Majestic mountain holiday world
Walking and hiking without limits, boundless mountain biking, scenic road cycling or superb cross-country skiing, great alpine skiing on immaculate slopes: you will find all this and a lot more at the heart of the gorgeous mountain world of the Lienz Dolomites. Osttirol in the southernmost part of Austria, makes a heaven for ambitious sportsmen, families and leisure-seeking holiday makers. A huge choice of excursion sites, nature treasures and cultural highlights offers everything your heart could possibly desire. Among the unrivaled attractions rank the mighty Umbal waterfalls of awesome natural splendor and the ancient Roman town of Aguntum, one of the area's most important excavation sites. The youngest guests are recommended to explore the huge Galitzenklamm ravine that promises endless adventures.
Wonderful landscapes of natural beauty
In the summer season, the Lienz Dolomites attract cyclists, mountain bikers, e-bikers, walkers, hikers and rafting fans of all ages. Osttirol's scenic mountain world and the wide range of unspoilt landscapes adds to a superb summer holiday at the heart of nature. The region is renowned for its authentic hospitality and genuine traditions deeply rooted in history. Therefore the Lienz Dolomites promise restful days and relaxing moments in abundance. The Lienz summer mountain lifts take walkers effortlessly up to Hochstein and Zettersfeld – perfect trailheads for fantastic mountain hikes and panoramic walking tours in the foothills of the Hohe Tauern National Park. Ambitious alpinists explore the region's high alpine ridges along the fabulous Venediger and Lasörling high elevation routes providing hikers with uninterrupted panoramic views of the Großvenediger glacier fields.
Passionate mountain adventurers should try the "Osttirodler" summer toboggan run on Hochstein in Lienz, a thrilling year-round track leading from Mooslam above Lienz down to the valley floor. Of course, the lovely little town of Lienz and Schloss Bruck castle are always worth a visit. Families and children explore the wonderful Assling wildlife park covering a total area of 80,000 m²: with a bit of luck you can watch lynxes, raccoons, ibexes or golden eagles on your tour through the wildlife park.