Summer in the mountains – Healthy mountain air in East Tyrol – Sun, flowers and relaxation in the mountains

Summer holiday in Obertilliach in East Tyrol

In summer, the East Tyrolean regions turn into a paradise for passionate hikers, nature lovers and mountain enthusiasts. No matter what your primary objective – going on great hiking tours through forested valleys, luscious meadows and mountain pastures, conquering rocky mountain peaks, riding your bike through the stunningly beautiful Lesachvalley or just relaxing in our neat garden – the Hotel Weiler is the perfect starting point for a wide range of activities during your summer holiday!

Hiking and mountaineering in the Lesachvalley in East Tyrol

Take your time and space and replace the frenetic rhythm of modern life with peace and tranquillity. Time to dream and space to breathe... such valuable moments can be found in abundance in Obertilliach in East Tyrol, a place characterised by its pure and untouched nature. Tie your shoelaces and set off on a hiking trip along breathtakingly beautiful trails.

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Fixed rope routes in the Lesachvalley (East Tyrol, Carinthia)

Fixed rope route Filmoorhöhe – Wildkarleck – Porze 2.589 m

Beautiful fixed rope route of medium difficulty in the heart of the Carnic Alps:
Filmoorhöhe 2.457 m – Wildkarleck 2.532 m – Porze 2.589 m

Key data:
Starting point: Hut Filmoor-Standschützen
Walking time: From the Hut Filmoor-Standschützen to the Hut Porze: Approx. 5 hours
Level of difficulty: Medium

Fixed rope route Große Kinigat 2.689 m

A new fixed rope route of high-alpine character and different levels of difficulty.

Key data:
Starting point: Erschbaumervalley
Walking time: 2,5 hours (ascent)
Level of difficulty: Difficult (level A – D)

Fixed rope route Porze 2.589 m

Easy to medium difficult fixed rope route, leading from either the Porze wind gap or the Tilliach Saddle up to the strikingly beautiful summit.

Key data:
Starting point: Hut Porze (1.942 m) – can be reached by car on Saturdays and Sundays
Walking time: Approx. 2 – 2,5 hours (for both routes)
Level of difficulty: Easy to medium

Fixed rope route gorge Millnatzen

The Lesachvalley is known for its unique landscape far beyond the borders. Recently a “delight” fixed rope route has been implemented in the middle of the valley along the Millnatzen creek. The tour runs alongside the gorge-like streambed and past four waterfalls and is of medium difficulty, which makes it appealing to a wide audience.

Key data:
Starting point: Ladstatt
Walking time: Approx. 45 min. - 1 hour
Level of difficulty: Medium

Climbing in the Lesachvalley (East Tyrol, Carinthia) and South Tyrol

Climbing Park Tuffbad – Climbing for young and old

The climbing park Tuffbad can be reached after a 20-minute walk northwards from the Hotel Tuffbad (St. Lorenzen). The area is located on solid limestone above a gravel pit, aligned southwards, and secured by bolts and adhesive hooks.

More about the climbing park Tuffbad


Climbing halls:

High-rope course in the Hochpustervalley in East Tyrol

High-rope course in Sillian

The adventure park, part of the Wichtelpark Sillian, invites the whole family to a fascinating voyage of discovery through the natural forest. It will challenge both your courage and subtle skills, besides offering fun activities, extraordinary views and, most importantly, a lot of fun! You'll experience the forest from a whole new perspective!

The park includes 8 different courses with various levels of difficulty and takes you to an altitude of 1,5 to 8 meters. You will need to climb, balance your body and slide along the various rope and bridging constructions in order to handle the 65 elements and stations including “flying foxes” with a total length of 850 m.

Bike tours – Mountain biking and race cycling in the Lesachvalley in East Tyrol

NEW: Bike + E-Bike-Rent is now possible directly in front of the Hotel Weiler - in the shop SPORT AUER!!!

 

Obertilliach – Hut Porze –Tilliach Saddle

Key data:
Altitude difference: 752 m
Tour length: 10,3 km
Riding time: Approx. 1 h 45 min
Level of difficulty: Medium

Dorfberg

Key data:
Altitude difference: 608 m
Tour length: 10,6 km
Riding time: Aprrox. 1 h 30 m
Level of difficulty: Medium

“Grenzland” hiking trail Obertilliach

The “Grenzland” hiking trail is also well suitable for bikers. Starting from Obertilliach, you can reach the trail heading west on the B111 (little traffic) to the Kartitsch Saddle. There you need to turn off at a newly erected large hut to the Schönvalley, from where you can follow the green and white orientation signs of the “Grenzland” hiking trail.

Obertilliach – Hut Conny – Lift Glamp – Obertilliach

Exhausting mountain bike tour to the Hut Conny or further to the upper station of the Lift Glamp. Starting from the bottom station of the Golzentipp cable railway, you'll soon reach and master the first steep section of about 200 metres. After that, the ascent stays relatively even along the sledging track, across the forest and up to the timber line. As soon as you've reached the Hut Conny, 7 km are already behind you. If you choose to go on the longer tour, you need to turn left about 120 m before the Hut Conny and ride along the new path past the upper cable railway station, heading towards a water reservoir and finally up to the upper station of the Lift Glamp. This last bit from the Hut Conny to the Lift Glamp is about 1,8 km long.

All inclusive package (11.06.-08.10.2017)

Hike & E-Bike Week from € 455,--

Horse riding in Carinthia

The qualified staff of the Lesachvalley riding stables and horse farm offer horse riding in the midst of the unique mountain scenery of the Lesachvalley in the Carnic Alps and Lienz Dolomites. They’ll be happy to adapt the riding adventures to your personal abilities and wishes.

More about the Lesachvalley riding stables and horse farm in St. Lorenzen in the Lesachvalley

Rafting – kayaking – canyoning – canoeing in the Gail, Drau or Isel with Fit & Fun in East Tyrol

Rafting

The rivers Drau, Gail and Isel are perfect white waters for rafting in East Tyrol. As they offer many different levels of difficulty, rafting is an experience suitable for everybody!

Rafting Gail 
Rafting Drau 
Rafting Isel

Kayaking

Whether you're a beginner keen on engaging into a new adventure and taking an introductory course on the lake, or an advanced paddler excited to launch into the white water, the Gail offers sections with different difficulty degrees ranging from white water I to IV, thus providing perfect conditions for every ability level. For more advanced courses the Drau and Isel are to be preferred.

Kayaking on the lake – Kayaking in the Gail

Canyoning

Canyoning means travelling through unique canyon landscapes by walking, swimming or climbing. There's different tours ranging from introductory courses – well-suitable for families – to challenging day tours including more than twenty spots for abseiling as well as waterfalls.

In summer, part of the Vorderberg or Mauthner canyon is used for family- and youth-canyoning, offering this exciting experience to children from the age of 12.

Canyoning in Carinthia – East Tyrol


Canoeing – Canadian

Canoeing is not just a sport, it's most importantly about having fun and experiencing nature on the river or lake.

Canadian – Canoeing in the Gail
Canadian – Canoeing in the Drau

Golfing in East Tyrol

The Dolomites and golfing

The GC Dolomites Golf East Tyrol and its 27-hole championship course is located in Lavant at the foot of the breathtaking Lienz Dolomites, near the Sun City Lienz.

More about the golf club Dolomites Golf

Motorbike tours – Biking on the sunny side in East and South Tyrol

Motorbiking experiences between the Großglockner and the Dolomites

The Alps offer an enormous range of possibilities for bikers, especially in in the south of Austria between the Großglockner and the Dolomites. Our small village Obertilliach is the perfect starting point for motorbike enthusiasts wishing to explore magnificent panoramic roads:

  • Lesachvalley Dolomites loop
  • Pustertaler high altitude mountain road with a number of sights
  • Mountain roads to the Glocknervillage Kals
  • Mountain pass crossings like the Staller Saddle to South Tyrol
  • Dolomites streets around Cortina (Falzarego, Pordoi)
  • Großglockner high altitude mountain road
  • Street Nockalm in neighbouring Carinthia

Swimming in mountain lakes around Obertilliach

Cool water in the Alps...

Some mountain lakes can only be reached on foot due to their hidden location, whereas the ascent to others is facilitated by a cable car or even streets. As different as they may be – there's something all mountain lakes have in common: They provide refreshment away from all the bustle and bustle of modern life.


A few secret mountain lake tips around Obertilliach:

  • Lake Klapf
  • Lake Joch
  • Lake Mühlboden with a natural playground
  • Lakes Stucken