Hop out of the cable car with your skis over your shoulder. The snow is glistening in the sunshine and crunches beneath your ski boots with every step you take. Your gaze wanders across a seemingly endless winter landscape. Now, fix your boots in the bindings – and away you go! Zillertal offers a total of 180 lifts for winter sports. Skiers and snowboarders can expect exhilarating fun on 544 kilometres of ski slopes – with enjoyable carving slopes, long, sporty valley runs and demanding routes for real experts. FunLines on the pistes are fun for people of all ages. Adrenalin junkies can also choose from snow parks, numerous racing and speed courses and many easily accessible freeride routes, as well as deep, pristine snow hills. There are 80 huts in the skiing valley which are perfect stop-offs for enjoying a bit of time out from your sporting activities on the slopes – either to top up your energy before heading back for more, or at the end of a long day of skiing.
The Spieljoch ski area in Fügen is particularly suitable for families with its fun park, Funnyslope, toboggan run and wide pistes. On numerous sun terraces you can enjoy a cosy time-out with traditional and international specialities. The perfect finale is the long, snow-covered valley run down to Fügen.
In the heart of Zillertal lies Zell am Ziller, the perfect starting point for varied ski days throughout the valley. Gerlos is situated at 1,246 metres — snow-sure and idyllic. The small ski area of Gerlosstein offers families and connoisseurs fun on the slopes, free snowtubing on specially
prepared tracks and a seven-kilometrelong toboggan run, which is floodlit until one o’clock in the morning, with a cosy stop for refreshments.
Anyone looking for a sporting challenge, cannot miss Mount Penken. Austria’s steepest slope experience awaits the bravest here: the legendary Harakiri with a 78 percent gradient. PenkenPark, one of the best snow parks in Europe, and RacingParadise Unterberg are also packed with action. Mount Ahorn is the perfect winter world for beginners, families and connoisseurs. Sunny, wide slopes are ideal for elegant turns and the first attempts by motivated newcomers.
The Zillertal Superskipass is on all 544 kilometres of perfectly groomed slopes and on 180 lifts in the four large ski areas (Hochzillertal-Hochfügen-Spieljoch, Zillertal Arena, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, Ski & Glacier World Zillertal 3000).
The Zillertal was named 2022 test winner in the category "Best Ski Resort" by Skiresort.de, the world's largest test portal for ski resorts. Since 1998, ski and snowboard fans, as well as the ski resorts themselves, have regarded the annual test winner awards as the most important industry award.
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.