Top Mountain Bike Tours

The Nock Five – Supertrail

The Nock Five – Supertrail

In the “Nockbike” region the mountains are known as “Nocken”, named after the delicious Nockerln or gnocchi. The mountains here are rounded, lush green and mostly accessible right up to the summit by bike. But the trails then are surprisingly attractive and spectacular. The mountains here look friendly and hilly – but only at first glance, because brisk ascents with 1000 metres or more difference in altitude are not unusual.   Downhill cycling is available at all levels of difficulty, with plenty of options for beginners and...

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The Nock 5 – 4 days, 5 mountains.

The Nock 5 – 4 days, 5 mountains.

In the “Nockbike” region the mountains are known as “Nocken”, named after the delicious Nockerln or gnocchi. The mountains here are rounded, lush green and mostly accessible right up to the summit by bike.   The mountains here look friendly and hilly – but only at first glance, because brisk ascents with 1000 metres or more difference in altitude are not unusual. The trails are in a class of their own too. Downhill cycling is available at all levels of difficulty, with plenty of options for beginners and freeride freaks alike....

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14 Around the Priedröf

14 Around the Priedröf

A fine example of the varied range of Nockbike tours offering everything a cyclist’s heart could desire.   The route leads from Bad Kleinkirchheim via St. Oswald onto the Spitzeck and via the Brunnachhöhe to the St. Oswalder Bockhütte. This moderately difficult tour demands good endurance! If you want to save yourself around 500 metres’ difference in altitude, travel up on the Nationalparkbahn mountain railway (free of charge with the Kärnten Card). The descent leads partly along single trails and hiking trails into the Langalm...

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11 Carinthia Wealth of Water Tour

11 Carinthia Wealth of Water Tour

Lakes, streams, springs, thermal spas – experience the wealth of water in the Nockberge Mountains.       This 23 km tour starts from the charming little town of Feld am See and leads alongside a stream and small waterfalls into the Feldpannalm, from where you cross the “Maibrunn” mountain knoll and cycle to Bad Kleinkirchheim mainly on well secured gravel paths. From there you will head back via the climatic spa Obertweng towards Feld am See. Enjoy Alpine Wellness in the Bad Kleinkirchheimer thermal spas or finish off your...

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08 Tour around the Kolmnock/ Warning! Ascend to “Kaiserburg” is closed!

08 Tour around the Kolmnock/ Warning! Ascend to “Kaiserburg” is closed!

On forest roads and alpine paths around the Kolmnock with food and drink available in quaint mountain lodges.       The tour starts at the Tourist Office in Bad Kleinkirchheim, then passes the Waldtratte and crosses a mountain ridge onto the Strohsack (1,904 m). From here you ride across the Maibrunn into the Feldpannalm with several alpine lodges offering food and drink and a cheese dairy. Continue around the mountain via Obertweng and along the Tweng brook back to the starting point. Relaxation is on hand after this tour in...

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18 Two Lakes Tour

18 Two Lakes Tour

A technically demanding tour in the valley region alongside two romantic lakes.     The starting point for the tour is Feld am See. Cycle along a little-used asphalt road on the eastern shore of Lake Feldsee to the end of the lake. Then take a technically demanding forest trail above Lake Afritzer See to the end of the lake. The return route runs directly alongside the lake via Erlach back to the starting point in Feld am See. Take a detour to the Alpine Wildlife Park and enjoy the warm swimming lakes and the water sports...

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20 Feldpannalm Tour

20 Feldpannalm Tour

The Nockbike introductory tour for ambitious and advanced cyclists.     The starting point is Feld am See. Before you set off for the long drawn out ascent to the Feldpannalm, freshen up at the village fountain with the special waters of the Nockberge Mountains – “Mirnockperle” and “Grander water”. At first you will ride relatively steeply uphill on asphalt roads, and later the route is moderately difficult along a gravel path towards the Feldpannalm. The ascent is around 9 km with a difference in altitude of 750 m. On...

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09 FIS-Franz Klammer Tour/ Warning! Ascend to “Kaiserburg” is closed!

09 FIS-Franz Klammer Tour/ Warning! Ascend to “Kaiserburg” is closed!

Set off on the trail of Franz Klammer’s FIS downhill skiing run.       From the Tourist Office head towards the Kaiserburg middle station, past the Drage Hüttn until you are below the mountain station. Continue to the Rossalmhütte and across the mountain ridge with a wonderful view along the ridge as far as the “Strohsack” – the start of the famous Franz Klammer FIS downhill run. After a short downhill ride on a meadow trail, you pass the Maibrunnhütte on a forest trail leading down to Bad Kleinkirchheim, where you...

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13 Tour to the Sensory Water Trail

13 Tour to the Sensory Water Trail

Wonderful tour connecting Bad Kleinkirchheim to the village of “Doaswald”-St. Oswald higher up the mountain, following the Sensory Water Trail.     The tour starts in the centre of Bad Kleinkirchheim at the Tourist Information office. It leads past the Hotel Ronacher along attractive forest and meadow paths, some of them leading steeply uphill, towards St. Oswald. Later you will come across the stream path and follow the course of the water upwards. Pass the quarry and the “Alte Schmiede”, then after around 5 km you will...

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15 Friggatour into the Valley of the Mills

15 Friggatour into the Valley of the Mills

A varied tour in the valley area and with moderate altitudes into the idyllic mining village of Kaning with its mill hiking trail.     Starting from the village fountain in Feld am See, this route leads along the valley to the next village, Untertweng. From here you follow the asphalt road towards St. Peter, until you turn off onto the hiking trail at 5.55 km. Cycle along this until you reach the mill hiking trail in Kaning. The famous Türkhaus with its mining museum and the Kneipp hiking trail with its water mills and rest...

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29 Fresach – Franz Klammer Tour

29 Fresach – Franz Klammer Tour

This moderate tour on the southern side of the Mirnock leads through Franz Klammer’s home town of Fresach.     Start in Fresach at the municipal office and ride along the asphalt road past the leisure park towards Gschriet. Do not miss the brief wonderful view of the crystal-clear Lake Millstätter See, as the route then takes you on again immediately towards Mooswald. On this stretch enjoy the wonderful view of the Drau Valley. Then continue past the house where Franz Klammer was born, and back again to...

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31 Small Panoramic Tour/ Warning! Section is closed from “house Schrittesser to Strohsackweg”.

31 Small Panoramic Tour/ Warning! Section is closed from “house Schrittesser to Strohsackweg”.

The small introductory tour from the Kaiserburg valley station via the Bach district with amazing views of Bad Kleinkirchheim with the Römerbad Thermal Spa.       Starting from the Kaiserburg valley station, go uphill for a short stretch into the Kaiserburg skiing region. Where the paths fork, take the forest path downhill towards the Bach district and back again along the stream path to the Römerbad and the Kaiserburg valley station respectively. Visit the thermal spas with their numerous wellness and sauna...

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10 From the Lake to the Thermal Spa

10 From the Lake to the Thermal Spa

A tour connecting Feld am See and Bad Kleinkirchheim with a detour to the thermal spa. The starting point is the family sports village Feld am See. From Lake Brennsee you follow a steeply ascending asphalt road towards Obertweng. It is well worth taking a short break at the drinking and showering fountain designed especially for cyclists and hikers. After Obertweng turn right onto the hiking and forest trail leading towards Bad Kleinkirchheim, and follow this with no major ascents till you reach the thermal spas in Bad Kleinkirchheim....

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27 Arriach – Afritz Tour

27 Arriach – Afritz Tour

Easy panoramic mountain bike tour at moderate altitudes from Arriach, the geographical centre of Carinthia, to Lake Afritzer See.     This tour in stages starts in Arriach and runs along the asphalt road towards Oberwöllan with only light traffic as far as the Wöllan church. Shortly afterwards the route goes along hiking and forest trails with plenty of views above Afritz to Berg. From there you come once again to an asphalt path which you follow to the centre of Afritz or to the lake. A dip in the natural swimming lake...

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21 Klamberg Tour

21 Klamberg Tour

Short mountain bike tour with lovely views of the Gegend Valley and a refreshing fountain for cyclist.     Starting from Feld am See ride along the asphalt road towards Obertweng. While you are here, do not miss the specially designed drinking and showering fountain and the Bonsai Museum. Then the route heads uphill on gravel paths past old farms and at 4.3 km downhill again via the Klamberg and back to Feld am See. On this stretch enjoy the lovely view of the Gegend Valley with its idyllic lakes. This tour can also be cycled by...

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06 Gurkursprung Tour

06 Gurkursprung Tour

A longer version of the “Turracher Höhe – Saureggen Tour” for ultra-fit mountain bikers – passing Gurkursprung.     From the Turracher Höhe head downhill along the main road to Ebene Reichenau. From here you cycle with a slight upward incline towards Hochrindl. At St. Lorenzen turn left again upwards to the Brandstätter guest house. From the village of Berg follow the trail first downwards and later mainly uphill past Saureggen to Lake Grünsee. Then follow the trail to Lake Turracher See without any major...

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05 Turracher Höhe – Saureggen Tour

05 Turracher Höhe – Saureggen Tour

Attractive mountain bike tour around the two Turracher lakes through the stone pine region of the Nockberge Mountains.     From the Turracher Höhe ride downhill along the main road to Ebene Reichenau. At 5.82 km do not miss the descent on the left towards Winkl-Berg/Saureggen. From here you will be riding mainly on hiking trails, gravel and meadow paths upwards to the idyllically located Lake Grünsee, after which you follow the path to Lake Turracher See without any major difficulties. Highlights on the Turracher Höhe are the...

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35 Mountainbike Tour Deutsch Griffen

35 Mountainbike Tour Deutsch Griffen

Quickly tackled, moderate tour over the Bischofsberg.     The starting point of the tour is Deutsch Griffen. Leave the Moserwirt and go along the road towards Gurk, then at the end of the village turn left towards Bischofsberg. Go past the convalescent home and take mainly gravel and hiking trails back to the starting point Deutsch Griffen. Map material: You will find more detailed information in the Nockbike map no. 35.     AT A GLANCE! Difference in altitude: 287 m Distance: 8.3 km Cycling time: approx. 1.5...

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28 Höhenpanoramatour Gnesau

28 Höhenpanoramatour Gnesau

Höhenpanoramatour Gnesau     Kartenmaterial: Genauere Informationen sind in der Nockbike Karte Nr. 28 ersichtlich. Guiding: 1 x wöchentlich in 2 Leistungslevels geführt (mit Fahrtechniktraining).           AUF EINEN BLICK! Höhenmeter: 621 hm Entfernung: 21,1 km Fahrzeit: ca. 2,5 Stunden Schwierigkeit: MITTELSCHWER   Nähere Informationen über das Nockbike-Tourenangebot, geführte Touren in verschiedenen Leistungslevels mit Fahrtechnik Training, Shuttle Service, Pauschalpakete etc. erfahren...

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