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 m ...
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 !

Guided Hiking tours

During our guided hikes on Tuesday and Thursday, a taxi will take you to the forest border. The advantage here is that you take your first steps in the cool forest and arrive at the alpine hut fit and alert, so that you can really enjoy the breathtaking view of over 30 three-thousand-metre peaks.

Tuesday

NATURE DISCOVERY HIKE
Mid-May to end of September - Piesendorf Niedernsill


After the taxi ride you will go with the guide in an expedition through the beauty of nature. Learn at the guided hike worth knowing about the landscape and its minerals.

  • Meeting point: 9 am tourist office Piesendorf
  • Charge: per person € 15.00 incl. Taxi (excl. cable cars)
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": per person € 5.00 incl. Taxi (excl. cable cars)
  • Bring with you: drinks and snacks, sturdy shoes and rain protection
  • Registration until 5 pm the day before at the tourist office Niedernsill
    Tel. +43 6548 8232
  • NOTICE! You must wear a face mask during the taxi rides!

Wednesday

HERBAL HIKING
20th May to 16th September - Niedernsill

Leisurely hike with detailed explanation of the wild herbs growing on site and remedial plants. Then you attach with the accumulated herbs a herbal oil or a tincture or stir a remedial ointment. 

  • Meeting point: 3 pm Jausenstation Burgeck Niedernsill 
  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
  • Charge: adult € 20.00 | child (8-18 years) € 11.00 | all prices incl. material costs
    children till 8 years free - € 4.00 for material (if they want to make something yourself)
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": adult € 10.00 | child (8-18 years) € 5.00
    kids till 8 years € 2.00
  • Registration until 12 noon the day before at the tourist office Piesendorf
    Tel. +43 6549 7239

Thursday

HOHE TAUERN HIKE
Mid-May to end of September - Piesendorf Niedernsill


The guided hike takes you through Austria's most impressive natural area, the Hohe Tauern National Park. Relaxed by taxi to the starting point of the hike, from there you can walk through the fauna and flora of the high mountain world.

  • Meeting point: 9 am tourist office Niedernsill
  • Bring with you: drinks and snacks, sturdy shoes and rain protection
  • Charge: per person € 15.00 incl. taxi (excl. cable cars)
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": per person € 5.00 incl. taxi (excl. cable cars)
  • Registration until 5 pm the day before at the tourist office Niedernsill
    Tel. +43 6548 8232
  • NOTICE! You must wear a face mask during the taxi rides!

Guided hikes with National Park Rangers

Learn more about the natural resources in the National Park and get to know the unique flora and fauna. The National Park Rangers will accompany you through the diversity of this unique high mountain landscape.

MEET A RANGER
The Hohe Tauern National Park represents many of the most valuable landscape of our country. From the majestic peak of the Großvenediger in the west to the steppe slopes in the east. Meet the people who protect out National Park and learn how you can preserve these treasures for generations.

Pinzgauer Spaziergang - Mountain Hiking Trail

The Pinzgauer Spaziergang (mountain hiking trail) runs parallel to the Salzach valley at a height of around 2,000 meters along the Kitzbühel Alps/Pinzgauer Grasberge and is a relatively easy and well-signed hiking trail without any major technical difficulties. Due to its length of approx. 25 kilometers one should not underestimate it! The mountain hiking trail begins on the 1,965 m high Schmittenhöhe, the local mountain of the town of Zell am See, which can be reached easy by cable car. From there it runs westwards along the crest itself, but mainly just below it on its southern side. Long climbs are rare, the path mainly lying between 1,800 m and 2,000 m. There are several refuge huts at crossings and several variations of the summits to be ascended, such as the Maurerkogel 2,074 m, Zirmkogel 2,215 m, Hochkogel 2,249 m, Bärnsteinkopf 2,225 m, ... Then the route leads from the Bürglhütte 1,699 m down to Stuhlfelden.

Pinzgauer Marienweg

The entire "Pinzgauer Marienweg" has a length of about 230 km. There are no daily stages given, because each pilgrim goes his own pace. All paths lead partly through untouched nature, through meadows and forests, over highs and lows, past beautiful valleys, past "Marterln" and chapels and steams and lakes. The outer journey confronts you with numerous cultural and religious impressions. 

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