Alternatives away from the hustle and bustle on the pistes
Explore the natural surroundings away from the pistes
Tobogganing for all ages Tobogganing with all the family in the winter paradise of Zillertal - a must for any winter holiday! Whether hiking or heading up on the cable car, enjoy a little bit of Alpine inn magic, followed by an action-packed toboggan run into the valley – put some fun into your holiday. Very well-tended toboggan runs are waiting for you, on a length spanning some 45 kilometres in total, with some sections providing floodlighting.
- Snow-shoe hiking for anyone looking for relaxation - Far removed from the hustle and bustle on the pistes, in the tranquil lateral valleys snow-shoe hikers will find a natural and tranquil experience! Local ski schools offer guided tours, incl. hire of snow shoes, through the Zillertal Alps.
- Ice climbing - listen up climbers! Zillertal is a paradise for rock climbers. And what could be better than testing your skills on frozen waterfalls in the winter? As well as lots of superb climbing walls, Zillertal also has dozens of ice falls in Zillergrund and Zemmgrund, just waiting for you.
- Cross-country skiing -Away from the speedsters on the pistes and on to the freshly tracked slopes through Zillertal's wonderful winter landscape. Cross-country skiing is not just an endurance sport for your body, your mind gets to unwind too and your sporting heart skips a beat on the 125 km of slopes. Nearby Zell am Ziller offers a huge slope network when snow is abundant; on an area spanning 6 cross-country slopes, providing variety during your winter holiday in Zillertal.
- Snow-tubing is the new way to have fun in the snow. The biggest ski area - Gerlosstein - has specifically set up runs so you can enjoying a thrilling 'slide down' the pistes. A fantastic alternative for guests who want to enjoy a winter holiday that is a little bit more exciting!
A day in the middle of a dreamy winter landscape