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Mountain bike tours in East Tyrol

Up and down the mountain through the picturesque Defereggen Valley

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

The Defereggen mountains, Rieserferner, Hohe 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 to your mountain bike tours!

Our tips for your mountain bike holiday in Austria


800 m trip altitude – 43.2 km – 2.5 hours – difficult

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

Hintere Alpe Stalle

660 m trip altitude – 18.7 km – 1.5 hours – medium

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

660 m trip altitude – 28 km – 1.5 hours – medium

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

Drau cycle path

366 km

This cycle path suitable for the whole family leads from Dobbiaco/Toblach in Italy via East Tyrol and Carinthia all the way to Slovenia. Here you can make your mountain bike tours as long as you like.

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