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Mountain Biking in Austria: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Probably one of the best ways to explore this European country

Austria offers interesting and beautiful mountain bike tours for all levels and physical conditions. In addition to its perfect geography, of which the Alps are main players, Austria has a wide variety of bike parks in Saalbach, Kaprun, Hinterglemm and Leogang, among many other places. Of course, the mecca of mountain biking is Tyrol, with its awe-inspiring beauty and its large network of biking trails that will leave you literally breathless. Discover Austria on two wheels and enjoy it at the speed of the landscape.

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FAQs: Mountain Biking in Austria

What should I know about Mountain Biking Austria?

The bicycle is a means of transport widely used in Austria. Not only to explore nature but also to enjoy urban tours. There are numerous programs through Austrian cities, such as the famous Danube, from Passau to Vienna, which combines cycling with a trip by boat or train.

Electric bicycles are another alternative to classic mountain biking. In Tyrol, there are many tours of this kind, especially for beginners. The two wheels are calling you!

Why should I choose Austria for my Mountain Biking adventure?

Natural beauty

Austria has one of the wildest landscapes in Europe. It is ideal for hiking, mountaineering and cycling lovers because here you will find guided adventures for all levels, both in height and in its forests that cover 40% of the national territory.


Situated in the centre of the Austrian Alps, in Salzburg you will find world-class downhill trails, such as Leogang or the famous 15-kilometer Grossglockner alpine road. Maria Alm is another must-see in this region. It is an alpine village dating back to the 1300s with many downhill, cross country and road cycling routes to enjoy.

For the whole family

Most hotels in Austria offer affordable prices for couples with children. There are also many "Kinderhotels" or "Familienhotels" spread throughout the country. These accommodations have playgrounds, children's pools and activities designed for them, including bike rides.

What can I expect from the weather in Austria?

The Austrian climate is continental, with cold, rainy and snowy winters. The minimum temperatures vary between 2ºC and -15ºC. Summers are short, with temperatures between 20ºC and 30ºC.

Which language is predominantly spoken in Austria?

German, Slovenian and Hungarian are the official languages

What currency is accepted in Austria?


How can I get to Austria?

The fastest way is the plane, since Austria is perfectly connected to the rest of the world through several international airports. The main ones are in Vienna, Graz, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Linz and Salzburg.

The Austrian National Rail Network is another good option. It connects the country with the main European cities. The long distance trains are perfectly equipped with first and second class cars. Austria has a high-quality train called "Railjet" that connects Budapest with Vienna and Munich, as well as Vienna with Zurich.

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What’s the high season for Mountain Biking in Austria?

If your plan is to go mountain biking, you should avoid the extreme winter months. The most suitable are the spring months, between April and June, although September is already good.

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