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Activities in the Zillertal

Day-trips & sights

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The first holiday region in the Zillertal is the ideal starting point for numerous exciting day-trips and sights in Fügen-Kaltenbach and the wonderful natural scenery in the Zillertal.

Have you already enjoyed the view from the impressive Zillertaler Höhenstraße? Or have you witnessed, how milk turns into cheese in a traditional alpine dairy? The Zillertal, of course, also offers the possibility of leisurely strolling through its municipalities and of exploring the picturesque scenery with the romantic Zillertalbahn. The nature experiences in the Zillertal, like the natural ice palace, offer unique views of the alpine region. The first holiday region in the Zillertal Fügen-Kaltenbach has unforgettable day-trips for each taste, experiences and sights on offer. The Zillertal offers the best conditions to spend summer and winter holidays with children and friends or as a couple with a new and varied experience every day.

Museum in the Widumspfiste

A historical journey through time exploring culture and customs.

The Museum in the Widumspfiste is at home in a building in Fügen, which was first mentioned in 1050. It offers a historical time journey providing information on culture and customs. Take a look yourself and learn about local culture when spending you holiday in the Zillertal.


The world of wood

Seminars & conferences, arts & culture, gala evenings & events as well as guided tours through one of the most modern and economical biomass cogeneration plants. This is what the FeuerWerk world of wood has on offer in conjunction with the SichtBAR bar / restaurant in Fügen. Drop by and see how the power station turns into a cultural centre.

FeuerWerk Fügen will take you to the world of wood!

Zillertaler Höhenstraße

The 48 km-long Zillertaler Höhenstraße is among Austria’s most beautiful alpine roads.

It offers a wonderful ride up to an altitude of 2020 m – by car, bus, or the bicycle/mountain bike and is starting point for numerous hikes.

Accessible from mid- May to the end of October (depending on snow conditions)

Zillertalbahn & steam train

Whether with the Diesel train or with the steam train in summer – the Zillertalbahn is a unique experience.

Every half hour the Zillertalbahn takes passengers over a distance of 32 km from Jenbach and Mayrhofen. Once per day the historical steam train runs from Jenbach to Mayrhofen and back.

A really special experience!

Zillertaler specialities

The first holiday region in the Zillertal around Fügen-Kaltenbach will pamper your palates with culinary delicacies and typical Tyrolean specialities. Incomparable treats guaranteed! Take a look behind the scenes of the providers in the Zillertal on a trip around Fügen-Kaltenbach and the region.

More detailed information on individual activities is available from the tourism association.

Nature experiences in the Zillertal

Natural ice palace

The nature experiences in the Zillertal offer unique views of the Zillertal’s alpine regions. From natural ice palace, all the way to the Spannagel cave in Hintertux. Many experiences are equally suited for your vacation with kids.

Hintertux Glacier – The emotional high at 3,250 m

Additional day-trip destinations outside the region


Swarovski Kristallwelten

Be enchanted by the crystal worlds in Wattens! The miracle chambers designed by André Heller impress with their uniqueness and take you into a completely new phantasy world. The extensive garden area invites you to stay after your visit. Distance approx. 30 km – open daily from 09.00 am - 6:30 pm

Follow the traces of the miners…

Silberbergwerk Schwaz

The mine train first takes you 800m deep into the largest silver mine of the Middle Ages, where you can discover how silver and copper were mined 500 years ago. Distance approx. 16 km - opening hours: May - September (09.00 am - 5.00 pm) / October - April (10.00 am - 4.00 pm)

Sports - fun - recreation


Experience the Achensee in all its facets. Whether sportive with friends or relaxed together with your family, the Achensee offers variety for everyone. Distance approx. 25 km

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Additional day-trip destinations within a radius of up to 50 km

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