Tannheimer Tal: Europe’s most beautiful high mountain valley is perfect for climbing!

Tannheimer Tal („Tannheim Valley“) is located in the North of Tirol and is known for its beautiful peaks such as Gimpel, Hochwiesler and Rote Flüh. This area is home to routes of all difficulties and beautiful via ferratas. Tannheimer Tal offers several sport climbing routes, multi pitches, two waterfalls for ice climbing and a high rope garden. The 200m high Southern walls were established around 1900. Although most of these old routes are well maintained, there are many alpine routes in Tannheimer Tal.

Tannheimer Tal, Europe’s most beautiful high valley, is midst the Allgäu Alps and offers a breathtaking scenery, possibilities for sport, culinary specialities and tradition. The region is characterised by its little authentic villages, crystal clear mountain lakes, beautiful hiking trails and diverse mountain bike routes.

In winter, Tannheimer Tal offers six skiing areas, superb cross country ski stracks and hiking trails through the whole valley, excellent hotels and premium events such as the international  Balloon Festival or the Cross Country Ski Marathon. The six villages Nesselwängle-Haller, Grän-Haldensee, Tannheim, Zöblen, Schattwald and Jungholz welcome their guests all year round!

5 tips in Tannheimer Tal:


  • The most popular hotel in Tannheimer Tal is „Liebe Rot Füh“. The hotel spa is a perfect location to relax after climbing.
  • The Haldensee in Tannheim Valley has natural water safe enough to drink. What is better than jumping into the cold water after climbing?
  • An alternative to climbing is the adventure hike “9erlebnisweg” – recommended for the whole family in every weather condition! Starting at the Neunerköpfle cable car station in Tannheim. 11 stations inform you about the diversity of the nature, mountains and local animals. Write your name in the biggest summit log book of the Alps!
  • The sunny Gimpel House is an ideal starting point for going climbing and hiking.
  • The Vilsalpsee is a dark blue lake in a natural reserve midst the mountains. The hike around this beautiful lake is very easy and therefore even recommended for families with babies and on rainy days. Starting point for this trip is Tannheim.


Weather beauty: 30%
Weather Border: 3500m


Weather beauty: 40%
Weather Border: 3400m


Weather beauty: 70%
Weather Border: 3500m


Weather beauty: 10%
Weather Border: 2200m
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