Riding around the Kaiser Mountains, © Tourismusverband Wilder Kaiser/ WOM Medien GmbH Stefan Schopf
Riding around the Kaiser Mountains, © Tourismusverband Wilder Kaiser/ WOM Medien GmbH Stefan Schopf

Mountain Bike Ride
Kaiser Loop

This circular ride around the Kaiser Mountains is perfect for families and those who like to take it easy and enjoy the landscape without too many climbs or descents. At 83.6 kilometres in length with just 808 vertical metres of climbing, riders will cover plenty of ground. Good job there are a few recharging stations along the way to top up your battery when it gets low. The ride begins in Kufstein and leads via Ebbs to the Walchsee lake and on to the baroque town of St. Johann in Tirol. Fans of the TV series "Der Bergdoktor" can check out many of the filming locations in Ellmau at the end of the ride.

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Starting point


Finishing point


Mountain chain

Kaiser Mountains


83.6 km


  • Circular route
  • Handicap-accessible
  • Route with e-bike charging station
    • Hotel zur Schanz, Schanz 1, Ebbs
    • Tourismusverband Kufsteinerland, Unterer Stadtplatz 11 – 13, Kufstein
    • Kaiserwinkl Infobüro Walchsee, Dorfstraße 1
    • Café See la Vie, Johannesstraße 30, Walchsee
    • Kaiserwinkl Infobüro Kössen, Postweg 6
    • Adventure Club Kaiserwinkl, Hüttfeldstraße 65a, Kössen
    • Bärenhütte, Thurnbichl 47, Kössen
    • Vital-Hotel Berghof, Dorf 24, Erpfendorf
    • Dorfplatz 12, Kirchdorf in Tirol
    • Eurotank Sinnesberger, Innsbrucker Straße 68, Kirchdorf in Tirol
    • Gasthof Stimmersee, Simmersee 1, Kufstein

Difficulty rating



806m 476m

Elevation uphill 808m
Vertical metres downhill 808m

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* These are approximate values and recommendations. Please take your personal fitness level, technical ability and the current weather conditions into account. Tirol Werbung cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct and accepts no liability.


Parking available at the Kaiserlift in Kufstein

Places serving food & drink

  • Various locations in Walchsee
  • Various locations in Kössen
  • Various locations in Kirchdorf in Tirol
  • Various locations in St. Johann in Tirol
  • Various locations in Going am Wilden Kaiser
  • Various locations in Ellmau
  • Various locations in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser
  • Various locations in Kufstein


Trail description

This ride begins on the Inn Cycle Path in Kufstein. It starts by heading along the bank of the river in a north-easterly direction to Ebbs. It is at the settlement of Mühltal that the climb begins via Durchholzen to the Walchsee lake. Take the trail through fields in an easterly direction, past the golf course in Kössen. After 9.6 kilometres you will reach the centre of Kössen. Continue via Thurnbichl and along the Großache river heading south gently uphill to Erpfendorf near Kirchdorf in Tirol. Then head on to Kirchdorf and through the Leukental Valley to St. Johann in Tirol. Before you reach the centre of St. Johann, at the industrial area, stay right and head towards Rettenbach. There now follows an up-and-down section  to Going am Wilden Kaiser via Aschau, pas the swimming lake. From there, continue to Going and, after the bottom station of the  Astbergbahn cable car, shortly before you get to Ellmau, you will reach the highest point of the ride at 806 metres above sea level. After passing Ellmai thr descent begins towards Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, the Weißache river and along route 348 to Söll. Shortly before Stockach near Söll, the route climbs again, following the river in a north-westerly direction, back to Kufstein.

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Ihr Ziel: Kaiser Loop (47.57635,12.15229)

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