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Mountain biking | Lesehotel at The Lake Hallstatt

Two wheel sports in Salzkammergut

Embark on an exhilarating adventure on two wheels in the stunning Salzkammergut region. Discover the picturesque landscapes surrounding Bad Goisern and the enchanting Lake Hallstatt through action-packed mountain bike tours or leisurely explorations. The centrally located Lesehotel in the heart of the Inner Salzkammergut nature region serves as an ideal starting point for delightful cycling adventures. With a range of cycle paths and mountain bike tours across mountains and valleys, there's something for everyone, providing a personal sporting challenge while immersing you in the breathtaking beauty of the natural surroundings.

Exert yourself and breathe a sigh of relief

Indulge in the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation in the Salzkammergut region. After an exhilarating bike adventure, you'll return to the cosy haven of the Lesehotel, feeling both exhausted and elated. Recharge your batteries in this serene reading hotel, immersing yourself in a world of books, browsing, and pure enjoyment. Whether one partner is fulfilling their biking passion or simply embracing the tranquillity of the mountains with a good book, both find deep contentment. On the following day, enjoy a leisurely e-bike ride together and unwind at the hotel's private beach on the shores of Lake Hallstatt. Let the serenity of the surroundings and the joy of shared moments create lasting memories.

E-bikes in Bad Goisern

While on the subject of recharging batteries, let the well-connected network of e-bike rental stations and convenient battery charging points enhance your exploration of the cycling and mountain bike trails surrounding the Lesehotel in Bad Goisern. With the power of an e-bike, effortlessly navigate the trails and effortlessly ascend to lofty heights, all while indulging in captivating panoramic views that will leave you spellbound. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region, embracing the joy of e-biking as you effortlessly reach new horizons and create unforgettable memories

The 4 most beautiful bike tours around the Lesehotel:

Predigtstuhl Round:

Embark on the exhilarating Predigtstuhl Round, a 31-kilometre mountain bike tour boasting breathtaking views and abundant sunshine. With the stunning Dachstein glacier as your constant companion, conquering the 820 metres of altitude becomes a rewarding and effortless endeavour.


Difficulty: medium | kilometres: 31.2 km | duration: 2:20 hours | metres in altitude: 820

Goiserer Hoisnrad Round:

Embark on a convenient and breathtaking bike tour that begins right at the doorstep of the Lesehotel. The journey starts with a steep uphill climb to Hütteneck, where you'll be rewarded with an awe-inspiring view of the magnificent Lake Hallstatt. Continuing on, the route takes you on a leisurely path to Hoisnradalm, where you'll be treated to a captivating vista of Lake Wolfgang. After crossing the Traun, the trail guides you back to Bad Goisern and ultimately to the welcoming embrace of the Lesehotel, via the picturesque Weissenbach. Get ready to immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings and create unforgettable memories on this remarkable bike tour.


Difficulty: medium | Kilometres: 32.7 km | Duration: 2:30 h | Metres in altitude: 800

The Kriemoosalm round:  

For those seeking a less challenging section of this bike loop, a convenient starting point awaits at the Lesehotel. Begin your journey from the barrier above the hotel and keep right at the crossroads. After a right-hand bend, change direction and pedal along Rehmöser Straße towards Hütteneckalm. Enjoy a leisurely ride along the forest road, crossing a small mountain stream and descending steeply on a cart track to Kriemoosalm.

From there, relish in a relaxed downhill stretch along the Rehkogel estate road and an asphalted estate road until you reach the Herndl crossroads. Traverse through a scenic forest, following the enchanting Herndlbergweg to its end. From there, cycle towards St. Agatha and make your way back to Bad Goisern, completing the loop. This alternative route allows you to enjoy a more leisurely and picturesque journey, immersing yourself in the beauty of the surroundings as you explore the breathtaking landscape.

Difficulty: difficult| Kilometres: 17.8 km | Duration: 1:30 h | Metres in altitude: 514

Around Lake Hallstatt


Embark on an unforgettable bike tour around the picturesque Lake Hallstättersee, a true delight for leisure cyclists. The 22-kilometre route begins at the "Mitte" car park in Bad Goisern, setting you on a path of pure enjoyment along the shimmering shores of Lake Hallstatt, passing through the charming "Stamm" district.

As you reach the enchanting village of Hallstatt, a treasure trove of sights, museums, and historic streets await your exploration. Take your time to soak in the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage site and indulge in the captivating atmosphere that surrounds you. This bike tour promises a memorable journey filled with scenic landscapes, cultural experiences, and the joy of leisurely cycling.

Discover a hidden gem at the Reading Hotel: our guests enjoy exclusive access to a private bathing area right in Hallstatt. Take a tranquil moment to cool your tired feet and unwind in serene surroundings.

Salzkammergut Mountainbike Trophy 2023

Mark your calendars for 15 July 2023, as the highly anticipated Salzkammergut Mountain Bike Trophy returns, inviting cyclists from across Europe to embark on a thrilling journey around Lake Hallstatt. With seven marathon distance options ranging from 22 to 120 kilometres, both recreational riders and seasoned athletes will discover their perfect sporting challenge.

For the daring and adventurous, the ultimate highlight awaits: a gruelling 210-kilometre bike tour encompassing an impressive 7,049 metres of altitude.

Aptly named "Once in(to) hell and back," this extreme variant promises an unforgettable test of endurance. To enhance your experience, the Lesehotel offers ideal accommodations for all Salzkammergut Trophy participants. Whether you seek mental preparation before the big event or a peaceful retreat to unwind afterwards, our hotel provides the perfect haven for relaxation and rejuvenation. Join us for this extraordinary sporting event and create lasting memories in the heart of Salzkammergut.

Bike rental & bike partner:

The Lesehotel has two bikes that can be rented spontaneously on site. Special bikes and other bikes can be rented from our bike partner Bikeworld Bernhard Thalhammer at a special price of € 40/day.

You want to explore the Salzkammergut and Lake Hallstatt on two wheels? The Lesehotel in the Salzkammergut offers the perfect setting.

Book your time out at the Lesehotel near Hallstatt now. We will be happy to answer all your questions by e-mail or personally on the phone at .