Our walking holidays in Austria promise awe-inspiring beauty and impossibly dramatic backdrops. With flower-filled meadows on the valley floor, sparkling blue lakes and snow-capped mountains, it's a paradise for walkers. The landscape offers hundreds of miles of well-marked, inviting trails through some of the most pristine natural environments in Europe.
Whether you're travelling alone, with a partner or with friends, we have options for everybody. Our walking holidays in Austria range from seven to 10 nights and cater for a range of fitness levels, with our guests either staying at a convenient single base or moving from hotel to hotel.
With guided and self-guided options available to you, our routes through the idyllic regions of the Tyrol and Salzkammergut offer a wonderful combination of the Alps, scenic lakes, and historical towns and villages.
A combination of Headwater employees and local partners run our walking tours, which means you can tap into an extensive fund of local knowledge as you go. We want to make sure you enjoy your adventure to the full. If you'd like to read more information about our tours and experiences ahead of your trip, check out our blog.
We run Austria walking holiday tours in two brilliant locations.
Explore the Tyrolean Alps by trekking along panoramic paths, winding your way through meadows as you go. You can see Kitzbühel, the famous winter sport and recreation town stowed away in the mountains.
With 'chocolate-box villages' and crystal-clear lakes aplenty, Salzburg has plenty to offer. You'll experience wooded trails and picture-perfect views set against the awe-inspiring mountainous backdrop.
A glorious mix of spectacular scenic views, wooded forest trails and picture-perfect 'chocolate box' villages await as you pass crystal-clear lakes, babbling streams and secluded bays.
Stay in a luxury 4-star hotel with a top-of-the-range wellness centre and choose from a host of activities: walking, cycling (route notes for both provided), water sports, boat trips, and ice caves. Complimentary Headwater bikes are included for the duration of your stay.
Delve into the Tyrolean valley of Stubaital, exploring its well-marked walking trails and vast mountain vistas. With gentle, moderate, and challenging walks on offer, you can go at your own pace as you discover your love for the Stubai Alps. Our 4* nature resort accommodation is an exceptional retreat after a day in the fresh, alpine air.
Stay in a historic 4* hotel, perfectly placed amongst the dramatic Tyrolean Alps. Explore Kitzbühel, the world-famous winter sport resort before embarking along panoramic paths, through dazzling meadows, and to deep mountain lakes.
On this 7-night self-guided walk, you will explore the many historic towns and vineyards of the Wachau valley along the blue Danube.
This tour combines pleasant walking with culture and places of interest. Discover the UNESCO region of Hallstatt, the riverside spa town of Bad Ischl and lakeside St Wolfgang.
Scenically stunning, immerse yourself in the beauty of flower-filled meadows, looming mountains and quaint villages dotted around the glimmering lakes and enjoy pleasant walking mixed with culture and places of interest.
At Headwater, we pride ourself on providing once-in-a-lifetime walking holidays with a secure booking process you can trust. We consider all the details when it comes to your walking holiday in Austria and we're on-hand to help you decide what your next adventure has in store.
We're reputable - The high standard of our walking tours means we've been rated 'Excellent' by our customers on Feefo.
Beautiful destinations - Our five-step approval process means we compile the very best walking tours that consider the finer details, from stunning locations to hand-picked hotels.
We can arrange your flights - After providing us with a few details, we can take the reins and arrange flights on your behalf.
ABTA- and ATOL-protected - Our Austria walking tours are ABTA- and ATOL-protected so you can be confident of risk-free booking with us. Find out more about what your key rights are when booking with us.
Award-winning walking holidays in Austria - A number of our walking tours have received awards from the British Travel Awards for the unique, personable experiences they offer.
We benefit communities - Our Exodus Travels Foundation means our holidays benefit additional social, conservation, and disaster relief causes.