• Right on the doorstep Zillertal Railway
• Half day excursions
• Full day excursions
Right on the doorstep
Zillertal Steam Train
Take a ride to Jenbach or Mayrhofen on the steam train
Special features: Steam train, western style train, open-sided carriage, become a Zillertal engine driver for a day.
Zillertal High Alpine Road – 550 to 2,020 m
Take a minibus ride up the alpine road and enjoy the fantastic panoramic views of the Zillertal Alps. It is the ideal starting point for hikes, for visiting the unique Zillertal Alpine Garden, and much more.
Half day excursions
Zillertal Gold Show Mine
The excursion starts at the cheese dairy museum and the Hainzenberg zoo above Zell am Ziller. From there, it takes you down the mountain to the “Holzschnitzerei” (root wood carvings) and gemstones exhibition, on to the local history museum and the “Maria Rast” pilgrimage chapel, through the forest, where you arrive at your destination – the gold mine itself.
Guided tour: Every hour with adventure walk (incl. protective clothing) approx. 2 hours
Distance (one way): 7 km
Shopping trip to Mayrhofen, wide selection of restaurants, shops and pleasant town centre ...
Distance (one way): 15 km
Take a ride up to the Sommerbergalm (2,100 m) or to the Tuxer Fernerhaus alpine huts (2,660 m) or take the cable car to the Gefrorene Wand (frozen wall) at the very top (3,250 m).
Distance (one way): 47 km
Kufstein Fortress – Take a ride on the panoramic funicular, visit the museum and prison, and take an underground walk through the Felsengang...
Riedel Glass – “Sinnfonie” show – Experience how glassmakers create a symphony using glass (multimedia show).
Distance (one way): 45 km
Full day excursions
Europe's highest waterfalls in the Hohe Tauern National Park
Our tip: Drive over the Gerlos Pass (Krimml Waterfalls) – Thurn Pass – Kitzbühel – Ellmau (Wilder Kaiser) – Kufstein – Zillertal (round trip approx. 180 km)
Distance (one way): 50 km
At 9.4 km long, it is one of most beautiful alpine lakes.
Our tip: Take a round trip by boat (2 hours) and stroll round Pertisau, or take the Jenbach – Seespitz steam operated cog railway.
Distance (round trip): 25 km
Visit the Olympic and provincial capital
Places of interest:
Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof), Ottoburg, Habsburg, Butterfly House, Hofgarten, Triumphpforte (Triumphal Arch), Olympic ski-jumping stadium ...
Things to do:
Alpine zoo, Ambras Castle, bell foundry, city tours ...
Distance (one way): 50 km
Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens – marvel at the crystal treasures of the Swarovski company in an underground exhibition with magical chambers packed with glittering works of art.
Schwaz Silver Show Mine
Discover how silver was mined 500 years ago in the largest Medieval mine. The railway takes you 800 m underground to the core of the silver mine, where you learn about the tough lives of the Medieval miners on a guided tour. Approximately 2 hours.
Guided tour of Schwaz
Medieval town – church, Freundsberg castle, town centre ...
Schlegeis Reservoir and hike
Spectacular journey along the Schlegeis Alpine Road. The reservoir is an ideal starting point for hikes.
Our tip: The tour around the reservoir is an easy hike with no steep hills.
Highly recommended on clear days – wonderful panorama.
Buses up to 30 persons € 28.80, up to 42 persons € 40.20, up to 42 persons € 52.50
www.tauerntouristik.atDistance (one way): 37 km
Kisslinger Crystal Glass
Visit the Kisslinger glass blowing and glass cutting workshop (free of charge).
Kramsach - Tyrolean Farm Museum
This open-air museum depicts life as it was in the Tyrolean farming communities before the Industrial Revolution. There are 14 farms with annexes for you to visit.