On holiday with your dog in the Tyrol

How about a dog-friendly holiday with your favourite companion in the Alpbachtal holiday region? We are sure we have everything you need to make your holiday an unforgettable and fun experience in the Tyrolean Mountains.

Which dog lover would dream of leaving their best friend behind when on holiday? We know how much fun owners and animals can have on joint excursions and activities. Sometimes finding suitable accommodation, excursion destinations and hikes can be a bit more difficult with dogs. All guests who would like to enjoy the fresh mountain air and the wonderful Alpine countryside with their four-legged family member are in the best hands in the Alpbachtal holiday region. Here you will find the most important information and useful tips for a relaxed and varied holiday with your dog in Tyrol.


Taking your dog with you on hikes in the Alpbachtal

We have provided a choice of dog-friendly hiking routes selected according to the following criteria to ensure your and your dog’s safety when out on walks.

  • Streams, fountains, lakes can be found along the routes for your pet to drink from and bathe in
  • Hiking routes along shady trails and tracks
  • Dog-friendly places to eat at

Please observe areas where dogs have to be kept on leash!

Dog friendly hotels, apartments, bed & breakfast accommodation

There are 100 dog-friendly accommodation partners in the Alpbachtal holiday region. A list of these hotels, apartments and bed & breakfast houses can be viewed in the following link:

Useful information for a perfect dog-friendly holiday in the Alpbachtal

  • Each holiday maker is entitled to their own free Alpbachtal Card. The use of the buses in the region is free of charge with the card. In Austria muzzles are mandatory for dogs travelling on public transport.
  • Dogs are tolerated on the beaches at Lake Reintal in Kramsach, but they are not allowed to enter the lake. Unfortunately dogs are not permitted at any of the other lakes in the region.
  • The lift company takes a charge for the transportation of dogs. For rates please see "prices mountain lifts".
  • In open terrain, hunters have the right to shoot. Please keep your dog on a leash for its safety!
  • Dog excrement - danger for our farm animals
    Dog excrement on green spaces and fields is dangerous for farm animals. Please do not leave dog excrement behind!
  • Please observe areas where dogs have to be kept on leash!
  • The Rofan Range and the Brandenberg Alps are limestone Alps and home to very few water resources! Please ensure you have sufficient drinking water with you!
Safety first

Unsuitable hiking routes with dogs:

  • The Tiefenbach and Kaiser Gorge paths. The various iron bridges with their grids are unsuitable for dogs paws (particularly for small dogs)
  • Crossing the Sagtaler
  • Plessenberg route via über Schönau/Ruhrer/Aschaualm
  • Schafsteig route
  • Klettersteig (via ferrata) in Kramsach