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A nice and comfortable tour around the Tannheimer Tal.
moderate
Distance 82.8 km
7:40 h
800 m
800 m
1,175 m
805 m
The Tannheimer Tal has been known among cyclists for quite some time, because in 2001 the retinue of the Tour of Austria Bicycle Tour went through the valley. In 2005 the cycling pros of the Tour of Bavaria came to Tyrolean soil at the opening stage and were rewarded with the mountain classification Tannheimer Tal and the mountain classification Jungholz. And even professionals noticed the scenic attractions of the "probably most beautiful high valley in Europe". Lush green meadows, the Haldensee and a beautiful mountain scenery accompanied the cycling pros on their competition kilometres. And thus the Tannheimer Tal has also advertised itself as an ideal region for targeted training or extended tours. "The Tannheimer Tal is an ideal starting point for long racing bike tours to the surrounding regions such as Lake Constance or the Arlberg", says Michael Keller, managing director of the tourism association Tannheimer Tal and former national mountain bike coach of Austria. Cyclists find in the Tannheimer Tal not only the ideal starting point but also a wide range of accommodation. You can choose your accommodation from a 5-star house to a private room. After a nice ride you can relax and recharge your batteries. - The Tannheimer Tal

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Update: June 22, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
Bundesstraße Oberjoch, 1,175 m
Lowest point
Pinswang, 805 m
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Safety information

The StVO applies. General valid and customary rules of conduct.

It should be noted that in road cycling there is an increased risk of accidents and injuries. Despite careful tour planning, a basic risk always remains. Tour preparation through endurance sports, appropriate training and further education as well as personal prudence reduces the risk of accidents and injuries.

Tips and hints

Tourismusverband Tannheimer Tal 

Rennradfahren im Tannheimer Tal

Start

Tannheim (1,097 m)
Coordinates:
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47.499150, 10.521515
DMS
47°29'56.9"N 10°31'17.5"E
UTM
32T 614591 5261757
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Destination

Tannheim

Turn-by-turn directions

Start at the tourist information in Tannheim in eastern direction, passing Nesselwängle over the Gaichtpaß to Weißenbach. At the roundabout take the second exit towards Reutte and after approx. 300 m turn right. Via Ehenbichl to Reutte, turn left at the crossroads and continue to the first roundabout, where you turn right. Go straight on at the second roundabout, at the third roundabout take the 2nd exit towards the railway station. Follow the road towards Pfalch/Füssen. In Pflach turn right towards Pinswang. There follows a short and crisp ascent over the Kniepass to Pinswang. Continue to Ulrichsbrücke and via Vils to Pfronten to Nesselwang. After a short ascent, turn left, past the Grüntensee lake to the traffic light controlled junction near Wertach. Turn left and follow the road until the Jungholz turn-off. Turn left, there is an ascent to Jungholz and a nice descent down to the main road. Turn left, pass Unterjoch until you reach Oberjoch. Turn left at the crossroads and follow the main road to the starting point in Tannheim.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Sonthofen, Pfronten/Ried or Reutte, then by bus to Tannheim.

Getting there

On the motorway A7 at the exit "Oy-Mittelberg" on the B310 towards Wertach and to Oberjoch. There follow the signposting "Tannheimer Tal" B199, exit Tannheim.From the Tyrolean side via Reutte on the B198 towards Lechtal until Weißenbach, over the Gaichtpass along the B199 until exit Tannheim.

Parking

Parking spaces at the Neunerköpfle gondola lift in Tannheim - subject to charges.

Coordinates

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47.499150, 10.521515
DMS
47°29'56.9"N 10°31'17.5"E
UTM
32T 614591 5261757
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Author’s map recommendations

Racing bike booklet "The most beautiful racing bike tours around the Tannheimer Tal". Available in all tourist offices in the Tannheimer Tal and Jungholz.

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Equipment

The personal equipment must be safe and serviceable and meet the relevant technical standards. Every racing cyclist is recommended to obtain information about the planned tours from specialist literature or on site. Complete racing bike equipment is strongly recommended, even for experienced cyclists!

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
82.8 km
Duration
7:40 h
Ascent
800 m
Descent
800 m
Highest point
1,175 m
Lowest point
805 m
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