Hop on to the saddle on your road bike, mountain bike or E-bike. The range of routes available in the Zell am See–Kaprun region ranges from leisurely to adrenaline-packed. Mountain fans get to scale the mountains - while E-Bikes can head for the many cycle paths, through fantastic forests and along unique high plateaus.
Road riders can push hard on the pedals and cliomb the mountain passes, while pleasure-oriented riders can enjoy a ride around Lake Zell. And those who just cannot get enough can head to the sportly cross-country -race tracks, bike parks, enduro hotspots and single-trails. Whatever type of rider you are you can give everything a go here, or maybe just try something new. Make the most of the opportunity and immerse yourself in the bike realm in and around Kaprun.
Admittedly on a race bike you do not usually get right up to the summit, but you do get to tackle fantastic mountain passes and climbs that always reward – providing breath-taking panoramic views to the impressive summits in the region. Indeed, one of the most popular road bike routes almost takes you to the highest mountain in Austria. Via the Großglockner High Alpine Road you get up to Franz Josefs Höhe, which provides a superb view to the Großglockner. The impressive Hochkönig is then in your line of sight if you take the Dientner circuit – via the Dientner Saddle.
Whether you are riding a city bike, mountain bike or E-bike – there are numerous cycle routes in the valley that take you to wonderful places. For instance, if you ride along the Tauern Cycle Path, riding west to come to the famous Krimml Waterfalls. A unique natural spectacle thay you really ought to experience. Or just cruise around Lake Zell, stop in at a cosy restaurant or café and enjoy the views across the lake, to the boats and the cruising sail boats.
The network of mountain bike tours is wide and varied. The selection available ranges from easy to challenging. Take a look at the mountain bike maps and see all the lovely tours, in all available lengths and altitude differences. Whether it is from Alpine inn to Alpine inn and down again, enjoying the lovely landscapes – in Kaprun and the surrounding region there are hundreds of kilometres of mountain bike routes to enjoy.
What is conquered on skis in the winter, is tackled in the summer on a trail, enduro or freeride bike. The conditions and the terrain in the ski area are just made for the singletrails in the summer. This means that even during the hot season you can be transported to the top in the gondola lift. Helmet on, glasses on, protectors buckled up and rucksack donned. Let’s go. Hop on the bike – nothing now stands in the way of fun. On the Kitzsteinhorn there are three sporty freeride trails to choose from: the Geißstein Trail, the Wüstlau Trail and the Bachler Trail.
And so you definitely have the right equipment, here is a little checklist to help you ride properly: helmet, gloves, arm and knee protectors, rucksack, First Aid kit, spare inner tube, repair kit, tyre levers, a warm change of clothing. You can also get the right advice in the bike and sports shops right here.
Mountain biking in Kaprun is one of the highlights of your summer holiday in the Hotel Barbarahof. Mountain bike tours let you explore the region, while being out in te hfresh air and increasing your fitness. Our Junior Manager Dominik is hapy to provide some fantastic tour tips.
We look forward to welcoming you to the hotel soom, where you can enjoy being indulged in our top-notch restaurant after a long day of mountain biking in Zell am See – Kaprun. In between, you might even like to fit in a day of wellness to recharge your batteries. Ask about a no-obligation offer today.