Austria is known as country of mountains and lakes and offers an unbelievable wide range of landscapes despite its size. The road bike tours in the individual regions are just as diverse as the landscape. The tours lead across a well-developed road network in all directions and guarantee plenty of variety when you are out and about by road bike.
Austria’s biggest state impresses with its incredibly diverse scenery. With its combination of hilly landscapes, river valleys, steppes and moors, you can enjoy pure road biking happiness. Here are a few highlights:
- The Saurüssel tour
- Katzentürl tour
- Tour to the 1,000-year-old linden tree
The scenery in the land of a thousand hills in the Vienna Alps is beautiful. The region is also referred to as the “Bucklige Welt” (hilly world) and offers a constant up and down between small villages and fruit orchards. Behind every hilltop you’ll discover something new!
- The Hollenthon loop
- Bucklige Welt tour
- Hochwolkersdorf tour
Discover road bike tours ranging from slightly hilly routes along the Ybbs to challenging ascents up the Hochkar. Whatever you decide, you’re guaranteed to enjoy pure road biking pleasure on roads with little traffic.
- Mitterberg – Hochkogel tour
- Ybbstal Cycle Trail
- Losenstein tour
In the sunny south of Austria, you’ll discover a particularly long road biking season and a hint of Mediterranean flair. Perfect for road biking tours in the mountains followed by a refreshing dip in one of the many swimming lakes. Here are the highlights:
- 3-countries tour
- The Nockalm route
- 5-lakes round trip
Lake Faak near Villach impresses with a varied holiday programme: mountains, lakes and mild temperatures. Its proximity to the border also offers the possibility to discover three different countries on one tour.
- The lakes marathon
- Lake Ossiach via Müllnern and Treffen
- Lake tour starting at Lake Faak
You can have it all here: challenging ascents, spectacular panoramas and unrivalled natural surroundings. Not to mention leisurely tours on the well-developed and well-signposted network of routes. The highlights:
- The classic: the Glockner Road
- The Postalm tour
- Trip to the Gasteinertal valley
The Pinzgau region impresses with its quiet side roads and well-developed cycle trails. If you enjoy taking a pleasure bike ride along asphalted roads and admiring the surrounding landscape, you’ll constantly find something new to discover here!
- The Dienten tour
- Gasteinertal tour
- The Tauern Cycle Trail
The SalzburgerLand – Salzkammergut road bike region is a combination of six different regions. You can explore the variety of towns and lakes in this region on one single tour and enjoy the combination of glistening lakes and impressive mountains.
- Postalm round tour via Hallein
- The Gaisberg tour
- Close-knit network of routes
Styria has the perfect mix of grassy green meadows, gentle hills and – if desired – challenging ascents. There’s no time for boredom in Styria – here are a few highlights from this beautiful state:
- Gamlitz Schwanberg tour
- Karnerberg Loop
- the Wine Roads Trophy
Travel with momentum through Styria. Explore the endless roads in one of Austria’s most beautiful regions. Discover local delicacies, delicious wines, warm hospitality and breathtaking views along the way.
- The wine roads tour
- Lots of gravel bike routes
- The Gamlitz Ragnitz tour
Tyrol has everything a biker’s heart could desire: lots of high mountains, winding pass roads and quaint villages. That’s why it’s also a popular training location for lots of professional teams. Discover Austria’s third biggest state. Here are a few highlights:
- The Ofen Pass tour
- The Flüela Pass
- The large Germany tour
You can travel from the symbol of Innsbruck – the Golden Roof in the heart of the city - to the wild glacier landscape in just 45 minutes. Innsbruck’s location couldn’t be better for indulging in your passion for the outdoors!
- The Kühtai tour
- The Wipptal classic tour
- Stams Abbey
Mit über 180 km Radstrecken ist der Kaiserwinkl ein Eldorado für alle Rennradfans! Ob Extrembiker, Genussfahrer oder sportlich ambitionierter Radler – das vielseitige Angebot lässt keine Wünsche offen. Genuss und die Beschaulichkeit bei gemütlichen Radtouren im flacheren Gelände!
The fortress town of Kufstein is located on the Bavarian-Austrian border. You can enjoy a comprehensive range of tours in the immediate surroundings. You’ll find everything here – from hilly alpine foothills to steep mountain passages. Pure diversity!
- The Kufstein cycle marathon
- Kufstein and Reintal lakes tour
- The Achen Lake tour
Nauders on the Reschen Pass is a municipality with 1,500 residents and one of THE hotspots for road bikers in the regions. Embedded between the Finstermünz Pass in the north and the Reschen Pass in the south, there are more than 20 passes within a 100-kilometre radius!
- The three-country giro tour
- The Samnau tour
- 2,200 of road bike kilometres with a cumulative elevation gain of more than 80,000 metres
With its craggy mountains and rustic chalets, this high valley offers lots of photo spots for your photo album – and of course lots of spots for you and your road bike to explore. The range of tours is really worth experiencing – as is the hospitality!
- For border crossers: the long Germany tour
- Tour to Neuschwanstein Castle
- The Nesselwang tour
Vorarlberg is located between Lake Constance and Arlberg and offers both flat routes around the lakes and routes to the summits and high mountain passes. This state impresses all round despite its relatively small size. Here are the highlights:
- Lake Constance
- The tour around Vorarlberg
- The large Vorderwald tour
The Bregenz Forest may not immediately spring to the mind of every road biker when they think about a road biking holiday. But this wonderfully small area is on the rise and is becoming increasingly popular – come and see for yourself!
- The Bregenz Forest discovery tour
- 3 passes tour (Hochtannberg Pass, Flexen Pass, Faschinajoch)
- The challenging Hinterwald tour
In the west of the country are high alpine regions with many three thousand metres high mountains which gradually turn into hills, forest landscapes and lake districts. Almost Mediterranean conditions dominate the south, while the east is characterised by a flat steppe landscape.