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The most scenic hiking trails

Individual tips and suggestions for your hiking holiday

The townships of Brixen im Thale, Kirchberg in Tirol and Westendorf offer a network of hiking trails totalling more than 800 km. These are nestled among the wonderful alpine landscape of the gentle grassy hills of the Kitzbühel Alps and span more than 200 square kilometres. Between 800 m and 2,444 m above sea level, you have the choice between leisurely walks in the valley or extensive, full-day summit tours of high alpine character. Below we’ll show you a small selection of hiking trails, which you should definitely not miss out walking on your hiking holidays.

Wellness with all the senses

Wellness with all the senses
Wellness with all the senses

The "Wellness trail" is a hiking trail through the valley near the village of Westendorf. Thanks to its simplicity, the pram-friendly trail is ideal for getting more familiar with your holiday resort on a leisurely walk and getting a first overview of the location. On a slight elevation the trail winds its way along the local mountain, revealing great views of Westendorf and its districts time and again. Several close-to-nature “wellness stations” beckon to linger, slow down and feel at ease. The hiking trail can be easily reached on foot from the village centre.

Walking time: ca. 1.5 hours
Trail length: ca. 3.6 kilometres
Uphill: ca. 160 m elevation gain
Level: easy / blue

Providing hikers with unique experiences, the wellness trail has been awarded the Austrian Hiking Quality Seal!

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The "balcony" of Brixen im Thale

The "balcony" of Brixen im Thale
The "balcony" of Brixen im Thale

... that’s how the locals also like to call the "Brixner Gangle" - a circular hiking trail near both the village and the valley, which reveals unique views of the village of Brixen im Thale time and again. The trail masterfully combines the natural experiences of the region with traditional culture and architecture. The Brixner Gangl will give you an ideal overview of the holiday resort Brixen im Thale in a minimum of time. The hiking trail can be easily and conveniently started directly from the village centre.

Walking time: ca. 2.5 hours
Trail length: ca. 7.0 kilometres
Uphill: ca. 247 elevation gain
Level: easy / blue

The Brixner Gangl has been awarded the Austrian Hiking Quality Seal, in recognition of the wide range of experiences it offers and the high quality of the hiking trails.

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Gently experiencing Kirchberg’s "sports mountain"

Gently experiencing Kirchberg’s "sports mountain"
Gently experiencing Kirchberg’s "sports mountain"

... This is best done on the panoramic and pasture trail "Goasberg Joch" in Kirchberg in Tirol. From a geological perspective alone, Gaisberg offers unique insights into the world of flora and fauna. Clearly designed presentation boards illustrate the history and explain why Gaisberg Mountain should really not be standing there at all. Incidentally, the panoramic hiking trail also leads through a lovely pasture region in the gentle grassy hills of Brixental Valley. You have the choice whether you want to take it easy and use the comfortable climbing aid (4-seat chairlift on Gaisberg), or begin the half-day tour directly from the centre of Kirchberg.

Walking time: ca. 3.0 hours
Trail length: ca. 9.0 kilometres
Uphill: ca. 500 m elevation gain
Level : medium / red

The data refer to the start of the hike at the mountain station of the chairlift. The "Goasberg Joch" - Panoramic trail awarded the Austrian Hiking Quality Seal.

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Hikes up to our summits

Did you know ...

... that the townships of Brixental Valley are officially part of the Austrian Hiking Villages and therefore several hiking trails are certified with the Austrian Hiking Quality Seal? Of course, not only these hiking trails promise very special experiences of nature and views. The quality of our hiking trails is something we and our partners hold very near and dear. You will be delighted.

Even more hikes

Even more hikes
Even more hikes

In our route & tour portal you’ll find many more hikes. Thanks to extensive filter options, you can easily search out the hike that truly suits your preferences. Can’t make up your mind? Then simply save your choice in your personal wish list and decide later. Or simply wander all your favourites! Start planning now!

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