Those who go to the Malta Valley for their summer holidays are often looking for adventure. Here you can experience the pure and genuine. The nature of the valley takes you in the direction of an active holiday, unaffected and natural. With all sides and facets to be discovered.
Hiking in Carinthia
Wonderful hiking Maltatal
Real walkers have their standards. This makes us in the Maltatal all the more proud that many of them consider the region one of the most beautiful hiking areas in Austria. And this is no accident.
Countless well marked hiking trails await nature lovers in the Maltatal. Crystal-clear mountain lakes, a diverse flora and the wonderfully fresh mountain air. From family-friendly adventure hikes to challenging mountain tours, from panoramic high-altitude trails to instructive theme trails. And in between: a well-earned rest in one of the countless rustic huts.
Discover the most beautiful hikes in the Malta Valley and embark on a journey through its varied mountain world.
Cycling holiday in Carinthia
On the bike through the Maltatal
Whether you arrive for your cycling holiday in Carinthia by mountain bike, racing bike or e-bike, accompanied by little speedsters, or take a tour with like-minded cyclists – in the Maltatal all bikers will get their money’s worth.
Plan a beginners’ tour, the next ride with the whole family or a challenging day trip. Swing onto the model you have brought with you or rent a suitable bike on site. And experience the colourful world of the Maltatal in a driving way.
Tip: The cycle and leisure path R9B leads from Gmünd to the Malta toll station, mostly along the Malta River. This makes it one of the most beautiful cycle paths in Carinthia.
Bike rental in the region:
E-bikes for adults, mountain bikes and children’s bikes
Please register the day before. Payment on site in cash. Please bring your photo identification.
Bicycles for groups on request.
Online Papin bike rental at https://kaernten.papinsport.at/
High up in the Maltatal
Climbing adventures for the whole family
Those who holiday in the Maltatal appreciate the variety. And as far as climbing is concerned, there is no shortage of variety. From taster climbing for the first experiences on the wall to via ferrata for advanced climbers – the climbing valley Malta leaves nothing to chance here.
With four climbing gardens, some single rocks with climbing routes from the fifth to the tenth degree of difficulty and the famous climbing garden “Kreuzwand” with routes up to 60 meters high, you are sure to have an unforgettable climbing holiday here.
Tip: A special climbing adventure awaits you directly at Carinthia’s highest waterfall. The sport via ferrata Fallbach offers deep views that you will not forget so quickly.
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Canyoning in the Maltatal
Leisure tip for adventurers
Getting even closer to the unique natural world of the so-called “valley of falling waters”. This works best with canyoning. On request with the whole family and for beginners as well as for advanced canyoners.
Under the care of trained guides you will go through the impressive water world. Past waterfalls and pools and through wild and romantic gorges. A spectacle that not only provides a lot of fun but also a certain thrill.
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Fishing in the Maltatal
An experience for the whole family
A clear mountain stream here, a turquoise mountain lake there. Whoever travels to Carinthia should not leave their fishing equipment at home. Because in the water-rich Maltatal valley there are many opportunities to enjoy this much-loved hobby. Carinthia’s waters are also home to 57 species of fish, one lamprey, six crayfish and four large clams. So what are you waiting for? Explore the fishable side of the Maltatal.
Archery in the Maltatal
Action and nature on the 3D bow course
For a holiday with your family you need a certain amount of action? Of course, the Maltatal also provides for that. As always, it’s out in the fresh air. And into the adventurous archery course. Where big and small Robbin Hood can let off steam by “hunting” 3D animals until their adrenaline needs are satisfied.
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Running & Nordic Walking
Running & Nordic Walking in the Maltatal
Main thing active
It’s no secret: in the Maltatal everything revolves around being active. It is up to each individual to decide how they prefer to be active. The choices are, as you can see, limitless.
Those who like to get their energy up while running or Nordic Walking will find the most varied routes in the Maltatal. You should bring good shoes and – if you like – a pair of poles. Then nothing stands in the way of a sporting excursion into the nature of the Maltatal.