Rattenberg am Inn, Tirol, Austria

Rattenberg am Inn, Tirol Location

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Rattenberg is a town in the Tirol (Tyrol) region of Austria and lies on the south bank of the Inn river near the start of the Alpbach valley (Alpbachtal). The ajoining village is Radfeld. Rattenberg is part of the Alpbachtal & Tiroler Seenland in the Kitzbüheler Alpen, north east of Innsbruck and to the east of the Zillertal and Mayrhofen. There are several villages here; where the Alpbach river joins the Inn river, is Brixlegg, then down the Alpbach valley is Reith Im Alpbachtal, Alpbach and Inneralpbach. On the north side of the Inn is Kramsach.  There are banks with ATM machines.

Walking / Hiking in Rattenberg

There are about 900 km in the Alpbachtal & Tiroler Seenland (Alpbach, Brandenberg, Breitenbach, Brixlegg, Kramsach, Kundl, Münster, Rattenberg, Radfeld, Reith im Alpbachtal). From Rattenberg you can walk along the Alpbachtal to Reith and Alpbach.  You can walk to Kramsach on the north bank of the Inn and around the Krummsee and Reintalersee lakes. A good map to use is Mayr 428.

The Tourist Office may offer some free led walks

Skiing in the Rattenberg area

The nearest skiing area is in Alpbach on the Hornboden on the west side of the valley (south-west) from Alpbach village. There is a ski bus that goes to the valley station of the Wiedersbergerhornbahn lift and up to the end of the valley  (Inneralpbach).

There is summer skiing on the Hintertux Glacier south of Mayrhofen.

Rattenberg is part of the Skigebiet Alpbachtal and the Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region so the skiing area covers a large area.

Skigebiet Alpbachtal

Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region comprises of:

Rattenberg Maps

There are several maps that cover the area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring the area.

Click here for Rattenberg Map Information. A good map to use is Mayr 428.

Rattenberg Tourist Information

Airports (Flughafen) near to Rattenberg

These are the nearest airports to Rattenberg.


There are several bus routes from Rattenberg. Buses run from Brixlegg rail station down the Alpbachtal valley stopping at Reith, Alpbach and Inneralpbach.

Click here for ÖBB (English) timetables - also has train information.
VVT (Verkehrsverbund Tirol also has train information.

Rattenberg Rail Station (Bahnhof)

There is a train stations in Rattenberg and Brixlegg. There are larger main stations at Jenbach (10 km) and Wörgl (20 km).

ÖBB (English) also has bus information.

Cable Cars - Chair Lifts

There are three lifts in the area. A weekly lift pass can be used on them.


Alpbach, Tirol, Austria
Alpbach, Tirol, Austria
Alpbach, Tirol, Austria
Alpbach, Tirol, Austria

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