Austria The best and most beautiful motorcycle tours

6/9/15

Austria The best and most beautiful motorcycle tours



Austria is a paradise for motorcyclists and bikers. Here you can find everything a biker's heart beat faster: Narrow streets, sharp turns, steep descents and tight corners need to be mastered. But even those who would like to comfortably cruise through the Austrian mountains, comes here fully at its expense. Today we present a small selection of Austria's best and most beautiful motorcycle tours that promise exciting experiences and impressions surrounded by nature.


The Grossglockner High Alpine Tour


The Grossglockner High Alpine Road at the most famous road that leads over the Alps. Here it goes up steeply, after all, is the Grossglockner with a height of 3,798 meters the highest mountain in Austria. The road over the Hochtor impresses not only with stunning views of snow-covered peaks and deep gorges, it also grants fascinating insights into the history. Many centuries ago, the Celts, Romans and other ancient peoples chose the Hochtor to cross the Alps. The modern visitor center at the Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Höhe you will learn interesting facts and surprising about the giant mountain. The view of the Grossglockner and the largest glacier in the Alps, the Pasterze, is unique from here.


The Kaunertal Glacier Road


Motorcyclists are at this varied and challenging tour have their joy. The Kaunertal Glacier Road starts in Kaunertal at an altitude of about 1,200 meters and ends at almost 2,750 meters above sea level. The track boasts a length of 26 kilometers, with 29 bends and countless ups and downs with a vertical drop of 1,500 meters above sea level. Along the way can be found all kinds of well signposted Refreshments and attractions that will be visited. The absolute highlight, however, is the so-called glacier, can explore the inside of a glacier on the visitors safely.


The Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road


Also this road is one of the most famous Alpine passes. And that is no coincidence, because the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road offers a fascinating panoramic view of majestic mountain peaks, lush pastures, mountain huts, crystal clear mountain lakes and rushing mountain rivers. More than 60 curves allow the tour to anyone motorcyclists are a unique experience. Along the road several holding facilities have been set up, where architectural sculptures tell a lot about the history, culture, economy, society and nature in the Alpine region.



Pictures of Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Kaunertal Glacier Road in Tyrol and Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road




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