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Hiking in the Zillertal

Hiking in Mayrhofen

Explore the wonderful landscape around Mayrhofen in Zillertal! The charming forests and meadows, mountains and streams have to be discovered and conquered. On foot, step by step, there is always something new waiting for hikers. Over 1,000 kilometres of hiking trails invite you to discover the natural landscapes. The extensive choice offered on your walking holiday in Zillertal ranges from simple walks along the valley bed for families to high alpine tours, to the valley's highest peak, the Hochfeiler at 3,509 metres above sea level. Mayrhofen also offers varied entertainment, with a whole host of exciting events. To re-energise after a hike your best bet is to head to one of the restaurants in Sporthotel Strass.

Zillertal Alps Nature Park

The protected landscapes of the Zillertal Alps Nature Park extend over an area covering 379 km². An area of outstanding natural beauty, this is true paradise for hikers, mountain enthusiasts and nature lovers. The Nature Park extends from Reichenspitze Peak in the east to Mount Olperer in the west, Mayrhofen lies at its northern boundary and the Main Alpine Ridge at its southernmost limits. The Zillertal Alps Nature Park impresses with a veritable plethora of animal & plant life and encompasses all significant altitudes of the Alps. A special highlight of a hiking holiday in Zillertal is an ascent of the Hochfeiler (3,509 m), the highest peak in the Zillertal Alps. The Nature Park Summer Programme also offers over 200 guided walks based on a variety of themes between May and October.

Climbing in Zillertal

Zillertal is a paradise for climbing. On the one hand there are lots of summits to conquer in the wonderful Zillertaler Alps, which provide expert climbers with lots of opportunities. While on the other, you could opt to be guided by experienced experts in the lovely landscape and also in the professional centres. Ice-climbing is also on offer in the Zillertal Alps in summer as well as winter. There is a bouldering hall in Mayrhofen for indoor climbers.

Pure thrills - the adventure course in Zillertal

In Zemmschlucht fantastic team-building activities await. In the picturesque, natural ravine it is not just the wild-romantic waters and rocky backdrop which are inspiring - experience fun and thrills combined; going to your limits while bridge abseiling, or on the giant swing across the ravine is an enriching experience. Afterwards you can talk at length about your adventures at the bar over a cool drink.

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