In the Holiday Region Hohe Salve, the hiking paradise in the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps!
Amidst gentle grassy hills, wide valleys and high peaks, you can immerse yourself into nature and experience unforgettable hiking holidays in the process. The Holiday Region Hohe Salve is located in the Kitzbühel Alps and offers an extensive trail network, which has a suitable tour in store for every hiking type. From easy hikes for families all the way to challenging day tours up to a summit - the Holiday Region Hohe Salve makes hiking come alive for you. In the heart of the region you’ll find the likely most scenic adventure and panoramic mountain in Tirol - Hohe Salve. Hiking trails of all difficulty levels, the cable car Hohe Salve and the idyllic Salvensee Lakes make the gentle grassy hill a perfect starting point for hiking. All those who want to experience untouched nature and summit experiences of the highest order will find just what they’re looking for in the hiking paradise Kelchsau: Crystal-clear mountain lakes, deserted peaks, breathtaking views and rustic Alpine lodges.
Each township in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve has its very own character and so the Alpine world is also incredibly multifaceted. Get inspired and plan your hiking holidays in the townships of Hopfgarten, Itter, Kelchsau, Wörgl, Angath, Angerberg, Mariastein and Kirchbichl today.
Hiking is among the most popular leisure pursuits in all of Tirol. It’s the moments in the fascinating nature and moving about in the fresh air that makes mountain hiking so special. Because hiking is not just good for the body, it’s also balm for the soul and for many locals the perfect balance to the daily grind. Experience your personal mountain-offsetting to your daily grind when hiking in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve. Even if mountain walking may require some sweat and energy in some places - the satisfaction and mental revival make the effort quickly forgotten. On top of that, you’ll find fabulous hiking trails of all difficulty levels in the region, which you can perfectly adapt to your personal fitness level and cable cars, to bring you closer to your summit destination in comfort.
Explore scenic spots with a hiking guide
Organised group tour or individual mountain experience
You want to explore the alpine world of the Kitzbühel Alps together in a group? No problem, in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve guided hikes in small groups set off almost every day. On these you can experience very special hiking activities and learn lots of interesting facts about the region. Book your spot on the guided tours from the Summer-Activity-Programme quickly and easily online. No prepayment is required. With your Kitzbühel Alps Guest Card you can even join some hikes for free or at reduced rates.
With the cable car up to the Hohe Salve
Easy. Comfortable. Fast. Safe.
A bit closer to the skies and that quickly and in comfort. An ascent with the gondola lift up to the Hohe Salve promises true summit experiences and 360°-views. In just 20 minutes you’ll cover more than 1,200 m elevation gain with the Salvenbahn I and II. Completely without any muscle power and with a captivating panorama. You can also reach the sunny plateau of the Kleine Salve at 1,565 m within 10 minutes with the Salvistagondelbahn in Itter. True to the motto gondola ride, start hiking and enjoy, the cable cars are also often used as partial support for the ascent. Many moderate hikes only start in the area of the middle station of the two mountain railways and the way back can also be easily shortened with the gondola lift.
Things to know about hiking
The best tips & tricks for your perfect hiking holidays in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve
To make your hike a roaring success, you should be aware of a few things beforehand and consider these when planning. All in keeping with the motto: Preparation is half the hike, find all important information for tour planning, safety, orientation and equipment in the overview. Helpful check-lists and brochure-download included. Hiking is a sport for everyone, and the best thing about it: You don’t need to learn any complicated technique and don’t require any expensive equipment. Arrive and set off hiking. That’s what you can easily do in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve. Exploring the mountains directly from your accommodation, immersing yourself into nature and enjoying carefree activity holidays.
The certified hiking hotels
An essential element of a great hiking holiday is certainly finding the right accommodation. In the Holiday Region Hohe Salve you’ll find certified hiking hotels, which cater specially to hiking guests. From sportsman’s breakfast and maps all the way to guided hikes - the hosts of the accommodations always strive to help you enjoy unforgettable hiking holidays.
The holiday resorts Kelchsau and Hopfgarten are certified members of the Austrian Hiking Villages. All throughout the Holiday Region Hohe Salve and especially in these two resorts, you can expect a varied and well-maintained network of hiking trails and optimal service for all things mountain hiking. Great value is placed in particular on the subject of information, orientation and experiences. Clear signposting, up-to-date maps and a wide range of guided hiking tours are only some examples from our special offer for you. Not only villages have been certified, some accommodations also focus especially on hiking guests and have been chosen as official hiking accommodations by the Association Austrian Hiking Villages. So, what are you waiting for? Set off for the hiking villages of the Holiday Region Hohe Salve and enjoy pure mountain adventures!