Snow & Action – Winter fun in the Zillertal Arena
The huge Zillertal Arena ski area comprises several provinces and valleys, offering 160 kilometers of immaculate ski slopes, countless snow parks, speed checkpoints, ski movie tracks plus absolute snow reliability throughout the winter season. Therefore it ranks among Austria's most popular winter holiday destinations. The choice is really varied: nine ski and snowboard schools for the youngest guests, some 40 quaint mountain huts and inns serving local specialties, free skibus shuttles running between Zell, Gerlos, Wald, Krimml and Königsleiten. The unique Zillertal Arena skipass is also valid in the Wildkogel Ski Arena and in Neukirchen am Großvenediger. Families enjoy wonderful winter days in the Gerlosstein ski area where the youngest skiers can access the slopes by mountain gondola from Hainzenberg. The wide open ski runs cater for beginners and advanced alike. Passionate snowboarders and freestylers head for the Hot Zone snow park in Gerlos at 2000 meters above sea level. Spend a great winter holiday in the Zillertal Arena!
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100% summer holidays amidst the Zillertal Arena
Not only in winter does the Zillertal Arena, the Alp's merriest ski area, offer a myriad of opportunities. Also in summer, the two villages Zell im Zillertal and Gerlos offer a great variety of holiday attractions which focus on the impressive mountain scenery of the region - go out and explore it.
Hiking, walking, climbing etc. - everyone feels well in the hiking arena of the world's most active valley, boasting some 400 km of sign-posted hiking routes.
Adventure fans can choose from 232 km of MTB trails, rafting, horse-back riding, tennis, beach volleyball, Nordic Walking, tandem paragliding, canyoning, swimming, plus a lot more!
The Zillertal Arena makes a truly unique paradise also for kids and teens: Leisure Park in Zell, high rope park in Gerlos, Arena Coaster, entertaining activity program for young guests. For plenty of extra fun and action you should try the ultimate Arena Skyliner!
The two villages - Zell and Gerlos
Next to Zell you find the wildly romantic Gerlostal valley. Two different worlds meet here: Zell is located in the central valley making an ideal starting point for excursions and short trips. In Gerlos you breathe fresh and clear Alpine while spending memorable days at the heart of the Alps.
Zell im Zillertal, the historic and geographic heart of the Zillertal valley, nestles at 580 meters above sea level. Together with the surrounding villages of Gerlosberg, Hainzenberg, Zellberg and Rohrberg, it offers some 5600 guest beds.
Gerlos at 1300 meters above sea level, is one of Zillertal's highest villages and has 4000 guest beds.
Welcome to the Zillertal Arena - the Zillertal's largest skiing area!
139 km of ski runs and 51 state-of-the-art mountain railways and lifts make your winter holiday a very special one. You will enjoy skiing at an elevation of 2500 meters amidst the Tirolean regions of Zell and Gerlos, and - in the neighboring province of Salzburg - in the regions of Königsleiten, Wald and Krimml.
But it's not only skiing or snowboarding which makes the Zillertal Arena the number 1 winter destination! Spend the whole day amidst the snow-covered winter wonderland: Tobogganing, ice-skating, horse-riding, paragliding or hiking - the two villages Zell im Zillertal and Gerlos offer winter fun at its best.
The two villages - Zell and Gerlos
Zell, at 580m above sea level, is located in the middle of the Zillertal valley and gives access to the Zillertal Arena.
Zell and the surrounding villages Gerlosberg, Hainzenberg, Zellberg and Rohberg offer 5800 beds for tourists.
Gerlos, at 1300m above sea level, is one of the highest-lying villages of the Zillertal valley and offers some 4000 beds. What's more, snow is always guaranteed in Gerlos!