Our Carpathian Way – Our Purpose

Ensuring the future of our amazing planet through “Our Carpathian Way”. Inspired by our passion for cycling, nature and preserving our beautiful world, – we created the first and longest tourist biking trail in Europe through the beautiful Carpathian mountain range.  This wonderful experience drives our belief that the future of our beautiful planet depends […]

How we explored the Cycling Route

Initially, we explored the existing road and trail network through the Carpathians, aligning maps and GPX tracks etc. Then I/we set out on our journey from Vienna to the Carpathians, starting in the town of Hainburg near the Austro-Slovak border, to identify the proper sub-routes and eventually connect them into one single continuous route. These […]

Week 4: Romania – Steep uphills and speedy downhill rides

Day 23: A wild ride through the woods to Poiana Sarata This is definitely one of our most exhausting stages: a wild ride on gravel tracks and rugged logging roads. Andy, our Colorado cowboy from the U.S. Adventure Cycling Association, and Alfred, a down-to-earth guy from Bodensee, are searching for bear tracks. And they really […]

Week 3: Ukraine/Romania – Endless wilderness and lots of monestaries

Day 16: To Romania and its monasteries, part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage! After a one-week tour through the Ukraine, we are heading towards Siret in Romania. Today’s challenge is a bike ride of 95 kilometers on gravel roads, with the Romanian Carpathians lying ahead of us beyond the border. Small wooden cottages with front […]

Week 1: Slovakia – Old castles and romantic forests

Our Great Carpathian Cycle Tour: From Vienna’s Reichsbrücke (Donauinsel) down to the Iron Gate – cycling Europe’s longest mountain and trekking bike trail over a length of 2,300 km. 14 July 2019, 10 a.m. We are setting out on our cycle tour through the Carpathians, determined to cover a breath-taking distance of 2,300 km. Our […]