159 1 Day Treks to Explore in Austria

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Austria is consistently ranked in the top 20 richest countries in the world by GDP per capita terms. The country has achieved a high standard of living and in 2018 was ranked 20th in the world for its Human Development Index.

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The Alpe-Adria-Trail connects the three regions of Carinthia, Slovenia and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, and covers a total of 43 stages. It has been designed mainly with pleasure hikers in mind. The Trail runs mainly through the non-Alpine area and as far as possible there are only slight differences in altitude.

Alpenarena Hochhäderich

The Alpenarena Hochhäderich is the ideal ski area for families. The wide alpine valley, at an altitude of between 1,300 and 1,600 metres, is Alpine pasture land in the summer. In winter, visitors can choose from five lifts and nine kilometres of slopes. Easy and medium slopes for kids and beginners, crisp slopes for the experienced, lift tickets at affordable prices and nature all around that amazes - skier's heart, what more could you want.


A majestic mountain in the Ankogel Group in the eastern High Tauern range in Austria. It is the second highest mountain in the group, the Hochalmspitze being higher at 3,360 m. A cable car from Mallnitz goes up to 2,631 m on the mountain, making Ankogel one of the most accessible alpine peaks. It is also a good trekking destination and also it offers beautiful views too.

Ankogel Group

The Ankogel Group lies in the eastern part of the Hohe Tauern. It covers the northern area of Carinthia and the southern area of Salzburgerland. The Ankogelgroup is often divided in the 'Ankogelgroup' and Reisseckgroup'. The Reisseckgroup is a more rough massif, the Ankogelgroup contains a lot of glaciers.


The Birgitzköpfl is a High ridge on the north-west ridge of the Saile with a gap height of around 20 m. It lies in the Stubai Alps southwest of Innsbruck in Tirol. The ascent to the Birgitzköpfl leads from the Axamer Lizum to the east via a hiking trail to the Birgitzer Alm . From there around 200 meters in altitude to the summit. winter, the mountain is the destination of ski tourers with less experience, with subsequent descents to Axams or Götzens.


The highest mountain in the Karwendel range, Austria as well as an ultra prominent peak. It is located within the Innsbruck-Land District of Tyrol, Austria. It offers medium-difficult and conditionally demanding mountain ascent with short, wire rope-secured climbing sections on the summit structure.


A beautiful mountain located in the heart of Austria. A good trekking destination and also it offers a wide view of this area and gives you an opportunity to explore the greenery of this area.


The Bosruck is at 1992 m above sea level. A. Height of the westernmost mountain in the Ennstal Alps on the border between Upper Austria and Styria . It is separated from the main ridge of the Haller Walls by the Pyhrgasgatterl and forms its own, ridge-like mountain stock made of limestone. In front of the Bosruck on the ridge to the west are the peaks Lahnerkogel and Kitzstein , to the east is the Frauenmauer .


A beautiful valley in the Austrian province of Vorarlberg as well as a ski resort named after the valley. The area is very family-friendly but also offers the usual big variety of alpine destinations with skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, hiking or cross-country skiing. Many mountain and ski huts allow hiking on foot or on skies. The interactive hiking trail "Tierwelten Brandnertal" explains the animal life of the region.


The Braunarlspitze is the highest peak in the northern half of the Lechquellen Mountains and is therefore particularly noticeable from the Bregenzerwald . It is the culmination point of a ridge several kilometers long from the Butzensattel in the east to the west. The Mellau mountain guide Mathias Wüstner made the first ascent in 1877 over the north ridge.

Bregenz Forest Mountains

A majestic range of the Northern Limestone Alps, named after the town of Bregenz. The Bregenz Forest Mountains are located entirely in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg. In the Bregenzerwald mountains there are comparatively few alpine huts with overnight accommodation. This is due to the fact that the majority of the mountain tours can be undertaken as day trips from the valley valleys.


The Brüggelekopf is 1182 m above sea level. A. high mountain in the Bregenz Forest Mountains . It is the local mountain of the Bregenzerwald community Alberschwende in the Bregenz district in Vorarlberg. The Brüggelekopf with a snack station in the area of ​​the summit is a popular starting point for mountain hikes, for example over the high moor to the pilgrimage church in Bildstein , over Kaltenbrunnen to Egg or over the Geißkopf to Bödele.

Damülser Mittagsspitze

A high mountain in the Bregenz Forest Mountains in the Austrian state Vorarlberg. A naturally blessed location which offers beautiful trekking destination and also there are so many other leisure options too. The normal route starts from the upper station of a chairlift at 1810 m and is UIAA grade I.


The Drachenwand is a rock face at 1176 m above sea level. A. Height in the Salzkammergut Mountains , a mountain group in the Northern Limestone Alps . Due to its attractive tourist location on the west bank of the Mondsee , it is a popular destination for hikes from St. Lorenz . Your forested southern side has only a slight slope to the north, however, making it an impressive, about 700 meters high, nearly vertical rock wall that the panorama of the northern Mondsee dominated .

Drei Türme

A group of mountain peaks in the Rätikon range of the Alps, located on the border between Austria and Switzerland. The highest of the three, the Grosser Turm, lies on the Austrian side of the border, in the state of Vorarlberg. It is the highest point of the Drusenfluh group. A good trekking destination and also it offers nice views also.


The Dreiländerspitze is 3197 m above sea level. A. the highest mountain in the Dreiländerspitzgruppe in the Silvretta , a mountain range in the central eastern Alps. It is a favourite viewpoint, due to its position and accessibility. A good trekking destination too.


Dürrenstein is a mountain of the Ybbstal Alps in Lower Austria. It is located in the municipality of Lunz am See and is one of the highest peak in the area. It is one of the iconic trekking location and also it offers beautiful views also.


The Edelweißspitze is 2572 m above sea level. A. high summit of the Glockner group , northeast of the Großglockner , in the Hohe Tauern. It forms the highest point of the toll Grossglockner High Alpine Road. A good trekking destination and also there are so many other adventure options too.

Eisenerzer Reichenstein

A majestic mountain in the Ennstal Alps in the Austrian federal state of Styria. A good trekking destination and also it offers beautiful views too.

Ennstal Alps

The Alps of the Enns valley, are a mountain range of the Northern Limestone Alps System. The most famous scenery in the Ennstal Alps is the Gesäuse, a valley where the Enns river cuts through the limestone. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also a nice trekking destination too.

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