Staying the night at a hut high in the mountains is an adventure in its own right. A multi-day hike from hut to hut is the best way to truly experience the majesty of the Alps at first hand. Here is our guide to the best weekend adventures for walkers, climbers and mountaineers.
Multi-day hikes offer a unique opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and back to nature. Clean air, magnificent views and plenty of time give visitors the chance to reflect on what is truly important. In just three days, walkers can explore the Karwendel Mountains, the Stubai Alps, the Wilder Kaiser Mountains or sections of the the Lechtal Alps. Those in search of spectacular scenery should head to East Tirol and the Großglockner, Austria's highest mountain. Fit walkers, hikers and climbers can conquer several mountains in the space of just a few days. Last but not least, alpine aficionados with a head for heights can choose a route with climbing elements for the ultimate adventure. All the hikes recommended include overnight stays at huts in the mountains.