that is located at an altitude of 350m. Most of the route follows the course of River Adige. From your starting place this pleasant cycling stretch leads down to the smallest town of the Alps, the town of Glorenza. Past the marble town of Laas you get to Naturns and eventually you reach Merano. Enjoy an evening walk through the town along the “Passer” promenade surrounded by subtropical flora. Example of hotel: Hotel Flora in Meran
Day 8 - Merano–Bolzano, approx. 40 kmThere is plenty to see along this bike route: the famous Schnatterpeckaltar in the Niederlana church, the largest Gothic wing altar in the Alpine Area, the highest church tower of the South Tyrol in Terlan as well as many fortresses and ruins on both valley slopes. The region also offers plenty of culinary delights: asparagus in Terlan, tasty chestnuts in Nals and last but not least excellent regional wines. As you reach the pedestrian zone of Bolzano enjoy the southern flair of the city. Example of hotel: Hotel Post Gries in Bozen
Day 9 - Individual departure or extra nightsReturn transfer bookable, please see rates for more details.
Note for people with limited mobility
The cycle tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility. However, in specific cases it is possible to accommodate individual customer requests (e.g. barrier-free room).
Passport and visa requirements
To check in to your hotel you will need a valid passport or ID card.
For citizens of countries outside the Schengen area other regulations may apply. You are responsible for obtaining any visa you may require in good time.
Terms and Conditions of Payment:
You do not have to make any advance payments to us up to 4 weeks before departure. Please mind the payment conditions in your booking confirmation/invoice.
According to our General Terms and Conditions, the customer may withdraw from the contract at any time in writing. In the event of cancellation or non-commencement of travel, the following cancellation fees will become payable:
20% of the tour price up to 28 days before arrival date
30% of the tour price from 27th to 14th day before arrival date
50% of the tour price from 13th to 8th day before arrival date
70% of the tour price from 7th to 4th day before arrival date
90% of the tour price from 3rd day before arrival date to the day of arrival or “no show”
If the customer makes changes to the booking (date of travel, tour, duration, transfer of the booking to another person etc.) up to 28 days before departure, for reasons which are outside our control, we will charge a processing fee of € 50,- per booking. After this date, the cancellation policy will apply. Such changes to a booking may only be made in individual cases and if possible; the customer has no right to any changes.
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Rates and additional services to book
Arrival: 01.05.2021 - 15.09.2021
Arrival: 01.05.2021 - 15.09.2021
Bike hire 7-speed or 21-speed, caliper brake touring bike) incl. repair service
€ 80,- per stay
Electrically powered bike
€ 170,- per stay