Guidebook

Top Innsbruck Hiking Trails in the Heart of the Alps

Prepare to be blown away by the challenging hikes, quaint town, and breathtaking scenery.

Description

Nestled into the alps, you’ll find the city of Innsbruck, capital of Tyrol, Austria. Not only is it a beautiful city that impresses its guests architecturally, but it’s also surrounded by stunning jagged peaks, mountain meadows, and a plethora of trails for hikers of all stripes.

Up for a challenge? Be sure to explore the Sellrain Valley, Goethetrail to Pfeishütte trek, or the Nordkette mountain range. If you’re looking for something a bit easier, check out the Zirbenweg Trail.

Source:
https://www.tyrol.com/places/a-innsbruck/hiking

https://www.innsbruck.info/en/hiking/hiking/hikes.html

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/austria/articles/why-innsbruck-is-a-hikers-dream-destination/

Mutterer Alm

Mutterer Alm

Axamer Lizum and Schlick 2000
3.3 km
A short walk through the Family Park at Mutterer Alm with spectacular views over the Inn Valley and Nordkette mountains
Private
From Hafelekar - Goetheweg trail - Pfeisshütte.

From Hafelekar - Goetheweg trail - Pfeisshütte.

Nordkette
4.8 km
A wild-feeling journey which takes you along a beautiful ridge, high above the Inn valley, and then into the heart of the unspoilt Karwendel mountains.
Private
Arzler Alm

Arzler Alm

Innsbruck
1.3 km
The Arzler Alm is a lovely mountain refuge with an extensive menu of Tirolian foods and beers, as well as a petting zoo and a playground. A perfect place for the whole family!
Private
Sechs-Almen-Wanderung entlang der Nordkette

Sechs-Almen-Wanderung entlang der Nordkette

Innsbruck
13.1 km
This alpine hike leads over 6 alpine pastures of the Nordkette from Hall to Innsbruck.
Private
Entlang der Nordkette - von der Ehnbachklamm zur Hungerburg

Entlang der Nordkette - von der Ehnbachklamm zur Hungerburg

Innsbruck
19.8 km
This demanding and long hike leads from Zirl to the Hungerburg via Innsbruck. Always along the slopes of the Nordkette with great views both up to the summits of the Karwendel and down into the Inn valley. On the way, the Magdeburger Hütte and the Rauschbrunnen hut are ideal for a refreshing break.
Private
Umbruggler Alm

Umbruggler Alm

Innsbruck
1.6 km
A short hike up to a new and modern mountain hut, close to Innsbruck city.
Private
Rauschbrunnen über den Planötzenhof ab Hötting

Rauschbrunnen über den Planötzenhof ab Hötting

Innsbruck
9.4 km
The beautiful panoramic location and the "insider tip" among the locals make the Alm a special excursion destination. Small, crunchy crusts beautify the experience all the more!
Private
Zwischen Reither- und Erlspitze

Zwischen Reither- und Erlspitze

Innsbruck
19.6 km
Individual sections are steep and somewhat exposed. Sure-footedness and head for heights are an important companion here. The descent through the "Kaminl" between the Solsteinhaus and the Neue Magdeburger Hütte, as well as over the narrow, partly steep and in some sections exposed grinding wall path, requires special attention.
Private
Adlerweg - Nordtiroler Route

Adlerweg - Nordtiroler Route

Wilder Kaiser
397.2 km
The North Tyrolean Route of the Eagle's Route is varied and eventful. It leads through romantic valleys and light mountain forests, over green alpine meadows with countless mountain flowers, along steep rock faces, through rocky cirques and past idyllic mountain lakes. Wonderful panoramic views are guaranteed and cosy alpine pastures and huts tempt you to take a break again and again.
Private