Walking Holidays in Austria

Austria’s beauty is best experienced up close. Hit the trails and uncover its magic with an Inghams self-guided walking holiday.

Walking Holidays in Austria

Discover the most beautiful parts of Austria with an Inghams walking holiday. Explore this country's natural beauty at your own pace and uncover fairy-tale castles, medieval mountain villages, and historic monasteries set among rugged cliffs and green valleys. Walk through the rich diversity of Austria's countryside, where 24,000 marked trails are just waiting to be discovered.

Discover Austria's Best Walking Resorts

If you’re in need of some holiday inspiration, take a look at our featured walking holidays. Get ready to explore the scenic vistas of the Austrian Alps and discover unique experiences off the beaten track.


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Discover the magic of Ischgl’s mountains, forests and lakes. With over 300km of marked footpaths it’s an absolute paradise for walkers. It is home to extensive rugged trails and mighty peaks almost 3,000m high.

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This quiet, compact village is the highest parish in Austria and is located at the end of the scenic Ötztal Valley. In Obergurgl you'll find many challenging hikes as well as easier walks to viewing platforms and alms reached by gondola.

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Saalbach & Hinterglemm

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Nestled in the beautiful Glemm Valley, Saalbach and Hinterglemm are a walker’s heaven. With more than 400km of well-marked paths, a rustic mountain hut to stop off at every few miles and breathtaking views – what better way to explore?

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Recommended walks in Austria

Austria's unique culture and diverse geography are a joy to explore. Whether you are walking, mountain hiking or trekking, there’s paths for every trailblazer with 24,000 of marked trails waiting to be discovered.

Pinzgauer Ridgeway

Saalbach and Hinterglemm

Pinzgauer view Austria

Feeling adventurous? The Pinzgauer Ridgeway is a panoramic hiking trail from the top of the Schattberg gondola across the top of the mountains to the Schmittenhöhe gondola above Zell am See.

You can take the lift down and return by bus, or you can walk back down through the valley.

Alpine Herbal Garden Trail

Saalbach and Hinterglemm

Alpine Herbal Garden Austria

The "Herbal Path of the Senses" is a circular hiking route of about two hours walking time, offering you wonderful views of the Nature Park Pöllau Valley.

It offers visitors the opportunity to explore beautiful forested paths and learn about the world of herbs and healing plants.

Hohe Mut


Hohe Mut Walking trail Austria Obergurgl

If you’re looking to get high, head to Hohe Mut! The mountain sits at a lofty 2670m and towers over Gurgl. From the grass-covered summit, you'll get a heart-stopping view of sheer drops, wild mountain peaks and vast glacier views over the Ötztal Nature Park.

Walk of Lyrics


Walk of Lyrics Austria Ischgl

Experience famous songs brought to life through musical sculptures, amongst spectacular views over the Ischgl valley. The "Walk of Lyrics" takes you over three musical sound points and over the Ischgl suspension bridges to the middle station of the Fimbabahn. 


Our top Austrian hotels

Hotel Post - 4.5 Stars

Hotel Post Ischgl


The Hotel Post is one of Ischgl’s leading hotels, with great facilities and service. You can walk to the cable cars in minutes, which lead to wonderful walking and hiking trails.

Hotel Bellevue - 4.5 Stars

Hotel Bellevue


Hotel Bellevue in Obergurgl stands tall among the hotels of the Ötztal region. It overlooks the village from a small plateau—just five minutes away by foot.

Hotel Panthera - 4 Stars

Hotel Panthera


Located on the main strip in Saalbach, the Bernkogel and Kohlmais lifts are only 50 metres away, providing easy access to Saalbach's fabulous hiking paradise.


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