Travelling around Lake Hallstatt on a gravel bike
A modern cycling sport that leads through the marvellous nature of the Salzkammergut
Finely gravelled paths and side roads take you through the magnificent nature of the Salzkammergut and along its picturesque lakes. The striking mountains tower in the distance and offer the best panoramic views. Whether along Lake Hallstatt, up the mountain or on to other enchanting lakes such as Lake Altaussee or the famous Lake Wolfgangsee - you can actively explore the varied landscape around Bad Goisern on a gravel bike.
What exactly is gravel biking?
"Gravel biking is the link between mountain biking and road biking. Gravel biking is very comfortable and also fast - depending on the biker's fitness level. The wider tyres, in contrast to road bikes, are also ideal for riding on surfaces such as gravel and dirt. This means that tours are possible on cycle paths as well as on forest tracks, gravel roads and the like - ideal for a bit of "off-road" riding.
Bike holidays in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt: Landhotel Agathawirt
The Landhotel Agathawirt in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt is ideally equipped for your biking holiday in the Salzkammergut. With optimal facilities for bikers, comprehensive service and personal tour recommendations, the "Graveling" experience in the Salzkammergut is rounded off perfectly.
After your tour in the Salzkammergut, you know that your gravel bike is safely stored in the hotel's two lockable and video-monitored bike garages. If necessary, you can also get it ready for the next tour with tools and the like. There is also a washing area, a drying room, a laundry service and many other amenities for bikers. Ask at reception for special bike maps and GPS tour data, for example, or ask for advice on the next tour every day. Of course, you will also always receive up-to-date weather and danger information.
Tour recommendations for gravel biking around Bad Goisern
The Upper Austrian Salzkammergut region around Lake Hallstatt offers the perfect conditions for gravel bike tours: many gravel roads, forest roads and the Trophy C route ensure wonderful gravel riding fun. The gravel tour through the Weißenbachtal valley with route highlight Ewige Wand or the tour around the Sarstein are particularly recommended. Many other tour recommendations, which are recommended for mountain bikers, are also ideal for gravel bikers. The 3,000 km long Gravel Austria route, which spans several provinces, also leads past the enchanting Lake Hallstatt.
Bike event in the Salzkammergut: Gravel marathon in Obertraun and Bad Goisern
At around 68 km, almost the same as the Trophy C route and over 1,952 metres in altitude, the eighth Gravel Marathon will run from Obertraun to Bad Goisern on 13 July 2024. Intermediate stops are the Echerntal, the Rossalm and Lake Gosau. You can also take part in the gravel bike competition on the G-course with a total of almost 22 km and 567 metres in altitude. Both women and men are categorised without age groups. A slow-motion classification also counts towards the gravel bikers' times. The event for passionate cyclists on varied terrain!
Attractive bike offers on holiday in the Salzkammergut
Experience fantastic cycling adventures on a gravel bike in the European Capital of Culture Salzkammergut 2024 - the bike specialist in the midst of the magnificent mountains and lakes: the Landhotel Agathawirt in Bad Goisern. Whether mountain bikers, racing cyclists, leisure cyclists or gravel bikers - there are attractive bike offers for everyone.
After gravel biking: culinary delights at the Landhotel Agathawirt
After your tour, regional and seasonal dishes from Austrian cuisine will tantalise your taste buds. Vegetarian dishes and fresh fish from Lake Hallstatt are also on the menu. Accompanied by a glass of fine Austrian wine, the end of your day in Bad Goisern will be perfect!