Schneeberg, © Wiener Alpen / Franz Zwickl

Hiker meets summit: Mountains in Lower Austria

For alpinists, weekenders, hikers and all those who want to become one.

Past traditional huts, mellow landscapes and unique panorama views: don’t miss out on the hiker-friendly mountains of Lower Austria.

The right mountain for each and every hiker
Manageable stages for families, extensive and challenging tracks for masters: the mountains of Lower Austria have the right trail for everyone. Hiking is particularly nice in the Mostviertel and the Vienna Alps with their flavoursome herbs, dense pine forests and mellow mountains pastures.     

At home above 1,000 meters
Numerous quaint as well as modern mountain huts with excellent kitchen and breathtaking views tempt one to stop for a bite or stay for the night. The real beauty of it is known only to those who have been up there. This is why we have compiled the best summer mountain offers for you.   


Mountains in Lower Austria

Ötscher, ©


The “Austrian Grand Canyon” surprises hikers with stunning vistas, demanding ascents and dripstone formations such as Madonna.

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Schneeberg, © Lois Lammerhuber


The highest mountain in Lower Austria enchants families and experienced hikers alike. It is no wonder. It has tours for alpinists of all skill levels.

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View of the Ottohaus, Rax, © Robert Herbst


Delicious, scenic and unique all in one: If you want stopovers at alpine huts to be part of your tour, culinary hut hopping on Rax is the ideal way to…

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Semmering, © Franz Zwickl


Semmering is nicknamed “Magic Mountain” and quite deservedly, too, because its great routes really do enchant everyone, from hiker to mountain biker.

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Hochkar, ©


This area makes hikers and winter athletes rejoice and has a variety of routes to explore, both above and below the ground. A must for adventurers.

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Wechsel, © Franz Zwickl


Wechsel is a change of pace from everyday routines. Besides hiking and climbing, you can become a high-speed adventurer and explorer of the great…

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