Cycling tours in Carinthia – biking in the Nockberge Mountains, Bad Kleinkirchheim

Out and about in the cycling paradise of Carinthia – Die Post bike hotel

The "nock/bike region" – is a real "bikers' paradise". The world of mountains and lakes south of the main ridge of the Alps impresses beginners, family cyclists, summiteers and real mountain bike fans with breathtaking panoramic views over the whole of Carinthia. And with suitable tours for any level.

The right cycling route for any level

A cycling holiday in Carinthia
Bike holiday in Carinthia

More than 1,000 kilometres of signposted and secure bike tours stretch from the Nockberge/Bad Kleinkirchheim region over Lake Millstatt to the Lieser and Malta valley as far as the Katschberg. The freeride tours around Bad Kleinkirchheim with downhill passages and single trails via Feld am See are a technical challenge. However, the range on offer also extends to the family-friendly lake cycle path around Lake Millstatt.

Bike with the cycling map for the Bad Kleinkirchheim region!
And find out more about mountain biking in Bad Kleinkirchheim.

NEW: great e-bike hire and bike service at Hotel Die Post

We have equipped ourselves with lots of e-bikes! As a guest at Hotel Die Post. Active. Family. Spa. you benefit from our fleet of electric bikes. Sporty bikers are working up a sweat now as e-bikers are no longer left behind on the mountain. Also ideal for family outings with several generations!

An e-bike tour is on the programme with one of our activity guides once a week at Hotel Die Post.

Bike service: Our hire bikes at Die Post are of course well serviced. But even if you prefer to head out with your own bike, Die Post works with the best bike mechanics in the region and makes sure that your bike is fit again overnight.

Carinthia, paradise for a holiday with your road bike

For experienced road cyclists it goes without saying: if you want to ride into the new season early, you can do this really well in Carinthia.

Road cyclists experience exhilaration on 27 road bike tours in and around Bad Kleinkirchheim. You can find ideal routes, outstanding roads and perfect routing throughout the season here. The stunning scenery and Carinthia's pleasant southern climate with beautiful weather ensure perfect road cycling bliss from spring to autumn.

A cycling holiday in Carinthia
A cycling outing with the family

Road cycling and road cycling tours

If you want to enjoy that road cycling feeling on well developed roads without much traffic, you should come to Carinthia. The tour through the valley following the tracks of the ARBÖ Cycle Marathon Bad Kleinkirchheim, tours around Carinthia's lakes – the colourful range of road cycling tours in Carinthia is extremely varied.

The heart of many tours in Bad Kleinkirchheim is Carinthia's panoramic road, the Nockalm Scenic Road. The almost 35-kilometre long road winds through the Nockberge biosphere reserve in 52 hairpin bends. The road's slight gradient makes it ideal for being able to enjoy the stunning surrounding area while road cycling.

Road cycling tours around the Bad Kleinkirchheim region

The Nockalm circuit – the road cycling tour over Carinthia's Nockalm Scenic Road

The start and finish is the famous spa town of Bad Kleinkirchheim. The Nockalm circuit leads 106 kilometres through the stunning region of the Nockberge Mountains up to 2,440 metres altitude on an asphalt route. One of the most stunning sections of the Nockalm circuit road cycling tour is the 34-kilometre long Nockalm Scenic Road. The Nockalm Scenic Road winds through the picturesque Nockberge biosphere reserve with a gradient of about 8 – 10 percent.

Elevation gain: 2,195m
Distance: 106.3 km
Cycling time: approx. 3.5-6 hours
Level of difficulty: difficult

The 4 lakes circuit (nock/bike)

The start and finish of this road cycling tour is the famous spa town of Bad Kleinkirchheim. The 4 lakes circuit with 115.8 km leads you past the lakes Feldsee, Afritzer See, Ossiacher See and Lake Wörth.

Elevation gain: approx. 1,581 m
Distance: 115.8 km
Cycling time: approx. 6 hours
Level of difficulty: difficult

Following the tracks of the ARBÖ Cycle Marathon – around the Wöllaner Nock

A biking holiday in Carinthia
A stop to recharge the batteries

You cycle towards Afritz/Verditz (km 7.79) and turn left at the junction at km 10.46. Passing Arriach (km 13.30), the Klösterlebahn cable car (km 18.25), and the Bachkeusche (km 23.23). In Oberboden (km 29.73) turn left at the junction, follow the B95 main road continuously to Gnesau (km 36.3). Carry on past Zedlitzdorf and St. Margarethen as far as the junction at km 45.87 then turn left towards Bad Kleinkirchheim. You pass Bad Kleinkirchheim, tourist information (km 52.67) and come to Radenthein (km 59.19); at the roundabout at km 59.75 take the exit towards Villach. In Feld am See you return to the starting point in the village square (km 63.45).

Elevation gain: approx. 1,059 m
Distance: 62.3 km
Riding time: approx. 5 – 6 hours
Level of difficulty: difficult

A cycling holiday at Hotel Die Post in Bad Kleinkirchheim

Discover our special offers for cyclists at Hotel Die Post or simply send us your no-obligation enquiry now and look forward to a wonderful time with your bike in the fantastic Carinthian scenery.

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