The Zillertal valley is particularly popular among active holidaymakers – the small village of Ried is located in the middle of the valley, embedded in the Tuxer and Zillertal Alps. It is therefore the ideal starting point for numerous hiking tours and cycling routes. The eleven Zillertal summer lifts guarantee an easy and quick ascent to the mountains for the entire family. A ride on the Zillertal Höhenstrasse road is definitely an unforgettable experience as it is one of the most beautiful Alpine roads in Austria – or enjoy a train ride with the steaming Zillertal railway. The Hochzillertal ski resort can be easily reached within a couple of minutes only with the free ski bus from Ried. The “Zwergerlclub” (“dwarf club”) provides perfect care for little guests up to the age of seven years.
Adventure Summer between Mountains and Spa
Could you imagine a better place to relax than between old farmhouses, flowering meadows and crystal-clear mountain streams? Holidays in Ried im Zillertal let you forget about the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Instead, you will experience the exciting mountains in the Tuxer and Zillertal Alps with many peaks higher than 3,000 meters. Ried and the neighbouring regions of Fügen and Kaltenbach offer milder weather conditions and most sunshine in the entire Zillertal area. Light-flooded woods, numerous hiking and mountain biking routes, clear lakes and the Zillertal adventure park incl. a high ropes garden ensure unique adventures in summer amid an Alpine landscape. Apart from the mountains, there are many other interesting spots to discover: The Adventure Pools Zillertal in Fügen make the heart of water fans leap for joy with their bubble grotto and spectacular adventure slides. The golf course in Uderns and the Zillertaler Höhenstrasse Road offer tee-offs and rides with panoramic views respectively. Furthermore, discover various traditions on numerous events, such as the cattle parade or the Autumn Festival.
Holidays in Ried im Zillertal are perfect for romantic winter fans as this place is embedded in majestic mountains: The picturesque landscape invites you to go for a walk or on a horse-drawn sleigh ride. In the evening, listen to live music in traditional huts and use the floodlit tobogganing tracks to get back into the valley again. Ideal conditions for Alpine skiing can be found in the Hochzillertal skiing area, which is only 2 km away. There is a free ski bus, which takes guests from Ried to the Hochzillertal arena in regular intervals. A total of 90 km of slopes and a large exercise area for guests of the “Zwergerlclub” await you. Cross-country skiers will also find what they are looking for as there are 12 km of cross-country tracks between Ried and Uderns. In terms of accommodation, guests are spoilt for choice in Ried – they can choose between 4-star hotels for romantic wellness holidays and holiday apartments for exciting holidays with the entire family.
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Rural... If your are looking for rest and relaxation in surroundings of great natural charm, then Ried is the place for you!
Ried is located in the center of the Zillertal valley and makes a great starting point for various excursions. Bicycle trips along the Ziller river, car rides on the Zillertal High Road -- there´s a wide range of possibilities.
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Traditional festivals ... .... abound in Ried. Religion and customs have a long tradition in Ried. Numerous religious and traditional festival take place. Enjoy a cool glass of beer and culinary delights from the Zillertal valley. Let yourself be carried away by the charm and temperament of the locals and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.
Looking for the Rest and the Quiet? You Will Find it in Ried.The Ried holiday resort nestles in a marvellous mountain scenery.
Horse-drawn sleigh rides, walks in unspoilt winter scenery, sociable evenings at mountain huts -- the romantically-minded will find a lot to their liking in Ried.
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...and for winter sport fans...
The sports-minded get the real deal, too: Kaltenbach, the neighbouring village, has one of the biggest and most modern skiing regions of the valley. New in winter 2004/2005: the Hochfügen and Hochzillertal skiing regions are linked and offer unlimited skiing fun!