1 valley – 1,400 km of hiking trails
The most active valley of the world invites you and your family to experience and discover nature in all its variety. Take your time and hike in peace 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 till end of October, in the context of the hiking week, guided tours with experienced mountain and hiking guides are available, as well as themed trails and excursions to the Spieljochbahn . Especially for hiking with children , the first holiday region of the Zillertal Fügen-Kaltenbach offers interesting hiking and themed trails and special climbing courses , so that your children quickly learn to be proficient climbers in their summer vacation in the Zillertal. The hiking buses of the region Fügen-Kaltenbach take you quickly and comfortably to your starting point and after hiking again fetch you from the destination. Hiking in the Zillertal: Here you can find a suitable hiking experience for each taste!
A trip to the 'Aar-Wirt' in the hiking area of Hochfügen is very rewarding, for it is there that you will receive a wonderful welcome and enjoy delicious foods after a long or a short hike during your holiday in the Zillertal . In the Spieljoch hiking area , the Geolsalm , Gartalm and the Kohleralmhof are great places to enjoy a mountain experience which is a little bit different and to bring a day of hiking or cycling to a proper end.
One very special event which attracts thousands of visitors to the Zillertal and the Fügen-Kaltenbach region every year is the alpine cattle drive , renowned for being a colourful spectacle to mark the end of the summer. Elaborately adorned, the grazing cattle head back into the valley to their barns, after their summer sojourn on the alpine pastures. It is not just the cows and the sheep which receive a celebratory welcome, the herdsmen and farmers who really look after their animals throughout the year, do too.
Zillertal, which spans 1400km, has a variety of hiking paths of various difficulty levels. You can start your hiking tour directly from each of the twelve towns in the Fügen-Kaltenbach region. The interactive hiking map helps you make optimal plans and preparations, providing information about various different routes and tours in Zillertal. The tours on the map can also be downloaded for use offline .
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 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.
All around hiking
- approx. 1,400 km of hiking trails (from easy to demanding)
numerous huts, alpine snack bars and mountain dairy farms
interesting themed hikes