Across a stunning landscape and up mountains by bike

Mountain biking and cycling in Lech am Arlberg

Sports enthusiasts and nature lovers can not only explore the unique mountains around Lech and magical scenery on foot but also really well by bike or mountain bike.

Mountain biking is trendy at the moment – more and more outdoor sports enthusiasts are climbing mountains by bike. Cycling is also a wonderful opportunity to be sporty outdoors and enjoy the scenery.

Cycle paths and mountain bike tours for any level

Lech and the surrounding area in Vorarlberg and Tyrol impress mountain bikers and cyclists with routes in a whole variety of levels of difficulty. Novices, beginners, amateur cyclists and professional bikers can find the perfect challenge here! But there are also plenty of paths on paved roads around Lech Zürs for leisurely cyclists who are not necessarily drawn up to the mountain peaks.

Borrowing e-bikes and freeride routes in Lech am Arlberg

Anyone who does not want to explore the scenery on the Arlberg on foot on the classic trails such as the Lechweg trail or Green Ring, can borrow bikes, mountain bikes and e-bikes in Lech. E-bikes are also a good option for anyone who is not really fit enough to enjoy experiencing the alpine cycle paths. Tours for cyclists and really professional mountain bikers can be started from Pension Daniel in Lech. You're at the Burgwald bike trail, a freeride and enduro downhill run for all adrenaline junkies, in just a few minutes too.

Benefits for cyclists at Pension Daniel

Your hosts at Pension Daniel are enthusiastic cyclists themselves, which is why we are well aware of cyclists' needs and have responded to these. We offer you:

  • a space for your bike in the secure garage
  • a drying room
  • free laundry service for your cycling gear
  • advise on cycle paths, cycling tours and the options for hiring bikes in Lech

Thanks to our many years of cycling experience in the mountains around Lech we are sure to have several insider tips for you and can assist you in selecting the ideal routes for you!

Here are a few suggestions and tips for you in advance:


Cycling and mountain bike tours in Lech am Arlberg

The summer and autumn months from the end of June to start of October are the best travel times for mountain bike tours in and around Lech. During this time the signposted trails are generally dry and in good condition. Apart from that, the alpine pastures show off their full array of colours in bloom and enchant visitors with their unique beauty during these seasons.

Easy cycling routes for leisurely cyclists

A cycling tour in the areas around Lech am Arlberg is also very popular with amateur cyclists. Depending on your stamina and preference, many tours can be ridden at a leisurely pace without any major inclines and associated effort.

Cycling in the Lechtal in Tyrol – pure relaxation

Anyone who wants to enjoy their cycling tour in peace and at leisure can get on the Lechtal bus with their bike and be driven into the wonderful Lechtal. Cyclists can ride lots of easy cycle paths there and explore the numerous natural beauties in the area.

From Lech to Formarinsee lake and into the Klostertal valley

The Formarinsee lake route is roughly 31 kilometres long if you set off from Pension Daniel in Lech and choose the same route to get back. Anyone who has conquered this route to Formarinsee lake is rewarded with a breathtaking view. After a stop at the wonderful mountain lake, the route back can lead via the Freiburger Hütte inn into the Klostertal valley or directly back to the starting point in Lech.

The Spullersee lake tour

The Spullersee lake tour is a stunning circular path. You conquer roughly 700 metres difference in altitude over roughly 27 kilometres. The routes starts in Lech, leads via the Zugertal valley toll road directly to Spullersee lake and via the Stierlochjoch pass back to the starting point in Lech again.

Trails for athletes and professionals

Pension Daniel is situated right on one of the many Transalp routes to Lake Garda in Italy. However, professional mountain bikers are not just on this trail year after year. Many extreme sports lovers use our bed and breakfast as the starting point for a whole range of different tours in the surrounding alpine area.

The Warth to Körbersee lake trail

This moderate trail leads via Oberlech to the picturesque Körbersee lake, which can only be reached through a passage where you have to push or carry your bike for about 10 minutes though. From the lake you then head over the Hochtannberg pass and via Warth to Lech back to the starting point.

From the Kriegerhorn to Zuger Tobel

This route leads fit mountain bikers up the Kriegerhorn. To reach the trail's highest point you ride via Oberlech and the Grubenalpe to the Kriegeralpe. This challenging tour is rewarded with a unique view and adventurous downhill via the Zuger Tobel and Zug back to Lech.

The Karhorn circuit

The Karhorn circular trail is also more suitable for fit cyclists and leads from the Hochtannberg pass to the Auenfelder Hütte. You then head via a narrow and challenging climb to the lower Gaisbühel-Alpe, which impresses with its magically beautiful view over the Karhorn. A slightly uphill trail leads via Bürstegg to a wonderful panoramic view. With the last climb up towards the Saloberkopf you reach the tour's highest point at roughly 2,000 metres altitude. The route back leads via the Salobersattel anticline to the Hochtannberg pass.

Training routes for marathon cyclists

Pension Daniel is also an ideal starting point for the various marathon training routes over the Hochtannberg, Damüls, Fashina or Furka passes. The route through the Lechtal valley via the Hahntennjoch pass to Imst and Arlberg and the route from Paznaun via the Silvretta and Flexen pass to Lech are also signposted and popular training routes for marathon cyclists.