Cycling in the Lesachtal Valley
Whether by mountain bike on beautiful forest paths, by E-bike along diverse roads or by road/racing cycle on the B111 through the Lesachtal Valley – biking enthusiasts find many opportunities for sports activities in nature here.
By racing/touring cycle through the Lesachtal Valley
The B111 leads through Europe’s most environmentally friendly valley and is an especially attractive and scenic road for racing and touring cyclists.
The Dolomites Tour through the Lesachtal Valley takes place every year – a highlight for cycling sports fans! Starting in the beautiful East Tyrolean capital Lienz, the tour leads across the Gailberg Mountain to Kötschach-Mauthen, uphill on the curvy road through the Lesachtal Valley to the Kartitsch Saddle, continuing via Tassenbach and the Puster Valley Alpine Road and back to Lienz. More details on: www.dolomitensport.at
Cycling away from the masses
There are many small communities (hamlets) in the Lesachtal Valley. Many of the hamlets offer stunning panoramic views into the valley and are perfect for cycling or E-bike tours.
Suggested tours starting from the main villages along the B111
- Podlanig – Wodmaier
- Birnbaum - Kornat
- Liesing – Excursion Destination Obergail – Plasegge
- Liesing – Pallas – Assing
- Liesing – Tscheltsch – Ladstatt – Adventure and Forest World
- St. Lorenzen – Frohn
- St. Lorenzen – Tuffbad
- Maria Luggau – Raut
- Maria Luggau – Guggenberg – Salach
- Piggyback Cycling Tour
Discover the Lesachtal Valley in a different way: by bicycle downhill through the valley of the Alps. We take you by minivan to Obertilliach from where you leisurely cycle downhill to Kötschach – Mauthen to the car park where you left your car. Stunning nature and cosy inns for a stop make this tour a sporty and scenically beautiful experience. Everyone can cycle at their own pace, returning the bicycles in Mauthen. More details about dates and times are available from the "Fit&Fun-Outdoor- Klub" www.fitundfun-outdoor.com