Explore the history of the Iron Curtain

Iron Curtain Trail

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7-day cycling tour on the Iron Curtain Trail | Iron Curtain exhibition at Weitra Castle | luggage transport

This 6,800 km trail extends from the Barents Sea on the Norwegian-Russian border to the Black Sea and takes historically interested cyclists along the former Iron Curtain, today a symbol of a shared experience in a reunited Europe. The section of the Iron Curtain Trail in Lower Austria is about 200 km long and goes back and forth across the Czech-Austrian border several times. The trail enters the Waldviertel near Hirschenwies and then proceeds via Weitra to Gmünd. From there it continues via Drosendorf to Retz. You make a short layover in Weitra, where you visit the interesting exhibition on the Iron Curtain.

The cycling tour:
Day 1: Arrival in Hirschenwies
Day 2: Cycling route from Hirschenwies to Weitra to Gmünd (about 50 km), visit to exhibition on Iron Curtain at Weitra Castle
Day 3: Cycling route from Gmünd to Litschau (about 40 km)
Day 4: Cycling route from Litschau to Dobersberg (about 50 km)
Day 5: Cycling route from Dobersberg to Drosendorf (about 60 km)
Day 6: Cycling route from Drosendorf to Hardegg (about 45 km)
Day 7: Cycling route from Hardegg to Retz (about 40 km)

Items included in the package:

  • 6 overnight stays, including breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transfer
  • Cycling map for Iron Curtain Trail
  • Admission to Schloss Weitra – „Iron Curtain Theatre” exhibition
  • All hotels have space to stow bicycles
  • Use of hotel facilities

Price information:

  • 3-star and 4-star inns and hotels
    All-inclusive price per person in double room € 552
    Single room surcharge € 216

Organizer: Waldviertel Incoming Fremdenverkehrsförderungs- und Betriebsgesellschaft m.b.H.
Landstraße 16/1/2, A-3910 Zwettl, Austria. Organizer No.: 2014/0053
The general terms and conditions of business of Waldviertel Incoming apply. You will find them (in German) at www.waldviertel.at/reise-und-stornobedingungen.

Prices are without taxation. Read more: www.niederoesterreich.at/taxen

Offer availability

  • Bookable from 04/01/2019 to 10/31/2019

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