impressive views

Summer cable cars in the Wildschönau


Start your walking holiday in comfort – it’s never been this easy!
Take the summer cable cars to the mountain tops and enjoy wonderful views of the Kitzbühel Alps. Add a touch of peace and relaxation to an otherwise action packed holiday
Good to know: In the Tirolean high valley there are two cable cars to transport you effortlessly to the mountain tops: The Schatzberg and Markbachjoch cable cars.
Find out what the two cable cars have to offer, where you can best get on and what you can see from the top of the local mountains at the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps.
Some advice before you go: The summer cable cars in the Wildschönau are included in the Wildschönau Card for normal operating hours. Collect your valid card when you check in at your accommodation and make the most of this great offer.

Markbachjoch cable car in Niederau until 20.10.

From the centre of Niederau to the Markbachjoch mountain in no time with the help of the summer cable car! The Markbachjoch cable car offers magnificent panoramic views for just a few minutes‘ trip. How you spend your time in the mountains on the picturesque Markbachjoch is, of course, up to you - but we wouldn't want to deprive you of one highlight.
Our tip for unforgettable holiday moments: The sculpture park around the mountain lake at Markbachjoch mountain is a real eye-catcher and ideal for exceptional holiday snapshots. Right next door is the rustic Mittermoosenalm, where guests can enjoy a delicious meal.

Schatzberg cable car in Auffach until 06.10.

Hop on the Schatzberg cable car right in the centre of Auffach and head up to the Schatzberg mountain: A not to be missed experience for all outdoor lovers. Because once at the top, you can pursue numerous activities to your heart's content while enjoying the magnificent views of the surrounding mountains.
Outdoor highlights on the Schatzberg? Definitely the Schatzberg circular hiking trail. On this family walk, hikers of all ages conquer the picturesque mountain world and enjoy fantastic views of the neighbouring Alpbachtal. That’s nature enjoyment at its best.

Markbachjochbahn open from 06. May, Schatzbergbahn from 08. June 2023

Status Name Type
Markbachjochbahn M1
Schatzbergbahn I S1
Schatzbergbahn II S2

Final stop: Hiking, biking & paragliding

Activities & highlights in the Tirolean Mountains

Our summer mountain cable cars will reliably take you up the mountain. We have a few ideas for unforgettable activities when you get up there...

Whether Schatzberg or Markbachjoch - both mountains invite you to extraordinary hiking adventures. Both families and mountain hikers will find the ideal starting points for hiking experiences at the mountain stations. Especially the family paths and playgrounds will delight families.

Culinary delights are provided at the huts at the mountain stations. The Markbachjoch is also one of the hottest areas for paragliders.

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Mountain biking

It’s the ultimate luxury: Take your bike with you into the cable cars and straight to the mountain tops: The ascent with the cable car offers bikers the highest level of comfort - both on the Schatzberg and on the Markbachjoch mountains. Get up the mountain comfortably and start cycling! The start of a beautiful biking adventure.

Included in the Wildschönau Card

The Wildschönau Card offers great holiday advantages. Many great inclusive services such as the guided summer hikes are automatically included in the card.

Prices and opening times

You'd like to take a leisurely gondola ride in the Tirolean mountains? Then finalise the planning of your day trip right away! We have summarised all the details on the current rates and opening hours of the Markbachjochbahn and Schatzbergbahn summer mountain railways for you. So you are in the right place at the right time ...