Hiking in 3 Dimensions

The magic of hiking...

For all Familyholics, Fellgoodpopes and Summitcrossdreamers: Discover new hiking pleasure in 3 dimensions.

Piesendorf-Niedernsill has been awarded the hiking kite mark as a certificated "Austrian hiking village". Hiking maps to a scale of 1:25.000, a hiking guide with 44 tour suggestions with bookmarker and blister plaster. We also have a tour APP for "iOS" and "Android", giving unique information at all crossroads, with position tagging.

Rely on our certified hiking-accommodation specialists, they really know their business: Which hike suits you best, where the best mountain huts can be found, and advise you what you need in your backpack. The shuttle bus will pick you up and take you the meeting point of our guided hiking tours and also bring you back to your accommodation. In addition you can join the guided National Park tours with our specially trainied National Park rangers. We hope we have whet your appetite and left you hungry for more?

1st Dimension till 1.300 m
An easy hike along the valley, up to the tree line. The routes take from one hour up to half day. It is an ideal start to your hiking season and to prpare you for the 2nd Dimension.

2nd Dimension till 2.300 m
Various day walks on the grass covered Pinzgau hillsides on the Northern and Southern slopes, up to above the tree line in the Hohe Tauern National Park. An ideal warm up for the 3rd Dimension.

3rd Dimension till 3.000 ...
This is for experienced, sure-footed hikers with good condition, in the Hohe Tauern.

The Arena your perfect backdrop : on the one hand the Kitzbühel Alps , on the other the majestic mountains of the Hohe Tauern National Park - your fairytale landscape ranges from gentle grass mountains to towering veteran giants.

Whether leisurely hikes in the 1st dimension to 1,300 m , varied day hikes in the 2nd dimension to 2,300 m or challenging mountaineering in the 3rd dimension to 3000 m and more - Piesendorf Niedernsill give you the right to mountains !

Perfect Overview

Guided Hiking tours

Try our conducted walks with selected guides with a taxi transfer up to the  forest boundary where your walk proper will start. This gives you the advantage of taking your first steps in the cool forest with the best, fresh, healthy air, and you arrive at the mountain pasture totally fit, so you also can enjoy the wonderful view of more than 30 peaks rising 3.000 meters above sea level.

  • every Tuesday guided hike mid of May till end of September
    every Thursday guided hike mid of May till end of September
    Costs: € 15,-
    for guest "Fun+ Card Hotels": € 5,-

Herbal hike

15th May to 25th September, Niedernsill
Leisurely hike with detailed explanation of the locally growing wild herbs and medicinal plants. Then we attach with the accumulated herbs a herbal oil, a tincture or stir a remedial ointment. 

  • Meeting point: 3 p.m. Jausenstation Burgeck Niedernsill 
    takes about 2,5 hours.
  • Charge:
    Per person € 20.00 - including material costs (bottles, jars, ingredients, etc.)
    Children 8 -18 years € 11.00 - including material costs
    Chrildren till 8 years € 4.00
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": adults € 10.00, children 8 till 18 years € 5.00, kids till 8 years € 2.00
  • Registration: until the day before 12 noon - Tel +43 6549 7239

Culture landscape path Piesendorf Niedernsill

From Piesendorf/Walchen or Niedernsill/Steindorf the new culture landscape path leads you to the Nagelkoepfel - where you have an amazing view over the Salzachtal and the Hohen Tauern. The Nagelkoepfel is one of the earliest celtic settlements and as such it's a energy centre with "Keltenwiegen" to relax and refuel energy.

The way skirts a herb garden (Krapfbauer), an original wood farmhand bark hut, a "Kneippanlage", art in the landscape and the newly built chapel at the Nagelkoepfel. On the display boards along the way you will find diagrams with various information and pictures about the area.

Panorama trail

10 display boards inform you about the river, copper mining, forestry past and present, development of the Hohe Tauern national park, amphibian migration and the development of the "frog fence", which saves the lives of frogs all around the world.



Guided hikes with rangers of the Hohe Tauern National Park

In summer: July until beginning of September 




Alpine huts

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