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Bike Tours around the Wilder Kaiser in Austria – sporty rides through the Alps

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Bike Tours around the Wilder Kaiser in Austria – sporty rides through the Alps

Bike Touring Collection by WILDER KAISER

4

Tours

15:09 h

134 mi

9,575 ft

Summer is approaching fast so it’s time to get your bike out of the garage and give it a service. If you’re looking for inspiration for a perfect cycling summer, take a look at our Collection in the Kaiser Mountains in Austria. In the Wilder Kaiser region, you find wonderful bike Tours that lead through impressive landscapes around the towns of Ellmau, Going am Wilden Kaiser, Sheffau and Söll. Have you ever seen the southern face of the Kaiser Mountains painted red in the morning sun? Have you cycled through the Sölllandl Valley on a hot day, accompanied by the Weißache River? If not, then you have the chance this summer.

The Wilder Kaiser region has enjoyed cult status among winter sports enthusiasts and climbers for a long time. More and more cyclists are beginning to appreciate the region’s diversity too. Whether on a mountain bike Tour, a hike-a-bike adventure or a long road bike ride, there’s a huge offering here. Mostly following paved paths, the four Tours in this Collection take you to the region’s most beautiful landscapes and idyllic places. Whether you prefer exploring on an e-bike, touring bike or MTB is irrelevant – the important thing is that you feel comfortable and enjoy yourself.

The Wilder Kaiser region also has a lot to offer outside of sporting activities. Culinary delights, wellness centres and a wide range of leisure activities complete your perfect holiday. On a rest day, you can tuck into breakfast at a mountain inn and spend your afternoon improving your riding technique with advice from pro bikers, or simply relax at one of the swimming lakes – you decide.

The Kaiserradrunde route is an absolute highlight. Here, you cycle around the entire Kaiser mountain range. If you’re a sporty cyclist, you can complete the loop in one day, but there's no reason why you shouldn't do it in two days. We put together this video to show you the most beautiful places on the Tour:

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    Difficult
    02:05
    18.4 mi
    8.8 mph
    1,700 ft
    1,700 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Once around the Pölven - that's on the program for this tour. With 28 kilometers and 520 vertical meters, this tour can also be done in half a day, even if the vertical meters should not be underestimated. Visually, the Pölven may not quite keep up with its pretty neighbors, but of course that doesn't mean that the group doesn't …

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  • Difficult
    06:03
    52.4 mi
    8.7 mph
    3,200 ft
    3,200 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Kaiserradrunde is all about the entire mountain range. With 84 kilometers and an altitude of 980 meters, this round is a challenge, but with a little preparation it is definitely possible. Of course, you also have the option of doing the round on a pedelec or e-bike. But this circuit is also great to drive on with a mountain …

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  • Difficult
    04:21
    39.1 mi
    9.0 mph
    2,825 ft
    2,825 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On this tour you circle the Hohe Salve and its neighboring mountains. You come through well-known winter sports locations, drive through quiet valleys, along roaring streams and get to know the beautiful Brixental. On this lap, too, you can get back on anywhere along the route.If you start the tour near Scheffau, you follow the cycle path no.14 and …

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  • Difficult
    02:39
    23.8 mi
    9.0 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,850 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This tour takes you 38 kilometers with an altitude of 570 meters through the area between Going, Ellmau, Scheffau and Söll, also known as Söllandl. The route largely follows cycle path no. 14, supplemented with a few loops into the beautiful town centers. Particularly impressive on this tour are the great views of the Kaiser Mountains that accompany you throughout the tour.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    4
  • Distance
    134 mi
  • Duration
    15:09 h
  • Elevation
    9,575 ft

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