The Zillertal is considered the most active valley in the world. No wonder, after all, you can experience many activities here at any time of the year. In spring, summer and autumn, the adventure paradise offers countless hiking, biking and climbing routes, you can play a game of golf surrounded by wonderful mountain scenery, paragliding, visit rustic alpine huts and award-winning restaurants, adventure playgrounds with your children, cool off in mountain lakes and discover one of the most beautiful alpine roads in Austria with the Zillertaler Höhenstraße. On the Hintertux Glacier you ski all year round; while in winter several ski resorts beckon. A varied network of runs for all skill levels await with fun parks, freeride, cross-country ski trails, toboggan runs and winter hiking trail as well as numerous off-piste experiences.
All accommodations of the VAYA Group in the Zillertal at a glance for a stay that fulfills all your wishes
"Thanks to its topography, the Zillertal has a lot of sun, few wind and hardly any fog in winter."
The most active valley
in the world
The 25 municipalities and numerous side valleys of the Zillertal offer active guests an excellent infrastructure for their summer or winter holidays in the mountains. In winter you can discover the Hochzillertal-Hochfügen-Spieljoch ski area, the Zillertal Arena with the winter sports resorts Zellam Ziller and Gerlos, the ski areas on the Penken and Ahorn in Mayrhofen and the glacier ski area Hintertux with the large ski area Ski Zillertal 3000.
True skiing fans can also romp around in summer on the slopes of the Hintertux Glacier, Austria’s only year-round ski resort. In addition, you can expect a particularly large hiking area, a network of mountain bike trails, high ropes courses, via ferratas, rafting, canyoning and paragliding, adventure and water playgrounds for the little ones, running routes and trail running routes. At the Par 71 golf course in Uderns, a “Leading Golf Course of Austria”, you can play from March to November in front of the impressive mountain scenery.
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Skiing all year round
Do you want your winter to last all year round? Or do you just love the freedom to do whatever you want? Which is also the reason why you want to get into ski boots or snowboard boots even in summer: on the Hintertux Glacier, 21 cable cars and lifts open up a unique ski area all year round. In the morning you go to the slopes, in the afternoon to the golf course or to swim, what more could you want?