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E Bike ride in Pongau, Land Salzburg

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Muehlbach am Hochkönig Zentrum

This is a 60km E bike ride, starting in Muhlbach am Hochkoenig, with 800m total climb, taking you over to Sankt Veit, Lend, Gastein waterfall, Goldegg and back via Schwarzach and Sankt Johann. It is a mix of forestry tracks, roads and cycle paths.

From the centre of the village cycle up towards the cable-car for 300m, then turn left at Schloeglberg. Climb south towards Althaus Sattel on a forestry track then down towards Sankt Veit, turn right before the village and follow the Watzmann runde sign West direction. About 3 km passed Goldeggweng you will arrive at Boendlsee where you can have a swim on a hot day!

Goldegg Lake E Bike tour

Then follow the Lend direction, go down on a steep single track road to the Salzach river, cross the railway track and the river, follow the river for 500m towards the East and stop at a small parking passed the SAG aluminium factory to admire the Gastein waterfall.

Gastein Falls E Bike tour

Follow the river for 5 km, then turn left towards Goldegg and climb 3 km to the village, you can admire Goldegg castle on the left side when you get to the flat part of the road.

Goldegg castle E bike tour

Go towards the center, the charging station is near the Gemeinde next to a restaurant, stop for coffee and cake while your E bike is charging!

E bike charging station

Then continue to the lake that has a public swimming area with deck chairs and a small bar area.

Goldegg lake E Bike tour
You can stop for lunch at the Gasthof Post that has a nice view of the lake.
Back down towards the river, then follow the river for 10 km on a gravelled cycle path towards Bischofshofen via Sankt Johann, and climb 9km on a wide tarmac road towards Muhlbach.
Goldegg E bike tour

It definitely helps having a E bike for this day out!

Thank you for your visit, see you soon for the next blog….. Jerome