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The 10 Most Beautiful nature trails in Austria

Station bei der Kirche
Theme trail · Thermen- & Vulkanland
Geo-Trail Kapfenstein
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
2
2 km
1:00 h
69 m
75 m
See, experience and marvel - A hiking trail through the volcano all under the sign of the earth's history!
Knappenweg
Theme trail · Oetz
Miners Trail Hochoetz with Wetterkreuz peak
recommended route Difficulty moderate
2
11.8 km
6:00 h
820 m
820 m
PANORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ -> Bielefelder Hütte -> Wetterkreuz -> Wörgetal -> Knappenhaus -> Obere Issalm -> Balbach Alm -> Kühtaile Alm -> PANORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ
Liebevoll gestalteter Themenweg - Die Herz-Spur
Theme trail · Bad Gleichenberg
Herzspur - Der Liebe auf der Spur in Bad Gleichenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy
6
8.6 km
2:30 h
240 m
240 m
A hike for couples who not only want to get to know Bad Gleichenberg better, but also their relationship. A popular and well-worn theme trail in southeastern Styria.
Heiltherme Bad Waltersdorf
Theme trail · Thermen- & Vulkanland
W1 Thermen Rundwanderweg
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
2
17.5 km
5:30 h
220 m
220 m
Hike along the wooded Thermen Rundwanderweg and enjoy the surroundings of Bad Waltersdorf.
Kogelrundweg
Theme trail · Thermen- & Vulkanland
Kogelrundweg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
3
6.4 km
2:30 h
300 m
300 m
The eventful circular trail around the Gleichenberger Kogeln shows us the fascination and versatility of the mixed forest. A summit cross? Yes, there is at the Gleichenberger Kogel!
Rastplatz mit Informationstafeln und Aussicht
Theme trail · Gnas
Kaskögerlweg - Poppendorf bei Gnas
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
4
9.7 km
3:00 h
280 m
280 m
This well-marked hiking trail leads over rolling hills, beautiful forests and meadows, as well as through well-tended orchards - numerous information boards and rest stops invite you to linger.
Station 2: Alle gegen den Inneren Schweinehund
Theme trail · Graz Area
Terrainkur-Erlebnisweg sebastian RELOADED® - Erlebnisregion Graz
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
1
7.2 km
2:30 h
140 m
180 m
Familienspaß mit 25 Erlebnisstationen im heilklimatischen Kurort Laßnitzhöhe auf 7,3 km: Du kannst dem Inneren Schweinehund gegenübertreten, Bäume ausreißen oder nach Herzenslust schreien! Hoher Spaßfaktor ist garantiert!
Sound of Music
Theme trail · Werfen
The Sound of Music Trail
recommended route Difficulty easy
1
1.2 km
0:33 h
180 m
8 m
On the way to the “DO-RE-MI”!  1,4 km up on the hiking trail, through the village and a small forest, you will find the famous meadow where July Andrews and the kids are learning the “DO-RE-MI” song in the movie “The Sound of Music!” Enjoy your trip on the steps of the Trapp family.
Brücke über die Safen
Theme trail
Natur- & Kulturerlebnisweg „Zukunft spazierendenken“ Bad Blumau
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
1
6.2 km
2:00 h
40 m
40 m
A theme trail for young and old, which makes it possible to experience the surroundings of the Rogner Bad Blumau spa at 11 experience stations. A trail entirely in keeping with the motto: "Thinking about the future on foot".
Gargellner Fenster
Theme trail · Montafon
Gargellner Fenster Weg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
7
6.7 km
2:40 h
378 m
378 m
Der Weg bietet angelehnt an die geologische Besonderheit, einen vielschichtigen Blick auf die historischen Plätze der Grenzregion, die die Bewohner von Gargellen wiederbelebt haben. Von der Vergaldner Brücke geht es durch den Wald u.a. zum imposanten Kalkofen,  zu wunderschönen Aussichten und über Maisäßwiesen zur Ronggalpe. Auch das berühmte geologische Gargellner Fenster ist natürlich zu sehen.
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The scenic trail - from Lake Wiegensee to Verbellaalpe and through Ganifer Valley to Partenen by Kim
October 12, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 12, 2022
Golm-Rundwanderweg im Rätikon by Kim
October 11, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 11, 2022
Photo: Kim Hillenbrand, Community
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