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The most beautiful places in the Zillertal Alps

What to visit and see in the Zillertal Alps

Petr Liška
Wrote 2007 articles and follows him / her 154 travelers
The most beautiful places in the Zillertal Alps
Inserted: 08.01.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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The Zillertal Alps, as Austria's third highest mountain range, offer a lot of beautiful places – a huge central valley, beautiful 3,000 peaks with glaciers, historic farms and mountain cottages and, of course, picturesque mountain meadows with cows. There are also a number of waterfalls and mountain dams. Let's take a look at what you are sure to visit and see in the Zillertal Alps.

1.
Zillertal valley

The center of the Zillertal Alps

Altitude: 560 m / 1 837 ft

The beautiful Zillertal Valley is the heart of the Zillertal Alps. The mighty Ziller River itself flows about… continue reading

2.
Olperer (3476m)

The third highest mountain in the Zillertal Alps

Altitude: 3 476 m / 11 404 ft

Thanks to its top pyramid, Olperer (3,476 m) belongs to the iconic mountains in the Zillertal Alps. It is… continue reading

3.
Scaffolding

The most beautiful dam in the Zillertal

Altitude: 1 687 m / 5 535 ft

From Mayrhofen, a bus takes us along a mountain road to the dam of the Schlegeisspeicher reservoir. The hour… continue reading

4.
Hochfeiler

The highest mountain in Austria for hikers

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 510 m / 11 516 ft

The Hochfeiler (3,510m above sea level), is located on the border between Italy and Austria. It is the… continue reading

5.
Hintertuxer Ferner Glacier

The most visited glacier in Austria

Altitude: 3 003 m / 9 852 ft

Hintertux is the last settlement in the Tuxertal valley. It is one of the most famous ski resorts in Austria.… continue reading

6.
Zillertal Höhenstraße

The most famous mountain road in the Zillertal Alps

Altitude: 1 936 m / 6 352 ft

Zillertaler Höhenstraße is a narrow and steep road built on the west side of the valley – basically high… continue reading

7.
Gefrorene-Wand-Spitzen (3288 m)

Very simple three thousandth

Altitude: 3 288 m / 10 787 ft

Just a short distance from the end of the Gletscherbus 3 cable car is the relatively high peak of the… continue reading

8.
Melchboden

The highest point of the Zillertal mountain road

Altitude: 2 015 m / 6 611 ft

The road then climbs three more bends to the mountain farm Melchboden (2000m). From here there is not only a… continue reading

9.
Ahornspitze

An interesting mountain above Mayrhofen

Altitude: 2 973 m / 9 754 ft

In the evening, we watch from Hippach as the mountain under which we were today says goodbye to us that day… continue reading

10.
Grosser Möseler (3480 m)

The second highest mountain in the Zillertal Alps

Altitude: 3 480 m / 11 417 ft

Grosser Möseler is the second highest mountain in the Zillertal Alps. It is located on the main alpine ridge… continue reading

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