Kaunertal: Experiencing nature
With its beautiful glacier and unspoiled environment the Kaunertal Valley ranks among the top holiday destinations in the province of Tirol. Awe-inspiring mountain scenery (with peaks of 3,000 meters and beyond) combines with heartfelt hospitality to create an offering travelers won’t resist. The valley comprises the villages of Kauns, Kaunerberg, Kaunertal and Fendels – each with its own, distinctive charm. In summer the area lends itself to walking and hiking, while winter comes with outstanding skiing on the Kaunertal Glacier. The Kaunergrat Nature Park makes for an unparalleled nature experience: Innumerable walking trails wind their ways through this place of outstanding natural beauty, allowing hikers to explore the local flora and fauna. A number of quaint mountain restaurants welcome walkers and hikers for a decent meal or refreshments.
Walking and hiking in Tirol
Kaunertal definitely deserves to be mentioned among Tirol’s top holiday destinations, not least thanks to its varied tourist offering and unspoiled nature. The Ötztal Alps with impressive peaks of more than 3,000 meters will make any hiker’s heart beat faster! There is plenty of hikable terrain for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and ambitions, including the Adlerweg, Tirol’s most popular hiking route. Picture-postcard mountain scenery and unspoiled nature in abundance await you when visiting the Kaunergrat Nature Park.
Innumerable walking and hiking trails wind their ways through the valley and past some 50 Alpine cabins and mountain restaurants, which tempt to drop in and enjoy stunning views of the mountains over a meal or drink. When it comes to sports and leisure activities, Kaunertal has something in store for everyone. Apart from walking and hiking the area is known for thrilling rafting tours, outstanding cycling and mountain biking, and the Kaunertal Leisure Center with cutting-edge sports facilities.