Kaltenbach is located in the northern part of the Zillertal valley, on the left side of the Ziller river and therefore it belongs to the “First Holiday Resorts in the Zillertal Valley”. The small municipality can be easily reached by car and guarantees fun and relaxation from the minute you arrive. The Hochfügen-Hochzillertal ski resortoffers a total of 123 km of slopes – perfect for skiers and snowboarders alike. The Spieljoch skiing area is particularly popular among families as it is smaller and ideal for beginners. In summer, the activity program in Kaltenbach is very diverse: hiking, cycling and relaxation at the bathing lake – enjoy your holidays on warm summer days in many different ways. Tirolean tradition is also omnipresent when on holiday in Kaltenbach.
Sports, Tradition & Relaxation in Kaltenbach
The sun slowly rises in the Zillertal valley and promises perfect weather for hiking tours. You will feel like in paradise when you start your tour early in the morning in order to spend a great day in the mountains around Kaltenbach. Carefully lace up your mountain shoes and choose from a total of 1000 km of paths – there is something for all ability levels. There are also 850 km of cycling and mountain biking routes. It is up to you whether you want to cycle up steep roads or prefer a more leisurely tour through the woods and enjoy views of the magnificent landscape. On hot summer days, the bathing lakes provide perfect recreation for the entire family. Tirolean traditions and customs can best be discovered at a hearty dinner or at the many different events such as the cattle drive organised every year.
The heated chair lifts comfortably take you to the top of the mountain where skiers and snowboarders will find a true winter wonderland. The interconnected skiing area of Hochfügen and Hochzillertal is one of Tirol’s largest ski resort and has everything you can possibly long for. Perfectly groomed slopes as well as powder snow areas await skiers, snowboarders and freeriders and therefore guarantee a great day. The Spieljoch skiing area, on the other hand, is ideal for families and beginners who want to get used to this kind of movement. Cozy huts offer something for every taste in Kaltenbach: diverse menus include traditional Tirolean cuisine. Those who want to relax after a day out skiing, can enjoy a visit to the Erlebnistherme Zillertal thermal bath. Kids love the giant slide paradise whereas mum and dad relax in the large spa area.
More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board
Central Zillertal ValleyCentral location in the heart of Zillertal valley, 17km from Mayrhofen and 34km from the Hintertux glacier. The bottom station of the Zillertalbahn steam train is a popular meeting point of nature enthusiasts. The "Rent a bike" service offers rental bicycles and bicycle storage. Enjoy a splendid hike to the waterfalls or take the public bus to get to the Hochzillertal hiking area and the Zillertaler pass road.
Winter Sports CenterThe base station of the ski lifts into the Hochfügen-Hochzillertal ski area is located in Kaltenbach. Named "The Best Connection" the ski area boasts 155km of impeccable ski runs all the way down to Hochfügen. Two 8-person gondolas ensure that waiting lines are virtually unknown here. The famous "Kirstallhütte" already saw such famous guests as the German and the Austrian presidents, and is considered the Zillertal´s best ski hut. But there are plenty of other mountain huts and inns in the ski area that invite you to stop by and relax. At the base station there are several après-ski bars and many ski service shops.