Winterwandern, © Niederösterreich Werbung / Florian Lierzer

Winter hiking with vision

Whether challenging circuits or slow-paced strolls, the well-maintained trails of the Vienna Alps await.

If you like packing your hiking shoes in winter, you will enjoy the Vienna Alps’ numerous winter walking trails. Crystal-clear sky, breath-taking views and a variety of well-equipped huts, guesthouses and hotels make it perfect as a winter getaway.

A sunny winter stroll or a challenging circuit with an overnight stay – the possibilities are practically endless in the Paradise of glances. The temperature on the mountain tops can be warmer than in the valley. Here hikers lay their jackets on the bench on the trail and feel the warm winter sun on their face.

Especially wonderful is the winter hiking in the fantastic scenery of Rax, Schneeberg and Hohe Wand. It is wonderfully quiet on the maintained winter trails surrounded by nature. And if you like it more lively, simply visit one of the numerous rest points. Because you can also have a good time resting with a warming Jagertee and regional specialities.

If you want to complete your winter excursion with an overnight stay, one of the comfortable establishments in the hiking villages Puchberg am Schneeberg or Kirchberg am Wechsel can oblige.