Lower Austria: Where to On Bike
The bike season is about to start. It is about the highest time to take out your bike from the garage or basement. Wash it, oil it, pump the air into the tire and set of for an adventure. Those who love to explore the world on bike there are couple of interested theme trails in Austria.
Lower Austria is the place which offers a number of bike trails. Just choose the one which fits your idea of difficulty or setting. Go and explore the trails for one-day long trips. You ride across fabulous wine-growing region, across historical place, beautiful vistas, along the water, or to fascinating cultural places. The trips we are going to recommend for you are not more than a day-long ride. There are many stops and you won’t need any luggage with.
You can choose from bodu se můžete vydat na three bike trails at all of three places. The trials have stops at places where you can have beautiful vistas, you can rest, or eat. Getting closer to the finish line of your trip you again reach the point of start. So, let’s delay this adventure not any longer and take a look at what trails you can choose from.
There is one new theme trail in the Vienna Woods – in the region of Thermenregion – which is devoted to culture, spas, and wine. Its proximity to Vienna and great atmosphere is the combination which allows you to enjoy beautiful nature, landmarks as well as rest in spas or wine cellars. However, we should warn you that once you taste wine don’t get on the bike any longer.
Traisental-Radweg trail is just perfect for explorers and adventurers. You can enjoy wine, fun at bathing, or boat cruises. Great enjoyment will experience those who have not yet seen white tigers, cringe for a ride on all-year-open bobsleigh circuit or simply love culture and wine cellars. The best place to start the exploration of Traisental valley is from Wilhelmsburg.
For people who love panoramas and the mountains, we recommend the trail from theBuckelige Welt mountains to Semmering, another place where you can enjoy epic vistas. River valley, mountainous terrain and unforgettable Vienna Alps. These are all going to enchant you. Bikers who love adventure would enjoy the views of monumental summits such as Rax, Schneeberg, and Wechsel. Taking a pool in the largest karst cave in Lower Austria is like icing on a cake after a great trip.
Great things of no less glamour are to be found in Retzer Land, Weinviertel region. They offer you a trail which follows important place in the wine-growing region. Moreover, you can explore the Thayatal park. In total, there is 1600 kilometers of bike trail in this largest wine-growing region in Austria. The trail goes by romantic vineyards and beautiful historical buildings worth of visit v.
Pleasure seekers or active holidaymakers will enjoy themselves in Wachau, Krems, and Melk. The bike trail starts in Bratislava. Apart from yummy apricots, cozy cellars, and legendary castles, it introduces you to the romantic landscape of the Danube bike trail.
To conclude, we take you to marshlands, deep woods, and crimson poppy fields. You start at Gmünd, a small town near the border. In Upper Waldviertel you ride on moderate highlands across wonderful bottomland landscape. There are evergreen forests and you ride also by granite rocks. Waldviertel is interesting and there are many historical places and their thrilling stories. Bikers can therefore enjoy great ride with a surprise at every corner. There is the oldest beer brewery in Austria, Käsemacherwelt cheese factory in Heidenreichstein or UnterWasserReich Schrems water world and other interesting places worth of dismounting your bike.
If you find our tips for trips interesting, then you can overview the trails on respective maps. These are to be found here. Let bike!
Source and photo: Dolní Rakousko
Edited by: editor staff
A week later we are returning to Lower Austria, which offers a number of beautiful cycling trails crossing its picturesque countryside, around monuments or places with great cuisine. Today we will introduce the most popular trails.
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in the outskirts.
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