PillerseeTal - Kitzbüheler Alpen

Dreamy mountain adventures – a short trip in the Austrian Lofer Mountains

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Dreamy mountain adventures – a short trip in the Austrian Lofer Mountains

4

Tours

24:00 h

26.2 mi

11,650 ft

The Pillerseetal region in Austria offers mountain biking adventures that dreams are made of. Nestled in the centre of the Kitzbühel Alps, the Pillerseetal is a holiday paradise with wonderful nature. Between the mighty stone peaks, gentle grass-covered mountains and babbling streams, this is a wonderful place to switch off and forget everyday life for a while.

With this Collection, we present your personal escape among the impressive rocky landscapes of the Lofer Mountains. We know how good this can be; for your hiking legs and above all, for the soul.

We have lovingly compiled a small but lovely selection of hikes, including four Tours and lots of unique highlights. The first Tour to the Schießlingalm and the summit cross of the same name serves as a warm-up to help you get acquainted with our region. Tour two is a bit more ambitious, taking you first to the Heimkehrerkreuz and then on to the Seehorn with its great views. There is one place that should be included on every short trip itinerary in the Pillerseetal – the well-known and loved Nuaracher Höhenweg (Nuaracher high trail). Divided into two stages, this route is the absolute highlight of any holiday in the Pillerseetal.

You can easily reach our valley by car or by train. Trains run to Fieberbrunn, Pfaffenschwendt and Hochfilzen stations several times a day. The excellent network of local buses also means it’s convenient to move around during your stay.

The special hiking accommodations are the perfect starting point for all of your walks. Here, you can find a warm bed and the necessary alpine expertise too: kitzbueheler-alpen.com/en/pital/accommodation/hiking.html. If you decide to walk the

At the specialised hiking accommodations, you can find a warm bed, the necessary alpine expertise, and Nuaracher Höhenweg, you can spend the night between the two stages at the Schmidt-Zabierow-Hütte: schmidt-zabierow.at. To ensure that you can plan your holiday worry-free, we offer you a cancellation guarantee. For more information, see: kitzbueheler-alpen.com/en/pital/cancellation-guarantee.html.

If this sounds like exactly the kind of carefree getaway that you need right now, then head off to the wonderful Pillerseetal!

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Tours & Highlights

  • Intermediate
    04:23
    8.87 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,450 ft
    1,450 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    A unique mountain world, lively water and a rustic refreshment stop await you on your round to the Schießlingalm. A wonderful tour at the foot of the mighty Leoganger Steinberge, …

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  • Difficult
    07:09
    5.56 mi
    0.8 mph
    3,975 ft
    3,975 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    An extraordinary mountain experience awaits you around the panoramic Seehorn. With the glittering Pillersee at your feet, you climb the 2,155 meters and thus complete a considerable part of the well-known Nuaracher Höhenweg. Surefootedness is an absolute must on this partly secured hiking trail!The tour starts in the heart of Ortisei. You can find the perfect connection to get to your starting point here: kitzbueheler-alpen.com/de/pital/mobil.html. Then you turn your back on civilization directly.

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  • Difficult
    05:06
    3.95 mi
    0.8 mph
    4,100 ft
    800 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The Nuaracher Höhenweg is an experience for all the senses: With your eyes fixed on the proud mountains, nothing in your ears but wonderful silence, you hike on this first …

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  • Difficult
    07:21
    7.77 mi
    1.1 mph
    2,125 ft
    5,400 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    After you have woken up with fresh energy in the Schmidt-Zabierow hut, you can let the morning sun tickle you during the first ascent up to the Waidringer Nieder. By …

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    Pillersee

    Hiking Highlight

    Swimming, boating, stand-up paddling ... the Pillersee is not only a unique natural jewel, but also a contact point for all kinds of people who move around. Dive into the cool water or take in the wonderful natural surroundings while sunbathing. Here you can switch off really nicely.

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    Tip by
    Valerie
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    Exactly the right thing to do after a walk to give blood to tired feet.

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    Sarah
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    The predecessor of this beautiful church dates from around 1200 and at the beginning of the 15th century the pilgrimage church of St. Adolari was expanded in its current form. The sacristy was added around 1684. The interior with the largest Gothic Marien cycle in North Tyrol is particularly worth seeing. It's worth taking a look and you can also stop at the Adolari inn.

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    Tip by
    Tamara
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    Very nice gorge. At the end of the gorge the devil hangs in a crevice. The gorge is located directly on the Waidringer Panoramaweg and is accessible free of charge.

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    Tip by
    Ralf

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    4
  • Highlights
    4
  • Distance
    26.2 mi
  • Duration
    24:00 h
  • Elevation
    11,650 ft

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