Long-distance hiking at eye level with Austria’s highest mountains: Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail

275 km – 14,000 meters of altitude and 17 stages – that and much more can be mastered on the Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail.

The Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail is a real challenge for passionate long-distance hikers and nature lovers. This long-distance hiking trail takes you through almost untouched nature and along legendary trade routes that are deeply rooted in the history of the region. A total of 14,000 vertical meters await you on the 275 km trail, spread over 17 stages, each requiring between 4 and 7 hours of hiking time.

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A journey through nature and history

The trail starts at the impressive Krimml waterfalls and takes you to the picturesque Lake Zell. From there, the route continues via Rauris and Gastein to the idyllic valley of alpine pastures in Hüttschlag. Each stage offers you the opportunity to spend the night in the region’s most beautiful accommodation and recharge your batteries for the next day of hiking.

Breathtaking views and cultural highlights

During your hike, you will be rewarded with unique views of Austria’s highest mountains. The route takes you through numerous natural spectacles, picturesque national park towns and attractive excursion destinations. In addition to the impressive natural scenery, you can visit interesting exhibitions and discover the cultural highlights of the region.

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Comfortable hiking experiences

To increase your hiking comfort, mountain railroads and practical shuttle services are available at the stage destinations. A bookable luggage transfer allows you to concentrate fully on hiking without having to worry about your luggage.

Highlights of the Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail

  • 17 daily stages with 4-7 hours hiking time each
  • 14,000 vertical meters on 275 km of trail
  • Hiking in the best panoramic location from 1,500 to 2,400m
  • Self-organized hiking or book a long-distance hiking trip
  • Breathtaking views of the highest mountains in Austria
  • Attractive viewpoints & exhibitions worth seeing

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The Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail is a unique experience for all those who love nature and are not afraid of the challenge of a long-distance hiking trail. With breathtaking views, cultural highlights and the highest level of comfort, this trail is a must for every hiking enthusiast. Book your next stay at the 3* Hotel Heitzmann in Mittersill and experience the Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail up close!