Austria: a holiday paradise for hikers

Crystal-clear mountain lakes, lush green meadows, cute marmots and picture-perfect blue skies – Austria is a paradise for hikers. If you spend your hiking holidays in this beautiful region, the AlpenParks Hotels & Residences are your perfect choice!

The most fascinating tours for your hiking holiday

If you’re planning a hiking holiday, look no further than the Salzburger Land region. The Austrian Alps offer great trails for families, outdoor enthusiasts and leisure mountaineers. The AlpenParks teams are true hiking experts eager to share their best tips with you.

Paar macht eine Pause beim Wandern in Mühlbach am Hochkönig

the Hochkönig REGION

The Hochkönig holiday region consists of the Alpine villages of Mühlbach, Dienten and Maria Alm. The AlpenParks Residences are also located around the most prominent mountain in the Alps, surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Did you already know? In summer, AlpenParks guests receive the Hochkönigcard with numerous benefits and discounts free of charge on the day of arrival. You can get the Hochkönigcard at the following establishments:


The impressive mountain massif of the Hochkönig extends up to 2,941 metres above sea level. Hiking holidaymakers will find almost 300 different hiking tours leading through the mountains of the region. Whether day, long-distance, themed or pilgrimage hikes - there is something for every holiday day. Thanks to the lush vegetation, the Hochkönig is also excellent for herbal hikes.

To the Tourportal Hochkönig

Mann beim Wandern in Bad Hofgastein

The Gastein Valley in the Salzburger Land region

The Gastein Valley in the Salzburg Alps is not only home to the AlpenParks Residence Bad Hofgastein, but also to numerous hiking routes. Families, leisure hikers and ambitious mountaineers can choose from a wide range of tours around Dorfgastein, Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein.

You’re looking for a more relaxed tour? Why not take a walk along the Gasteiner Ache and other hiking trails of the 40-kilometre valley? If you’re aiming higher, you can hop on the cable cars of Gastein – or tackle the nearest mountain on foot.

Hiking tours in Gastein at a glance

Paar macht eine Pause beim Wandern auf der Schmittenhöhe

The hiking region of Zell am See-Kaprun: maximum mountain pleasure

The splendid landscape surrounding the Kitzsteinhorn and Schmittenhöhe is a highlight for hikers from all over the world. Breathe in the crystal-clear mountain air, feel the freedom and sample some of the most delicious treats of the Pinzgau region during your hiking holiday in Zell am See-Kaprun. Another highlight for hikers? And because the area is so enchanting, no less than four AlpenParks sites have settled here:

The Salzburger Land region is peppered with great hiking trails. For instance, Zell am See boasts a total of 144 routes for all skill levels! Our tip: If you feel like enjoying a bit of snow in summer, simply hop on the cable car to the Kitzsteinhorn. Salzburg’s unique glacier is an all-year attraction for snow lovers.

Hiking tours in Zell am See-Kaprun

Wanderer bei der Hagan Lodge im Sommer

Hiking vacation in the cottage village in Ausseerland

The Ausseerland in the Styrian Salzkammergut offers a hiking and nature paradise of superlatives. Countless peaks, huts and crystal-clear (mountain) lakes await you here. The famous Altausseer Lake is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful alpine lakes in the Styrian Salzkammergut.

The cottage village Hagan Lodge is the perfect starting point for numerous hikes and mountain tours in Altaussee and the surrounding area. Here are a few suggestions for hiking around the AlpenParks Hagan Lodge:

  • Around the Altausseer Lake
  • Hike to the peak Loser
  • Hike to the Trisselwand
  • Hike to the Blaa Alm

Hiking paradise on the Arlberg

Welcome to Warth-Schröcken: Your nature experience between Arlberg and Bregenzerwald! Discover the fascinating nature and breathtaking mountain scenery of this recreation area in summer. Nestled between the Allgäu and Lechtal Alps as well as the Bregenzerwald and Lechquellengebirge mountains, a landscape full of variety and wonderful natural impressions opens up.

Experience alpine mountain sports in all its facets. From fantastic mountain and hiking tours in various levels of difficulty to guided summit tours and via ferrata experiences - there is something for every adventurer here.

Families will find their outdoor Eldorado in Warth-Schröcken. Climbing gardens, flying fox facilities, an archery course, a high ropes course and numerous nature adventure playgrounds offer activities for young and old.

Tip: AlpenParks Arlberg with its first-class vacation apartments is the ideal starting point for numerous hikes and mountain tours in Warth-Schröcken.

Hiking tours in Warth-Schröcken

Gruppe beim Wandern in Obertauern

Hiking in Salzburg's Lungau region

Discover the fascinating world of hiking in Salzburg's Lungau region! From gentle paths in the valley to challenging summit trails, this region offers a variety of routes for adventurers of all levels. Over 70 managed alpine huts tempt you with delicious Lungau specialties, while 60 crystal-clear mountain lakes are waiting to be discovered by you.

Explore the Lungau Tauern Crown with its 108 kilometers and over 8,000 meters of altitude. From themed hiking trails to circular routes - every hiking fan will find something suitable here. With the wide range of offers and the LungauCard, your summer vacation will be an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

The AlpenParks Hotel & Apartment Carpe Solem in the heart of Mariapfarr offers sun-drenched vacation apartments that invite you to stay and feel at home.

More information about hiking in Lungau

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