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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.
Zillertal in Tirol © Österreich Werbung/Peter Burgstaller Zillertal in Tirol © Österreich Werbung/Peter Burgstaller

Your Ideal Hiking Destination

Why Go Hiking in Austria?

Austria is the ideal hiking destination, with fascinating landscapes and a sophisticated network of trails at varying altitudes and levels of difficulty. Whether you explore one of the national parks, experience the beauty of the Alps on a long distance trail or head out on a family day hike, Austria offers unlimited opportunities.

10 reasons to choose Austria

Good to Know

Emergency Number When in the Alps

The European emergency number 112 is valid for the whole of Europe. You can call this number even without reception, SIM card, or credit on your mobile phone.

In case of emergency dial 112

Emergency numbers in Austria

Wheelchair Hiking in Tirol

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.

Hiking without barriers

Walking Holidays with Ramblers

Scattered woodlands, crisp mountain air and crystal clear streams. Hiking in Austria can offer everything a keen rambler needs. Let Ramblers Worldwide take you on a walking holiday to the beauty of Austria. Call 01707 331133 or book online.

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