Explore the Alpbachtal on a winter hike

Hiking in the winter landscape

For maximum enjoyment of the landscape, lace up your hiking boots and head outdoors to experience the winter landscape up close on a winter hike. The cleared winter hiking trails lead you along quiet forest stretches and idyllic lakeside laps as well as through charming mountain villages and past rustic farms. Guided hike or plan everything on your own? There are many tours and hikes to choose from, depending on your fitness and ambition. In the Alpbachtal you can also continue hiking after dark: The evening torchlight hikes in winter are popular highlights for families and romantics.

Taking time out for a hike

As in summer, the Alpbachtal also attracts hikers with numerous hikes in winter. The sporty side of the holiday region offers charming routes for hiking fans in the winter season.

So you're drawn out there, but can't decide which route to take among the countless possibilities? We have a practical guide for you and present you with tips for winter hiking in the snowy Alpbachtal.

Tip: Do you love winter landscapes? For even more winter hiking routes, take a look at our tour portal!

Winter hikes at a glance

What you can expect:

Mittlerer Höhenweg – Alpbach

Starting from the centre of Alpbach, this tour takes you across the "sunny side" of the region to Inneralpbach and on to the "shady side" to Neader and back again. Alternatively, a bus will take you back.

Panoramic toboggan run – Reith im Alpbachtal

Maximum viewing pleasure of the Tyrolean mountain landscape awaits you after an ascent with the mountain railway on the Panorama Trail on the Reither Kogel. If snow conditions permit, the hiking trail is even prepared as a toboggan run!

Winter magic in Matzenpark – Reith im Alpbachtal

Pure romance awaits you in snow-covered castle garden Matzen. In the picturesque English park of the castle, you'll be dreaming as you stroll along, the snow-covered trees and ponds glistening in the sun.

Berglsteinersee – Kramsach/Breitenbach

Would you like to visit the legendary Berglsteinersee? The dreamy walk around the lake offers you pure enjoyment of nature over a length of only four kilometres.


Reintalersee – Kramsach

If you want to take in the beauty of nature in winter dress and deep tranquillity, treat yourself to the easy, one-hour circular hike around the picturesque Reintalersee lake in Kramsach.

Forest valley round (Waldtalrunde) - Breitenbach

A romantic circular hike awaits you here, for the most part through the "Grattauwald" in Breitenbach!


Guided tours and the winter hiking programme

Du willst eine Winterwanderung genießen, ohne dich um Organisation und Planung kümmern zu müssen? Dann nutzt du am besten die geführten Touren in unserem Alpbachtal Card Programm. Wandernd lokale Kultur erleben, romantische Stunden genießen oder verschneite Naturschätze bewundern? Es gibt so viel zu erleben – am besten alles nacheinander! Der regionale Bonus: Durch deine Alpbachtal Card erwarten dich viele attraktive Vorteile.

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Our tips for you

Lokale für eine köstliche Stärkung

The pleasurable finishing touch after a relaxing, romantic hike in the snow? Of course, the subsequent stop in a rustic hut or a traditional inn for a delicious snack. The local gastronomy is multifaceted: you can fortify yourself in restaurants, alpine pastures, coffee houses, huts and bars - whether with hearty home cooking or sweet pastry dreams.

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Lokale Guides kennenlernen

Who knows the Alpbach Valley like the back of their hand and would like to guide you through snow-covered villages and landscapes - including humour and interesting stories? Get an idea of our professional hiking guides before your tour!

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