Crystal-clear mountain streams, emerald green mountain lakes, lush Alpine meadows, and majestic mountains – hiking in the Alps is an experience for all the senses. From leisurely walks in the valley and easy hikes in the low mountain range to ambitious high mountain tours – every mountain lover will find the right experience they are looking for while hiking in the Alps. In addition to breath-taking natural beauty, traditional culinary delicacies await you in the rustic mountain huts, served with a generous portion of genuine Tyrolean hospitality. During your summer holiday in Tyrol, you will collect unforgettable memories of life in the mountains.
Our hotel in Tyrol is the ideal starting point for countless hikes and mountain tours. More than 835 marked trails entice mountain lovers to enjoy some hiking in the Alps. The hiking trails lead through untouched mountain valleys, to idyllic Alpine pastures and secluded mountain peaks. The gondola lift to the Elfer mountain takes you directly from Neustift to the hiking paradise. With the Stubai Super Card, which we give to you upon your arrival, you can use various mountain lifts free of charge. When you get to the top, you’re spoilt for choice. From a leisurely hike to a summit victory – everything is possible when hiking in the Alps. Elfers is one of the Seven Summits Stubai. Around the seven imposing mountain peaks, including the Zuckerhütl, the Wilde Freiger, the Habicht, the Rinnenspitze, the Hoher Burgstall, and the Serles, there are numerous trails and opportunities to explore nature and yourself.
While hiking in the Alps, you will discover something new every day. The weekly hike to Forster’s Alm will be a highlight of your holidays in the Alps. The hike leads over the picturesque Pinnstal valley to our alpine pasture. Our hiking guide knows the way like the back of his hand and accompanies you to the idyllic alpine pasture. At the top you will be warmly welcomed by Margret Gleirscher, after the hike you can expect a hearty Tyrolean snack and an unforgettable afternoon with lots of music and good humour. If you don't want to walk for hours, but want to experience this unique afternoon, then our free transport service will take you directly to the mountain pasture. Alternatively, you can also hike on a shorter path to the Almhütte.
On the “WildeWasserWeg” trail, you will have a true adventure. In three stages, you can experience the wonder of water while hiking in the Alps. The trail leads from the magically beautiful glacier fields and turquoise mountain lakes over many small springs that turn into thundering waterfalls to idyllic meadows, and unique rich landscapes. While hiking in the Alps, you can discover a total of 17 scenic places to gain strength, which are all related to wild water. The individual tours lead you into picturesque side valleys, to varied wetland landscapes, magnificent viewing platforms, and to spiritual pilgrimage sites such as the Maria Waldrast Monastery.
The journey is a part of the experience, that is especially true when hiking in the Alps. One does not have to be at the very top of the summit in order to experience great things. Stubaital is rich with impressive peaks, but also with hidden spots where you can pause and admire. Among the tucked-away treasures of Stubaital are the 25 natural viewing points, which are special places to stop and recharge your batteries. You can also experience a lot on the numerous themed trails. How about a detour over the glacier path into the ice cave at the Stubai Glacier, to the Schlickeralm, or to the panomara platform “Stubai Blick”? Speaking of great views: if you spend your holiday in our hotel in Tyrol, then you should definitely ride to the top with the Stubai glacier lift. From the summit platform “Top of Tyrol”, which was recognised as one of the world’s most beautiful platforms by the magazine GEO, you will have a 360-degree view. With good weather conditions, the view reaches from Stubaital over Ötztal and the Zillertal Alps up to the Dolomites.
If you want to reach new heights while hiking in the Alps, then the Stubai High Trails are an absolute highlight. It takes you on several stages between ice and lush Alpine meadows into the fascinating mountain world of the Stubai Alps. From the simple three-thousand-metre peak to the spectacular summit victory – in Stubaital, there are seemingly no limits for experienced Alpinists. Here, climbers can conquer a mountain with a dream backdrop. A multitude of difficult to very difficult via ferrata lead to the top. Good technical skills and proper equipment are required for climbing tours in the Stubai Alps. Less experienced climbers should entrust themselves to a mountain guide.
Hiking guides Markus and Paul know the Stubai Alps like the back of their hand. They will take you on a special journey of discovery while hiking in the Alps and will show you not only the most beautiful places in our enchanting mountain valley but also unknown places, which you can’t miss during your stay in our hotel in the Austrian Alps. Along the way, our two experts will give you lots of tips on the proper hiking technique in the Alps and tell you all kinds of interesting things about the history of the area and facts about the flora and fauna. You can look forward to wonderful hiking trips.
With our numerous inclusive services, hiking in the Alps becomes a very special experience. What are you waiting for? Book your next hiking holidays in the Alps now. Forster’s Naturresort, your hotel in the Austrian Alps, is perfectly equipped for your summer holidays in the Alps. Here’s what awaits you:
Hiking in the Alps is a hit! You will enjoy every moment from start to finish – we will make sure of it!