Augsburg-Bozen Via Claudia Augusta 2024 - 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
- city taxes
- service hotline also at the weekend
- gpx data on request
All Prices include taxes and duties.
Day 1 - Individual arrival in AugsburgVisit of the Roman provincial capital 'Augusta Vindelicorum”. Example of hotel: Hotel Bayerischer Wirt in Augsburg
Day 2 - From Augsburg to 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 - From Landsberg to 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 - From Schongau/surroundings to 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 - From Füssen/Schwangau to Imst, approx. 40 km + bus transferToday 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 - From Imst to region Reschensee & Obervinschgau, 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 - From region Reschensee & Obervinschgau to 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 - From Merano to 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.
Parking possibilities during your cycle holiday:
The Hotel Bayerischer Wirt offers own parking lots, but it has to be reserved in advance. Costs/car: EUR 10,00 per day.
Should an alternative hotel be booked, we kindly ask you to contact us for further information.
Security for your booking
As a tour operator, the safety, well-being and health of our customers are top priorities for us. We are constantly monitoring the current situation and are in close contact with official authorities. In the event of travel changes, we will inform you immediately. If an official travel warning is issued on your arrival date for your destination or your home town, you can of course cancel your trip free of charge or change your booking to another date.
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:
The deposit of 10% of the tour price is due at the latest 14 days after receipt of the booking confirmation. The balance must be paid 14 days before arrival.
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
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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Financial cover for customers
The tour operator OÖ Touristik GmbH, Freistädter Str. 119, 4041 Linz has completed a bankruptcy insurance with Raiffeisen Landesbank Oberösterreich AG, Europaplatz 1a, 4020 Linz. The liquidator is the Europäische Reiseversicherung AG, Kratochwjlestraße 4, 1220 Wien, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, 24-hour emergency number: +43 1 3172500.
Travelers have to contact the liquidator within 8 weeks if they are denied claims due to the insolvency of OÖ Touristik GmbH. Details on the business license of OÖ Touristik GmbH can be found on the website https://www.gisa.gv.at/abfrage under the GISA number 14930096.
Rates and additional services to book
Arrival: 01.05.2024 - 25.09.2024
Arrival: 01.05.2024 - 25.09.2024
21-speed touring bike
- € 105,00 per person and stay
- 230,00 per person and stay