Cycling with “electric tailwind”

E-biking in the Paznaun region

One thing’s for sure: E-bikes are booming. And that’s no surprise! After all, everyone can enjoy the magnificent trails and bike tours of the Paznaun with a bit of “electric tailwind”! Too steep, too long, too challenging – with an e-bike, disqualifiers like these have mostly become a thing of the past.

It doesn't matter whether it's an enjoyable e-bike tour from hut to hut or a challenge lasting several hours when cycling to the surrounding peaks: Thanks to the electric assistance provided by e-bikes, you don’t necessarily have to be a top athlete to master the stunning tours around Galtür, Ischgl, Kappl and See.

The good news: Almost all of the 37 varied bike tours across the Paznaun region are suitable for e-bikes!

The Paznaun

Europe’s highest e-bike destination

Once you’re in the saddle, you won’t want to stop. After all, the unique landscape with snow-covered mountain peaks and blooming meadows and fields is an experience for all senses. The Paznaun is known as Europe’s highest e-bike destination, with numerous one- to four-hour routes leading to the region’s most spectacular vantage points. If your feet start to get tired, simply switch on the electric assist and you’ll conquer even the steepest mountains with ease!

Good reasons for E-bike holidays in the Paznaun

  • Diverse terrain and large selection of routes
  • Panoramic routes for all levels of difficulty
  • Numerous rental stations for e-bikes
  • Guided tours and events in the weekly program
  • Various mountain huts for enjoyable stopovers
  • Practical charging stations for "refueling"
  • Comprehensive service and professional repair in the shops
  • Special bike accommodations with great extras
  • and much more!

The most beautiful e-bike tours

Many scenic routes and natural highlights can be found around Galtür, Ischgl, Kappl and See!

The region offers something for everyone, from leisure cyclists to families and outdoor enthusiasts. Whether it’s short, easy rides for you and your little ones or challenging summit tours: The Tyrolean mountain world holds the perfect tour for every e-biker.

Top tips for e-bike tours in the Paznaun

Galtür

The Zeinissee Route is perfect for adventure-loving families and nature-loving leisure cyclists.

  • distance: 11.8 km
  • difficulty: easy
  • ascent: 306 vertical metres


 

Ischgl

The climb on the Uphill Idalp Trail is quite a challenge – but the views from the Idalp’s sun terrace are well worth it! 

  • distance: 7.8 km
  • difficulty: intermediate
  • ascent: 967 vertical metres

Kappl

Ride on the sunny side of the Paznaun region and discover traditional villages along the Hamlet Tour. 

  • distance: 23.9 km
  • difficulty: intermediate
  • ascent: 772 vertical metres

See

The Medrigalm Tour on See’s landmark mountain is a perfect training round – with many opportunities for enjoyable breaks!

  • distance: 19.4 km
  • difficulty: intermediate
  • ascent: 846 vertical metres

Tips for E-biking in the Paznaun

Bike transport

Unfortunately, it is not possible to transport the e-bike on the summer bus due to its heavy weight.
Tip: The valley path through the beautiful Paznaun allows you to easily reach the neighbour villages and starting points!
To get to the higher starting points of your e-bike tour, simply hop on the local cable cars.

Guided tours with the pros

In Paznaun, we offer professional support so that you can fully enjoy the biking paradise that is the Tyrolean Alps. With the local bike guides and schools, cyclists and those who are just beginning can book different courses. The bike trainers show you how it’s done! Together, you’ll work on taking curves, braking and improving your overall confidence on the bike.
Or are you looking for an insider tour in the Paznaun? The guides are also happy to help with this. Book a guide for a day – the local cyclists know about the best routes! 

E-bike hires and shops

You can’t wait to try e-biking? The shops of Galtür, Ischgl, Kappl and See offer a wide range of latest-generation rental e-bikes! The local service team will be happy to help you get your e-bike adventure started! Bike repair service: Should your bike not want to go on, the professionals in the bike shops will get it back into shape!

E-bike charging stations

In Galtür, Ischgl, Kappl and See there are several charging stations and power connections for chargers you have brought with you. As you can see, nothing stands in the way of a long day in the saddle. Freshly recharged and strengthened, you can throw yourself into the next adventure. The charging stations are located in Galtür at the village square, in Ischgl on the Idalp (Vider Truja) and at the Tourist Office, in Kappl at the village square and in See at the car park of the bathing lake and the Panorama restaurant Medrigalm. A charger must be brought along (except Vider Truja and Medrigalm).

Mountain biking in the Paznaun

Do you love a challenge or would you like to improve your physical condition? Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, there’s a mountain bike trail in the Paznaun that’s perfect for you. The route network includes paths for all skill levels. Although the Paznaun is in the middle of the Alps, for families and children there are a more leisurely trails without extreme inclines as well. For biking experts, however, the challenging uphill and downhill trails may intrigue you.

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