Winter Holidays in the Zillertal Valley, Tyrol

In winter, we have a fantastic offer for your holidays: experience skiing of a different, yet special kind and stay on a farm with panoramic view to the Zillertal mountain world right up to the Hintertux glacier.

The village Zell am Ziller is located centrally in the Zillertal valley and is an exciting gateway to the Zillertal Arena.

Here you will find real paradise in the snow: ski and snowboard schools, the illuminated 7 kilometers long natural toboggan run, the Snow and Fun Arena, the Hot-Zone Snowpark and the Zeller Theme Park with ice rink, indoor tennis courts and bowling alleys offer varied activity programmes.

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Ski Holidays in the Zillertal Arena

The ski area Zillertal Arena includes Zell am Ziller, Gerlos, Königsleiten und Krimml and offers a great variety with 169 kilometers of slopes in total. The Zillertal Arena is only a few minutes drive away from our farm and can easily be reached either by car or by free shuttle bus.

The Zillertal Arena is the Zillertal valley's largest ski resort and stands for "fun and action". Highlights are the Snow Park and the Action Park. Both have turned out to be real magnets equipped with the latest attractions for freestylers. Action Park Kreuzwiese has an additional innovation, the so-called "shred school": a snowboard and ski freestyler workshop happening every Tuesday. Experienced freestylers show their skills and participants get precious tips from professionals.
In addition the Zillertal Arena attracts families as well as absolute beginners. 9 ski and snowboard schools plus the family ski area Gerlosstein are the best basis to practice and for newcomers the place to be to discover the joy of skiing.
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Skiing in the Zillertal Valley

Our ski areas offer everything from easy slopes, deep snow freeride areas up to "hara-kiri" double diamond ski runs with 78 % steep incline.

Maps of the individual ski areas:
  • Whole Zillertal valley
  • Zillertal Arena (Zell, Gerlos, Königsleiten)
  • Hochzillertal (Kaltenbach/Hochfügen)
  • Hintertux Glacier

Ski Schools:

  • Lechner ski school
  • Pro Zell ski school
  • Arena ski school

Ski Holidays in Hochzillertal Valley, "Kristallhütte" and "Wedelhütte"

The ski area Hochzillertal Kaltenbach in Zillertal valley is a nice variety to the Zillertal Arena and is located only a few kilometers away from the village Zell am Ziller. Through the "Best Connections" you easily can take a detour to the Hochfügen ski area and go downhill on numerous slopes which add up to 181 kilometers in total.

Indulgence is one of the top priorities in the ski area Hochzillertal Kaltenbach. Already when driving up the mountain you can rent the exclusive BMW 7 Series cabin and enjoy the unique advantage of a pending limousine.

As far as Skihütten (mountain cabins) are concerned the ski area Hochzillertal with its exclusive resort Kristallhütte and the charming Wedelhütte, offers the best choice for every guest. The Kristallhütte (crystal cabin) combines coolness, coziness and luxury. When the sun shines you can rest in one of the desk chairs covered with soft lamb fur and enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the Zillertal mountain world while listening to the relaxing sound of jazz music, far away from stressful everyday routines. In addition you can help yourself to traditional and creative treats of prime quality. Time for a stop after the "wedel fun" - that is the motto of the Wedelhütte. There on top of the ski area Hochzillertal Kaltenbach, nostalgia and zeitgeist are combined in harmony. Local Schmankerl (delicacies) from the Zillertal valley and culinary treats of prime quality served in classy and at the same time friendly ambience - the perfect choice to take a break and enjoy a little pampering.

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Ski Holidays on the Hintertux Glacier, Ski and Glacier World Zillertal 3000

A further highlight of the Zillertal valley is the Hintertux glacier. It is Austria's only ski area that offers maximum ski delight throughout the whole year. Apart from a total of 86 kilometers best groomed and snow safe slopes, a real natural highlight in the great outdoors is waiting for you on up to 3250 meters above sea level.

In winter, the Hintertux glacier offers another feature: the Zillertal ski mountains Eggalm, Rastkogel, Finkenberg, Penken/Mayrhofen and Ahorn altogether form the Ski and Glacier World Zillertal 3000, where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy 245 kilometers of slopes in total. The place to be for families and beginners is family park Hintertux. Freestylers can show off their stunts and tricks in Betterpark Hintertux. Passionate freeriders won't miss a thing in the Ski and Glacier World Zillertal 3000. Heavenly off-pistes are only waiting to be entered by you.

Care for refreshments? Cosy cabins and restaurants with traditional and international delicacies are at your disposal. But above all you should take the time to enjoy a breathtaking panorama right in the middle of the Hintertux glacier.

Ski Holidays in the Ski Area Penken and Ahorn

The ski areas Penken and Ahorn entice with 53 cable operated lifts and 159 kilometers of slopes. 100% can be artificially snowed if necessary. Is has proved to be a special advantage for the ski areas Penken and Ahorn to provide exactly what all skiers need, no matter whether beginner or pro: gourmet mountain Ahorn is the perfect ski area for families and beginners, whereas on action mountain Penken better skilled skiers find just what they are looking for.

A real attraction for adrenaline junkies is the awarded Vans Penken Park in Mayrhofen. On six areas with various levels of difficulty, snowboarders and free skiers can demonstrate their skills. Nobody will ever get bored for the park makes sure to offer new challenges every year. In addition the challenges are customised several times - even during the season - to meet the freestylers' abilities. All those looking for even more action can bravely run down the "harakiri" piste which is Austria's sharpest incline with 78% steep slope and truly lives up to its name.

Those who like it more relaxed should check out the leisure mountain Ahorn. The sunny plateau Ahorn with broadly groomed slopes is a true insider tip for families, beginners and leisure skiers. Take a break at the White Lounge which is a combination of an igloo bar and an igloo hotel, enjoy the awesome view to the Zillertal mountain world and simply wind down.

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Toboggan Run Zell in Zillertal Valley

Also off the piste there is a lot to discover. In any case you should consider tobogganing when it comes to planning your holidays.
The toboggan run on Hainzenberg mountain is great fun. With a total of 7 kilometers it is the longest toboggan run of the Zillertal valley. During the day but also at night the Gerlosstein cable car will take you up to the starting point and then you can run down on a sledge. Toboggan rentals are located at the base station of the cable car.
After a thrilling toboggan tour a stop at a typical cabin is a must. Check out several very inviting possibilities for a break alongside the track.
  • Sledging fun on a 7 kilometer track
  • Illuminated until 1:00 hrs at night
  • Comfortable lift up with the Gerlosstein cable car
  • Several possibilities for a rustic stop along the track
  • Sledge rental at the base station of the Gerlosstein cable car


Futhermore in Winter

Winter holidays
Cross Country Skiing in Zell in Zillertal Valley Tyrol
  • 200 km cross country runs lead throughout the whole Zillertal valley, average snow conditions provided
  • The Freizeitpark Zell located close to the Breierhof farm offers numerous ways of activity like ice scating, indoor tennis, children adventure playground, fun court and many more….

A huge car park in front of our apartment house has plenty of space to park your car.

On the Breierhof farm we have a free of charge ski boot dryer as well as indoor  storage for your skies.

Upon request you can receive natural products of supreme quality from our farm: hay milk products from Zillertal valley, fresh roll delivery, fresh milk from the mountain farm, elderberry juice, yoghurts, butter, honey, fresh bread and water from our own drinking water fountain.