The Best Backpacking in Austria

Looking for the best backpacking in Austria? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Austria. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Austria

  • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

    Hike & Overnight Stay at the Innsbrucker Hütte

    13.7 mi / 4511.2 ft gain
    Because the Innsbrucker Hütte sits on a ridge between two valleys, it can be reached from two sides; from the Gschnitz Valley or from the Stubai Valley. We chose to take the slightly longer (but less steep) route from the Stubai side. We parked the car in the village of Neder at the gravel parkin...
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  • Innsbruck, Austria

    Hike Around Each Stop of the Nordkettenbahnen

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    The Nordkettenbahnen starts in the town center area of Innsbruck and takes you first to Alpenzoo and then to an end stop. These first two stops are on a funicular. Once you get to the end of the funicular, you will then transfer to the actual bahn (lift) which will take you up to the Seegrube sto...
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  • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

    Hike to the Franz Senn Hut

    2.2 mi / 1322.2 ft gain
    The hike from the Oberiss Alm mountain pastures to the Franz Senn Hut in the Stubai Valley in Tirol is a wonderful hike for the whole family. The hike starts from the Oberissalm, a remote farmhouse surrounded by alpine meadows. Here you'll find a paid parking area and working farmhouse serving f...
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