• East Tirol’s Eagle Walk

    Hiking the Eagle Walk, Tirol

    Hike all of the Austrian Tirol, from east to west – or choose your favourite stage.

    Stage 40 on the Eagle Walk

    The Eagle Walk in Numbers

    • Length
      413 km / 257 mi
    • Stages
    • Overall elevation gain
      31 km / 19.2 mi
    • Mountain Huts along the way
    • Stamp Stations

    The 413-kilometre (257 mi) Eagle Walk is Tirol’s ultimate mountain experience. Divided into 33 stages, it takes you through the entire province and has multi-day and day hikes for every taste and fitness level. Or challenge yourself to do the entire hike, from the Kaiser mountains all the way to East Tirol!

    Why hike the Eagle Walk?

    • 33 stages through the entirety of Tirol
    • Cross 7 mountain ranges on the hike
    • Hiking options for every fitness level
    • Wide variety of landscapes, from rugged mountains to waterfalls and blooming meadows
    • Trails are well sign-posted and easy to follow
    Adlerweg Osttirol

    The Eagle Walk is split up into two main parts. A 24-day walk will take you straight through North Tirol’s mountains, whereas a 9-day stage represents the most beautiful way to get between Austria’s highest mountains – the Grossglockner and the Grossvenediger.

    The Eagle Walk Stages by Mountain Ranges

    Learn more about the 33 stages of the Eagle Walk
    • Must-Sees

      Schleier waterfall: a beautiful, low-volume waterfall just outside Kitzbühel in Tirol, approximately 20 metres (66 ft) high.

      Hundalm ice cave: an awe-inspiring ice and dripstone cave whose deepest point lies 45 metres (148 ft) below the surface. Can only be accessed with a guide – and bring warm clothing: The average temperature is 0 °C (32 °F).

    • Must-Do

      Adrenaline junkies shouldn’t miss the AirRofan sky glider in the Rofan Mountains. See Alpine peaks and pastures from above – and at a speed of up to 80 kmph (50 mph), no less!


    Adlerweg Osttirol

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    Did you know?

    Viewed on a map, the trail is shaped like an eagle, proudly spreading its wings over the whole of Tirol.

    How to Get There

    The first stage in the northeast starts in the town of St. Johann in Tirol. The closest airports are Salzburg (60 km, 37 mi), Innsbruck (90 km, 56 mi), and Munich, Germany (125 km, 78 mi).

    Contact Information

    The Eagle Walk in Tirol

    More information on the Eagle Walk