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The Zillertal – probably the most active valley in Tyrol. Being active comes naturally to all Zillertal residents.

When one of the world's largest sports areas is right outside your door, you have no choice but to head outside, move around in the fresh air, hike up to the gorgeous alpine world of the ZIllertal, explore, and strengthen mind, body, and spirit. It will do you good! 

In both summer and winter, the Zillertal is unbeatable when it comes to variety and diversity. There are biking routes of all difficulty levels, golfing, swimming, hiking, climbing, or canyoning for adrenaline junkies in summer. In winter, you can enjoy skiing, winter hiking and snowshoeing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, or a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride. 

In winter, Zillertal fulfills its promise: fun, movement, and entertainment for the whole family in the winter wonderland of Tyrol.

Hippach
Winter in the Zillertal
Via ferrata in Mayrhofen
Mayrhofen ski area

PURE mountain enjoyment in the Zillertal Alps

"The one who is not clever and open-minded enough to see the many treasures nature offers us is a dreamer and a fool." (Paracelsus 1493-1541)

After an exhausting hike, what could be more wonderful than finally reaching the summit, resting on a rock warmed by the sun, and enjoying the magnificent view? We believe that this is the peak of enjoyment! Experience an adventure on the mountain. Whether a leisurely hike from hut to hut or a challenging high alpine summit tour - choose your own favorite hike according to your ability level!

Zillertal Activcard

What makes the Zillertal so special in the summer? If you have the Zillertal Activcard, then everything is more enjoyable. It is an admission and discount card for lifts, pools, public transportation, and much more. 

With over 65 partners throughout the entire Zillertal, you will receive great discounts upon presentation of the Zillertal Activcard. This is a great way to have even more fun on your vacation and go easy on your vacation budget.

More than just climbing enthusiasts will have a great time here in the Zillertal. Golfers, water lovers, runners, bikers, horseback riders, and leisurely strollers will also get their money's worth. There is a variety of possibilities for big and small, young and old.

Hiking and mountain climbing: 1,000 hiking paths, 11 lifts, and via ferrata climbs.
Golf: the Uderns Golf Club is Austria's only 5-star superior 18-hole championship golf course! 
Biking: over 800 km of developed bike and cycling routes are awaiting sporty vacationers.         Running and Nordic walking: 64 marked running and Nordic walking routes with a length of ca. 445 km!
Swimming: crystal-clear mountain lakes as well as numerous outdoor pools, the Erlebnistherme Zillertal, and indoor pools for water lovers! 
Excursions: high ropes courses, adventure playground in Zell am Ziller, FeuerWerk HolzerlebnisWelt, Erlebnissennerei Zillertal, Arena Coaster, the Spieljoch mine, etc. for a kick of adrenaline!

Would you like some tips for an afternoon of activities? Would you like to book an exceptional sports experience? At our reception desk, you will find professionals when it comes to recreational fun. Just ask us; we will be happy to help anytime.

Family vacation in the Zillertal

Alpine winter happiness in the Zillertal Alps

Soft snow, white splendor, and fresh air that fill us with joy. The highest mountains and the most beautiful sunshine high above where we long to be. (Avelina Riru)

As the sun caresses your face, the glistening snow crystals and the panoramic view of 55 mountain peaks with an elevation of over 3,000 m will take your breath away. 

This is what winter looks like here in Hippach. It is a calm setting for those looking for peace and quiet, and yet, there is a party atmosphere when it's time for après ski. At the Garberwirt, it is comfy and cozy. The fire crackles in the fireplace, the tea warms you up from the inside, and your hosts pamper you and ensure that you feel great. And outside? There is plenty of action: cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating! In the meantime, children can build snowmen and dash down the slopes on a sled.

Skiing and snowboarding: 506 km of slopes, 181 state-of-the-art lifts, 4 large ski areas.
Ski tours: enjoy pure nature on ski tours. This is an especially unique experience at night.
Cross-country skiing: thanks to the high-altitude location, fans of Nordic sports can enjoy cross-country skiing after Easter. The network of trails in the Zillertal includes 200 km.
Tobogganing: 14 toboggan runs, total length of 45 km – reachable by lift or on foot.
Ice skating: ice stock or gliding over the ice. On natural and artificial rinks, anything is possible!
Winter hiking: 400 km of cleared winter hiking paths or make your own path with snowshoeing through pristine nature.
Horses: happiness can be found on horseback. In a carriage or in the saddle, there is no more beautiful way to explore the Zillertal.

Garberwirt Offers
Zillertal Mountain Experience
16.06.2017 - 08.10.2017

7 nights incl. the Zillertal Activcard

Perfect for hikers and nature lovers!

• 7 nights in a double room with balcony

• 6-day Zillertal Activcard

"Alpine Rose" Wanderlust
16.06.2017 - 05.09.2017

Enjoy 10 days - pay for only 9

Summertime is good for the soul!

• 10 nights in a double room with balcony

• 3-course dinner menu of your choice

Tyrolean summer Magic
16.06.2017 - 08.10.2017

3 days

Not really been there until you've set foot there!

• 3 nights in a double room with balcony

• 3-course dinner menu of your choice

Golden Autumn
10.09.2017 - 19.09.2017

Short week

Experience nature up-close!

• 5 nights in a double room with balcony

• 3-course dinner menu of your choice