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    • Hiking in the Zillertal in Tirol
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      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

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    • hiking in forest near lake Hallstatt
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    • Via Ferrata: Mountaineering in the sunset / St. Anton am Arlberg
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    •                         Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis - family hiking
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      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?
    •                 Hiking in the Zillertal valley
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      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 Mitterberg
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    Useful Information for Your Next Hike

    •                         Sunrise hiking in SalzburgerLand
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      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
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      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
    •                         Alpine farming on the Glungezer, Tyrolean grey cattle
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      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.
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    •                         Family Hiking in Alpbachtal in Tirol
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      Hiking with Kids in Austria

      Hiking is a great and memorable family holiday activity. Need suggestions? Check out our favourite kid-friendly trails.
      Hiking trails for families
    •                 Gollinghütte in den Schladminger Tauern
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      Our Favourite Huts in Austria

      Mountain huts across Austria that offer local warmth and conviviality in abundance; discover some of our favourite huts.

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    Adrenaline Thrills and Stunning Views

    •                         Via Ferrata: Mountaineering in the sunset / St. Anton am Arlberg
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      Climbing in Austria

      Whether it's the adrenaline kick on a via ferrata at lofty heights or an action day at a high ropes course with the family for you - experience an unforgettable climbing adventure in Austria.
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    •                         Hiking on the Loser mountain near Altaussee in Styria
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      Austria’s Best Summit Platforms: Public Screening the Austrian Way

      Summer in Austria is best enjoyed in the mountains! Nothing quite beats the feeling of looking down on the world from a summit.
      Check out the Top 10
    •                         Trailrunning in the Zillertal / Zillertal Tourismus GmbH
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      Trailrunning: A Wonderful Family Experience

      You might have heard about trailrunning already? At first we immediately thought of distance running and exhausting routes, suitable just for experienced sports enthusiasts. Jurgen Groenwals gave it a try - and tells us otherwise.
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    •                         Summit cross of Laserzwand, Osttirol
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      Mountains, Goals, Change: At the Summit, we are all Equals

      Mountaineering is just like everyday life – success is found outside of the comfort zone. But what does it feel like to climb one of Austria's mountain peaks for the first time? Student Henning Früh took up the challenge together with East Tirolean mountain guide Magdalena Habernig.
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    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
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    • Trailrunning: A Wonderful Family Experience

      You might have heard about trailrunning already? At first we immediately thought of distance running and exhausting routes, suitable just for experienced sports enthusiasts. Jurgen Groenwals gave it a try - and tells us otherwise.

      Read more
          Trailrunning in the Zillertal / Zillertal Tourismus GmbH
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    •                 View of the Leoganger Steinberge mountains
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      Find an Alpine Stay

      These are the most idyllic hotels in the Austrian Alps!

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