Holidays Zillertal Valley

Holidays in Zillertal

Holiday makers fond of outdoor activities in the mountains shouldn't miss out on a visit to the Zillertal valley. Varied nature landscapes plus loads of rest and relaxation are scheduled at the heart of Tirol. Genuine hospitality coupled with picture-book panoramic views add to a wonderful family holiday, skiing or hiking vacation in Zillertal. The holiday region features 55 peaks beyond 3000 meters altitude, embedded in the splendid Zillertal Alps where snow is always guaranteed and loads of recreational activities are on the program. Winter fans can hit the slopes beyond three thousand meters altitude since Zillertal's 5 ski areas promise unlimited winter fun on endless slope kilometers.

Zillertal – A new dimension in winter holidays

Zillertal stands for unrivaled skiing and all kinds of other winter sports. The valley has a huge choice of slopes: Ski & Glacier World Zillertal 3000, Zillertal Arena, Hochzillertal-Hochfügen, Fügen and Hintertux Glacier await skiing aficionados from around the world. The Ski & Glacier World Zillertal 3000 ranks among Zillertal's biggest ski areas offering 193 slope kilometers, 77 mountain lifts plus some thirty quaint mountain huts and inns spread between the mountain areas of Mayrhofen and Hintertux.
Daredevils head for the steepest slope in all of Austria, the so-called Harakiri ski run featuring a downhill gradient of 78 %. Snowboarders and freeriders romp around at varied fun parks - Zillertal Arena, Ski & Glacier World Zillertal 3000 and Hintertux Glacier - featuring perfectly shaped half-pipes, kickers and boxes. Winter sports enthusiasts are accompanied by picturesque panoramic views of the Zillertal mountains all day long. Passionate cross-country skiers not only find myriad groomed Nordic ski tracks within the Zillertal holiday region but also cleared winter walking paths to the area's most romantic spots.
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Mountainbiking Zillertal Valley

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  • More than 800 km of mountain bike trails, three of them are challenging single trails, are spread all over the fabulous Zillertal Valley. Both beginners and real experts can choose from myriad routes and rest stops. Pros shouldn't miss out on trying the Zillertal Bike Challenge, one of the Alps' most demanding stage races.
  • Those who prefer a more leisurely pace enjoy a ride in the scenic Zillertal Bahn cog railway or one of the top modern mountain gondolas offering mountain bike transport.
  • Beginners get together on Zillertal's "Finkenberg - Hintertux Bichlalm" route with moderate ascents. Once arrived on the hut, you indulge in mouth-watering specialties.
  • The trail to Isskogel in Gerlos and further on to Wilde Krimml is quite challenging and requires enough stamina. Uninterrupted views are guaranteed high above the treeline. Sporty bikers also head for the panoramic "Zillertaler Höhenstraße".

Walking Zillertal Valley

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  • The Zillertal valley is home to some 1000 kilometers of walking trails, including challenging high-altitude hikes, educational walks and tours to lovely mountain pastures and cabins, such as the Bodenalm in Brandberg.
  • 11 mountain lifts operating in summer make the Zillertal valley a prime destination for walking and hiking aficionados. One hiking option is the tour from the Eggalm top station to Zilljöchl, Ramsjoch and on to Lake Torsee.
  • The Alps Nature Park nature reserve is a protected, high alpine area offering innumerable hiking options. It is best explored while walking along the Berliner Höhenweg or the Peter Habeler Runde trails.
  • The Berliner Höhenweg trail and several lovely mountain inns and cabins, including Olperer Hütte and Tristenbachalm, are easily accessible from the hiking resort of Ginzling at the heart of the nature reserve.

5 Ski areas in Zillertal Valley

  • Snow Depth Mountain: 110 cm Elevation: 1500 - 3250 m KM of slopes: 60 km Operating: Open throughout the year Village: Tux/Hintertux Region: Zillertal Valley
    Day tickets (EUR)
    High season / Adult
    50.00 select
  • Elevation: 580 - 2500 m KM of slopes: 143 km Operating: 05.12.15 - 10.04.16 Village: Zell am Ziller Region: Zillertal Valley
    Day tickets (EUR)
    High season / Adult
    49.50 select
  • Elevation: 630 - 2500 m KM of slopes: 136 km Operating: 05.12.15 - 10.04.16 Village: Hippach Region: Tirol
    Day tickets (EUR)
    High season / Adult
    50.00 select
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Information on the region

Zillertal – Active mountain holidays

Summer vacationers prefer the lovely Zillertal valley for many reasons: it makes a perfect spot for pleasant nature explorers, hikers and alpinists. Mountain walking, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, traditions, wellness, culinary highlights and homey hut evenings on Alpine pasturelands are scheduled in the summer months. The Zillertal Alps boasts an infinite number of hiking trails and fabulous mountain biking for all skill levels on 800 kilometers of signposted routes. The entire Zillertal holiday region offers many attractions for families and children as well: outdoor swimming pools, mini-golf courses, horse-riding stables, high rope parks and many more thrilling sports and activities. The landscapes of awesome natural beauty are also made to measure for nordic walking adventures while water fans are strongly recommended to visit the Erlebnistherme Zillertal spa in Fügen. Two exciting pools and Western Austria's longest water slide guarantee ultimate water pleasures. Guests in Zillertal can choose from deluxe 5-star hotels, homey guesthouses and comfy holiday apartments for self-catering holidays. Enjoy rest and relaxation in abundance.

More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board

~ Zillertal Super Skipass available for 2 to 21 days
~ 487 km of perfectly groomed ski runs
~ 181 cutting-edge uphill facilities
~ 7 terrain parks
~ Early morning skiing & night skiing
~ 14 sledge tracks
Zillertal Activcard – many highlights included
11 Zillertal uphill facilities (8 of them also offer bicycle transportation)
More than 1000 km of signposted walking and hiking routes of three different levels, ranging from leisurely theme trails and nature paths in the valley to scenic hut-to-hut hikes and exciting, high Alpine routes to an altitude of more than 3,000 meters
Some 800 km of routes and trails for cycling, mountain biking and leisurely family tours
9 via ferrata climbing routes
NEW since 2013: Zillertal Golf School
Music festivals
Colorful cattle parades in autumn
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Snow Report Zillertal Valley
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Arrival & Address

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Zillertal Tourismus GmbH
Bundesstr. 27d
6262 Schlitters, Austria
Zillertal Tirol