A Mountain Walk in Tirol
The feeling of boundless freedom.
The feeling of boundless freedom.
Whether you prefer leisurely hikes or challenging summit climbs, something will suit you amongst 650km of walking trails and via ferrata routes in the Olympiaregion Seefeld.
Long distance pleasure hike from the majestic Großglockner through Carinthia and Friaul-Julisch Venetia to the azure blue sea of Slovenia.
Austria is located in a temperate climatic zone with a Central European climate influenced by the Atlantic climate. The four seasons all have typical temperatures and climatic characters.
Skiing and hiking chalets in the Austrian Alps come in all sizes and all standards, with some including extra facilities such as saunas. Whatever your taste there is a chalet for you.
Austria's topographic diversity accounts for a great variety of wildlife, including endemic species that are under preservation. It has a predominantly Central European fauna and is one of Europe's most heavily wooded countries.
A downloadable walking guide and an online platform with GPS are great initiatives by Zell am See-Kaprun, making for stress-free holiday planning from the comfort of home.
In the Nockberge Mountains, located in Carinthia, you will find a world-renowned medicinal plant. Its distinct scent and exceptional healing powers are there to be discovered by anyone out taking a stroll.
The High Mountain National Park of the Zillertal Alps offers grand views and unforgettable mountaineering adventures, plus 3 interesting permanent exhibitions.
Take a walk along Bregenzerwald's famous Cheese Trail and sample regional delicacies by farmers, alpine dairymen, cheesemakers and restaurants while en route.
Fitness enthusiasts can take off into the stunning alpine landscapes of Zillertal on a total of eight diverse routes at the Run & Walk Park in Mayrhofen.
„Find your true inner self where nature is at its purest“ is the motto of a lot of people who choose the wildly romantic mountain scenery and clear lakes of the National Park Hohe Tauern to relax.
There could be no better backdrop to reaping the benefits of Nordic Walking than Austria. So why not make it a part of your next holiday?
The beautiful Eagle's Walk is the longest hiking path in Europe. Its main route winds through Tirol’s most gorgeous regions from St. Johann to St. Anton am Arlberg.
Explore Zell am See-Kaprun's majestic peaks - the 3000m Kitzsteinhorn and the 2000m Schmittenhöhe - on a varied range of short and also more challenging routes.
Walking breaks are soaring in popularity with British holidaymakers, enticed by the ease of Austria's unofficial national pastime. Well signposted trails web across valleys and mountain tops, with many routes offering lodge-to-lodge connections whereby you do it on foot while your luggage is moved by your hosts.
Where exercise excites all the senses.
Tirol is a world leader in its facilities to help disabled people reach its peaks. In addition to extensive ski facilities in winter, there are 24 approved wheelchair hiking routes for summer. And with the help of Roll Rinn stretchers it is even possible to reach the summit of a mountain.
More than 400km of walking paths make the Wilder Kaiser mountains an absolute gem for hiking holidays. Trails include accurate directions and approximate walk times.
Austria's Hiking Villages are the ideal starting point for your walking holiday in Austria, catering for all moods, fitness levels and preferences.
Up hill and down dale, the narrow road winds through the idyllic landscape that got its nickname from the gentle vineyards and slender cypresses: the “Styrian Tuscany”. It is not Italy, however, but northern Slovenia that one sees when gazing out over the hills. Perhaps while seated at a charming tavern with a glass of outstanding Styrian wine.