5-Valleys Mountain Bike Star Tour | Bludenz

Distance178,0 km

Elevation gain5300 m

Negative altitude5300 m


Duration1:00 h

Distance178,0 km

Elevation gain5300 m


Duration1:00 h

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5-Valleys Mountain Bike Star Tour | Bludenz

"Warm-up" stage 1: Brandnertal incl. Bikepark Brandnertal (1340 hm / with use of cable car 950 hm)

From Bludenz leisurely on paved bike path to Brand. With the support of the village railroad in the direction of Parpfienzsattel (who wants to collect altitude meters takes the freight road to the mountain station) and then enjoy the single trails in the Bikepark Brandnertal to Tschengla/Bürserberg. From there back down to Bludenz.

"Endurance" stage 2: Walgau with Dünser Älpele (1500 hm).

To cycle in, first from Bludenz in the direction of Schlins along the Ill River and through shady mixed forests. From now on it's uphill in the direction of the transmitter. At the highest point, the Dünser Älpele awaits for an extensive rest before you are rewarded with single trails downhill towards Ludesch. On the bike path back to Bludenz - constant companion: the panorama!

"Pleasure" stage 3: Great Walser Valley with Muttersberg (1160 hm)

From Bludenz along the cycle path in the direction of Ludesch. Now collect altitude meters on lonely paths to Raggal and enjoy the views of the Great Walser Valley. Back over the Ludescherberg and enjoyable on the Muttersberg. For technicians the famous single trail Muttersberg down to Bludenz - otherwise downhill on the Güterweg.

Variant: stay overnight in Raggal and experience the tour Around the Breithorn for an additional day.

"2-Valley" Stage 4: Klostertal and Montafon (1570 hm / with use of mountain railroad 730 hm)

From Bludenz on the Klostertal cycle path always along the river Alfenz to the valley station Sonnenkopf/Wald am Arlberg. Take the cable car up (ambitious cyclists take the goods road) and through the idyllic Wasserstubental valley into the Montafon. Past the Kristberg, with a view of the mighty mountains of the Rätikon, you descend to Vandans, where you roll along the cycle path along the Ill River back to Bludenz.

Author's recommendation

The 5-valleys-tour is a moderately-difficult mountainbike tour and is therefore not recommended for absolute beginners. However, it is quite feasible for mountainbike beginners. Difficult trails can be bypassed if necessary and if it really doesn't work at all, then the bike can also be pushed for a short time.The tour is also designed for e-bikes, sufficient charging stations are available.


Mountain bike, helmet, rain or sun protection as well as food and sufficient liquid for the respective daily stage. For the multi-day tour is recommended: A change of clothes, toiletries, tools and spare tube, first aid kit, map/route description and other personal items.

Route description

Start: Alpine town Bludenz

End: Alpine town Bludenz

Stage 1: Brandnertal / Bikepark Brandnertal

Bludenz train station - Bürs town center - Werkstraße - Schaßweg - follow the road - Schaß - Klostermaisäß - bridge - Galaferda district - Brand town center - ascent with village railroad (or forest road) - Innere Parpfienzalpe - Parpfienzsattel - Mühlebachtrail - Faregg Lift valley station - Einhornbahn II mountain station - Flowline "Tschengla Unchained" (alternative goods road) - Tschengla or Bürserberg - Bludenz

Stage 2: Walgau

Bludenz train station - Walgau cycle path towards Thüringen - via Eckwald to Schlins - Röns - Satteins - Alter Dünserweg - Düns - Walgau Höhenstrasse - Bischa - Dünser Älpele - Sender - single trail towards Hensler - Boden - Bischa - Walgau Höhenstrasse - Düns - Schnifis - Fallersee - Buchwaldweg - Thüringen - Ludesch cycle path - Hängender Stein - Bludenz

Stage 3: Großes Walsertal with Muttersberg

Bludenz train station - Walgau cycle path towards Ludesch - Alte Raggalerstrasse - Raggal - Ludescherberg - Laz - Muttersberg - Muttersberg single trail (or goods road) - Bludenz

Stage 4: Klostertal and Montafon

Bludenz train station - Klostertal bike path - Brunnenfeld - Bludenz-Montafon traffic junction - Klostertal bike path - Stallehr - Außerbraz - Innerbraz - Dalaas - Dorfstraße - gravel road at the end of the village - Sonnenkopfbahn valley station in Wald am Arlberg - Ascent Sonnenkopfbahn (or goods road) - Sonnenkopf - Obere Wasserstubenalpe - Wasserstubental - Untere Wasserstubenalpe - Wildried - Kristberg - Fulateia - Torasee - Fritzasee - Neyers Legi - Bartholomäberg church - Buchswaldstraße - Gantschier - Ill cycle path - St. Anton im Montafon - Lorüns - Bludenz


  • Singletrail/Free ride
  • Multi-stage route
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available
  • Cableway ascent/descent

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