Breathe in the scent of nature, feel the coolness of the Waldviertel’s forests, have a bite to eat, listen to the chirping of the birds and do something good for your body – cycling in the area around the Sole Felsen Welt is a unique experience.

The most popular cycling routes that start right from the hotel are:

Waters of the Waldviertel Cycling Route

  • Total length: 77 km
  • Takes you on agricultural, dirt and little-used rural roads

Fun Bike Trails

  • More challenging cycling routes
  • Fun bike trails in the immediate vicinity:
  • Granite Trail (58 km long) or
  • Nebelstein Route (22 km long, around 38 km if you start from Gmünd)

Big Bang Nature Path

  • A leisurely hiking and cycling route
  • 13.7 km long
  • Takes you on quiet roads and sandy paths
  • Includes a few inclines


Ask for the appropriate cycling map at the reception.

We love cycling!

Our hotel service and facilities are geared towards cyclists:

  • We accept cycling guests even for just one night
  • Bicycle storage room subject to availability for safe and free storage of bicycles overnight
  • Breakfast rich in vitamins and carbohydrates
  • Provision of regional cycling maps (rental or purchase)
  • Bike repair kits are available for hire at reception
  • Information on the nearest bicycle repair shop for major repairs
  • Inexpensive bike rental service for guests who are not arriving with their own bike

E-bike rental

We offer you an e-bike rental directly at the hotel reception. Our e-bikes can be borrowed for half a day or a full day.

Half day: 20 € per person
8am-12pm or 2pm-6pm

Full day: 30 € per person

You can get more information as well as keys and/or rental helmets at the hotel reception.

The reception will also be happy to reserve classic bicycles for you to borrow from Stöckl or Rad Fuchs in Gmünd. A bike helmet and a bike lock are included in the rental. The bikes can be picked up from the sports shop yourself.

Dear guests!

We ask for your understanding that there may be disturbances from 4 March to 30 June 2024 due to renovation work in the pool area and hotel. You can find more information on the respective projects under the tabs pool/renovation work and hotel/renovation work.

Thank you for your understanding!
Your team from the Sole Felsen Welt


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