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Active Vacations in Austria

Austria is a diverse country with a rich history and a passion for the outdoors. Its cities are glorious, baroque and intricate, filled with music and life. This contrasts beautifully with the Alpine beauty of the Tyrol. There are few countries more spectacular than Austria.

Discovering the best of Austria is easy and definitely best done on foot or from the saddle of your bike. Europe's most popular cycling route, the Danube Cycle Path meanders along the banks of this great river, allowing you to visit Vienna, Austria's crowning glory. If hiking is more your speed, you can explore the high alps on our E5 Alpine Crossing trip, or take it easier and walk around the deep-blue lakes of Salzburg, framed by impossibly beautiful mountains.

Austria is a paradise for walkers and cyclists and our range of walking and cycling tours in Austria will help you discover the best of Austria.

Walking and Cycling Tours in Austria

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Walking in Austria

Walking in Austria is mainly about accessing one of the most spectacular parts of the Alps. Snow-capped, jagged peaks surround you as you walk on incredibly well-marked paths, choosing to make it a tough trip or an easier hike. Take on the dramatic Kitzbühel Alpine Trail (KAT Trail) with stunning views, quality spa hotels and baroque towns. Or, take on the E5 Alpine Crossing, a long-distance trail with epic views and rewards to match.
Walking in Austria

Cycling in Austria

Austria plays host to two of the most popular cycling routes in Europe, The Danube Cycle Path and Lake Constance Cycle Path. Austria is a perfect place to cycle, no matter your fitness level. You can take to the mainly flat routes and ramp up the daily miles, or take a Bike & Boat trip to make the cycling that little bit easier. Idyllic scenery, great food and wonderful, historic towns and cities in Austria make it the perfect place for a cycling holiday.
Cycling in Austria

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  • Why choose Macs Adventure to book your walking or cycling holiday in Austria
    Why choose Macs Adventure to book your walking or cycling holiday in Austria

    Macs Adventure has been running self guided walking and cycling holidays in Austria since 2008.  Our extensive research in partnership with our German sister company, lead us to seek out more and more areas where we could help people to discover Austria on foot. 

    From humble beginnings, we now send over 300 walkers and cyclists to Austria every year, each walking the route that excites them the most. We provide the freedom to choose your route, itinerary and travel companions and discover Austria at your own pace. 

    We know how daunting it can be, setting off on an adventure of this scale and we quickly realised how important it was to have amazing partners on the ground in Austria to deal with any issues that you might come across.  We are proud to say that we work incredibly closely with all our accommodation suppliers and luggage transfer teams and should you have the slightest issue, they will fall over themselves to help you out. 

    We offer a flexible, tailor-made hiking and cycling experiences that gets you in comfortable, friendly overnight accommodation in local B&Bs and guesthouses. We carry your bags to lighten your load so you can concentrate on simply putting one foot in front of the other and enjoying the unique culture, food and scenery of Austria. No hostels, no leaky tents, no heavy bags on your back just a straightforward active holiday that you can book with confidence that we have it all covered for you. 

    We want to showcase our expertise, by giving you all the resources you will ever need.  In the planning stage, we have free guides and a host of staff with their own Austrian experiences, waiting to answer your questions. On the route, we use high-quality digital mapping as well as the best maps and guidebooks to make sure you find your way.  

    We love the alpine scenery of walking in Austria and cycling along the Danube and our main aim is to make sure that you do too.  

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