Tyrol: A Winter Sports Paradise
Skiing in Zillertal in Austria
The skiing area in Zillertal in the Austrian Alps lies just 60 km form Tyrol's state capital Innsbruck. The skiing area around Mayrhofen is a paradise for all winter sports fans. The various skiing areas in Zillertal offer an excellent choice of slopes with something for everyone – from beginners to advanced skiers. Furthermore, each of the ski resorts in Zillertal is just right for a holiday with the whole family, with friends or as couple.
Here is a summary of the region's best ski runs, the slopes suitable for beginners or advanced skiers and some of the highlights you can expect during your skiing holiday in Zillertal.
The best places for skiing in Zillertal
Zillertal and its skiing areas are by no means small, so that it can be divided into various regions. All of the skiing areas in Zillertal offer a similar large range of attractions for winter sports fans and have their own individual advantages.
Skiing at Mayrhofen
The skiing area around Mayrhofen, to which the Penken and Ahorn ski fields belong, makes it one of Zillertal's most popular ski resorts. With 136 kilometres of ski slopes, the ski resort of Mayrhofen will meet the needs of any winter sports enthusiast.
The advantages of skiing at Mayrhofen
- slopes can be reached quickly from the hotel
- 136 kilometres of piste
- 57 modern ski lifts
- skiing is very varied
- Harakiri ski run with an incline of 78%
- New 3S Penkenbahn
Zillertal 3000 Ski and Glacier World
Last but not least, Zillertal 3000 Ski and Glacier World, like all of the individual skiing areas in Zillertal meets all the needs and expectations of skiers and winter-sports enthusiasts.
The advantages of Zillertal 3000 Ski & Glacier World
- pristine ski slopes with outstanding views
- varied slopes for experienced skiers
- skiing possible 365 days a year
Skiing at "Zillertal Arena"
Zillertal Arena is a inter-state slope - also known as the ' 4-Berge-Skischaukel' - that is one of the largest and most popular skiing areas in the Tyrolean Alps.
The advantages of skiing at "Zillertal Arena"
- one of the largest skiing areas in the Alps
- great skiing on varied slopes
- highlights include the toboggan runs and 'ski movie' routes
Skiing at "Hochfügen-Hochzillertal"
The premiere holiday region in the Alps around Hochfügen-Hochzillertal and Spieljoch offers excellently prepared slopes for winter sports enthusiasts.
The advantages of skiing at "Hochzillertal-Hochfügen"
- large number of well prepared slopes
- modern ski lifts
- meets everyone's needs and expectations: families and friends, beginners and professionals
Useful information about skiing in Zillertal
To make life easier for beginners on skies or snowboards: there are numerous ski schools in the various ski resorts that will help you to develop the necessary sense of balance and learn the various techniques reguired for skiing and snowboarding. The ski schools welcome beginners of all ages.
But should youngsters nevertheless not wish to join the skiers in the mountains this time, there are guest kindergartens here in Zillertal.
'Aprés ski' after an exhausting day on the slopes can be enjoyed in our restaurant offering a large selection of food and drink. Here you can meet international skiers in a typical Tyrolean gastropub.
Zillertal in Summer
Zillertal is not just attractive to tourists and skiing enthisasts during the winter sports saison. Zillertal also attracts numerous visitors in summer - and this is not without good reason. Attractions such as the summer mountain cable car, the High-Mountain National Park or the Zillertal cycleway are enjoyed by tourists from around the world. What's more Zillertal in summer is ideally suitable for mountain-bike tours, hiking or a golfing adventure, all of which you can enjoy amidst unforgettable mountain scenery.
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