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The most beautiful hikes in the Zillertal Alps

The best trips and hikes in the Zillertal

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful hikes in the Zillertal Alps
Inserted: 05.11.2020
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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The Zillertal Alps are one of the most glaciated Austrian mountains. The axis of this area is the river Ziller and the most famous starting point is the town of Mayrhofen. This mountain range is literally interwoven with hiking trails. In addition, there are plenty of cable cars that will make it easier for you to embark on hikes.

1.
Schlegeispeicher

Walk along the mountain dam

Altitude: 1 782 m / 5 846 ft

The Schlegeisspeicher reservoir is fed by the mountain streams Zamserbach, Schlegeisbach and Riepenbach. It… continue reading

2.
The world of TUX

Three cable cars to a height of 3220 m

Altitude: 1 491 m / 4 892 ft

Hintertux is Austria's only year-round ski area. In addition to winter fun, you can enjoy a fascinating view… continue reading

3.
Karl-von-Edel-Hütte

Ascent to an alpine chalet

Altitude: 2 226 m / 7 303 ft

The Karl-von-Edel-Hütte is a springboard for conquering the iconic Ahornspitze mountain. Even the very exit… continue reading

4.
Melchboden

By bus to 2000 m above sea level

Altitude: 2 022 m / 6 634 ft

From Hippach to the Zillertaler Höhenstraße there is a shuttle bus to the Melchboden terminus at 2 km. From… continue reading

5.
Penken

Cable car over Mayrhofen

Altitude: 2 003 m / 6 572 ft

Two cable cars – Penkenbahn (starting in the center of Mayrhofen) and Kombibahn Penken – will take us 1980 m… continue reading

6.
Arbiskögerl

Observation hill

Altitude: 1 483 m / 4 865 ft

A short sightseeing circuit easily accessible by the Gerlossteinbahn cable car. continue reading

7.
Rosenalm

For families with children and tourists

Altitude: 1 727 m / 5 666 ft

The Rosenalm is an easily accessible location by cable car above Zell am Ziller. There are several hiking… continue reading

8.
Dorfbahn Königsleiten

By cable car to a height of over 2000 m

Altitude: 1 583 m / 5 194 ft

Excursion from the Ziller Valley on the B165 from Zell am Ziller via Gerlos to the town of Königsleiten and… continue reading

9.
Stillupklamm

Ascent along a cascade of waterfalls

Altitude: 661 m / 2 169 ft

The wide Ziller Valley in the south is closed by the town of Mayrhofen. From here you can take a pleasant… continue reading

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