Mountain experiences off the slopes in Silvretta Montafon

Fun in the snow without skis or a snowboard

Snow-capped trees, crystallised snow on conifers and icicles hanging from wooden rooftops and signposts. Winter outdoor experiences in Silvretta Montafon are not just impressive and tons of fun when on the slopes. Hiking, tobogganing or spending the night in an igloo: There are plenty of options to make winter even more adventurous.

Let’s go – time to discover and experience the Montafon away from the slopes! 

Winter hiking in Silvretta Montafon

Metres deep snow as far as the eye can see. Sunshine that turns the white snowy landscape into a glistening winter wonderland. A silence that instantly makes you relax and take a deep breath. Winter hiking in Silvretta Montafon is beyond enjoyable. Just put on your hiking or winter boots and you’re all set to leave your tracks in the snow.

Gantakopf, Älpli, Grasjoch or Vier Barga: A total of four beautiful winter hiking trails lead through the breathtaking mountain landscape of the Montafon. Immerse yourself in this white winter world and become one with nature!

Four tour tips at a glance:

Vier Barga hike 

This loop hike leads you from the Versettla cable car mountain station to the Vier Barga scenic viewpoint on a signposted trail. The tour will take you approximately an hour, and it lets you experience the mountain world of Silvretta Montafon up close and from its most beautiful side. 

Facts and figures: 

  • Difficulty: easy 
  • Duration: 1 hour 
  • Elevation gain: 87 metres 

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Gantakopf panorama route

Breathtaking scenic views of the surrounding mountain panorama on your way towards the Gantakopf are bound to leave you in awe. From the Versettla mountain station, the trail leads you directly to the Gantakopf and back. That’s winter hiking pleasure at its best for lovers of nature! 

Tip for your break – Nova Stoba: At 2,010 metres above sea level, you’ll find the biggest mountain restaurant in Silvretta Montafon. Alongside charming rustic hut flair, you can look forward to an extensive selection of fine wines at the VINNOVA. Stop by and enjoy! 

Facts and figures: 

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Duration: 1 hour 
  • Elevation gain: 72 metres 

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Älpli hike 

Off we go … towards the Älpli! The starting point of this picturesque winter hike is at Valisera cable car mountain station, and it leads you back the same way. One breathtaking summit after another, you’re constantly surrounded by the impressive mountain panorama of the westernmost federal state of Austria … 

Facts and figures: 

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Duration: 1 hour 
  • Elevation gain: 109 metres 

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Hiking tour to Grasjoch in winter

A small but beautiful little loop where every winter hiker gets to enjoy the fascinating mountain world of Silvretta Montafon. It starts at the Grasjoch mountain station located right next to Grasjoch Hütte. And it's perfect for parents who want to bring their ambitious little winter hikers. 

Facts and figures: 

  • Difficulty: easy
  • Duration: 0.5 hour 
  • Elevation gain: 65 metres 

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Top tip: Get the Pedestrian Ticket or the Sun Pass for your perfect winter hike in Silvretta Montafon! 

Winter fun away from the slopes

Tobogganing and memorable mountain experiences 

Take a set of runners, add a splash of speed and top it all off with a heaping scoop of laughter. Et voilà: What you get is a picture-book tobogganing experience. In Silvretta Montafon, fans of the speedy winter activity can look forward to a natural toboggan run as well as a night-time run. 

Or how about spending the night in an igloo under starlit skies? An adventurous ride with a snowcat, or a mountain breakfast at sunrise? All these activities are listed among the many mountain experiences in Silvretta Montafon. 

And one thing’s for sure: What you get to bring home from your holidays is plenty of unforgettable memories of lots of fun and excitement! 

Culinary joys and cultural highlights in Silvretta Montafon

There’s something all eleven mountain restaurants in Silvretta Montafon have in common: their attitude towards regionality and sustainability. Products from Vorarlberg, from local farmers and made by local producers – that’s what ends up on your plate at the huts and restaurants. 

You’d like to find out more about our culinary offers? You’re only one click away!  

Did you know there’s one event highlight after another happening in Silvretta Montafon? No? Then it’s about time! From the Open Faces freeride contest to the big season closing event with star guests like “Revolverheld”, there’s something for everyone!