Cycling in Tennengau
The Tennengau in SalzburgerLand is a mecca for every holidaymaker who loves to bike. Regardless of your physical condition or how far you want to pedal in a single day, this region to the south of Salzburg has romantic natural settings, fascinating museums and unique culinary highlights in store for you. The opportunities range from short bike trips with the family to multiday expeditions with friends and physically demanding tours for road cyclists. Furthermore, 720 kilometers of challenging mountain bike trails in Lammertal & Salzachtal promise boundless variety during your biking holiday.
Bike Tours for All
Leisurely family bike rides in Tennengau
For example, how about a relaxing bike ride into the nearby city of Mozart, Salzburg. Nicely surfaced bicycle paths and, for the most part, flat terrain make the Tauern Cycle Path just one of numerous excursion opportunities for families. You will find countless other highly recommended excursion destinations in the Tennengau region. For example, pay a visit with your kids to Cleverix, the Celtic lad, as you continue your adventures through the surrounding countryside. In this case, there is even a small reward for our young explorers. In the summertime, meanwhile, our natural swimming areas promise a refreshing change of pace.
“Sporty enjoyment surrounded by beautiful nature!”
The Cheese Tour
The Cheese Tour leads you on a 30-kilometer bike ride, mainly on cycle paths, through the towns of Kuchl, Golling, Bad Vigaun and Adnet. Along the way, you will gain all kinds of fascinating insights into cheese, how it is made and the various kinds of cheese that are produced in the region.
“Cheesy” highlights during your bike ride
Highlights of the tour include Bio-Hofkäserei Fürstenhof in Kuchl, the Naturthek and Hofkäserei Schmiedbauer in Bad Vigaun, Dorfkäserei Pötzlsberger in Adnet, and a number of our participating GenussWirt eateries.
Salt & Lakes Tour
During the Salt & Lakes Tour, as the name suggests, you will explore the rich history of salt in the region. This clearly signposted, 52 kilometers-long tour leads from Hallein to Golling, taking you past some of the most beautiful places along the Salzach River Valley in Tennengau.
This pleasant route next to the Salzach is perfectly suited for a family excursion. A bike map with detailed descriptions is available from the local and regional tourist offices. A wide selection of bike routes can also be found on our interactive touring map!
Nature and Water Tours
The Nature Tour is 21 kilometers long, leading from Adnet, the “Marble Village” (Dorfkäserei Pötzelsberger and Marble Museum), to Puch and St. Jakob am Thurn, then back to Adnet and Oberalm.
The Water Tour is 41 kilometers long, leading from Golling via Kuchl, Bluntautal, Pass Lueg and Scheffau, then back to Golling. Along the bike route, you will find numerous sightseeing attractions as well as mouthwatering refreshment opportunities as your reward.
The Tauern Cycle Path from Krimml to Passau
The Tauern Cycle Path begins in Golling, taking you from Krimml and across the German border to Passau. This 270 kilometers-long bike path runs along the Salzach River Valley, through the city of Mozart and beyond.
Variety-filled route with numerous sightseeing attractions
During your bike ride, you will encounter popular excursion destinations such as Krimml Waterfalls.
Mountain Biking without Limits
720 kilometers of challenging mountain bike tours in Lammertal & Salzachtal promise constant variety during your biking holiday.
26 mountain bike tours totaling 720 kilometers
26 different mountain bike tours crisscross our beloved holiday region, leading you past friendly “watering holes” and some of the most scenic spots in Tennengau.
Networked with other mountain bike regions
Due to its central location, Tennengau is also connected to a number of other mountain biking areas. Expand the radius of your biking holiday with a side trip to the Salzkammergut, to Berchtesgadener Land in neighboring Bavaria, or other regions of SalzburgerLand. In total, you will have an amazing 160 routes to choose from spanning an incredible 3000 kilometers.
Popular Multiday MTB Tours
The Dachstein Tour
A bicycle tour leading through the Austrian “3 Provinces Region” spanning Upper Austria-Salzburg-Styria. Four variants ranging from 182 to 269 kilometers and 4700 to 7900 vertical meters await you: from the leisurely, blue-rated route around the imposing Dachstein plateau, to a black-rated route that will challenge you both physically and technically. A circumnavigation of the Dachstein massif promises beautiful scenery and bike routes jam-packed with variety.
The Salzburger Almentour
During this 3-day tour, you will cover a grand total of 143 kilometers and 4070 vertical meters. Your reward will be astonishing views of the surrounding mountain world. Friendly huts and refreshing alpine tarns invite you to enjoy a pleasant break along the way. The route also takes you across the Postalm, the biggest area of alpine pastures in all of Austria. This three-day route is ideal for an extended weekend or a short, active holiday in SalzburgerLand. Powered by your own muscles, you will be able to complete this strenuous tour as you take in the beauty of nature. As a special service, your luggage will be transported from one night’s accommodations to the next.
Discover our top excursion destinations
For families, couples, friends and sports lovers, the diverse Tennengau region has many surprises in store. Here you will find our most beautiful excursion destinations to enjoy nature, water, culture and local traditions!
Overview of all communities
In Tennengau, our 14 idyllic communities greet you with folk-costume events and traditional festivals, culinary highlights, countless excursion destinations and a colorful spectrum of sporting and recreational opportunities for the whole family.