Mountain biking on a summer holiday in the Tennengau

Mountain bikers in the Tennengau in the Salzburg region
Mountain biking in the Tennengau (c) Tennengau/Bernhard Moser

The Lammertal: a secret mountain biking paradise

There's no need to worry if you've never heard about the Tennengau or the Lammertal as a mountain biking destination. After all it is entitled as an insider's tip among bikers since this region offers the perfect conditions for a low cost biking holiday. Additionally a qualified Mountain Bike Guide will support you at the Berghotel Lämmerhof in word and deed.

The Tennengau is home to around 720 perfectly signposted kilometres of mountain biking trails which have been divided into 22 varied tours. What is so special about these kilometres? As a matter of fact, the following things are:

Forest paths and trails that aren't overcrowded

While the cycling trails in the tourist centres are all-too-often jam packed with bikers competing to come first, if you take a summer holiday in the Lammertal you will be surprised at how pleasant mountain biking can be without the competitive pressure. Cycle along the forest paths, roads and gravel at your own pace and without fiercely competitive fellow bikers. All of the mountain bike trials in the Tennengau can be navigated with the hardtail without any problems. Here is a brief overview of the routes that you can join directly from the Lämmerhof Alpine guest house:

RouteLengthAltitude differenceDifficultyDescription
Panorama route with Karalm or Schöberlalm versions 18 km 658 m easy (without the Karalm/Schöberlalm version) - medium A scenic trip along forest paths and partially along asphalt to the Karalm, with a panoramic vantage point. Suitable for E bikes!
Kresl route with Mahdalm or Loseggalm 23 km 810 m easy (without Mahdalm/Loseggalm version) - medium An attractive tour of the Neubachtal and up to the Mahdalm or Loseggalm in the foothills of the Bischofsmütze (asphalt and forest paths). Descent via Astauwinkel and back via Annaberg. Suitable for E bikes!
Neubachtal route 33 km 781 m medium An extensive tour via St. Martin, Niedernfritz, via the Neuberg into the Neubachtal and over Lungötz back to the Lämmerhof (asphalt and forest paths). Suitable for E bikes!
Platten route 28 km 881 m medium Similar to the Neubachtal tour, but below the Gerzkopf with views of St. Martin on the way back (asphalt/forest paths). Suitable for E bikes!
Edtalm route 32 km 758 m medium (short but difficult trail) Along the Lammer river via Annaberg and then up to the Edtalm in Dachstein West. The descent leads along a tough, 500 meter long trail down to Annaberg. Mostly asphalt and forest roads. The downhill trail is not suitable for those on E-bikes, who should return the same way as they came.
Schwarzenegg route 17 km 785 m medium Uphill via St. Martin to the Schwazeneggalm with superb panoramic views (asphalt/forest paths). The Sitteralm version is also possible here. Suitable for E bikes!

There are also another 16 routes throughout the Tennengau. You can reach the starting points of these tours in just a few minutes by car.

E-biking in the Lammertal in the Salzburg region
E-biking in the Tennengau in the Salzburg region (c) Tennengau/Bernhard Moser

Down-home Alpine lodges

The Tennengau region of enjoyment is known far and wide for its atmospheric lodges with their panoramic mountain views and regional specialities. At the cosy Alpine lodges you will be personally welcomed and served by the innkeeper. Self service, waiting in a queue, looking for a free table? That doesn't happen here!

Comfortable tours for E-bikers and pleasure cyclists

This region is a special highlight for E-bikers and pleasure cyclists. As previously mentioned, the Lammertal is a far cry from the busy tourist centres, which means you can enjoy peaceful cycling in a tranquil landscape and enjoy the superb mountain panorama. Those trying out mountain biking for the first time are certain to enjoy themselves, and the local sport shops will be pleased to provide you with advice on your equipment.

Guided mountain bike tour on the Karalm in the Tennengebirge
Mountain bike guiding in the Lammertal Valley

The price-performance relationship

Last, but not Least: In the Lammertal, the price-performance ratio is quite simply right. During your mountain biking holiday in the Tennengau you can choose between 22 varied routes, stop off at traditional lodges, and stay in accommodation that needn't be expensive. And you don't have to miss out on amenities such as a wellness area with saunas or massages either.

Guided mountain bike tours at Berghotel Lämmerhof

Host and qualified Mountain Bike Guide Christoph Hedegger will take you on tour in the Lammertal Valley. Take part in the weekly guided tour or book a private session for you and your group. With pleasure we will plan a tour with your wishes and demands. No matter if you're taking the e-bike or a regular mountain bike, we will find the perfect tour with the best alpine huts and views for you. Find out more about the mountain bike guiding at Berghotel Lämmerhof.

Find out now about the Alpine lodges in the Lammertal and the Alpine pastures in the Gosaukamm, which make your summer holiday in the Lammertal so unique. Junior manager and qualified Mountain Bike Guide Christoph Hedegger at the Lämmerhof Alpine guest house will be pleased to give you valuable tips on mountain biking. If you have any questions, the team will be pleased to respond to them as part of a non-binding enquiry or an online booking .

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