• Angath
  • Angerberg
  • Brixen im Thale
  • Erpfendorf
  • Fieberbrunn
  • Hochfilzen
  • Hopfgarten
  • Kelchsau
  • Kirchberg
  • Kitzbühel
  • Kirchbichl
  • Kirchdorf
  • Itter
  • St. Jakob in Haus
  • St. Johann in Tirol
  • St. Ulrich am Pillersee
  • Mariastein
  • Westendorf
  • Oberndorf
  • Waidring
  • Wörgl

A walk to the hamlet of Penning


  • Open
  • MediumLevel
  • access_time3:00 hDuration
  • arrow_right_alt12,0 kmDistance
  • terrain877 mHighest point
  • trending_up279 mUphill
  • trending_down272 mDownhill

Tour information

The hike up Penningberg starts at the tourist information office in Hopfgarten. From there follow the signposting of the KAT Walk long distance trail into the town centre. Walk past Gasthof Traube walk on until Sport Oberhauser. Right in front oft he sports shop, opposite Raiffeisenbank, turn left into Lukasfeld. Once arrived at the opposite road you follow that road for a short bit until you get to a yellow signpost on the left which marks a cart track.
From there you leisurely walk through Schönbachtal, past the farmhouses  Litzl and Weberhof, to Penningdörfl. From this sunny plateau, breathtaking views oft he Hohe Salve and Hopfgarten are guaranteed. After the chapel and the old saw mill you cross Penningberg road and walk along Trauchaweg until shortly before the farms Trauchahöfe. Turn left there and pass both farmhouses wandering downhill. Once arrived at Kelchsau road you follow the road out of the valley until you get to the signpost Hörbrunn. Cross the river over the bridge and turn into a leisurely byway which leads you past the Salvenaland leisure park and bathing lake to the hamlet of Elsbethen and further on to your starting point, the tourist information office in Hopfgarten.
Short version: from Penningdörfl via Leamwirt and along Penningberg road always following the signposted path nr. 73, you get to the road to Kelchsau. Now walk along the river promenade past the leisure park Salvenaland back to Hopfgarten (walking time: 2,5 hrs, length: 8.2 km)

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A walk to the hamlet of Penning


  • check medium difficulty / red mountain path
  • Tourist information office Hopfgarten, 622m
  • Tourist information office Hopfgarten, 622m
  • Asphalt and forest road
  • Breathable outdoor clothing
    sufficient food and drinks
    First aid kit
    Mobile phone with full battery & charger
    Hiking map & guide literature
    Possibly a GPS device or download the GPS data to your mobile phone
    Sun protection (sunglasses, sunscreen & cap)
  • Arriving from Innsbruck/Munich: A12 exit Wörgl Ost - feeder road B178 towards St. Johann i. T. & Kitzbühel - after the tunnel exit towards Hopfgarten - at the roundabout take the B170 towards Hopfgarten - in Hopfgarten before the railway underpass turn left towards SkiWelt - follow the signs to your destination.

    Arriving from Kitzbühel: B170 Brixentalstraße direction Wörgl - in Hopfgarten after the second railway underpass take the first exit on the right direction SkiWelt - follow the signs to your destination.





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