This Lake Achensee Self Guided Motorcycle Tour allows you to venture into the heart of the Tyrolean Alps offering spectacular views, top quality hotels, outstanding cuisine, welcoming hospitality and of course great motorcycling roads. Definitely worth booking this trip!
The area surrounding Lake Achensee is inspiring region to visit and certainly ride your motorcycle. Motorcyclists over the years have marvelled the Tyrolean mountain roads and passes that snake through picture-book villages, medieval towns, flower filled meadows, dark green pine forests and high pastures.
After two overnight stopovers you arrive to your destination via the scenic Arlberg Pass, first of many Alpine roads included into this tour.
Here you’ll base your selves for next three nights in a comfortable four star hotel with great leisure and relaxation facilities, safe parking and it’s own fantastic restaurant.
The hotel is situated in the glorious lake side Alpine town on the shores of Lake Achensee providing you with convenient staring point to explore this truly magnificent region.
From here the ride out options are endless and include the Gerlos Alpine road which is panoramic mountain pass that offers rewarding ride and enchanting views over the surrounding Salzach and Zill valleys.
Another mountain pass that is included in your riding itinerary is Thurn pass which is high mountain road that connects the famous ski resorts of Kitzbühel and Mittersill.
One of the day riding excursions will take you from the shores of Lake Achensee along some of most fantastic valley roads into Germany and Bavarian Alps. The ride continues by following white water river passing the crystal clear lake of Sylvensteinsee towards Innsbruck and back to Austria.
But before you return to your hotel you can stop for well deserved lunch at one of many traditional chalet style restaurants by the lake. If you like goulash soup, dumplings, schnitzel, apple strudel, pancakes or any other Alpine delicacy these are the places to eat.
Another day trip can include a visit to the world famous Swarovski Crystal factory renowned for it’s fine cut decorative glass and glass jewellery.
If your preference is to park your bike and be tourists for a day or two you may opt to visit former Winter Olympic city of Innsbruck. Here you can walk along narrow cobbled streets lined with the attractive facades of numerous baroque buildings. Some of the more famous ones are the Helblinghaus – a Gothic style medieval corner house, Stadtturm – the 14th century city tower and of course the famous city’s symbol – Goldenes Dachl or the Golden Roof.
You can round your tour of historic sites by visiting the medieval hill-top town of Hall im Tyrol. With its many narrow alleys full of picturesque sites, it’s traditional facades and unique atmosphere will remind you of the ancient times.
After a day of riding swiping mountain roads enjoying panoramic 360-degree views over stunning mountains and lakes you return to your comfortable hotel and indulge your self in a superb gourmet evening meal. It does not get better then this.