Summer and sun

Hiking and walking

The Karnischer trail
The Karnisher Trail is one of the best hikes in Austria and runs over 110km at the Karnischen Kamm (main ridge).
At the most beautiful and diversified part between Sillian and Plöckenpass, you pass eight shelters and 20 easy hiking peaks. Along the way are also demanding goals and climbing peaks (Gr. Kinigat, Porze, Monte Peralba, Hohe Warte) for the climbers.

The Leckfeldalm is popular summer destination for hikers and mountain bikers.  On the well-marked footpath you can reach the large flat pastureland, the Leckfeldalm after 2 hours. The hut is also reachable by car (toll road € 4,00) or with the Leckfeldalm taxi.

Sillianer Hütte
The western refuge of the Karnischen Hauptkamm (main ridge) is the Sillianer Cottage the starting and ending point of the Karnischen high-level trail, it is a popular destination for visitors and locals of all Pustertal. Who wants to continue the tour after a rest in the Sillianer Cottage can go through well-marked paths for Heimkehrerkreuz, Helmgipfel, Hornischeck, Hollbrucker Eck or to the Hollbrucker peak.

One of the
most beautiful destinations in Hochpustertal is the hiking mountainThurntaler. With the cable car the mountain station of Gadein at 2100m is reached within in short time. The 2407 m high altitude Thurntaler peak offers an impressive view of the Dolomites, Carnic Alps and the glaciers of the Hohen Tauern. From here you can also access the Youth Cross and Thurntaler lake.

Sextner Dolomites
The most famous photo motive of the Dolomites is the Three Peaks in the Sextner Dolomites. They are world heritage, alpine peaks challenge and formidable at the same time.
The famous peaks of the nature park, are in addition to the Three Peaks of Paternkovel, the Rotwand the twelver, eleven and ten. In addition, the Fischleintal that Höhlenstein Valley and Rienztal are worthwhile hiking destinations.

Detailed information about hiking can be found on the interactive map.


Via the diversified Drau path you can enjoy the beautiful East Tyrol landscape along the Drava river to Lienz for over 25km. Especially during the hot summer months; the ride on the shady side and along the river is very pleasant.


In the Blue Sky Flight School Hochpustertal you can do tandem flights, courses, basic and also advanced training courses. The view during the flight is memorable and unique.



Lavant near Lienz is the ideal destination for the Gulf as an ideal opportunity for relaxation and recreation have discovered in nature.

That awaits the enthusiastic golfer: golfing at its best, excellent on a manicured green, against a backdrop of the Dolomites, which is more than inspiring,  Driving range with open and covered tees, sand bunkers, chipping and putting green – everything is there.

Landscapers and golf professionals provided every track from the 27-hole course with its own flair and created ideal conditions for beginners and experienced players.