Austria

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Hohe Tauern - by Henk Nouws Thinking of Austria evokes images of the Alps and trekking from hut to hut. Many mountain groups have their own "Höhenweg", high altitude hut to hut trail.

Less well known are the 10 Austrian long distance hiking trails. These trails cross all the country's majestic mountain ranges - Ötztal, Zillertal, Stubaier Alps, Hohe Tauern - but also pass through more pastoral and less touristic regions of Austria. Sometimes the trails coincide with European long distance trails.

Don't be mistaken: Austrian long distance trails are not for the feeble. Time and again the trails mean serious business, including glaciers and short stretches of scrambling on rocks (maximum Grade II). To complete a trail on foot can easily take several months. Varying in length from 400 to 1300 km, and combined with the considerable differences in altitude, these trails pose challenges to be reckoned with. So, compared to the French GR's, the Austrian long distance trails are on another level altogether. Make sure you master all skills of walking in high mountains: techniques of orientation, gear, surefootedness, stamina.

To keep hikers happy, after all we are hiking for fun, Austria has taken excellent care of lodging, food and drink. Wherever you go up into the mountains, you will find well managed huts, offering a comfortable bed, beer, and top meals you will never find down the valleys: all purely natural and 100% homemade. More than merely an overnight stay, this is enjoying!

Map

Hiking Map of Austria NWHiking Map of Austria NE

Hiking Map of Austria SWHiking Map of Austria SE

Trails

Regions

States

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Books

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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2018
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2018
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United Kingdom
2021
  • Austria F&B Alp and Hut-to-Hut Hiking Guide
  • A comprehensive guidebook detailing walking routes in Austria. The 101 walks reflect the diversity of this popular region and cover Austria`s magnificent Alps - including the Ratikon, Silvretta, Stubai and Zillertal - as well as the Dachsteingebirge, Hohe Tauern and the Karawanken. Graded according to difficulty and ranging from short walks of... Read more
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Stanfords
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  • Graz Highland - Schöckl - Almenland-Teichalm - Stubenbergsee F&B WK131
  • Graz Highlighands - Schöckl – Teichalm- Stubenbergsee area of south-eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of currently... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Styrian Thermal Region - Southern Burgenland - Styrian Vulkanland F&B WK423
  • Thermenland Oststeiermark – Südburgenland area of eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Kamptal - Zwettl - Horn - Langenlois - Krems F&B WK074
  • Kamptal - Zwettl - Horn - Langenlois – Krems area of eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of currently available titles... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
  • Wandelgids Großglockner Hochalpenstraße | Rother Bergverlag
  • De ‘Rother Wanderbücher’ behandelen telkens de 50 mooiste wandelingen, die variëren van eenvoudige kindvriendelijke wandelingen tot routes die aanzienlijk meer ervaring vereisen. Uitvoerige routebeschrijvingen, een aantrekkelijke lay-out met vele kleurenfoto’s; niets aan duidelijkheid te wensen gelaten hoogteprofielen, kaartjes met de... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Bugaboo Dreams
  • Take the snowiest mountains in Canada, add two Austrian immigrants, an army of adrenaline-addicted skiers (kings, queens, billionaires, average people and everyday ski bums) and throw a helicopter into the mix for an unforgettable story of mountain adventure.The tale begins when two childhood friends-Hans Gmoser and Leo Grillmair-leave postwar... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Bugaboo Dreams
  • Take the snowiest mountains in Canada, add two Austrian immigrants, an army of adrenaline-addicted skiers (kings, queens, billionaires, average people and everyday ski bums) and throw a helicopter into the mix for an unforgettable story of mountain adventure.The tale begins when two childhood friends-Hans Gmoser and Leo Grillmair-leave postwar... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2021
  • Wandelgids 09 Arlberg - Paznaun | Rother Bergverlag
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met een groot aantal dagtochten in dal en hooggebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte weergegeven in rood/blauw/zwart. Zwischen den Allgäuer Alpen und der Silvretta liegt ein wahres Wanderparadies. Dabei darf man sich von den im Untertitel erwähnten Alpin-Zentren... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids Capitool Top 10 Wenen | Unieboek
  • - Top 10 van onder andere de beste restaurants, de mooiste bezienswaardigheden en de leukste winkels - Met de uitneembare kaart vind je gemakkelijk de weg - De schitterende foto’s brengen de stad tot leven - Compact formaat, ideaal om mee te nemen - Diverse wandelroutes leiden je door de sfeervolle wijken van Wenen Top 10 Wenen De reisgids is... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
  • Reisgids Merian live Wenen | Deltas
  • Leuke handzame reisgids met een beschrijving van alle bezienswaardigheden; vrij veel praktische tips als het gaat om bijv. Accommodatie of restaurants. Met uitklapkaart. Goed voor een eerste kennismaking met het land. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids 70 Ötscher | Rother Bergverlag
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met een groot aantal dagtochten in dal en hooggebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte weergegeven in rood/blauw/zwart. Im Bergland um Mariazell und Türnitz vereinen sich grüne Täler und tiefe Schluchten, steil aufragende Wald- und Felsgipfel, stäubende... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2019
  • Wandelgids Mühlviertel | Rother Bergverlag
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met een groot aantal dagtochten in dal en hooggebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte weergegeven in rood/blauw/zwart. Obwohl seit langem beliebtestes Ausflugs- und Erholungsziel der Bewohner des Gebiets rund um die oberösterreichische Landeshauptstadt Linz,... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The Austro-Hungarian Fortresses of Montenegro
  • The ultimate hiking book for the Bay of Kotor, describing 12 great walks and 1 boat trip to visit 17 iconic fortresses. With 240 images and GPS waypoints, this is the essential fortress-visiting companion, and also a fascinating source of information for Geocaching enthusiasts.Close to the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro s favourite tourist area,... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • The Austro-Hungarian Fortresses of Montenegro
  • The ultimate hiking book for the Bay of Kotor, describing 12 great walks and 1 boat trip to visit 17 iconic fortresses. With 240 images and GPS waypoints, this is the essential fortress-visiting companion, and also a fascinating source of information for Geocaching enthusiasts.Close to the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro s favourite tourist area,... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Kitten Kindergarten
  • Educating your cat – does it really work? As cats are no puppies why would they need education and training? They do what they want anyways … Our human demands on our cat as a companion and an emotional enrichment in our life increases. At the same time a cat´s freedom is limited by reducing it to an indoor playground only. Education and... Read more
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Belgium
  • Kitten Kindergarten
  • Educating your cat – does it really work? As cats are no puppies why would they need education and training? They do what they want anyways … Our human demands on our cat as a companion and an emotional enrichment in our life increases. At the same time a cat´s freedom is limited by reducing it to an indoor playground only. Education and... Read more
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Maps

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  • 68: Ausseerland - Ennstal 1:50, 000
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. Inclusief een Duitstalig boekje met informatie en routesuggesties. KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles Wissenswerte... Read more
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  • Wechsel - Bucklige Welt - Bernstein F&B WK422
  • Wechsel - Bucklige Welt - Bernstein area of south-eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Nebelstein - Gmünd - Weitra - Gross Gerungs - Weinsberg Forest F&B WK076
  • Nebelstein - Gmünd - Weitra - Gross Gerungs - Weinsberger Wald area of eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of... Read more
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United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
  • Ötscherland - Mariazell - Erlauftal - Lunzer See - Scheibbs F&B WK031
  • Otscherland - Mariazell - Erlauftal - Lunzer See – Scheibbs area of eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of currently... Read more
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  • Danube Cycle Trail - Passau - Eferding - Sauwald - Schärding F&B WK432
  • Danube Cycle Trail: Passau - Eferding - Sauwald – Schärding area of central Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
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  • Zell am See - Kaprun - Saalbach F&B WK382
  • Zell-am-See - Kaprun - Saalbach area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles in this... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Wienviertel East - March - Thayatal - Mistelbach F&B WK014
  • Wienviertel East - March - Thayatal – Mistelbach area of north-eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of currently... Read more
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  • Gasteinertal - Wagrain - Raurisertal - Grossarltal F&B WK191
  • Gasteiner Tal - Wagrain - Grossarltal - St. Johann im Pongau - Bad Hofgastein - Bad Gastein area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Vienna Woods F&B WK011
  • The Vienna Woods at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of currently available titles in this series please click on the series link.Freytag &... Read more
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