Nature Trail
Difficulty: Easy

Alpbach Nature & Heritage Trail

Learn more about your hosts home,  Austria's Most Beautiful Village on this beautiful circular walk.

Length 5.17 km
Duration 1:30 h
Altitude
200 hm
200 hm

The structured and signposted walking path around the village gives an insight into Alpbachs history, the life of its people and about the villages' flora and fauna. Discover step-by-step what makes Alpbachso unique.

Walk past the hotel Alpbacher Hof and turn right at the fork after the small bridge. Cross the  „Mühlbach” bridge and turn left onto the „Mühlbach” Path of Contemplation. Stay on the A3 walking alongside the “Hösl” stream to a barbecue facility, children’s play area and small Kneipp facility. Continue along the „Lärchen” path past the „Thierberg” farms, Bradenberg, Trat and back to the village.

This path is not suitable for pushchairs / buggies, but it is nevertheless one of the most popular walks for families.


Author’s recommendation
  • Relax on the wooden lounger at "Gratlspitze" spot, pause for a moment and let your thoughts wander
  • Near the trees planted for regular guests there are some for loungers offering views of the "Großer Galtenberg" and to the village

Author

Alpbachtal Tourismus


Safety guidelines

Please be careful, the path can be slippery in wet conditions


Directions

Start from Alpbach tourist office - walk past the Hotel Alpbachbacherhof crossing over a small bridge keep right - cross the Mühlbach bridge - turn left onto the Mühlbach path - at the road turn left - cross the bridge - afterapprox. 50 m turn right - walk past the insect hotel to the playground / barbecue area - Lärchen path - Thierberg chapel - straight ahead over fields and through woods following the signs - back to the village.


Map / Maps

Mayr XL Alpbachtal hiking map no. 428


Round trip
Rest stop
Family friendly
Details
Max. Altitude 1130
Start Alpbach village centre
End Alpbach village centre
Public access A12, motorway exit Kramsach/Brixlegg, Alpbachtal, Alpbach
Public transport www.vvt.at bus no. 620
Parking Garage at the SPAR supermarket or opposite the garage below the fire brigade building
Equipment

sturdy shoes

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