Zillertal is one of the world’s most diverse hiking destinations. Optimally signed trails of all difficulties stretch 1,400 kilometres at three general altitude levels from the sunny valley floor to the rugged and isolated peaks of the numerous three-thousanders. Ten summer cable cars and the Zillertal Alpine roads enable direct access to this fascinating mountain world. Numerous mountain huts offer original Zillertal food and treat their guests to home-cooked delicacies.
Your all-in-one ticket to ultimate summer fun in the world’s most active valley.
The Zillertal Activcard 12/06 – 10/10/2021 is your key to exceptional mountain experiences, select natural highlights, amazing culinary worlds and all sorts of fun for children. Ten ultra-modern summer cable cars will comfortably whisk you to the starting points for remarkable hiking experiences and adventures.
The hiking trail to the Spieljoch starts at the mountain station of the Spieljochbahn cable car. From here, it leads to the Geolsalm and on to the Gartalm, a natural treasure.
Literally meaning “women’s tour”, this is the ideal choice for those who want to experience wonderful hikes with other female companions.
From the Ahorn mountain station it goes to the Edelhütte. From there the path continues to the Ahornspitze with its fantastic mountain panorama.
A clearly signposted trail takes you to the Beil peak, then to the Grüblspitze summit cross and over the Ramsjoch to the Torsee Lake before continuing to Tux-Vorderlanersbach via the Nasse Tuxalm.
There is something very special about getting up close to nature as you hike from one mountain restaurant and lodge to the next. From breathtaking views through culinary delights to the romantic feel of mountain restaurants and lodges – long-distance hiking routes in Zillertal offer unforgettable experiences. Essential kit: click here.
he approx. 56 km long circular hike with an elevation of 4,990 m and a descent of 4,980 m leads via 6 huts through the high-alpine landscape on the main ridge of the Alps.
The Alpine Crossing is a 7-day hiking route from the idyllic Lake Tegernsee at the foothills of the Bavarian Alps via Lake Achensee and the famous Zillertal to Sterzing.
People who take active holidays in Zillertal and enjoy hikes or mountain bike rides spend a lot of time in the fresh mountain air – and are sure to work up quite an appetite! The produce from the long alpine summer is freshly prepared and served as Zillertal specialities in the many mountain restaurants. A stop-off at one of these is an opportunity to enjoy the last warm rays of summer sun amidst magnificent mountain scenery.
You think that a paper chase is only a long-forgotten childhood adventure? Far from it! The good old treasure hunt is now experiencing a modern revival via GPS: Geocaching is a modern outdoor hobby which has cast its spell on over four million people across the world (strong upward trend). Zillertal is one of the most interesting regions for discovering the beauty of nature via GPS, together with the whole family – here, geocaching is an unforgettable experience. Exciting adventures guaranteed!
First destination: Wedelhütte. Here you can park your bike and start the ascent to the summit of the Wimbachkopf on foot.
From Alpengasthof Finkau, you cross the beautiful Wildgerlostal valley by bike to the large waterfall at the end of the valley. From there, the steep ascent to the Zittauer Hütte begins.
From Mayrhofen, take the bike in the direction of Stilluptal to the valley station of the Kasseler Hütte material cable car. From there you walk to the Kasseler Hütte.
Where family happiness knows no boundaries. Action-packed adventures, extraordinary experiences and impressive nature moments – expect countless opportunities full of joie de vivre for the whole family.
The High Alps Nature Park Zillertal Alps is a high mountain nature park in the truest sense of the word. It extends from the mountaineering village Ginzling up to the Hochfeiler. All altitudinal levels are thereby part of the nature park, which is characterised by exceptionally high biodiversity. Together with other nature reserves in North, South and East Tyrol, the Zillertal Alps High Mountain Nature Park forms the largest association of nature reserves in the Alps!
The journey to Zillertal and mobility while on holiday are both easy if you take public transport. Zillertal has a well-developed network of buses, trains, hiking routes and taxis specially for hikers.
Welcome to Zillertal! Where sun, snow and well-being become the meaning of life and where great freedom tempts you to let go.
Award-winning traditional inn, toque-holding restaurants, romantic lodges and stylish mountain restaurants guarantee unique taste experiences.
Find the right accommodation for your perfect winter holiday in Zillertal – from cosy private rooms to luxury five-star hotels.
Zillertal is located in the west of Austria and is the widest of the side valleys on the south side of the Inntal Valley. Get to Zillertal safely and comfortably.