Osttirol Virgental Zedlacher Paradies
Osttirol Virgental Zedlacher Paradies

Zedlach Paradise Nature Trail

In a 500-year-old larch forest above Matrei in Osttirol there’s an interesting forest nature trail.

In the majestic beauty of the Venediger Group there's a protected centuries old larch forest with a small path which leads through it. It's the Zedlach Paradise Nature Trail (Waldlehrpfad Zedlacher Paradies) with its seven stations with information panels telling about the forest habitat and the origin of these old trees with their 7 metres thick trunks.

The 2 km long theme trail starts at the Jösn parking space in Matrei-Zedlach, and leads in about 45 minutes from 1,410 m up to 1,524 m a.s.l. across the Zedlach Paradise. Some giant wrought-iron sculptures, done by the local artist Erich Trost, are hidden beneath the mighty ancient trees: a 3 metres high bear which invites to climb, a woodpecker, and giant ants.

By the way: The summer months are the best season for a hike in the Zedlach Paradise. The first cold days approach already in October, what means that also the first snow is not far away.

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Opening times

  • Mon 26 Sep 08:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 27 Sep 08:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 28 Sep 08:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 29 Sep 08:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 30 Sep 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 01 Oct 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 02 Oct 08:00 - 18:00

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Summer 2022 (06/05/2022 - 10/02/2022)

  • Mon 08:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 08:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 08:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 08:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 08:00 - 18:00

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freely accessible

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