From Vienna to the Dolomites
Chapter 1 describes the tour from Vienna, along the valley of the Enns, to the Lake of Hallstadt, folowing a day with rain at St. Veit/Pongau. Continuing via Bad Gastein and the tunnel to Mallnitz along the Möll valley, crossing the Iselspass to Lienz. Throug the Defereggen Valley over the Staller Sattel to South Tyrol. At Sexten the Dolomites are reached.
Chapter 2 starts with a rest day at Sexten and a combined cycle/hiking tour. The continuation leads across the Kreuzbergsattel to Padole and Auronzo, Lake of Misurina and Cortina, then climbing the Pass Giau. Next is the Fedaia Pass with the magnificent gorge of Sottoguda. At Vigo the Dolomites are left behind and via Bozen up to the Mendelpass. This section is finished with an accommodation at a senior's home at Male.
The last section leads up the Tonalepass to Sondrio and warmer regions. Along the Lake of Como, the lake of Lugano to the Lago Maggiore. At last the Simplon Pass is crossed and then by train through a tunnel to Kandersteg. Down to the Lake of Thun and Brienz, the last pass is the Bruening Pass, and the tour ends at the Vierwaldstätter See and Luzern.