Explore the Alpbachtal on a winter hike

Hiking through the winter landscape

So as to ensure maximum enjoyment of the wintry countryside, lace up your hiking boots and head outdoors to experience the region up close on a winter hike. The cleared winter hiking trails lead you through quiet forest stretches and alongside idyllic lakeside as well as through charming mountain villages and past rustic farms. Guided hikes or you prefer to set off 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 holiday region offers charming routes for hiking fans in the winter season, too.

If you can't decide which route to take among the countless possibilities we have a practical guide for 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 awaits you:

Mittlerer Höhenweg – Alpbach

Starting from Alpbach village centre, this tour takes you across the "sunny side" of the valley to Inneralpbach and on to the "shady side" via Neader back to Alpbach. Alternatively, hop on a bus taking you from Inneralpbach to Alpbach.

Panorama toboggan run – Reith im Alpbachtal

Take the Reitherkogelbahn gondola lift and enjoy the views of the Tyrolean mountain landscape during the hike along the Panorama Trail on the Reither Kogel. If snow conditions permit, the hiking trail is even prepared as a toboggan run!

Winter magic in Matzen Park – Reith im Alpbachtal

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

Lake Berglstein – Kramsach/Breitenbach

Lake Berglstein with the petrified lovers? The dreamy walk around the lake offers you pure enjoyment of nature over a length of only four kilometres. The stone figures make for an interesting story.


Lake Reintal – Kramsach

If you want to take in the beauty of nature in its winter finery and deep tranquillity, treat yourself to the easy, one-hour circular hike around picturesque Lake Reintal in Kramsach.

Forest valley circular trail (Waldtalrunde) - Breitenbach

A romantic circular hike awaits you here, the larger part leads through the "Grattau" woods in Breitenbach!


Guided tours and the winter hiking programme

Enjoy a winter hike without having to worry about organising and planning. Let us do all the planning and take advantage of the guided tours in our Alpbachtal Card Programme. Experience local culture on foot, spend romantic hours or admire snow-covered natural treasures. There is so much to experience - best to do it all in a row! The regional bonus: Many attractive benefits await you with your Alpbachtal Card.


Our tips for you

Places for delicious snacks

Culinary pleasures after a relaxing, romantic hike in the snow round of the hike beautifully and the best place to do so is at a rustic hut or in a traditional inn. The region is home to a multifaceted range of gastronomic venues: fortify yourself in restaurants, alpine pasture huts, coffee houses, huts and bars - whether with hearty home cooking or sweet pastry dreams.

in the mood for food
Get to know the local guides

Who knows the Alpbachtal like the back of their hand and would like to guide you through snow-covered villages and landscapes - with a sense of humour and interesting stories? Have a look at our professional hiking guides before meeting them in the flesh!

Meet our guides!