On holiday in the Zillertal in summer

Although many people associate Austria and the Zillertal with winter sports, this area is also ideal for booking a summer holiday! Where the mountains offer space for skiers and snowboarders in winter, you can enjoy the beautiful nature, green surroundings and fresh air here in the summer period.

The Zillertal offers a beautiful nature park with mountains up to 3500m altitude. The nature park was awarded in 2015. With four different holiday regions, you will always find a suitable holiday destination with numerous activities and opportunities for young and old.

Hikes in the Zillertal

Have you booked a summer holiday in the Zillertal? Then taking a (mountain) hike is an absolute must! Accompanied by a certified mountain guide, you will discover the most beautiful places in the area. Zilertal-reisen.com specializes in this field and offers you the opportunity to take a walk accompanied by a certified private guide. Throughout the summer, we organize various beautiful hikes through the Zillertal Alps Nature Park and the surroundings of Mayrhofen. Our certified mountain guide speaks Dutch, German and English. In addition, you can make a choice in terms of difficulty and length of the hike. We guarantee an unforgettable hike, where you can experience the beauty of the mountains and the natural park to the fullest. You can book a walk with us from as little as one person. 

Fietsen in het Zillertal

The Zillertal is known for its beautiful surroundings, conviviality, activity, but above all sportsmanship. With hundreds of kilometres of hiking and mountain biking trails, you won't get bored easily! Different levels are also taken into account for the mountain bike routes. You can go on a bike ride here as a family with children, but also as a starting mountain biker or as an experienced mountain biker.  The combination of fresh mountain air, exercise and nature provide the ultimate feeling of relaxation.

Water sports in the Zillertal

In the Zillertal you can find numerous mountain lakes. During your summer holiday in the Zillertal, visiting mountain lakes is a special activity to undertake. You can take a dip in the (ice-cold) water, you can simply relax and enjoy the surroundings and in some cases you can book a mountain hut to spend the night at the lake. Between Gerlos and Königsleiten is the Stausee, a large lake where you can also practice water sports.

Zillertal Aktivcard

To discover the Zillertal in the summer period, you can use the Activcard. This card gives you access to the 'highlights' in the area. In addition, you can make unlimited use of public transport and mountain railways, so you don't have to miss anything of the area.