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Alpe-Adria-Trail: Grossglockner to Mallnitz

Discover the Alps' heart on the Alpe Adria Trail: a journey through majestic peaks, historic sites, and serene pilgrimage paths enriched by local culture.
Starting point
Finish point
6 days / 5 nights
May - October
Technical level
Mostly easy trails with an occastional steep or rough section
Fitness level
For avid hikers, used to long days out with longer steep sections
From: 1,079€/person

Traverse past Austria’s highest peaks like Grossglockner, and witness the majestic beauty of the Pasterze Glacier

Discover the rich tapestry of history and legend in Heiligenblut of gold miners and ancient relics

Experience the harmony of nature and culture at the traditional mountain farming landscapes of Apriach

Embrace the serene spirituality of Austria’s highest pilgrimage church at Marterle

Marvel at the engineering and historical allure of ancient gold mining trails

Witness the awe-inspiring Jungfernsprung waterfall and the landscapes of the Hohe Tauern National Park

Austrian Alps mountain range with Grossglockner peak in the summer

Start where Grossglockner guards the Alps

Beautiful shot of St. Vincent church in Heiligenblut in Grossglockner, Austria.

Walk by Heiligenblut's tranquil history

Snack with delicious South Tyrolean smoked bacon and cheese with flat bread lying on a rustic table

Savor local flavors with a view

Jungfernsprung waterfall near Heiligenblut, Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria, Europe

Be awed by Gößnitz Waterfall's might

View on Margaritze artifical lake near Grossglockner Hochalpen Strasse in Hohe Tauern in Alps in Austria

Discover Lake Margaritze's tranquility

Kirche, Mölltal, Döllach, Großkirchheim, Filialkirche, Heiliger Andreas, Andreaskirche, katholisch, römisch-katholisch, Gotik, Spätgotik, Kirchturm, Turmuhr, Biedermeier, Biedermeierhaube, Sagritz, Mi

Experience Döllach's spiritual high

Mallnitztal in Österreich

Traverse gold miners' ancient paths

Panoramic view of majestic snow capped mountain peaks in Glockner group in High Tauern National Park, Carinthia Salzburg, Austria. Wanderlust in Austrian Alps. Looking from mount Greilkopf. Escapism

Embrace sweeping Alpine panoramas

Included in price

5x accommodations with breakfast

Tour design and organization

Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions

Service and support during your hike

GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app


What to bring to the tour

Comfortable sports clothes
Insulation jacket
Spare socks, underwear and shirt
Toilet paper
ID card
Trekking poles if you are used to them
Extra layer
Rain jacket
Sports shoes with good grip
Water bottle
Sleeping liner
Backpack 25-30 l
Some cash for food

Embark on a breathtaking journey through the heart of the Alps with our meticulously curated Alpe Adria Trail adventure, spanning the first six enchanting stages, and discover the soul-stirring beauty and profound history of the region.

From the shadow of the Grossglockner, Austria’s towering sentinel, to the tranquil waters of Lake Sandersee, each step on this trail unveils natural wonders that leave you in awe.

Marvel at the mighty Gößnitz Waterfall and tread softly past the serene Briccius Chapel, where legends of healing and history whisper in the mountain air.

Journey through the heart of Hohe Tauern National Park, where the legacy of mountain farming and gold mining enriches the landscape. The trail leads you past ancient mills in Apriach, silent sentinels of a bygone era, and through Döllach, where the past lives in harmony with the present.

Ascend to Marterle, Austria’s highest pilgrimage church, and feel the spiritual resonance that permeates this sacred ground. The trail offers a glimpse into the soul of a region defined by faith, beauty, and the relentless passage of time.

As you immerse yourself in the stunning vistas and rich history of the Alps, we ensure a hassle-free journey every step of the way.

Our comprehensive service includes booking your accommodations in the most charming and comfortable locations along the trail and providing a personalized travel booklet with all the essential details about your tour.

We also deliver GPS navigation through a user-friendly phone app to guide you through each scenic path and ensure 24/7 support during your hike.

We’ve taken care of all the logistics so you can fully engage with the beauty and spirit of the Alpe Adria Trail, creating memories that will last a lifetime.


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