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New! Munich to Salzburg Family Bike Tour

Germany's Bavaria to Austria's Tyrolean Alps

  • Experience an unforgettable family cycling adventure through the majestic Alps
  • Explore grand castles and charming storybook villages
  • Rollick with the locals at festive biergartens—fun for all ages!
  • Ride quiet roads and peaceful bike paths through forests, past lakes and over gentle hills
  • Vibrant gateway cities of Munich and Salzburg are sure to captivate your family

Interested in a recipe for true splendor? Wildflower pastures and crystal-blue lakes. Centuries-old monastic breweries and family-friendly biergartens. Fantastic palaces of mad kings. Timeless Bavarian Alps. Combine natural beauty with historical magnificence—then sit back and drink it all in. Your family has discovered life at its finest. 

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Itinerary

Day 1 Ride through a picturesque Bavarian landscape past a 13th-century farmstead, fields of wildflowers and sparkling lakes  Eat, drink and be merry at one of Bavaria's most beautiful biergartens on the grounds of an ancient monastic brewery  Discover one of nature's finest playgrounds at scenic Lake Tegernsee, encircled by snowcapped peaks.

Day 2 Let the foothills of the Alps be your guide as you bike past forests, wildlife and lovely Bavarian villages Explore the town of Neubeuern with its many intricate murals and festive market square  Learn about German culinary traditions from one of the country's most famous chefs in charming Aschau im Chiemgau.

Days 3-4 Pedal around deep blue Chiemsee Lake, often referred to as the Bavarian Sea  Discover peat plots along the trail and hear their fascinating story at a museum en route  Ferry across the lake to historic Herrenchiemsee Castle  Get ready to witness architectural grandeur as you tour the largest palace of King Ludwig II  Kids splash around in the pools and grown-ups rejuvenate at the spa at spectacular Hotel Tennerhof.

Days 5-6 With soaring mountains at your back, reach the German-Austrian border  Take in the breathtaking panorama of the valley below on the descent into Tyrolia  Stand in awe of the natural beauty of the Kitzbühel area, one of Europe's top cycling destinations  Pedal through tiny Tyrolean villages, undulating pastures and impressive mountain ranges  Enjoy a final leisurely morning in the region's picturesque countryside.

A fairy tale come true, this unforgettable family vacation features two of Europe's most captivating cities: lively and historic Munich and beautiful Salzburg, famous for Mozart and culinary delights. Along the way, you and your family will pedal quiet roads and bike paths amid forests, lakes and storybook villages against the scenic backdrop of the Bavarian and Tyrolean Alps. Savor Relais & Châteaux luxury every night!
Mark Selcon- Regional Manager - Berkeley, CA

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception. Read the Straight Talk

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We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

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

Egerner Höfe Hotel

Rottach-Egern (1 night)

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

Residenz Heinz Winkler

Residenz Heinz Winkler

Aschau im Chiemgau (2 nights)

This elegant medieval hotel, complete with a two-Michelin-starred restaurant, seamlessly blends luxury and history. A Relais & Châteaux Member. (pool, spa)

Hotel Tennerhof

Hotel Tennerhof

Kitzbühel (2 nights)

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

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Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do.

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Day EASYGOING ACTIVE AVID
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1 25 1600 36 2500
2 21* 1700 28* 2000 44* 3400
3 19* 600 26* 1700 53 2300
4 18* 1100 33* 2400 38 2600
5 17* 1300 27* 1700 39 2700
 

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  • 10 or more guests: from $4,398 pp dbl occ
  • 8 - 9 guests: from $4,798 pp dbl occ
  • 6 - 7 guests: from $5,498 pp dbl occ
  • 4 - 5 guests: from $5,898 pp dbl occ
  • 2 - 3 guests: from $6,498 pp dbl occ

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