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    Austria Hiking Tours

    Austria hiking tours offer stunning alpine scenery, from serene valleys to rugged mountain peaks. These tours combine natural beauty with rich cultural experiences, allowing you to explore historic alpine villages, savor traditional Austrian cuisine, and traverse well-marked trails. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an adrenaline-filled adventure, Austria hiking tours provide the perfect blend of exploration and relaxation.

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      Open details for Salzkammergut Family Pasture Walking

      Austria

      Salzkammergut Family Pasture Walking

      You will experience traditional charms during this alpine hike with your family. The trip takes you to the mountains of the Salzkammergut, with its magnificent views of the Wolfgangsee, the Totes Gebirge, the Dachstein glacier and the Hohe Tauern. In between, you can stop for a rest in a rustic alpine hut and have a chat with the friendly hosts.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Jun-Sep
      8 days from $395USDDetails
      Open details for Salzkammergut Lakes Easy Walking

      Austria

      Salzkammergut Lakes Easy Walking

      Picturesque villages with idyllic lakes engulfed by breathtaking mountains – the Salzkammergut seems as though it has been plucked straight from the pages of a picture book.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      May-Oct
      8 days from $825USDDetails
      Open details for Dachstein High Altitude Circular Trek

      Austria

      Dachstein High Altitude Circular Trek

      On this trekking tour in the World Heritage region, the Dachstein impresses with its double peak with a height of 2,995 metres. This is also the highest peak in the Dachstein mountain range, in the province of Upper Austria and Styria. The area is particularly well suited for trekking tours and offers wonderful opportunities for challenging hikes. The idyllic alpine landscapes and quiet valleys make for a peaceful break in the fresh air when trekking in the Salzkammergut.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Jun-Sep
      7 days from $850USDDetails
      Open details for Zell am See Walking and Deluxe Hotel

      Austria

      Zell am See Walking and Deluxe Hotel

      For those looking to indulge, the hiking region of Pinzgau is ideal. Do you want balance between a hiking experience and enjoyable relaxation? No problem! The mountain pastures, the craggy peaks and countless 3,000 metre summits contrast with the tranquil, crystal-clear lake Zell and the rustic mountain sauna with its own swimming pond in the Schloss Kammer. A symphony to the senses and true to our special tour section: hiking with charm!

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      May-Sep
      7 days from $850USDDetails
      Open details for Styrian Salzkammergut Walking Tour

      Austria

      Styrian Salzkammergut Walking Tour

      Passionate hikers, who appreciate lonely paths and varied nature, definitely get their money’s worth during the Styrian Salzkammergut Walking Tour! You can let your eyes gaze into the distance and enjoy the beauty and silence of the landscape. On this seven-day tour, you will have many fascinating experiences. For example, you will follow a rushing mountain stream during the leg from the imposing Loser over the Tressensattel. Or during the subsequent rowing experience with a traditional ‘Traunerl’ across the lake. In the heart of the Ausseerland, you will get up close to nature!

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      May-Sep
      7 days from $875USDDetails
      Open details for World Heritage Trail Wachau Walking Tour

      Austria

      World Heritage Trail Wachau Walking Tour

      The Danube is even more beautiful here in the Wachau area, Austria than anywhere else, making the self-guided, eight-day World Heritage Trail Wachau Walking Tour a must-do! The mild climate and steep hills make it ideal territory for orchards and vineyards.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      8 days from $875USDDetails
      Open details for Carinthian Mountains and Lakes Walking Tour

      Austria

      Carinthian Mountains and Lakes Walking Tour

      A pleasure trip for true gourmets and nature lovers is waiting for you in the southernmost state of Austria. Eight days of walking with minimal altitude sounds good, doesn’t it?

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      8 days from $895USDDetails
      Open details for Lechweg Trail Trekking Tour

      Austria

      Lechweg Trail Trekking Tour

      Are you looking for a hiking tour that takes you through the magnificent nature of Austria and Germany, as well as through endless, idyllic natural landscapes? Then this long-distance hiking holiday on the Lechweg Trail is just the thing for you.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Jun-Sep
      8 days from $895USDDetails
      Open details for Carnic High Trail Hiking Tour

      Dolomites

      Carnic High Trail Hiking Tour

      The Carnic High Trail Hiking Tour follows the Karnische Höhenweg through the spectacular Dolomites, revealing one of the most special hiking routes in these mountains. This 8-day self-guided hiking holiday explores the high alpine trails between Alta Pusteria and the city of Villach.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Jun-Sep
      8 days from $925USDDetails
      Open details for Hiking Kitzbüler to Tre Cime

      Dolomites

      Hiking Kitzbüler to Tre Cime

      The Hiking Kitzbühel to Tre Cime tour is a self-guided hiking adventure that begins in the Kitzbüheler Alps and takes you all the way to the iconic Three Peaks in the Dolomites. Each day your luggage will be sent ahead to the next charming town or mountain village on your route so you can focus on enjoying every step of this beautiful hiking adventure.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Jun-Sep
      8 days from $925USDDetails
      Open details for Austria, Italy and Slovenia Hiking Tour

      Dolomites

      Austria, Italy and Slovenia Hiking Tour

      The exciting Austria, Italy and Slovenia Hiking Tour will see you trekking to three countries in one amazing week! This self-guided hiking trip travels the alpine circuit from Austria to Italy, into Slovenia, and then back to Austria.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Jun-Sep
      8 days from $950USDDetails
      Open details for Garmisch to Innsbruck Trekking Tour

      Austria

      Garmisch to Innsbruck Trekking Tour

      Indulge in the Tyrolean Trail’s boundless beauty on the 8-Day Self-Guided Garmisch to Innsbruck Trekking Tour! Peaks, trails, and cozy huts await as you traverse iconic alpine landscapes in both Austria and Germany on this challenging trek.

      Hiking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      8 days from $950USDDetails
      Open details for Ten Lakes Trekking Tour

      Austria

      Ten Lakes Trekking Tour

      This trekking tour leads to a wonderful spot in Austria: the Salzkammergut. Where Empress Sissi spent her summers and imposing mountains meet dazzling lakes, pure relaxation is the order of the day. Over eight wonderful days you will experience all kinds of highlights, visit charming places and get to know the special way of life of the inhabitants. In addition, there are magnificent views to enjoy on the hiking trails. Take a deep breath – and immerse yourself in this unique world!

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      May-Oct
      8 days from $950USDDetails
      Open details for Bavarian and Salzburg Alps Trekking Circuit

      Austria

      Bavarian and Salzburg Alps Trekking Circuit

      Explore two Alpine landscapes during this mountain hiking tour from Bavaria to Salzburg. This itinerary takes you on an eight-day tour along the beautiful pathways in the Bavarian and Salzburg Alps. The feeling of absolute calm as you gaze upon the impressive rock formations is included. While walking you can detour into one of the many alpine huts where a cool beer or sparkling ‘Kracherl’ will refresh you!

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Jun-Sep
      8 days from $975USDDetails
      Open details for Alpine Crossing 2: Garmish to Meran

      Dolomites

      Alpine Crossing 2: Garmish to Meran

      Eight days full of unforgettable mountain adventures – that’s what our mountain hiking tour from Garmisch to Meran guarantees. On foot you will discover wonderful hiking trails between Bavaria, Tyrol and South Tyrol. The routes lead past traditional alpine huts, tranquil mountain landscapes, as well as impressive gorges and high areas. The enjoyment of these three countries will also win you over, and there will certainly be time to taste the Bavarian, Austrian and South Tyrolean cuisine.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      May-Oct
      8 days from $995USDDetails

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      Austria General Information

      Where to go trekking in Austria

      Austria is a trekker's paradise, with a plethora of options ranging from the serene walks in the Salzkammergut Lake District to the challenging Alpine trekking Austria offers in the Hohe Tauern National Park. Other top destinations include trekking in the Austrian Alps, embarking on Austria mountain treks, and enjoying the panoramic views on private hiking tours Austria is famous for. The diversity of the landscape ensures that every trekker finds their perfect trail.

      Why is Austria great for trekking?

      Austria stands out as a premier trekking destination due to its vast, varied landscapes and well-maintained trail network. The country's commitment to outdoor activities means that trekkers can enjoy high-quality, guided hiking trips Austria offers, alongside Austria trekking packages that cater to all levels of experience. From the majestic Austrian Alps to idyllic alpine meadows and crystal-clear lakes, Austria's natural beauty is unmatched.

      When to trek in Austria

      The best time for trekking in Austria largely depends on the region and the type of trek you're interested in. For most trails, late spring (May-June) and early fall (September-October) offer pleasant weather, fewer crowds, and the natural beauty of blooming or autumnal landscapes. Alpine trekking routes are best tackled from June to September when the mountain passes are free from snow.

      Top 5 treks in Austria

      1. The Eagle Walk (Adlerweg): Spanning the length of Tyrol, this iconic trail offers a comprehensive exploration of the Austrian Alps, with routes suitable for both beginners and experienced hikers.
      2. Alpe-Adria Trail: Connecting Austria with Italy and Slovenia, this trail offers diverse landscapes, from alpine mountains to the Adriatic Sea, with a significant portion passing through Austria's picturesque Carinthia region.
      3. The Dachstein Circuit: This trek circumnavigates the Dachstein massif, providing stunning views of glaciers, cliffs, and alpine pastures. It's a challenging route that rewards trekkers with incredible vistas.
      4. Salzburger Almenweg: Featuring over 350 kilometers of trails, this adventure takes hikers through the scenic Pongau region, offering views of more than 120 traditional Alpine huts along the way.
      5. Lechweg Trail: Following the Lech River from its source in the Arlberg region to Lechfall in Füssen, Germany, this trail showcases stunning alpine landscapes, waterfalls, and lush meadows.

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