A dreamlike racing bike tour on King Ludwig's tracks...

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Among cyclists the "https://www.tannheimertal.com/"Tannheimer Tal has been known for a long time, because in 2001 the Austrian Cycle Tour's troop went through the valley.

In 2005, the cycling professionals of the Bavarian Tour came to Tyrol for the opening stage of the tour and were rewarded with the mountain classification "https://www.tannheimertal.com/"Tannheimer Tal and the mountain classification Jungholz.

And even professionals noticed the scenic charms of the "probably most beautiful high valley in Europe".

Rich green meadows, the Haldensee lake and a beautiful mountain scenery accompanied the cycling pros on their competition kilometres.

And so the Tannheimer Tal has also been praised as an ideal region for targeted training or extended tours.

"The "https://www.tannheimertal.com/"Tannheimer Tal is an ideal starting point for long racing bike tours to the surrounding regions such as Lake Constance or the Arlberg," says Michael Keller, Managing Director of the "https://www.tannheimertal.com/"Tourismusverband Tannheimer Tal and former mountain bike coach of Austria.

Cyclists will find in the "https://www.tannheimertal.com/"Tannheimer Tal beside the ideal starting point also a wide range of accommodations.

From a 5 star house to a private room you can choose your accommodation.

After a nice trip, relax and recharge your batteries.

- The Tannheimer Tal racing bike booklet "The most beautiful racing bike tours around the Tannheimer Tal" is available at all tourist offices in the Tannheimer Tal and Jungholz.

Directions: Start at the "https://www.tannheimertal.com/"Tourismusinformation in Tannheim heading east.

At the crossing Grän/Haldensee turn left onto the L261 and through the Engetal valley down to the former customs office Fallmühle to Pfronten up to the main road.

Turn left and after a 90 degree left bend in the centre of the village turn right towards Füssen.

In Pfronten-Meilingen turn right towards Falkenstein.

An ascent to the ruin Falkenstein follows.

At the top, the highest point of the tour, go back the same way and turn right at the crossroads.

Turn right at the roundabout and follow the road to Weißensee.

At the end of the lake turn right to Alatsee.

Along the lakeshore through the Faulenbachtal valley to Bad Faulenbach and on towards Füssen, towards the historic old town.

In the centre of Füssen continue in the direction of Munich/Augsburg.

In Alterschrofen turn left towards Schwangau, past the estate of the Thurn und Taxis family.

At the crossroads turn left towards Schwangau.

In the centre of Schwangau turn right towards Augsburg.

At the end of the village turn right towards Hohenschwangau.

In Hohenschwangau keep right towards Pinswang and over the Alpsee to Pinswang.

ATTENTION: approx.

1.5 km natural road! In Pinswang keep right up to the Lech bridge and turn left there towards Vils and continue towards Pfronten.

In Pfronten Steinach after the church turn left towards Tannheimer Tal through Engetal on the L261 to Grän.

At the junction Grän/Haldensee turn right towards Tannheim up to the starting point.

Author's tip:Wonderful places to stop for refreshments along the route.Safety information:The StVO applies.

General valid and usual rules of conduct.

It should be noted that there may be an increased risk of accident and injury in racing cycling.

Despite careful route planning, a basic risk always remains.

A tour preparation by endurance sport, appropriate training and advanced training as well as personal prudence reduces the danger of accidents and the risks.

Equipment: The personal equipment must be safe and usable and correspond to the respective technical standard.

Every cyclist is recommended to inform himself in technical literature or on site about the planned tours.

Complete racing bike equipment absolutely recommended even for experienced cyclists! Further information and links: "https://www.tannheimertal.com/"Tourism information Tannheimer Tal "https://www.tannheimertal.com/radfahren-tirol-allgaeuer-alpen/rennrad.html "Racing biking in the Tannheimer Tal