Mountain biking in Salzburg
Biking holidays in Kaprun
There are about 40 moderate and 10 difficult mountain biking tours, which start around Kaprun, the lake Zeller and the surrounding villages. You´ll see: Mountain biking in the Alps is not exclusively reserved to experts. If you are searching however for the ultimate challenge, then you will find it in the county of Salzburg: For example on the championship track of the year 2002 or on the Großglockner High Alpine Road. The most exciting aspect about mountain biking in the holiday region Zell am See-Kaprun is that the fascinating landscape and highlights worth seeing are all-inclusive: In this way a spectacular route leading on the hilly trails of the Hohe Tauern will turn into an unforgettable sightseeing tour with a view on Austria´s highest mountains. Guided mountain biking tours are offered by the guides of our partner Bike-in! Together with these biking experts you can improve your skills or discover the best trails during a half-day tour. Just ask for this offer at our reception!
Mountain biking tours in the Alps:
- In the footsteps of the champions (moderate): the trail is 8,2 kilometres long and was place of the 2002 Bike World Championship. Those who want to imitate them – but without any competition pressure – can cycle from the Kapruner Baumbar to the peak of the Lechberg, overcoming a difference in altitude of 295 meters.
- Kesselfall (moderate): Starting at the municipal centre of Kaprun you pass by the Hauptschule (school building) and continue into the valley till reaching the restaurant Gasthof Mühle. Take the Nikolaus-Gassner-Straße and then continue on the Kesselfallstraße, at the villa Burg turn right, take the Klammweg and continue uphill. Cross the bridge Belinskybrücke and pass by the lake Klammsee and the restaurant Gasthaus Künstleralm till reaching the hotel Kesselfall. Difference in altitude: 289 metres.
- Maiskogel (difficult): The tour with 11 kilometres starts directly in the village of Kaprun and lead you through the village to the snack bar (Jausenstation) Unteraigen. There you turn right in direction of the snack bar Stangerbauer and the Maiskogelweg and cycle uphill till the hut Willis Maiskogelhütte and then continuing right till the restaurant Gasthaus Glocknerblick. Difference in altitude: 920 metres.