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Walking & Hiking

A vacation in Austria gets you close to nature and allows you to get to know the people and wonderful traditions of Austria.
Picnic on the Lackenalm © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller Picnic on the Lackenalm © 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 of 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

Walk Austria's Alps

Nationalpark Thayatal in Lower Austria © NP Thayatal/Mirau Nationalpark Thayatal in Lower Austria © NP Thayatal/Mirau

National Parks in Austria

Austria has six National parks, almost 60 nature preserves and „nature parks“ to admire nature in its undisturbed, pristine beauty.
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Hiking Obergurgl, Ötztal © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller Hiking Obergurgl, Ötztal © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller

River & Lake Hikes

Hiking trails provide plenty of opportunity to encounter natural waters along the way, from tranquil rivers and lakes to captivating gorges, canyons and waterfalls.
Waterside walks
Weingärten der Südsteiermark © Österreich Werbung/H.Wiesenhofer Weingärten der Südsteiermark © Österreich Werbung/H.Wiesenhofer

Culinary Hike in Styria

Located in the Southern part of Styria, the Südsteirische Weinstrasse (South Styrian Wine Road) is often compared to Italy’s Tuscany. Almost no other Austrian wine region has undergone such dramatic transformations in the past 20 years as this region, 1 hour south of Graz.
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The Eagle's Walk - Stage 20; Alps at the Lech valley © ©Tirol Werbung Gigler Dominik The Eagle's Walk - Stage 20; Alps at the Lech valley © ©Tirol Werbung Gigler Dominik

The Eagle's Walk

Enjoy an eagle's perspective of Tirol’s most beautiful Alpine scenery. Novices and experts alike will enjoy the varied terrain of the Eagle's Walk.
Tirol's famous hiking path
Wandern im Salzburger Land © Tourismusverband Radstadt Wandern im Salzburger Land © Tourismusverband Radstadt

Popular Walking Resorts

If you are looking for picture perfect scenery, fresh mountain air and crystal clear lakes, Austria offers an abundance of choices. Here is our selection of the most scenic Alpine resorts.
Discover Austria's walking resorts

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The cattle comes back to the farm at the end of summer © Österreich Werbung / Mallaun The cattle comes back to the farm at the end of summer © Österreich Werbung / Mallaun
U$ 835.--
per person based on double occupancy

Hiking the Romantic Wildschoenau Valley

To spend a vacation in the Wildschoenau in Austria is to experience a lush valley whose people have kept alive many customs, long forgotten in other places. Known for its wild beauty, this valley embodies “pristine” Alpine living.
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Picturesque Grundlsee at the Ausseerland in Styria © Radtouren in Österreich Picturesque Grundlsee at the Ausseerland in Styria © Radtouren in Österreich
U$ 1110.--
per person / double occupancy

Salzkammergut Sampler

On this tour you will learn more about the long history of the Salzkammergut Lake Region and visit most of Austria's picturesque village, like Hallstatt, Bad Ischl and many more.
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Schloss Igls in Innsbruck © Innsbruck Tourismus Schloss Igls in Innsbruck © Innsbruck Tourismus
U$ 965.--
double or single occupancy

Igls. Austria special

Igls is known as THE hiking village. Set on a glacial plateau at 3,000 feet above sea level and only 2 1/2 miles from Innsbruck.
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Hallstatt © Ferienregion Dachstein SalzkammergutViorel Munteanu Hallstatt © Ferienregion Dachstein SalzkammergutViorel Munteanu
U$ 1030.--
per person based on double occupancy

World Heritage Tour

Since December 1997 the "Hallstatt Dachstein/Salzkammergut" region in Austria has joined the list of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites. We invite you to discover this great part of Austria with us.
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Alpbach village center in the summer © Alpbachtal Seenland Tourismus Alpbach village center in the summer © Alpbachtal Seenland Tourismus
U$ 1015.--
per person / double occupancy

7 Resort Hike in the Austrian Alps

Everything you expect from a perfect walking vacation, you will find on this picturesque tour through the Alpbach Valley: beautiful scenery, charming accommodation and much more.
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Itineraries through Austria

Looking for unforgettable experiences in Austria? Here are our suggestions for amazing places to see and delicious food to taste. Austria. A singular journey, a lifetime of memories

Swarovski Crystal Worlds

A New Era of Wonder: 120 years of Swarovski & 20 years of the museum is celebrated with a spectacular new opening; now larger, more sparkling, and more fascinating than ever.

Swarovski Kristallwelten

Useful tips while hiking the Alps

Here is a list of list of helpful tips to keep in mind when encountering herds of cattle while hiking.

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