Explore the striking countryside of the Tyrolean Alps by bike with Drau Cycle Route. Visitors can cross from Italy to Austria on this international cycling path. The paved 44 km (27 mi) trail passes villages, meadows, and mountains. Because San Candido is 500 m (1,640 ft) higher than the endpoint in Austria, even novices can complete the ride in two to three hours. Admire the Austrian town of Lienz's traditional Tyrolean architecture, then make the return trip by bike or catch a bike-friendly train back to San Candido. To visit Drau Cycle Route on your holiday in Province of South Tyrol, and find out what else Province of South Tyrol has to offer, use our Province of South Tyrol day trip app .
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Sono quasi 43 km da San Candido a Lienz, godibilissimi e per nulla faticosi. Noi abbiamo trovato anche ottime condizioni climatiche. Si attraversano paesaggi suggestivi e soste per rifocillarsi o dive... more »It is almost 43 km from San Candido to Lienz, very enjoyable and not at all tiring. We also found excellent weather conditions. You traverse picturesque landscapes and stops to refuel or have some very interesting fun, including the delicious stop at the famous Loacker. It is also feasible for unsportsmen, for teenagers and younger children. It's worth it.
Abbiamo affittato la bicicletta a San Candido e siamo arrivati a Lienz che si trova in Austria. Bellissima e molto curata la pista ciclabile. Sono circa 43 km ma è consigliata per tutti in quanto quas... more »We rented the bike in San Candido and arrived in Lienz which is located in Austria. The bike path is beautiful and very well cared for. It is about 43 km but it is recommended for everyone as almost all flat. We left the bike in Austria and returned by train
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