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Mountain Biking

Start your cycling adventure in the Alps


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Enjoy riding your bike through outstanding landscapes with pure mountain air and a well-marked network of cycle paths. Austria has unrivalled cycling and mountain bike routes, great service—from repairs to cycle sheds and delicious meals. You'll love cycling across alpine landscapes and experiencing the variety and challenges. The best season for biking in Austria is from May to October when the weather conditions are most favourable.

Check out the 1.5 hour bicycle tour around Lake Achensee. The Bike Trail Tirol, with its 32 stages and a 1,000 km path across the astonishing world of the Tyrolean mountains. The Inn cycle path, at 517 km, goes from the Engadine in Switzerland via Tyrol and Upper Austria to Passau in Lower Bavaria across a varied natural landscape. The Via Claudia Augusta is an old Roman Road leading from Donauwörth across the Alps to the Adriatic Sea.

​The variety of biking opportunities in Saalbach Hinterglemm is also fantastic. Around 400 km of mountain bike tracks, single trails, and high-action bike parks guarantees an adrenaline rush. The River Mur Cycling Trail, 365 km long, follows the river from its source in the scenic National Park Hohe Tauern to Bad Radkersburg, Styria's southernmost point. The Kamp-Thaya-March Bicycle Trail leads through Lower Austria’s north-eastern corner following the three river valleys. Tauern Cycle Path is Austria's most scenic bike route. It leads from Krimmler Waterfalls along the rivers Salzach and Saalach to Salzburg, then on to Passau. The Ennstal Bike Path starts at the Limestone Alps and ends in Enns, Austria's oldest city. A pristine world of glittering lakes, majestic mountains and world-famous holiday resorts awaits cyclists along the Salzkammergut Cycle Way. The Mozart Cycle Path, which starts in Salzburg, is 450 kilometers long and features several stations from the life of the genius composer. The Lake Constance Cycle Path is also a very popular cycleway. It traverses the Austrian, German, and Swiss shores of Lake Constance and is lined with numerous attractions.

The E-bike experience is also possible. There are 21 E-Bike Regions in Tirol, including the Karwendel region, the Ötztal Valley, or at Lake Achensee. This guarantees that you will always find a rental place, or easily reach your destination and never run out of power along the way. At many of the most popular destinations, you can simply go and exchange the battery for a fully charged one. Anywhere you go cycling in Austria, you'll get a great reception and unforgettable experiences.

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