Private Event – Tour of Austria Bike Ride, June 21st – 25th 2017

Private Event – Tour of Austria Bike Ride, June 21st – 25th 2017

  • June 21, 2017 - June 25, 2017
    6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Highlights:

  • Parts of the Tour of Austria (the Austrian equivalent of the Tour de France)
  • The beautiful lakes and mountains of Austria
  • Cycling the highest road in Austria
  • Featuring the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner
  • Finish in the magnificent city of Salzburg
  • Spas every night!

Date:

Wednesday June 21st – Sunday June 25th 2017

Route:

There will be two route options available from the below to the two guided groups.

Epic Tough with Grossglockner Tough without Grossglockner Challenging
Kms Ascent Kms Ascent Kms Ascent Kms Ascent
Day 1 47 788 38 615 38 615 38 615
Day 2 165 2285 152 1995 152 1995 94 1251
Day 3 141 3176 140 1973 137 1730 114 1431
Day 4 125 1331 125 1165 102 750 98 776
Total 481 7580 455 5748 433 4565 344 4011

 

Day 1 – Wednesday June 21st 2017

Transfer times from airports:
  • Munich – 2 hours
  • Salzburg – 30 minutes

We will be providing one group transfer in each direction – time TBC.

Routes:
  • We will do a bike set up for those that need it.
  • ½ day circular loops from the hotel on Fuschlsee to Mondsee, Attersee and Wolgangsee to explore the lakes and mountains
  • afternoon stop en route
 
Hotel:
  • Doubles, twins and singles available with safe area for bike storage.
  • Evening meal provided.

Day 2 – Thursday June 22nd 2017

Route:
  • Fuschlsee to Altenmarkt
Highlights:
  • Hallstatt – UNESCO Heritage Site (a copy of which is in China!)
  • Bad Ischl – Summer Royal Residence and spa town
  • Radstadt – moated castle
Hotels:
  • Doubles, twins and singles available with safe area for bike storage
  • Evening meal provided

Day 3 – Friday June 23rd 2017

Route:
  • Altenmarkt to Kaprun
The Highlights:
  • Routes from the Tour of Austria – Dientner Sattel (1370m). Cat 2 climb
  • The Grossglockner – from 800m to 2600m & back the same way (Cat 2 climb)
  • Record held by Christian Pfannberger 47mins 20 seconds
  • The hotel spa
Hotels:
  • Doubles, twins and singles available with safe area for bike storage.
  • Evening meal provided.

Day 4 – Saturday June 24th 2017

Route:
  • Kaprun – Salzburg
Highlights:
  • Forests of Salzburg
  • Finishing in front of the Mirabelle Gardens
Finish Hotel:
  • Doubles, twins and singles available with safe area for bike storage.
  • Evening meal provided.

Day 5 – Sunday June 25th 2017

  • Free day / return to UK

Itinerary and accommodation subject to change

Costs

  • £1785 per person plus £295 single room supplement.

You are welcome to split your payment into 2 parts. £500 payable as a deposit on registration, £1285 payable 8 weeks before departure on the 18th April. If booking a single, the supplement should be added to the final balance.

Costs include:

  • 4 nights half board accommodation in twin rooms in 3-4 star hotels
  • 4 x evening meals in hotel / restaurants
  • 2 x refreshment stops each day
  • 4 x lunches
  • 1 group coach transfer in each direction from/to Salzburg airport
  • Daily gels and post ride food
  • Medic
  • Pie guide
  • Tour leaders
  • Choice of routes per day (numbers dependent)
  • Transfer of bikes from single point (TBC) in UK to start of ride and back again
  • Physio on event costs covered

Costs do not include:

  • Flights
  • Travel insurance – once you have paid us a deposit and or full balance, we encourage you to book travel insurance to cover you for cancellation should you need it.
  • Bike insurance
  • Personal expenditures
  • Drinks with meals
  • Transfer to/from Munich

Booking Process:

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A PRIVATE EVENT .

To register for this event please go to the eventbrite page below.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tour-of-austria-lakes-and-mountains-tickets-31482251261

The password is: TourofAustria17

For payment details please contact Tina@pieevents.co.uk

You are welcome to split your payment into 2 parts. £500 payable as a deposit on registration, £1285 payable 8 weeks before departure on the 18th April. If booking a single, the supplement should be added to the final balance.

Looking After You

The route will be fully recce’d and will be along a selection of small, safe routes making the cycling fun as well as challenging.

The event is fully supported with guides at a ratio of approximately one guide to 8 cyclists, support vehicles, tour leaders and medic. Each day you will have breakfast at the hotel before setting off, morning and afternoon refreshment stops while on the ride, a substantial lunch plus dinner and twin room accommodation each night.

 

How to Adapt a Road Bike for the Tour of Austria

This is a challenging event with significant ‘hilly bits’! If you are not an experienced cyclist then we suggest you check you have the right gearing on your road bike to help you get up some of the Austrian inclines and steep hills. Some of the climbs are optional but as we all know, the country is generally hilly! There are many named climbs on the route including the famous Grossglockner out and back.

Download our PDF on “How to Adapt a Road Bike for the Tour of Austria

 

Further Information

For more information, please contact Tina Makin at pie: Tina@pieevents.co.uk