This is an exciting motorcycle tour that will take you to the heart of the stunning Austrian Alps.
If you are an independent rider who wants a bit more then just a motorcycle riding trip then this holiday will appeal to you.
The choice of great biking roads and passes is endless. With their countless hairpin bends some of the mountain passes will take you to the dizzying heights close to 3000m. These include the Arlberg and Gerlos Pass (Kriml waterfalls) as well as B99. The Nockalm and Maltatal Strasse, Sölk, Tauern and Turrach Pass as well as the most famous one, the Grossglockner.
This high alpine road with its 36 hairpin bends leads to the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park. It ends up at the Pasterze Glacier. Here you may choose to stop for a well deserved lunch. Judging from the previous experiences the pancakes are always a popular choice.
However, if you are feeling adventurous you can also take a ride to the Julian Alps in Slovenia over the twisty Vrsic mountain pass.
All suggested rides lead directly to the heart of the Austrian Alps. They provide you with wonderful views of snow caped mountain peaks and flowery meadows. Dark green pine forests as well as ice blue mountain lakes.
For the fans of the Sound of Music and Mozart a day trip to Salzburg is a must. Here you can spend time to admire the old town’s baroque architecture. You can visit numerous tourist attractions and also have a lunch in one of many elegant squares.
If you wish to add historic aspect to your holiday take a ride along the scenic alpine roads into Germany. The picturesque town of Berchtesgaden as well as the Eagle’s Nest are both worthwhile a visit.
Somewhere along your way make sure you stop at a local stube. Schnitzel and Apple strudel are always popular choices.