Valley path "Talweg Matrei"

The family-friendly hike in the valley

The valley trail in Matrei in Osttirol is a family-friendly hike, which you can either do in one go or in individual stages. You can complete the almost 15 kilometre route in approx. 4h30min. The starting point is Rauterplatz in the centre of Matrei i. O. 

Travelling by public transport? No problem, the Korberplatz bus stop is just a 5-minute walk from Rauterplatz. There are also several bus stops along the way if you run out of breath. 15 information boards with pictures tell exciting stories from the past, such as the fact that Matrei was buried more than 30 times by what was once Austria's most dangerous torrent.


Lotti the sheep accompanies little hikers along the trail and rewards you - after solving the riddle - with a little surprise, which you can pick up at the Matrei i. O. tourist information centre. The information pillars show you historical photos of the Tauern community and tell you exciting stories from days gone by.

An easy, varied hike with many interesting stops awaits you - discover the valley trail, discover Matrei i. O.!

Talweg Matrei i. O.

starting point:
destination point:
highest point:
1150 m
total walking time
4:15 h
15 km
altitude meters uphill
400 hm

Highlights on the Talweg Matrei trail

Informative stele
Informative stele
unique views
unique views
majestic Weißenstein Castle
majestic Weißenstein Castle
Enchanted gnome village
Enchanted gnome village
rushing Tauernbach
rushing Tauernbach
Refreshing forest air
Refreshing forest air
Fresh mountain water
Fresh mountain water
Refreshment stops along the Talweg Matrei trail
Rauter Stube
À la carte Restaurant Rauter Stube

Excellent cuisine has been a tradition at Rauter for decades. What do we serve? Nature dictates it. Seasonally varying delicacies, from East Tyrolean classicsto regional delicacies from the gourmet regions of Europe.

Alte Mühle Matrei
Alte Mühle

From classically succulent Tyrolean cheese patties to oven-fresh roast pork, the kitchen also offers seasonal specialties. The proximity to Italy is reflected in the way the dishes are prepared. Alpine-Mediterranean cuisine with its finger on the pulse.

Bäckerei Patterer
Bäckerei & Cafè Patterer

The traditional Patterer bakery in the heart of Matrei has always been known for baked goods of the highest quality. But cakes and tarts from the Patterer bakery are also always something very special

Grillteller Edenalm

Your cozy restaurant right next to the Edengarten campsite. We will spoil you with Tyrolean cuisine and pizza.

Grillolm Matrei

Traditional Tyrolean cuisine combined with cordial service await you at the Grillolm.

Bauernstube im Hotel Gasthof Hinteregger
Hotel Gasthof Hinteregger

Honest traditional Tyrolean cuisine - delicacies made from home-grown and regional products. The vegetables and herbs come from our own garden, cabbage and potatoes from the field, most of the meat from our own farm. Even the bread is always freshly baked.

Hotel Goldried - Hirschenstube

With the Hirschenstube in traditional Tyrolean style, we offer external guests the opportunity to get to know our cuisine. The focus is on classic Austrian cuisine, which can also be interpreted in a modern way.

Hotelrestaurant Outside
Hotel restaurant Outside

The hotel restaurant surprises its guests with innovative, Alpine cuisine. For the preparation, the focus is therefore on food that is available regionally and seasonally. Ideally, they are organically grown and come from the immediate vicinity.

Imbiss Matrei
Imbiss Matrei

Kebabs, chips and small snacks at fair prices. You can enjoy the snacks in the glass extension.

Metzgerei Mühlstätter
Metzgerei Mühlstätter & Imbiss Centro

Your lunch with daily freshly prepared dishes and menus - also to take away. In addition to homemade meat specialties, you will also find regional products.

Pizzerei Kuckuck
Pizzerei Kuckuck

Pizza & Pasta: Original wood-fired pizza. We offer the original wood-fired pizza - only in the wood-fired oven does the pizza turn out the way it should be - crispy, thin base with a light browning. We attach great importance to the quality and origin of our ingredients.

Cafè Talmarkt Matrei
Talmarkt Cafè

Homemade cakes and pastries can be enjoyed alongside small snacks either in the modern café or on the sun terrace in the center of Matrei.

Current webcams Matrei in Osttirol

Das Herz des Nationalparks Hohe Tauern heißt Matrei i. O.. Hier treffen klare Bäche, saftige Almwiesen und steile Felswände auf zahlreiche historische Bauwerke. Mit dem Großglockner Resort Kals/Matrei und zahlreichen Wanderungen bietet sich der wunderschöne Ort Sommer wie Winter zum Urlauben an. In urigen Hütten, gemütlichen Bauernhöfen und weiteren Unterkünften lässt sich Matrei i. O. am besten erleben.

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