Holiday Highlights
For an unforgettable holiday in Kiens/Chienes
Summit cross on the Putzenhöhe in spring
Schöneck Castle under a blue sky | © Georg Tappeiner
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Holiday highlights

Hiker in the middle of nature | © HERBmedia vGmbH
Cultural Highlights in Kiens/Chienes

Kiens-Chienes is the perfect starting point for excursions into nature. Highlights include themed hiking trails such as the Culture Hike, the Butterfly Trail and the Roman Trail with a series of informative texts and illustrations.


Schöneck Castle gives visitors the chance to take a journey back in time to the 12th and 13th centuries at the mighty residence which, like Ehrenburg Castle, has painted ceilings and elaborate frescoes illustrating scenes from its history.

The castle Schöneck and the castle Ehrenburg-Casteldarne can be viewed only from the outside.

Further highlights in Kiens-Chienes include the many churches with fascinating details:


Groundhogs on the Groundhog Trail | © Paul Seeber
Family hike
Hiking with marmots

Meet Merlin the Marmot and find out what life in the mountains is like for our furry friend and his family.


Hiking time: approx. 1 hour

Approx. 670 m of difference in altitude

A fun hike for the whole family

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3 Hikers along the path to Putzenhöhe in summer | © Franz Gerdl
On the marmot trail to Grünbachsee lake and panorama peak
Hiking trail to the Putzenhöhe

Enjoyable mountain hike past the idyllically situated mountain lake to the summit panorama Putzenhöhe, 2,441 m with views of the Zillertal Alps, Rieserfernergruppe/Hohe Tauern, Dolomites and Ortler Group.

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