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 26 May to 26 October 2022 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.
Due to its exposed position and the relaxed ascent, the panoramic
Gedrechter mountain is definitely worth a sunrise hike. Because of the imposing view to the East and South, this summit will allow you to witness how the first rays of sunlight awaken the valley.
The Gerlossteinbahn cable car takes you along the gigantic rock face on a difficult panoramic tour. As you are guided across lush alpine meadows and through the picturesque countryside, it is important to savour the view of the striking Brandberger Kolm and then the stunning mountain vistas.
On this difficult hike you will be accompanied through the enchanting Zillergrund to the beautiful St. Valentin Chapel, which is located above the bright blue Zillergründl reservoir. Before that you will visit the Steinbock.Worlds where you can also observe these extraordinary ibexes in their enclosure.
The Nature Park Zillertal Alps offers this guided sunrise hike over the Tuxertal. You will be guided to the beautiful blue Torseen lakes, where you can watch the natural spectacle sitting on the shore in the white flowering cotton grass – a hotspot for photographers.
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.
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.
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.