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Special Hiking Tours in the Alps near Lienz

These tours promise special panoramic views and unique nature experiences. As long as you have a little experience, here you will find hikes that are absolute "musts".

 

Wangenitzsee Hütte

A special view of the Ankogel

Route description:
through the Debanttal over the lower Seescharte gap, via the Raneralm (parking available), continue along the Wiener Höhenweg (alpine trail) and the upper Seeschafte gap to the Wagenitzer Alm.
Time-on-trail: ca. 3 hrs.

 

Karlsbaderhütte

By car, you can drive as far as the Dolomitenhütte, or you can start your hike directly from Lienz. The hut is ca. 12 km away. Once you have arrived at the Dolomitenhütte, a 2-hr. leisurely hike will take you to the Karlsbaderhütte.

 

Kerschbaumer Alm

Leave your car at Gasthof Waldschenke in Amlach. From here, head to the Googstein and continue to the Klammbrückl, a natural landmark. It will then take ca. 2.5 hrs. to reach the rustic Kerschbaumer hut.

 

Lienzer Hütte

Leave your car at the Seichenbrunn parking lot. From here, hike along a farm road to the Lienzer Hütte at an elevation of 1,977m. If you prefer more of a challenge, then you can hike along the Zettersfeld – Lienzer alpine path. Depending on your physical fitness level, the trail takes 4-6 hours to complete.

 

Hochsteinhütte - Böses Weibele

Start at the Moosalm at an elevation of 1,000m. From here, follow the Russenweg path to the Sternalm and continue via the romantic Märchensteig to the Hochsteinhütte, where fantastic regional specialties are awaiting you. If the 1 ¼ hr. hike is not enough, you can head to the Böses Weibele at an elevation of 2,521m.
Time-on-trail: another ca. 1 ½ hrs.

 

Neualpl Lakes

This tour is an ideal way to acclimatize to the high altitude. You can either hike for 1 hr. up to the Zettersfeld or take the chair lift up to an elevation of 2,300 m, which is where the loop trail starts. It takes a good half hour to hike around the Neualpl lakes.

Hikes in the surroundings of Lienz

 

Lasörling 3,098 m

One of the most popular excursion destinations for hikers and mountain climbers from near and far. From the Lasörlinghütte, it is an easy climb to the summit. Through the "Glaurit" to one of Eastern Tyrol's most beautiful panoramic mountains. Splendid view of the Grossglockner, Grossvenediger, Ortler Alps, 3 Zinnen, etc

Route description:
from the Welzelach in Mullitztal. Via the Stadleralm up to the extraordinary Lasörlinghütte (2,350 m). From here, via the Glauret Boden, a prehistoric mining area, to the Lasörling summit.
Time-on-trail: day hike

 

Lienz Dolomites · Hochsteinhütte 2,025 m

Open from May 1 to October 31
2 cozy dining rooms for ca. 40 guests, 2 terraces for ca. 90 guests

Ascent: via the toll road from the Bannberg to the parking lot, then 8 min. by foot to the hut or by chair lift from Lienz (673m) to the Sternalm (1,505m) and then via the romantic Märchensteig path, ca. 1.5 hrs. or from the Moosalm (1,000 m) via the "Russ`nweg", ca. 3 hrs.

 

Nilljoch Hütte 1,990 m

The Niljochhütte is located on a sunny mountainside on the border between Prägraten and Virgen at the entrance to the Venediger alpine trail. Large sunny terrace with a magnificent panoramic view of the entire Virgental.

Route description: Obermauern (parking below the Budamerhof)
Time-on-trail: ca. 1 hr. 30 min

 

Bonn-Matreier-Hütte 2,745 m

Route description: from the parking lot at the Budamer Hof to the Niljochhütte. Enjoy magnificent views from here. Continue on the path to the Grosses Niltal valley, uphill across colorful flower-strewn meadows to the Venediger alpine trail. The Bonn-Matreier-Hütte, with excellent views, is seemingly close enough to reach out and touch.
Time-on-trail: ca. 4 to 5 hrs.

 

Wangenitzsee Hütte

A special view of the Ankogel

Route description:
through the Debanttal over the lower Seescharte gap, via the Raneralm (parking available), continue along the Wiener Höhenweg (alpine trail) and the upper Seeschafte gap to the Wagenitzer Alm.
Time-on-trail: ca. 3 hrs.

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