The panoramic road Zillertaler Höhenstrasse ranks among the most beautiful alpine roads in Austria. There are five access routes leading up to the road. For the most southern access, start in Hippach, a small village situated between Mayrhofen and Zell am Ziller. The northernmost route ascends from Ried, around ten kilometres in from the entrance to the Zillertal valley. All five access routes are similarly steep and long, so it makes little difference which one you choose to set off on this panoramic circular tour across delightful alpine meadows. At the top there's plenty yet to conquer, depending on which route you select – the Höhenstrasse itself is by no means flat. The highest point, at 2010 metres above sea, is quickest to reach via the southernmost ascent. Tip: In the summer months, the access route starting in Ried at the northern end of the Zillertal valley is the least frequented. As a cyclist, you'll virtually be on your own here and far away from any motor traffic.