Europe´s largest waterfalls and the birthplace of a freedom fighter
Distance 11.4 km
The Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail starts in Krimml with a gentle hike and one of thegreatest natural spectacles in the SalzburgerLand. The trail takes you along the "Alter Trauernweg" trail and the well-known waterfall trail in the direction of the Gerlos Pass. The listed Hinterlehengut manor estate is also on this route: Parts of the house in Oberkrimml where the freedom fighter Anton Wallner was born date from the 16th century. The stage finishes at the family-run Alpengasthof Filzstein restaurant in Hochkrimml,at 1,641 metres above sea level.
AuthorFerienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern GmbH
Update: May 20, 2022
Rest stopsHotel Krimml
Anton Wallner Bräu
WaterWorlds of Krimml
From 18.10.2021 the viewing route of the Krimml Waterfalls is closed. More info at the info and booking center Trail Angels.
Tips and hints
- With international trains to Zell am See, from there there are regular post buses and the Pinzgauer local train to Krimml.
- Arriving by car from the north: Inntal highway A12 (toll sticker required) to the Felbertauern exit (toll sticker required) - in the direction of Kitzbühel - Pass Thurn - Mittersill - Krimml or Inntal highway to the Zillertal exit - in the direction of Zell am Ziller - Gerlospass - Krimml. from the east: A10 Tauern Autobahn to Werfen, B 311 to Schwarzach, Zell am See, then on the B 168 to Mittersill and on via the B 165 to Krimml
ParkingParking is available at the respective starting points of the trail trip. Most of the parking spaces are free and not monitored!
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You need alpine hiking equipment for the Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail:
- Day backpack, capacity: 25–30 litres, with waist belt and rain cover
- Hiking boots – minimum category B
- Weather-adapted and hard-wearing clothing in multiple layers. The Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail is mostly at altitudes between 1,300m and 2,450m - this should be taken into account when choosing your hiking equipment (especially your clothing).
- Height-adjustable trekking poles
- Sun and rain protection
- Make sure take enough to eat and sufficiently large water bottles with you, as there are not refreshment stops and fountains on all stages (e.g. on stages 5 and 7).
- First aid kit
- Pocket knife
- Mobile phone
- Tour description or hiking map
- 13 Waypoints
- 13 Waypoints
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