Cycling and Mountain Biking in Salzburg
Biking holidays in SalzburgerLand
Tennengau in SalzburgerLand is a mecca for each and every biking vacationer. This region to the south of Salzburg has ideal tours in store for you no matter what your stamina or what you are in the mood for on any given day. So: Hop onto your bike and pedal away into a world of total enjoyment! Discover romantic natural scenery, fascinating museums and unique dining opportunities just beyond the gates of Salzburg City. Whether a short bike ride with your family or a multi-day tour with friends, cyclists in Tennengau are in for a true treat. Road bikers, too, discover their own piece of heaven on countless marked tours leading the length and breadth of SalzburgerLand.
RELAXING BIKE RIDES IN TENNENGAU WITH THE ENTIRE FAMILY
For example, how about cycling to the nearby "City of Mozart", Salzburg? Nicely surfaced bike paths and mainly flat terrain make the Tauern Bike Path an ideal route for families enjoying a biking vacation. We also highly recommend the 28 top excursion destinations in the Tennengau Region. Once there, Cleverix, the Celtic lad, will lead the kids on an adventure-filled journey through the region. And as a special reward, our young explorers might well unearth a small treasure they can keep. And in summer, our natural swimming areas promise a refreshing change of pace.
EXPLORE OUR REGION BY ROAD BIKE
Tennengau is also an ideal starting point for road-bike tours. Due to its central location between Salzburg City and the Tennengebirge mountains, there is practically no limit to the cycling adventures you can enjoy.
Whether you are a road-biking professional or a rookie, in the Tennengau Region you are guaranteed to find your favorite route. Cruising along a flat valley road, or climbing steadily. The tour at the foot of the Tennengebirge is especially popular with road bikers, about 100 kilometers in length and spanning some 1,000 vertical meters.
CYCLING- & MOUNTAIN BIKING HOLIDAYS IN TENNENGAU
- family-friendly bike tours to popular excursion destinations
- leisurely rides leading to many of Tennengau's most popular eateries
- 720 kilometers of challenging mountain-bike tours in Lammertal & Salzachtal
- variety-packed road-biking routes: the tour at the base of the Tennengebirge is especially popular
- Salzburg's "Tauern Bike Path" passes through many areas of the Tennengau, also leading directly to Salzburg City of Mozart.
- E-bike rental stations offer high-quality E-bikes plus additional equipment.
- service professionals help with all your cycling and rental needs
CHALLENGING MOUNTAIN BIKE TOURS
720 kilometers of physically challenging mountain bike tours in Lammertal & Salzachtal promise boundless variety during your biking holidays. In total, 22 different mountain bike tours crisscross the Tennengau Region. Along the tours, you will encounter countless refreshment opportunities as well as some of the most scenic lookout points in Tennengau.
And that's not all! Thanks to our central location, Tennengau is also networked with even more mountain biking areas. So, why not extend your radius with a side trip to the Salzkammergut, to Berchtesgadener Land in neighboring Bavaria, or to other regions of SalzburgerLand. Giving you the chance to explore 160 different routes and an incredible 3,000 kilometers of trails.
Even before you arrive for your biking vacation, learn all about the MTB opportunities awaiting you in Tennengau - with the help of our interactive touring map.
POPULAR MTB TOURS IN TENNENGAU: AN OVERVIEW
Dachstein Tour: A bike tour taking you to the "3 Provinces Region" of Upper Austria-Salzburg-Styria. Awaiting you are four variants ranging from 182 to 269 kilometers in distance, with vertical gains between 4700 and 7900 meters: from leisurely blue-rated routes flanking the imposing Dachstein plateau, to black-rated trails that will push your stamina and technique to the max. A circumnavigation of the Dachstein Massif will treat you to glorious scenery and constant surprises around every corner. Ideal, in other words, for a short-but-active getaway in SalzburgerLand!
Watzmann–Hochkönig Tour: We suggest taking a week's time for this special tour through Salzburg's mountain world. Head out on the southern loop and ride for two days through beautiful Tennengau. You can set out from any location you prefer along the marked route. Luggage transportation is also available, making the tour even more pleasant. Within just seven days, you will cover 277 kilometers and 7,775 vertical meters.
Salzburg AlmenTour: During this 3-day tour you will conquer 147 kilometers and 4,170 vertical meters by bicycle. The reward for all your efforts can be found along the way. Overwhelming views of the surrounding mountain world, friendly huts and refreshing alpine tarns, inviting you to enjoy a well-earned rest stop. The 3-day route is ideal for a long weekend or an active getaway in SalzburgerLand. Take on this challenging tour powered by your own muscles, and at the same time enjoy the astonishing beauty of nature. And as a special service, your luggage will be transported to your next night's lodgings.
E-BikING IN SalzburgerLand
With the help of an E-bicycle, you will be able to explore Tennengau in total comfort - E-biking is becoming increasingly popular in SalzburgerLand. Assisted by a silent electric motor, you will be able to pedal from one destination to the next, and without putting out any harmful emissions. And along the way? Simply enjoy the magical countryside that passes you by.
That quiet electric back-up assists your pedaling up to a speed of 25 kilometers per hour. The batteries, depending on the terrain, will run for 40 to 60 kilometers before they need to be recharged. Aside from the E-bike rental locations themselves, you will find recharging points for your bike at the Tennengauhaus in Hallein as well as at the salt mine on the Dürrnberg.
Without any major physical discomfort, you will now be able to reach some of the higher mountain huts, the most beautiful scenic overlooks and many other Tennengau attractions. Also particularly popular: routes that combine biking with attractive culinary & cultural highlights along the way.
ENJOYABLE & INTRIGUING BIKE TOURS IN THE Tennengau REGION
Whether during your holidays, as part of your daily routine or at the weekend, a bike tour is always fun and bound to work up an appetite. Many of our tours in the region give you an opportunity to discover our multiple-award-winning Tennengau AlmKäse cheeses, though many more highlights await you as well.
The Cheese.Enjoyment Tour takes you on a 21.5 kilometer journey from Kuchl via Golling to Bad Vigaun and return. Highlights of the tour include Bio-Hofkäserei Fürstenhof and a number of quality-certified inns & restaurants.
The Natur.Adventure Tour is 21 kilometers in length and leads you from the "Marble Village" of Adnet (home to the Pötzelsberger Village Cheese Dairy as well as a marble museum) to Puch and St. Jakob am Thurn, then returns you to Adnet and Oberalm.
As the name implies, the Salt & Lake Tour will take you on the trail of salt, a 45.5 km journey from Hallein to Golling, with numerous magical sights along the way. The marked tour leads you along the banks of the Salzach to the most beautiful locations in Tennengau's Salzach Valley. This leisurely route is very well suited for family outings . A biking & hiking map with detailed route descriptions is available through the local tourist offices as well as from Tennengau Regional Tourism Office. You will also find cycling routes filled with variety in our interactive touring map!
The Tauern Bike Path actually crosses a number of borders as it leads you from Krimml to Passau in Germany. The section of the tour in Tennengau begins in Golling. 270 kilometers in total length, the bike path takes you along the Salzach River Valley to the City of Mozart and beyond.
The so-called Water.Adventure Tour is 35 kilometers long and leads from Golling via Kuchl, Bluntautal, Pass Lueg, Scheffau and back to Golling. Along this route, you will be treated to numerous sightseeing attractions and refreshment locations with an array of mouthwatering specialties.
Your SalzburgerLand hosts look forward to welcoming you to the Tennengau Region in the very near future. And you might also find the perfect offer for your biking holidays in our biking packages.