Way up high: mountain bike tours in the Montafon

Mountain bike tours & trails in Vorarlberg: fun and sports on the mountain

A genuine bike paradise is waiting for mountain bikers in the Montafon mountains with one mountain bike trail more exciting than the next.

Fascinating nature, tours of varying degrees of difficulty and the best equipment make for a perfect active holiday in Austria.

The mountain bike trails at a glance

40 different cycling trails show off their best side in the mountains of western Austria; 28 of which are particularly attractive for mountain bikers. Schruns, in close vicinity to Hotel Löwen, features 13 trails.

Action tour: 19.6 km, 761 m of altitude difference
This tour from the Aktivpark Montafon to the Hohensee requires stamina and the right technique.

Bärger tour: 15.4 km, 476 m of altitude difference
Pleasure tour leading to the Bartholomäberg, Montafon’s sun balcony, across asphalt paths.

Miner tour: 28.6 km, 1,005 m of altitude difference
Slightly more challenging tour up to sunny Kristberg.

M1 - Montafon mountain bike marathon: 27.7 km, 970 m of altitude difference
The little brother of the M2 mountain bike trails is short and sweet, but shouldn’t be underestimated.

M2 – Montafon mountain bike marathon: 58.8 km, 2,063 m of altitude difference
This tour will definitely make you sweat!

M3 – Extreme Montafon mountain bike marathon: 113.4 km, 3,534 m of altitude difference
Exert yourself, sweat and conquer the mountains. The M3 trail is probably the most challenging route in the Montafon.

Bathing tour: 36.1 km, 506 m of altitude difference
The starting point is the Aktivpark Montafon. The mountain bike tour leads to the Hochmontafon past countless bathing facilities.

Montafon tour: 65.5 km, 1,721 m of altitude difference
This demanding mountain bike trail leads through the nature protection area Verwall “Nature 2000”.

Clear view tour: 25.9 km, 1,370 m of altitude difference.
The classic on the Kropfen, the local mountain of Schruns.

City tour: 26.6 km, 232 m of altitude difference
This tour to the centre of Bludenz is ideal for beginners and families, and can be completed by city bikes, trekking bikes and e-bikes.

Sonnenkopf tour: 58.7 km, 1,345 m of altitude difference
The lonely Wasserstubental is many a connoisseur’s target. Home-made dairy products are the reward for the challenging drive on the Wasserstubenalpe.

Sun balcony tour: 44 km, 1,335 m of altitude difference
The history of mining in the valley is at the centre of this tour of medium difficulty.

Forest and meadow tour: 32.6 km, 1,448 m of altitude difference
Find peace and tranquillity between lush alpine meadows on this trail.

Challenging mountainbike trails in Montafon © Andreas Künk

E-mountain bike tours in the Montafon

When it comes to the latest mountain bike trends, the Montafon region is always at the forefront. Over the last years, e-bikes have made many mountain bike tours accessible to those that hadn’t been able to manage them before. A small electric motor on the mountain bike helps overcoming long inclines.

Almost everyone is now able to scale the mountains. Pleasure bikers don’t have to abstain from the infinite views across the Rätikon, Silvretta and Verwall – with the good feeling of having done something good for yourself and your body.

Information about e-mountain bikes

  • The e-bike motor supports you up to a speed of 25 kph.
  • The minimum age to use an e-mountain bike in the Silvretta, Rätikon and Verwall is 14.
  • As part of the BergePLUS programme, guests of the Löwen Hotel Montafon can go on special e-bike tours for free.

    Guided mountain bike tours

    Get to know yourself, your bike and the holiday region under expert, professional guidance. The professional guides know the mountain bike trails like the back of their hands and give you helpful pointers about technique and equipment. Nine guided mountain bike tours allow you to embark on discovery tours through the mountains of Vorarlberg.

    Guided mountain bike tours at a glance

      • Valschavieltal forest tour: 25 km, 300 m of altitude difference
      • Sonnenkopf tour: 60 km, 1,350 m of altitude difference
      • Balbier waterfall tour: 10 km, 250 m of altitude difference
      • Kapell depth metre tour: 9 km, 1,190 m of depth difference
      • Silbertal raised bog tour: 31 km, 1,150 m of altitude difference
      • Alpe Latons tour: 67 km, 1,500 m of altitude difference
      • Tschagguns reservoirs tour: 20 km, 800 m of altitude difference
      • Rifabecken waterpower tour: 7 km, 100 m of altitude difference

      As part of the BergePLUS programme, many of the mountain bike tours are free for Hotel Löwen guests.