Salzburg by bike
Cycling in the most cycling-friendly city in Austria
One of the first things that visitors to Salzburg notice is the city's exceptionally lively culture of cycling. If you would like to explore the city quickly, flexibly, at low cost and in an environmentally friendly way then the bicycle is your ideal means of transport. And it isn't only the locals who are avid cyclists, as the bicycle is also very popular with tourists. Whether you're an adult or travelling as a family with your children, cycling is always great fun.
Salzburg has a superb infrastructure for cyclists: the city has been designated as the most cycling-friendly city in Austria several times. Since so much of the city is flat, with cycle paths which are superbly well maintained, cycling is an attractive option for everyone.
You can leave your car parked throughout your stay in Salzburg: The Eco-Suite Hotel is situated adjacent to a cycle path. You haven't got a bike with you? No problem: You can hire bikes and E-bikes by the hour or the day at our hotel:
- € 8.- / 4 hours
- € 12.- / 12 hours
- € 44.- / week
- € 20 / 12 hours
The advantages of the cycling city of Salzburg
- Over 170 kilometres of attractive cycle paths with 900 signposts
- 23 cycling routes across the city
- 5,500 secure parking lots
- Free self-service stations with tools, assembly stands, oil and compressed air – the Kolpinghaus also has a service station
- 83 one-way streets are open to cycle along in the opposite direction
- Designated cycle lanes and paths are available on numerous routes
- Underpasses with bridges and on thoroughfares
Useful sources of help for cyclists
The website www.radinfo.at provides plenty of useful information, such as a map of the cycle paths, cycle routes in the city of Salzburg, service & information as well as special offers relating to the topic of cycling. It is possible to work out the right route with your smartphone: the "Radlkarte Salzburg" for the city of Salzburg offers a wide range of useful functions such as navigation, the accurate and straightforward selection of destinations and starting locations, the determination of recommended routes and information on altitudes.
The journey by bike from the Eco-Suite Hotel Salzburg to the city centre via the Salzach cycle path takes just 10 minutes. Also to be savoured: cycling along the historic Hellbrunner Allee which is closed to all vehicle traffic, and visiting Hellbrunn Palace with its famous fountains, the park, and the zoo.
Salzburg's local and surrounding environment is also excellent for exploring by bike, such as the Tauernradweg, the Mozart-Radweg and Salzkammergut-Radweg cycle paths.
An eco-friendly place to stay in Salzburg: the Eco-Suite Hotel in northern Salzburg is the first choice for the modern city traveller, business traveller or trade fair visitor. You can reserve your room via the non-binding enquiry or simply book it now.