Hiking in Tyrol: heavenly views
Easy and challenging mountain tours, hiking on the Eagle Walk, guided walks
When hiking in Tyrol, you are so close to the sky! In St. Anton am Arlberg, you start your hikes at almost 1,300 m above sea level, and with the cable cars you can even start at higher altitudes. The summit of Kapall, Galzig and Valluga rise high into the summer sky – and off you go!
During your hiking holiday in Tyrol, you start your tours right outside Hotel Sonnbichl. Some 300 km of well-marked hiking trails stretch across the surrounding mountains – and about 30 traditional huts and inns invite you to enjoy a long break, a hearty snack and sunbathing on the panoramic terraces.
Das Sonnbichl your Hiking Hotel at the Arlberg
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Pleasure hiking & mountain hiking in Tyrol: on foot
Start your hiking holidays in Tyrol in a relaxed way: to acclimatise, we recommend light hiking tours during the first two days of your holiday. Once you get used to the altitude, hikes of several hours or a whole day with a summit victory will be really fun. The St. Anton hiking area at a glance:
- 300 km of hiking trails of all difficulty levels and lengths
- Hiking area awarded with the hiking seal of approval by the Tyrolean region
- 30 mountain huts and inns
- Easy walks, wild and romantic gorge paths, "Historic Route" with diagrams, hiking from mountain hut to mountain hut
- Hiking on the Eagle Walk – St. Anton as start and finishing point
- Arlberg cable cars: operating in summer from late June to late September
Alone or with a mountain hiking guide: Hiking in St. Anton
If you like to be on your own in the mountains of Tyrol, there are numerous tour suggestions available, which you can choose from according to your mood. Accompanied by a mountain hiking guide, you will discover many lesser known places and the best panoramic points, so we encourage you to take part in a guided hiking tour:
NEW from summer: at Hotel Sonnbichl, you can look forward to having your personal mountain guide one to two times per week!
- Bergwanderschule St. Anton: guided tours with certified mountain guides. All information and presentation of the guided tours on www.arlberg-arena.at. Info telephone number: +43 5446 2866
- Summer Card St. Anton am Arlberg: guided walks, some of them for free with the guest card. Get your summer card upon arrival at Hotel Sonnbichl.
Sonnbichl hiking recommendations: Pleasure hiking & hiking tours
While hiking around St. Anton, you can experience the landscape in many ways. Rugged cliffs, green meadows, shady forests and mystical canyons are on your walking programme. We have selected some very special hiking tips for you; for further suggestions, please contact our hiking Hotel Sonnbichl!
Walking/pleasure hiking: WunderWanderWeg around the Sennhüte in St. Anton.
The spectacular adventure trail shows you flora fauna on the Arlberg. Numerous interactive stations invite you to see, touch and learn about nature (barefoot path, Kneipp area, tree house, etc.) WunderWanderWeg, Dengert 503, 6580 St. Anton Telephone: +43 5446 2048 Open from the end of June daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Relaxing hike: Flower hike from/to Nasserein (walking time 5 hours)
From Nasserein on the forest path to Putzenalpen, then descent to St. Jakob – on the Jakobusweg back to St. Anton-Nasserein. Discover gentians, orchids, anemones, alpine roses and much more.
Hike to Verwallsee (walking time approx. 3 hours)
From the information office in St. Anton to Oberndorf to Hotel Mooserkreuz. From there, the trail leads directly to Verwallsee, which you can hike around on the circular route. You can return to St. Anton on the hiking trail or with the hiking bus.
Mountain tour/circular route: Schnanner gorge (walking time 2.5 hours)
Gorges are like rocky bottlenecks that have been forged by raging torrents and rivers over thousands of years. The trail through the Schnanner gorge to the Fritzhütte mountain inn is a short, steep, but absolutely worthwhile trip near St. Anton. Descent through the mountain forest.
Starting point: Schnann between Flirsch and Pettneu, free parking at the entrance of the gorge. Entrance to the gorge is free.
Hiking tour to the Ulmer Hütte – easy mountain hike (walking time 6 hours)
The cable car takes you to the summit of the Galzig, then a relaxing walk up to the Ulmer Hütte mountain inn at 2,279 m above sea level. Descent through meadows to St. Christoph, passing by the Maienweg and the Sennhütte back to St. Anton.
Summer mountain lifts in St. Anton am Arlberg: altitude hikes
Four summer mountain lifts save you tedious ascents: From the mountain stations, numerous trails lead to huts, peaks and hiking destinations. Tip: With the St. Anton Summer Card, you can make use of the cable cars for free for a whole day; with the premium summer card, there is no limit to your use of the cable cars.
Hiking in Tyrol: hiking on the Eagle Walk
The Eagle Walk, whose finishing or starting point is in St. Anton am Arlberg, leads through 23 stages with a total of 280 km to the Tyrolean lowlands. On the Eagle Walk, you will experience the diversity of the Tyrolean mountains, from river valleys up into the highest summits. The name of this unique Alpine route owes its name to the shape of its itinerary, which, seen from a bird's eye view, resembles an eagle with outstretched wings.
All stages of the long-distance trail with description on the
Pleasure hiking, mountain hiking, discovering nature: You can start each day with a new hiking adventure at the cosy Hotel Sonnbichl in St. Anton. Send your non-binding reservation inquiry right away!