Aschau in the Zillertal
The holiday village of Aschau in the Zillertal is set in a tranquil , exclusive location at the crossover area between the upper and lower area of the valley, making it an optimum starting point for all sorts of leisure activities in the Zillertal . The village of Aschau, which has a population of 1600, gets its name from the extensive wetland areas covered the bottom of the valley in medieval times.
Aschau is particularly popular with families and ski enthusiasts who appreciate its proximity to the Hochfügen-Hochzillertal and Zillertal Arena ski areas.The Aschau ski run from the Hochzillertal ski area finishes just outside the town and from there it is a short journey to the village via the free ski bus . For all camping fans Campingplatz Aufenfeld is in Aschau, a fantastic site in the heart of the valley .
Aschau also offers wonderful food , whether it is in the town centre or on the mountain for some après-ski. From a traditional guest house , to pizzeria , to a western saloon , there is an inn to suit everyone. The local bakers and butchers also provide wonderful fresh food from Zillertal, while for sports fans, as well as the extensive natural surroundings, there is also a fitness studio in Aschau.
Aschau in the Zillertal is an optimum location for a car-free holiday . Directly connected to the Zillertalbahn, the Zillertal area can be explored by steam train and by bus . In winter there is a free ski bus available during your winter holiday, bringing you quickly and comfortably to the Hochzillertal-Hochfügen and Spieljoch ski areas and to the neighbouring towns.
In summer, the pretty village is the ideal starting point for numerous sportive activities such as bicycle and mountain bike tours, Nordic Walking and running, climbing and an exciting visit in the high wire garden in Kaltenbach. The surrounding localities of the first holiday region Fügen-Kaltenbach can all be reached by bus or with the Zillertalbahn within a few minutes only.
In winter, Aschau in the Zillertal offers numerous activities to its visitors admist the breath-taking nature backdrop of the Zillertaler Alps as well. Whether romantic winter hiking, speedy tobogganing or relaxing at the Erlebnistherme Zillertal spa complex , the first holiday region in the Zillertal always has the matching highlight for every taste on offer.
On the opposite side of the valley, you will find the probably most attractive camping site in the Zillertal, the Camping Aufenfeld site in Aschau , with activity and sports facilities for all ages. Camping in the Zillertal is an entirely special experience, whether when spending your summer vacation with children, on holiday with your dog or romantically as a couple.
Come to Aschau in the Zillertal and experience wonderful camping holidays together with your entire family!
HIGHLIGHTS IN ASCHAU
Zillertal climbing centre
No matter what the season, the Zillertal climbing centre offers pure climbing fun for the whole family – one of the many activities in Fügen-Kaltenbach and the first holiday region in the Zillertal! This Eldorado for sports and climbing lovers is located amidst the Aufenfeld recreational park and offers additional variety with bathing lake, beach volleyball court, skate park and much more!
Zillertaler Höhenstrasse is one of Austria’s most beautiful alpine roads and starting point of numerous mountain hikes. At a total length of 48 kilometres, it is accessible from mid-May to the end of October (depending on snow conditions). Access to this unique panorama road is possible right from the centre of Aschau in the Zillertal.
Outdoor sports in the Zillertal
Various water activities, summer skiing & mountain boarding, paragliding, canyoning and rafting will turn your holidays into one great experience. In Aschau, you will find the offices of both Aktivzentrum Zillertal + Freiluftakademie. Simply drop by and book your action package!
Aufenfeld recreational park & camping
A stay in the Aufenfeld recreational & camping park is ideal when spending your family vacation in Fügen-Kaltenbach. The generous experience area with bathing lake, beach volleyball court, playgrounds and much more is a real Eldorado for active holidaymakers and families with children.
Skiing area Hochzillertal
The skiing area Hochzillertal sets completely new standards for a perfect skiing vacation – whether for snowboard pros, tobogganing kings or when skiing with children and the whole family.
Here you can find an overview of all events that the First Holidayregion of the Zillertal offers. The diversity of the events is huge. Traditional & cultural events, music events as well as diverse theaters and family festivities will await you in your holiday in Fügen-Kaltenbach.
The perfect vacation in Aschau in the Zillertal, of course, also requires suitable accommodation. Whether holiday apartment, inn or hotel, use our accommodation search and discover our attractive package deals in the 12 charming villages of the first holiday region in the Zillertal, both in winter and summer!