With over 295 km of marked hiking paths and alpine trails in Rauris Valley as well as 70 km in Taxenbach, this SalzburgerLand region is one of the biggest and most diverse hiking areas in Hohe Tauern National Park.
Pleasant hikes across lush alpine meadows to your next refreshment stop at one of the managed mountain huts, instructive theme paths as well as challenging ascents of 3,000-meter peaks. Past springs and waterfalls, to genuine natural jewels such as Rauris Virgin Forest, the Rauriser UrQuell or through Kitzloch Gorge, past evidence of gold-mining days, birds of prey circling high above your head, to vast vistas out across yet more amazing peaks ... mountaineers and hikers face practically limitless opportunities in Rauris Valley and Taxenbach. Hiking in Rauris Valley means active recreation and unforgettable experiences in the heart of Hohe Tauern National Park! So, pack your rucksack, slip on those hiking boots – the mountains are calling!
It is recommended to plan your tour taking into consideration the weather situation and the route´s difficulty, and to equip yourself appropriately. Please stay on the marked trails and pay attention to the information signs on the trail.
The certified mountaineering and hiking guides in Rauris Valley are always more than happy to assist, helping you to design a mountain tour commensurate with your alpine experience.
From mid-June until end of September, the valley bus will carry you from Rauris to Seidlwinkltal, a valley which is otherwise closed to public traffic from the Fleickweide car park on. Public Postbus No. 640 runs between Taxenbach, Rauris and Kolm Saigurn.
Bus to Gollehenalm, Palfneralm and Rauris Tauernhaus in the Rauris Seidlwinkltal, "valley of pilgrims and sumpters".
A huge natural event which takes place every autumn in the National Park Hohe Tauern: roaring deer battling for the favor of the females in thrilling fights. You can experience this impressive event in the Rauris Valley during a guided hiking tour with a national park ranger.
You can find all hiking and bike tours and places of interest at the Social Activity Network Tourispo.com. There you can share and create your favorite places of the Raurisertal.
Accompany the austrian skistar Alexandra Meissnitzer together with a Nationalpark Ranger through the virgin forest of Rauris to the alpine hut "Gainschniggalm" for a traditional fritter: