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

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Trails

Regions

States

Mountains

Books

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2022
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United Kingdom
2018
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2018
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Netherlands
2018
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United Kingdom
  • 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
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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  • 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
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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
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United Kingdom
  • Saalfelden - Saalbach-Hinterglemm - Zell am See Kompass 30
  • Saalfelden - Saalbach - Zell am See (No. 30), 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. This title has on the reverse an additional panorama map of the region.KOMPASS HIKING & RECREATIONAL... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • time to momo - Wenen
  • Dit is de vernieuwde versie van de Wenen-gids! Jij gaat Wenen ontdekken! Met haar vele parken en goede infrastructuur is Wenen niets voor niets uitgeroepen tot 's werelds meest leefbare stad. Maar wat wij vooral leuk vinden aan Wenen is dat ze een stad van uitersten is. Klassiek en moderne, chique en street, keizerlijk en 'urig', oost en west.... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • time to momo - Wenen
  • Dit is de vernieuwde versie van de Wenen-gids! Jij gaat Wenen ontdekken! Met haar vele parken en goede infrastructuur is Wenen niets voor niets uitgeroepen tot 's werelds meest leefbare stad. Maar wat wij vooral leuk vinden aan Wenen is dat ze een stad van uitersten is. Klassiek en moderne, chique en street, keizerlijk en 'urig', oost en west.... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2021
  • Wandelgids Hochkönig | 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. Das Alpenreich des Hochkönigs, mit 2941 Metern höchster Gipfel der Berchtesgadener Alpen, hat zwei grundverschiedene Gesichter: ein zahmes von... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Touwtechnieken voor de bergsport op rugzakformaat
  • Touwtechnieken voor de bergsport is h t standaardwerk voor de Nederlandse bergbeklimmer voor touwtechnieken en zekeringsmethoden. Robert Steenmeijer bespreekt hierin alle technieken en methoden die volgens internationale regels als beste en veiligste uit de bus komen. Met behulp van duidelijke tekeningen legt hij bij elke touwtechniek precies... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Touwtechnieken voor de bergsport op rugzakformaat
  • Touwtechnieken voor de bergsport is h t standaardwerk voor de Nederlandse bergbeklimmer voor touwtechnieken en zekeringsmethoden. Robert Steenmeijer bespreekt hierin alle technieken en methoden die volgens internationale regels als beste en veiligste uit de bus komen. Met behulp van duidelijke tekeningen legt hij bij elke touwtechniek precies... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2021
  • Wandelgids 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Danube Cycle Route Part 2: Passau to Vienna ENGLISH Ed.
  • The Danube Cycle Route Part 2 – the second, 320-km long section across Austria from the German border to Vienna – in an English language edition of Verlag Esterbauers’ Bikeline series, with detailed mapping at 1:50,000 highlighting the route and its variants, street plans for main cities, and extensive information conveyed by symbols indicating... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Walking the Woods and the Water
  • In 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm his way across Europe, like a tramp, a pilgrim or a wandering scholar. The books he later wrote about this walk, A Time of Gifts, Between the Woods and the Water, and the posthumous The Broken Road are a half-remembered, half-reimagined... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Walking the Woods and the Water
  • In 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm his way across Europe, like a tramp, a pilgrim or a wandering scholar. The books he later wrote about this walk, A Time of Gifts, Between the Woods and the Water, and the posthumous The Broken Road are a half-remembered, half-reimagined... Read more
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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
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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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  • 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
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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
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  • 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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United Kingdom
  • 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
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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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  • 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
  • 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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  • Bohemian Forest - Mühlviertel - Lipno Dam F&B WK262
  • Bohemian Forest - Mühlviertel - Moldau/Vltava Reservoir area straddling the border of Austria, Czech Republic and Germany 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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