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Winter Fun in the Zillertal Arena

Winter Magic in the mountains

Experience unforgettable winter holidays in the idyllic winter landscape of the Zillertal Arena. The area includes the villages Zell, Gerlos und Königsleiten. 

The local ski schools give every beginner the opportunity of learning to ski, and advanced skiers the chance to increase their skills. Children and teens are in good hands here, whether they have never tried skiing or want to get back into it.

Aprés ski fun at the over 30 huts and snow bars is known far beyond Austria's borders and guarantees unforgettable holdays. Zell-Hainzenberg presents itself as an eventful entrance to the Zillertal Arena, with the longest illuminated natural toboggan run (7 km long), and the leisure park in Zell am Ziller.

Maybe you want to let everything progess at its own pace while enjoying cross-country skiing in the snow-covered mountains.

The marvellous winter landscape invites you to take romantic walks on numerous winter walking paths.

The FamilY Arena in the Zillertal

Centrally situated in the Zillertal, Zell am Ziller is the perfect entrance point to the Zillertal Arena, the valley's largest ski area.

  • 143 piste kilometers - 11 km black, 89 km red, 43 km blue
  • 52 lifts - 318 hectares of pistes
  • family ski area Gerlosstein in Hainzenberg
  • Children's paradise - 11 ski and snowboard schools
  • 31 huts and snow bars - 200 km of cross-country tracks - 3 permanent race tracks
  • Snowpark Gerlos, Action Park Kreuzwiese, and Funpark Hochkrimml
  • Arena Coaster - the new experience - right next to the bottom station in Zell
  • 1 artificial ice rink - 2 indoor tennis courts / squash
  • 7 km (night) toboggan run (Gerlosstein), illuminated toboggan runs in Gerlos and Krimml
  • Snowtubing (Gerlosstein)
  • free ski bus stops right by our house
  • total lift transportation capacity of 87,700 people  per hour
  • 4 SkiMovie tracks, 4 SpeedCheck tracks, and 4 photopoints

Live Pictures from the Zillertal Arena

Videos of the Zillertal Arena

The Ski Areas of the Zillertal

Skiing AS YOU LIKE IT...

The ski areas in the Zillertal cover about 640 km piste kilometers, of which 80 km are black pistes, about 400 km red, and 165 km blue.

The 167 top modern lifts and ropeways create comparable skiing pleasure from 500 m up to 3,000 m above sea level.

Skiing in the Zillertal im Zillertal also means perfect connections with 26 bus lines, a Super Ski Pass, and a diverse accompanying programme for skiers and winter sport enthusiasts.

Spieljoch Fügen

21 piste km | 550 - 2,020 m

The family-friendly ski area offers 21 km of perfectly prepared pistes, as well as a total of 8 lifts. The marvellous powder snow slopes make this ski area one that's also of considerable interest to pros.

Ski-Optimal Hochfügen-Hochzillertal

155 piste km | 560 - 2,501 m

The ski area that lets you ski until Easter! The unique altitude from 1,500 to 2,500 m ensures a long winter season for the ski area.

Hochfügen can be reached on a well-constructed panorama road. Once there in the high alpine valley, you can explore this extensive ski area amid a splendid mountain landscape.

Mayrhofner Bergbahnen

157 piste km | 630 - 2,500 m

About 160 piste km of all difficulty levels, 48 lifts, and guaranteed snow cover up to 2,500 m altitude! A tip for the daring: a downhill race on the "Harakiri", Austria's steepest piste with an inclinde of 78%.
Boarders and freeskiers will get more than their money's worth in "Vans Penken Park" in Mayrhofen.

Ski And Glacier world Zillertal 3000

227 piste km | 630 - 3,250 m

Austria's most attractive and only whole-year ski area with about 230 km of pistes and powder-snow guarantee from October to May. The pistes are accessible via the Eggalm, Penken, Rastkogel, and the Hintertux Glacier.

The ascent promises dreamlike views. A bit closer to the sky you can enjoy the panorama terrace, the Snow Park, the Tuxer Ferner House, the Sommerbergalm, and the exciting 12-km-long downhill into the valley.

The Glacier Tour

Spend a day on recommended pistes and overcome 15,000 m in altitude and 72 km of diverse downhill runs from 630 m to 3,250 m in the Ski & Glacier World Zillertal 3000.

Skiing in the Zillertal - unlimited snow fun!

Zillertal Ski Lift Status

Toboggan Runs

Winter holidays in the Tyrol must include a proper toboggan race with a stop at a cabin! The longest toboggan run in the Zillertal is a challegen. The ascent on the Gerlosstein lift to the start at 1,650 m altitude is fast and comfortable - and then the race along 7 km can begin. The toboggan run is illuminated until 01:00 a.m., leaving enough time to make a stop at one of the many bars and restaurants.

Toboggan run opening hours

Daily from 10:00 to 16:30
Monday - Saturday: 19:45 to 01:00

Rent a toboggan right by the bottom station of the Gerlosstein lift :

  • Rodelverleih Eberharter, Tel. 0043 5282 3545
  • Rodelcenter Hainzenberg, Tel. 0043 664 8667065 

Toboggan bus

  • Taxi Schneidinger, Tel. 0043 5282 2255
  • Taxi Lois*, Tel. 0043 5282 2625
*Guests are picked up at their respective accomodation. Call for pricing info!
Tel. No. Gerlosstein lift:
 0043 5282 2275 11

Leisure Park Zell im Zillertal

Zell am Ziller is an eventful holiday spot in the largest ski area of the valley, the Zillertal Arena. In the Leisure Park Zell you can enjoy a vast range of indoor and outdoor activities and spend exciting days with the entire family.

Glide across the ice on an area of 1,800 m², accompanied by music, and enjoy the time with your loved ones. Ice hockey and curling are popular activities and turn the time on the ice into an experience. Ice skating and curling rental facilities available (opening hours according to notice - info availble at the Zell Tourism Office).

The leisure park features a tennis center with 3 indoor courts. Enjoy the view on the surrounding landscape through large glass fronts even while playing. A modern 4-lane bowling alley also provides enjoyable hours. Spend a fun and exciting evening with your entire family.

In the restaurant-café, you can savour wonderful regional and international delicacies. Warm up and invigorate yourself while watching your loved ones on the ice rink or the tennis court - and all that with the marvellous view of the surrounding mountains of the Zillertal Arena.

JB Beteiligungen GmbH 
Hochfeldweg 33/2
6280 Rohrberg

Familie Josef Brindlinger
Hochfeldweg 33
6280 Zell am Ziller

Tel.: +43 5282 22050
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