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Bike trails in Zell am See – Kaprun


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Top bike trails in Zell am See

Cycling between glacier, mountain & lake
The Zell am See-Kaprun region makes all cyclists’ hearts beat faster. From Krimml to Unken there are numerous bike trails in all difficulties that can be started from Zell am See. In the valleys you can cycle around the most beautiful bathing lakes of Pinzgau. Those who prefer the alpine feeling will head towards the numerous mountains. An overview of all the bike tours can be found here.

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MITTERBERG

Cycling in Zell am See

A beautiful and perfect beginner’s bike trail for the start of your holiday – from Zell am See to the Mitterberg. First you cycle along Lake Zell on a specially created cycle path to Thumersbach. The route is asphalted up to the Mitterberg Gasthof and is pleasant to cycle. After a good 10 kilometres and 450 metres of altitude gain, you have earned your Kaiserschmarrn at the Gasthof Mitterberg – a top panorama with an incredible view all the way to the Kitzsteinhorn is on top of it.

The link to the tour is HERE.

Facts
Duration: 1 – 1.5 hours
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 10km | 460hm
Start: Zell am See

TAUERNRADWEG

Krimml Waterfalls

With the new guest card, the Pinzgauer Lokalbahn can be used free of charge. The starting point of the bike tour is Zell am See station or Fürth station coming from Kaprun. Then take the train to Krimml. From the Krimml Waterfalls you start in the direction of Mittersill through the Salzachtal back to Zell am See. Along the way there are numerous places to stop for refreshments, many bathing lakes and plenty to discover. You can also do the route the other way round. The link to the route is here.

Facts
Duration: 3 hours
Difficulty: medium
Route: 60km
Start: Zell am See / Krimml

SONNBERG / JAGAALM

bike trails in Zell am See - Sonnberg

Above the rooftops of Zell am See to the Jaga Alm and back via the Sonnberg. There are several variants for this bike trail in Zell am See. The suggested, probably more demanding route, guarantees by far the most beautiful view. Have fun on your bike! The link to the route can be found here.

Facts
Duration: 3.5 – 4 hours
Difficulty: advanced
Distance: 8,4km | 470hm
Start: Zell am See

Kaprun – Stangerbauer

cycling in Kaprun

From Kaprun via the Schaufelberg to the Stangerbauer or the Glocknerblick. The Stangerbauer offers the first opportunity to stop for refreshments. If you are not out of breath after almost 350 metres in altitude, you should definitely continue to the Glocknerblick. It’ll take an extra hour to reach the Glocknerblick. The link to the bike route can be found here

Facts
Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours
Difficulty: medium
Distance: 4,2km | 350hm
Start: Kaprun

HUNDSTEIN

bike trails in Zell am See - Hundstein

The longest and probably also most demanding mountain bike trail in Zell am See. With a total of 40 kilometres (there & back) and 1340 metres of altitude difference, the tour starts in Zell am See and goes first to Thumersbach. The route goes nicely uphill on asphalt until just below the Enzianhütte. Shortly before the hut, the MTB route to Hundstein begins. If you want to recharge your batteries before the strenuous and long ascent, a stop at the rustic hut is a good idea. Once you reach the summit, the Statzerhaus awaits you with a catered hut and a fantastic view.

You can find the tour dates HERE

Facts
Duration: 3.5 – 4.5 hours
Difficulty: difficult
Distance: 20km | 1340hm
Start: Zell am See

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