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Hiking in the Austrian Tyrol

Explore the Paznaun Valley on foot

Majestic mountains, thundering rivers and a truly breathtaking panorama make the village of See in the Paznaun Valley the ideal starting point for walks and hikes. All in all the region has more than 80 trails waiting to be explored. Discover the beauty of the Paznaun Valley with friends, family or friendly locals.

Pack your lunch, pull on your boots and off you go!

The best of the Austrian Tyrol

Walking and hiking

The Paznaun Valley in the west of the Austrian Tyrol has walking and hiking trails for all fitness levels. One thing they all have in common is the incredible mountain backdrop around See.

Cosy mountain huts invite walkers and hikers to stop off for a drink and snack and simply admire the incredible landscape as they tuck into some of the local delicacies.

Facts

  • Over 80 hiking trails in the Paznaun Valley
  • Traditional huts serving local food
  • Walks and hikes for all fitness levels (easy, medium, hard)
  • Many lifts and cable cars open in summer
  • Free use of cable cars with the Silvretta Card All Inclusive
Recommendation

Paznaun High Trail

Visitors with plenty of time can take on the Paznaun High Trail from start to finish, while those who want to sample high mountain terrain can try one of the nine stages.

  • 9 stages
  • 11,000 vertical metres
  • 120 kilometres
  • Dozens of unforgettable moments
Nordic walking

Enjoy the fresh mountain air

Nordic walking is a great alternative to hiking and popular with many locals and visitors here in See. One of the best places to enjoy this healthy sport is the Wellnesspark Medrigalm. Nordic walking is easy on the joints and muscles but still provides a good workout for the body's cardiovascular system.

As you make your way through the landscape you will have time to enjoy the fantastic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Alpine wellness

Relax and unwind at the Wellnesspark Medrigalm

Located at the mid-way station of the cable cars in See, the Wellnesspark Medrigalm is open to guests free of charge and invites them to relax and unwind at 1800 metres above sea level.

Delicious food is served on the sunny terrace and in the cosy restaurant at the Medrigalm. Definitely worth a visit in summer for all those who love getting back to nature and enjoying the landscape high above the valley floor.
 

Wellnesspark Medrigalm

Highlights:

  • 2 Kneipp water therapy trails
  • Barefoot walking trail
  • Fountain with mineral-rich spring water
  • Healing stones and crystals
  • Chromotherapy
  • Stone circles and interactive elements
  • Typical alpine scents
Cable cars in summer

Easy access from the Hotel Mallaun

From the Hotel Mallaun the local cable cars make it easy to access the Wellnesspark Medrigalm. The bottom station of the cable cars is just a stone's throw from the hotel, but there is also the option of walking up to the park on foot. The Medrigalm hut is an ideal starting point for more walks and hikes into the mountains.

Hike for foodies

Culinary adventure taking in the four villages of the Paznaun Valley

The Culinary Way of Saint James, as this trail is known, is a treat for all the senses. Walkers can enjoy fabulous views at up to 2000 metres above sea level as they make their way between some of the best huts in the region serving food prepared by five award-winning international chefs.

Highlights
In early July the five chefs meet up and serve a selection of dishes they have specially created for the huts along the  Culinary Way of Saint James. The next day there is a celebration at each individual hut to mark the start of the season. The traditional Hut Party in August brings together all five dishes in one hut, giving diners the chance to choose their favourite.

Culinary Way of Saint James

Participating huts this summer:

  • Jamtalhütte in Galtür
  • Friedrichshafener Hütte in Ischgl
  • Heidelberger Hütte in Ischgl
  • Almstüberl in Kappl
  • Ascherhütte in See
  • Cool off with a dip in the swimming lake in See!

    Located near the centre of the village, the swimming lake in See is a place for fun, games, action and adventure. The water quality is excellent throughout the summer and offers refreshment on hot summer days.

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Explore the Paznaun Valley on foot

The 4* Hotel Mallaun is the perfect basecamp for walkers and hikers keen to explore See, the Paznaun Valley and the surrounding region.