Road bikers are spoilt for choice in the diverse landscape in the western part of Lower Austria: numerous appealing road bike tours wind their way through the foothills of the Alps and both ambitious cyclists and beginners can look forward to a variety of route profiles and wonderful views.
In the Ybbstal Alps, road bikers can discover the most beautiful road bike tours in Lower Austria from spring through to autumn. The region is diverse and has the right challenge for every fitness level - from slightly hilly routes along the Ybbs to get you started to more challenging inclines, such as the one up to the Hochkar, and long tours into the Mariazell region. Pure road biking pleasure on roads with little traffic and wonderful views.
Road bike highlights of the region
- Hochkar (a cumulative elevation of gain of 1,000 metres in one go)
- Lake Lunz (refreshes tired cyclists‘ legs)
- Panoramic high trail and Sonntagberg Basilika (culture meets magnificent views)
- Town of Waidhofen (historical old town & cosy cafes)
In the Ybbstal Alps road bike region, you’ll cycle through the diverse landscape in the western part of Lower Austria. A “Roadbike Holidays” hotel is the ideal base for exploring the holiday region by road bike. The hosts will give you tour tips or take you on a guided road bike tour. Services such as a workshop corner, monitored bike room or bike information corner complete the offering.
Your road bike tours in the Ybbstal Alps road bike region will take you on short inclines and challenging ascents. The route network covers a distance of 1,000 kilometres and offers both pleasure tours and challenging mountain routes. It is divided into easy, medium and hard difficulty levels so you can simply choose your individual touring experience in breathtaking landscapes.