At the end of May 2024, the PillerseeTal will be the venue for the 7th European Hiking Olympiad. Around 1,500 participants from more than 20 nations will explore the hiking network in the region over three days and hike as far as their feet will take them.
Routes, tours and hiking events in PillerseeTal
A hiking holiday in PillerseeTal is like balm for the soul. The numerous hiking trails lead you to the most scenic summits and viewpoints of the region, thus making for unforgettable holiday moments. You don’t have to be a pro athlete to discover the beauty of nature when hiking in PillerseeTal. More than 400 km of hiking routes and footpaths cut across the region and offer suitable hikes both for leisurely hikers as well as for ambitious summiteers. A tour to Wildseelodersee Lake should be on anyone’s list, as should a hike to the Jakobskreuz on Buchensteinwand, our most scenic panoramic mountain in the valley, as well as up to the Waidringer Steinplatte - a visit to the viewing platform included! Along the hiking trails, numerous Alpine inns and snack stations beckon to stop off for a break. And on our interactive map you can see the various hiking tours beforehand, download the GPS data and study the elevation profiles.
A tour to Wildseelodersee Lake should be on anyone’s list, as should a hike up to the Jakobskreuz on Buchensteinwand, our most scenic panoramic mountain in the valley, as well as up to the Waidringer Steinplatte - a visit to the viewing platform included! Along the hiking trails, numerous Alpine inns and snack stations also beckon to put in a break. And on our interactive map you can see the various hiking tours beforehand, download the GPS data and study the elevation profiles. PillerseeTal, an Austrian hiking village region, offers the best conditions for a hiking holiday. More than 400 km of hiking trails cut through the region and offer a suitable route for everyone, from a leisurely hike from lodge to lodge all the way to high Alpine mountain tours into the Loferer or Leoganger Steinberge. Our local hiking guides will gladly show you the most scenic spots and tell you interesting facts about the Tirolean mountains and the region. To make sure it doesn’t get boring on the mountain, numerous theme trails and mountain adventure world’s beckon with entertainment and fun. And those who like to shorten their ascent somewhat can use the service of one of our three summer mountain lifts, for a comfortable and safe trip up the mountain.
Put yourself into the hands of a qualified guide
With our hiking guides to the most scenic spots - by yourself or in a group
Be shown the most scenic spots of PillerseeTal and the Kitzbühel Alps by our certified mountain and hiking guides. Together in the group you can have interesting conversations, while also making new friends in the process. PillerseeTal offers its hiking guests daily guided hikes. And those who like it more customised can book a hiking guide all to themselves - unique summit moments included. Your Kitzbühel Alps Guest Card even includes two free hikes per week.
With the cable cars up to the mountains in comfort
Easy. Fast. Safe.
The summer mountain lifts in PillerseeTal will bring you from the valley up to the mountain in comfort and in any weather conditions. During your ride in the gondola or chairlift, enjoy the fabulous alpine world of the Kitzbühel Alps and plan your next summit conquest. Our mountain adventure worlds such as Triassic Park, Timok’s Wild World and the Jakobskreuz are easy and quick to get to even with small children. After making your way up with one of the cable cars in comfort, you can immerse yourself into the hiking world of PillerseeTal and enjoy the pristine nature in our mountains. Along the hiking trails you will also find numerous options to stop off for culinary treats as well as crystal-clear mountain lakes to jump into and relax.
Things to know about all things hiking
Tips & tricks for your hiking holidays in PillerseeTal
To enjoy carefree hiking holidays in PillerseeTal, you should consider a few important things already beforehand when planning. Before a planned hiking tour, getting up-to-date with the current weather is imperative. No matter how bright the sun may shine from the sky in the morning, it can quickly be obscured by thunderclouds and then things get uncomfortable on the mountain. It’s all about having the right equipment, even when hiking! Good walking boots and socks prevent blisters on the feet and protect you from wetness and dirt. Respect for nature ranks first when on the mountain. So always keep to the marked trails and keep your distance from wild and raising animals.
Our certified hiking hotels
Our hiking accommodation in PillerseeTal have specialised outright to meet the needs of our hiking guests. Insider-tips on hiking tours, the open Alpine inns and the weather forecast are available directly at reception as are maps and information about guided hikes. See for yourself and get a non-binding offer for your hiking holidays in PillerseeTal. Clear the stage for mountain adventure dreams!
As a member of the Austrian hiking villages, PillerseeTal offers perfect conditions for your hiking holidays in the Alps. A well-developed and optimally maintained network of hiking trails spans from the gentle grassy mountains of Buchensteinwand and Steinplatte all the way to the craggy cliffs of the Loferer and Leoganger Steinberge. Uniform signposting and up-to-date maps further facilitate planning your hiking and mountain tours.
Some landlords have specialised in all things hiking and offer our hiking guests everything they need for an unforgettable hiking holiday in the mountains. So what are you waiting for? Clear the stage for mountain adventure dreams!