Hiking around Pichlarn

The Summit of Enjoyment

3 regions. Endless hiking pleasure.

Embrace relaxation step by step. Surrounded by pristine nature. Notice how your thoughts come to rest. There are wonderful hiking and trekking trails all around the IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn! The three most beautiful regions of Styria also have challenging tours and fixed-rope routes in store for you.

The Styrian Ennstal lures with its varied nature right on the doorstep of your 5-star resort. The Planneralm, for example, is ideal for a (half) day trip. The dark blue Plannersee at almost 1,800 metres above sea level is a popular place for swimming in summer. The municipality of Donnersbach is known for its eponymous gorge. The Donnersbachklamm nestles picturesquely in the northern slopes of the Rottenmanner and Wölzer Tauern in the Ennstal. A walk through the wild gorge is an experience that you will never forget.


With a total of 500 km of hiking paths in the region.


With 3,000 hiking routes of various lengths and numerous via ferratas.


With numerous via ferrata
and 79 hiking tours of various lenghts

Ennstal, Schladming-Dachstein or Ausseerland?

Spending your holiday at the IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn, you will also benefit from its proximity to the Gesäuse National Park in the Schladming-Dachstein region and the world-famous Ausseerland in the Styrian Salzkammergut. There are over 3,000 different hiking tours and fixed-rope routes to explore, offering numerous possibilities both for beginners and for more experienced mountaineers.

Pleasure hikes over hill and dale, experiencing the joy of reaching the summit, roaming through adventurous gorges and marvelling at the unique beauty of nature. Welcome to hiking happiness!

Comfortable hiking
directly at IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn

Wandern beim IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn

Photo: Tanya Shami

The Pichlarner way

A leisurely circular walk to and from the castle. You stroll leisurely along the golf course, hear the wind rustling in the nearby woods and enjoy the scenery. Can be walked all year round.

Lenght: 5.2 km
Duration: 1.5 h

Puerglitz Runde

Photo: Tanya Shami

Pürglitz hiking trail

The idyllic hike leads through the village of Irdning, fragrant meadows and beautiful forests.

Lenght: 8.9 km
Duration: 2.00 h

Breath-taking views
& new perspectives

Photo: TV Gröbmingerland

Friedenskircherl- most beautiful place in Austria 2022

Length: 2.37 km
Duration: 1:07 h
Ascent: 257 m
Descent: 50 m

Distance from the castle: 35 minutes by car to the parking lot at Steinerhaus (Stoderzinken)

Foto: Christoph Lukas

Hike to the Grimminghütte and the Tressenstein

Length: 7.85 km
Duration: 3:00 h
Ascent: 525 m
Descent: 525 m

Distance from the castle: 8 minutes by car to the parking lot at Schloss Trautenfels

Foto: TVB Ausseerland-Salzkammergut, Tom Lamm

6-lake hike on the Tauplitzalm

Length: 16.03 km
Duration: 5:00 h
Ascent: 493 m
Descent:488 m

Distance from the castle: 36 minutes by car to the parking lot at Schloss Trautenfels

Photo: Armin Walcher

Circular hike through the Donnersbachklamm

Length: 5.43 km
Duration: 2:15 h
Ascent: 212 m
Descent: 212 m

Distance from the castle: 10 minutes by car to the parking lot at Gasthof Leitner

Photo: Schladming-Dachstein, Herbert Raffalt

5-hut path on the Dachstein glacier

Length: 14.50 km
Duration: 4:00 h
Ascent: 933 m
Descent: 933 m

Distance from the castle: 49 minutes by car to the parking lot at Gasthof Edelbrunn

Photo: Schladming-Dachstein, Herbert Raffalt

Circular hike-Ursprungalm

Length: 1.45 km
Duration: 0:33 h
Ascent: 30 m
Descent: 30 m

Distance from the castle: 34 minutes by car to the parking lot at Planet Planai (Schladming), from there with the buses of the Planai-Hochwurzen-Bahnen to the Ursprungalm