The prettiest Alpine passes have a magical appeal - especially to motorcycle fans!
As soon as the first rays of sun start to peep out in spring, there is nothing better than finally dusting off your motorbike and jumping in the saddle. Does this sound like you? Then you probably don’t want to miss out on your favourite hobby while on holiday, do you?
So it’s pretty good that virtually perfect conditions for bikers prevail in Nauders! A number of businesses in the area have chosen to focus on motorbike riders and have lots of practical extras to offer bikers.
The place bikers long to be.
It’s not surprising that so many two-wheelers look for their piece of freedom in Nauders. After all, the surrounding Alpine passes are a real paradise for Easy Riders!
Endless winding roads, challenging hairpin bends and views that you will never forget in your life – this is what holiday heaven looks like for motorcyclists! With its unique location in the tri-country region, Nauders also offers the perfect conditions for extended trips over the borders. A quick detour to Italy? A day trip to Switzerland? On a bike holiday in Nauders you can experience something new every day!
Highlight for bikers: Kaunertal Glacier Road
A real delicacy for motorbike fans is the ride to the perpetual ice. The 29 bends on the renowned Kaunertal Gletscherstraße (Glacier Road) seem to have been made especially for bikers! For 26 memorable kilometres, the asphalt meanders its way up 2,750 m. The route brings the motorbike fans past reservoirs, historical buildings and spectacularly scenic natural attractions, up to the peak of happiness.
When you arrive on top, you can start to breathe deeply and enjoy it. After all, such breath-taking view of the Alps are not something most people get to see every day! And before you start downhill again? Treat yourself to a little breather and a little reward on the sun terrace at the Gletscher restaurant!
MotoAlps - 7 regions, one passion
The Alps have always been a much-loved destination for motorbike riders from near and far. Seven regions in the border triangle have come together under the name of ”MotoAlps” to offer you the perfect experience on asphalt. So bikers can enjoy the varied landscapes, and the most winding mountain passes and delicious rest areas in Austria, Italy and Switzerland.
Many of the multi-day themed routes, day and half-day trips lead directly through your holiday town of Nauders.
The best trans-regional routes through Nauders
Tri-country circuit: Tyrol – Graubünden – South Tyrol
- Length: 175 km
- Journey time: 3 h
- Total elevation gain: 4,895 m
- Difficulty: moderate
- Highlights: Samnaun duty-free zone, St. Johann Abbey, Glurns, Churburg in Schluderns, Marienberg Abbey in Burgess, steeple in Lake Reschen
Swiss mountain passes and Italian dream bends: Tyrol – Graubünden – South Tyrol
- Length: 294 km
- Journey time: 5 h
- Total elevation gain: 7,646 m
- Difficulty: moderate/difficult
- Highlights: Lake Davos, viaducts railway track Albula Pass, view of Morteratsch Glacier, Lago Bianco, Bormio’s dream road bends – Stilfserjoch (Stelvio Pass), St. Johann Abbey in Müstair, Glurns, steeple in Lake Reschen
Six-pass mega-tour: Tyrol – South Tyrol
- Length: 419 km
- Journey time: 7 h
- Total elevation gain: 11.099 m
- Difficulty: difficult
- Highlights: steeple in Lake Reschen, Mals with its seven towers, the town of Merano, Museum Passeier
You can’t wait to put your foot down? Get details of the route and many more spectacular motorbike routes in the region.
Repairs and service
Even if it’s something nobody wants, especially on holiday – repairs, small or large, are sometimes necessary, even on the prettiest motorbike trips. So it’s great that your bike will be well looked after in the repair and service centres in Nauders – you’ll be back on the road in no time!