Mountain huts near Austria's highest dam

Numerous mountain huts in the vicinity of the Kölnbrein reservoir invite you to linger. Whether the sun terrace at the Berghotel Malta, a rustic mountain hut, a snack station or an alpine hut for hikes into the high mountains. Go on a discovery tour in the Upper Tauern National Park.

Mountain huts near the Kölnbrein reservoir

Wandern im Maltatal
Numerous mountain huts in the vicinity of the Kölnbrein reservoir invite you to linger. Whether the sun terrace at the Berghotel Malta, a rustic mountain hut, or a snack station. There's something for every taste.
Restaurant and Berghotel Malta

Berghotel Malta

Whether on the sun terrace or in the restaurant of the Berghotel Malta – the region’s culinary delicacies offer something to suit every taste. Leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life in the valley behind and enjoy the harmony of architecture and the incomparable mountains of the Hohe Tauern.

Opening times: beginning of May to end of October
 
zum Berghotel Malta
Kiosk Berghotel Malta

Information Centre Kiosk

At the "Info-Zentrum" (Information Centre) kiosk in the Berghotel Malta, you will find snacks and drinks to take away as well as a large selection of postcards and souvenirs. You can find mementos of your excursion to the Kölnbrein dam here. 

Open from the end of May to the middle of October
 

VERBUND Tourismus GmbH, Brandstatt 36, 9854 Malta, +43 (0)50313-39131, tourismus@verbund.com


Osnabrücker Hütte Malta

Osnabrücker Chalet

This cosy mountaineers’ home is situated on the Tauernhöhenweg high trail, right on the edge of the Hohe Tauern National Park. From the sun terrace, you can see the glaciers of the Hochalm massif and the 3,360 metre-high Hochalm peak. Over 80 sleeping possibilities.  
 
Open from mid-June to the end of September, winter room open all year round.

 
to the Osnabrücker Chalet
Gmünder Chalet

Gmünder Chalet

The Gmünder Chalet is situated directly on the Malta High Alpine Road and offers you the ideal starting point for tours to the surrounding three thousand-metre peaks. Hot food made with products from our own farm is served all day, and you can also make good use of the sun terrace and children’s playground. 
Rooms and storerooms are available for mountaineers and hikers. 
Bus groups are also welcome by appointment. 

Open from May to October.

To the Gmünder Chalet
Jägersteighütte Malta

Jägersteighütte

If you walk along the Kölnbrein reservoir to the memorial site, you will reach the Jägersteighütte via a hiking trail in about 45 minutes.
The Jägersteighütte is a snack station offering home-made fare. 

Open from June to September

Dullnig family, 9854 Maltatal, +43 (0) 650 446 301
 
Kattowitzer Hütte Malta

Kattowitzer Chalet

At 2,320 metres above sea level, the Kattowitzer Chalet is located amidst the Ankogel group and is a popular destination or perfect starting point for hikes to the surrounding three thousand-metre peaks.
 
Open from mid-June to the end of September.
 
to the Kattowitzer Chalet
Kölnbreinstüberl

Kölnbreinstüberl

It is only a few minutes' walk from the car park at the Kölnbrein dam to the Kölnbreinstüberl.
Here, you can enjoy home-made house specialities: Maltatal bacon, freshly caught trout, Brettljause snack, etc.
Choose from overnight lodgings ranging from comfort rooms to multi-bed rooms (groups of up to 25 people). 
 
Open from the beginning of May to the end of October.
 

zum Kölnbreinstüberl