6 Top Bike Experiences in Austria

Mountain Biking Collection by Ferien in Österreich

After a few days you don’t want to miss it: To get back on the saddle the next day and discover even more of Austria's mountain world. Going to your limits by bike and not stopping before you reach the summit is one thing. Extensive mountain tours without states of exhaustion are the other thing. In both cases - on the road by mountain bike and e-bike - Austria has a lot to offer.

Exciting trails, enjoyable flat tours and new bike parks ensure feelings of happiness and adrenaline. Fantastic views into the beautiful nature or from the mountain inclusive. For those who rely on the additional power of the engine, numerous rental bikes and charging stations are available.

But not only the way is the goal. Charming huts, regional sights and idyllic treasures in nature are usually the highlights of a tour. We present six of them for your next bike tour in Tyrol and Vorarlberg.

Ideas and offers for biking, hiking and pleasure holidays in Austria at: to.austria.info/bikeideen.

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    Bergdoktorhaus in Ellmau/Tirol

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    "Der Bergdoktor", one of the most well-known German-language television series, has its "home" in Ellmau am Wilden Kaiser. Main filming locations are the Bergdoktorpraxis in Ellmau, a lovingly restored farm, which is mentioned around 1694 for the first time in the village history, and the Bergdoktorwohnhaus am Bromberg in Söll.

    The Bergdoktorhaus is just one of the excursion destinations that can be easily explored by e-bike in the world's largest e-bike region "Kitzbüheler Alpen and Kaisergebirge". More than 75 rental or charging stations in 9 tourist regions are available to guests.

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    Bikepark Brandnertal

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Bike fun for young and old, for beginners and professionals promises Vorarlberg's first bike park. Its route network offers more than eight kilometers four freeride and downhill trails. The easy to moderate freerides and northshores guarantee downhill fun on numerous banked turns, jumps, wooden elements, and so on.

    Experienced bikers and professionals will get their money's worth on the heavy downhill track "Tschack Norris". High jumps, challenging root passages, difficult to negotiate terrain and steep slopes characterize this track, where once a year the iXS Downhill Cup is a guest.

    Three-wheeled downhill fun is available for the whole family - mountain karting or monster scooters take you down a three-kilometer, beginner-friendly track.

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    Feilalm beim Achensee/Tirol

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Just below the Feilkopf lies the Feilalm, in one of the Karwendeltäler west of Pertisau. It is certainly one of the most panoramic alpine pastures in the Achensee area. Both the ride up by mountain bike or e-bike as well as the mountain pasture and the summit itself offer a wonderful view of the Achensee and the Karwendel mountains.

    In addition to Karwendel, the Rofan mountain range, on the other side of the lake, offers perfect conditions for pedaling. The variety ranges from comfortable flat tours to challenging trails in the mountains. As an e-bike region, the Achensee has also made a name for itself with 13 rental stations.

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    It is regarded as the steepest mountain bike in Austria and has been part of the queen stage of the Austria Cycling Tour for 17 years. The Kitzbühler Horn can also be beaten by mountain bikers and e-bikers. At the top you can tackle an additional 320 meters to the summit. In any case, fantastic 360-degree views of the surrounding Grasberglandschaft await you at your destination.

    The region is a biking paradise with its gentle mountain landscape and countless forest and alpine trails. And as part of the world's largest e-bike region "Kitzbühel Alps and Kaisergebirge", Kitzbühel also has a high level of expertise in this sport.

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    Every day at 5 pm, the largest free-standing bell in the Alps, the Peace Bell, rings in one of the most beautiful squares in Tyrol. Its height is 2.51 meters, it has a diameter of 2.54 meters and weighs over ten tons. On the outer western hill of Mösern, the Schwalbennest in Tyrol, it offers a magnificent panorama over the Tyrolean Inn Valley.

    Mösern can be reached via several of the 32 mountain bike and e-bike routes in the Olympiaregion Seefeld. In general, the region is known for its e-bike expertise. The extensive route concept offers a variety of routes with different levels of difficulty, numerous rental and charging stations and a special security concept for maximum security.

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    Verwallsee bei St. Anton am Arlberg/Tirol

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    The Verwallsee, which can be explored from St. Anton am Arlberg to Verwalltal on a circular hike or mountain bike, is enchanting and mystical. At the lake, the idyllic Jausenstation Verwall offers small but delicious food for nature lovers.

    As a biker, you will find something for every taste around St. Anton am Arlberg: comfortable paths to drive in amidst lush meadows and shady forests, selections with gentle ascents and athletic demands, but also steep stretches requiring some experience. All routes start at arlberg-well.com and are signposted uniformly.

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