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Hiking & Climbing

Summer holiday at the Zillertal Arena

The Zillertal Arena region is an absolute highlight for all mountain lovers. Mountain scenery that will take your breath away on every mountain tour and hiking paths in all difficulty levels will make your vacation unforgettable.  

With the valley station right near your accommodations, you can reach the Zillertal Arena in the shortest amount of time, which offers a seemingly endless variety of mountain tours. Beginners, leisurely hikers, and families with children will be delighted by the charming hill country hikes. For experienced mountain climbers, many via ferrata routes offers an exciting challenge in the Zillertal.

Kinderspielplatz Fichtenschloss
Via Ferrata Talbach
Talbach Klettersteig
Blühende Almwiese
Weg zur Kreuzwiesenalm im April
Schafe im Schnee
Blick auf die Alpen
Bergsee im Herbst
Kuh auf der Alm
Mountain experience

Hiking tipps

The side valleys of the Zillertal

The classification unique is certainly justified for the side valleys Schwarzach valley, Wimmertal  Valley, Schoenach valley, Krummbach valley and the Krimml Achental valley. The area that includes the Rosenalm, Kreuzjoch, Iskogl and the Wild Krimml offers lovely alpine pasture hikes.

Hut hike to the Kreuzwiesenalm

You can reach our Kreuzwiesenalm hut in the Zillertal Arena in Zell on the Schmankerlweg culinary trail or via the Kreuzjoch summit and Karspitz. Over wonderful, pristine meadows, you can reach us via Gerlos. You can enjoy a gorgeous, unrivalled panorama on the sunny terrace of the Kreuzwiesenalm at an elevation of 1,880m.


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The Spruce Tree Castle at the Rosenalm

In summer awaiting you and your family is enjoyment of fairy-tale proportions: at the Rosenalm in Zell am Ziller, the Spruce Tree Castle opens up a magical play paradise for children. On an area of over 5000m², four towers, a water play area, and much more provide hours of fun.


The best companion: the Zillertal Activcard

With the Zillertal Activcard, you can enjoy flexibility on a vacation in the wonderful Zillertal, Tyrol. Each day, you can take the gondola up the mountain in Zell in the Zillertal and upon request back down: 12 Zillertal cable cars and lifts offer a free ride. The Zillertalbahn chugs along from Jenbach to Mayrhofen and back – every ½ hour. Experience a first-class active vacation with the whole family. The alpine world is excellently suited for a hiking vacation or many other activities such as biking or climbing in the beautiful Zillertal region.

AktivCard Zillertal

Not for the faint-hearted: Arena Coaster

Racing fun for the whole family in summer on the 1,450-meter long Arena Coaster. Right at the Zell valley station – a 2-minute walk from Wohlfühl Ferien-Heim – you can ride the alpine coaster over waves and through steep curves at lofty heights. Children 10 and older can ride alone, and children 4 and older can ride with an accompanying person. This is a real highlight for every family vacation in Austria. 

Via Ferrate


Via ferrate are a long-term trend among the alpine sports that introduces hikers to vertical adventures.

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