Nestled in the mountains of Salzburg, there stands a wooden hotel. We are in Leogang, right by the Epic Bike Park - Welcome to Forsthofalm, your starting point for the wildest and most beautiful bike experiences. Situated in the midst of an exciting mountain bike location, surrounded by the picturesque backdrop of the Austrian Alps, you'll be staying here at 1050 meters and can start your outdoor adventure right from the breakfast table!
In this blog, we'll tell you about the diversity of biking and why Forsthofalm in Leogang is the perfect place for your next vacation!
Exciting Bike Trails - A Paradise for Mountain Bikers:
All bike enthusiasts, head to the Epic Bike Park in Leogang! From rookies to pros, there's guaranteed to be the right trail for every level and every rider here. Connected with the fantastic mountain bike areas of Saalbach Hinterglemm and Fieberbrunn, this is Austria's largest bike region!
Austria's biggest bike region, a rider's playground!
Where else can you spend your bike vacation better than amidst the MTB World Championship tracks in breathtaking mountain scenery, beautiful cycle paths in the valleys, and idyllic alpine meadows? An exceptional infrastructure with well-signposted cycle paths, trails, and forest routes provide the best conditions for a perfect vacation in Saalfelden-Leogang. From adrenaline-pumping downhill biking to picturesque and more relaxed (e-)bike routes, there's something for everyone. And the most perfect part is that you'll find Forsthofalm right in the midst of it all. As a bike-in, bike-out, you can start your outdoor adventure right from your doorstep.
Hotel with Bike Rental and Bike Service:
In our hotel's own bike rental, we also offer you the best bikes for a beautiful bike tour! The top-of-the-line e-bikes from the brands Commencal and Scott will take you safely uphill and downhill everywhere! The high-end bikes are maintained after each tour, and you can easily and securely store your own bike with us. Our bike guide, Chris, will also help you with repairs and tips.
Several times a week, we offer bike tours that you can simply join with your own bike or a rental. After a warm welcome and getting to know each other, we will undoubtedly tailor the perfect tour for you! Our local guide, Chris, will do everything possible to show you the best of Leogang!
Bike Hotel with Wellness, Spa & Yoga Offer:
After an exciting and exhausting day of biking, it's essential to rejuvenate your body and mind. You can unwind in our Sky Spa, take a dip in the rooftop pool, warm up your body in one of our saunas, treat your muscles with a massage, join one of our yoga or meditation classes, or simply relax in one of the many relaxation areas.
Our daily yoga sessions and fitness offerings also give you the opportunity to combine your action sports with mindfulness. Isn't it also a suitable option for couples, where one person seeks an adrenaline rush while the other prefers to relax with a book? Wellness and biking are a great combination, and biking and yoga go perfectly together in your outdoor vacation in the Alps!
Leogang and the Forsthofalm wooden hotel offer precisely the right combination of exciting bike experiences and relaxing vacation days. You'll live amidst the mountain landscape, which is also the place where you can explore thrilling bike trails.
Prepare Yourself Optimally for Your Bike Vacation in the Mountains:
When planning a mountain bike vacation in the mountains, thorough preparation is crucial to make the most of your adventure. Here are some tips to prepare yourself optimally:
1. Fitness Training: Start targeted fitness training well in advance of your vacation to improve your endurance, strength, and balance for mountain biking in the mountains.
2. Bicycle Maintenance: Thoroughly check your bike to ensure it's in excellent condition. Inspect brakes, tires, gears, and the chain, and have it serviced by a professional if needed before your vacation.
3. Packing List: Create a detailed packing list with essential items such as protective gear (helmet, gloves, knee pads, elbow pads) and suitable clothing for mountain climate conditions. Also, remember to bring water, snacks, tools, and a first-aid kit.
4. Explore Trails: Research the different mountain bike trails in the region you're planning to visit. Download maps or GPS tracks and study them to avoid getting lost during your rides.
5. Acclimatization: Take into account the high altitude and allow enough time for gentle acclimatization. Drink plenty of water and avoid excessive exertion in the first few days.
6. Safety First: Respect nature and the trails, adhere to the rules, and stay attentive. Ride in a group or inform someone about your planned route. Always wear your protective gear and adjust your speed to the conditions.
With careful preparation, you can fully enjoy your mountain bike vacation in the mountains. Be ready for new challenges, breathtaking views, and unforgettable adventures on the bike. Start planning now for the perfect mountain bike vacation in the mountains!