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Hiking the most beautiful trails in Montafon

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Hiking the most beautiful trails in Montafon

Hiking Collection by Montafon

10

Tours

43:02 h

74.7 mi

12,575 ft

High peaks, green Alpine meadows and small mountain villages — the Montafon offers the perfect Alpine idyll. And while this cozy valley on the western edge of Austria offers extraordinary opportunities for photographing the breathtaking panorama, this is more than just a pristine photo-op. Here, in the valleys between Rätikon and Silvrettamassiv, active nature lovers can experience a plethora of Alpine excitement: Awesome mountain tours lead you through remote, high mountain valleys, themed hiking trails bring you closer to the culture of Alpine farming, and Alpine huts enchant you with their homemade mountain cheese. Thanks to the dense network of cable cars, the region is also perfect for hikers of all levels, with everything from solo walkers to families being catered for here in Montafon.

To help you experience the best of this region, we have chosen ten wonderful hikes in the Montafon mountains. Among them are leisurely walks along the lakeshore, enjoyable Alpine hikes and sporty summit tours, so there is something for every Alpine holidaymaker.

No matter which hike you finally decide on, an authentic mountain experience awaits you on all of them. Just browse through our Tours and let the charm of the Montafon enchant you.

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Tours & Highlights

  • Intermediate
    03:58
    7.13 mi
    1.8 mph
    225 ft
    3,175 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The AlpkulTour theme trail is all about the history of alpine farming. At a total of 13 stations you will find works of art by the Montafon artist Roland Haas. He has created sculptures using traditional materials, which bring you closer to individual aspects of life in the mountains. So you meet the

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  • Difficult
    03:20
    5.61 mi
    1.7 mph
    1,600 ft
    1,600 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The hike to the Gantakopf is a true-to-life panoramic tour. You wander over rustic mountain paths up to the summit and enjoy a fantastic view of the Montafon mountains from above. The day hike is rounded off by a visit to the Alpe Nova. Here you will be spoiled with homemade delicacies. The best specialty

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  • Difficult
    07:05
    11.0 mi
    1.5 mph
    2,300 ft
    4,475 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The Madrisa is a huge mountain massif on the border of Austria to Switzerland. The ascent to the rocky summit is only for experienced mountain climbers, but the circuit is also a great mountain hike for ambitious hikers. The Madrisa round trip takes you on exciting mountain trails from the Montafon once

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  • Difficult
    04:44
    8.08 mi
    1.7 mph
    1,575 ft
    3,175 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The Wiegensee is located within a unique moor landscape. The lake and its direct surroundings are today a landscape protection area. On a beautiful circular walk you can discover the lake and moors. The trail leads you over lush alpine meadows and through enchanted mountain forests. In many places you

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  • Difficult
    06:33
    10.1 mi
    1.5 mph
    2,225 ft
    2,200 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The Silvretta is an impressive massif on the border between Austria and Switzerland. Many peaks are over 3,000 meters high and numerous glaciers lie in the barren high valleys. The Hohe Rad is part of the summit group and rises to an altitude of 2,934 meters. On the round trip around the Hohe Rad you

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  • Intermediate
    03:49
    7.68 mi
    2.0 mph
    475 ft
    2,950 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    In the Montafon, minerals and metals were mined as early as the Bronze Age. In the Middle Ages, it eventually became one of the most important mining centers in Europe. The miners were formerly called miners and dismantled iron, copper and silver. The Bergknappenweg leads on the historical path of the

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  • Easy
    01:43
    3.96 mi
    2.3 mph
    275 ft
    250 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Lake Silvretta lies on the Bielerhöhe, the wide pass between Vorarlberg and Tyrol. The construction of the lake was started in the 1930s and 1951 it was completely dammed for the first time. In the Silvretta Lake, the turquoise waters of the Ill are dammed up, flowing down from the glaciers of the Silvretta

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  • Intermediate
    03:50
    8.27 mi
    2.2 mph
    425 ft
    2,275 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The silver valley is traversed by the Litz, which opens at Schruns in the Ill. The valley takes its name from the large silver stands that were mined here during the Middle Ages. Today you can explore the narrow, idyllic valley on a comfortable hiking trail. Our hike takes you from the top station of

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  • Difficult
    01:56
    3.36 mi
    1.7 mph
    350 ft
    1,625 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Great for any fitness level. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The Hochjoch is a 2,520 meter high peak in the Verwallgebirge. Below its rocky slopes are two beautiful mountain lakes. A nice hike takes you from the middle station of the Sennigrat Bahn to the Herzsee and on to Schwarzsee. On your way, you will also walk past the reservoir lake Seebligasee. The hike

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  • Difficult
    06:03
    9.55 mi
    1.6 mph
    3,150 ft
    3,150 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The 2,089 meter high Itonskopf is the local mountain of Bartholomäberg. The summit is the highest elevation of a small mountain range between the Silbertal and the Klostertal. So on top of the Itonskopf you have a wonderful 360-degree all-round view. From the village of Bartholomäberg you can climb the

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    10
  • Distance
    74.7 mi
  • Duration
    43:02 h
  • Elevation
    12,575 ft

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