AustriaAustria really looks like those beautiful post cards, with high snow-capped summits, crystal-clear lakes, dark forests, vast green plains, rolling hills, fortresses from the Middle Ages and fairytale castles. The Alps occupy two-thirds of the territory in this mountainous country, making it a particularly prized destination in winter. In summer, nature-lovers like to explore the cold lakes, go mountain biking, hike around Lake Constanceor tour the superb WachauValley.Towns such as Graz, Salzburgand Innsbruckhave baroque city centres that combine a rich artistic heritage with a well-preserved lifestyle in which coffee and pastries still play a very important role.
Day 1 Arrive Vienna. Day 2 Welcome briefing at hotel. Ride along the Danube River valley to the town of Bad Beutschu Altenburg (60km). Day 3 Ride via Slovakia`s capital Bratislava, to Mosonmagyarovar in Hungary (50km). Day 4 Cycle from Modonmagyarovar through farmling pastures and small farming villages to the city of Gyor (50km). Day 5 Cycle to the town of Tata on Lake Tatal (60km).
Day 1 Arrival at Vienna and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Vienna. Day 2 Vienna Imperial tour with coffee brake Walk in and around the Hofburg, the Habsburg winter palace, a vast agglomeration from six centuries of building activity. See the incomparable collection of precious regalia and objects d’art in the Treasury, and the church of St Augustine. For more than