Anyone deciding on a walking holiday in Tyrol will find a stunningly beautiful Alpine panorama with terrific, partly snow-capped mountain summits. Hikers and other active sportspeople regularly encounter crystal-clear mountain lakes and streams, healthy and varied forests, as well as many beautiful manmade attractions.
Anyone wanting to go walking in Tyrol is in the right place here in Zillertal. It extends between the Tux, Kitzbühl and Zillertal Alps and offers the best conditions for a holiday. Zillertal (Ziller Valley) takes its name from the River Ziller, which flows through the valley from north to south, flowing into the River Inn near Strass. There are, in total, more than 1000 kilometres of footpaths and hiking trails in Zillertal - 200 km of which are around Mayrhofen.
The choice ranges from very informative themed walks, wonderful hikes through Alpine meadows , taking you from mountain lodge to mountain lodge, to athletic summit tours - taking walkers to the top of one of the region's many 3000m peaks.
The highest mountain is 'Hochfeiler', which reaches a height of 3509 metres. It is easiest to climb via the so-called normal route that passes the Hochfeilerhütte mountain lodge, situated at an altitude of over 2,700 metres.
In summer, a total of eleven cable cars take hikers to the best starting points for a great tour. All footpaths and trails are well signed and go through very varied terrain.
Those who wish to can use the services of an experienced mountain guide, who will take holidaymakers to the best places in Zillertal and can provide a lot of interesting information about the countryside, the region and its people. Multi-day tours are also possible in Zillertal.
Our 4-star hotel in the centre of Mayrhofen can provide accommodation that includes traditional food and a comfortable bed.