On hot days, escaping into the mountains can be a real blessing. Bright sunshine, wonderful weather conditions and pleasant temperatures – that’s how easy it is to cheat the summer. Passionate mountain bikers appreciate the vast Gastein Valley for its diversity at lofty heights. We recommend the following 3 mountain bike tours in Gastein to real two-wheelers.
With the mountain bike to the Biberalm
This tour begins at Bad Hofgastein train station and tackles 1,015 meters in altitude. With a constant gradient, it first goes in the direction of Breitenberg to the Brandebengut. Take a little break and enjoy the view of the place. The Hubertus Chapel is also not far. The route continues to the Biberalm with the Schmaranzhütte at 1,768 m as the destination of the tour.
Distance: 8.45 km
Driving time: approx. 3.5 h
Tour to the Rastötzenalm
Would you like to tackle the Rastötzenalm by mountain bike? Start in the center of Bad Hofgastein on this almost 1,000 meters altitude route with a constant gradient. The first resting place is the Annenkapelle at 1,075 m, shortly afterwards a short detour to the Planitzengut is recommended. After another 700 meters, you will find three alpine huts with a hearty snack.
Distance: 6.37 km
Driving time: approx. 2.5 h
From Dorfgastein to the Fulseck
One of the most beautiful mountain bike tours in the Gastein Valley leads through the alpine heart of Dorfgastein. You tackle the Fulseck by mountain bike. You start at the lift parking lot and make your way over the Alpengasthof Haserbauer and the Gruberwaldweg to the middle station. From here the Kristallweg in the direction of Scharte becomes steeper and steeper until you reach the summit after 1,109 m.
Distance: 8.82 km
Driving time: approx. 4 h
These mountain bike tours in Gastein for real bike experts will certainly sweeten your stay at the Landhotel Steindlwirt. In addition, many other routes and routes await you in the vicinity – your hosts will be happy to delight you with personal recommendations. Do you actually already have yours non-binding vacation offer requested?
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