The south side of the Alps - from the Dolomites into the expanse of Pannonia
From the world-famous Drei Zinnen at Toblach, you cycle along the Drau to the sunny town of Lienz, from the river jewel Obere Drau to the cultural town of Spittal. You continue from vibrant Villach to the landscape garden of Rosental and from the gunsmith town Ferlach to the dreamy Jauntal. From the border towns Lavamünd and Dravograd to the university town Maribor.
Here the expanse of Pannonia begins and you finally reach Varaždin. The power of the river connects. The Drau cycle path leads through natural areas of international significance and guarantees optimal mobility, situated by the southern railway line. It connects warm alpine swimming lakes with craggy mountain formations, vibrant towns with dreamy villages, variety with beauty and quality. The Drau cycle path was the first e-bike cycle path in Europe to be certified with 5 stars*****.
Young, carefree and free. The Drau cycle path leads you to a southern leisureliness and zest for life, treats you to boundless cultural riches and down-to-earth cuisine in the three-border region of Austria-Italy-Slovenia. So many tranquil spots by the water invite you to take a break - by the Drau and its side streams, by gushing waterfalls, green shimmering cut-off meanders, mighty reservoir lakes and glittering swimming lakes.