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Excursion destinations

The Tux mill

The Tux mill

The fact that hardly any fairytale or saga lacks a mill, can lead to the conclusion that mills used to play a major role in people's live in past times. Being able to grind corn into flour: it meant that people had something to eat. No mill - no flour, no flour - no bread.
Tourist cheese dairy Fügen

Tourist cheese dairy Fügen

Guaranteed that a visit to the show cheese dairy Fügen in the Ziller valley will be an exciting event for the whole family. The alpine dairy, the so-called Sennerei, the place where butter, butter milk, cheese and yoghurt are being processed has a lot more to offer than a tour of the dairy. It also offers a cheese making museum, a screening and various...
Candle factory Gredler

Candle factory Gredler

It is not only exciting for children to see, how candles in all shapes and sizes have been made or dipped for generations.
The Devil's bridge (Teufelsbrücke) in Finkenberg

Devil's bridge (Teufelsbrücke) in Finkenberg

They say it was the devil himself, who built this bridge over the Tux river. The question, whether it was him or simply a masterly example of how Tyrolean wooden bridges are built, will not entirely be answered. But one thing is certain: it is certainly worthwile visiting the bridge, dating back to 1876 and being located at the Dornauer Hof.
Mehlerhaus in Madseit

Mehlerhaus in Madseit

Not only people can tell stories, houses can as well. The Mehlerhaus in Madseit dates back to the 17th century and has so much to tell, that maybe one visit is not enough. Shortly before the end of the 2nd millennium it was still occupied, nowadays it accommodates an exceptional farming museum. Additionally, exhibitions and numerous....
High rope course in Gerlos

High rope course

The high rope course is one big adventure for children and young people. Here, in the open countryside, they can show their skills and burn themselves out.
Experience alpine dairy Ziller valley

Experience alpine dairy (Sennerei) Ziller valley

Slightly outside of the village Mayrhofen, in the district of Hollenzen is where the experience alpine dairy Ziller valley, the so-called Sennerei Zillertal, is located. From afar one can see the spotted cows on the Sennerei, indicating there is something special to see there: a transparant 6000 sq m large plant that processes milk and produces cheese and grants its visitors a glimpse behind the scenes.
Museum Strasserhäusl

Museum Strasserhäusl

The Strasserhäusl was built in the year 1714 and is a listed building. It is well-known due to its wonderful collection of country antiques, but mainly to the fact that the Strasser family children sang the song "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" (Silent Night, Holy Night) here in the year 1832, after which it found its way to Leipzig and around the world.
Ziller valley regional museum

The Ziller valley regional museum

The Ziller valley regional museum gives the visitors an impression of the simple farmer's life our ancestors led. An entire farm has been relocated to its present location in Zell am Ziller.
World of candles (Kerzenwelt) Ramsau

Kerzenwelt (World of candles) Ramsau

In the World of candles (Kerzenwelt) in Ramsau the visitors can admire a wide variety of artfully dipped and embellished candles, but also set their hand at candle dipping and demonstrate their creativity. Dipping candles is a handicraft that goes back a 100 years and that is still kept up and practised nowadays.
Arena Coaster

Arena coaster

Experience speed, feel the adrenaline rush. That's easy during winter holidays in the Ziller valley - after all there are numerous downhill runs to choose from. But what to do when summer has arrived? Even then 2 dynamic opportunities present themselves: in the warmer months the Zillertal Arena turns into a true eldorado for mountain bikers. Should the steep.....
Tourist gold mine Zell im Zillertal

Tourist gold mine Zell im Zillertal

Gold has always fascinated man, has been reason for many wars, but also the basis for prosperity, wealth, culture and creation. Located in Zell am Ziller is the tourist gold mine Hainzenberg that offers an appealing guided tour, providing inside information regarding mining and mining history.
Alpine garden Kaltenbach

Alpengarten (Alpine garden) Kaltenbach

What would the Alps be without their mountain flowers? Fine natural plants, including the gentian, edelweiss, cyclamen and silver thistle can be found in a small paradise, the Alpengarten near Kaltenbach. The Alpenblumenweg (the Alp flower road) that will lead you to the Alpengarten is quite an experience in itself.
Nature's ice palace at the Hintertux glacier

Nature's Ice Palace in the Hintertux glacier

Here is where Mother Nature was busy constructing - and kept her masterpiece hidden from us for a long time. It was in the year 2007 and by pure coincidence when Roman Erler discovered the glacial crevasse, now called nature's ice palace (Natur Eis Palast).
Storage reservoir Durlaßboden

Storage reservoir Durlassboden

The useability of the landscape in the Wildergerlos valley was practically non-exjstent before the storage reservoir came. A small number of pastures, barren land with marshy soil, with hardly any agricultural or touristic value. With the storage reservoir the Durlassboden became important. Nowadays it is not only the federal state boundary between Tyrol and Salzburg, but primarily a ....
Tourist mine in the Spieljoch

Tourist mine at the Spieljoch

From Fügen, the Spieljochbahn and Knappensteig will take the hiker in approx. 45 minutes to the 1.783 metre high tourist mine, the highest situated of its kind in Austria. For children, youngsters and adults an exciting excursion, entering the mountain, just like the mineworkers used to do, breathe in the moist and cold cave air and absorb the mine's might and eeriness.....
Wood carving Burgstaller

Wood carving Burgstaller

In Hainzenberg one can visit the Burgstaller family and see in person, how skilfully they cut wooden figures. Whichever size between 20cm and 1 metre the figure will measure, it can be made. An extensive mineral collection can also be admired, including the famous Ziller valley granet and other alpine minerals.....
Via ferrata Gerlossteinwand

Via ferrata Gerlossteinwand

The first starting point for this tour lies between Gerlos and Zell. From there you can take the Gerlossteinbahn to the starting point of the via ferrata.
Bird nature trail in Hart

Bird nature trail in Hart

Facing Fügen, east from the river Ziller is where the lovely small village of Hart is located. On the south side of the parish church the bird nature trail (Vogellehrpfad) begins that leads you through nature during 2-3 hours and past the beautiful Haselbach waterfalls. During this tour via the Hart bird nature trail, large aviaries and a flight cage will invite the visitors, to ......
Panorama terrace at the Hintertux glacier

Panorama terrace at the Hintertux glacier

There are not many places in the world that offer a wide, open view to the Großglockner, Zugspitze and Dolomites at the same time. At 3250 m you will find the panorama terrace at the Hintertux glacier that offer this unique view of the Alps.
FeuerWerk - a sensory world of wood

FeuerWerk - a sensory world of wood

It hardly happens that power stations are worth visiting, but it's a different story at FeuerWerk and its sensory world of wood. Guaranteed, you will have a great time during this excursion, since the ultramodern Fügen biomass combined heat and power station has become an exciting location for events, gastronomy, seminars, conferences, concerts, theatrical performances, exhibitions, visits and education.
Adventure and leisure park Aufenfeld

Adventure and leisure park Auenfeld

Located between Kaltenbach and Zell am Ziller is the small village of Aschau. Here is where you will find a small paradise for those, seeking leisure and recreation. Campers have known the adventure park Auenfeld for quite a while campers, but due to its good location and ample recreational facilities it is just as worthwhile and suitable for a day excursion.
Schnaps distilleries in the holiday region Mayrhofen - Hippach

Schnaps distilleries

For hundreds of years various types of fruit brandy have been manufactured. The Schnaps is made by fermentation and destillation of several fruit varieties.
Adventure spa Zillertal

Adventure spa Zillertal

It doesn't always have to be the extensive hiking tour. For those, who would like to do something else for a change and appreciate a change of scene, the modern adventure spa is the ideal destination.
Adventure playground in Zell am Ziller

Adventure playground in Zell am Ziller

A paradise for children and adolescents, who often associate holidays in the mountain with "tedious" hiking tours. Those who have been to the adventure playground in Zell am Ziller, really has something to talk about.
Hiking paradise Spieljoch

Hiking paradise Spieljoch

You've come to the right address if you would like to combine great views of the Ziller valley with fun, excitement and variation. The hiking paradise Spieljoch offers all that. Although the area is called hiking paradise, it can also be reached by gondola. No need to struggle your way up, should the children have no patience and rather proceed to the climbing crag straight away.
Natural bathing lake Schlitters

Natural bathing lake Schlitters

At the entrance to the Ziller valley and not far from Fügen is where you will your find the Schlitter lake. The recreational area around the Schlitter lake was opened in the year 2000 and has continuously been developed ever since. Being close to nature and experiencing nature is the motto here.
The Tauern power stations

Tauern power stations

Nestled between mountains and glaciers is the alpine storage reservoir Kaprun. A great scenery, perfect for beautiful hiking and climbing tours.
Natural monument Spannagel cave

Natural monument Spannagel cave

The Spannagel cave is located at the Hintertux glacier that measures an until now registered length of over 10 km and is the largest cave within the central Alps. The tour of the cave stretches over 500 metres and is a unique event for both adults and children.