The town offers lush alpine pastures, shady forests and high alpine regions with rugged rock walls and high peaks.
Mountain bikers will find plenty of exciting trails and varied terrain on Penken. Mayrhofen makes a great base for hiking holidays, with options ranging from easy panorama loops to high elevation trails with superb views of the valley. Ahornbahn cable car whisks hikers up to Ahornplateau, the entrance to the 372km² Zillertaler Alps Nature Park.
In the winter Mayrhofen-Hippach turns into a paradise for skiers and riders. Heavenly powder chutes, impeccably groomed ski runs and one of Austria’s most challenging black-rated ski slopes, the Harakiri, make skiing in the Mayrhofen Ski Resort a pure pleasure. Ahorn and Penken offer a total of 159 kilometers of ski runs for all level skiers and riders. Penken also caters to freeriders and plays host to countless parties and events.
Mayrhofen-Zillertal offers a wide range of accommodation choices, including everything from guesthouses to apartments, private rooms and hotels of all categories and sizes.
More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board
MAYRHOFEN-HIPPACH - A PIECE OF TIROL
This holiday region combines the very best Austria has to offer. Deep-rooted traditions and modernity are no contradiction here, neither are farms and luxury hotels, local specialties and international cuisine, fun and action or relaxation in the wonderful landscape. The striking elevations of the Zillertaler and Tuxer Alps with their 3000m-high mountains are the great setting and stage for many outdoor activities for the whole family. Mayrhofen and Hippach are located in the sunny centre of the Zillertal valley and they guarantee hospitality, high life and top events all-year round. The Mayrhofner mountain railways connect the valley (630m) and the Zillertaler Alps and take your holiday to a higher level.
The 372 km² alpine nature park in the Alps of the Zillertal valley is the ideal starting point for day tours at nearly 3000m. For example to the Ahornspitze peak, the Filzenkogel mountain, the Edelhütte hut or the Aschaffenburger trail.
The interactive village map and Google Earth
The flexible and fast holiday planner for demanding guests
With the revolutionary combination of the interactive map of the Mayrhofen-Hippach region and Google Earth, online holiday planning is spectacular now: "If you've tried it once, you wouldn't want to do without!"
Find your destination with a mouse click and check out hotels, mountains, huts and 450km of hiking trails in the virtual world. The three-dimensional satellite images can be progressively enlarged and rotated. You can see almost every detail; only real life itself is more realistic!
More details on Google Earth and the free download is available at the Google Earth website.
If you have already installed Google Earth on your computer, check out the entire Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region on Google Earth Basis!
Have fun and relaxing holdiays. In this unique winter world, you will see only smiling faces!
Mayrhofen-Hippach in the Zillertal valley invites you on a journey to the glittering white of the winter season.
Tirol's winter sports centre with international flair. Easily accessible.
Mayrhofen is located at an elevation of 630m in the lower Zillertal valley in the heart of Tirol/Austria. Skiing at an elevation of up to 2,500m.
Tirolean tradition and a chic atmosphere, emotional skiing and unspoilt landscapes, extraordinary action and pleasant relaxation, rustic farms rubbing shoulders with luxurious hotels. In Mayrhofen you will find such an abundance of offers during every season of the year. If you're looking for "real" holidays you will find them in Mayrhofen!
The skiing area Mayrhofen boasts unlimited skiing possibilities. 157km of pistes and 49 lifts make every skier's heart beat faster. And the many bars next to the pistes provide apres-ski fun. The little 'uns can learn skiing or snowboarding at one of the ski schools in Mayrhofen or Hippach. They'll love it!