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Mountain Biking & Cycling in Lungau

Mountain biking and cycling in the Lungau holiday region

Exploring the Salzburg region by mountain bike, bicycle or E-Bike

The sunny region of Mariapfarr and the Lungau mountains over 1.000 m above sea level are perfect for your mountain bike or cycling holiday. There are many family-friendly bicycle routes as well as challenging mountain bike trails to choose from for your sporting pleasure.
Mountain biking in the region of Salzburg © Shutterstock

Bike tour: Weißpriach

35 km in length

Of special interest for cyclist are the 35 km long bicycle Speiche Weißpriach route (round trip) in Mariapfarr, approx. 270 m in altitude or the 20 km Speiche Lignitz route, approx. 500 m in altitude.
Mountainbiking in Salzburg's Lungau © Shutterstock

Mountain biking

in the Lungau holiday region

The Pirka-Fanning route, a challenging 28,4 km mountain bike route starts right in Mariapfarr and goes from 1.075 to 1.480 m above sea level. From nearby Mauterndorf, Tamsweg or St. Michael there are also many mountain bike tours of varied difficulty.

The Santner family and the team from Örglwirt’s Holiday World will be please to advise on the right route for you.

The mountain bike routes in the Salzburger Land »
E-biking in the Lungau holiday region © GA Service GmbH


for gentle cycling

The Lungau holiday region is also a pioneer in the field of E-Bikes - there are 71 free E-Bike charging stations! E-Bikes are powered by an engine that supports the natural running motion so you can travel longer on more challenging routes.

The team at Örglwirt’s Holiday World will be happy to advise you on where you can rent  E-Bikes.

Here is a small selection of mountain bike routes in and around Mariapfarr

Fanningberg Route

  • 19.1 km in length
  • 530 meters of altitude
  • Start and end point Mariapfarr
Mountainbike Tour 1 - Fanningberg route © Shutterstock

Lignitz Route

  • 10.5 km for one way
  • 440 meters of altitude
  • Start and end point Mariapfarr
Mountainbike Tour 2 - Lignitz route © Shutterstock

Neuseß route

  • 15.2 km in length
  • 480 meters of altitude
  • Start and end point Mariapfarr
Mountainbike Tour 3 - Neusess route © Shutterstock

Göriach route

  • 15.2 km in length
  • 669 meters of altitude
  • Start and end point Göriach
Mountainbike Tour 4 - Göriach route © Shutterstock

Preber route

  • 35.9 km in lenght
  • 1250 meters of altitude
  • Start and end point Tamsweg
Mountainbike Tour 5 - Preberroute © GA Service GmbH

Leißnitz route

  • 6.9 km for one way
  • 700 meters of altitude
  • Start and end point St. Margarethen
Mounainbike Tour 6 -Leißnitz-Route © GA Service GmbH

Please note:

If you are out and about on forest roads with your mountain bike, please observe the following rules:
  • Travel times: 01.06.-15.09. between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. & 16.09.-31.10. between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Please drive only on designated routes.
  • Since there is also work in the forest areas, please pay attention to lying wood, grazing cattle and vehicles.
  • Choose routes that suit your technical ability.
  • Also pay attention to the equipment of your bicycle prescribed by the StVO and in particular to the helmet obligation for children under the age of 12.

Bike-Special-Offer for bikers

01.07. - 13.10.2024 Hotel Post Örglwirt

Biking in the mountains © Mountainbike_Bildnachweis_Ferienregion Salzburger Lungau
Summer-Special-Package for mountain bikers, e-bikers & leisure cyclists

Explore the wonderful mountains in Salzburg's Lungau on 2 wheels. We are happy to give you tips for easy and challenging bike routes. The possibility of placing your bike in the lockable bike stable or in the bike garage and the washing options complete the bike offer. Whether mountain biker or e-biker - you will find excellent conditions for your bike holiday in Mariapfarr!

And then:
Make yourself comfortable on the natural pond and let the sun shine on your stomach. Treat yourself to a relaxing cool down in between. Or how about a sauna session in the hotel sauna? You decide!

Price on request


  • 3 days with gourmet halfboard (Breakfast buffet and 4-course menu of choice in the evening)
  • Including Örglwirt's services
  • Natural pond in Örgi's children's world
  • LungauCard - the Salzburg all-inclusive card with great discounts
  • Free Lungau bike map of Salzburg's Lungau
  • Sauna in the hotel
  • In LATE SUMMER (from September 1st, 2024 to October 13th, 2024) you will receive per room or junior suite/family suite/apartment with a minimum stay of 5 days: A 5kg bag of "LUNGAUER EACHTLING" (potatoes) from the LUNGAUER GENUSS REGION for free!
  • Örglwirt's hiking backpack (for rental)
  • Free Lungau Bike-Hike-map
  • Bike garage (for bigger groups) and lockable bike stable
  • Washing space for your bike at the hotel
  • Washer & dryer for a fee
  • Designated e-bike charging stations
Holiday on 2 wheels.

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