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!

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 biking vacation in Salzburger Land:

  • SUNBIKERS with bike rental, courses and know-how - directly in the house.
  • Directly at the Kohlmais with:
    • Entrance to the Bikecircus Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang-Fieberbrunn.
    • MONTI and PANORAMA Biketrail
  • LEARN TO RIDE Park on the tower meadow
  • in sunny hillside position facing south

Region Hochkönig

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.

Generously distributed charging stations are available free of charge for e-mountain bikers and e-bikers in the Hochkönig region. Already since 2015, the Hochkönig region has been considered a pioneer in providing a perfectly developed network of e-charging stations, both in the mountains and in the valley.


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.


Off on the saddle and into the Gastein Valley! Explore the relaxing routes in the valley - whether alone with your e-bike or accompanied by your family. Take on the challenge of the mountain ascents and explore one of the numerous sporty mountain bike routes. Or let yourself be carried away by the thrill of the descents on the single trails. In the Gastein Valley, there are as many options for mountain bikers and cyclists as there are different landscapes.

And after an eventful day, a visit to the thermal spa always awaits you. The AlpenParks Residence is located directly in the center of Bad Hofgastein and also offers free admission to the Alpentherme incl. sauna world.

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!

Gruppe beim Radfahren am Hacklbergtrail in Saalbach
Mountainbiking in saalbach-hinterglemm
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)

The AlpenParks resorts at a glance:
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