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Hike Lungau's beautiful countryside

files/Bilder fuer Seiten/Landschaft.jpgWell marked hiking routes will lead you to traditional Alm huts, alpine mountain lakes and famous natural mountain medows. From kids and beginners to professional hikers everyone will find some beautiful hiking routes. There also easy walks routes for those who use a stroller, wheelchair or walker.

Once you have moved into your comfortable room or suite of the Alm.Gut, you should immediatelly put on your hiking boots. UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Salzburger Lungau and Carinthian Nockberge is the largest biosphere reserve in Austria. Here, amid the peaks of the Tauern mountains and the Nockberge Mountains mountain lakes and idyllic valleys are excellent destination for long hikes and short walks.

Guided hiking tours

On our guided tours we will show you the most beautiful hiking destinations in the Lungau mountain range.

Pack your backpack

Grab you hicking backbag, throw in a hiking map, snacks, water and of course your camera in order to hike on your hiking tours in the Lungau region of the beautiful province of Salzburg.

Hiking as a family

In UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Lungau hiking is possible for every generation. Well maintained trails allow strollers and wheelchairs easily access. More easy hikes are offered by cabel cars. During the winter holiday the cable cars are used as ski lifts to the famous slopes of the ski area and hiking mountain Katschberg and Aineck. Whereas in summer holidays the summer cable cars transport even novice climbers to the summits of the UNSESCO Biosphere Reserve Lungau. Right next to the Vital and Relax Hotel Alm.Gut you find glorious hiking trails and a loop trail at the exit of the cable car offers breathtaking views.
The free LungauCard offers some of the rides with reduced fee or even free of charge. Families should take advantage of this offer and cyclists are also allowed to take their mountain bikes along the lift. People who need walkers or wheelchairs, appreciate the hiking service of the cable cars as well. Experienced hikers love mountain hiking tours for mountaineer and for climbers.

Beginner, intermediate or experienced hiker?

What type of hiker are you? Do you prefer family hiking in Austia, because you are traveling with children? Do you love mountain biking combined with sumits ? Do you like adventure hiking or maybe enjoyable leisure walks? Let us know and we recommand the right trail to you.

Up to the lakes of the Austrian mountains!

Our secret tip for hiking in Austria´s Lungau: catch up one of the 60 crystal-clear alpine lakes or mountain lakes of Unesco Biosphere Reserve Salzburg Lungau. It is simply the best to rest at a peaceful lake. Get rid of your boots, lay down on a real alpine meadow. Feel the grass, smell the nature and let the sun tickle you nose. And dear Daddies and Mummies, be creative and use your hiking poles or hiking sticks to build a little camp by using hiking clothes as a small tarp.

Hiker´s best

At night, when you are back from your hiking tour, stop at our bar and let us know how you have been enjoying your hiking day. And do not be shy when Hans offers to you his homemade famous Austrian Schnapps „Zirbenschnaps“ made of pine and love.

Walking holidays and theme trails

In case you need more options than beautiful hiking trails through Austria´s nature, Lungau has got trails designed around many themes to learn, recreate, exercise and to observe and interpret. Walking one of Lungau´s themed trails can be a tremendously satisfying experience. Walking from one interesting point to another, at a pace you can take things in around you, helps you to learn more about the Lungau around you.  

Our trail themes include general nature trails as well as education trails. The nature trails and education trails focus attention on history, geology, ecology, wildlife, swamps and wetlands, alpine flora and fauna and more. Just stop to notice what’s worthwhile, discovering new beautiful areas of UNSESCO Biosphere Reserve Salzburg Lungau.

Hiking tips and hiking information

Here you will find a hiking map with hiking trails oft he hiking area Katschberg.
Here you will find a list of all themed trails and themed paths like education trails, nature trails, historical trails, geological trails.
Here you will find hiking trails to about 60 crystal-clear alpine lakes in the mountains of UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Salzburg Lungau.
Please check here for all Nature Parks of UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Lungau in Austria.
Please take a look at the cosy alm huts you should stop by for a rest and a healthy meal.