The Alpine Summer
Allow yourself to be amazed by the mountain summer in the Zillertal Arena and recharge your batteries!
Whether classic leisure activities such as hiking, mountaineering and mountain biking or the high ropes course and flying fox: summer in the mountains of the Zillertal Arena offers a wide range of possibilities for people of all ages to enjoy an active holiday - refreshments, water fun and attractions included. Allow yourself to be amazed by the mountain summer in the Zillertal Arena!
Have a great time!
Over 4,000 kilometres of hiking trails are available to you in the Zell im Zillertal, Gerlos, Königsleiten/Wald and Krimm/Hochkrimm region. From easy hiking tours to challenging mountain routes - everything is there. Experience an idyllic, unspoilt natural landscape, a majestic mountain panorama and rustic Alpine huts. Enjoy the healthy, fresh mountain air and the culinary delights of the Alpine inns along the way!
There are many new attractions to discover on the Gerlossetein adventure mountain! You can enjoy a gentle walk through beautiful nature on the Almpromenade to the Zillertal Almtribühne viewing platform, where there is a wonderful view of the Zillertal valley. Children will be excited about the petting zoo and the large playground. For sports enthusiasts and even inexperienced climbers, the Gerlosstein Alpine via ferrata is a delight! If you want an adrenaline kick, try the Almflieger.
For families in particular, the Fichtensee spruce lake on the Rosenalm is a magical attraction. Not far from the Chalets, children and the young at heart can spend an exciting day at the newly designed lake with boat and standup paddleboard hire, observation platform, and a diving and swimming platform. A 'buggy-friendly' Alm circuit connects the popular Spruce Tree Castle with the Spruce Lake. There are also shaded areas in the pines and sanitary facilities! For infants, there is a special cove with shallow water.
A total of 325km of bike trails offer cycling enthusiasts great routes from the Tyrolean Zillertal to Pinzgau in the Salzburg region. There are forest bike trails and single trails - there's something for everyone. Discover the region on an off-road mountain bike or comfortably with an e-bike, and enjoy every minute of the splendid mountain scenery. By the way, the Zillertal Arena is also known as a Bike Arena! With the "Zell-Gerlos Bike Ticket" one ascent is even possible in Gerlos (or alternatively in Zell). The routes range from blue (family friendly) to red (moderately difficult) and challenging, black mountain-bike trails.
One very popular leisure activity in the mountains is climbing. From the Chalets, the Gerlos high ropes course, the Zemmschlucht natural high ropes course in Mayrhofen, the climbing tower in Gerlos, the Gerlosstein via ferrata or the Riederklamm adventure garden offer you the chance to scramble to your heart's content. Have a go and discover the attraction of climbing! The high ropes course in Gerlos, for example, offers 60 stations, including 15 new zip lines (flying foxes).
Golf lovers also get their money's worth in beautiful Zillertal and can indulge in their favourite sport. The 1st golf course in Zillertal in Uderns offers an 18 hole course covering an area of 65 hectares, as well as a practice area with covered tees and a short game area. A PGA golf school and a clubhouse are also available. Play golf in wonderful surroundings and enjoy the restaurant with its top-class cuisine!
The nearby Fichtensee spruce lake and the idyllically situated Durlassboden Reservoir in Gerlos are great places for swimming, splashing around and enjoying water sports. Swimming pools in Zell am Ziller and Mayrhofen, and the open-air pool in Krimml offer a chance to cool off and enjoy swimming in summer. A very special experience for water lovers are the Krimml Waterfalls, where you can experience the power of water first hand. WasserWelten in Krimml also provides some astonishing and interesting facts about water.
The Zillertal Arena has something really special: the breathtaking Alpine roller coaster at the valley station of the Rosenalmbahn cable car in Zell am Ziller. Fun, action and intoxicating speeds are guaranteed here. The speedy toboggan run is 1,450 metres long, with several waves, steep curves and jumps, as well as 360° and 540° loops. Year-round fun for young and old! Children from the age of 10 are allowed to ride on their own.
Canyoning is an adventure for all those who are fit and good on their feet. Canyoning involves fighting your way through raging waters and swirling pools - on an adventurous hike through the gorge. In the Zillertal, you can book tours through Canyoning Schwarzach and Blue Lagoon. A rafting tour is also great fun. Whether in a group or with the family, the wild ride takes you over rapids from where the River Zemm meets the Ziller in Mayrhofen to Hippach!
Zell Leisure Park was completely redesigned in 2018 and offers many opportunities for those seeking action and adventure to spend the day actively trying things out. Families in particular will get their money's worth here! There is an open-air leisure pool with a giant slide and children's pool. For sports fans there are tennis courts, beach volleyball, adventure mini golf, an adventure playground, fun court and a bouldering tower - to name but a few of the attractions.