Two hikers on the way to the Kallbrunnalm in Weißbach near Lofer

A hiking holiday in the Alps

Hiking in Austria

Are you a passionate hiker on the lookout for a campsite in the Austrian Alps that allows you to combine a camping holiday with mountain hiking, climbing or long walks? Welcome to the Alps Campsite Grubhof – you’ve come to the right place.

Our campsite Grubhof in Lofer, Salzburg, Austria is the starting point for numerous leisurely and challenging walks, hikes and mountain tours, in the valley or high Alpine terrain, for families with or without children. Our region provides more than 400 km of trails and hiking tours in and around Lofer in Saalachtal for aspiring walkers as well as for experienced hikers and mountain climbers.

Hiker walking in the Lofer Almenwelt with a view down into the valley
Cows on the Litzlalm meadow in the Weißbach nature conservation park
Family taking a break from a hiking tour up to the Kallbrunnalm in Lofer

Camping in the Alps: mountain hiking straight from the campsite

From the campsite gates, a multifaceted cross-border hiking area opens out across the Loferer mountains and Berchtesgaden Alps. Hike from one province to the next or even cross the border between Austria and Germany. Our location in the border region of Salzburg, Tyrol and Berchtesgaden makes this possible.

Vor allem die attraktiven Themen- und Erlebniswanderwege präsentieren die Besonderheiten der Region auf überaus spannende Weise: Jung & Alt können auf diesen Wanderwegen spielerisch die wunderbare Natur erleben und so richtig in die Geschichte unserer Gegend eintauchen.

We can highly recommend a hike to Strohwollner Canyon with your family, just a few minutes from the campsite. Discover the Salzburg Saalachtal and magnificent surroundings.

Interactive hiking map

Winter hiking and camping in Austria

The combination of camping and hiking in Lofer, Austria can be enjoyed in summer and winter. Well-maintained winter hiking trails and wonderful winter walks invite you to take some healthy exercise and experience nature – please refer to our winter camping portfolio.

Alpine hut at the heart of winter scenery at Almenwelt Lofer
Family on a winter trek in the Salzburg Saalachtal valley
Group on a winter trek in the Salzburg Saalachtal valley

Climbing in Lofer and the surrounding area

The Lofer and Leogang Mountains are one of the most popular climbing areas in the Alps. Kids can start at the climbing wall as part of the free child-minding service. Advanced climbers will find plenty of activities at the climbing gardens of the mountaineering village of Weissbach. Insiders have long since appreciated the Alpine challenges of the bizarre chalk faces of the Lofer mountains.
Refuge Schmidt Zabierow at Loferer Steinberge or refer to climbers paradise.

Climbing in Lofer and the surrounding area

Safety line for climbers in Lofer
Climber in a via ferrata in Lofer

Your climbing and hiking holiday at Grubhof in Lofer

 Book your hiking holiday in the Lofer mountains right here or send us your ‘no obligations’ enquiry.

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