Other routes in Austria

Make more from your time in Austria with these great day-trip routes

The divine Nockalmstraße really is a road to write home about

The divine Nockalmstraße really is a road to write home about

56 Hohenwerfen & Postalmstraße

This relaxed ride heads past the imposing Hohenwerfen Castle (there’s time for a short visit) then loops through the Salzkammergut lakes.
Start/finish: Altenmarkt
Distance: 200 miles
Riding time: 5 hours
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57 Wolfsberg

This route twists its way to Deutschlandberg (an impressive castle... have we mentioned that Germany and Austria have castles?) before cutting its way through the Hirshegger Alps.
Start/finish: Wolfsberg
Distance: 215 miles
Riding time: 5.5 hours
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58 Burgenland borders

There are some stunning roads on the border with Hungary – as this flowing day’s ride demonstrates. Hartburg also makes a good base for a day trip to Graz.
Start/finish: Hartburg
Distance: 175 miles
Riding time: 5 hours
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59 Silvretta Strasse

Another one of Austria’s brilliant toll roads, the Silvretta Hochalpenstraße hugs the Swiss border. If you want a bit of lakeside chic, this route can be easily adapted to run from Bregenz.
Start/finish: Argenau
Distance: 175 miles
Riding time: 5.5 hours
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60 Linz links

From the fascinating city of Linz, this route follows the Danube before romping through Germany and the Czech republic in a flurry of fantastic corners. It's a guaranteed great day on two wheels.
Start/finish: Linz
Distance: 185 miles
Riding time: 5.5 hours
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