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Hiking in the Lesachtal Valley

From tree-covered valleys over lush meadows and alpine pastures uphill to rocky peaks: around 300 kilometres of marked hiking trails in the Lesachtal Valley invite you to enjoy the diverse and unique natural and cultural landscape. In addition, climbing tours from easy to difficult provide a sporty change of perspective.

Those who want to hike even further can access, for example, to the Carnic High Route or pilgrimage routes. As part of the surprisingly diverse World of Mountains & Lakes, one thing is certain: hiking in Europe's most natural valley promises boundless pleasure.

Hikers of all ages follow, for example, the tracks of the past in the Carnic Alps GeoPark. In addition, other special theme trails guarantee impressive experiences.  

Tips for an extra portion of holiday happiness: The Lesachtal CARD includes many advantages. The interactive tour guide also ensures that all friends of sophisticated walks find the perfectly suitable hiking tour.  

The Lesachtal Valley hiking paradise at a glance

  • 300 km of marked hiking trails in the Carnic Alps and Lienz Dolomites
  • Hiking far away from the crowds in Europe's most natural valley
  • Network of trails full of variety to meet all hiking needs
  • Guided hiking tours all summer long
  • Special and lovingly created theme hiking tours
  • Small but beautiful hiking paradise for the whole family
  • Starting point for long-distance hiking on the Carnic High Route

Guided hiking tours through the Lesachtal Valley

 In the Hike World, certified mountain and hiking guides offer various guided tours as part of the weekly programme. They also provide all kinds of interesting facts about the flora, fauna and geology of the Lesachtal Valley.  

Are you more in the mood for climbing? Then the selected introductory climbing courses and climbing tours are an excellent choice. Please note: Before engaging in both horizontal and vertical sports, it is important to familiarise yourself with the safety rules on the mountain.

Theme trails in the Lesachtal Valley for hiking with children

Hike on former sea beds in the Carnic Alps GeoPark. Embark on an exciting journey through time on the Maria Luggau Mill Trail. Learn interesting facts on the educational bee nature trail in Obergailertal.

Or visit the Bread & Morenden Trail as a culinary excursion destination. Thanks to selected theme hiking tours, family hiking in the Lesachtal Valley is both entertaining and informative.

Stops at huts and alpine pastures

Where and how are summit victories best celebrated? Quite clearly: at the quaint, cosy alpine huts with a hearty Brettljause and other Carinthian specialities. If you want to stay overnight rather than just for a few hours, the specialised hiking hotels are a good choice.

Experience the Mountaineering Village of Lesachtal

 Small but beautiful! Lesachtal is one of the Austrian mountaineering villages - and as such, the local tourism has been rated as particularly close to nature and sustainable by the ÖEAV.

One thing is certain: If you want to experience and feel the mountains in the World of Mountains & Lakes in a variety of ways, Europe's most natural valley is just the right place.  

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The Lesachtal holiday region lies in the Austrian province of Carinthia, directly next to the Italian border.

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