Holidays in Austria with hiking for slow travelers


Holidays in Austria with hiking for slow travelers

Anyone who knows us knows that we don't like hikes that go uphill. The hikes shouldn't be strenuous. Instead, we are looking for hiking trails that anyone can do. The hikes should promise enjoyment. Offer beautiful prospects. They should be interesting. For us, hiking on holiday in Austria means hiking with enjoyment in landscapes that we like. These can be hikes along rivers or lakes. We like hiking through the moor. We also like walks to mountain meadows when the spring blooms. Or herbal hikes, during which we learn something about the flora of the mountains.


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Holiday in Austria with hiking

Are you looking for a holiday that takes you away from mass tourism and lets you experience the beauty of nature up close? Then Austria is the perfect travel destination for you!

The Alpine republic offers an incredible variety of hiking trails that lead you through breathtaking landscapes. Here you will find crystal-clear mountain lakes, lush green alpine meadows and majestic peaks that will cast a spell over you.

As a Slow Traveler you are certainly not looking for the next sporting challenge, but would rather take your time to enjoy the beauty of nature and relax from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Austria is also the ideal place for this.

Hiking in Austria means not only physical exercise, but also relaxation for the soul. The fresh mountain air and the untouched nature make you forget the stress of everyday life and recharge your batteries.

For example, discover the Salzburger Almenweg, which takes you through the Salzburger Land on a total of 31 stages. Or hike the Lechweg, which takes you through the Lech Valley in Tyrol and Vorarlberg and offers you spectacular views of the Lechtal Alps.

If you are looking for a more leisurely tour, you should hike through the Vienna Woods. The Wienerwald is a densely forested hilly area south-west of Vienna that is ideal for day trips.

No matter which tour you choose, you are guaranteed to find the perfect hiking route for your holiday as a slow traveler on a hiking holiday in Austria. Experience the beauty of nature and be enchanted by the peace and serenity of Austria!

What you need for a hike

  • What do you need for your hike? In our packing list for hikers you can definitely check what you need for your tour.
  • Good hiking boots are a must with every hike. Only then can you enjoy your hike.
  • What you need for a day of hiking, you can do in one backpack pack. You can also use one in it snack, Yours lunch box and accommodate everything you need for your day trip.


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Holidays in Austria with hiking for slow travelers

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Food and Slow Travel blog  TravelWorldOnline. They have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Their topics are trips to Savor, wine tourism worldwide and slow travel. During her studies Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she - partly together with Petar Fuchs - traveled to the USA and Canada and spent a research year in British Columbia. This intensified her thirst for knowledge, which she satisfied for 6 years as an adventure guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as a tour guide for Studiosus Reisen around the world. She was constantly expanding her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: "What's beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do they eat in this region?" As a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), she is now looking for answers to these questions as a travel writer and travel blogger in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is among Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021. Find more Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs here.