Over the Alps from Kitzbühel to the Three Peaks

hiking trip - Fire and Ice Partner Tour

This hike trail leads over the Kitzbüheler Alps into the Hohe Tauern National Park with its glacially shaped valleys and extraordinary floral diversity. The three thousand meters summits come nearer and nearer. Via the Gsieser Törl you finally cross from Austria to Italy. Past lush alpine meadows and huts, you descend into the Gsiesertal valley.The stage destination is not far away and another highlight awaits you at the end of the tour: the impresssiveThree Peaks, located in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Dolomites.

date_range Dauer: 8 Days
route Total distance: ca. 67 km
altitude Height difference:arrow_upward3565 m
landscape Height difference:arrow_downward3351 m
Tour Details
01. DAY
Arrival in Kitzbühel
Individual arrival at the hotel in Kitzbühel.
02. DAY
600 Hm425 Hm
Kitzbühel - Aurach - Jochberg
Starting from Kitzbühel, you walk comfortably below the Kitzbüheler Südberge. You will pass small villages and rustic farms with wonderful floral decorations. The village character of Aurach in Tyrol, the various hamlets and settlements and the wonderful location at the foot of the Kitzbüheler Südberge make Aurach special. It is not for nothing that the great Kitzbüheler artist and painter Alfons Walde has chosen the church and the small village square of Aurach as motifs again and again, thus helping them to achieve worldwide fame. Overnight stay in Jochberg.
approx. 4 - 5 hours
03. DAY
790 Hm800 Hm
Jochberg - Gauxjoch - Hartkaserhöhe - Mittersill
A shuttle will take you to the starting point of your trip. Passing through lush alpine pastures below the valley heights, you will continue to hike up into the beautiful mountains. Enjoy the tranquility and the flora and fauna. Via the Gauxjoch you reach the Trattenbachalm and the Hartkaserhöhe. Along the hilltop runs the border between the two provinces of Tyrol and Salzburg. If you want to avoid the descent from the Resterhöhe, you can use the Panoramabahn Kitzbühler Alpen II to shorten some altitude meters (not included in the price). A bus will take you to Mittersill.
approx. 5 - 6 hours
04. DAY
575 Hm575 Hm
Mittersill - Tauernhaus - Venedigerblick - Matrei
In the morning transfer from Mittersill to the Matreier Tauernhaus. If you like, you can also walk from lake Hintersee over the Felbertauern and the St. Pöltener Hütte to the Matreier Tauernhaus. At first, the trail climbs steadily through meadows and larch forests to the Venedigerblick. At the highest point you have a wonderful view of the glacier world of the Großvenediger. Over a well signposted hiking trail, the Großvenediger and the surrounding mountains always in view, you hike in the direction of Innergschlöss and over the beautiful alpine pastures back to the Matreier Tauernhau... weiterlesens. From there you can get to Matrei by public transport.
approx. 3 - 4 hours
05. DAY
775 Hm750 Hm
Mariahilf - Gsieser Törl - Gsiesertal
After a drive to Mariahilf you start today‘s hiking day. Over shady forest paths you go higher and higher up to the first alpine pastures and the Gsieser Törl around which many old smuggler stories rank. It was a smuggler route between Italy and Austria, especially in the 1920s and 1930s. The view sweeps over the valley to the Pragser Dolomites. On your way to the contemplative Gsiesertal, one hut joins the next: Oberberg-, Kradorferalm or Messnerhütte to name just a few. Almost everywhere the local food is amazing. The many traditional dishes are simply too tempting to resist: bacon ... weiterlesendumplings on cabbage, cheese dumplings, Kaiserschmarrn, apple strudel ...
approx. 4,5 - 5,5 hours
06. DAY
475 Hm450 Hm
Gsiesertal - Frondeign - Wahlen - Toblach/Dobbiaco
The tour continues to the south and the Dolomites are only a stone‘s throw away. From the Gsiesertal, you continue uphill to Frondeign. The hike is mostly in the shady woods. If you want you can choose the more sporty variant direction „Schuieralm“. The path meanders down to Wahlen. The valley widens and offers a view of the Neunerkofel, Haunold, Dürrenstein and the Höhlensteintal.
approx. 3 - 4 hours
07. DAY
350 Hm350 Hm
Toblach - Höhlensteintal - Drei Zinnen (Three Peaks)- Toblach
You start your tour at the Auronzo hut, which is rechable by public transport (ticket included in the price). Along the south side of the Drei Zinnen you first walk towards the Lavaredohütte and then up a path to the Paternsattel. Here, at 2,454 m above sea level, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the 500 m high north walls of the Drei Zinnen. Arrived at the famous Drei Zinnen hut you can enjoy the view of the northern walls. A hiking trail leads you to the Lange Alm and past the west side you get back to the starting point. Those who want to finish the trip with a sporty end can climb ... weiterlesenup from Rienzboden to the Lange Alm, circle the Drei Zinnen and take the bus from Auronzo to Dobbiaco (ticket included in the price).
approx. 3 - 4 hours
08. DAY
Individual departure or possibility to extend your stay.
Prices and Services
Booking code: KITZ-ZINN-ENG
Season CategorySingle roomDouble room p.P.
19.06.2024 - 09.07.2024 (start day: Sat, Sun)Standard1.058 EUR829 EUR
10.07.2024 - 11.08.2024 (start day: Sat, Sun)Standard1.148 EUR919 EUR
19.08.2024 - 11.09.2024 (start day: Sat, Sun)Standard1.058 EUR829 EUR
All prices per person in EURO
Minimum number of participants per tour date 2 persons
Services Included
  • done Accommodation in guesthouses or hotels 3*** category
  • done Breakfast buffet or full breakfast
  • done Luggage transports from hotel to hotel
  • done Transfers according to the program (tickets for bus)
  • done Digital documents per room
  • done Telephone service hotline for the entire tour
Services not included
  • ×Arrival to the starting point of the tour
  • ×Departure at the end of the tour
  • ×All local taxes payable on the spot
  • ×Boards not booked, drinks and tips
  • ×Not mentioned entries
  • ×Travel insurance
  • ×All not expressly mentioned under the item „Included services“
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