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Biking & Cycling

Bike tours in Salzburg and the surroundings of Zell am See

Fun, relaxation and challenge on two wheels. The varied holiday region Piesendorf-Niedersill offers a variety of attractive mountain bike routes and cycle paths. Whether a challenging mountain tour or a leisurely ride along the course of the valley: there is something for every taste during your bike holiday in Salzburg.

The Hotel Gasthof Kröll in Niedernsill is the perfect starting point – the hotel team will help you with numerous tips and route suggestions.

With over 1,000 km of cycling and mountain bike trails of all levels of difficulty, the Pinzgau is one of the largest cycling centres in the Alps.
Take the Pinzgaurailway to the starting point of the Tauern Cycle Path. The onward journey from Mittersill to Krimml is no problem. You get on the bus – the Pinzgaubahn takes care of your bike!

Timetable for bicycle transport
Roadbooks, altitude profiles and GPS data of all tours can be downloaded at

Cycling tour description:


Hochbrack nail heads

Hotel-Gasthof Kröll*** – direction Gaisbichl – left over the bridge always along the road to Hochbrack – then continue to Röderlehen – via asphalt road to Naglbauer – Walchen

More information about the route
Difficulty level: medium
Elevation difference: 611 hm


Hotel-Gasthof Kröll*** – Tourism Office Niedernsill – through the village into the Mühlbachtal – along the Mühlbach over the bridge – on the way stay up to the Schaunbergalm – same way back again

More information about the route:
Difficulty level: medium
Elevation difference: 731 hm

Hochsonnbergalm – Pinzgauer Hütte

Hotel-Gasthof Kröll*** – Tauernradweg to Walchen – at the Kriche turn right to Naglbauer – at the last turn in front of Naglbauer turn right towards Mittereggbauer – the forest road continues to the Hochsonnbergalm – just before the alpine pasture turn right to the Pinzgauer Hütte

More information about the route:
Difficulty level: medium
Elevation difference: 1,059 hm

Biking in salzburger Land: Cycling through Salzburg’s mountains

The surroundings of Zell am See offers the best conditions for a successful Cycling holidays in the Alps. Stunning views, pleasant temperatures for cycling and good expanded bike routes ensure a good mood and a unforgettable cycling experience. Discover the Salzburg mountains on two wheels and get to bike in the Salzburger Land.

What are you waiting for? Get on your bike and plan your cycling holiday at the Hotel Gasthof Kröll in Niedernsill. The Kröll family is already looking forward to your non-binding holiday enquiry.


The mountain station of the Maiskogel cable car is the perfect starting point for downhills and uphills.

There are guaranteed magnificent views from the grass-green Imbachhorn, up to the Kitzsteinhorn glacier over the Klammsee into the beautiful Kaprun down to the crystal clear Zeller See.
You are welcome to transport your bike in the Maiskogel cable car (EUR 2.00 per trip).

Our freeride tip for beginners:

Bikers with little trail experience can officially pedal on the previous insider tip “Secrets” (Bachlerweg) since last summer. Start is at the Maiskogelalm at 1,550 m (ascent incl. bike transport with the Maiskogel cable car possible). Stay on the Astenweg (Schotterstraße) until you have mastered the first 4 bends with confidence. The following nature trail brings biker hearts on tour. The multiple water passages require a little dexterity and concentration. For experienced freeriders it gets extremely fast here, nevertheless the track is easy to drive for beginners and gets the top score in the fun scale. The breathtaking trail ends at Schneckenreith. Afterwards cozy rolling out, past the Klammsee with its emerald green color and back to the starting point (parking Maiskogel cable car).

Our freeride tip for Pro’s:

Good bike mastery, on the other hand, requires the “Jetzbachsteig“. Start is also at the Maiskogelalm at 1,550 m (ascent incl. bike transport with the Maiskogel cable car possible).

The first part of the route leads over a gravel road (Astenweg), after the first bend you turn into the nature trail. From here it goes steeply downhill over forest and meadow paths, dotted with roots and stones. Once you have reached about 1,100 m you can take a short break and enjoy the beauty of nature. Afterwards, we continue comfortably along the wide cart path to Schneckenreith, in terms of technique and condition, the last piece does not require any special requirements. Relaxed and relaxed, you roll past the deep Gorge Lake and return to the starting point (parking Maiskogel cable car).

The high-alpine Geißstein Trail is 3,144 m long and leads over 500 metres of altitude from the Alpincenter to the Häuslalm. In addition to a breathtaking panorama, the Geißstein Trail offers above all speed, some residents and numerous smaller jumps.

With a length of 7,700 m and a height difference of 1070 m, the Wüstlau Trail is an extra-long trail that leads from the Häuslalm via alpine pastures and forest to the valley. The partly technically very demanding trail is peppered with pointed turns, adjacent curves and some stone and root passages.

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