Holidays in Mayrhofen at the heart of Tirol

The Zillertal’s main holiday village is located at the entrance to four side valleys: Zillergrund, Stillupgrund, Zemmgrund and Tuxertal. The high alpine Zillertaler Alpen Nature Park offers fantastic hiking off the beaten paths. The park has pristine nature, unique vegetation and rare Alpine animals. Running from Finkenberg to Mayrhofen, the 70-kilometer long Berliner Höhenweg trail crosses the entire length of the park and takes about a week to walk (total elevation gain: 6700 meters). Eight refuge huts along the way offer overnight accommodation and food. The Zillertaler Höhenstraße is one of the most beautiful high Alpine roads boasting fabulous views of the Zillertal and the surrounding mountains. It is especially popular with motor bikers.

Pure Alpine Summer

On warm and sunny summer days you should not miss out on a visit to the Zillertaler Alpen Nature Park located between 1000 and 3500 meters above sea level. This landscape of awe3some natural beauty comprises 80 glaciers, clear mountain lakes and Alpine brooks - a truly unique paradise for walkers, hikers and mountain bikers. The park offers pristine nature, unique vegetation and rare Alpine animals.

Zillertal and its picture-book side valleys are made to measure for active summer holidays in Mayrhofen. A huge choice of sports awaits you as well, among them river rafting on the Ziller brook, relaxing and playing a round of golf in Uderns, family activities amid unspoilt nature or in the high rope park amidst the romantic Zemmschlucht ravine, rock climbing, paragliding, and many more thrilling adventures.

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Après-Ski Mayrhofen

© Brück´n Stadl - Mayrhofen/Zillertal
  • Mayrhofen boasts not only a superb ski area with immaculate slopes and mighty summits but also a vibrating nightlife scene.
  • The sunny Elch terrace make a great spot to start jovial après-ski hours in the afternoon as soon as you return to the valley floor.
  • Hotel Strass is a scenic après-ski location for all ages and preferences: enjoy a fine drink at the hotel's ice bar or the lobby bar before you dance through the night at the large Disco Arena.
  • At Gery’s Rockcafe you can listen to traditional folk music from Tirol and the Alpine region.
  • Schlüssel Alm Disco is famous for its quaint hut ambiance and varied music – just perfect to make new friends.
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Information on the region

Winter Galore in Zillertal

Mayrhofen covers 180 km² and is Tirol's third largest municipality in size. The rear Zillertal is encircled by the majestic mountain ranges and steep mountain flanks of the Tux and Zillertal Alps. Mayrhofen makes a truly perfect winter holiday base for all sports aficionados: top modern ski lifts take skiers and snowboarders right from Mayrhofen to the Ahorn and Penken ski mountains. The ultimate „Ski Zillertal 3000“ boasts some 200 slope kilometers, comprising the winter sport regions of Mayrhofen, Tux and Finkenberg accessible with a single skipass, and is therefore one of Tirol's and Austria's largest ski areas.

Additionally, the holiday region has a year-round glacier ski area - Hintertux Glacier and many pristine winter walking routes suitable also for snowshoe hikers. Snow tubing, skidoo tours and paragliding adventures are scheduled as well.

More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board

Mayrhofen is located at 630m in the upper Zillertal,
a scenic valley in the heart of Tirol and Austria.
Tirolean traditions and a trendy flair, superbly groomed slopes and untouched nature, thrilling action and soothing quiet, quaint farmhouses and deluxe hotels: Mayrhofen offers something for everyone and all seasons.

Explore the majestic Zillertal Alps on 200 km of signposted and well-maintained trails. Other popular activities include mountain biking, paragliding, kayaking, rafting and horse riding.

The charming villages of Ginzling and Brandberg

Ginzling, located at an elevation of 1,000 m, is nestled between majestic mountains that are over 3,000 meters. It is an ideal base for hiking.

Brandberg and Zillergrund are perfect for those interested in scenic beauty, peace and tranquility.
Tirol's ultimate winter sports resort with an international flair ...
.... easily accessible ...
Mayrhofen is located at 630m above sea level in the upper Zillertal, a scenic valley in the heart of Tirol and Austria. Enjoy truly great skiing at up to 2500 meters!

The Mayrhofen ski area is a superb holiday destination. It is demanding, varied, and entertaining. You will meet fellow skiers and snowboarders and have the best winter of your life. Mayrhofen has much going for it: pristine nature, great infrastructure, and a varied program. It is without doubt one of the Alp's most delightful ski areas.

The Mayrhofen ski pass gives access to 157km of pistes for all abilities, 48 lifts, and Austria's biggest gondola. Snow is guaranteed at altitudes of up to 2,500m.

Enjoy skiing, winter hiking on the cleared and well-groomed trails, cross-country skiing under the sum in the Upper Zillertal valley, or go for the fun sports like snow tubing, skidoo, and snowshoeing. Breathe deep and refresh yourself with our clean and fresh mountain air. Mayrhofen and Hippach are unrivalled winter holiday destination. Enjoy the spectacular vistas from our alpine huts and restaurants, or try paragliding.

Scenic beauty, sports, shops + restaurants

Mayrhofen is synonymous with fun, entertainment and international flair!
Mayrhofen is the perfect holiday base for all kinds of activities. The town boasts a beautiful pedestrian zone with a great number of restaurants, cafés and bars as well as all kinds of shops selling fashion, sports equipment and local delis. Mayrhofen's graet variety of excellent restaurants and inns cater to all tastes and pocketbooks.
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Climate & Weather

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Travel Route & Address

Inntal Autobahn - exit Zillertal - 30 km on the B169 federal road to Mayrhofen

From Kufstein or Innsbruck via Inntal Autobahn - exit Zillertal - 30 km on the B169 federal road to Mayrhofen
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Jenbach railway station - 35 km by Zillertalbahn train or by bus to Mayrhofen
Munich - 190 km
Salzburg - 170 km
Innsbruck - 65 km
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Tourismusverband Mayrhofen
Dursterstrasse 225
6290 Mayrhofen, Austria