Austria 2016

Team Photo
The 2016 team logo... highlighting the team from Scotland; Yorkshire; New Zealand and Canada.


The main towns / areas are shown for the tours, not every left and right turn, nor every coffee stop.

Sunday 19th June 2016

Leave Cupar mid morning to head to Edinburgh to meet up with a couple of team members before heading to Cramlington to meet the rest of the team for lunch before boarding the Newcastle Ferry for the overnight crossing to Ijmuiden, Holland.

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164 miles to ferry

                      in the Ferry queue

Monday 20th June

Ferry terminal Ijmuiden, head off through The Netherlands into Germany for overnight stop in Kassel.

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                    image} Ibis Kassel
Ibis Hotel Kassel
3 Heinrich-Hertz Strz
Waldau, Kassel
Germany 34123

271 daily mileage

Note: UK Fuel far cheaper than Dutch prices so fill to the brim in Newcastle and aim for Germany as the next fill.


Tuesday 21st June

Leave Kassel for Raustetten, Germany.

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                  image} Gasthof Penbsion Waldeck
Gasthof Pension Waldeck
86742 Fremdingen
Raustetten 12


240 daily mileage


Wednesday 22nd June

Leave Raustetten, Germany for Landeck in Tyrol in Austria....

Enter Austria from Fussen, then Fern Pass and onto Landeck, our tour base for 7 days.

                  description of image} Enzian Hotel, Landeck
Hotel Enzian
6 Adamhofgasse
Austria 6500


172 daily mileage


Thursday 23rd June

Austria day 2... The tours begin.

The usual starter for ten... the Kaunertaler Glacier and ski area.

 65 daily mileage

Panorama Alps

Friday 24th June

Austria day 3...

Landeck - Nauders - Reschenpass - Spondigna - Merano - Moos - Timmelsjoch - Solden - Oetz - A12 - Landeck


162 daily mileage

Saturday 25th June

Austria day 4....

Landeck - Imst - Nassereith - Telfs - Seefeld - Zirl - Kematen - Sellraintal - Kuthai - Otetz - Imst - Landeck

95 daily mileage

Sunday 26th June

Austria day 5....

Landeck - Martina - Nauders - Reschenpass - Mals - Taufers - Mustair - Ofenpass - Zernez - Scoul - Martina - Landeck


131 daily mileage

Monday 27th June

Austria day 6....

Landeck - Arlbergpass - Flexenpass - Warth - Elmen - Hahntenn-Joch Pass - Imst - Landeck

85 daily mileage

Tuesday 28th June

Austria day 7....

Landeck - Imst - Hahntennjoch - Elmen - Warth - Lech - Flexenpass - Stuben - Bludenz - Silvretta - Landeck

135 daily mileage

Wednesday 29th June

Leave Austria for B&B in Seebach, Germany.

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                  image} Pension Williams
Pension Williams
4 Schutzenhausstrasse
Germany 77889

205 daily mileage

Thursday 30th June

Leave B&B Seebach Germany for Venlo, Netherlands

                  description of image} Campanile Hotel
Campanile Hotel Venlo
5 Noorderpoort
PJ Venlo
Netherlands 5916

272 daily mileage


Friday 1st July

Leave Venlo for Ijmuiden and overnight Ferry....

125 daily mileage


Saturday 2nd July

Leave Newcastle for home...

 164 daily mileage



Toll Costs etc (per motorcycle):-

Austrian Motorway Vignette - 5.10
Timmelsjoch Pass - 14.00
Arlberg tunnel - 9.50
Kauntertaler Ski road - 13.00
Silvretta Pass - 12.00

More Photos

For some more photos, have a look at my FaceBook Album of the trip in 2016... Austria 16 FaceBook Album

Fuel Use 

Decided not no bore folk with the usual breakdown.  Suffice it to say my R1200RT gave an average of 64 mpg over the 2,286 miles it covered on this trip.


I should state,  other as a paying guest, I have no connection with any of the accommodation I used on this trip, however I am happy to reply to any e-mail inquiries one might have about the routes, accommodation, tours etc. Nevertheless it should say something given this is tour/holiday number 5 based around a week at the Enzian Hotel, Landeck.

Klaus and the team at the Enzian, have prepared a Route Book for their guests and this sets out a number of suggested tours all based from Landeck.  I have completed most of them but am more than happy to revisit them... it's a great choice with all the "leg work" done in advance and available in a nice A5 Book.  To inspire you to visit this wonderful area you can view parts of the... Enzian Road Book. (with due acknowledgments to the Enzian team)

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