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Grän - Vilstal

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  • E-Biken im Tannheimer Tal
    / E-Biken im Tannheimer Tal
    Photo: Tourismusverband Tannheimer Tal, Tannheimer Tal
  • / Ein blick ins Vilstal
    Photo: Florian Müller, Tannheimer Tal
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    Photo: Tourismusverband Tannheimer Tal, Tannheimer Tal
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    Photo: Tourismusverband Tannheimer Tal, Tannheimer Tal
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    Photo: Tourismusverband Tannheimer Tal, Tannheimer Tal
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    Photo: Michael Keller, Tannheimer Tal
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From Grän in western direction through the Tannheimer Tal to Schattwald via the Kappler Berg into the Vilstal. Further to Pfronten and via the Engetal back into the Tannheimer Tal.
moderate
Distance 34 km
3:00 h
340 m
340 m
1,148 m
863 m

With battery for an adrenaline kick

Environmentally friendly and comfortable: pedelecs in the Tannheimer Tal

In the Tannheimer Tal there is no longer any excuse not to explore the Tyrolean holiday region by bike: Pedelecs enable holidaymakers of all ages and physical condition to pedal more or less hard. "With the two-lane, hybrid vehicles, as the pedelecs are also called in the technical jargon, as well as the electric motor scooters we not only extended our offer for guests and locals but also took a big and important step towards climate-friendly mobility", says Michael Keller, managing director of the tourism association Tannheimer Tal. The electric motors are fed by green electricity from hydroelectric power and are therefore carbon dioxide neutral.

A pedelec bike reaches a speed of up to 25 kilometres per hour and is perfectly suitable for relaxed tours in the scenic Tannheimer Tal: the "Radweg Tannheimer Tal" (cycle path Tannheimer Tal), for example, crosses the holiday region in its entire length of 20 kilometres largely without gradient. Important to know: With a pedelec an electric motor supports the pedal power of the rider - it does not replace it. The cyclist's own sporting performance is therefore still in demand; the strength of the electronic aid alone can be adjusted in three different stages. Nobody has to be in a hurry when riding a pedelec: The electric motor's battery lasts up to 100 kilometers.

Author’s recommendation

Very nice round trip, which can also be extended.   
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Update: July 06, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
1,148 m
Lowest point
863 m
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Safety information

It should be noted that there is an increased risk of accidents and injuries in bike sports. Despite careful route planning, a basic risk always remains. Tour preparation through endurance sports, appropriate technical training and further education as well as personal prudence reduces the risk of accidents and injuries. But please never forget that the weather in the mountains can change very quickly. Stay on the marked trails.

 

Drive on the "safe side" in the Tannheimertal

In Austria, mountain biking is generally prohibited by law on all forest and hiking trails, with the exception of mountain bike trails expressly approved for this purpose. The entrances on forest roads are sometimes marked with signs prohibiting driving and additional information such as "Cycling prohibited". Hiking trails do not have these prohibition signs, but it is still forbidden to ride on the trails.

Tips and hints

Tourismusverband Tannheimer Tal 

Kalbelehof Alpe

Start

Grän - district Lumberg, near the garage of the company Zitt (1,146 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.512380, 10.555070
DMS
47°30'44.6"N 10°33'18.3"E
UTM
32T 617088 5263277
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Destination

Grän - district Lumberg, near the garage of the company Zitt

Turn-by-turn directions

Behind the garage of the company Zitt to the southwest direction Tannheim. Follow the signs, pass Tannheim and continue to Zöblen. In Zöblen through the underpass and on the right side of the stream to Schattwald. At the district Kappl uphill to the right, and immediately to the left again. On the north side of the Vilsschlucht (gorge), following the signs, over the Kappl mountain the path leads to the farmed alpine pasture "Kalbele Hof". The trail continues through the Vilstal valley along the Vils and across the state border to Pfronten. Passing the Vils valley sawmill and an old mill with a museum as well as a park, the trail leads through Pfronten. Once crossing the road into the Tannheimer Tal, we follow the gravel path through the beautiful forest, leaving the mill on the right, through the Engetal to Grän to the starting point. The route over the Kappler Berg is somewhat steeper, the Vilstal and also the Engetal fall or rise moderately.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Sonthofen, Pfronten/Ried or Reutte, then by bus to Grän.

Getting there

On the motorway A7 at the exit "Oy-Mittelberg" on the B310 towards Wertach and to Oberjoch. There follow the signposting "Tannheimer Tal" B199, exit Grän. From the Tyrolean side via Reutte on the B198 towards Lechtal until Weißenbach, over the Gaichtpass along the B199 until exit Grän.

Parking

At the garage of the company Zitt in the district Lumberg - subject to charge

Coordinates

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47.512380, 10.555070
DMS
47°30'44.6"N 10°33'18.3"E
UTM
32T 617088 5263277
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Cycling and mountain bike routes Guide Tannheimer Tal. Available in all tourist offices of the Tannheimer Tal and Jungholz

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Equipment

The personal equipment must be safe and serviceable and meet the relevant technical standards. Every e-biker is advised to obtain information about the planned tours from specialist literature or on site. Complete equipment is strongly recommended even for experienced riders!

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Anakin Solo
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When did you do this route? July 08, 2020

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
34 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
340 m
Descent
340 m
Highest point
1,148 m
Lowest point
863 m
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