Cycling Holidays in the Chiemgau - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    235-250 km / 146-155 mi
  • Distance per day:
    20-50 km / 12-31
  • Altitude profile:
    slightly hilly
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle path, only occasionally on roads.
Eating and drinking
Whether simple or sophisticated: Austrian cuisine is diverse and imaginative. As there is a great selection of restaurants everywhere on this journey, we do not offer half-board. A typical dinner costs between 15-25 € per person, but there are also cheaper or more exclusive restaurants available.

Cycling Holidays in the Chiemgau

Round trip from Salzburg, 8 days / 7 nights from 749 €

The Tour

Cycling Holidays in the Chiemgau - Salzburg

This cycling holiday in the Chiemgau region begins and ends in the Mozart city of Salzburg and allows you to experience the Upper Bavarian Alpine foothills on your bike. You’ll spend a whole day at the famous Lake Chiemsee before cycling into the Alpine region of Berchtesgadener Land. Enjoy Bavarian cuisine and the Bavarian way of life. For this tour you should have a basic level of fitness.

Cycling Holidays in the Chiemgau - Königssee

Day 1 Arrival in Salzburg
You will be charmed by this magnificent festival city and former residence of the prince-bishopric.

Day 2 Salzburg - Waginger See, approx. 45 km / 28 mi
You’ll cycle along the river Salzach to Oberndorf, where the Silent Night Chapel commemorates the composers of the famous Christmas carol. The Waginger See is the warmest lake in Upper Bavaria.

Day 3 Waginger See - Chiemsee, 20-35 km / 12-22 mi
Traunstein, known for salt-production, is picturesquely located in front of the Chiemgau Alps. Lake Chiemsee is a popular tourist destination and offers lots of recreational activities.

Day 4 Round trip Chiemsee, 50 km / 31 mi + boat trip
You’ll spend the entire day at the "Bavarian Sea". You can also hop on a ship to the Herreninsel Island, which is home to King Ludwig II's Herrenchiemsee Palace.

Day 5 Chiemsee - Inzell, 35-45 km / 22-28 mi
One of the largest mammoth skeletons was found in Siegsdorf and can be viewed here. Inzell is a former mining town, but is known as a health resort today.

Day 6 Innzell - Berchtesgaden, approx. 45 km / 28 mi
The "Zwing" gorge provides a path to the salt town of Bad Reichenhall, which was completely destroyed by a fire in 1834. The southernmost point of your bike tour is Berchtesgaden, overlooked by the Watzmann massif.

Day 7 Berchtesgaden - Salzburg, 30 km / 19 mi
Time to head to the legendary Lake Königssee, which is nestled like a fjord between the Watzmann and Hagengebirge mountains. Then you’ll cycle back to Salzburg along easy paths.

Day 8 Departure or extension
Your tour ends after breakfast. But why not extend your cycling holidays in the Chiemgau?

Cycling Holidays in the Chiemgau - Bad Reichenhall
Cycling Holidays in the Chiemgau - Chiemsee
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Included in "Cycling Holidays Chiemgau":

  • 7 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel,
    no maximum number of items,
    maximum weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • restaurantguide
  • entrance to Hellbrunn Palace
  • boat trip Prien-Stock excl. bike
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • GPS tracks
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • visitor taxes payable on site
  • optional rental bike


Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 24 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.
  • If you choose to wear a helmet, we recommend using your own due to the variety of head sizes and shapes and for hygienic reasons.

Travel time 2024:

  • Arrivals daily from 01.05. to 05.10.
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour


All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  •  749 saver price
  •  979 € basic price
    01.05.-16.05. + 16.09.-29.09.
  • 1049 € seasonal price
  • 270 € single room surcharge
  •   95 € rental bike
  • 225 € e-Bike
  • 100 € additional night Salzburg, double room, B&B
  • 160 € additional night Salzburg, single room, B&B
  • 125 € additional night Salzburg, double room, B&B, 10.07.-31.08.
  • 205 € additional night Salzburg, single room, B&B, 10.07.-31.08.

The booking process

The Tour


Arrival "Cycling Holidays Chiemgau":

  • Parking in Salzburg:
    Public, paid car parks

  • Arrival by train:
    Train station Salzburg, approx. 0,5-3 km / 0,3-1,9 mi to the hotels

  • Arrival at Munich airport:
    By train, journey takes approx. 2, 15 hours, 1-2 x changes. Regular price approx. 30 €

  • Pre-booked rental bikes are ready for you at the hotel.

Perfectly looked after:

  • During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents

The Tour
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