Mountain biking and cycling on Semmering

 

Mountain biking and cycling on Semmering



The area around Semmering offers a wide range of runs for the ambitious hobby or family cyclist as well as the sporty mountain biker or downhill racer. Numerous signposted cycle paths, mountain bike routes and fun parks guarantee exclusive "biking fun".

Selected mountain bike routes:

Alp tour Austria
This tour of 27 stages also leads over Semmering. The dream of endless biking with the cornerstones Graz – Schladming – Vienna has come true. More information on: www.alpentour-austria.info 

Franz Werfel Route
10,5 kilometres – 360 metres in altitude - Terrain: tarmac, forest paths, gravel paths
Starting from Passhöhe Semmering – Café Pub Pinguin via Grenzlandhütte and Hochstraße,  downhill in the Adlitzgraben to Breitenstein to the central location, Blunzenwirt Inn. From here partly steeply uphill to Kreuzberg to the Speckbacher Hütte. Again downhill to Orthof to the viaduct Kalte Rinne. Here you keep to your left and continue downhill in the Adlitzgraben again to Breitenstein. At the Blunzenwirt Inn you keep to your right and return to Semmering via Adlitzgrabenstraße.

Kaltenbach Stuhleck Route
8,4 kilometres- 570 metres in altitude - Terrain: tarmac, forest paths, gravel paths
From Semmering you cycle via the R 46 Semmering cycle path, which leads along the Alte Reichsstraße, to Spital am Semmering. From the council house ascend to the Kaltenbachgraben via Sonnwinkel and past the wood chapel, a cultural gem, to the Gaißschlagermühle (service at the weekends!). From here it is partly steeply uphill via the Langeben- and Rehkögerlweg the mountain inn Friedrichhütte, which is open on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays of the summer months. Return the same route! 

Kienberg Route
17,7 kilometres – 520 metres in altitude - Terrain: tarmac, forest paths, gravel paths
Starting from Passhöhe Semmering – Café Pub Pinguin via Grenzlandhütte and Hochstraße,  downhill in the Adlitzgraben to Breitenstein to the central location, Blunzenwirt Inn. From here continue downhill and shortly before Klamm uphill to the church. In Klamm keep to your left and continue to Kreuzberg, where you join the "Franz Werfel" mountain bike route.

Liechtenstein Route
24,1 kilometres – 700 metres in altitude - Terrain: tarmac, forest paths, gravel paths
Starting from Passhöhe Semmering – Café Pub Pinguin via Grenzlandhütte and Hochstraße. Past the Südbahnhotel via the S curve to the "Attersee Villa" below the Hotel. Below, in a sharp right turn you take the left to Hahnstraße. Along this forest path you reach the u-turn Geißkircherl. From here you go on to Adlitzgrabenstraße and reach the neighbouring village Breitenstein. Keep to your right along the Semmering train line and return to Semmering.

Semmeringbahn Route
9,3 kilometres – 275 metres in altitude - Terrain: tarmac
Starting from Passhöhe Semmering – Café Pub Pinguin via Grenzlandhütte and shortly after that on the Hochstraße you keep to your left towards Wolfsbergkogel. Before the place-name sign below the Südbahnhotel you turn right and reach the Gläserstraße. Continue downhill into the Adlitzgraben. Keep to your left and cycle via the Adlitzgrabenstraße back onto Semmering.