Ride from Austria through the Alps as far as the Adriatic Sea beaches in Italy. Gradually ascending from Salzburg amongst the Alpin ranges get a transfer to avoid the steepest climbs. Still there remain hills to enjoy and most of all a long descent into Italy. Cycle through cosy medieval towns of Friuli Venezia Giulia region spread at the foot of the Julian Alps visiting Slovenia shortly and finally arrive to the Adriatic seaside. From there you can easily get by train either to Trieste or Venice to top up your Alpe Adria Tour.