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.
Varied, medium-length route with steep start and beautiful views, a classic in Hochfügen.
Hike into the picturesque Schönachtal valley with a cosy stop at a hut. Ideally suited for families with prams up to the Issalm.
The new waterfall trail in Stilluptal promises refreshing downtime on hot summer days.
Along the hiking trails no. 22 b and 55 from Penken to Schrofenalm we find the moors embedded in alpine meadows. TIP: Magnificent mountain panorama!
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.
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.
Ride your bike up to the Junsbergalm/Stoankasern. After the snack station, park your bike in the bike parking area to climb the Junssee. The bike parking area below the Junsjoch requires more metres in altitude.
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.
Award-winning restaurants and a culture of traditional inns as well as romantic huts and stylish mountain restaurants guarantee unique taste experiences in a breathtaking mountain setting. The emphasis is on regional produce combined with the highest quality and outstanding creativity, although specialities from more far-flung places are also on offer.
Welcome to Zillertal! Where sun, snow and well-being become the meaning of life and where great freedom tempts you to let go.
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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.