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Hiking in the Zillertal

The holiday region Erste Ferienregion im Zillertal is a hiking paradise in the Tyrolean Alps

The most active valley in the world invites you and your family to experience and discover nature in all its variety. Take your time and hike along the romantic hiking trails and routes of the Zillertal mountain world. Explore 1,400 km of hiking trails and with the help of the interactive hiking map, discover exciting excursions & sights of interest in Fügen-Kaltenbach.

From the beginning of June to the end of October, you can choose from guided hikes with experienced mountain and hiking guides, theme trails and excursions to the Spieljochbahn cable car. The Fügen-Kaltenbach holiday region offers a variety of hiking and theme trails and special climbing courses, especially for children, so that they quickly become little climbing pros during their summer holiday in the Zillertal. The hiking buses in the Fügen-Kaltenbach region take you quickly and comfortably to your starting point and pick you up again after the hike from your destination. Hiking in Fügen-Kaltenbach: There is a hiking experience for every taste!

A stop on the mountain - huts & mountain pastures
Along the many different hiking routes in the Zillertal, cosy snack stations, rustic alpine pastures and inns await you and provide you with regional specialties. Stop off at a rustic mountain hut on a hike or mountain bike tour and enjoy the mountain panorama that surrounds you. The Zillertal Hut Guide offers an overview of open huts and mountain pastures.

The Almabtrieb is a special event that attracts thousands of visitors to the Zillertal and the Fügen-Kaltenbach region every year. Also known as a colorful festival at the end of the summer, the elaborately decorated grazing cattle is led back down to their home stables after the summer pasture. There, not only the cows and sheep are festively celebrated, but also the shepherds and farmers, who take care of the animals all year round.

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Sonnenuntergang am Gilfert Hochfügen

Tips and information about hiking in Fügen - Kaltenbach

With its 1,400 km, the Zillertal offers a multitude of hiking trails of varying degrees of difficulty. You can start your hiking tour directly from any of the twelve villages in the Fügen-Kaltenbach region. For optimal planning and preparation, the interactive hiking map will help you, where you can find information about various routes and tours in the Zillertal. The map also offers the direct download of the tours for offline use.

The hike in the Märzengrund in Stumm in Zillertal (route no.39) is a fantastic tip for some time-out on hot summer days. The starting point for the hike is Stumm, on the sunny side of the Zillertal. From there the hike proceeds along the  Märzenbach, up to Gmünder Alm (1338 metres). Walking time for this hike is around 6 hours, and on the 18.9 km there is around 850 metres altitude to tackle. A tip for everyone who wants to enjoy some fresh mountain air in the Zillertal Alps during their summer holiday.  More hiking tips in Zillertal can be found further down the page.



Hiking tip to the intermediate station for the Spieljochbahn

The Zillertal hike which starts in the centre of Fügen is ideal for pleasure-oriented and active holiday-makers in the summer. Proceed from Fügen via the Goglhof to the Kohleralmhof. Hiking time for the 7.4km hike is around 3 hours, with a total of 655 metres altitude tackled. From the tourist board office in the centre of Fügen, the path heads to the Marienberg church. From there turn left on to Graf-Fieger-Weg until you come to a small bridge. Then follow the signposts for Gasthaus Goglhof. From the Goglhof the path continues to 'Kühstein' farm. Continue on the gravel path to the junction for the intermediate station of the Spieljochbahn and Gasthaus Kohleralmhof. For the return route you can now head the shuttle bus to Fügen back downhill.

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Mountain hiking guides Zillertal

Whether on offered hikes or on privately planned tours, you can rely on the skills and knowledge of the hiking and mountain guides of the Fügen-Kaltenbach region specified below.

Feel safe during your adventure in the Zillertal, whether you are mountain climbing or hiking. In the most active valley of the world, proven mountain and hiking guides will actively support and advise you on your personal tour. Let one of our professionals impart his knowledge about nature in the Zillertal and enjoy, together with friends, children and family, unique experiences and prospects when hiking and mountain climbing.

Discover the enchanting mountain world of the Zillertal Alps on guided hikes and explore the Hochzillertal-Hochfügen and Spieljoch-Fügen regions, otherwise known as a ski area, also in summer. The Spieljoch cable car takes you up to the fantastic hiking area at around 1,800m in summer. Optimal starting points for hikes in Kaltenbach are located directly on the Zillertaler Höhenstraße, which leads through the Hochzillertal ski area. The hiking bus takes you from Uderns or Fügen directly to the tranquil hiking area Hochfügen. Here, pure nature and tranquility awaits you!

Climb not only in the climbing center Zillertal, but also experience with certified mountain and hiking guides the experience of mountaineering up close and in the beautiful natural landscape of the Zillertal. So that you can really enjoy your hike, please always pay attention to the current, regional weather forecast.

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