From straightforward mountain bike tours along rivers or through woods to extremely challenging mountain tours – the Chiemgau has great routes to suit all mountain-biking enthusiasts.


A ride to one of the many alpine huts on the Chiemgau's alpine pastures is most definitely worthwhile: You will be rewarded with both magnificent views and a Bavarian "Brotzeit" snack, washed down with some delicious Bavarian beer!

  • Watzmann-Hochkönig Route

This tour is to mountain-bike enthusiasts what the

  •  Mozart Cycle Route

is for culture-vultures. The route named after the famous composer lasts several days, sees you circumnavigate the two alpine peaks to enjoy some unforgettable views.

There are also suitable routes for holidaymakers who are trying mountain biking for the very first time

  • Start, for example, in Ruhpolding and cycle via Lake Lödensee to the Röthelmoosalm and Eschelmoosalm alpine meadows.
  • The ascent to the Sotteralm is also easy enough to manage and begins in Reit im Winkl.

Otherwise, some mountains give you the option of travelling to the top with your mountain bike via cable car and then enjoying the descent from the saddle.

Mountain-bike hire and expert advice is available locally.