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Cycling at Lake Wolfgang & mountain biking at Lake Wolfgang:
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Cycle tours, cycle path network and MTB trails surrounding the White Horse Inn in Austria

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Lake Wolfgang cycling map
Lake Wolfgang cycling map 

Mountain biking at Lake Wolfgang? Leisurely cycling at Lake Wolfgang? Ideal conditions no matter whether you are a MTB downhill fan or prefer a more relaxed approach to riding a bike. Joyful cycling and mountain biking at Lake Wolfgang.

A cycle holiday at the legendary White Horse Inn will excite you. Cycle along Lake Wolfgang with the free rental bikes from your lakefront hotel for a varied and multifaceted holiday experience. Easy cycling paths for the whole family, great street cycling routes for race cycling fans and plenty of mountain bike trails can be found in your holiday region around Lake Wolfgang and the Austrian Lake District. A must try is the cycle path along Lake Wolfgang - gorgeous views of the Lake and the surrounding mountain backdrop included!

The White Horse Inn tip for leisure cyclists: free bike rental at the White Horse Inn for whole days. And at night you just return your bike: simple and straightforward!

Cycling routes and mountain biking trails around Lake Wolfgang

With the Lake Wolfgang cycling map you have a perfect overview of the cycle path network and mountain biking trails in the Salzkammergut region. Download the map free of charge and start planning your cycling holiday at the White Horse Inn at Lake Wolfgang from home.

Map of cycling trails and MTB tours on Lake Wolfgang (PDF | 3,58 MB)

Cycling and MTB Tours starting in St. Gilgen:

Four Lakes Tour

St. Gilgen – Krottensee lake – Scharfling am Mondsee – Kreuzstein – Burgau am Attersee – Weißenbach am Attersee – Weißenbachtal – Mitterweißenbach – Bad Ischl – Strobl – St. Gilgen

Route length: 60 km
Altitude difference: 300
Highest point: 604 m, Scharflingpass
Riding time: 4.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: cycle tour route, light, asphalt throughout

Lake Wolfgangsee Tour

St. Gilgen – Abersee – Strobl – St. Wolfgang – Ried (Ghs. Falkenstein) by boat back to St. Gilgen

Route length: 21 km
Altitude difference: -
Highest point: -
Riding time: 1.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: cycle tour route, light, asphalt throughout

Niedergaden Mountain Stretch

St. Gilgen – Abersee – Gschwendt – Niedergadenalm and back

Route length: 30 km
Altitude difference: 700 m
Highest point: 1228 m
Riding time: Niedergadenalm: 2 hours, total 3.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: severe, asphalt throughout, gradient to 12%, partly cycle tour route, some mountain stretches

Abersee Tour

St. Gilgen – Schwand – Reith – Forsthub – Gschwend – Brunn – St. Gilgen

Route length: 17 km
Altitude difference: -
Highest point: -
Riding time: 1.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: light, asphalt almost throughout, cycle tour route

Around the Schafberg

St. Gilgen – Scharflingpass – abwärts in Richtung Mondsee bis zur Abzweigung – Eisenau – Mooskreuzung – Schwarzensee – Rußbach – Strobl – St. Gilgen

Route length: 41 km
Altitude difference: 580 m
Highest point: 1015 m, Eisenau-Alm
Riding time: 4.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: Degree of difficulty: very severe, only for practised cyclists, 1/3 gravel path, MTB route

Breitenberg Tour

St. Gilgen – Abersee – Breitenbergalm – Ladenzug – Königsbergalm – Hofwandalm – Steingrabenalm – Brunn – St. Gilgen

Route length: 35 km
Altitude difference: 800 m
Highest point: 1240 m Brennwaldhöhe
Riding time: 4.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: very severe, only for practised cyclists, MTB route

Zwölferhorn Tour

St. Gilgen – Brunn – Illingbergalm – Pillstein – Zwölferhorn – Stubneralm – Sausteigalm – Steingrabenalm – Brunn – St. Gilgen

Route length: 30 km
Altitude difference: 1070 m
Highest point: 1480 m, Berghof Zwölferhorn
Riding time: 4.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: very severe, only for practised cyclists, 2/3 gravel paths, a short, very steep stretch on the descent from the Sausteigalm (possibly to dismount and push), MTB route


Cycling and Mountain biking tours starting from St. Wolfgang

Through the Wolfgang Valley

Route length: 20 km
Altitude difference: 30 m
Highest point: -
Riding time: 1.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: cycle tour route, slightly hilly, almost asphalt throughout

Schwarzensee and back

St. Wolfgang – Schwarzenbach – Graben – Rußbach – Schwarzensee – and back to Rußbach – Mönichsreith – Bürgl – St. Wolfgang

Route length: 19 km
Altitude difference: 230 m
Highest point: 750 m, car park Schwarzensee
Riding time: 1.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: medium, cycle tour route to Rußbach, then a short, steep stretch to the Schwarzensee, asphalt throughout

Around the Lake

St. Wolfgang – Ried (Ghs. Falkenstein), then by boat to Fürberg – St. Gilgen – Abersee – Strobl – Schwarzenbach – St. Wolfgang

Route length: 23 km
Altitude difference: -
Highest point: -
Riding time: 1.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: flat cycle tour route, asphalt throughout

High over St. Wolfgang

St. Wolfgang – Au – Aschau – Jausenstation Holzerbauer – Schwarzenbach – St. Wolfgang

Route length: 17 km
Altitude difference: 150 m
Highest point: 685 m, Jausenstation Holzerbauer
Riding time: 1.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: medium, partly mountain stretch with a 12% gradient, asphalt throughout

Eisenau Tour

St. Wolfgang – Schwarzensee – Mooskreuzung – Eisenau – Scharflingpass – Ghs. Fürberg – by boat back to St. Wolfgang

Route length: 28 km
Altitude difference: 600 m
Highest point: 1015 m, Eisenau
Riding time: 3 hours
Degree of difficulty: very severe, only for practised cyclists, an initially very steep descent (dismount and push) from the Eisenau-Alm, MTB stretch, half asphalted

Five-Lakes Tour

St. Wolfgang – Schwarzensee – Mooskreuzung – Burgau am Attersee – Mondsee – Kreuzstein – Scharflingpass – Krottensee – Fürberg, by boat back to St. Wolfgang

Route length: 33 km
Altitude difference: 350 m
Highest point: 750 m, car park Schwarzensee
Riding time: 3 car park
Degree of difficulty: medium to severe, MTB stretch from the Schwarzensee Lake to Burgau, otherwise asphalt throughout

Short Wolfgangsee Tour

From St. Wolfgang by boat to Gschwendt – Strobl – Schwarzenbach – Aschau – Jausenstation Holzerbauer – Au – St. Wolfgang

Route length: 14 km
Altitude difference: 250 m
Highest point: 685 m, Jausenstation Holzerbauer
Riding time: 1.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: slight to medium, 3km gravel stretch, otherwise asphalt, flat with a mountain stretch (to 12%), cycle tour route

Around the Leonsberg

St. Wolfgang – Schwarzensee – Mooskreuzung – Burgau – Weißenbach am Attersee – Weißenbachtal – Mitterweißenbach – Bad Ischl – Pfandl – Rußbach – St. Wolfgang

Route length: 56 km
Altitude difference: 450 m
Highest point: 750 m, car park Schwarzensee
Riding time: 4.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: medium to severe, a short, steep mountain, otherwise flat, 7km gravel stretch, otherwise asphalt, MTB route

Nussensee Tour

St. Wolfgang – Schwarzenbach – Strobl – Aigen – Ramsau – Nussensee – Windhag –Weinbach – Mönichsreith – St. Wolfgang

Route length: 26 km
Altitude difference: 180 m
Highest point: Nussensee, 604 m
Riding time: 2 hours
Degree of difficulty: slight, flat stretch asphalted almost throughout, cycle tour route

Saiherbachalm Tour

St. Wolfgang – Graben – Rußbach – Pfandl – Kreutern – Jainzen – Saiherbachalm – Trauntal – Bad Ischl – Pfandl – St. Wolfgang

Route length: 42 km
Altitude difference: 600 m
Highest point: 1031 m, Saiherbachalm
Riding time: 4.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: severe, partly steep MTB stretch, 10km gravel stretch, 32km asphalt


Cycling and MTB tours starting from Strobl

Postalm Tour

Strobl – Weißenbach – Postalm and back

Route length: 28 km
Altitude difference: 750 m
Highest point: Car park Postalm 1300 m
Riding time: 3 hours
Degree of difficulty: medium, long mountain stretch with 10 bends, asphalt throughout, MTB route

Laimeralm Tour

Strobl – Weißenbach – Laimeralm and back

Route length: 8 km
Altitude difference: 240 m
Highest point: 783 m, Laimeralm
Riding time: 1.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: medium to steep mountain road, only partly asphalted, MTB route

Strobl – Goiserer Weißenbachtal and back

Strobl – Goiserer Weißenbach – Aigen – Lindau – Kaltenbach – Lauffen – Weißenbach bei Bad Goisern – Weißenbachtal bis Traunbachau – and back

Route length: 52 km
Altitude difference: 400 m
Highest point: 800 m, Traunbachau
Riding time: 4.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: long, but flat stretch, 19km gravel, 33km asphalt, MTB route

Extensive Ischl Tour

Strobl – Rußbach – Pfandl – Bad Ischl – Reiterndorf – Perneck – Salzberg – Hinterrad – Brunnleiten – Trauntal – Lauffen – Kaltenbach – Lindau – Aigen – Strobl

Route length: 43 km
Altitude difference: 600 m
Highest point: 990 m
Riding time: 4.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: very severe, MTB stretch between Perneck and the Trauntal, 10km gravel stretch, 33km asphalt

Around the Gamsfeld

Strobl – Aigen – Lindau – Kaltenbach – Lauffen – Bad Goisern – Steeg am Hallstättersee – Gosau – Paß Gschütt – Rußbach am Paß Geschütt – Voglau – Postalm – Strobl

Route length: 80 km
Altitude difference: 1300 m
Highest point: 1300 m, Lienbachsattel
Riding time: 6 hours
Degree of difficulty: very long and demanding circuit tour with long mountain stretches, asphalt throughout, MTB route


Salzburger Almen-Tour

Brochure available at the tourist offices.
MTB route in three-day stages

  • 1st stage: Strobl – Annaberg, 58km, 1,740 vertical metres
  • 2nd stage: Annaberg – Hintersee, 52km, 1,330 vertical metres
  • 3rd stage: Hintersee – Strobl, 36km, 1,100 vertical metres

Cycling at Lake Wolfgang followed by relaxing at the White Horse Inn

After a sporty day spent on your bike or mountain bike it's best not to wait until your muscles seize up. Treat yourself with relaxing massages or beauty treatments in the SPA & BEAUTY area and a soak in the all year round heated outdoor whirlpool so that you are fit for more holiday cycling adventures even the next day during your holidays at Lake Wolfgang in Austria.

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