Imagine a place where you can roam grassy hills and rocky mountain peaks; a place where you can forget your every day in beautiful nature; a place where you can reconnect to yourself in breathtaking landscapes. This is exactly what you can expect hiking in Saalfelden Leogang, a mountainous region of Austria. With a great network of trails and routes, you will feel at home in the epic scenery of the Steinernes Meer high plateau (German for Rocky Sea). When you are ready to relax after a long day hiking, you can sit in the sun and try traditional dishes at one of the many Alpine huts
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The starting point of this circular route is the Bürgerau Saalfelden car park. From there you hike over a bridge past the beautiful Lichtenberg Castle through the woods up to the hermitage. From here it goes on to Bachwinkel and then stroll back to the starting point on the footpath. Sticks are recommended.It is an impressive family hike where it is worth taking a little break with the hermit. From the Hermitage you can enjoy the wonderful view of the holiday resort Saalfelden and the mountains that stretch like giants around the entire valley.
On this tour you hike from the center of Leogang on rustic forest paths up to the Müllerfuchs - the wooden outline of a fox's head. The huge wooden sculpture comes from the local legend "The miller fox from the barley floor". A nice, easy hike - ideal for families who have been to the mountains beforeFrom the Steinberg Stadium, the path leads you through the Sinning district. If you follow the yellow hiking signs you will soon reach a forest. A meadow path leads directly to the legendary fox.The perfect hike to combine an exciting story and movement.According to the legend, not long ago a fox was up to mischief around Lenzing. The fox was the soul of a blaspheming miller. Before his sudden death, he said the words "If i should have anything after death, i was most fond of a fox, i have often thought of it for a long time!"He promptly returned to life as a fox and ran howling and hissing through the forest at night, terrifying the population. It was only when the miller's wife undertook a pilgrimage to Maria Kirchental that the spook came to an end and the fox found peace.
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The wonderful hike at the foot of the Leoganger Steinberge starts at the Badhaus in Leogang. From there you can go to
Walk across the bridge on a wide path towards Schlemmeralm through meadows and deep green forests.But there is also the possibility to drive along the road to the Riedlhof and from there via a steep forest path or the gently rising forest road to the Riedlalm. The archery course Leogang also awaits you there.An alternative recommendation would be to hike up to the Riedlspitz, which has a stunning view
enables.Swing relaxed and listen to the sounds of the forest - that's what the forest swings promise on the way to the Riedlalm. These swings are part of the easy hiking concept, which can be found throughout the region with stick sharing, forest swings and 360 degree benches.
Starting point of the tour is the parking lot Bürgerau Saalfelden. From there it goes first uphill on a shady forest path, then through meadows to the Steinalm. Ideal for families and relaxation seekers. Along the trail leads a nature trail that informs about forest, pasture and Kalkhochalpen. On the panels are described both the habitats and the animal and plant world occurring there.Special highlight: The path leads along the Kuhloch, a cave of geological significance. The Steinalm offers delicious regional delicacies and typical alpine animals, the hikers at their rest society
Hike across the wildly romantic whetstone forest to one of the deepest glaciers in Central Europe. From the parking lot it goes a bit along the hut path towards Passauer hut. Then you go northwest, along the marked path to Birnbachloch.Note: On the return route you can either take the same route back or at the shelter hut over the new suspension bridge to the Gasthof Priesteregg, from where you finally come back to the starting point on the marked path.
Hike along the ridge from Asitz to Biberg. Suitable first class as a family hike. Easily accessible. No special knowledge required.The ascent takes place with the Asitzbahn, the descent from Biberg can be done on foot or on the summer toboggan run. Stop at the beginning of the tour at the Asitz or at the end on the Biberg at Bergasthof Biberg or Berggasthof Huggenberg.
The hike to the Passauer Hütte leads the hiker first on a shady forest path, then exposed terrain until you finally reach the hut via an exposed path in the middle of the rocks. The tour rewards you with a first-class view of the surrounding mountains. Refreshments and overnight stays possible at the Passauer Hütte. The surrounding peaks and via ferrata can be reached from here.
Follow the marked path along to the Riemannhaus. From the Riemannhaus you hike on a steep, well-marked trail first to the southeast and then to the southwest on the Sommerstein (2308m).A real mountain tour that leads up into the Steinerne Meer. It is not an easy hike and experienced, fit, and vertigo-free climbers are recommended. The tour first leads through mountain pine vegetation, then through exposed, rocky terrain.An early departure in cool temperatures is recommended. Good footwear and sufficient water are essential. Refreshments possible at the Riemannhaus.
From the car park of the miners' house Unterberghaus, we head west to the Adamalm. Once there, turn towards Scheltaualm. The next stage leads south to the Spielbergalmen, rest stop on the Lindlalm.For perennial hikers there is still the possibility to go on the Spielberghorn.
At the parking lot Bachwinkl Saalfelden, this somewhat challenging hike starts following the signs to the Peter Wiechentaler Hut (1752 m, ascent 2.5 h); initially through shady forest, later through rocky terrain. For a more demanding route to the hut, the signposted Jägersteig can be turned off - only for experienced, vertigo-free hikers.The Peter Wiechentaler Hütte offers regional delicacies. Back to the valley it goes for the inexperienced on the same way. Further descent possibilities offer the Wasserfallsteig direction Stoissengraben or a approx. 140 hm ascent direction Persailhorn with following descent to the Steinalm. Both ways suitable only for experienced, vertigo-free persons. The Steinalm rewarded with a refreshment stop and breathtaking