Austria & Germany Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $5,399 - $5,699 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Austria & Germany Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jul-Sep 2025: Jun-Sep

From $5,399 - $5,699 /person

Bavaria & the Tyrolean Alps from Munich to Salzburg

Interested in a recipe for true splendor? Wildflower pastures and crystal-blue lakes. Centuries-old monastic breweries and charming biergartens. Pastel-colored towns with onion steeples. Timeless grandeur of the Bavarian Alps. Combine natural beauty with historical magnificence—then sit back and drink it all in. You've discovered life at its finest.  

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Highlights

  • Discover mountain pastures and quaint villages tucked into landscapes that seem straight from a storybook 
  • Savor extraordinary cuisine and world-famous Bavarian beers at the best restaurants and biergartens 
  • Cycle on quiet roads and bike paths past deep forests, scenic lakes and gentle hills with breathtaking alpine backdrops 
  • Explore sophisticated Munich and fairy-tale Salzburg, magnificent gateway cities in two distinct countries 
Germany to Austria Bike Tour map

Germany & Austria

Start Munich

End Salzburg

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Ride through a picturesque Bavarian landscape past a 13th-century farmstead, fields of wildflowers and sparkling lakes • Live it up at a beautiful biergarten on the grounds of an ancient monastic brewery • Discover delightful Tegernsee, a glacier-carved lake encircled by snowcapped peaks • Bike the foothills of the Alps past forests, wildlife and lovely gingerbread-house villages • Catch stunning views of Walchensee, whose turquoise waters surrounded by looming mountains feel like you're in Canada and the Caribbean all at once.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Hotel Egerner Höefe
Rottach-Egern​
Premiere Hotel

Situated at the foothills of the Alps on the shore of Lake Tegernsee, this cozy Bavarian chalet is surrounded by nature. (pool, spa) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 3

Description

Bike along the beautiful Vallep valley, past slumbering ski resorts and flower-filled pastures on our way to Spitzingsee, another favorite spot • Learn more about Bavarian beer, cuisine and culture • Spin through quaint hamlets with the spectacular Alps as your backdrop • Savor the region's exquisite fare at our hotel's restaurant.

Accommodations

Night 3

Residenz Heinz Winkler
Aschau im Chiemgau
Premiere Hotel

This elegant medieval hotel, centered around its exquisite Venetian restaurant, seamlessly blends luxury and history. (pool, spa) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

In the rugged Wilder Kaiser Mountains, pedal through stunning alpine landscapes • Take in the breathtaking panorama of the valley on your descent into Austria's Tyrol • As the impressive Alps rise up around you, the Tiroler Achen River shimmers below • Rejuvenate in the pools of our spectacular Relais & Châteaux hotel in Kitzbühel • Marvel at the natural beauty of the Kitzbühel area, home to the largest cycling event in the world • Bike through tiny villages, undulating pastures and impressive mountain ranges on some of the same routes raced by the pros • A cable car whisks you up the Kitzbüheler Horn for spectacular 360-degree views of the Austrian Alps and a short hike in the fresh air.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Hotel Tennerhof
Kitzbühel
Premiere Hotel

This family-owned hotel offers a perfect balance of modern luxury and Tyrolean tradition, with sweeping mountain vistas. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Straight Talk

We want to make sure you're on the trip that's right for you. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Air Conditioning
The accommodations on this trip are Premiere Hotels housed in beautiful historic buildings. While they offer outstanding service and amenities, please note that Park-Hotel Egerner Höfe and Hotel Tennerhof are not equipped with air-conditioning. Despite the region's generally temperate climate and cool nights, guestrooms can occasionally become warm during peak temperatures.

From $5,399 - $5,699 /person

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Hotel Egerner Höefe
Rottach-Egern​

Premiere Hotel

Situated at the foothills of the Alps on the shore of Lake Tegernsee, this cozy Bavarian chalet is surrounded by nature. (pool, spa) 

Night 3

Residenz Heinz Winkler
Aschau im Chiemgau

Premiere Hotel

This elegant medieval hotel, centered around its exquisite Venetian restaurant, seamlessly blends luxury and history. (pool, spa) 

Nights 4-5

Hotel Tennerhof
Kitzbühel

Premiere Hotel

This family-owned hotel offers a perfect balance of modern luxury and Tyrolean tradition, with sweeping mountain vistas. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa)

From $5,399 - $5,699 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike
  • $650 rental fee; subject to availability
  • Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS
  • Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package
  • Built for hard-core riders
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike
  • $400 rental fee
  • Hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed Cro-Moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train
  • Custom upgraded wheelset
  • Best for riders with some tandem experience.

From $5,399 - $5,699 /person

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