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Mountainbiken in Kaprun

Vacation with mountain bike
in Austria

The mountain calls: Active holiday by bike

As soon as your skiing equipment goes into hibernation, it’s time to start this season’s bike adventures! The perfect time for a MTB holiday surrounded by impressive mountain peaks and blooming Alpine pastures! What are you waiting for? Pack your bike clothes, fill up your drinking bottle, put on your helmet – and off you go! Let certified bike guides show you the best tours of the Alps or explore the region on your own.

Top mountain bike hotels in and around the Salzburger Land region

The AlpenParks Hotels & Residences in and around the Salzburger Land region offer all kinds of amenities for mountain bikers. All resorts are located in top regions like Zell am See-Kaprun, Saalbach, Bad Hofgastein, Hochkönig Region, Seefeld in Tyrol or Matrei in East Tyrol. For instance, how about a guided bike tour or e-bike test ride? After all, making your way up the mountain doesn’t get any more comfortable! 

Four holiday regions for all types of cyclists

No matter if you’re a professional rider, leisure cyclist or family with kids – the Salzburger Land region offers bike trails for all tastes and difficulty levels. With so many tours to choose from, it’s easy to find your favourite trail across stones, roots and streams. Don’t hesitate to ask the AlpenParks team for the best tips and recommendations!

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The Hochkönig mountain range offers a wide range of mountain bike tours. Most of the tours require a considerable amount of stamina, but there are also plenty of tours for leisure cyclists.

The top picks of the 23 tours:

  • Hochkönig panoramic tour (142 kilometres – hard)
  • E-bike tour Natrun (11.6 kilometres – intermediate)
  • from Maria Alm to Zell am See (11.5 kilometres – easy)

Three AlpenParks Hotels & Residences are located in the Hochkönig vacation region: the Apartments Maria Alm, the Hotel Maria Alm and the new apartments in Mühlbach.


Hop on your bike and explore the Gastein Valley! The region is a Mecca for mountain bikers looking for a bit of a challenge. The local AlpenParks Residence is situated in Bad Hofgastein.

3 of the 14 top tours for your MTB holiday:

  • Bike tour Posau (9.1 kilometres – intermediate)
  • Graukogel tour up to middle station (3.8 kilometres – hard)
  • from Bad Hofgastein to Stubnerkogel (34.6 kilometres – intermediate)


The region in the heart of Austria is truly unique with its numerous lakes and panorama trails. If you start to sweat during one of the varied bike tours in summer, simply refresh yourself in the water in between.

Tours around Altaussee at a glance:

  • Tour of the Ausseerland region
  • From Lake Grundlsee to Bad Mitterndorf (57 kilometres – easy)
  • Sarstein round (43 kilometres – easy)
  • Blaa Alm – Bad Ischl – Bad Goisern (44 kilometres – intermediate)
  • Jaglingalm round (50 kilometres – challenging)
  • Small Sandling tour (32 kilometres – challenging)

Extra service: guided tours of the AlpenParks Mountain Bike Hotels

Hagan Lodge in the Salzkammergut region in Altaussee is known for its guided bike tours. The guides know the region like the back of their hand, making it easy for them to find the perfect terrain for every guest. It’s no surprise that the AlpenParks Hotels & Residences in Altaussee are members of “Mountain Bike Holidays” – also don’t miss their great mountain bike packages!

No matter if you prefer a tour with a private guide or in a group – with AlpenParks, it’s easy to spend a bike holiday just the way you want it. Don’t hesitate to ask Helmut Simonlehner of the Salzkammergut Mountain Bike Centre for his best tips and tours!

Zell am See-Kaprun

Zell am See-Kaprun is home to four AlpenParks Hotels & Residences:

The region boasts 230 kilometres of bike trails, with three action-fuelled freeride routes on the Kitzsteinhorn. Maiskogel Bike Park is the perfect place for mountain bike beginners to master their first turns.

Explore the region on two wheels:

  • tour up the Sonnberg (3.8 kilometres – easy)
  • tour up the Schmittenhöhe (29.6 kilometres – intermediate)
  • Kaprun – Hundstein – Maria Alm (59.8 kilometres – hard)
  • from Zell am See up the Hundstein (45.7 kilometres – hard)

Bikecircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn

In the SalzburgerLand, the Saalbach region has developed into the number one biking region in Austria in recent years, with its unique mountain bike infrastructure and route network with various difficulties. Offroad, pleasure riders and downhill experts will find the ultimate biking paradise here. More than 400 kilometers of all levels of difficulty are available for touring riders and e-bikers.

Tip: With the JOKER CARD you can transport your bike twice a day free of charge with a mountain railroad and enjoy a 30% price advantage on all bike tickets for unlimited use of all mountain railroads including bike transport in Saalbach Hinterglemm, in the Epic Bikepark Leogang as well as in Fieberbrunn.

The AlpenParks Hotel & Apartment Sonnleiten in Saalbach offers the best conditions for a successful mountain bike vacation. The resort is located directly on the beginner-friendly freeride trail Monti Trail. Here you benefit from the bike competence of the Gerns family, the new comfortable equipment with bike rental and the professional guide and course offers.

The AlpenParks team wishes you every success on your MTB tour!

Here you can find all AlpenParks resorts at a glance:

Idyllisches Hüttendorf mit Ferienhäusern

Hagan Lodge Altaussee

Außenansicht vom Hotel in Maria Alm

Hotel & Apartment Maria Alm

Sommerfoto von einem Hotel mit umliegender Bergwelt

Hotel & Apartment Hochkönig

Residence Bad Hofgastein

Ferienapartments mit Garten in Zell am See

Chalet & Apartment AreitXpress Zell am See

Außenansicht der Residence, im Hintergrund sieht man die Berge

Residence Zell am See

Hotelanlage mit Kinderspielplatz in Zell am See

Hotel & Apartment Central Zell am See

Hotel & Apartment Orgler Kaprun

Hotel & Apartment Montana Matrei

Drohnenaufnahme vom Alpina Seefeld

Chalet & Apartment Alpina Seefeld

Hotel & Apartment Sonnleiten Saalbach

AlpenParks Chalet & Apartment Steve Lodge Viehhofen

Resortansicht im Sommer

Apartment & Holiday resort Rehrenberg Viehhofen