• Hiking in the Zillertal in Tirol
      Walking and Hiking in Austria

      Austria's network of hiking trails is well sign-posted and offers routes for every level - from leisure hike to Alpine climbing. Or you could just take a stroll around one of our lakes.

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      Why We Are Drawn to the Mountains

      The mountains fascinate us – not least because of their unpredictability. Join us on a hike that led from Innsbruck through part of the Karwendel mountain range and ended quite differently than planned.

      Let’s go

    Editor's Picks

    • Iseltrail stage 2
    • in the forest
    • Hofpürgelhütte climbing Filzmoos
    • Trailrunning in the Zillertal / Zillertal Tourismus GmbH
    • Summit cross of Laserzwand, Osttirol
    •                         Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis - family hiking

      Hiking Trails for Those With a Fear of Heights

      Looking to venture into the mountains despite a fear of heights? Good preparation and the right route will open the door to the world of mountain hiking for you too.
      Easy does it
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      22 Very Different Ways to Hike by the Water

      Get ready for variety: from birdwatching experiences by small salt lakes to water walks through the city or tours for the toughest with adrenaline guaranteed. 
      Want to experience something refreshing?
    •                         Dachstein mountain: 5fingers viewing platform

      Austria’s Top 10 Summit Platforms

      Nothing quite beats the feeling of reaching a summit and looking down at the world. Find the top 10 places in Austria to experience it here.
      Learn more
    •                 Hiking in the Zillertal valley

      10 Reasons to Go Hiking in Austria

      Whether you’re exploring one of the national parks, experiencing the beauty of the Alps on a long-distance trail, or heading out on a family day hike - Austria offers unlimited opportunities.

      10 reasons to choose Austria for your hiking break

    Hiking Regions

    •                 Hiking in the Zillertal

    Useful Information for Your Next Hike

    •                         Sunrise hiking in SalzburgerLand

      Mountain Hiking Tips for Beginners

      With our mountain hiking tips for beginners, you’ll make a smooth transition from walker to mountain hiker.
      What to remember when hiking in the mountains
    •                         Climbing in Ischgl / Ischgl

      Hiking & Climbing: How to Find the Right Path

      Planning is key to a safe ascent - find out more about signposting and difficulty levels in Austria's mountains.
      This way, please
    •                         Almabtrieb Cattle Drive

      Encountering Cattle While Hiking the Alps

      “Friends of Nature” (an international movement which aims to make nature accessible) has created a list of helpful tips to keep in mind when encountering herds of cattle while hiking.
      Read more
    •                 The Neue Regensburger Hütte alpine hut in Neustift im Stubaital

    Columns & Personal Stories

    • "Do You Remember": Austria's Most Memorable Hikes

      “Do you remember” tours are hikes that bring a smile on your face even years later. Check out some of Austria's highlights. #realAustria

      Summit tours you won't forget
          Sunrise hike Mondspitze
    • Oh, the Places We’ll Go! Being Active in Times of Corona

      From our daily walk to beer o'clock via Zoom: Has the past year brought us closer to nature or driven us further into a virtual world? A column by Anna Cummins.

      Go for a walk with Anna
          Family Walking Tour
    •                 Hiking in St. Johann in Salzburg