Carefree biking holidays in Paznaun – great trails in the Austrian Alps
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In Paznaun, a valley in Tyrol in Austria, magnificent mountain scenery and endless trails await. Under the motto “100% carefree”, the region is inviting you to spend an unforgettable biking holiday in the mountains during these challenging times. Paznaun has endless biking possibilities and awesome trails that make for a great adventure.
With 468 miles (754 km) of trails to choose from, the area belongs to one of the top biking spots in the Alps. You can explore the Silvretta Bike Arena as well as mountain resorts of Ischgl, Galtür, and Kappl. There are 28 routes and seven trails geared towards enduro bikers and e-mountain bikers. The cable cars in Ischgl also run during the summer so you can head up by bike and ride down. If you stay overnight in the region, then you can ride the lifts with your bike free-of-charge with the all-inclusive Silvretta Card. One thing is sure – Paznaun’s network of trails offers something for every mountain biker.
In this Collection, we introduce you to 14 of the region’s routes and trails. You can really let rip on the Paznaun Challenge or take it easy on the Culinary Way of St. James. For foodies, there are five routes which take you to some special culinary highlights where you can try regional specialities. We’ve also included a few insider tips for you too. With these Tours you can enjoy your time in the Alps, 100% carefree.
In the front Paznaun valley lies the cozy community of Kappl, which is nestled between alpine pastures, the Alps and the mighty mountains of the Verwall and Samnaun groups and is a nice starting point for this tour. With the help of the slide gondola, you check out the trails northeast of Ischgl today and we can already promise you one thing: 100 percent mountain bike fun awaits you here!
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In the summer of 2018, another highlight will be in the Paznaun region: the newly-built Flimjoch Trail will start at the Flimjochbahn mountain station at its full height of 2,757 meters, ending at the Restaurant Idalp at 2,320 meters. In between lies 2.5 kilometers and around 440 meters of the finest flow trail fun. The trail is the latest addition to the 1,000-kilometer-long MTB route network around Ischgl.
The Heidelberger Hütte is the ultimate biker destination in Ischgl: Hundreds of transalp bikers cycle up here every day in summer from Ischgl to then reach the Engadine via the Fimber Pass. If you want to work out, you take the steep asphalt ramp along the Fimbabach, otherwise the cable car to the middle station. From here the driveway becomes much flatter, before that it is grueling steep.