A promising racing bike tour, for connoisseurs
Quality of experience: *****
- Refreshment stops available
- Botanical highlights
- Faunistic highlights
The Tannheimer Tal has been known among cyclists for quite some time, because in 2001 the retinue of the Tour of Austria Bicycle Tour went through the valley. In 2005 the cycling pros of the Tour of Bavaria came to Tyrolean soil at the opening stage and were rewarded with the mountain classification Tannheimer Tal and the mountain classification Jungholz. And even professionals noticed the scenic attractions of the "probably most beautiful high valley in Europe". Lush green meadows, the Haldensee and a beautiful mountain scenery accompanied the cycling pros on their competition kilometres. And thus the Tannheimer Tal has also advertised itself as an ideal region for specific training or extended tours. "The Tannheimer Tal is an ideal starting point for long racing bike tours to the surrounding regions such as Lake Constance or the Arlberg", says Michael Keller, managing director of the tourism association Tannheimer Tal and former national mountain bike coach of Austria. Cyclists find in the Tannheimer Tal not only the ideal starting point but also a wide range of accommodation. You can choose your accommodation from a 5-star house to a private room. After a nice ride you can relax and recharge your batteries. - The Tannheimer Tal
Racing bike booklet "The most beautiful racing bike tours around the Tannheimer Tal".
Available in all tourist offices in the Tannheimer Tal and Jungholz.
Start at the tourist information in Tannheim in eastern direction, past Nesselwängle over the Gaichtpaß down the valley to Weißenbach. At the roundabout take the exit towards Reutte and turn right after approx. 300 m. Continue over the Lech bridge to Ehenbichl and Reutte, there turn right at the crossroads towards Innsbruck and at the end of Reutte turn right again to climb the Katzenberg towards Innsbruck. Follow the road until the junction Lermoos/Ehrwald and turn right into the centre of Lermoos. There turn left in the direction of Garmisch and continue to the beginning of Ehrwald, turn left here and under the viaduct arch in the direction of Garmisch. Continue through the Loisachtal valley via the former Griessen border crossing to Garmisch, pass the barracks and head towards Munich. Turn left at the main intersection towards Munich and at the end of Garmisch turn right towards Farchant, because the road tunnel has to be bypassed! After Farchant keep right and drive 1.8 km on the B2 to Oberau. Turn left there and cross the Ettaler Sattel to Ettal, then turn left and follow the signs to Reutte/Tyrol. Past the Linderhof Castle, later along the Plansee to Kreckelmoos. At the roundabout take the first exit to Breitenwang and follow the road to Reutte. At the 1st roundabout take the exit on the right and at the next roundabout follow the signs to the train station. Follow the road towards Pflach/Füssen and continue via Musau to Vils and Pfronten. In Pfronten-Steinach turn left and follow the signpost Tannheimer Tal, through the Engetal and past Grän. At the crossroads turn right to Tannheim until you reach the starting point.
Great restaurants and refreshments along the entire route
The StVO applies. General valid and customary rules of conduct.
It should be noted that in road cycling there is an increased risk of accidents and injuries. Despite careful tour planning, a basic risk always remains. Tour preparation through endurance sports, appropriate training and further education as well as personal prudence reduces the risk of accidents and injuries.
The personal equipment must be safe and serviceable and meet the relevant technical standards. Every racing cyclist is recommended to obtain information about the planned tours from specialist literature or on site. Complete racing bike equipment is strongly recommended, even for experienced cyclists!
Tourismusverband Tannheimer Tal
Rennradfahren im Tannheimer Tal
On the motorway A7 at the exit "Oy-Mittelberg" on the B310 towards Wertach and to Oberjoch. There follow the signposting "Tannheimer Tal" B199, exit Tannheim. From the Tyrolean side via Reutte on the B198 towards Lechtal until Weißenbach, over the Gaichtpass along the B199 until exit Tannheim.
By train to Sonthofen, Pfronten/Ried or Reutte, then by bus to Tannheim.
Parking spaces at the Neunerköpfle gondola lift in Tannheim - subject to charges