Biking in Carinthia

Bike paths in Carinthia for leisurely tours

Biking at the Lake Millstatt
How about a bike tour around the Millstätter See?

Biking is one of the best ways to discover a new area and it keeps you fit. On a bike tour, you have plenty of time to enjoy the wonderful surroundings and stop now and then for a break along the way. Biking is an absolute delight during a holiday at Lake Millstatt, where you can enjoy leisurely rides along flat or slightly undulating trails that are well suited to cyclists of all ages. Well maintained rental bikes are available from Hotel am See****Die Forelle and the hotel also offers safe, covered bike storage if travelling with your own bike.

You can look forward to bike tours like these:

Gegend Valley bike path – follow the idyllic Gegend Valley from Lake Millstatt to Villach
Length: 45 km
Join the route in: Döbriach on Lake Millstatt
Route: bike paths next to the road, sometimes on the road
Characteristics: in a beautiful and idyllic valley with traditional architecture, past 2 small lakes (Lake Brennsee, Afritzsee)
Difficulty: easy (downhill), but partly on roads

Drau Cycle Path – the longest river bike path in Carinthia along the Drava river
Length: 366 km (from Italy to Slovenia)
Join the route in: Spittal an der Drau
Route towards Villach: partially paved side roads (around Spittal an der Drau), then a gravel bike path along the shore of the Drava (return journey possible by train)
Route towards Oberdrauburg: paved, low-traffic side road through idyllic villages to Berg im Drautal, paved and gravel bike path along the Drava (return journey also possible by train)
Characteristics: mainly along the shore of the Drava river, idyllic route.
Difficulty: easy towards Villach, intermediate towards Oberdrauburg (can be shorted at any time by taking the train)

Millstätter See Cycle Path – a circular route around Lake Millstatt
Length: 29 km from the hotel
Route: paved bike paths on the northern shore, some gravel sections on the southern shore
Characteristics: mostly right along the edge of the lake on the northern shore, higher above the lake with impressive panoramic views on the southern shore
Difficulty: the southern shore is easy, the northern shore is intermediate (the route can be shortened by taking the bike ferry)

Bike holidays by the lake in Carinthia - great facilities

Cycle to great destinations and through untouched nature during a bike holiday at Lake Millstatt and enjoy the freedom of experiencing the world from the seat of your bike. Bike tours around Lake Millstatt are made even easier thanks to the well-developed facilities for cyclists. In addition to countless well-marked bike paths, there are also e-bike charging stations along the routes and boat crossings with bike transport that make it possible to shorten tours. Of course, there are also many great places to take a break around the lake where you can replenish your energy levels or enjoy a well-earned treat. Coming back to Hotel am See****Die Forelle after a bike tour is also a delight. Relax on the hotel beach, splash around in the water or unwind on our large lakeside terrace. Enjoy a summer holiday in Carinthia at our 4-star, family-run Hotel am See****Die Forelle. We are happy to take your booking or receive your enquiry any time.

For more information about cycle paths, visit: Tourenportal Kärnten (Carinthia's tour portal)


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