Whether cultural or sporting...
Here you will find some excursion destinations, whether cultural or sporting sights or, in the truest sense, natural highlights...
Watch how cheese is made in the Alps. At the Junsalm, at an elevation of 1984 m, with the Stoankasern-Cabin, you can watch how milk turns into butter and cheese daily from 7 to 11 a.m.
Walking time: approx. 2 1/2 hours from Tux-Lanersbach. Open from mid. of June to mid. of October
The Mehlerhaus was built in the 17th century, and has been restored by the District of Tux with the assistance of the local population to create a cultural centre and a small museum. The farm was lived in until 1992 and contains beautiful old wooden Stuben and the kitchen that once formed the focal point of peasant life.
New exhibition “GiZiGi - Summit of the Zillertal Giants” by Josef Wartelsteiner
Opening times: July - September: Monday and Friday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Christmas - Easter: Friday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Even the ascent in the Glacierbus3, certainly the most spectacular cable car in the Alps, is an experience. From the new terrace at the highest point of the ski area Hintertux Glacier (3250 m) the mighty mountains are spread out before you. The breathtaking panorama extends from the Großglockner all the way to the Dolomites and the Zugspitze!
Behind the "Spannagelhaus" on the Hintertux Glacier starts an adventure under the earth. The cave near the "Spannagelhaus" is unique. With a length of 4,2 km and the deepest shaft of 25 m it is one of the most popular caves in Tyrol. A part of the cave was opened in July 1994. A guide explains stalactites, sinters, crystals etc. and shows pictorial arts which were created by nature. The 300 million year old stones tell the story of the development of the glacier.
Contact: +43 5287 87251
Mystical ice forms, glittering ice crystals in breathtaking surroundings,...experience Nature´s Ice Palace at the Hintertux Glacier. Step into this sparkling world with it´s captivating beauty and witness nature in it´s purest form. Enjoy the amazing acoustics surrounded by thousands of cubic metres of ice.
More information at Natursport Tiro,l Tel +43 676 3070000 or Hintertux Glacier, +43 5287 8510
Welcome to the world of hay milk - Zillertal adventure dairy
Find out everything about the origin of the hay milk from our mountain farmers on our show farm and experience the refinement of this valuable raw material into cheese & Co in the show dairy.
The Zillertal railway was built at a time when travelling by train was a real adventure. Nowadays there is still a special charm associated with riding on the nostalgic steam train.
Interactive museum with show rooms dedicated to the life and work of Emperor Maximilian I. (1459-1519) and his times. The "Children´s World" invites young visitors on an exiting tour of discovery in the museum! Views form the magnificent bay window of the "Goldenes Dachl".