Famous German writer Josef Hofmiller once said that “Hiking is an activity for your feet – and a state of mind”. We couldn’t agree more: Hiking is a most liberating and inspiring activity. What’s more, your whole body is activated while you enjoy the unique natural wonders of the Paznaun region. With every step, you experience the soothing feeling of inner peace and relaxation.
In the Tyrolean Alps, hiking is so much more than a mere means of travel. Surrounded by impressive mountain peaks, picturesque lakes and beautiful valleys, exploring the region on foot is a wonderful holiday experience.
Destination: hiker’s paradise Galtür
Boasting about 800 inhabitants, the village of Galtür is nestled between the Silvretta and Verwall mountain ranges. The small mountain village at 1,600 metres above sea level is a great base to explore the best hiking trails of the Paznaun region. Pleasure-seekers or nature lovers, young or young at heart – the Paznaun region offers something for everyone!
The hiking region of Galtür in a nutshell:
- 21 hiking trails in and around Galtür
- a 250-kilometre network of hiking trails
- different trails from easy hikes to difficult mountain tours
- some cable cars also open in summer
- numerous mountain huts to grab a quick snack
- events for mountaineers and leisure hikers
The most beautiful trails of Galtür
Family hikes, challenging trails and vie ferrate, breathtaking glacier hikes – Galtür offers more than enough options for amazing hikes. Explore the Paznaun high-altitude trail or the family-friendly tours around the Silvretta reservoir and check out our tour guide for more detailed information!
Event tip for hikers: Have you heard of the region’s popular culinary hike? No? Then it’s about time! The “Kulinarische Jakobsweg” is a highlight for all leisure hikers in the Paznaun region, with international star chefs cooking up a storm at select mountain huts.
Find your favourite trail on the interactive panoramic map
With our interactive panoramic map of Galtür, it’s quick and easy to find your favourite trail. It gives you a convenient overview of the best trails, open mountain restaurants and playgrounds in the Paznaun region. Take a look now and plan your next hiking holiday in the Tyrolean Alps from the comfort of your couch!
Galtür Alpine Club – individual tours through the Paznaun region
Galtür‘s Alpine Club Galtür is your perfect partner for eventful summer holidays. From mid of June to mid of September, experienced mountain guides offer a varied weekly programme for passionate hikers, including two hikes, one via ferrata tour and more.
All you need to do to enjoy great benefits is to check in at an Alpine Club partner accommodation!
Tyrol’s summer bus – hiking doesn’t get any more comfortable!
Your feet are aching after a long mountain hike? Your children are too tired to walk back to your hotel in Galtür or you don’t have a car? No problem! The local summer bus runs from Landeck to Bielerhöhe (toll) and back several times a day – hiking doesn’t get any more comfortable and convenient!
By the way: Holders of the Silvretta Card Basic get to use the shuttle bus for free (except for the bus-drive to the Bielerhöhe, which is only free with the Premium Card)!
Take a break at Galtür’s mountain huts
What would a hike be without a relaxed break? After all, there’s no better way to recharge your batteries than with a delicious “Brettljause” snack platter with local bacon and cheese and a refreshing drink! The friendly hosts of Galtür’s mountain huts are looking forward to welcoming you at their table!
Hiking with a mountain guide
You’re an experienced hiker looking to take the next step? You’re aiming higher and want to try a glacier hike, Alpine crossing or via ferrata tour? That’s easy – with the trained mountain guides of Galtür! Book your individual tour through the mountains of the Silvretta range now!