Aside from its sporting opportunities and natural beauty, Zillertal also has a number of regional highlights to offer. Have you heard of Hall, with its vivacious Old Town and its own very special charm? Castles, palaces, the Crystal World - within a radius of 45 km there are countless opportunities for half- or all-day outings. We have compiled some interesting ideas for you. But bear in mind, they represent barely a snippet of everything available in the region. These trips are also an outstanding back-up plan, whenever the weather is less than ideal.
Zillertal specialties direct from the producer. Here at this meat-curing facility, you will be able to take a look behind the scenes of a traditional family business. Allow yourself to be initiated into the secrets, passed down from one generation to the next, of bacon production.
Erlebnissennerei Zillertal (Zillertal Diary)
How do they get those holes in Swiss cheese anyway? How do they make butter? You learn the answers to questions such as these as you enjoy a multi-media and live tour of the 6,000 m² Zillertal dairy. From theory to practice: and during a tasting of their milk and cheese specialties, you will be able to convince yourself of the high quality of their products. You can also purchase your favourite products directly.
Zillertalbahn (Zillertal Railway)
For over 100 years, trains on the Zillertal railway having been huffing and puffing through the valley. Enjoy a ride through the snowy wintery countryside on a vintage train.
The crystal carriage, which is inset with thousands of crystals, is truly unique.
Zillertaler Höhenstraße (High Road)
The Zillertal High Road is one of the most beautiful alpine roads in Austria. During your climb from 550 to 2,020 meters, enjoy the magical views of the Zillertal Alps. Numerous country inns along the road guarantee you'll never go hungry or thirsty! And best of all: The fun all begins close to our hotel!
Gold-Schaubergwerk (gold mine)
Zell am Ziller greets you with a grand adventure plucked from centuries past. Feel how alive he heart of the mountain truly is. During an impressive multi-media presentation in the mine gallery itself, you will learn the 350-year cultural history of this virtually forgotten branch of the region's economy.
Skiing enjoyment 365 days out of the year! Ride the highest cable car of its kind up to the scenic road at 3,250 meters above sea level. The fantastic views extending from the Großglockner to the Dachstein Massif, the Dolomites and the Zugspitze are sure to take your breath away.
Spannagelhöhle (Spannagel cave)
Directly beneath the Spannagelhaus on Hintertuxer Glacier, your subterranean adventure begins: At a length of 10 km, the cave located at the Spannagelhaus is the most significant in all of Tyrol. It provides us with insights into the high-alpine karstifcation of the crystals, banded marble etc.