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Aschau im Zillertal

The idyllic mountain resort of Aschau im Zillertal offers vacation and relaxation to you amidst the magnificent mountain world 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 restaurants, whether it is in the town centre or on the mountain. 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, 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 whole valley can be explored by steam train and by bus. In winter a free ski bus is available during your holiday which brings you quickly and comfortably to the Hochzillertal-Hochfügen and Spieljoch ski area and to the neighbouring towns.

Sommerpanorama Aschau im Zillertal
Winterpanorama Aschau
Skifahrer Hochfügen-Hochzillertal gutes Wetter
Bergpanorama Höhenstraße Zillertal
Spaß beim Rodeln Rodelbahn Spieljoch


In summer, the family village is the ideal starting point for numerous sport activities such as bicycle and mountain bike tours, Nordic Walking and running, climbing and an exciting visit to the high rope course in Kaltenbach. The surrounding villages of the first holiday region Fügen-Kaltenbach can be reached in a few minutes by bus or the Zillertal Railway. In addition, the Fichtenschloss in Zell am Ziller is only a few minutes away with the bus that stops directly at the Rosenalmbahn. You can also reach the Zillertaler Höhenstraße directly via the ascent Aschau. Next to numerous snack stations and cozy huts, beautiful hiking trails and tours await you there.


In winter, Aschau im Zillertal offers its visitors numerous activities amidst the breathtaking natural scenery of the Zillertal alps. Whether romantic winter hiking, rapid tobogganing or relaxing in the Erlebnistherme Zillertal, the first holiday region in the Zillertal always has the right highlight on offer for every wish and taste. Aschau is particularly popular because of its fantastic location. The valley descent of the skiing area Hochzillertal-Hochfügen ends directly in the village. The free ski bus also takes you to the skiing areas Spieljoch and Hochzillertal-Hochfügen at the entrance of the valley and the Zillertal Arena in the holiday region Zell-Gerlos in just a few minutes. 

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


The 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.


Every day another experience! With our summer childrens programme we offer lots of fun and action in your family vacation in the Zillertal. Climbing, children's party, visiting a farm and much more!

Swimming & Bathing

After a hike, a bike tour or also after a visit to one of our countless sights, there is nothing more refreshing than jumping into the cool water. Our wonderful outdoor swimming pools and lakes offer children and adults a pleasant refreshment on hot summer days and guarantee unforgettable water fun. Furthermore, our Erlebnis-Therme Zillertal spa complex also offers bathing fun for the whole family whatever the weather is like.


No matter which season, the Zillertal climbing centre offers pure climbing fun for the whole family – one of several 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 a bathing lake, beach volleyball court, skate park and much more!


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.

Skiing Area Spieljoch

Skiing on 25.6 kilometres of slopes, a round on the funslope, tobogganing on the 5.5. kilometres long toboggan run or winter hiking to the peak? The Spieljoch family skiing area has a varied offer both in summer and winter – fun in the mountains and in the midst of nature is a top priority here!


From June till October we offer guided hikes in our holiday region Fügen-Kaltenbach every week!


A stay in Aufenfeld recreational & camping park is ideal for 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.


Discover all events that take place in the first holiday region Fügen-Kaltenbach. From music and culture, customs and traditional festivals, to sport events and daily hiking programs. Find current events of all places of the region Fügen-Kaltenbach and arrange your weekly or evening program individually according to your own wishes.


Discover the first holiday region comfortably and stress-free with the Zillertal railway and enjoy your car-free holiday in the Zillertal to the fullest.

Golf in the Zillertal

For all golf friends, the Zillertal offers a unique location for unforgettable golf pleasure in alpine style. The newly built Golfclub Zillertal in the middle of the mountains captivates with over 65 hectares of playing area, 35 tees, a modern clubhouse with sun lounge at the 4-star Superior Hotel with culinary delights on Haute Cuisine level and so much more!


Experience the region Fügen-Kaltenbach! In our popular hiking program every hiker from beginner to professional, from relaxed to ambitious will find the right thing! The guided hiking tours take place weekly from June to October in the first holiday region Fügen-Kaltenbach.