The climbing paradise of Lienz is about as good as cycling in the Alps can get. We have ridden in Austria 3 times and find the scenery to be stunning and the climbs extremely challenging.
The climbs around Lienz can be viewed on this page via the map (zoom in to view climbs in particular areas), by Climb Cards (photo and stats) or by a detailed list of the climbs that can be arranged in metric or imperial units by difficulty, distance (longest climbs in the area), altitude gained, highest elevation (highest summit), average grade (sort the grades by varying distances), lowest start point, etc. Click on "Climb Page" to jump to the detail page for that particular bike climb. We feel this page provides an excellent and comprehensive summary of the top, hardest and best bicycling climbs in Lienz, Austria.
The Top 5 Bike Climbs, cols, and côtes in and around Lienz, Austria are 1. Grosser Oscheniksee , 2. Grossglockner (Fusch), 3. Hochstein Parkplatz, 4. Zettersfeld, and 5. Hochstein