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E-Bike beim Fritzensee, Montafon, Michael Boll (c) Dietmar Denger / Vorarlberg Tourismus

Biking on the sun balcony tour

E-biking in Montafon

Vorarlberg Magazine
Poetry in Nature

Mountain bike guide

Michael Boll

… against the mountains and meadows of Bartholomäberg. The mountain bike guide shares with guests the cycling paths in his homeland – frequently his groups travel by e-bike.

The valleys glitter in a light green, the forests reflect the green of their fir trees, topped by the peaks of the mountains in the light of the morning. E-biking in the Montafon, you pass pleasant alps, are treated to fantastic views and experience Mother Nature in her summer robes at eye level, such as in the company of Michael Boll. The mountain bike guide has been sharing the beauty of his homeland with guests by bike for a decade.

E-Bike im Montafon, Guide Michael Boll (c) Dietmar Denger / Vorarlberg Tourismus
E-Bike bei St. Anton im Montafon, Michael Boll (c) Dietmar Denger / Vorarlberg Tourismus
E-Bike, Rast bei der Rellseck-Kapelle, Montafon, Michael Boll (c) Dietmar Denger / Vorarlberg Tourismus

Right at the top, in the company of Michael Boll

Above St. Anton im Montafon

The sun balcony tour is scenic – and you get to take the cable car for parts of it.

Michael Boll

“Incidentally, don’t think that e-biking is only for the lazy,” explains the cycling pro. “It is definitely a sport. After all, the e-motors only produce energy when you pedal.” Michl, as he is known around these parts, frequently takes groups of cyclists on the “sun balcony tour”, which takes them across Bartholomäberg and the Silbertal. You can cover part of this tour by taking the Kristberg cable car. This leg is very scenic, he says, emphasising that “you always cycle in the sun.

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      Sun balcony Muttersberg

      On the Muttersberg you have a fabulous view over Rätikon, Walgau und Säntis.

      • 5,8 km

      • 02:45 h

      • leicht

      Sun balcony Muttersberg
      Sun balcony Muttersberg
      Sun balcony Muttersberg
      Difficulty:leicht
      Distance:5,8 km
      Ascent:730 m
      Descent:16 m
      Duration:02:45 h
      Deepest point:661 m
      Highest point:1391 m
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      Sun balcony Muttersberg

      On the Muttersberg you have a fabulous view over Rätikon, Walgau und Säntis.

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      Valley station Muttersbergbahn

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      From Daneubrücke to Laz, guesthouse Schönblick (closed), on level forest path in just a few minutes to the junction with Muttersberger Bildweg (somewhat higher is a small chapel). Before the chapel left through the forest and cross to the former guesthouse Muttersberg, left to the mountain station and up to the new alpine guesthouse Muttersberg. On Muttersberg the circular walk round the Madeisaköpfle (approx. ½ h) with fabulous views over…

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The region

Montafon

Mighty chains of mountains ring the valley in southern Vorarlberg and 11 villages provide everything activity and nature enthusiasts appreciate: scenic hiking and mountain bike trails, as well as fast ski runs and freeriding slopes. All this is coupled with an attractive events programme that will inspire you to join in and try something new.

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