There’s something magical about riding your bike with the Dachstein and Tauern mountains as your backdrop. Flachau, a village in the heart of the Salzburg Mountains in Austria, offers more than 310 miles (500 km) of well signposted cycling routes through this remarkable landscape. You can explore wide valleys, lush alpine meadows, forested mountain ridges, rocky peaks, and the Enns River which rises in the valley.
Our motto is "Flachau - Best for Bikers". As a passionate mountain biker, you will feel right at home in the Salzburger Land. In the region, friendly accommodation with bike-savvy hosts which is well-equipped for bikers ensures you have a comfortable stay. Additionally, at our bike centre, you can hire a bike or have your own bike serviced. We can also give you information about any of the 45 routes in the region. If you would like, you can book a guided tour here, or go it alone with the help of our maps.
If you are an ambitious touring cyclist, the Stoneman Taurista, the ultimate mountain bike adventure, is for you. Over three stages, this route takes you up an enormous 14,760 feet (4,500 m) of altitude difference. You ride along idyllic alpine valleys, past shimmering mountain lakes, and panoramic peaks with a spectacular 360° view of the alpine landscape.
In this Collection, we’ve put together six panoramic Tours for you to explore the region from your saddle. The routes vary in difficulty from leisurely beginner rides to Zauchensee Lake to the 5,249-feet (1,600-m) climb up to the Frauenalb. None of the routes are overly technical so you can ride them on your hardtail bike. Don’t forget to pack enough water, basic bike tools and a few snacks, and you’re ready to go.
This route takes you through the beautiful Marbach valley. This exit is ideal for beginners who want to experience the full Alpine panorama on easy-to-drive paths with a moderate incline. On the way back, a refreshing dip in the Winkler bathing lake awaits you.From Flachau you first drive on the Ennstal cycle path towards Flachauwinkl. You pass the Winkler bathing lake and can choose a place for later. Then you turn right into Marbachtal.
Short, crisp, promising: The Sattelbauerrunde is a compact exit with great views of the Dachstein massif and the fabulous mountain inns of winter builders and saddle builders. The tour does not require any single trails and is therefore suitable for all fit bikers.From Flachau you can take the Enns cycle path towards Reitdorf, where you take the Feuersangberg junction. …
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This tour seems almost easy at first - but appearances are deceptive. A total of 1,120 vertical meters have to be mastered on this tour. But it is technically quite relaxed and you can fully engage in the beautiful mountain landscape.After the first five kilometers on the Enns cycle path, there are 900 vertical meters up to the Frauenalmsattel, …
This tour is for pleasure cyclists who want to climb a few meters and have wide views of the Flachau Valley. The majority of the tour runs on paved roads and paths, but the 320 vertical meters come in an increase - so your condition is required here.You start in Flachau and follow the signposted bike path along the …
This moderately difficult tour, which leads from Flachau via Altenmarkt to Zauchensee with pleasantly steady climbs, offers wonderful views.The tour begins with the Enns cycle path to Altenmarkt. At the intersection in the center of Altenmarkt (in front of the church), turn right and follow the road for about 3 kilometers towards Zauchensee. After the campsite just before the Hochbifangbahn valley station, turn right over the bridge and immediately left onto the gravel path.
For this demanding mountain bike day tour you should bring a certain level of fitness. You will be rewarded for the efforts on this circuit with breathtaking views of the Salzburg mountains. Technically, the tour is not particularly difficult since you are mainly on gravel and asphalt roads.From Flachau the route leads along the Enns cycle path to Reitdorf, …
Mountain Biking Collection by European Divide Trail
Mountain Biking Collection by Martin Donat