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Experience the Zillertal summer in all its Facets

The first holiday region of the Zillertal is a hiking paradise in the Tyrolean Alps.

The most active valley of the world invites you and your family to experience and discover nature in all its variety. Take your time and hike in peace along the romantic hiking trails and routes of the Zillertal mountain world. Explore 1,400 km of hiking trails and, with the help of the interactive hiking map, discover exciting excursions & sights of interest in Fügen-Kaltenbach.

Zillertaler Höhenstraße

Enjoy the most stunning Alpine panoramas by bike, motorbike, bus or in the comfort of your own car. The Zillertaler Höhenstraße is known as one of the most beautiful mountain roads in Austria. The road was originally built in the 1960s as service road for the Alpine pastures and the mountain streams regulation agency. Over time the road was then also opened up to visitors and can now be reached via five different access roads located in RiedKaltenbachAschau, Zellberg and Hippach .

One way to explore the Zillertal mountains is in the comfort of your own car along the beautiful Zillertaler Höhenstraße. But the High Alpine Road is an amazing experience not only by car, but also by bikeor busunder 10.5 m in length, and something that must not be missed during a summer holiday in the Zillertal valley. Its highest point at 2,020 metres offers day trippers and sport lovers the reward of impressive views of the Tirolean mountains.

Nordic Walking & Running

Fitness-oriented vacationers will find active and athletic challenges in the wonderful natural landscape in the Zillertal on the 125 km of running and Nordic Walking routes in the First Holiday Region Fügen-Kaltenbach. Directions, elevation profiles and more information can be found in the interactive map for downloading and printing.

If you prefer to be accompanied professionally or visit a Nordic Walking course, guide Alex Wex will be there for you.

Zillertal Active Card

From May to October the Zillertal Activcard is the ideal companion for all those who want to fully enjoy the Zillertal and experience it with their families in active and varied way. It is your ticket for mountain railway, train and bus as well as admission and price reduction card at the same time. 


  • One return cable car trip per day on 1 of the 10 cable cars of your choice
  • Free use of most of the regions public transport (except the steam train)
  • Free entry to all 6 outdoor swimming pools (one visit per day)
  • Min. 10 % discount at numerous discount partners in the Zillertal
  • Specially for families: When buying 2 adult tickets (parents) their children travel free on presentation of ID!

Zillertal Summer Cable Cars

There are 10 summer cable cars in Zillertal which will whisk the entire family directly, quickly and extremely comfortably to the best starting points for remarkable tours.

Eight summer cable cars also transport mountain bikes.

Choose from a number of very different mountain adventures: You and your whole family can discover playgrounds which blend in naturally with the mountain scenery, or you can experience an adrenalin kick on a spectacular via ferrata, or you may want to enjoy breakfast in the early morning sun. Unique moments like these will guarantee an unforgettable holiday experience. And to keep track of the holiday budget in the most beautiful time of the year, you'll find the mountain experiences that are included with the purchase of the Zillertal Activcard.

Chalets & Apartments Wachterhof

Familie Schwemberger
Äußere Embergstraße 30
A-6272 Kaltenbach

Tel.: +43 660 5493700

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