Suggestions for excursions in Tyrol
Show dairy Zillertal
…for awareness regarding the cycle of high quality food: At the show dairy you wil learn in which way fresh grass-fed milk from cows, sheep and goats are being processed and refined to high quality products. During the 'GENUSSlöffeln', you can take your time for a taste and indulge in our pasture milk & yoghurt varieties. On our show dairy farm, you will learn more about our mountain farmers and interesting details about the origin of high quality
food: pasture milk from goats, sheep & cows, from organic chickensand our honey supplier, the bee. All the things that our region and the seasons produce can be found at our restaurant, the alpine dairy kitchen! We will gladly serve you a tasting plate with seven selected pasture milk cheeses, accompanied with fresh dairy butter & farmhouse bread! Visit and enjoy one of our atmospheric events with live music, offered by well-known Zillertal bands, and culinary delights from our dairy kitchen! Discover the regional variety in our farmhouse shop and take a piece of Zillertal back home with you!
Adventure pool Mayrhofen
The adventure pool in Mayrhofen offers water fun for the entire family: Massage jets, adventure showers, swim-out benches, a 101 m long chute with roofed outdoor area provide all the ingredients for a great experience.
The excellent ambiance at the sauna offers all you need in order to relax after a strenuous day of skiing. And the little ones can play to their heart's content at "Wuppys Kinderland" - the kindergarten for young guests that is located in the building
Just a few miles south of Mayrhofen - near the picturesque village Ginzling - you will find Alpine road Schlegeis which will lead to the Schlegeis reservoir. There you can take a closer look at the impressive 131 m and 725 meter long double-curvature arch-gravity dam wall.
In summer the Schlegeis reservoir is the ideal starting point for walks, mountain hiking tours and alpine tours; Pfitscher Joch (col), Olpererhütte (hut), Friesenberghaus (German Alpine Club mountain shelter) and the hiking tour along the reservoir are merely few of many highlights.
The nearly 50 year old, 2.5 km long Wochenspeicher (reservoir) Stillup, is at an altitude of 1116 m and can be reached via the winding toll road. The Alpengasthof is located next to the reservoir - from there you will have to continue on foot ..... There's also a bus in Mayrhofen that can take you there.
Zillergrund, located in the area in front of alpine nature park Zillertaler Alpen, is the 20 km long side valley of the Zillertal valley that stretches to the "Zillergründl" storage reservoir.
Relax and listen to or read the interesting information...since the names, which its inhabitants have given to the surrounding areas, tell us a lot about the way of life of the people in the side valley, in olden days and nowadays.
The 48 km long Zillertaler Höhenstraße (Zillertal High Alpine road) is one of the finest alpine roads within Austria. Visitors can look forward to a lovely drive by car, coach or bus up to an altitude of 2020m. The Zillertal Alpine road is the starting for many mountain hiking tours.
Show gold mine Zell am Ziller
Participate in one of the greatest adventures in the past centuries. Experience what it is like to be in the inside of the mountain. Learn about the working conditions in the mine, the not particularly stuffy lifestyle of the miners and their social environment.
The Zillertalbahn dates back to the times, when travelling by train was a regular adventures. And even nowadays, it is worthwhile to hop on and experience nostalgia. For many adults this may bring back memories, children will see it as an adventure.
FeuerWerk - Holz Erlebnis Welt
Experience wood with all the senses. With a personal audio video guide - offered in six languages - you will learn interesting facts about the history of wood, Co2 emissions & production of pellets.
The tour will come to an end in"Garden of the Airs" that offers a stunning panoramic view of the Zillertal mountain - a place to relax and regenerate. At the SichtBAR you can indulge in culinary delights, while digesting all the information, you have gathered during the tour.
Erlebnis Therme (thermae) Zillertal
Immerse, feel good and relax. You will feel great in the adventure pool, in the bubbling grotto with indirect light; with its eight treatment rooms, you can pamper yourself in the wellness and sauna department and as far as fun and diversity are concerned for the kids - they will thoroughly enjoy themselves as well!
Zillertal regional museum
It's quite hard for us to imagine how our ancestors faced every day challenges with the simple tools they had, at that time. Information about this and much more can be found at the regional museum.