Adrenalin kick in the Proßeggklamm gorge

Experience the ultimate thrill from the age of 16: The largest extreme rope swing facility in the whole of Central Europe! After a safety briefing, you jump from the jump platform above the 140 metre deep Proßeggklamm gorge in Matrei. 3, 2, 1 – off you go! 40 metres of free fall, pure adrenaline! Swing out over the gorge with an eagle’s eye view. Open on Saturdays – by appointment.

Lucknerhaus, 1.920 m

Ideal excursion destination in summer and winter at the end point of the Kalser Glocknerstraße. Panoramic postcard view of the Großglockner! Family-run hotel, all-day dining with a wide selection of local specialities, sun terrace, adventure playground. Rooms with shower/WC, camp, sauna/steam bath, TV, W-LAN. Climbing garden, 5 minutes from our house.

Erlebnis Kalser Glocknerstraße

The 7 km long toll road leads from Kals into the picturesque Ködnitz Valley. From the ‘Glocknerwinkel’ car park you can enjoy the most spectacular view of the 3,798 m high summit of the Großglockner. The panorama building with national park exhibition and educational trail provide information about the history of nature and the Alps. Starting point for many hut hikes, mountain and ski tours.

Hotel Goldried

Vacation at Hotel Goldried means freedom. The unobstructed view over Matrei. The freedom to do whatever your heart desires. Skiing. Freeriding. Hiking. Climbing. Observing wild animals with the kids. Melting away in the sauna, undisturbed. Embracing the treasures of Tyrol’s nature with all your senses. And always accompanied by the feeling of being cared for by an attentive team, no matter what you have in mind or wish for.

Schönster Talschluss der Ostalpen

From Matrei’s “Tauernhaus”, along a forest road or a steep path, you hike to the “Innergschlöss”, 1691 m above sealevel, beneath the “Großvenediger”. Along the way: alpvillage “Außergschlöss” and a cliffs chapel.

Burgruine Rabenstein

Rabenstein looms over the municipality as a ruin. The defensive structure from the year 1703 fell to decay after a fire. Today, it is a rewarding hiking destination. Kirchplatz – Mellitz – Mellitzer Graben – or driving route to Eggerhof.

Wallfahrtskirche Maria Schnee

Frescos of the pilgrimage church from the 15th century in Obermauern, were painted by Simon of Taisten, the Gorizian counts’ court painter. Cultural-historical guided tours by request!

Kulturhistorische Kostbarkeit

The small church, in “Bichl”, is one of the most important sacred buildings in Austria and the entire Alp area. The frescos are a monument to the Alpine-Italian culture connection, before the gothic era.

Natur-Kraft-Weg Umbalfälle

The Umbal glacier’s meltwaters can be experienced as a gigantic spectacle of nature. Round tour with “Großbachfall”, suited for kids. Starting point: parking area “Ströden” (toll!) in Hinterbichl/Prägraten.

Neue Sajathütte, 2.600 m

2600m above sea level, the “Sajahütte” offers highest comforts. Two parlours, two patios, rooms and dormitory with breakfast buffet, 10m indoor climbing tower… Tyrolean cuisine. Luggage-transport available.

Nationalpark Ranger:innen Touren

Guided hikes with National Park rangers offer numerous opportunities to explore the nature in a special way. The rangers will spy out the BIG FIVE & guide you to the most beautiful places of the National Park.

Kletterpark Großvenediger

More than 100 stations with various difficulty levels. More than 700m flying-fox courses! The ultimate kick: 20m swing set! At the starting point to the “Umbalfälle” in Prägraten. Family and group discounts!

Der Iseltrail

Hiking along the longest unregulated glacier river of the Alps. From a lovely cultivated landscape into the secluded alpine wilderness. Always accompanied by the refreshing ancestral element of water. Hiking route marked throughout.

Lucknerhütte, 2.241 m

1 hour from the “Kalser Glocknerstraße” parking area. Organic specialities, vegetarian dishes, sun patio, playground, rooms, dormitory, seminar room, infrared sauna, Webcam:

Dem König so nah – Talrundweg Kals

It takes 6 h to walk the 19,5 km valley round trip. Single stages with freely chosen starts and exits. Easy path, scenic lookouts, rest areas, water wells, adventure stations, rope bridge.

Kalser Glocknerhaus

“Kals im Banne des Großglockners”, large mineral exhibition & national park room with films, 7 themed rooms show the unique landscape and culture, tradition, history of the first ascent and alpinism.

Großglockner Resort Kals-Matrei

The “Eagle Lounge” with spectacular scenic lookouts is reachable by the gondola cableway, starting in Kals. Grandiose panoramic view of more than 60 3000m mountains. Culinary treats in modern architecture.

Restaurant Gamsalm

Lissi and Bernd’s “Gamsalm” is a beloved gathering place. Either on the sun deck or in their cosy interiors you’ll be served with quaint hospitality, hot food and specialities – such as “Buchteln” with vanilla sauce.

Restaurant Saluti

A tennis parlour awarded with two toques by the Gault & Millau! The Saluti in Matrei is an excellent pizzeria with regular prices and a gourmet restaurant. Ernst Moser who used to work for well-known companies worldwide provides local, Asian and Mediterranean dishes for a culinary firework. The vine list is also varied with special rarities.


Excellent cuisine is a tradition at the Rauter. What do we serve you? Nature provides it. Seasonally varying delicacies, from East Tyrolean classics to regional delicacies from the European regions of pleasure. With the culinary creativity of our chef Max Van Triel, we always spoil our guests at the highest level. This is also reflected in the 3 Gault & Millau toques.

Venedigertaxi Prägraten

Mit dem Hüttentaxi mitten ins Hochgebirge! Geräumige Busse mit Allradantrieb bringen Sie nach Voranmeldung in kürzester Zeit zur Johannishütte. Wenn man will um drei Uhr früh. Dort können Sie den vierthöchsten Berg Österreichs aus allernächster Nähe betrachten, mit Tourenski besteigen oder einfach erklimmen. Auch Sonderwünsche und allgemeiner Taxidienst.

Virgen – Jenseits der Zeit

Die Landschaft rund um Virgen hat viele spannende Geschichten zu erzählen. In der Nationalpark-Dauerausstellung im Ortszentrum erzählen Virger Persönlichkeiten von Lebensweisen von der ersten Talbesiedlung bis hin zur Gegenwart. Man findet in der Ausstellung auch Insidertipps für Erkundungstouren zu den natur- und kulturgeschichtlich interessantesten Plätzen in der Landschaft des Virgentales.

Rangertouren im Nationalpark

Bei geführten Exkursionen mit Nationalpark-Rangern auf Spurensuche im Lebensraum der „BIG FIVE“ des Nationalpark Hohe Tauern ist jeder Augenblick ein Erlebnis. Die Ranger haben Spektiv & Fernglas mit dabei, zeigen große und kleine Alpenbewohner, erzählen spannende Geschichten & bringen ihre Gäste zu den schönsten Plätzen & Fotomotiven des Nationalparks.

Tonlodn – Ofenbau Niederegger

Craft from clay

At Tonlodn, special one-off pieces are made by hand with a lot of love. Each piece is unique. Whether gifts for special occasions, specially made special requests, ceramic crosses, angels for the children‘s room, hand and foot prints and much more – everything is handmade and shaped from clay. The Tonlodn inspires with innovative ideas and loving gifts.

Binter Edelbrände

Elke’s fine brandies

Elke‘s brandies come from the National Park. There are more than 30 different types of schnapps and liqueurs. A special passion is rowanberry and masterwort. The brandies are regularly awarded prizes.

Bauernladen Virgen

Exquisite products from the National Park region

Exquisite products can be found in the farm shop. The list of culinary delicacies is long. Gift ideas and decorations are suitable as souvenirs. The best thing is to come by and choose according to your own taste.

AGEtech – smart electric

The professionals for electronics

At AGEtech you will find the latest electronic products. For customers with a particular affinity for music, AGEtech offers the opportunity to try out and experience well-known brand products in the exclusive Audio Lounge.

Zedlacher Paradies

An educational trail under mighty larches

During fall, the 500-years-old larch stock has its most beautiful time. It’s also an experience during spring and summer. The learning path harbours monumental animals, which were specifically created by Erich Trost, an artist from Matrei.

Reiten-Tirol Ortnerhof

Whether at a gallop next to rushing streams or at a leisurely walk in East Tyrol‘s impressive mountain landscape. A paradise for horse and rider. Our reliable horses ensure unique experiences in the Hohe Tauern National Park region.

Alois Unterrainer

The art of the blacksmith

The art of blacksmith Alois Unterrainer is individual. His pieces are not created on a computer, they are not mass-produced. They are unique masterpieces for his customers. He learned throughout Austria and at the Centre for European Craft Techniques in San Servolo/Venice.

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