This varied hike takes you through the beautiful natural and cultural landscape of the Tannberg hiking region.
9,0 km
A family-friendly hike with ascent to the Gaisbühelalpe and Auenfeldsattel to the lower Auenfeldalpe. Along it goes through the beautiful meadow field until you can enjoy the view over the deep blue Körbersee. After a refreshing refreshment at the Hotel Körbersee, you go downhill along the Körbersee to the Kalbelesee lake from where you can take the bus back to Oberlech.


Difficulty moderate
Highest point 1792 m
Lowest point 1631 m
Best time of year
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140 Alpine Emergencies Austria-wide

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112 Eruo emergency call (works with any mobile phone/network)

Turn-by-turn directions

Take the hiking bus towards Oberlech directly from the hike starting point at the post office. Get off at the last stop ”Schlössle”. Follow the road going uphill. Soon a paved back road branches of to the right. Follow the road until you get to the (1) view point ”Tannegg” incl. barbecue site. From here, a good path on your right takes you downhill to the far side of the Tobel River. Now youtake the wooden bridge to the other side and then ascend steadily to the (2) Gaisbühelalpe. Across colourful mountain pastures with extensive (3) chive fields, you ascend leisurely to the Auenfeld saddle. Here, turn left onto the wide alpine path and walk to the (4) Untere Auenfeldalpe. Continue along the alpine path to your left, following the stream through the Auenfeld out of the valley until you see a small path branching off to your right leading towards Körbersee Lake. Follow this path uphill and soon you will enjoy the beautiful view of the (5) Körbersee Lake. The path now follows the slope of the hill down to the shore of the lake. Continue along the shore until you reach (6) Hotel Körbersee. Keep going, following a distinctly wider alpine path until you reach the (7) Kalbelesee Lake. Now you are just a few metres, following the main road keeping right, from the bus stop. The hiking bus will take you back to the starting point.Route A: Instead of following the narrow path towards Körbersee Lake, stay on the wide alpine path that leads you directly to the (8) ”Alpine museum on the Tannberg” and to the Batzenalpe. After visiting the museum and, if you like, taking some refreshments at the Batzenalpe, follow the alpine path uphill keeping right. The path will lead you directly to the Hotel Körbersee. From here, continue to the final point of this hike along the route described above.

Public transport

By train to Langen am Arlberg station or St. Anton am Arlberg. From there, buses (No. 750+760) run regularly to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

Getting there

From Germany: Take the A96 motorway to Bregenz from there on the A14 motorway to Bludenz, continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 up to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198 through Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

From Switzerland: Via the A13 motorway and the Feldkirch, Hohenems or Lustenau border crossing on the A14 motorway to Bludenz. Continue on the S16 until exit Lech Zürs am Arlberg. Follow the B197 up to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198 through Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

From Austria: Via the Inntalautobahn A12 and then via the S16 to the exit St. Anton am Arlberg (Arlberg Pass). Follow the B197 first through St. Anton, then through St. Christoph and over the Arlbergpass to Alpe Rauz. Turn right here onto the B198, drive through Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.


You can either park your vehicle directly at your host or park it in the underground garage in Anger. The underground car park is located directly in the centre of town opposite Raiffeisenbank Lech. Opening hours 07:00 - 20:00 o' clock.


Good footwear (ankle high, profile sole), rain protection, Lech Card and bus timetable.