Two bikers in the Dachstein Salzkammergut! (Photo: WOM Medien GmbH / Andreas Meyer)

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Mountain biking in the Dachstein Salzkammergut

Bike holiday in the Dachstein Salzkammergut -  amidst the essence of Austria

In the middle of the northern Limestone Alps lies the Dachstein Salzkammergut. Surrounded by a cheesy backdrop, consisting of glaciers, pastures and lakes. Embedded in it is one of the most varied mountain bike route networksin Austria. All in all, the entire Salzkammergut region can offer its cyclists 1 700 km of signposted mountain bike trails.


Redeem your ticket for the Dachstein Salzkammergut nature spectacle

On the over 70 Mountainbike tracks,  you will find everything that represents Austria, a diverse nature, breathtaking landscapes, rustic huts with delicious delicacies, sparkling lakes and cozy people. An impressive natural spectacle, which is especially composed for mountain bikers. In addition to short trail sections with alpine panorama and beautiful slopes, the Salzkammergut is also known for its crisp climbs. Due to the e-bike boom of recent years, e-bikers will get their money's worth too. The well-developed forest road network is created almost for e-mountain bikers and beginners. From a leisurely mountain lakes tour to an ambitious alpine tour in the Dachstein Salzkammergut, you have the choice. As the eye knows, the natural spectacle continues with the huts and rest stops. Often you find yourself in front of a hut with an indescribable view of the Dachstein glacier again. Or drive through breathtaking tunnels like the famous “Ewige Wand”.

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Bike specialists with Salzkammergut flair

For more than 20 years, the topic of mountain biking has been dedicated to the Dachstein Salzkammergut. So many hosts themselves are passionate mountain bikers or casual bikers and know exactly what matters when you’re on a mountain biking holiday. Altogether there are 8 accomodations in the Dachstein Salzkammergut that have joined forces to form the Salzkammergut Mountain Bike Competence Center. Guiding, bike rental, tour advice, vital food, bike wash, lockable cellar compartments and much more are natural at the mountain bike hotels in the region.


The Salzkammergut Mountainbike Trophy - everything is possible

When you think of mountain biking and Salzkammergut the well-known Salzkammergut Mountain Bike Trophy comes to mind. Under the motto once hell and back, every year around 5000 mountain bikers come to the region to face their personal challenge. This challenge goes from 216 km to a more leisurely 22 km. So you can go on a mountain bike holiday on the trail of the Trophy. Those who do not want to tackle it so ambitiously on their bike holiday in the Salzkammergut can also discover the highlights on a guided Best of Trophy Tour. In addition to the trails, the Dachstein Salzkammergut also has a cross country park without equal. TheBSFZ Bike Arena Obertraun and Pumptrack is probably the northern loop of the Cross Country routes. Every year, the world's elite measures itself here and struggles through the demanding course. But you do not have to belong to the world elite.

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Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut
Kirchengasse 4
4822 Bad Goisern

+43 5 95095
+43 5 95095-74


Don’t hesitate to contact the team of local guides for any questions about the Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut.