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Mountain bike tours in East Tyrol

Up and down the mountain in picturesque Defereggental

Leisurely cyclists and adrenaline junkies will find numerous mountain bike tours that they will love in Defereggental! Well-signposted cycle paths, mountain bike routes, and trails suitably prepared for all standards wind through an unsurpassable natural landscape.

The Defereggen mountains, RieserfernerHohe Tauern, and Lienz Dolomites are your playground. Be it gentle or adventurous, your mountain bike tours in Tyrol start right in front of the Jesacherhof hotel. Fragrant forests, crystal clear mountain lakes, and rustic mountain huts line your route. Magical views into the distance are the climax of your mountain bike tours!

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800m elevation gain – 43.2km – 2.5 hours – difficult

This mountain bike tour leads from St. Jakob in Defereggental on a winding route to Oberhausalm, Seebachalm, Jagdhausalm, and finally to the Klammljoch at 2,288 metres above sea level.

Hintere Alpe Stalle

Hintere Alpe Stalle

660m elevation gain – 18.7km – 1.5 hours – intermediate

From Maria Hilf in St. Jakob, this mountain bike tour first takes you over a forest road up to the Alpe Stalle snack bar and then onto the Hintere Alpe Stalle.

Staller Sattel

660m elevation gain – 28km – 1.5 hours – intermediate

From St. Jakob, take the cycle path via Maria Hilf up to the Erlsbacher bridge, and then continue to the Staller Sattel border crossing and Obersee lake.

Drau cycle path


This cycle path is suitable for the whole family and leads from Toblach in Italy via East Tyrol and Carinthia all the way to Slovenia. Here, you can enjoy a mountain bike ride tailored to your desires.

Mountain biking routes for all levels
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