In Grossarltal, guided hikes and tours are offered focused on specific themes such as herbs, fairy tales, the National Park, as well as yoga, alpine flowers and “relaxation”. Here, not only will you have lots of fun, you will also gain fascinating insights into nature, the mountains and Grossarltal.
Wild Herb Hike – Herb educator Katharina Kühr accompanies herb lovers through the herb garden, meadows and woods. Discover the diversity of wild plants, flowers, herbs and medicinal plants. Furthermore, Ms Kühr tells you practical tips about working with of wild herbs. Afterwards, you will enjoy a wild-herb buffet. Meets: 10 a.m. at the Raiffeisenbank in Grossarl, duration: ca. 4 ½ hrs, costs 30.00 €/person. Please bring something to write and take notes with. The wild herb hike only takes place in dry weather and is only suitable for adults (min. 3 people). Please register one day in advance by 10 a.m. through Katharina Kühr, Tel.: +43 (0) 6414 / 8279.
Families with kids, this is for you! Guided fairy-tale hikes. As you walk, listen to stories about trees, mountains, dwarves, light and happiness. Experience a whole different side of this mountain world. In the midst of the mountain forest, you will feel as if you have been transported into the heart of a fairy-tale world. In the process, you will playfully discover the power of nature itself. Your children will be so preoccupied, they won’t even notice that they have hiked all the way out to a hut in Grossarltal in the process. There will also be fun puzzles and tasks along the way: If you solve them, you will receive small gifts.
Fairy Tale Hikes are posted in the weekly events calendar. You will be accompanied by hiking guide and fairy-tale-teller Andrea Seer. Please register directly with Andrea Seer by calling +43 (0) 664 / 3850257 by 6 p.m. of the day before.
Hohe Tauern National Park – the biggest nature sanctuary in Central Europe – offers up some truly overwhelming natural highlights, including glaciers and waterfalls, habitats for rare plants and animals, and virgin landscapes, all just waiting to be discovered. In fact, the Grossarltal valley head is one of the most pristine areas in all of Hohe Tauern National Park. Every week, you have the opportunity, accompanied by a national park ranger, to explore the countryside and learn all sorts of fascinating facts of the nature sanctuary.
The national park ranger will accompany you every Monday from 11 July until 5 September 2016 to the Hüttschlag valley head. Meets 1 p.m. at the Talwirt car park, returning at around 4:30 p.m. Fee: € 9.00 per adult, while children and teens accompanied by their parents are free. With the Grossarltal guest card, this hike is free. Your hike will take about 3 ½ hours and cover a gain of some 800 meters. Advance registration is not required.
On hikes through the upper Grossarltal, you will discover the vast variety of plant and animal species in Hohe Tauern National Park. The ranger knows all of the different plants and is practically on a first-name basis with the various animals. From 13 July until 7 September 2016, this hike is offered weekly. Meets 9 a.m. at the Talwirt car park, returning at around 4:30 p.m. Fee per adult € 15.00 – while children and teens accompanied by their parents are free. With the Grossarltal guest card, this hike is free. Your hike will take ca. 5 hours., advance registration is not required for this national park hike.