Hiking in the Valley of Huts
are all welcome in Grossarltal. During your hikes and mountain tours, set against the imposing backdrop of the Hohe Tauern
peaks, you will almost feel you can touch the sky. Aside from a wealth of hiking opportunities
– from relaxed hikes between huts to high-alpine adventures – here in Grossarltal, you can always look forward to heartfelt hospitality and the traditional romance of mountain huts.
On around 400 km of marked hiking paths
, leading all the way into Hohe Tauern National Park, you will walk past some 40 huts
and hikers' refuges, all of which invite you to stop by to relax and enjoy delicious regional specialties.
Incidentally: Since 2010 it's official – Grossarltal now boasts the Austrian Hiking Seal of Quality
. Clear proof of the Valley of Huts' expertise in all hiking matters.
Prefer a laid-back experience? Or looking for a major challenge? In Grossarltal, you are certain to find what you are looking for. Here we offer
- Easy hikes
- Hut hikes
- Family hikes
- Hiking tours
- Gondola hikes
- Half-day tours
- All-day hikes
- Multi-day treks
- Mountain tours
- Tarn hikes
- High-alpine expeditions
- Rainy-day hikes
- Hikes across to neighboring valleys
Every week we offer numerous guided tours
. You might be accompanied by a National Park Ranger
or perhaps by Hias, the tourist office's own hiking guide. There are also many different hikes, ranging from easy to challenging, offered through Berg-Gesund
. You will always be led by state-certified hiking and mountaineering guides.
The signs along the hiking paths in Grossarltal make your hike safer still. In order for hikers and mountain bikers to get their bearings even better, and for them to reach their destinations more easily and safely, new signs were put in place along all of the trails in Grossarltal. In addition to the hiking destination
and degree of difficulty
, the yellow hiking signs
and location boards
also supply information about approximate hiking time
and GPS data
. Furthermore, at some of the trail heads info boards
provide a comprehensive overview of the surrounding area. Out on the trails, you simply need to follow the red-white-red markings.