Welcome to the 8.Austrian Indian Tour!

The 8.Austrian Indian Tour will be pure riding pleasure! Planned on a star-shapped route for the first time, we will cover 555 miles in 4 days, riding in Austria, Italy and for the most part in Slovenia. With Hotel Castle Lerchenhof we will stay at a jewel of Austrian hospitality in Carinthia.

Exploring the roads around the Triglav National Park, a visit at lake Jezero and the climb up to the Mangart, we will experience the most beautiful routes of the Julian Alps in Slovenia. In Italy we will enjoy the curves of Passo del Pura to Sauris and descend thru the Lumiei canyon.  The biggest chellange of the tour will be Monte Zoncolan, wich we will conquer, this time comming from the West. Wonderfull sideroads and crossings of the passes between Italy and Austria will round up the route. On the first day, we will stay in Austria and use the scenic, but gentle roads of Carinthia to prepare ourselves for the comming days.


Road up to the Mangart

Vrsic Pass

Pass Ploecken

Schedule of the Tour:

Tuesday, June 18th 2019:   individual arriving.
    First overnight at Hotel Castle Lerchenhof,9620 Hermagor.
Wednesday, June 19th 2019: 8.00 a.m. Good Morning! Breakfast, meeting at the parkinglot in front of the
Distance: 115mls   Hotel Schloss Lerchenhof.
  8.30 a.m. Start of the "Austrian Indian Tour 2019".
    Hermagor, Pörtschach, Kreuzen, Weissensee, Döbriach,
    Radenthein, Dreihofen, Innerteuchen, Himmelberg,
    Bodendorf at lake Ossiach, St.Ruprecht near Villach, Bad Bleiberg,
    Overnight at Hotel Castle Lerchenhof.
Thursday, June 20th 2019: 8.30 a.m. Good Morning! Breakfast, leaving the Hotel.
Distance: 146mls   Tröpolach, Nassfeld Straße, Pontebba, Cogliat, Chiaulis, Tolmezzo, Ampezzo,
    Passo del Pura, Sauris, Lumiei canyon, Villa Santina, Ovaro, Monte Zoncolan,
    Timau, Pass Plöcken, Kötschach, Hermagor,
    Overnight at Hotel Castle Lerchenhof.
Friday, June 21st 2019: 8.30 a.m. Good Morning! Breakfast, leaving the Hotel.
Distance: 164mls   Dellach, Tarvisio, lake Predil, Passo Predil, Bovec, Modrej, Koritnica,
    Petrovo Brdo, Nemski Rovt, Jezero See, Zatrnik, Krnica, Radovna,
    Mojstrana, Kranjska Gora, Wurzenpass, Arnoldstein,
    Overnight at Hotel Castle Lerchenhof.
Saturday, June 22nd 2019: 8.30 a.m. Good Morning! Breakfast, leaving the Hotel.
Distance: 130mls   Dellach, Wurzenpass, Kranjska Gora, Vrsic Pass, Bovec,
    Road up to the Mangart, lake Predil, Pass Nevea, Chiusaforte, Pontebba,
    Nassfeld Road, Tröpolach, Hermagor
    Overnight at Hotel Castle Lerchenhof.
Sunday, June 23rd 2019:   Breakfast, heading home

Requirements to man and machine:

The Austrian Indian Tour is obviously planned as a ride. Without any hurry and always with time for fotostops and rests we will be in the saddle most of the time. The route will mostly follow mountainroads.

Important!!!: We will not have time for repairwork on our motorcycles while the tour is on its way. All motorcycles (1953 and older) have to be in perfect technical condition at the beginning of the tour. Each cycle has to be fully light equiped. Please make sure, that you are able to secure your machine with a chain, lock and cover. Oil has to be carried of each rider in suitable amounts.

Wearing timeperiod-correct clothing is mandatory while attending the tour. Try to avoid modern colors and materials. Excluded from this regulation are items important for safety, like raincloth and helmets. Wearing clubpatches is prohibited. Excluded from this regulation, are clubs promoting the vintage Indian motorcycle.


Accomodation and Board:

From Tuesday to Sunday we will stay at Hotel Schloss Lerchenhof.
Roofed parking lots are reserved for us. Please bring lock and chain.
Double Bedrooms, fully equiped.
5 course dinner with choice for the main dish, beverages not incl.
Breakfast buffet

To accomodate all members of our group, some of the rooms will be at a guesthouse right across the street. Rooms will be assigned in order of bookings submitted.


Tour - Servicecar:

For the whole tour there will be a servicecar. Space for 2 motorcycles. We offer to transport small luggage and clean oilcanisters too.

Important: Sidecaroutfits can not be carried easily by the servicecar. In case of a breakdown of the machine, a secure place nearby (gasstation, hotel) to store the motorcycle will be found. The transport of the motorcycle will than be organized in the evening or at the end of the tour. Thats also for motorcycles without sidecar, if the servicecar is fully loaded.


Nassfeld Crossing Passo Pura reaching Sauris Monte Zoncolan, this time from the west


5 Overnights as discribed above,
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
overnight, dinner and breakfast at Hotel Castle Lerchenhof.
excl. beverages
Tour - Servicecar
599,- Euro
per rider
569,- Euro
per guest / sozia


Booking for the Austrian Indian Tour 2019 has to be made throu e-mail or phone. Please transfer the attendancefee to the bankaccount wich will be given to you after contacting me. From all countries within the EU, an european banktransfer is free of charge. Canceling the booking is possible till 6 weeks before the event. Later the attendancefee will not be refunded. If you have any questions feel free to write or call.



Tel.: 0043 - 676 - 613 46 26