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Hiking in the Austrian Alps

Discover the elevated beauty of the Central European mountains and explore the valleys and ridges of the Austrian Alps on a hiking trip!

Defined and dominated by the Alps, Austria owes its natural beauty to the iconic range that runs through its heart. With stunning destinations like St. Anton (am Arlberg) and Tyrol (think Wilder Kaiser), there is a reason this region is a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Trek through its most beautiful regions and take your next hiking expedition through the Austrian Alps! “Compare and book a certified guide for your Hiking trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Hiking selection. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Austria

The biggest problem with a day hike is often that it only lasts a day. This is rarely the problem in the Austrian Alps. You can enjoy week-long trips from a variety of different cities, like St. Anton, Innsbruck, Kitzbuhel, and basically anywhere in Tyrol. Hiking and trekking across the Alps is arguably the best way to discover Austria.


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Best Time to Visit

May through October are all phenomenal months for a hike in the Austrian Alps!


The climate is pleasant for late spring, summer, and fall. The winter and early spring can be cold and have adverse weather, and higher altitudes tend to have more volatile weather patterns

How to Get There

Innsbruck, Salzburg, Vienna, and Graz are all easy stops for regional and international flights. They transfer to other Alpine destinations in Arlberg and Tyrol. Train service is efficient and straightforward from most major European cities, as well

More info about Hiking in Austrian Alps:

Austria is a cultural treasure trove of incredible natural beauty. While it covers a bit of varied terrain and landscapes, the country is mostly dominated by the Alps, particularly in its western, central, and southwestern regions. Though hiking and trekking season tends to fall outside of traditional snow sports, the rise of mountain biking and the popularity of rock climbing and mountaineering allow it to intertwine with other popular outdoor activities. The Austrian Alps are one of the best European locations for a multi-adventure program. Each region has its own distinct culture, so enriching your program through immersion is highly recommended to make the most of your trip

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