Hohe Tauern

Description

Hohe Tauern, Glocknergruppe

The Hohe Tauern is the main mountain range in the eastern Alps. Of course, everyone has heard of the National Park Hohe Tauern, this pretty area where the Austrians have resisted the temptation of further recreational exploitation.

The Hohe Tauern stretches over 150 km from east to west, and in many places surpasses the 3.000 m line. The Grossglockner (3,798 m) and Grossvenediger (3662 m) are on the program of many hut-hopping tours. Further to the east, the Alps won't reach this 3.000 m boundary any more.

The Hohe Tauern comprises the following, attractive, walking areas, all with plenty of rock and ice:

For many foreigners the Hohe Tauern is their main summer destination. Hut tours can be conceived of in countless variations and degrees of difficulty. The huts are very good, welcoming and comfortable. The paths are well marked. And in the valleys too hikers are well catered for, with a wide choice of nice trails with spectacular views. Guides and maps are so detailed that wherever you put your feet, you will be able to find interesting mountains and destinations within reach of your own capacity. The only caveat might be the crowds. But everything is relative. What does it matter if, on a sunny and fresh morning, you are in the company of a few more roped groups ahead of you? The mountains seem even greater and more awe-inspiring.

Opinions

Rate 8.0 | 1 vote | No 1. in Austria
  • Henk Nouws July 1984
  • Rate 8
  • Positive This area is protected, and therefore without scars. Many flowers, great mountain scenery, very good hiking possibilities and facilities. Maybe one of the best parts of the Alps.
  • Negative Large huts, large crowds.
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Map

Map Hohe Tauern

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Trekking in Austria's Hohe Tauern
  • This trekking guidebook describes 4 multi-day treks in the Reichen, Venediger and Gross Glockner mountain groups. It also contains an outline for a 10-day traverse of the whole region. The Hohe Tauern National Park takes in the Tirol, Salzburg and Karnten. It's ideal for trekking, with some of the best mountain huts in the Alps. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Austria Hohe Tauern Trekking
  • Trekking in Austria’s Hohe Tauern is Allan Hartley’s Cicerone guide to walks in the Venediger, Glockner and Reichen mountain groups. The book describes five longer distance routes; four separate multi-day treks and a ten day traverse of the region. Detailed introductory information and preparation tips are included, whilst the options in the... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2010
Bol.com
Netherlands
2010
  • Trekking in Austria's Hohe Tauern
  • Situated in the heart of Austria and the Eastern Alps, the Hohe Tauern National Park is the largest in Europe and a World Conservation Area, taking in the Tyrol, Salzburg and Karnten. The area boasts dramatic valleys headed by scores of peaks and hikers are well supported by some of the best huts in the Alps. The Park is centered on the Gross... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
Bol.com
Belgium
2010
  • Trekking in Austria's Hohe Tauern
  • Situated in the heart of Austria and the Eastern Alps, the Hohe Tauern National Park is the largest in Europe and a World Conservation Area, taking in the Tyrol, Salzburg and Karnten. The area boasts dramatic valleys headed by scores of peaks and hikers are well supported by some of the best huts in the Alps. The Park is centered on the Gross... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • Walking in Austria
  • A comprehensive guidebook to walking routes in Austria. 101 routes, day walks, multi-day treks and classic hut-to-hut tours in the Ratikon, Silvretta, Stubai, and Zillertal Alps, the Hohe Tauern, and the Karawanken. With information on transport, accommodation, gear and safety, plus full details of over a hundred Austrian mountain huts. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • Walking in Austria
  • 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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids Oostenrijk - Walking in Austria | Cicerone
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. Bedenk wel - zie het overzicht- dat het voornamelijk routes zijn in het westen en zuiden van Oostenrijk. A comprehensive guidebook detailing walking routes in Austria. The 101 walks reflect... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • Walking in Austria
  • 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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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • The Karnischer Hohenweg
  • English-language guidebook to the Karnischer Höhenweg, a 170km waymarked hut-to-hut trek along the border between Italy and Austria. Also known as the Carnic Peace Trail, it runs west to east along the Ridge of the Carnic Alps, the site of the WW1 front line. With information on planning your trip, accommodation and the history of the area. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Trekking the Karnischer Höhenweg | Cicerone
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van deze mooie route. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten This guidebook describes the Karnischer Höhenweg; a 169km long-distance walk through the beautiful Carnic Alps which straddle the border between Austria and Italy. Following a high Alpine trail... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
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Kompass
Germany
  • Südtirol
  • 3in1: Das KOMPASS-Outdoor-Karten-Ringbuch mit großflächiger Gebietsabdeckung beinhaltet sämtliche Aktivthemen wie Wandern, Mountainbike etc. Die einzeln entnehmbaren Kartenblätter sind aus reiß- und wetterfestem Material und verbinden die Informationen von Wander-, Winter- und Fahrradkarten imDetailmaßstab von 1:35 000.Destination:- Südtirol... Read more
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Netherlands
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Belgium
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Kompass
Germany
  • Glocknergruppe, Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Die 5in1 Wanderkarte ist jetzt noch übersichtlicher und besser lesbar. Die Wanderkarten aus den Top-Wanderregionen sind mit einem Panorama und einer zusätzlichen Karte im Detailmaßstab ausgestattet. Der Aktiv Guide informiert Sie rund um das Thema Outdoor und die kostenlose App für unterwegs gibt es auch noch dazu. Das bildet die perfekte... Read more
Kompass
Germany
2016
  • Osttirol
  • Destination:- Osttirols landschaftliche Vielfalt reicht vom vergletscherten Hauptkamm der Hohen Tauern im Norden bis zu den Kalkzinnen der Lienzer Dolomiten und Karnischen Alpen im Süden.- Unterschiedliche geologische Bedingungen, etwa die Gesteine des Tauernfensters, die Alten Gneise im Defereggengebirge oder die Kalkbastionen südlich von... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • WF5620 Oost-Tirol Kompass
  • De Kompass wandelgids + kaart geeft een overzicht van alle wandelroutes in het gebied met nauwkeurige routeaanwijzingen en hoogteaanduidingen, De extra grote kaart, schaal 1:35 000, is ideaal om van te voren uw route uit te stippelen en om onderweg te gebruiken • naast de bekende bestemmingen, worden ook de minder bekende vermeld • openbaar... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids 5620 Osttirol | Kompass
  • Wandelgids + wandelkaart van Osttirol met 50 ingetekende routes in Osttirol. Die KOMPASS Wanderführer enthalten eine praktische Tourenübersicht mit exakten Wegbeschreibungen und Höhenprofil. Die beigelegte Tourenkarte im Maßstab 1:100.000 erleichtert die Planung Ihrer Tour. Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • WF5620 Oost-Tirol Kompass
  • De Kompass wandelgids + kaart geeft een overzicht van alle wandelroutes in het gebied met nauwkeurige routeaanwijzingen en hoogteaanduidingen, De extra grote kaart, schaal 1:35 000, is ideaal om van te voren uw route uit te stippelen en om onderweg te gebruiken • naast de bekende bestemmingen, worden ook de minder bekende vermeld • openbaar... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Tirol
  • -Drittgrößtes Bundesland Österreichs, rund 12600 km2 Fläche, Hauptstadt ist Innsbruck, der höchste Berg ist der Großglockner in Osttirol (3798 m), in Nordtirol ist es die Wildspitze (3786 m).-Fünf Naturparks sind in Tirol zu finden: Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen, Alpenpark Karwendel, Naturpark Ötztal, Naturpark Kaunergrat, Naturpark Tiroler Lech;... Read more
Kompass
Germany
  • Nationalpark Hohe Tauern Süd, Mallnitz, Obervellach, Maltatal, Mölltal
  • KOMPASS Wanderkarten enthalten alles Wissenswerte zum Wandern wie aktuelle Wanderwege, empfehlenswerte Routen und wichtige touristische Informationen.Doch können unsere Wanderkarten meist mehr, sind sie nicht nur eine reine Wanderkarte sondern fungieren sie auch als Skitouren- sowie Bikekarte, siehe Titelabbildung. Der topographische Inhalt der... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 49 Nationalpark Hohe Tauern Süd | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, vegetatie, schaduwtekening maar ook de ingetekende wandelroutes en in veel gevallen ook fietsroutes (MTB). Gevaarlijke routes worden als zodanig weergegeven met een bepaalde markering. Berghutten en campings zijn goed terug te vinden op deze kaarten. Daarnaast staan de... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids Osttirol | Rother
  • 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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids Kärnten - Karinthië | Rother
  • 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
  • Austria
  • Between Lake Constance and Lake Neusiedler, in the middle of the Bregenz Forest and the Vienna Woods, this guide conveys the magnificent, enthralling, and beautiful scenery of Austria. Lofty peaks, deep-cut valleys, crystal-clear lakes, and lush mountain pastures grace this collection of images, along with the lazy meanderings of the Danube,... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Austria
  • Between Lake Constance and Lake Neusiedler, in the middle of the Bregenz Forest and the Vienna Woods, this guide conveys the magnificent, enthralling, and beautiful scenery of Austria. Lofty peaks, deep-cut valleys, crystal-clear lakes, and lush mountain pastures grace this collection of images, along with the lazy meanderings of the Danube,... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids 26 Dachstein-Tauern Ost | Rother
  • 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. Dachstein und Tauern Ost– das sind Begriffe, die unter Bergsteigern und Wanderern schon seit jeher Klang und Namen haben. Es sind aber auch... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Bergauf - Abenteuer Ausdauersport
  • "BERGAUF" gibt einen faszinierenden und einmaligen Einblick in das Leben eines Menschen, der Spa am (Extrem-) Sport und Liebe zur Natur in gro artiger Weise zu verbinden versteht. Der Autor bringt einen spannenden Mix seiner Erlebnisse und Erfahrungen beim hochalpinen Skibergsteigen, Rad-Bergrennen, Berg- und Treppenlaufen und erg nzt seine... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Bergauf - Abenteuer Ausdauersport
  • "BERGAUF" gibt einen faszinierenden und einmaligen Einblick in das Leben eines Menschen, der Spa am (Extrem-) Sport und Liebe zur Natur in gro artiger Weise zu verbinden versteht. Der Autor bringt einen spannenden Mix seiner Erlebnisse und Erfahrungen beim hochalpinen Skibergsteigen, Rad-Bergrennen, Berg- und Treppenlaufen und erg nzt seine... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Grossvenediger - Oberpinzgau F&B WK121
  • Grossvenediger - Oberpinzgau 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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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Radstädter Tauern - Katschberg - Lungau Freytag & Berndt Map
  • Radstädter Tauern - Katschberg - Lungau 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... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Grossvenediger - Hohe Tauern NP - Krimml - Mittersill Freytag & Berndt Map
  • Grossvenediger - Hohe Tauern NP - Krimml - Mittersill area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:35,000 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. Cartography is an enlargement of... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Matrei - Deferggen - Virgental F&B WK123
  • Matrei - Deferggen - Virgental 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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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Matrei, Defereggen, Virgental
  • Matrei - Deferggen - Virgental 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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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mölltal - Kreuzeckgruppe - Drautal F&B WK225
  • Mölltal - Kreuzeckgruppe - Drautal area of Carinthia 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 series... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Grossglockner - Sonnblick - Kaprun - Zell am See F&B WK120
  • Grossglockner - Sonnblick - Kaprun - Zell am See 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... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bregenz Forest F&B WK364
  • Bregenz - Bregenzerwald 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 series... Read more
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United Kingdom
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • FB WK364 Bregenzerwald
  • Aufgrund der übersichtlichen und detailgetreuen, digitalen Kartographie sowie der ideal gewählten Maßstäbe sind freytag & berndt Wanderkarten der perfekte Begleiter beim Wandern und Bergsteigen. Sie werden regelmäßig überarbeitet und enthalten aktualisierte Informationen zu Wanderwegen, Rad- und Mountainbikestrecken, Hütten, Naturdenkmälern,... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • FB WK364 Bregenzerwald
  • Aufgrund der übersichtlichen und detailgetreuen, digitalen Kartographie sowie der ideal gewählten Maßstäbe sind freytag & berndt Wanderkarten der perfekte Begleiter beim Wandern und Bergsteigen. Sie werden regelmäßig überarbeitet und enthalten aktualisierte Informationen zu Wanderwegen, Rad- und Mountainbikestrecken, Hütten, Naturdenkmälern,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Kals - Heiligenblut - Matrei - Lienz Freytag & Berndt Map
  • Kals - Heiligenblut - Matrei - Lienz 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... Read more
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United Kingdom
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Netherlands
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Belgium
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bad Gastein K+F Outdoor Map 16
  • Bad Gastein area of the Tyrol at 1:35,000 on a GPS compatible, double-sided map from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking, cycling and ski routes, accommodation facilities, locations for other recreational activities, etc.Maps in the K+F recreational series covering the Austrian... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Hohe Tauern Select-Ankogel - Gastein - Heiligenblut - Molltaler Freeride Map
  • The best rides in the freeride hot spots of the Alps – this is the simple formula of the Freeride Maps. The first map available to freeriders is making the locals freeride knowledge available to a broad public.All ridable slopes, drops and couloirs are marked as freeride corridors in different colours for three difficulty ratings: blue for... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lienz - Schobbergruppe - Hohe Tauern NP
  • Lienz - Schobbergruppe - Hohe Tauern NP area of the Austrian Alps on a detailed, GPS compatible map at 1:50,000 from Kompass with local and long-distance footpaths, cycling routes, accommodation, etc, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. KOMPASS HIKING & RECREATIONAL MAPS: this title is part of an extensive series... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Lienz - Schobergruppe - Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Blattschnitt:N Großglockner - Hoher SonnblickS Osttiroler Pustertal - Lienzer Dolomiten -KreuzeckgruppeW Virgental - WinkeltalO Sportgastein - MölltalDiese Karte führt den Betrachter in die hochalpine Schobergruppe; einem Teil des Nationalparks Hohe Tauern. Zusätzlich zu sehen:- Großglockner (mit 3.798m höchster Berg Österreichs)- Teile der... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 48 Lienz - Schobergruppe | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, vegetatie, schaduwtekening maar ook de ingetekende wandelroutes en in veel gevallen ook fietsroutes (MTB). Gevaarlijke routes worden als zodanig weergegeven met een bepaalde markering. Berghutten en campings zijn goed terug te vinden op deze kaarten. Daarnaast staan de... Read more
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Walking holidays

Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Oostenrijk - Virgental
  • Beleef het echte alpine gevoel in het duurzame Virgental, gelegen aan de rand van het Nationalpark Hohe Tauern. In hooilanden, weiden en akkers tref je in de vroege zomer een enorme bloemenpracht aan. Je maakt tijdens deze bergwandelvakantie mooie wandelingen door deze rustige en ongerepte vallei, omringd imposante drieduizenders. Je overnacht... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Oostenrijk - Virgental
  • Familietrektocht aan de zuidzijde van het Nationalpark Hohe Tauern. Korte dagetappes en optionele beklimmingen: ook voor jongere kids prima te doen. Flexibele huttentocht met overnachting in kindvriendelijke berghut. Energie over? Leef je uit op het sportcomplex met tennisbaan, zwembad en beachvolleybal. Of meer zin in een rafttocht? Maak een... Read more
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