Winter hiking in Damüls

On your way through silence

Impressive, majestic and wide: the mountain world around your 4-star hotel in Damüls offers 50 kilometres of diverse winter hiking paths on the Damüls mountains, through the Bregenz Forest and the Große Walsertal biosphere reserve. Enjoy the views over the Mittagsspitze, the Hohe Licht and other well-known peaks around Damüls.

Romantic for couples, panoramic, with children or alone, uphill or straight: in Damüls every hiker will find the perfect winter hiking tour.

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Damüls winter hiking paradise

Embedded between two winter wonderlands: the Bregenz Forest on one side and the Große Walsertal biosphere reserve on the other – Damüls offers everything a winter hiker's heart desires:

  • Panoramic and diverse hiking trails for every walker
  • Daily guided winter hikes with the experienced BERGaktiv hiking guides who know the area like the back of their hand
  • Various inns and lots of snow 

Hiking paths near Damüls

  • The cuddle path
    Start at the Zum Glöckle inn and hike to the Alpe Unterdamüls, from there walk uphill to the Jägerstüble. This winter hike will take about 2 hours and is 5 kilometres long. The first two kilometres of the path are floodlit as soon as it gets dark which makes for a great evening hike – small huts along the way invite you to lovely breaks.
  • The Big Tour
    Walk along the cuddle path and continue your hike from the Jägerstüble past the Stofel to the parking area in Oberdamüls. Along the way you will come across the Gasthof Sonnenheim inn and the Hotel Alpenstern. This hike is 6.5 kilometres long and takes about 3 hours through the snow-covered alpine landscape.
  • Around Kirchdorf
    Start your day of hiking at the fire station in Damüls. Walk past the sports grounds and through a small forest to the Fuchsloch. From there continue towards the Oberdamüls chair lift valley station and via the Kreuzbühel to Kirchdorf. This tour takes around an hour and is 2 kilometres long.
  • Uga circular walk
    Your hike starts at the Uga valley station and leads you past the Hotel Alpenblume to the parking area in Sunnegg and back. For this 3 kilometres long tour you will need about an hour.
  • Waldweg Hölderle
    This hike also starts at the Uga lift valley station and leads past the Hotel Alpenblume to the “Höderle” hut. It is an easy hike over 1.5 kilometres that will take about 45 minutes.
  • Höhenweg Stofel – the high alpine walk
    Take a hike along the Stofel high alpine cross-country ski trail from and to the Gasthof Zimba where you can take a lovely break. This circular walk is 5 kilometres long and will take you through the snowy high alpine landscapes around the Stofel for about 1.5 hours.

Guide winter hikes

Every day the experienced BERGaktiv mountain and hiking guides take you on the most beautiful winter hikes through the Damüls mountain world. Every mountain guide has a long hiking experience and they all were born and raised in Damüls or the Große Walsertal biosphere reserve – there is no better company than a local mountain guide.

Perfect hotel for mountain lovers

The location of the 4-star Madlener Mountain Hotel, the perfect starting point for your winter hikes, is just unbeatable. The hotel team will gladly tell you more about the diverse hiking opportunities and offers in and around Damüls. The free local bus will take you to any tour starting point. Make a reservation or send us your non binding enquiry for your room at the cosy hiking hotel in the middle of the Vorarlberg mountain peaks and soon you will enjoy the peace and silence in the Damüls natural environment. 

Good to know!

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Vorarlberg in winter


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