summer & autumn holidays in Tux

Vacations at the highest level

The summits almost within one’s grasp – holiday makers can enjoy multi-faceted hiking experiences and unforgettable mountaineers’ bliss in Tux in the summer. Glistening blue mountain lakes and lovely and lush meadows meet striking and impressive rock and mountain formations in the Zillertal Alps Nature Park. Among the 350 perfectly sign-posted hiking trails are for example the moor trail at Penken or the Tuxbach nature trail. And if you prefer a bit more action, you find your challenges in canyoning, mountain biking, rock climbing and on numerous via ferratas or during paragliding. Jump into (cool) water in the Hintertux thermal outdoor pool or the Finkenberg public outdoor swimming bath. The Tux sports bus and the hiking bus bring you to your destination free of charge. 

Excursion destinations include e.g. Europe’s highest-located show cave, the natural ice palace at Hintertux Glacier or the Playarena  with its incomparable offer not only for young guests.

ACTIVITIES IN THE TUX VALLEY

Hiking in Tux valley

Hiking Facts

  • 350km of marked hiking trails and sign-posted Nordic Walking routes

  • Zillertal Alps Nature Park, 379km² of pure nature

  • huts at all altitudes

  • glacier experience with panorama terrace

  • guided hikes & Nordic Walking tours

  • free hiking bus between Hintertux and Mayrhofen

  • hiking taxi to the most beautiful pastures of the Tuxertal

  • lifts: Eggalmbahn, Finkenberger Almbahnen and Hintertuxer Gletscherbahnen

In our house is a well-sorted library with books on the Alps. 

Zillertal Alps Nature Park

7 km² auf 379 km²

The borders of the nature park have been adjusted and its size has increased by 7km² to 379km². From Mayrhofen, the door to the nature park, the back of the Zillertal is divided – like fingers - into different side valleys. The nature park stretches from an altitude of 1,000m in Ginzling up to an altitude of 3,509m at Hochfeiler and covers all altitude levels of the Central Alps.

Guests of Schöne Aussicht Family can join all guided nature park hikes free of charge. On the hikes you will get plenty of information and background information on the impressive natural and cultural landscape of the back of the Zillertal.

Mountain Biking & Cycling

Paradise for knights in shining lycra

With the mountain or electric bike you can ride along well sign-posted forest trails around Tux. Take advantage of free bicycle transport up Sommerbergalm (2,100m) or use the Finkenberger Almbahnen lifts to get to perfect starting points for your mountain bliss.

Bike & Hike

You ride with the e-maintainbike to the mountian pasture and then continue on foot to the mountain peak. After a unique summit experience, you go back down to the valley on your bike- a perfect comination.

For Leisure Cyclists

And if you prefer a more relaxed pace, you can use the asphalt-covered cycle ways starting from Mayrhofen for a family-friendly cycling excursion. The Zillertalbahn train is an attractive option to shorten the route. Well stored sports shops provide suitable rental equipment for your favourite cycling tour.

The Zillertalbahn offers many possibilities for cyclists: city bikes, bikes for children, seats for children and helmet can be rented and returned at the strain stations. To get back home it is best to take the train. If you want to use your own bike, you can use the train without extra cost for your bike.

(E)-Bike Rental

in the tuxertal

Insider - the sportshop
Vorderlanersbach 83
Tel.: +43 5287 86109

Climbing & via ferratas

Climbing or via ferratas are the trend in mountain sports and allow hikers, of course, only with the appropriate equipment and depending on the level of difficulty, to sniff the realm of the vertical

Hintertux Glacier

Ideal destination for excursions all year round

  • "Brettljausen" gondola
  • Culinary on the Hintertux Glacier
  • Breakfast in a gondola at the Hintertux Glacier
  • Nature's Ice Palace
  • Spannagel Cave

Events

Nowhere else do you get to know the country and its people as well as at typical festivals and events. And how to celebrate properly? That's what they know in Tuxertal!

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