Salzburg’s Peaks & Kitzbühel Alps
8 Days | Self-guided tour
Every day greet new, impressive scenery as you meet a new mountain! If that is your wish, then the high altitude hike in the Salzburg peaks and Kitzbühel Alps is just the trip for you. Be it the Steinernes Meer with the rugged peaks of Leogang, the Loferer Steinberge or the double summit of the Pinzgauer Grasberge. On the hike you catch a glimpse of Austria’s highest peaks while enjoying Pinzgau’s culinary delights. Details of the high altitude hike in Salzburgs peaks & Kitzbühel Alps Do you like nothing better than flower-covered alpine landscapes and far-reaching views? Then the hike in the Pinzgau and Pillerseetal is perfect! Not only do you wander in the Steinernes Meer, with its rugged peaks, you also visit well-known holiday resorts. So Saalbach Hinterglemm, Zell am See or the Pillerseetal in Tyrol cannot be missed. In addition to the view of 30 three-thousanders on the Pinzgauer Höhenweg, you will also be spoiled with the culinary delights on offer. Food with Austrian names such as ‘Bladln’, ‘Buchteln’ and ‘Nidei’ will re-charge your batteries. They also taste absolutely delicious! Highlights of the high-altitude hike of the Salzburg peaks & Kitzbühel Alps at a glance: Zell am See and Saalbach holiday towns: Via the Lichtenberg Castle you reach the historic town of Saalfelden. Pillerseetal in the Steinbergen & Kitzbühel Alps: A lonely pass takes you between the Leogang and Loferer Steinberge mountains to Tyrol. Views of Austria’s highest peaks: The ‘King of the Mountains’, the Großglockner, the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier, the Hohe and Niedere Tauern and the Bavarian Alps. Useful information about the mountain hike in the Salzburg Peaks & Kitzbühel Alps You start your eight-day high-altitude tour with a magnificent summit hike across the Kammerreggalm to the Schwalbenwand. You can expect an unforgettable hiking tour with fabulous views of the uniquely shaped mountain massif. In the footsteps of the pilgrims, you will hike through the fantastic high moors and through sunny pastures to the historic town of Saalfelden. The idyllic tour continues through the Gieseltal and along the wildly romantic riverbeds to the Pillerseetal. Finally, you will be rewarded with a view of the Kitzbühel Alps, which you can enjoy from the comfort of a swinging cable car. Over eight days you will conquer trails at altitude, covering approximately 15 kilometres per day. Mostly you hike on paths. However, this tour requires sure-footedness and a head for heights! Good basic condition is beneficial. Panoramic views and fresh mountain air – book your own personal hiking tour through the mountains of Salzburg and Tyrol!