Experiences in the National Park Region
Unforgettable adventures in every season
The Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region offers countless opportunities for unforgettable experiences and adventures all year round.
In summer you can explore the breathtaking mountain world of the National Park region on extensive hikes. On hundreds of perfectly marked hiking trails in 13 National Park valleys you will find the most beautiful alpine pastures where you will be spoiled with fine delicacies. If you are looking for a little more action, you can also try biking, climbing or rafting.
In winter, the National Park region turns into a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts. Here you will find some of the best skiing areas in Austria with countless kilometres of pistes. But there are also many opportunities for fun and adventure off the slopes, such as snowshoeing, ice skating, cross-country skiing or tobogganing.
What would you like to experience today?
Käfertal Nature Experience Trail
The Käfertal Nature Experience Trail opens up one of the most beautiful and impressive valleys in the Alps.
Nepomuk's Path of the Senses
Beautiful views of the Hirzbach waterfall!
"Ameisenweg" - Ant Trail
At the ant trail on the Moosalm in Bruck / Gries at 1,530m above sea level is on the one hand playful, on the other hand however also with scientifically founded data the existence of "Wilma the ant" is prepared.
Hochfeld Exhibition Mine
Exciting insights into alpine geology and the history of the national park await visitors.
National Park exhibition Life under Water
The exhibition with integrated cinema is located directly in the Ferleiten Wildlife Park.
St Michael's Chapel
Rectangular murals with stenciled frames extend across all four walls, reaching into the vaulted zone.
The Pinzgauer Hütte is located at 1,704m in the middle of the beautiful Pinzgauer Grasberge mountains in the hiking area.
Fantastically situated at almost 2,000 metres above sea level with an impressive panorama.
Via Ferrata in the Kitzlochklamm
Climbing enthusiasts can choose out of three via ferratas in the Kitzlochklamm.
The Katzsteinalm is suited in the magnificent mountain landscape of the Kitzbüheler Alpen/Pinzgauer Grasberge.
Your summer full of adventures
Excursion tips & hot spots
A colourful bouquet of tips from the entire Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region awaits you in our SummerExperienceMap. The best thing about it: you can see at a glance which attractions are open for you today. From the Krimml Waterfalls to the outdoor swimming pool in Rauris, all 18 National Park locations are represented with tips. All National Park educational trails and National Park exhibitions are also included.
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road is one of the most beautiful and spectacular Alpine roads in Europe and offers you breathtaking views of the majestic peaks and glaciers of the Hohe Tauern on your journey.
Tip: With the National Park SommerCard, the day admission to the Großglockner High Alpine Road Adventure World and a day ticket for the Gerlos Alpine Road are included.
With the Nationalpark SommerCard, you have the opportunity to make particularly intensive use of the region's diverse range of offers from 1 May to 31 October. As a guest at one of the participating partner establishments, you will receive the SommerCard from your host, with which you can visit and use one of 60 different attractions such as sights, museums and natural spectacles, leisure and sports facilities and mountain railways every day. The card also offers you maximum mobility as it entitles you to use local public transport. A special highlight is the one-day admission to the Großglockner High Alpine Road Adventure World and a one-day ticket for the Gerlos Alpine Road, which are already included in the price.
Winter experiences are waiting for you
Whether classic or skating, beginners or advanced, impressive cross-country skiing pleasure awaits cross-country skiing enthusiasts in the Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region.
With the wind in your face and the snow mountains in front of you, the descent becomes a nature experience for young and old.
Ski Touring - Freeriden
Away from the groomed trails, experienced winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy the unspoilt nature.
The bonus card, which is available this winter season at participating partner businesses in the Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region, offers many benefits at numerous attractions in the region. A colourful variety of favourite places allows for a personal, winter journey of discovery in the Hohe Tauern National Park.
Discover the diversity of the National Park
The indoor visitor facilities for observation and comprehension provide insight into the special animal and plant world of the Hohe Tauern National Park.
From herb walks to bread baking courses, romantic horse-drawn carriage rides to National Park Ranger tours, discover a varied programme of events throughout the National Park region.
Culinary moments of pleasure
If you still have energy left after an exciting day in nature, you can end the day in one of the cosy huts or restaurants in the region.
The largest nature reserve in Central Europe invites you to discover its treasures and secrets on beautiful hikes.