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The journey is the reward.
This is especially true for a leisure cycling holiday when regional and culinary highlights can be explored at your own pace and close to the action. Every time you push the pedal, everyday life moves a little further away and activity turns into relaxation.
Velontour knows the best destinations for cycling tours in Austria, Germany, Italy and Switzerland. We provide bicycle enthusiasts with comprehensive information on exciting cycle tracks, high-quality accommodation and quality-tested tour operators. This is the first platform where everything revolves around the topic of leisure cycling holidays and regional cuisine.
Shift down or up a few gears on holiday – it’s up to you. In any case, the momentum comes from Velontour and ensures that the many impressions created while riding your bike turn into lasting memories.
Enjoy your next leisure cycling holiday!
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MTS Austria, the specialist for cycle tourism at home and abroad, is not only the founder and manager of the internationally successful service-providing groups “Mountain Bike Holidays” (since 1997) and “Roadbike Holidays” (since 2008), but also the inventor and implementer of BikeWorld Leogang. Whether developing bookable packages, quality controls or the development and implementation of new bike destinations, the company is also the place to go for advice on all aspects of cycle tourism in its various forms. Currently, 180 hotels and 56 tourist regions in seven countries are supported by around 30 employees of MTS.
The full-service agency offers the complete portfolio of advertising.
Idea; conception, strategic consulting, marketing consulting, graphic design, photography, web design and programming, video production, public relations, printing and mailing workshop for mailouts. For this, the agency utilises its 60 employees as well as partners in the areas of web, PR and film. This group calls itself GAS specialists and perfectly complements the high-quality full service. G.A.S. has been in charge of the “Hotels vom Feinsten” marketing cooperation for eight years. With around 1,000 renowned customers from the construction, food, fashion, sports goods and tourism sectors (Liebherr, Porsche, Audi, Bayerwald, Amer Sports, Schladming Dachstein, Grimming Therme, Hotel Höflehner, My Arbor, Tratterhof, etc), the agency has – over the past 14 years – acquired all the prerequisites to implement marketing for the special requirements of its customers.
in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Italy
Velontour combines activity with pleasure, bringing you close to landscapes and their nature. A multifaceted cycling holiday is on the agenda.
Creative dishes were created during the Mostviertel field experiments: feta cheese in ash with chive pesto, char served on a blood sausage and einkorn wheat risotto, and Traisen valley asparagus on nettles served with an Ötscher soil espuma.
Mostviertel field experiments
AustriaLower Austria, Mostviertel
The region’s biggest and sweetest treat is the Wiesener “strawberry”. The wonderful scent of the sun-ripened fruits and the sparkling Rosalia Frizzante rosé make your mouth water. If it were not a strawberry, you would have to address it like royalty.
Culture meets culinary delights
AustriaBurgenland, Central Burgenland – Rosalia
Brda has many culinary highlights to offer, including the local Rebula wine.
Regional cuisine in Brda
SloveniaSlovenian Alps, Goriška Brda
The cheese dairy offers visitors the opportunity to look over the shoulders of the cheesemakers as they produce 25 different types of cheese. The different products can be sampled in the adjacent bistro.
Alpine dairy Three Peaks – cheese factory
, Niederdorf – 3 Zinnen Dolomites
The Schilcherland Styria is a Garden of Eden and hub of culinary powerhouses that can be experienced up close on the 40 km long Schilcher Wine Route.
AustriaStyria, Schilcherland in Styria
Yellow, red, blue, dotted, small, large, round and oblong, waxy and floury anyway – potato varieties are like stars in the sky. For Hans Moser and Andrea, this is always an incentive to cultivate unusual “newcomers” in addition to popular standard varieties here in Salzburg’s Lungau region every year.
, Salzburger Lungau Katschberg
Since 1912 and now in its fourth generation, the Bergila family has been pursuing its passion for supporting health and well-being through high-quality organic products.
Bergila – pine oil distillery
ItalySouth Tyrol, Bruneck
4-toque chef Richard Rauch has developed excellent alpine dishes for the Schladming-Dachstein region. Creative delicacies are conjured up together with the local innkeepers.
Alpine cuisine by Richard Rauch
The Uhudler is a typical wine speciality from the Südburgenland. It is made from unprocessed grape varieties such as Ripatella, Delaware, Concordia and Elvira, which have been grown here for over 100 years.
Speciality Uhudler wine
AustriaBurgenland, Southern Burgenland
Wonderfully fresh, seasonal products can be found at the “HereinSpaziert” delicatessen shop in Steinfeld. So connoisseurs can look forward to finding some regional delicacies to treat their tastebuds.
Delicatessen shop in Steinfeld
AustriaCarinthia, Upper Tauern–Carinthia National Park
Regional delicacies and specialities can be found along the discovery tour and on the numerous pleasure tours in the freely accessible self-service machines.
Regional delicacies at all times of day and night
This Bavarian specialty made of choux pastry is a classic! Super delicious and huge are these cream puffs in the mountain inn Almhütte with its own confectionery – rightly also called Windbeutelalm.
In my bag I have a surprise for leisure cyclists – a regional snack and a good Styrian wine. I won’t say when and where I show up with my picnic hamper.
BIKE-butler Seppi Gombocz
, Bad Radkersburg
Specialities from Grey cattle, ham from the water buffalo or bacon and spreads from the Mangalica pig as well as fresh bread from the local baker.
Culinary delights at Lake Neusiedl
, Lake NeusiedlBurgenland
Chef Stefan Csar serves extraordinary regional 3-Toque cuisine on international level. The icing on the cake of every visit to the Ratschen restaurant are the unconventional Wachter Wiesler wines.
, Southern Burgenland
The Gewürztraminer effectively has taken root all over the world and is an undisputed icon here in Tramin, the place that gave the wine its name. And that’s exactly how it’s handled, this golden white wine that is believed to be so many things.
ItalySouth Tyrol, Tramin – Lake Kaltern
The mild, sun-spoilt Mittelburgenland – also referred to as “Blaufränkisch country“ – is the perfect place to cultivate this “lively” wine.
Powerful wines from the sunshine county
AustriaBurgenland, Central Burgenland – Rosalia
For Silvia Schneider, enjoying a Danube trout on an idyllic terrace with views of the Danube is a true moment of pleasure.
Where clear spring water flows down from the wooded banks of the Danube, those trout are raised, which are tasty and prepared with much love and can be enjoyed wonderfully on a terrace with a view of the Danube.
Every year at the end of September you can sample, buy and enjoy the best products and discover the taste of the region at the traditional Schmatz in Tatz gourmet market. Sampling the best wines, chatting with friends and experiencing living traditions – all under the motto “Slow down and relax”.
Schmatz in Tatz – regional gourmet market
, Southern Burgenland
When preparing his dishes, Toque-chef Michael Lohr places particular emphasis on regionality and seasonal products.
Knappenwirt – modern cuisine meets Styrian home cooking
The names such as “LoRe-Habidere”, “LoRe BlueGin”, “STERN Tschin” and “Mühlviertel Highland Whisky” say it all! Aromatic spirits that encapture the special sense of the Mühlviertel region.
Pure pleasure with an extra shot
AustriaUpper Austria, Mühlviertel Highlands
The Finkennest café is much more than just a normal café.
The Hofcafé Finkennest
Come and visit one of the oldest and most traditional vineyards in Austria! The Freigut Thallern – in the heart of the sun-spoilt reed landscape south of Vienna.
AustriaLower Austria, The Vienna Woods
The Aussee char is particularly tasty. A Styrian speciality with a fine, delicate note. The typical light-pink meat of this fish is simply delicious! The wonderful view is a dream! And how about accompanying it with a glass of white wine?
The Aussee char
Cider was often considered to be a rustic drink for farmers. With a lot of dedication, our farmers have made the fruity thirst quencher socially acceptable. As a rediscovered cult(ural) drink, the purely natural product is also a delicacy for connoisseurs and has already become an established part of high-end gastronomy in many places.
The Vitalwelt and pear-apple cider
AustriaUpper Austria, Vitalwelt Bad Schallerbach
Exclusively using natural hops, the specially developed method of open fermentation and the particularly long fermentation time according to the Slow Brewing philosophy make Trumer Pils a top representative of its genre.
Trumer Private Brewery
, Salzburger Seenland
Our bike hotels are the ideal starting point to discover the diverse regions around in a sporty way, culturally, scenically and culinary. From pleasant inns to 4-star hotels that provide all the amenities a cyclist's heart desires: in our ideally located, bike-friendly accommodations, everything is tailored to the needs of cycling holidays aligned. Exercise, relaxation and enjoyment combine here to create a very special holiday experience.