Fügen in the Zillertal
With around 4000 inhabitants, Fügen is the largest town in the Zillertal - the "most active valley of the world". In days past Fügen gradually gained in importance thanks to mining and over the course of the decades it has become one of the top holiday destinations in the Alps. Today Fügen is the epitome of a winter & summer holiday in Tyrol – here the most fastidious holiday wishes are fulfilled. The variety-packed range ofleisure activities in and around Fügen in the Zillertal provide something for everyone, of all ages, all year-round. For active sports enthusiasts as well as when on holiday with children or when spending your vacation with dog, a stay in Fügen will always be an absolute experience.
Another highlight awaits in the centre of Fügen - Zillertal's Erlebnistherme – and plenty of shopping opportunities and restaurants. There are eight ski hire points in total and dozens of restaurants and bars, of various types, in Fügen. All train enthusiasts can get on the Zillertalbahn at the stop directly in Fügen and explore Zillertal from Jenbach to Mayrhofen. A variety-packed programme is available to those who have an interest in culture too. Find out more about the history of Fügen and the culture of the Zillertal in the local history museum, or sneak a peek over the shoulders of the Alpine dairymen in the hay milk dairy and see how milk and cheese produce is made.
The wood adventure realm 'FeuerWerk' is a real tip for your holiday in Fügen too. Binderholz, one of the leading European sawmills, provides guided tours of the biomass heat and power station, which has various sections to visit – guaranteed to be a great experience for all the family. The SichtBAR in the sawmill provides a wonderful view of the entire sawmill facility and over Fügen too. You get to enjoy some gourmet indulgence in the special ambience and the wonderful architectural wood features.
In summer, you will actively and sportively enjoy the wonderful panorama of the surrounding mountain world when hiking at the Spieljoch, Nordic Walkingor with the bicycle and mountain bike. Spend entertaining and exciting hours at Fügen’s very own mountain, the Spieljoch. At the summit station of the Spieljoch cable car families on holiday with children are welcomed by a large fun park, a playground and a climbing crag for kids. From there, you can comfortably reach the Spieljoch summit cross via the summit barefoot trail! Day-trip destinations, such as the local history museum at Widumspfiste, the show dairy Fügen, the Zillertaler Speckstube and many historical chapels and churches lend Fügen its special character.
In winter, the Spieljoch family skiing area in Fügen is perfectly suited for skiing with children and offers easy to master training hills for beginners in the valley and long descents up the mountain. Using the free ski bus you can fast and comfortably access the neighbouring skiing area Hochfügen-Hochzillertal. In the excellent and popular skiing resorts Hochfügen-Hochzillertal and Spieljoch you are awaited by modern lift systems and numerous kilometres of perfectly groomed pistes. After an exciting skiing day, you can enjoy après-ski and lodge parties at their best in one of the many lodges! Apart from winter activities like romantic snowshoeing, or hiking you can also enjoy tobogganing, cross-countryskiing and iceskating in the holiday region Fügen-Kaltenbach. Fun for the whole family thus is guaranteed.
When playing, having fun and action your children will fully enjoy the Erlebnistherme Zillertal spa complex. While your kids unwind, you can enjoy relaxation and peace in the spa area of Erlebnistherme Zillertal complex. In summer, the outdoor swimming pools and bathing lakes of the holiday region Fügen-Kaltenbach invite you and your family to take refreshing dips after an active day in the mountains or in the valley.
Fügen in the Zillertal and its surroundings offer you a great variety of cosy accommodations, which will turn your summer and winter vacation into an unforgettable experience! Whether holiday apartment, inn, spa hotel or farm holidays, use the accommodation search and discover our attractive package deals in the 12 charming villages of the first holiday region in the Zillertal!
HIGHLIGHTS IN FÜGEN
Spieljoch train & tourist mine
Starting point for wonderful hikes and for additional day-trip destinations such as a climbing crag for kids, the barefoot trail and water fun park, a tour of the tourist mine, which can be reached within about 45 min.
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.