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Explore the Tux valley from its most beautiful side

Situated higher than the rest of the Zillertal valley, the Tuxertal valley is the perfect starting point for spectacular summer hikes. Tux-Finkenberg’s magnificent natural landscape boasts more than 350 km of hiking trails, each with a character of its very own. There are easy, leisurely walks, higher situated mountain trails to romantic inns and huts as well as high alpine paths passing by crystal-clear mountain lakes, and across fragrant flower meadows or through old mountain forests.

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Hikes in mountain pastures and huts

Start: mountain station Finkenberger Almbahnen II. section/Penkenjoch
End: Tux-Vorderlanersbach

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 12,7 km
  • Walking time: 4,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 240 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 1060 m
  • Highest point: 2260 m
  • One Way Hike
  • Stamp station
  • Cable car

Tour description: After the Penkenjoch mountain station (2095 m) keep left and hike on trail no. 57. At the Wanglalm take the short ascent to the Wanglspitze and then turn left onto trail no. 55. First take a leisurely walk along the "Wanglseite", passing below the reservoir, until trail no. 51 continues to the Lämmerbichl mountain restaurant. From the mountain restaurant follow the wide alpine path over the "Anger" to the mountain road that leads to the Geislerhof. Walk out of the valley on the road via the hamlet of Schöneben to Tux-Vorderlanersbach.

TIP: Architecture on the sunny plateau: the Garnet Chapel on the Penkenjoch.

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Start: Tux-Lanersbach
End: Tux-Lanersbach

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 18 km
  • Walking time: 7 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 920 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 920 m
  • Highest point: 2135 m
  • Circular hiking trail
  • Stamp station

Tour description: At the Eggalm cable car valley station, trail no. 21 to the hamlet of Gemais, via AV trail no. 321 to the Voglaue and uphill to the Nasse Tuxalm. Via the Nederjoch to the Vallruckalm (highest alpine pasture in Tyrol at 2132 m!) on hiking trail no. 47 and via the gravelled alpine path to the Hobalm. Continue on the mountain road past the Geiselalm, over the bridge to the Geislerhof mountain inn. Descent possibilities: AV path No. 315 and No. 321 and No. 21 via Gemais to Tux-Lanersbach or Tux-Vorderlanersbach or via the mountain road Weiler Schöneben to Tux-Vorderlanersbach.

  • TIP: Shortening of the tour by 2 h when using the hiking taxi!

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Start: Tux-Lanersbach
End: Tux-Lanersbach

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 5,5 km
  • Walking time: 3 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 460 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 460 m
  • Highest point: 1739 m
  • Circular hiking trail
  • Stamp station

Tour description: Above the Eggalm cable car valley station, the signpost shows us the mountain trail no. 21 towards Gemais out of the valley. After the Rosenkranzkapelle chapel, we follow the forest road until the turnoff to the left uphill to the Lattenalm, trail no. 33. After the rustic hut, we continue hiking on the wide alpine trail no. 39 to the Eggalm-Niederleger. There we take the partly steep mountain trail no. 23 downhill to Tux-Lanersbach.

TIP: Trail no. 23 is crossed by flatter forest trails and a branch-off.

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Start: Tux-Lanersbach
End: Tux-Lanersbach

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 6 km
  • Walking time: 2,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 330 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 330 m
  • Highest point: 1622 m
  • Circular hiking trail
  • Stamp station

Tour description: Past the Hotel Jäger (house no. 480), uphill on trail no. 21 over the stream, then on the road to the Brandhof (house no. 562). Turn right, pass between the house and the stable, stay on trail no. 23 until it branches off to the right and leads the last stretch up a steeper incline to the Brandalm. Return via the Güterweg No. 33 with descent to Juns or Tux-Lanersbach.

TIP: Delicious - fresh alpine milk!

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Start: Hintertux
End: Hintertux

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Route length: 5 km
  • Walking time: 2 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 220 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 220 m
  • Highest point: 1695 m
  • Circular hiking trail
  • Suitable for families
  • Stamp station

Tour description: From the center of Hintertux in the direction of Alpenbad Hotel Hohenhaus (house no. 774), there turn right along the road past the houses Windegg (house no. 748), Fernerblickn (house no. 744) and Christina (house no. 740) to the fork in the road. There turn left and continue along the forest road (trail no. 17) to the Bichlalm. Ascend to the Bichlalm on the wide, comfortable path. Descend on trail no. 15 in the direction of the glacier lift valley station and then on trail no. 11 back to the starting point.

TIP: Petting zoo at the Bichlalm!

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Start: Tux-Vorderlanersbach/Tuxegg/Bärdille
End: Tux-Lanersbach 

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 10 km
  • Walking time: 6,5-7 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 1000 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 950 m
  • Highest point: 2211 m
  • One Way Hike 
  • Stamp station

Tour description: The approach is at the bend "Tuxegg" next to the barrier of the Elsbach. On the challenging mountain path ascent through the forest to the Elsalm (1865 m). From there, other routes (AV trail no. 534) lead over the Tettensjoch (2276 m) into the valley to Tux-Lanersbach (trail no. 20).

TIP: Route variant - variant via "Am Flach" to the Höllensteinhütte and further to Juns or Tux-Lanersbach (trail no. 28).

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Start: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge
End: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 11 km
  • Walking time: 5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 1000 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 950 m
  • Highest point: 1923 m
  • Circular hike
  • Stamp station

Tour description: From the Teufelsbrücke (Devil's Bridge) turn right and follow the road (trail no. 34) for approx. 1 km through the district of Dornau in the direction of Brunnhaus. At the tennis court (Dornau 404) the Hermann Hecht trail (AV 533) branches off to the left, gaining altitude in countless hairpin bends through the forest. At Kraxentrager (approx. 1800 m) the largest part of the ascent is done. Above the timberline, the Gamshütte (1921 m) is reached in a few minutes. The descent can be done via the same path. Alternatively, you can descend via the AV trail no. 534 over the Grünbergalm, which leads back to the AV trail no. 533. A branch leads to the Brunnhaus inn (house no. 414). Walking time descent: 2 hours

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Start: Tux-Lanersbach Hinteranger bridge
End: Madseit

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 9 km
  • Walking time: 3 h 45 min
  • Vertical meters uphill: 650 m
  • Height difference downhill: 535 m
  • Highest point: 1904 m
  • One Way Hike
  • Stamp station

Tour description: After the bridge, go left uphill on the access road to house no. 509. From there continue on the gravel road (trail no. 28) until the old mule track crosses the trail. In total, the tour to the Höllensteinhütte (1740 m) takes about 1.5 hours. Stay on the wide alpine path. 900 m after the generous bend, the hiking trail branches off to the left through the forest up to Tapeneck (1830 m). Passing the idyllic little Griersee, the Grieralm is already in sight. From the hut, the well-marked trail no. 22 leads over the Tulferalm (1700 m) down to Madseit. Either cross the suspension bridge and then turn right out of the valley or walk along the edge of the forest to Nösslauhof (708) and then take trail no. 12 to the bus stop.

TIP: Worth seeing - the parlors of the Grieralm with the self-carved chairs!

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Start: Tux-Juns
End: Tux-Juns

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 11 km
  • Walking time: 4 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 650 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 650 m
  • Highest point: 1990 m
  • Up & Down Hike
  • Hiking taxi
  • Stamp station

Tour description: The access road branches off from the Tuxer Landesstraße at Haus Tomann (house no. 545) and leads to the Stoankasern snack station (1984 m). From house no. 578 "Zarge" you continue on a gravel path. Ascent also possible from the Tuxer Mühle. The ascent is also possible from Haus Stift (house no. 568) first on trail no. 23 and then further on trail no. 33, which then joins the goods road. The walking time is calculated for the ascent and descent!

TIP: Mountain cheese dairy - home cooking with alpine cheese!

The Junsbergalm is the starting point for the following panoramic mountain & round tours:
- Zilljöchl - Grüblspitze 2.395 m - Eggalm cable car mountain station (trail no. 35, walking time 2 h)
- Zilljöchl - Grüblspitze 2,395 m - Waldhoaralm - Brandalm - Juns/Tux-Lanersbach (trail nos. 35, 37, 33, 21, walking time 2.5 - 3 h)
- Junsjoch - Wattener Lizum - Torjoch - Torseen - Nasse Tux Alm - Tux-(Vorder)Lanersbach (AV trail nos. 322, 323, 302A, 321 & trail no. 33, walking time 4 - 5 h)

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Hiking trail signs

On your hiking trails, the yellow trail signs are a constant companion!

Mountain lakes and summit tours

Start: Eggalm cable cars top station
End: Eggalm cable cars valley station 

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 13 km
  • Walking time: 5,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 620 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 1280 m
  • Highest point: 2508 m
  • One Way Hike
  • Stamp station
  • Cable car

Tour description: From the mountain station (2000 m), the well-marked trail no. 35 first leads in switchbacks to the Beil (2300 m) and continues uphill to the summit cross of the Grüblspitze (2395 m). On a narrow ridge it goes first a short piece downhill to the Zilljöchl and then somewhat steeper up in serpentines to the Ramsjoch (2508 m). The mountain trail no. 45 leads on gravelly ground down to the green alpine depression with the lakes. At Torsee (2258 m) you meet AV trail no. 321 from Wattener Lizum, which continues via Nasse Tuxalm (1843 m) to Ramsangeralm (1685 m) and via Pfisterwaldweg to Tux-Lanersbach (trail nos. 33 & 21).

TIP: Worth seeing - the listed farms in the Gemais and the regular guest cross on the Ramsjoch!

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Start: Stoankasern
End: Junssee

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Length of the route: 4,7 km
  • Walking time: 2,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 775 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 20 m
  • Highest point: 2760 m
  • One Way Hike
  • Hiking taxi
  • Stamp station

Tour description: Ascent by hiking cab or on foot, 2 h. Trail no. 35 leads uphill over the "Toten Böden" to the junction with Lake Junssee. Return on the same path. The Junssee (2623 m) is one of the highest mountain lakes in Austria and only ice-free in high summer.

TIP: Weitblick - detour to the Geier 2,857 m, walking time there & back 1 h.

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Start: Stoankasern
End: Schleierwasserfall

  • Difficulty: difficult
  • Length of the route: 10 km
  • Walking time: 5,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 790 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 870 m
  • Highest point: 2660 m
  • One Way Hike 
  • Hiking taxi
  • Stamp station

Tour description: Trail no. 35 runs uphill over the Toten Böden to the turnoff to Junssee. From there, AV trail no. 323 leads over the Gschützsattel to the Wandspitze (2614 m). Crossing Gschützsattel and to Wandspitze: surefootedness and freedom from vertigo required! Only for experienced hikers! Descent into the Weitental valley in serpentines. Passing the Schleier waterfall, you reach Hintertux (AV trail no. 324, trail no. 11 or 17 - walking time 1 h).

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Start: Tux-Lanersbach Hinteranger bridge 
End: Tux-Lanersbach Hinteranger bridge 

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 11 km
  • Walking time: 6 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 1000 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 1000 m
  • Highest point: 2276 m
  • Circular hiking trail
  • Stamp station

Tour description: In Tux-Lanersbach at the Sporthotel Kirchler (house no. 435) over the bridge, uphill and at the hairpin bend turn right. Before the single house No. 509 turn left and steeply uphill (trail No. 20) to the Tettensjoch (2276 m). Return via the Löschbodenalm with a stop at the Höllensteinhütte to Tux-Lanersbach (trail no. 28).

TIP: Alpine roses - Very rewarding hike - wonderful alpine flora, many fields of alpine roses.

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Start: Tux-Vorderlanersbach junction Geislerhof/Geiselalm
End: Tux-Vorderlanersbach junction Geislerhof/Geiselalm

  • Difficulty: difficult
  • Route length: 14 km
  • Walking time: 7 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 1180 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 1170 m
  • Highest point: 2760 m
  • Circular hiking trail
  • Stamp station
  • Hiking taxi

Tour description: At the fork in the mountain road from Tux-Vorderlanersbach to Geislerhof, follow the winding, tarred alpine path (AV trail no. 315) in the direction of Geiselalm/Geiseljoch. At the fork on a terrain step, the sign "Geiseljoch" leads past the Geiselalm, over an initially steep climb over pasture slopes to the Geiseljoch (2292 m). Eastward over a steep ascent to the grassy ledge of the Nafingjoch (AV trail no. 302A). Thereafter, the route is less strenuous over a scree-covered ridge with insignificant intermediate elevations, where you can briefly use the path leading to the Rastkogel. From the summit of the Halslspitze (2574 m), which is reached from the south on a well-laid mountain path, the easy west ridge, studded with a few boulders, gradually swings up to the Rastkogel (2762 m). Return via the west ridge until the marked descent trail branching off to the south (AV trail no. 318) leads to a cirque threshold. Across grassy slopes to the alpine basin of the starting point Geiselalm.

TIP: Rastkogel lakes - on the descent: linger at the idyllic Rastkogel lakes!

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Start: Vallruckalm 
End: Hippoldspitze

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 3 km
  • Walking time: 2 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 500 m
  • Highest point: 2643 m
  • One Way Hike 
  • Stamp station
  • Hiking taxi

Tour description: From the Vallruckalm, a well-marked mountain trail leads across alpine slopes and high moors to the Hippoldspitze. Return on the same path!

Descent from the Vallruckalm:
a) via the Nederjoch, the Nasse Tux Alm (trail no. 47) and Pfisterwald to Tux-Lanersbach: 1370 vertical meters downhill / 11 km / 4 h walking time.
b) via the Hobalm, Geiselalm, Geislerhof (AV trail no. 315): 1390 vertical meters downhill / 12.7 km / 4.5 h walking time descent via the Geiseljoch:
c) via Geiseljoch (trail no. 49) and Geiselalm (AV trail no. 315), continue via Geislerhof to Tux-Lanersbach: 1,570 vertical meters downhill / 215 vertical meters uphill / 14.5 km / 5.5 hrs. walking time

TIP: Fantastic view from the highest alpine pasture in Tyrol to the summit with panoramic views!

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Start: Vallruckalm 
End: Tux-Vorderlanersbach, Tux-Lanersbach 

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 12,8 km
  • Walking time: 4,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 290 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 1160 m
  • Highest point: 2360 m
  • Up & Down Hike
  • Stamp station
  • Hiking taxi

Tour description: In front of the hut the sign "Eiskarsee" points to a marked trail. From the pole marking, go left uphill over a scree slope. At the next route division in the cirque below the Hippoldspitze, the signpost indicates the further ascent over the scree terrain. After the rest at the Eiskarsee (2360 m) you descend again on the same path to the Vallruckalm. On the wide alpine path no. 47 you go to the Hobalm. From there the trail runs as an asphalt road over the Geiselalm to the Tux-Vorderlanersbach/Geislerhof fork. Turn right over the bridge uphill to Geislerhof and descend via the AV trail no. 315 to the hamlet of Gemais. The remaining section is covered on the access road to Tux-Vorderlanersbach or on trail no. 21 to Tux-Lanersbach.

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Start: mountain station section II Finkenberger Almbahnen
End: Rastkogel

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 7 km
  • Walking time: 3 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 800 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 120 m
  • Highest point: 2762 m
  • One Way Hike
  • Stamp station
  • Cable car

Tour description: From Penkenjoch (2095 m) on wide path (No. 57) to Wanglalm and Wanglspitze (2420 m). Then the pleasantly rising path to Hoarbergjoch. Across the large boulders (trail no. 51) you reach the beautiful panoramic peak, the Rastkogel (2762 m), without difficulty. Descent via the same route and with the two gondola lifts of the Finkenberger Almbahnen comfortably back to the valley! The descent to Tux via the AV trail no. 318 via Geiselalm and further from Geislerhof via the AV trail no. 315 to Tux- (Vorder)Lanersbach, trail no. 21 is also taken with pleasure, walking time 4 h.

TIP: Far view - distant view up to the Zugspitze!

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Hiking area Hintertux Glacier

Start: Sommerbergalm (mountain station Gletscherbus 1)
End: Hintertux Gletscherbahn (valley station Gletscherbus 1)

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 9 km
  • Walking time: 3,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 300 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 830 m
  • Highest point: 2340 m
  • Circular hike
  • Stamp station
  • Cable car

Tour description: At the mountain station turn right and ascend on a wide path (AV path no. 324) to the Tuxerjochhaus. A detour to the reservoir of the Tuxerjoch is recommended. Descent through the Weitental (AV trail no. 326) with its magnificent alpine flora. Then on secured trail no. 17 past the Schleier waterfall and descent to Hintertux.

TIP: marmots - don't forget binoculars for marmots!

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Start: Sommerbergalm (mountain station Gletscherbus 1)
End: Sommerbergalm (mountain station Gletscherbus 1)

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 6,8 km
  • Walking time: 3,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 500 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 490 m
  • Highest point: 2541 m
  • Circular hike
  • Stamp station
  • Cable car

Tour description: The tour starts directly at the terrace of the restaurant. Follow the path to the crossroads with signposts (1/2 hour) and continue along the blooming mountain slopes up to the Kaserer Scharte (2446 m), partly on AV path no. 326. Hike on the rope-secured AV path no. 527 (head for heights and sure-footedness required!) to the Frauenwand (2541 m) and over the Weiße Wand (2518 m) for half an hour to the Tuxerjoch Haus (2313 m). After a rest, you can take the wide alpine path or the AV path no. 324 back to the starting point.

TIP: Alpine flora! 

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Start: Sommerbergalm (mountain station Gletscherbus 1)
End: Hintertux glacier lift (valley station)

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 3,3 km
  • Walking time: 1 h 40 min
  • Vertical meters uphill: 15 m
  • Height difference downhill: 545 m
  • Highest point: 2035 m
  • One Way Hike 
  • Stamp station
  • Cable car

Tour description: Around the mountain station (path no. 16) to the alpine huts of the Sommerbergalm. Somewhat steep descent to the Waldeben (wonderful view to the waterfalls and wonderful alpine flora). From the Waldeben over the footbridge (trail no. 14), slight ascent through the mountain pine field, branch off to the left, over the Walfischmaul to Hintertux.

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Start: Gletscherbus 2 mountain station (Tuxer Fernerhaus)
End: Hintertux Gletscherbahn valley station

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 5,7 km
  • Walking time: 2 h 50 min
  • Height difference downhill: 1100 m
  • Highest point: 2605 m
  • One Way Hike
  • Stamp station
  • Cable car

Tour description: From the Tuxer Fernerhaus turn left, 15 min. descent to the Spannagelhaus. From there hike on the AV trail no. 526 (Spannagelweg) to Hintertux, past numerous waterfalls and the Waldeben.

TIP: Wonderful alpine flora!

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Hiking area Eggalm

Start: Eggalm cable cars top station
End: Eggalm cable cars top station

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 6 km
  • Walking time: 3 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 510 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 500 m
  • Highest point: 2395 m
  • Circular hike
  • Stamp station

Tour description: From the mountain station of the Eggalm cable cars, the slightly ascending path no. 33 leads in the direction of the Waldhoaralm and leads above the tree line under the Beillift. Trail no. 37 takes you comfortably over the southeast ridge of the Waldhoarspitze (2059 m) covered with shrub heath to the Grüblspitze (2395 m). The last meters to the summit are steep. In return, the descent on trail no. 35 over the northeast-facing mountain ridge towards the Rastkogel massif to the Beillift mountain station is less strenuous. The starting point of the tour is reached on the draw path.

TIP: Alpine rose blossom - June to July!

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Start: Eggalm Bahnen top station
End: Tux-Lanersbach/Eggalm Bahnen valley station

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 6 km
  • Walking time: 2,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 40 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 710 m
  • Highest point: 1975 m
  • Circular hike
  • Stamp station
  • Suitable for families
  • Cable car

Tour description: The tour starts directly at the terrace of the restaurant. Follow the path to the crossroads with signposting (1/2 hour) and continue along the blooming mountain slopes up to the Kaserer Scharte (2446 m), partly on AV path no. 326. On rope-secured AV path no. 527 (head for heights and surefootedness required!) to the Frauenwand (2541 m) and hike over the Weiße Wand (2518 m) for half an hour to the Tuxerjoch Haus (2313 m). After a rest, you can take the wide alpine path or the AV path no. 324 back to the starting point.

TIP: Almspielerei Eggalm

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Start: Eggalm Bahnen top station
End: Tux-Lanersbach/Eggalm Bahnen valley station

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 12 km
  • Walking time: 4,5 h 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 470 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 1130 m
  • Highest point: 2395 m
  • Circular hike 
  • Stamp station
  • Cable car

Tour description: At the mountain station of the Eggalm lifts, climb left on trail no. 35 to the Grüblspitze (2395 m), continue to the Zilljöchl and descend left on trail no. 35 to the Stoankasern snack station (1984 m, mountain cheese dairy). Downhill to Juns or Tux- Lanersbach via the Güterweg (AV trail no. 322), trail nos. 33, 23 and 21.

  • TIP: Change direction - this route is also recommended in the opposite direction - hiking taxi!

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Start: Eggalm Bahnen top station
End: Tux-Lanersbach/Eggalm Bahnen valley station

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 5 km
  • Walking time: 2 h
  • Height difference downhill: 685 m
  • Highest point: 1952 m
  • Circular hike
  • Stamp station
  • Suitable for families 
  • Cable car

Tour description: From the Tuxer Fernerhaus turn left, 15 min. descent to the Spannagelhaus. From there hike on the AV trail no. 526 (Spannagelweg) to Hintertux, past numerous waterfalls and the Waldeben.

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Hiking area Penken

Start: Finkenberger Almbahnen middle station 
End: Finkenberger Almbahnen middle station 

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 9 km
  • Walking time: 3 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 345 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 345 m
  • Highest point: 2095 m
  • Circular hike
  • Stamp station
  • Suitable for families
  • Cable car

Tour description: From the mountain station of section I (middle station) the Penkenweg (trail no. 22) ascends in several hairpin bends. Some branches of trail no. 22a lead shorter to the Penkenjoch (2095 m). Past the reservoir with the Garnet Chapel, along the Zirbenweg (trail no. 23) to the reservoir Lärchwald with the "Kasermandl am Penken". From the crossroads shortly before the valley station of the Penken combined lift, the descent is again on trail no. 22 to the middle station. From there you gondola relaxed back into the valley to Finkenberg.

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Start: Finkenberger Almbahnen middle station
End: Finkenberger Almbahnen middle station

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 6,5 km
  • Walking time: 2 h 45 min 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 330 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 320 m
  • Highest point: 2095 m
  • Circular hike
  • Stamp station
  • Suitable for families
  • Cable car

Tour description: From the mountain station of Section I (middle station) of the Finkenberger Almbahnen, trail no. 57 leads rather flat, either leisurely along the wide alpine path or along the hiking trail a little below in the direction of Tux until Naudisalm. After half an hour's walk, trail no. 57 branches off to the right uphill. The Penkenjoch is reached via a few hairpin bends. The descent to the middle station is on trail no. 22 or 22a.

TIP: Family fun - The Penkenjoch with Pepi's Kinderland, the Garnet Chapel and the magnificent panorama invites you to linger!

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Start: Penkenjoch
End: middle station Finkenberger Almbahnen

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 12 km
  • Walking time: 4,5 h 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 470 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 1130 m
  • Highest point: 2395 m
  • One Way hike
  • Stamp station
  • Cable car

Tour description: From the Penkenjoch on a wide farm road (trail no. 23) in about 30 minutes to the "Kasermandl am Penken" at the mountain station of the Penken combined lift. From there, continue on the service road (trail no. 23), past the Pilzbar and Bergrast mountain restaurants. Then hike on trail no. 22 to the "Gschösswandhaus". Walk along the wide path into the valley until, after a short descent, it meets trail no. 22 b or 22 c, which leads to the middle station of the Finkenberger Almbahnen. After a short rest in the "Almstüberl", a comfortable gondola ride to Finkenberg follows.

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Valley hiking trails Tux

Start: Hintertux Gletscherbahn (794)
End: Hintertux Gletscherbahn (794)

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Route length: 5 km
  • Walking time: 2 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 270 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 280 m
  • Highest point: 1770 m
  • Circular hike
  • Suitable for families

Tour description: From the glacier lift valley station turn left through the fence, then right along wide path no. 16 to the footbridge, cross the stream and turn right uphill in several hairpin bends along the edge of the stream gorge, along a stone wall to the beautiful Waldeben valley basin. Now descend to the left for about 20 m and then follow the path through the mountain pine fields until the Spannagelweg (AV 526) leads in, turn left again (No. 14) and over the Walfischmaul (boulder) and the Sepplsteig to Hintertux to the Thermal-Badhotel Kirchler (house No. 765) and from there on the path No. 10 (Badweg) back to the valley station of the glacier lift.

TIP: Wonderful view to the glacier and the waterfalls! 

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Start: Hintertux village
End: Hintertux village

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 4 km
  • Walking time: 1,5 h 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 230 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 200 m
  • Highest point: 1582 m
  • Circular hike

Tour description: From the village center in Hintertux in the direction of Alpenbad Hotel Hohenhaus (house no. 774), there turn right along the road past Haus Windegg (house no. 748) and Haus Christina (house no. 740) to the fork in the road. There turn left and continue along the forest road (trail no. 17) until trail no. 11 branches off to the right in the direction of Madseit. The partly steep forest road leads to house no. 729, there or past house Markus (house no. 723) in the direction of Alpinhotel Berghaus (house no. 711) where then hiking trail no. 12 leads back to the starting point Hintertux.

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Start: Tux-Lanersbach Hinteranger
End: Tux-Lanersbach Hinteranger

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Route length: 7,3 km
  • Walking time: 2 h 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 200 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 200 m
  • Highest point: 1450 m
  • Circular hike 
  • Suitable for families

Route description: Past the Hotel Jäger (house no. 480), uphill on path no. 21 over the stream, then on the road to the crossroads. Now continue uphill on the road to the Zarge farmstead (house no. 578), descend between the two farmhouses to the Tux mill. A short distance along the road, turn left past the Alpin 5 heliport, over the Auer bridge to the Goldmann house (house no. 657). There turn left onto the valley hiking trail (trail no. 10), which leads along the Tuxbach stream back to Tux-Lanersbach.

TIP: Visit the mill - Every Monday from the end of June to the end of September, grain is ground in the Tux mill from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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Start: Tux-Lanersbach
End: Tux-Lanersbach

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Route length: 4,5 km
  • Walking time: 1,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 200 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 190 m
  • Highest point: 1460 m
  • Circular hike
  • Suitable for families 

Tour description: Above the valley station of the Eggalm lifts on the slightly ascending trail no. 21 in a northeasterly direction to the Gemais (listed farm settlement). Descent on the goods path to Tux-Vorderlanersbach. In Tux-Vorderlanersbach, opposite the Maria-Hilf chapel, you reach valley hiking trail no. 10, which leads along the Tuxbach stream back to Tux-Lanersbach.

TIP: Variant Via trail no. 30 from "Waldhäusl" (309) through the forest to Tux-Lanersbach!

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Valley hiking trails Finkenberg

Start: Finkenberg Teufelsbrücke
End: Ginzling Karlsteg

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 3 km
  • Walking time: 1,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 200 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 200 m
  • Highest point: 1000 m
  • One Way Hike

Tour description: From the Teufelsbrücke bridge straight on, past the Hotel Dornauhof (308). Immediately behind the hotel, climbing to the right, the hiking trail No. 33 - Schumannweg begins, leading on the left across the meadows into the forest. Stay on this path until you reach the stone bridge just before the avalanche gallery. Pass the bridge, turn left and walk over the avalanche gallery to the Karlsteg inn, which is on the other side of the valley. Connecting hike to Ginzling possible.

TIP: Mountain Forest - Very beautiful, challenging route through a fabulous, rustic mountain forest with magnificent viewpoints!

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Start: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge
End: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge

  • Difficulty: medium 
  • Route length: 7 km
  • Walking time: 3 h 
  • Meters in altitude uphill: 400 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 400 m
  • Highest point: 1297 m
  • Circular hike
  • Suitable for families

Tour description: From the bus stop follow the road to Dornau. After the Devil's Bridge turn right uphill on the road (trail no. 34) to the tennis court (Dornau 404). From there, AV trail no. 533 (Hermann-Hecht-Weg) branches off to the Gamshütte. Ascend on this trail for 15 minutes until you cross AV trail no. 534 to the Grinbergalm. Turn into the slightly ascending AV path no. 534 and continue the route downhill on the alpine path no. 35 and 34. Now walk on the partly gravel, partly asphalt path (AV path no. 534) out of the valley in the direction of Gasthof Brunnhaus and continue to the starting point.

TIP: Speciality of the house - fresh goat cheese! 

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Start: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge
End: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Route length: 3,8 km
  • Walking time: 2 h 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 200 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 200 m
  • Highest point: 1100 m
  • Circular hike 
  • Suitable for families

Tour description: From the Teufelsbrücke bridge, follow the road for a short distance to the Hotel Dornauhof (house no. 308). After the hotel turn right into the access road, which leads uphill initially across the meadows and later through the forest as a hiking trail. At the soccer field cross the Möselweg-Dornau No. 33 b and walk uphill to trail No. 35. Stay on this trail until you reach the Brunnhaus district and continue on the road out of the valley through the Dornau district (trail no. 34) until you reach the starting point.

TIP: Photopoint - The view from the legendary wooden bridge (1876) into the up to 70 m deep Tuxbachklamm!

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Start: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge
End: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Route length: 5 km
  • Walking time: 2 h
  • Meters in altitude uphill: 260 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 260 m
  • Highest point: 920 m
  • Circular hike
  • Suitable for families 

Tour description: From the Devil's Bridge on path no. 32 along the gorge through the Glocke nature reserve. Continue on trail no. 12 to the hamlet of Gstan and from there on trail no. 31 back to the starting point.

TIP: Discover - Very beautiful and recommendable walk down to the Hochsteg district.

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Theme trails

Start: Hintertux glacier lift 
End: Hintertux glacier lift 

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 3,5 km
  • Walking time: 2 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 260 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 260 m
  • Highest point: 1770 m
  • Circular hike
  • Suitable for families

Tour description: Half-left of the valley station of the glacier lift you can already see the lowest waterfall, the Kesselfall. Via several hairpin bends (trail no. 16 and AV trail no. 526) up to the natural monument "Schraubenfälle". On a narrow path through the protective forest to the goods road (trail no. 14), which comes up from Hintertux. On it to the right, past the "Walfischmaul", a split stone block reminiscent of one. Then take the turnoff to the right on the hiking trail (AV trail no. 526) towards "Spannagelhaus". Continue on this path until a signpost points to the right to the "Sommerberg". Cross a narrow bridge to the beautiful valley basin on the Waldeben. Descent via trail no. 16 back to the valley station of the glacier lift.

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Start: Hintertux glacier lift
End: Hintertux glacier lift

  • Difficulty: easy 
  • Route length: 2,5 km
  • Walking time: 1 h 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 60 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 60 m
  • Highest point: 1550 m
  • Circular hike
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for baby carriages 

Tour description: Hiking trail no. 11 starts at the parking lot in front of the valley station on the right. A piece along the stream, slight ascent, continue flat above Hintertux on the dirt road, go through the tunnel and descend at the Alpenbad Hotel Hohenhaus to the center of Hintertux. Below the Thermal-Badhotel Kirchler (765), trail no. 10 (Badweg) leads along the Tuxbach back to the starting point.

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Start: Tux-Vorderlanersbach
End: Hintertux glacier lift

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Route length: 10 km
  • Walking time: 3 h 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 350 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 90 m
  • Highest point: 1550 m
  • One Way Hike 
  • Stamp station
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for baby carriages

Tour description: Start in Tux-Vorderlanersbach - signposting at Hotel Alpenjuwel (282) vis à vis the Maria Hilf Chapel - test bridge - hiking trail no. 10 to Madseit to the climbing station and suspension bridge. Cross the suspension bridge and join hiking trail no. 12. Before entering Hintertux, cross the main road and take the access road Bichlalm/Alpenbad Hotel Hohenhaus (774) to the crossroads at the community stable. Turn left onto hiking trail no. 11, walk through the tunnel at the Hohenhaus and continue to Hintertux Talschluss. You can start the hike from any part of Tux.

TIP: Don't forget the discovery pass - available at the information offices of the Tux-Finkenberg tourist office!

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Start: Tux-Lanersbach church
End: Lattenalm forest chapel "Kapellstein

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 3 km
  • Walking time: 1,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 450 m
  • Highest point: 1725 m
  • One Way Hike

Tour description: The Rosenkranzweg leads from the parish church in Tux-Lanersbach on hiking trail no. 21 to the hamlet of Gemais and from there past the Rosenkranz Chapel via hiking trail no. 33 through the "Pfistereben" pasture to the Lattenalm. Continue on the forest road (hiking trail no. 39) for a bit to the small forest chapel "Kapellstein". Continue on trail no. 39 to the mountain station of the Eggalm cable cars, walking time 1 h, 200 hm uphill and with the cable car back to the valley or descend to Tux-Lanersbach via the Brandalm on trail nos. 39, 23, 33, 21; walking time 1.5 h, 450 hm downhill, 4.5 km.

TIP: Gemais farm settlement - old, listed and very worth seeing farms from the 18th century.

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Start: Finkenberger Almbahnen middle station
End: Tux-Vorderlanersbach

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 6,9 km
  • Walking time: 2,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 70 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 570 m
  • Highest point: 1830 m
  • One Way Hike
  • Stamp station
  • Suitable for families
  • Cable car

Tour description: Right next to the mountain station of section I of the Finkenberger Almbahnen, at 1800 m, this fascinating tour begins. Along the hiking trails no. 22 b and 55 from Penken to Schrofenalm we find the moors embedded in alpine meadows. Numerous experience stations and display boards bring interested hikers closer to this sensitive high alpine habitat. Descent to Tux-Vorderlanersbach via "Stockbauer" on trail no. 55.

TIP: Magnificent mountain panorama!

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Start: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge
End: Finkenberg Devil's Bridge

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Route length: 2,5 km
  • Walking time: 1 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 120 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 120 m
  • Highest point: 920 m
  • Circular hike 
  • Stamp station
  • Suitable for families

Tour description: Opposite the old wooden bridge from 1876, between the houses Grünberg (300) and Carmen (301), path no. 32 starts along the Tuxbach gorge through the forest. The rushing of the Tuxbach can be clearly heard in the gorge, which is up to 70 m deep. Trail no. 32 runs past the cemetery in the direction of Hochsteg. At the fork, trail no. 32 b leads uphill to Hotel Aussicht (no. 306). From the hotel parking lot, trail no. 32 a branches left into the forest and leads back to the starting point.

  • TIP: Stamping point - At the pointer plant board just behind the hotel parking lot of the "Aussicht" is the stamp of the gorge world for the discovery pass!

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Start: Finkenberg village
End: Finkenberg village

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 7 km
  • Walking time: 3 h
  • Meters in altitude uphill: 360 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 360 m
  • Highest point: 1190 m
  • Circular hike
  • Suitable for families

Tour description: At the church on the asphalted road to the Sporer stained glass factory (169). Then uphill on the Leonhard-Stock-Weg (trail no. 26) to another fork in the road (junction trail no. 26b). From here moderately uphill to the connecting path no. 2 "Mariensteig", - in serpentines up to the hamlet of Astegg. From there along the road to Hotel Gletscherblick (house no. 510) and then descent on trail no. 25 to Finkenberg.

TIP: Visit the waterfalls! 

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Mountain tours for endurance long distance hikers

Start: Tux-Vorderlanersbach
End: Tux-Vorderlanersbach

  • Difficulty: medium
  • Route length: 18 km
  • Walking time: 7,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 1000 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 1000 m
  • Highest point: 2260 m
  • Stamp station
  • Circular hike

Tour description: From Tux-Vorderlanersbach at Hotel Tuxerhof (house no. 80) turn right on the road towards Schöneben uphill. At the first road junction turn right and walk uphill over the bridge on trail no. 55. Pass the Stockbauer (house no. 40) to the Schrofenalm. Then uphill on trail no. 57 to the Penkenjoch. Branch off to the left, on wide trail no. 57 to the Wanglalm, continue left on trail no. 55 to the Lämmerbichl restaurant and descend to Tux-Vorderlanersbach.

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Start: Tux-Lanersbach/Valley station Eggalm
End: Tux-Lanersbach/Valley station Eggalm

  • Difficulty: difficult
  • Route length: 24 km
  • Walking time: 10,5 h 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 1570 m
  • Meters of altitude downhill: 1570 m
  • Highest point: 2485 m
  • Stamp station
  • Circular hike

Tour description: From Tux-Lanersbach via trail no. 21 to the hamlet of Gemais, on the AV trail no. 321 to the Nasse Tuxalm, there continue in the direction of the Torsee, past it and ascending to the Torjoch, descent to the Lizumer Hütte (2019 m). Ascent on the AV trail no. 322 (323 & 302 A) to the Junsjoch, descent to the Stoankasern snack station and back to Tux-Lanersbach via trails no. 33 and no. 21.

Attention: The area of the Lizumer Hütte is a military training area and therefore temporarily closed to tourists. Dates are known at the tourist office.

Shortening of the tour by:
a) the ascent with the Eggalm cable cars and from there further over the Grüblspitze, Ramsjoch, Torseen and Torjoch.
b) the ascent with the hiking cab to Stoankasern DI and DO, departure 09.15 o'clock at the Tux-Center in Tux-Lanersbach and then approach the tour via Junsjoch upside down.
OR overnight stay in the Lizumer Hütte!

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Alpine routes

Start: Tux-Lanersbach Hinteranger bridge
End: Finkenberg Dornau

  • Difficulty: difficult
  • Route length: 18,7 km
  • Walking time: 8,5 h
  • Vertical meters uphill: 1260 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 1650 m
  • Highest point: 2200 m
  • One Way Hike
  • Stamp station

Tour description: From Tux-Lanersbach on the Güterweg Nr. 28 to the Höllensteinhütte. Ascent to the "Am Flach" (Tettensjoch/Kreuzjoch), from there turn right to the Elsalm and then on the AV path no. 534 steeply ascending to the Lachtalscharte. Now, on a narrow mountain path, secured by ropes in places, crossing steep slopes, hike to the Gamshütte (1921 m). Direct descent on the AV trail no. 534 to the Brunnhaus district in Finkenberg. Return by public bus.

TIP: Variant - from Tux-Lanersbach a demanding trail No. 20 leads directly to the Kreuzjoch, walking time 2.5 h; entry: over the Hinteranger bridge and uphill, shortly before house No. 509 left.

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Start: Hintertux Glacier 2nd section Tuxer Fernerhaus
End: Friesenbergscharte

  • Difficulty: difficult
  • Route length: 2 km
  • Walking time: 1,5 h 
  • Vertical meters uphill: 360 m
  • Vertical meters downhill: 6 m
  • Highest point: 2910 m
  • Stamp station
  • One Way Hike

Tour description: From the Tuxer Fernerhaus, above the valley station of the gondola Gletscherbus III ascending, then over block rock dumps downhill until you come to the AV path no. 526. Now on marked path steadily uphill over scree and stones, partly over snowfields (!) to the Friesenbergscharte (2912 m). Descent to Friesenberghaus (approx. 1 h / 2.7 km) or to Olpererhütte (approx. 2 h) and further descent to Schlegeisspeicher (approx. 1.5 h). From there bus connection (4102) to Mayrhofen.

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Destination address for the tourist information:
A-6293 Tux, Lanersbach 401

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