In its 71st year in 2019, the Tour of Austria is the country’s biggest and most prestigious cycling event, featuring riders from the world’s best teams. Day 6 and 7 will take riders through Tirol – and atop Kitzbüheler Horn Peak.
Crossing the whole of Austria in July 2019, the 71st Österreich Rundfahrt (Tour of Austria) is broken into seven day-long segments, called stages. A number of big names have already signalled their intention to ride the race. On Day 5 (July 11), the Tour is heading into Tirol, crossing Zillertal and Inntal Valleys on its way past Hopfgarten to Kitzbühel. Stage 6 on July 12 will be the toughest day of racing this year, with the challenging climb atop the summit of Kitzbüheler Horn. All in all, the Tour features an 876.5-kilometer course with a nasty elevation gain of 16,322 meters to master. The Tour of Austria is the country’s biggest and most prestigious cycling event.