Motorcycle tours around
Matrei in Osttirol

Casual motorcycle routes in East Tyrol

The region around the AlpenParks Hotel & Apartment Montana Matrei is both a scenic jewel in the middle of the Alps and the Eldorado for motorcycle fans. First-class motorcycle tours of the Alps pass directly or in the immediate vicinity of our hotel.

Here you will find casual motorcycle tours in East Tyrol:

Tour Staller Sattel

We recommend to complete the round counterclockwise. So you start with the Defereggen valley, which is part of the Hohe Tauern National Park. So you pass farms majestically perched on the slopes. You pass St. Jakob, the oldest settlement in East Tyrol.

Length: approx. 145 kilometers
Highest point: 2052 meters
Opening hours: Mid-May to the end of October
Maximum gradient: 10 percent
No toll
Special features: single-lane road, on the hour 15 min departure to Italy, on the half hour 15 min ascent from South Tyrol to East Tyrol possible

Around the Großglockner

This tour leads over toll private roads twice through the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park. These passes are still among the most scenically fascinating high roads in the entire Alpine region. It is recommended to drive around the Grossglockner in an anticlockwise direction.

  • Length: approx. 250 kilometers
  • Highest point: 2504 meters
  • Opening hours: Beginning of May to end of October
  • Maximum gradient: 12 percent
  • Toll: Grossglockner high alpine road and Felbertauern
  • Special features: Breathtaking panoramas and also doable for "alpine beginners"
  • Best time: May and June, as less busy and impressive snow walls at the roadside

Around the Lienz Dolomites

  • Length: about 250 kilometers
  • Highest point: 2504 meters
  • Opening hours: Beginning of May to end of October
  • Maximum gradient: 14 percent
  • No toll
  • Special features: many curves, ride through charming Lesach Valley where brown bears still live, here you should also leave the road and make a detour to the river Gail for a breaktzen

3 countries tour

Austria - Italy - Slovenia

On this motorcycle tour you can experience a lot. Interesting landscapes ranging from high mountains to hilly country, from the rugged rocks and spruce forests to the Mediterranean deciduous forest. The streams, rivers, lakes, invite you to linger. In Slovenia the gastronomy is very diverse, so that there is something for everyone.

  • Length: about 294 kilometers
  • Highest point: 1532 meters
  • Maximum gradient: Naßfeld Pass 15%.
  • Special features: Recommended tour through 3 countries, attracting with five empty pass roads, impressive nature in Slovenia and nice little restaurants in Italy.