Along the Thayarunde trail: cycling in the Waldviertel past historic natural and cultural beauty

Cycling along former rail routes

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Two nights incl. half-board | Cycling on the Thayarunde Trail | Kollmitz Ruin | Thayatal Vitalbad

This holiday is highly recommended for families with children, pleasure cyclists, and group outings. The short break is also an ideal opportunity for anyone wishing to use or interested in trying out an e-bike!
The idyllic Thayarunde Cycle Trail in the Waldviertel has a total length of approx. 110 km, of which about 50 km is on newly surfaced former railway lines. This means that most of the Thayarunde route is on flat terrain.
The steam engines that were to frequent these routes would have been unable to cope with steep gradients, which meant that railway engineers had to level the terrain. The hills were lowered and the valley floors raised, to achieve a maximum gradient of 3%. The results of the extensive engineering in the Thayatal are still visible today in the typical circular formations, and cyclists who prefer cycling for pleasure are sure to appreciate the wonderfully flat cycle trail.
The circular cross-border cycle trail passes through the landscape between Waidhofen an der Thaya and Slavonice in the Czech Republic as well as between Göpfritz an der Wild and Raabs an der Thaya. The Thayarunde Trail connects with existing top cycle routes and little used secondary roads. 
The Thayarunde route is lined with palaces, monasteries, castles and ruins. Your stay also includes entrance to the ruins at Kollmitz and the Thayatal Vitalbad baths in Raabs. In addition, the Thaya river offers you plenty of opportunities for bathing and picnicking. 

Price includes:

  • Two nights with half-board
  • Use of an e-bike for one day

If booking to stay overnight at the JUFA Guest House Waldviertel, the price also includes:

  • Entry to the ruins at Kollmitz
  • Entry to the Thayatal Vitalbad baths

If booking to stay overnight at the Hotel-Restaurant Liebnitzmühle, the price also includes:

  • A cycle and hiking map in each room
  • Use of the hotel’s own Sirius wellness and energy world, including sauna, steam bath, infrared cabin, indoor swimming pool, outdoor whirlpool, energy pyramid, shower with Lourdes water and Nordenau mine water, energy well and Chakra trail

Price information:

  • JUFA Guest House Waldviertel, Raabs/Thaya
    All-inclusive price per person in double room €134.00
    Surcharge for single room €20.00
  • Hotel-Restaurant Liebnitzmühle****, Liebnitz by Raabs/Thaya
    All-inclusive price per person in double room € 199.00
    Surcharge for single room € 40.00

Organizer: Waldviertel Incoming Fremdenverkehrsförderungs- und Betriebsgesellschaft m.b.H. 
A-3910 Zwettl, Landstraße 16/1/2. Organizer No.: 2014/0053
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  • Bookable from 05/01/2019 to 10/31/2019

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