Getting out into nature.

Enjoy the Kaunertal in summer: Mountain freedom on the glacier

Green meadows and forests, rugged rocks, perpetual ice and crystal-clear lakes – the mountain landscape around the Kaunertal Glacier reveals its full diversity in summer.
Surrounded by this impressive panorama, you will feel boundless freedom and leave everyday life behind you. Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation, whether you are travelling alone or with your family: experience an unforgettable summer in the Kaunertal!

What Kaunertal offers you in summer

Discovering the Kaunertal region in summer promises unforgettable experiences for sports enthusiasts, families and nature lovers: hiking, mountaineering or climbing on the glacier, a panoramic trip along the Kaunertal Glacier Road, a family day with the mountain carts on the Fendels summer mountain and much more. Discover the highlights of the summer programme in the mountains of the Kaunertal now!

Mountaineering, hiking & climbing at the Kaunertal Glacier

A summer holiday in the Kaunertal has many highlights in store for hikers: Set off on a sporty mountain tour, explore the many lakes around the glacier at a leisurely pace or marvel at the sparkling night sky on a starry hike, for example. The “Holderli Seppl” via ferrata impresses all climbing fans with its fantastic mountain scenery.

Tip: Accompanied by the state-certified mountain guides of the Kaunertal, even inexperienced glacier hikers will reach their destination safely.

Kaunertal Glacier Road: pleasure ride with panoramic views

To get to know the Kaunertal Glacier in all its facets in summer, a ride on the Kaunertal Glacier Road is a must. On the way to the glacier centre at 2,750 m, you pass through all 6 alpine altitude levels – the route is an experience for motorcyclists in particular.
Would you prefer to explore the glacier by foot? Many hiking trails start directly on the road.

Experience more at
Kaunertal summer

Your summer holiday in the Kaunertal offers even more variety:
Discover all summer cards and offers now!

Fendels Summer Mountain:
Adventure paradise for families

A trip on holiday to the Summermountain Fendels means fun and action for the whole family. Adventurous visitors will find numerous hiking routes, a mountain cart track, various themed trails and an exciting children’s programme. Trail bike fans also get their money’s worth: the Wildbachtrail takes you down to Ried in the valley at high speed.

Enjoy Tyrolean delicacies during your stay in the Kaunertal Valley

Along the Kaunertal Scenic Road, on the glacier itself and on the Fendels Summer Mountain, selected alpine pastures, huts and mountain restaurants are waiting for your visit. Enjoy the Tyrolean delicacies, which are prepared for you with lots of love, or relax with a good cup of coffee – always with a magnificent view of a unique mountain panorama.

Kaunertal Glacier & Fendels cable cars in summer

Would you prefer to set off straight away? The cable cars on the Kaunertal Glacier are open for you every day in summer and shorten the journey to the leisure paradise. You can visit the Fendels summer mountain every day in the high season and from Thursday to Sunday in the low season. Further details on the current opening times can be found here:

Don't miss it: Summer highlights on the Kaunertal Glacier

Would you like to know what else there is to experience on the glacier? We don’t want to deny you two more special features:

  • Visit the accessible crevasse, take a guided tour through the eternal ice and learn more about the formation of the imposing Kaunertal Glacier.
  • Take the barrier-free Karlesjochbahn cable car and enjoy the three-country view of the highest peaks in Austria, Italy and Switzerland from the top. A quick visit to Italy is also included: the national border is located right in the centre of the viewing platform.
  • Numerous events transform the mountain summer in the Kaunertal into an event highlight. You can find all the latest event tips in our event overview.
  • The Kaunergrat Nature Park, embedded between the Pitztal and Kaunertal valleys, has plenty activities to offer you in summer. You can find out all about it in our blog post on the sights of the Kaunertal.

Plan your summer holiday in Kaunertal

Destination station: Zams / Landeck station

How to get from the Zams / Landeck train station to the Kaunertal:

  • by public bus
  • by taxi (journey takes about 25 minutes)
  • Shuttle service from the hotel – depending on the agreement with the respective accommodation provider

Online train ticket & timetables

Enjoy the summer well-informed in the Kaunertal glacier and nature park region

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