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Summer Holiday in Osttirol

Hiking Paradise Hohen Tauern

Our region offers the highest mountains in all of Austria, lots of sunshine, and the most fascinating natural setting to be found in the Alps.

With 200 mountain huts, and a huge variety of hiking paths to conquer, your holiday here will be a memorable nature experience.




Hiking routes in Matrei and the surrounding region:

  • Zunig- und Arnitzalm
    Hike to the Zunig- and Arnitzalm alpine huts and the picturesque Zunigsee lake.
  • Tauerntal hiking path
    Beautiful gentle walk through lovely terrain from 1,000 to 1,700 metres above sea-level.
  • Innerglschlöß at the foot of the Großvenediger mountain
    The most beautiful valley ending at the foot of this majestic mountain.
  • Water trail Umbalfälle waterfalls
    The spectacular Umbalfälle waterfalls are a must-see for all guests with an exciting trail leading to this gem of nature.
  • Hoanzer Alm
    From Glanz towards the Edelweiss-meadow and then continue on towards the Steiner Alm at 1.909 metres above sea-level.
  • Ochsen-forest-path
    Charming trail through the forest with spectacular views of the Großvenediger mountain.
  • Zedlacher Paradies, family-friendly hiking area:
    Enjoy the idyllic village in the mountains.
  • Großglockner, Austria's highest mountain, 3.798 m:
    This is an approximately 7-hour-long hike for experienced mountaineers to Austria's highest mountain.


» Hiking bus to the National Park Region Hohe Tauern

» Huts in the National Park Hohe Tauern

» Summer tours with National Park rangers (pdf in German)

» Popular high-alpine paths in Osttirol
» Huts in the Virgental valley


Virgentaler Hut Book 2018

Free Use of all Public Transport

busverkehr osttirolYour guest car, which you receive upon your arrival at our guesthouse, allows you the free use of public transportation in Osttirol (except express buses).


There are buses traveling into all valleys on a near-hourly basis – all year round. In addition, the seasonal ski-buses and hiking-buses are also available.


» Further information regarding our free bus service

Osttiroler Herzlichkeit-Hosts

  • only include quality-checked businesses to ensure the best possible holiday experience for our guests.
  • offer the best starting-off points for your exciting holiday activities in Osttirol.
  • welcome you home away from home, after an exciting day.
  • provide their local knowledge of the holiday region.
  • provide their guests fresh spring water from Osttirol in a special water jug.


sonnenhang osttirol cardExplore the magnificent mountain landscape of Osttirol, the water, the picturesque nature, and rich culture easily accessible with the Osttirol Card.


This card offers guests free entrance to many exciting attraction of our region, such as swimming pools, mountain lifts, and the Albin-Egger-Lienz exhibit, and the Wildlife Park Assling and many more.

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Water, our Precious Commodity

sonnenhang gruenseeWater is so important for us human beings and cannot be valued high enough. Here in Osttirol, we are very proud to be able to drink, and to provide high-quality alpine spring water for our guests. Enjoy the wonderful taste of this water and benefit from the healthy properties of our drinking water.


The beautiful water jug offered to our guests by the Osttiroler Herzlichkeit-Hosts, offers a friendly invitation to our guests to enjoy our water while staying with us. The healing properties of the minerals will ensure you taste and feel the difference. 

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