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The "Glocke" natural gem

An easy hike in the high mountains of the Zillertal Alps Nature Park through the peaceful Glock forest, along the spectacular Tuxbach gorge.

Botanical walk through a breath-taking ravine forestguided tour with the Zillertal alps nature park

The nature trail is located in a protected area called the Glock, an island full of an interesting mix of geological and botanical rarities in the Nature Park member village of Finkenberg. Only three of this type of botanical rarity has remained intact in the Eastern European Alps since the Ice Age - and one of them is here in Finkenberg!  Particularly impressive are the Tuxbach Gorge, cut up to 70 m deep, the beautiful beech forest and the legendary Devil's Bridge, a wooden structure dating from 1876. Let us tell you about the habitat of this special forest, its historical use and the unique flora and geology of the “Glocke”. Mysticism, numerous secrets and interesting stories await you on this exciting circular hike.

Meeting point: 10.00 a.m. Finkenberg, car park opposite the church
Duration: approx. 4 hours, 1,5 hour which spend walking
Characteristics: easy walk in and around Finkenberg (approx. 120 m in altitude difference)
Cost: € 10,00 (free for guests of Nature park partner businesses)
Refreshments: Hotel Aussicht, several restaurants in Finkenberg (after the tour)

Maximum 9 participants / advanced registration is required

- in the summer program under, or with your host
  until 8.00 p.m. on the day before the tour.
- At the Nature park or Tourist offices of Tux-Finkenberg until 5.00 p.m. on the day
  before the hike.
- Directly in the MyZillertal App or


Hochgebirgs-Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen

Naturparkhaus Nr. 239
6295 Ginzling

Phone: +43 5286 82181

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  • 17.08.2022, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 24.08.2022, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 31.08.2022, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 07.09.2022, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 14.09.2022, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 21.09.2022, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 28.09.2022, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 05.10.2022, 10:00 - 14:00
Location:  Ginzling