Hiking in Grossarl

Hiking in the valley of the pastures in one of the most beautiful valleys of the alps.

The alpine summer in Großarl is as real as the dairymaid and the dairy farmer who cultivate the alpine pastures and welcome the hikers to the rustic huts.

On about 400 km of well-marked and safe hiking trails leading up to the Hohe Tauern National Park, you can visit 40 pastures and mountain huts, which invite you to a cozy retreat with local delicacies (bacon, alpine cheese, butter, milk and schnapps).

Hiking through cool forests, roaring waterfalls, over blooming alpine meadows, along clear mountain lakes up to the peaks with seemingly endless distance vision. Get energy from nature, get a breath of fresh air, experience one of the healthiest endurance sports, ... welcome to the outdoor cinema "Alpen".
Hiking is balm for the body, mind and soul and on some mountain peaks you feel very close to the sky.
Hiking and adventure hiking with appropriate equipment is actually easy, but exceptionally effective - feel up close: the magic of walking, ...

The Großarltal is a hiker's paradise, boasts an impressive mountain backdrop. The Gamskarkogel featuring a cozy hut, with 2.467m, the highest mountain in Europe and grass silent witness to the unique vegetation of this valley. But not only the variety of alpine flowers and alpine herbs captivates but also the wildlife with deer, chamois, marmots, ...

In addition to a varied hiking options await you in the Grossarl warm hospitality at the Hotel Kathrin.

You can already create your hiking tours in advance on the interactive hiking map. For those who do not want to go so high, there is the chapel trail along the valley floor in a length of about 15km. What else is there in the beautiful Grossarl Valley in Salzburg: "Salzburger Almenweg", trekking, running and nordic walking, climbing, tennis, mini golf, outdoor pool and mountain railways.

The Grossarl Valley has the Austrian Hiking Quality Seal!
The Grossarl Valley has undergone a rigorous quality check and is the first tourist destination in the province of Salzburg and the second in Austria to receive the Austrian Hiking Quality Seal. A proof of the competence in hiking in the valley of the pastures.
The seal of quality was awarded by the "Association for Quality Assurance for Hiking in Austria".

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