Cellar lane bicycle tour

Bicycle tour from Retz, Hauptplatz

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50,83 km length

Tour dates
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Route: 50,83 km
  • Ascent: 414 egm
  • Descent: 403 egm
  • Duration: 3:30 h
  • Lowest point: 199 m
  • Highest point:321 m
Features
  • Round tour
  • Nice views
  • With refreshment stops
  • Cultural/historical value

Details for: Cellar lane bicycle tour

Description

Cellar lanes are the defining feature of the Weinviertel region. Once used for producing and storing wine, they are now a cultural highlight that provide a living reminder of the region’s winegrowing traditions. So it is hardly surprising that there is a bicycle tour dedicated to them: the Weinviertler Kellergassen Radtour.

Starting point of the tour

Retz, Hauptplatz

Destination point of the tour

Retz, Hauptplatz

Route description Cellar lane bicycle tour

Starting in the wine town of Retz, the circular route takes in around 50km of the picturesque surrounding area and the Pulkautal valley. The first port of call after Retz is Pillersdorf, by which point it has certainly become clear why the tour is called the Weinviertel Cellar Lane Tour! Around 40 press houses make up Pillersdorf’s two-lane Öhlbergkellergasse. The cycle tour continues to Zellerndorf via Schrattenthal and Dietmannsdorf, where the next cellar lane highlight awaits – the Maulavern Kellergasse will whisk you away into a world of press houses, time-honoured winegrowing tradition and the essence of life in the Weinviertel. Almost 90 cellars line this approximately 150-year-old cellar lane. Next, it is time to head for the Pulkautal valley: passing Pernersdorf you will next cycle on to Haugsdorf. The cellar lane in Haugsdorf is set in a particularly attractive spot, and definitely worth a quick stop. Back in the saddle, it is time to head for Retzbach. The Kultplatz beim Heiligen Stein site at Mitterretzbach offers fantastic views before you make your way back to Retz.

Directions

Mit dem Auto ist die Weinstadt Retz sehr leicht zu erreichen. Es kreuzen sich hier die Bundesstraßen B30 aus Gerad bzw. aus Hollabrunn kommend und B35 aus Tschechien bzw. aus Pulkau kommend.

Parking

Direkt am Hauptplatz herrscht Kurzparkzone. Es empfiehlt sich also außerhalb zu parken oder am nah gelegenen Bahnof.

Von Wien über Hollabrunn kommend verkehren Züge in regelmäßigen Intervallen.
Auch wenn Sie aus Znaim anreisen möchten, steht Ihnen eine Bahnverbindung zur Verfügung.

Author's tip

Die Route ist geeignet für:

  • Trekkingräder
  • Mountainbikes