Walking / Hiking in Alpbach
There are about 150 km of paths in Alpbach, 900 km in the Alpbachtal & Tiroler Seenland (Alpbach, Brandenberg, Breitenbach, Brixlegg, Kramsach, Kundl, Münster, Rattenberg, Radfeld, Reith im Alpbachtal). From Alpbach you can go north around the Gratispitz; walk down the valley to Reith, or up the valley to Inneralpbach. The Hornboden area on the other side of the valley offers some good walks with a gondola to take you to the top. Further afield you take a bus to Rattenberg and walk to and around the lakes near Kramsach.
The Tourist Office may offer some free led walks
Click here for a selection of Alpbach walks.
Click here for a selection of Alpbach maps.
Skiing in Alpbach
The main winter skiing area in on the Hornboden on the other side of the valley (south-west) from Alpbach village. There is a ski bus that goes to the valley station of the Wiedersbergerhornbahn lift and up to the end of the valley (Inneralpbach).
The ski areas of Alpbach and Wildschönau were connected in 2012 by a new lift (Verbindungsbahn) from Inneralpbach to the summit of Schatzberg. This combined ski area is known as Ski Juwel.
There is summer skiing on the Hintertux Glacier south of Mayrhofen.
Alpbach is part of the Skigebiet Alpbachtal and the Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region so the skiing area covers a large area.
Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region comprises of:
There are several maps that cover the area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring the area.
These are the nearest airports to Alpbach.
Buses run from Brixlegg rail station down the valley stopping at Reith, Alpbach and Inneralpbach. There are several stops in Alpbach, the main stop is Alpbach Böglerhof, near the Hotel Böglerhof.
Rail Stations (Bahnhof)
There is no station in Alpbach. The nearest regional station in at the end of the valley at Brixlegg. There are larger main stations at Jenbach (10 km) and
Wörgl (20 km).
ÖBB (English) also has bus information.
Cable Cars - Chair Lifts
There are three lifts in the area. A weekly lift pass can be used on them.
Click here for a Region Map and details of walking / hiking maps.
Alpbach is in the Tirol (Tyrol) region of Austria and lies on a plateau on the north-east side of the Alpbach valley (Alpbachtal). Alpbach is part of the Alpbachtal & Tiroler Seenland in the Kitzbüheler Alpen, north east of Innsbruck and to the east of the Zillertal and Mayrhofen. There are several villages along the valley. At the north end of the valley, where the Alpbach river joins the Inn river, is Brixlegg, then down the valley is Reith Im Alpbachtal, Alpbach and Inneralpbach. Along on the south side of the Inn is Rattenberg and on the north side is Kramsach. The main road down the valley ends at Inneralpbach and so there is no through traffic. In addition, Alpbach is set off the main road so reducing the traffic even more. There is a Spar supermarket on the main road just outside the village. There are banks with ATM machines.
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