Road Cycling
Difficulty: difficult

Road bike 13 Zillergrund dam

The perfect tour avoiding busy main roads including a demanding uphill stretch to the dam that is rewarded with breath taking views and an example of impressive infrastructure.

Length 109.72 km
Duration 6:00 h
1350 hm
1350 hm
TVB Tour 13 – Zillergrund Stausee Distance 110 km Elevation gain 1350 m Gradient max. 13 % Best time Summer – autumn Grading hard

Rattenberg - Bruck am Ziller - Zell am Ziller - Mayrhofen - Zillergrund - Mayrhofen - Kaltenbach - Fügen - Strass im Zillertal - Rattenberg 0 km (from the start) start Rattenberg, Notburga fountain to Brixlegg at the roundabout take the 3rd exit 5,5 km to Landhaus 6,4 left Landhaus, turnoff onto the L 294 to Bruck /Imming continue along the road for 3,0 km 9,4 left Imming, turn-off turn right after 50 m turn right at the crossroads after 3,1 km continue along the road for 2,9 km 15,4 left Haselbach, turnoff turn right after 600 m 4,6 km to Stumm 20,6 straight Stumm / church continue along the L 216 and the Ahrnbachstraße for 6,5 km 27,1 right Zell am Ziller / mountain lift bottom station continue along the road for 1,6 km 28,7 right Zell am Ziller, rail tracks overpass turn left after 70 m continue along the road for 1,0 km 29,8 right B 169 junction continue along the road for 1,8 km 31,6 left Ramsau (MPreis) turn-off cross the car park to the right after 500 m keep left turn right after a further 300 m 4,0 km via Hollenzen to Mayrhofen 36,6 half-left Mayrhofen / church, turn-off onto the Brandbergstraße over 21,5 km follow the signs for „Zillergrund“ up to the coping of the Zillergrund dam. Take the same route back to Mayrhofen 77,6 left Mayrhofen Hauptstraße, turn-off at the Marktplatz turn half-right after 100 m and cross the rail tracks and the B 169 77,8 right Bäckerei Eberharter, SchwendauStraße turn left after 200 m cross the bridge and turn right 4,0 km via Burgstall and Stockach 82,0 straight Hippach, church follow the L 300 for 3,6 km 85,6 straight Zellbergeben continue along the L 300 for 6,0 km cycling through Aschau 92,6 ! left ! Nach Aschau, turn-off turn right at the crossroads after 200 m towards Kaltenbach 93,1 left Kaltenbach – bottom station, turn-off turn right after 400 m and then turn left follow the road to Ried 95,0 left Ried, turn-off ( 360 m after the church) turn right after 60 m onto the Kirchweg 97,4 left Uderns – golf course, turn-off turn right after 500 m at the church and 60 m along to the Dorfstraße 98 left Uderns, turn-off Dorfstraße 3,0 km via Finsing and Kapfing to Fügen 101 straight Fügen centre turn left after 850 m onto the Radweg (not the B 169) 5,6 km via Schlitters to Strass 107,4 right Strass, junction turn-off into the B 171 after 1,2 km continue on to Rattenberg 116 finish Rattenberg

Manuel Hufnagel

Additional information

Safety guidelines
Right-hand traffic in practice. Please obey the highway code, road safety and vehicle rules. Please note: the tunnel lighting on this stretch is inadequate. Lighting is recommended!

Round trip
Rest stop
Max. Altitude 1458
Start Rattenberg, town main square fountain
End Rattenberg, town main square fountain
Public access

Leave the motorway at the Kramsach/Alpbachtal exit, turn left towards Brixlegg/Rattenberg. Take the third roundabaout exit. Rattenbergs car parks are to the left and right after 400m (partly free of charge).


- or by bike

Public transport

Public Transport Services

Train station nearby

Parking By train to Rattenberg train station, by car to one of the parking areas in Rattenberg (east or west).

Helmet, sun glasses, gloves, rain proof clothing, bike outfit, first aid kit, replacement inner tube, tire lever, bike pump or cartridge, mobile phone, cash, bank card, drinking bottle, energy gel or bar, cap or bandana, leg and arm warmers.

In any case - equipment should be adapted to the time of year.

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