Hiking on the Arc of the Vienna Alps, © Wiener Alpen/Florian Lierzer

Hike from hut to hut in the south of Vienna

The route along the Arc of the Viennese Alps

Relax, recharge your batteries, and feel right at home. Hikers appreciate the route along the Arc of the Viennese Alps with its certified hiking villages and hiking hotels, which ideally combine hiking with high standards in terms of quality.

Just an hour’s drive away from Vienna, hikers can get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. On the route along the Arc of the Viennese Alps, the invigorating nature will clear your mind, so that you can fully enjoy the beautiful views. The 19 stages of the outstanding Arc of the Viennese Alps trail offer the best conditions.

Certified hiking villages and hiking hotels

In the hiking villages of Kirchberg am Wechsel and Puchberg am Schneeberg, you will be able to find the access point to the route along the Arc of the Viennese Alps, and to easily hike from hut to hut. The certified hiking hotels also boast certified quality. The proprietors are also hiking guides and can offer suggestions, as well as hireable hiking equipment, thus guaranteeing hikers a pleasant stay. A particular highlight is the Schneebergbahn (Schneeberg Railway), which is over 100 years old and enables non-hikers to look down into the valley from the highest peak in Lower Austria.

A visual paradise

After your first steps, you will soon want more – “let’s carry on up the hill”, “let’s go to this hut”, and “let’s see where the route takes us”. The intrigue is worth it, because the quest for a broad perspective is rewarded with a visual paradise.