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Austria Walking Holidays

Self Guided Walking Holidays in Austria

Our self guided walking holidays in Austria will let you explore the beauty of the Salzburg Lake District, follow the Austrian section of the Way of St James, hike from Garmisch to Innsbruck in the Tyrolean Alps, or trek the Alpe-Adria Trail from Grossglockner to Mallnitz.

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Carinthian Alps and Lakes

Explore the beauty of the Carinthian Alps on this walking holiday in Austria. Our Carinthian Alps and Lakes itinerary is based around the Alpe Adria Trail route and offers mellower walks in the valleys and around the lakes of the Carinthian Alps with stunning views of the mountains and enabling you to take in the traditional local villages and spa towns along the way.

alpe adria trail: from grossglockner to Mallnitz

Alpe-Adria Trail: Grossglockner to Mallnitz

The amazing Alpe-Adria Trail runs from Carinthia in the Austrian Alps to the Adriatic Sea at a total length of 750 km. This walking holiday covers the first – and most picturesque – stages of the trail, from its start at the foot of Grossglockner, the highest summit of the Austrian Alps, by the largest glacier in the Eastern Alps, Pasterz, through the high-alpine landscapes of the Hohe Tauern National park, to the cosy village of Mallnitz.

The Way of St James in Tyrol

The Way of St James in Tyrol

This walking holiday follows one of the routes of the Way of St James in Tyrol, crossing parts of Austria and Germany. While the pilgrimage routes of El Camino de Santiago in Spain and France have become increasingly popular in recent years, the Tyrolean section of the Way of St James offers unspoilt nature, quiet villages and immersive experiences.

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Salzburg Lake District

Explore the beauty of Austria’s Lake District, where dramatic mountains plunge into sparkling blue glacial lakes, creating fjord-like landscapes. Salzkammergut lies to the east of Salzburg, the city of Mozart, in the shadow of the Dachstein Summit (2,995 m).

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Across Tyrol: From Garmisch to Innsbruck

Hiking at its best from Garmisch Partenkirchen in Germany across two mountain ranges of exceptional Alpine beauty and wilderness to the Austrian town of Innsbruck. Wetterstein and Karwendel massifs form the border between Bavaria and Tyrol. Through impressive gorges and balcony trails, the Schachen Castle can only be reached by foot and after several hours walking.

Where Do our Walking Holidays in Austria Take Place?

Tyrolean Alps

The Tyrolean section of the Way of St James offers unspoilt nature, quiet villages and immersive experiences in the Tyrolean Alps. Or hike from Garmisch Partenkirchen in Bavaria across two mountain ranges of exceptional beauty and untouched wilderness to the Austrian host of Winter Olympics Innsbruck.

Salzburg Lake District

Explore the beauty of Austria’s Lake District, where dramatic mountains plunge into sparkling blue glacial lakes, creating fjord-like landscapes.

Carinthian Alps and the Alpe-Adria Trail

The amazing Alpe-Adria Trail runs from Carinthia in the Austrian Alps to the Adriatic Sea at a total length of 750 km. Our Alpe-Adria trail walking holidays cover the first – and most picturesque – stages of the trail, from its start at the foot of Grossglockner, the highest summit of the Austrian Alps, by the largest glacier in the Eastern Alps, Pasterz, through the high-alpine landscapes of the Hohe Tauern National park. Or explore the beauty of the Carinthian valleys and lakes with mellower walks enabling you to take in the traditional local villages and spa towns along the way.

List of our Walking Holidays in Austria

  1. The Way of St James in Tyrol

  2. Salzburg Lake District

  3. Trans Tyrol: from Garmisch to Innsbruck

  4. Alpe-Adria Trail: Grossglockner to Mallnitz

  5. Carinthian Alps and Lakes


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