Taking it easy, © Eisele Hein
Taking it easy, © Eisele Hein
Religious symbols, © Astner Stefan
Religious symbols, © Astner Stefan

Family ride – Windau – Käsealm Straubing hut

Children are fascinated by water, and adults too enjoy listening to the sound of rushing mountain streams. Therefore, this intermediate and family bike with gentle climbs has plenty to offer all family members. It leads you along the Windauer Ache river to the Käsealm Straubing hut with its range of home-made specialities.

  • Many old houses showing traditional Tyrolean carvings.
  • The Windauer Ache babbles idyllically through the Windautal Valley and is the perfect place to take a break and refresh your legs in the cool water.
  • During the ride you can stop off for a snack and a drink at the Gasthof Lendwirt, the Käsealm Straubing hut or the Gasthof Jägerhäusel.
  • The Käsealm Straubing hut is located on a magnificent plateau and serves home-made cheese, speck and schnapps.

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Starting point

Tourism office Hopfgarten im Brixental/ Brixentalerstraße 41, 6361 Hopfgarten im Brixental

Finishing point

Almkäserei Straubing/ Hinterwindau 9, 6363 Westendorf


18.7 km

Riding time



1 day(s)


  • Circular route
  • Handicap-accessible
  • Route with e-bike charging station

Difficulty rating




Elevation uphill 256m
Vertical metres downhill 256m

Trail description

The starting point of the tour is the tourism office in Hopfgarten. Cross the underpass leading under the railway track and follow the Brixental-Bundesstraße road towards Kitzbühel. At the railway underpass in Hopfgarten, where the road begins steepen and lead into the forest, turn right at the power plant and ride into the Windautal Valley as far as the Gasthof Lendwirt (690 metres altitude). Then cross the bridge and follow the  signs marked “Straubing” into the valley until you reach the Käsealm Straubing hut (797 metres altitude). After the buildings continue along a flat section before the descent begins into the Windautal Valley towards the Gasthof Jägerhäusl and the Gasthof Lendwirt.
This intermediate ride takes between 2 and 4 hours and covers 18.7 kilometres and 256 vertical metres.


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Ihr Ziel: Family ride – Windau – Käsealm Straubing hut (47.44726,12.15983)

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