The high valley of the Kitzbühel Alps

Eventful holidays in the nature paradise Tyrol, Austria

The Wildschönau in Tyrol with its four villages of Niederau, Oberau, Auffach and Thierbach is worth a visit all year round. The region is characterized by numerous mountain farms, all of which are still in operation today and allow guests to immerse themselves in a decelerating and gentle environment.

Experience Wildschönau regionality during your vacation and discover countless cheese dairies, distilleries and much more.

Excursions for your vacation in Austria

Discover the variety of excursion destinations in the magical region around Niederau and Oberau. Whether you are traveling as a family, appreciate art and culture or simply want to enjoy nature – you will find an impressive selection here:

  • Drachental Family Park Wildschönau: The Drachental Family Park in the Wildschönau takes visitors of all ages into a fairytale world full of adventure and magical experiences – all year round.
  • Mountain lake with art sculptures: An idyllic mountain lake at the Mittermoosen Alm, surrounded by 30 artistic sculptures, offers a picturesque backdrop for a relaxing walk and a magnificent view of the Kitzbühel Alps.
  • Wildschönau outdoor pool: Enjoy refreshing moments in the outdoor pool and take in the view of the surrounding mountain landscape.
  • Tandem flights with the Wildschönau flying school: Experience breathtaking tandem flights from the Markbachjoch with spectacular views of the region’s mountain landscape.
  • Kundler Klamm/Kundl Gorge: Hike through the impressive Kundl Gorge and be enchanted by the gorge and waterfalls. The hike is barrier-free.
  • Mountain Farmers’ Museum z’Bach: Learn more about the traditional life of mountain farmers in the Kitzbühel Alps and experience the history of the region up close.
  • Tyrolean Wood Museum: Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of woodworking and discover the history of Tyrolean wood processing.
  • Thierbach show mine: Explore the underground world of a historic mine and immerse yourself in the mining history of the region.
  • Schönangeralm show dairy: Visit a traditional show dairy and learn all about the production of delicious Tyrolean cheese.
  • Foisching wildlife enclosure: Observe native animal species in a natural wildlife enclosure and experience the animal world up close.
  • Discover the 3 certified “No Limits Paths”: Franziskusweg, Kundler Klamm/Kundl Gorge and Auenweg Niederau.
  • The Schatzbergbahn ensures barrier-free cabin access at platform level. Barrier-free WCs are available at the valley and mountain stations.

Experience unforgettable moments during your vacation in the Wildschönau and be inspired by the variety of these excursion destinations in Tyrol.

Explore the region by public transport

Simply leave the car behind on vacation and still experience and discover a lot – that’s no problem in the Wildschönau. The region offers a wide range of options, from buses and trains to trains, to reach the mountains in comfort and explore the numerous hiking and cycling trails.

  • Regional bus 770/4064 between Wörgl – Niederau – Oberau – Auffach
  • Nearest bus stop: Markbachjochbahn
  • Operates all year round at hourly intervals: Timetables & prices
  • Connection to and from Thierbach, Schatzbergbahn and Schönangeralm
  • Operates from May to October: Timetables & prices
  • Niederau – Oberau – Roggenboden – Auffach – Thierbach
  • Ski buses run regularly between the ski areas in the Wildschönau during the winter season. Use is free on presentation of a valid Wildschönau Card or ski pass.
  • Timetables for main and secondary lines
  • Departure opposite the Hotel Fäbelwirt in Mühltal
  • Ride to the Kundl Gorge & the most beautiful places in the Tyrolean mountain landscape
  • Operates from May to October: Operating times & prices
  • Connection between Auffach and Schatzberg
  • Barrier-free: The Schatzberg cable car offers a maximum wheelchair width of 80 cm, allows extra length as required and guarantees barrier-free cabin access at platform level. Barrier-free WCs are available at the valley and mountain stations, while a passenger elevator is available at the valley station and a ramp at the mountain station.
  • In operation from May to October: Operating times & prices

Note: The Wildschönau Card is valid within the Wildschönau for the Schatzberg cable car and the Markbachjoch cable car as well as for the hiking bus, the regional bus and the ski bus. The Wildschönau Card is not valid for journeys on the Postbus from Niederau to Wörgl.

Enjoy many benefits on vacation with the Wildschönau Card

The Wildschönau Card is an additional highlight for your stay in the “Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau” mountain region. With the Wildschönau Card Winter, you can enjoy free or discounted winter benefits during your vacation, including free ski buses, discounts on lift tickets and free entry or discounts at swimming pools and other leisure facilities. The card also offers discounts on various winter activities such as tobogganing, snowshoeing and horse-drawn sleigh rides. The Wildschönau Card Summer includes guided hikes, guided e-bike tours, admission to the outdoor pool and more and grants a 10% discount on the summer mountain lifts in Alpbachtal. Benefit from the numerous advantages and explore the beautiful region in Austria. The Wildschönau Card is available from the first night and is included in the price of your stay.

Spring, summer and fall

From alpine hiking, biking, climbing, paragliding and horse riding to leisurely hikes from one mountain pasture to the next and family fun on the Alpine Coaster – the Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau mountain region has the right summer vacation experience for everyone in Tyrol. The unique nature and the gentle mountain world offer plenty of variety for young and old on vacation – for relaxation or sporting activities.


Ski in – ski out: The Markbachjoch ski slope is located directly in front of the Alpine Collection Wildschönau. Whether skiing, snowboarding, ski touring, snow hiking or tobogganing – sports enthusiasts get their money’s worth here. With 113 kilometers of pistes and 45 lifts, the “Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau” is one of the TOP 10 regions in Tyrol – winter fun and mountain hut fun are pre-programmed. The neighboring “SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental” also provides variety.

Culinary delights in the Wildschönau

Enjoying local delicacies is simply part of a vacation. Discover the diverse culinary world of the Wildschönau, which offers a wide range of restaurants to suit every taste. Whether you need some refreshment after an eventful tour or simply want to enjoy the local cuisine, here are some recommendations for places to stop off nearby:

  • Bichlwirt: enjoy traditional Tyrolean cuisine in a cozy atmosphere.
  • Cafe Bar Haltestelle: Perfect for a relaxing break with coffee and homemade treats.
  • Farmerie – with heart and soul: In addition to its sales, the store also offers breakfast or lunch snacks consisting of regional products.
  • Jausenstation Schrofen: Here you can get a hearty snack and small dishes during your tour, weekly home cooking according to the notice board.
  • Pizzeria Ferrari: If you fancy fine starters, a large selection of pizzas and typical Italian desserts, this is the place to go.
  • Restaurant Tennladen: The restaurant offers a selection of traditional Tyrolean dishes as well as delicacies from the hosts’ native Styria.
  • Glennie’s Resto & Cafe: The restaurant offers Dutch and international specialties.
  • Jausenstation Foisching: Look forward to cozy parlors and a spacious sun terrace with a wonderful view. Stilt and ribs are available to order in advance, and house music is played on request or by prior arrangement.
  • Möslalm: The Alm offers a small but fine selection of traditional hot and cold dishes. From the cozy sun terrace you can enjoy a beautiful view of the valley.
  • Mittermoosenalm: In the Alm you can enjoy small dishes and rural produce such as goat’s cheese. There is an enclosure with small animals for younger guests.
  • Hexenhäusl: A mixture of international and local delicacies awaits you here. The restaurant has a terrace that offers breathtaking views of the Kitzbühel Alps in Tyrol
  • Thalmühle: Here you will be spoiled with traditional Tyrolean cuisine and “Wildschönau delicacies”.
  • Hotel restaurants: Explore the culinary offerings in the various hotel restaurants in the region.

Here you will find an overview of the restaurants in the Wildschönau in Tyrol. Immerse yourself in the variety of flavors of the region and let yourself be pampered by the warm hospitality of these restaurants, cafés, snack stations, huts and inns. We wish you a wonderful meal!

Wildschönau Logo.
Galtenberg Family & Wellness Resort-Logo
Hotel Pirchnerhof.
Skijuwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau.