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Hiking in Upper Austria

Drift among the dense forest, lush meadows and piercing peaks

The rugged lands of Upper Austria provide the perfect natural playground to explore via hiking, as it lies perfectly at the core of the Alps. Scattered across the region are snow-capped peaks, lush meadows and great winding hiking trails carved through spectacular scenery. Visit in the summer months from June to September for peak climbing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Austria

The Austrian Alps are decorated with natural beauty, providing some of the most spectacular scenery to climb in the whole of the continent. Hike among the glaciers of the Dachstein and reach heights of approximately 2,995 meters above sea level. And with the mountains offering accessible trails without too much technical challenges, hiking here is pretty much everyone.


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Best time to visit

Visit in the summer months from June to September for peak climbing conditions

What's the weather like?

An alpine climate dominates the country, given its largely mountainous terrain, and receives relatively high temperatures in the summer, averaging in the mid-20s

More info about Hiking in Upper Austria:

The landlocked, central European country of Austria is home to mostly mountainous terrain. Part of the European Union, it is bordered by Italy and Slovenia to the south, Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west, Germany and Czech Republic to the north, and Hungary and Slovakia to the east. The mountains play a central role in Austria’s geography, culture and customs, which include parts of the Central Eastern Alps, Northern Limestone Alps, and the Southern Limestone Alps

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