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A wonderful place to hike in the province of Salzburg

Hiking & Mountaineering

Between the rock faces of the Dachstein massif in the north, some of which shoot 3000 m in the sky, and the lofty peaks of the Radstädter Tauern in the south, there’s a wonderful natural landscape to admire and explore. You’ll find the perfect hike for every guest: Gently rolling alpine pastures, crystal-clear mountain lakes, alpine huts offering food and drink, all rounded off with amazing panoramic views.

 

The town of Radstadt is an ideal starting point for recreational and ambitious trekkers alike. Feel the buzz of reaching a mountain top to soak up the thrilling sweeping views from places like Radstadt’s local mountain, the Rossbrand, which can be reached straight from the town. That is hiking and mountaineering in an eventful hiking holiday.

Wandern Rossbrand Tourismusverband Radstadt Hans Huber 2
Tourismusverband Radstadt/Hans Huber
Wandern Rossbrand Tourismusverband Radstadt Lorenz Masser 1
Tourismusverband Radstadt/Lorenz Masser
Wandern Rossbrand Tourismusverband Radstadt Lorenz Masser 4
Tourismusverband Radstadt/Lorenz Masser
Wandern Rossbrand Tourismusverband Radstadt Lorenz Masser 2
Tourismusverband Radstadt/Lorenz Masser

All you need for great hiking in the salzburg countryside

A world of hiking in Radstadt

  • More than 60 scenically stunning hikes & mountain tours for all skill and experience levels – athletes, hobby trekkers & families
  • All hiking stages are shown on our hiking map with lots of information
  • Challenging via ferratas & climbing routes on the Dachstein Massif
  • Forom cable car to cable car in the Salzburger Sportwelt region with the Gamskogelbahn I in Zauchensee, the Star Jet 1 & 2 in Flachau, Papagenobahn in Filzmoos, cable car Grafenbergbergbahn in Wagrain and Alpendorf cabin lift in St. Johann as well as the Gründwaldkopfbahn in Obertauern
  • Easy walks: Millenniumspfad, Kaiserpromenade, historical tour of the town (free audio guide app), ...
  • Tip: The panorama mountain: Rossbrand peaks at 1768 m offering a full 360° panoramic view of 150 alpine summits
  • Radstadt wander bus & Salzburger Sportwelt wander bus with the Salzburger Sportwelt Card (Radstadt Guest Card) for just € 1,- per ride
  • Salzburger Almenweg: Hike from hut to hut across the Salzburg region of Pongau
  • Family hiking fun: ‘Alles Alm’ on the Gnadenalm between Untertauern & Obertauern
  • Trek without baggage package: If you book a package including an overnight stay in an alpine hut there’s no need to take all your extra baggage with you. There’s no charge for leaving it in your valley accommodation on the nights you’re away.

Hiking packages

Packages for hiking holidays

Take advantage of the wide range of benefits included in the Radstadt winter packages.

Accompanied hiking tours

Our hiking guide Mrs. Herta Palzenberger accompanies you on the trekking route and shows you the the beauty of the mountain scenery in the region

  • Meeting point: 09.00 am Post office
  • 29th June - 05th October 2023
  • Walking time approx. 2 hours
  • Register by Wednesday 05.00 pm at Radstadt Tourist Office (Schernbergstraße 8, 5550 Radstadt, Tel. +43 6452 7472)
  • Limited number of participants (minimum of 2 people)

 

  • Clothing & equipment: Sturdy hiking boots/shoes*, full driking bottle, packed lunch
  • Price: Free with the Salzburger Sportwelt Card (Radstadt Guest Card).
  • If you have a Guest Card and take the wander bus, it will cost just € 1,- per ride.

The right things to do on a mountain hike

Here are a few tips to ensure your hike is a wonderful experience to remember for years. We wish you a thrilling and enjoyable tour in the fascinating mountains of our 'Heimat'!

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Are you ready for unforgettable mountain experiences on small circular hikes, challenging high-altitude tours or long-distance hiking trails in your holiday resort in Radstadt? Find out in advance about suitable stages, ascents on foot or with the mountain railways. We look forward to your visit to hiking & mountaineering in the Salzburger Land.