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Romans bike path

Cycling in the Roman age!

Passau-Innviertel-Attersee-Wels-Enns-Danube - 242 km

There are many ways to approach the Romans. One of the most beautiful leads over the Römerradweg from Passau to Enns.

For almost half a century, the Romans settled in the provinces of Noricum and Raetia, which also included parts of Upper Austria and Bavaria. Despite the end of the reign of 500 AD, they left a lasting legacy to the region: culture and way of life had become deeply embedded in everyday life and people's consciousness.

Here and there these traces can still be seen today. It is especially nice to follow them on the Römerradweg, which leads from Passau across the Innviertel and the Salzkammergut into the foothills of the Alps. The goal is Enns, the former Legionsortort Lauriacum, where in 2018 a national exhibition dedicated to the subject.

And now: what are you waiting for? Saddle up your bike, get on the bus and go searching for clues! Feel culture and nature. Discover something new, exciting and surprising. The Romans are still there, just waiting to be discovered by you.

More information: Römerradweg Homepage

Flyer for download: Römerradweg Flyer

Start: Passau or any other city on the cycle path
Destination: Enns or any other city on the cycle path
Length: 242 km
Height difference: 440 m

Numerous connections: the Danube, the Inn, the Tauern and the Salzkammergut cycle path, the regional cycle paths, the circular course over Donauradweg.

Route: asphalted and well secured on cycle paths, secondary roads and freight routes, hardly any slopes, suitable for all bikes.

Signposts: green and white signs with a Roman helmet (in both directions in Austria R6);
From Wels follow the R4 to Traun and then the R14 to Enns or the signs "On the trail of the Romans" between Traun and Enns.

Tips: Suitable for families. Plenty of rest stops and hardly any slopes. Return to Passau by bike over the Donauradweg or by train and / or boat. More information can be found here:


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