A wonderful tour following in the tracks of the Cycling World Cup behind the “Kaiser” with views of its famous climbing peaks.
From the centre of Kitzbühel take the same route as the Kitzbühel Circuit (No. 1) via Reith and then Rerobichl (750 m) to Oberndorf and past Sperten | Weitau to St. Johann in Tirol (659 m above sea level). At the roundabout join the B178 and after 500 m at the M-Preis supermarket turn left onto the old secondary road. The legendary ascent to Gasteig follows (757 m). After a wonderful ride over the plateau passing Gasteig and Griesenau head towards Schwendt. The centre is then reached along the short but sweet “Schwendter Bichl” (720 m). A rapid descent to Kössen (588 m) then at the roundabout turn right towards Erpfendorf | St. Johann. Follow the Erpfendorfer Straße until just before Erpfendorf. Here, before the bridge over the Großache, turn right into the old secondary road and follow the quiet road to St. Johann. Cross the federal road through the underpass and head towards the centre and the St. Johann cable car station. From here follow the wonderful Römerweg along the west side of the Kitzbüheler Horn to Kitzbühel (see Kitzbühel Circuit).
road bike, helmet, clothing according to weather, light wind jacket recommended, sun blocker and sufficient drinks