Different hotels and camping sites also offer bicycles and eBikes for rent.
Information on that as well as about infrastructure is available here.
Active cycling holidays
Bicycle & mountain bike
With over 800km of excellent mountain bike and cycling routes the most active valley of the world lives up to its name.
More than 30 different routes between Strass and Mayrhofen take you via picturesque and adventurous mountain bike trails as well as over cycling paths filled with experiences to the mountain pastures and huts of the first holiday region in the Zillertal, Fügen-Kaltenbach.
The rich network of trails leads you up to an altitude of 2,400 metres and guarantees fantastic panorama views of the whole Zillertal, the Tuxer main ridge and the Zillertaler Alps. The bicycle and mountain bike offer comprises beginners or family tours along the Zillertalradweg all the way to challenging daily tours up to Zillertaler Höhenstraße or via the Kellerjochrunde to the Inn valley.
For all of you who want to get to the start of, or come back from a cycle tour which is away from where you are staying, hassle-free, the Zillertalbahn can be used to transport bikes. The Zillertalbahn operates from Jenbach to Mayrhofen. There are stops throughout Zillertal. As well as the service to take your bike with you, a trip on the nostalgic steam train of the Zillertalbahn really is a highlight.
With the interactive cycle map to download and print out you can easily plan your biketour.
Sporthaus & Radcenter Unterlercher - Fügen
Mountain bikes, trekking bikes, children’s, eMountain and eTrekking bikes
Hauptstraße 27, 6263 Fügen,Tel. +43 5288 6767 700, www.sport-unterlercher.at
Zillertalbahn stations (Fügen, Zell und Mayrhofen)
Citybikes and Kinderräder www.zillertalbahn.at
Bicycles can be returned at any of the above listed stations.
Sport Stock - Kaltenbach
Mountainbikes, Trekkingräder, Kinderräder, E-Mountainbikes und E-Trekking Bikes
Postfeldstr. 7, 6272 Kaltenbach, Tel. +43 5283 20161, www.sportstock.at
Bike Vital - Kaltenbach
Schmiedau 2, 6272 Kaltenbach, Tel. +43 699 106 48 331 www.bikevital24.com
Tips for cycle tours in Zillertal
Family cycle tour 'Zillertal-Radweg'
This easy cycle tour is great for families. The Zillertal-Radweg begins in Strass in Zillertal, and spans 30.5 km, through all of Zillertal. The path proceeds on the left banks of the River Ziller, through Schlitters, via Fügen and Uderns to Kaltenbach. From there you continue along the route of the Zillertalbahn. The Zillertal Activcard provides special discounts for those who prefer to head back on the Zillertalbahn.
Facts: 125 metres altitude, route length 30.5 km, highest point 630m, ride time 2 hours
Mountain bike tour to the Kellerjoch
The 'Kellerjochrunde' mountain bike circuit starts in Fügen in Zillertal and, with an altitude difference of 2010 metres, is a tour for fit cyclists. The bike circuit spans 55 km and is great for endurance training, with not many steep roads. The last section proceeds is leisurely, via Kupfnerberg and Finsingtal to Hochfügen and to Loassattel. This scenic route is variety-packed and offers pure natural surroundings, through to little towns where time seems to have stood still – everything for a lovely mountain bike tour in Zillertal. Precise and detailed route outlines are available on the interactive map, where you can also download your tour.
Facts: 2010 metres altitude, route length: 55 km, highest point 1690m, riding time 5 hours, difficulty level: 'difficult'.
Cycling in the Zillertal
Movelo eBikes – the new cycling dimension.
Experience leisurely cycling in the Movelo region in the Zillertal. Simply rent a Swiss FLYER on-site.
A network of rental and battery replacement stations guarantee mobility without limits. The trained staff in the Movelo rental shops expect you and offer Swiss FLYERs. You will find all rentals in the first holiday region in the Zillertal here in this flyer.
Mountain Bike School Tirol
The state-certified bike guide Stephan Oberlechner is happy to share his expertise when it comes to technique training or guided mountain bike tours. Whether forest or single trails – there is a matching technique programme or the guided tour with eMountain bike and mountain bike for everyone.
Tours take place with a maximum of 6 people allowing guides to individually meet the general and respective skill requirements of participants. We are happy to assemble an individual programme for you.