In the heart of the Zillertal in Tyrol, Austria, lies the picturesque village of Hintertux – a holiday paradise that delights in both summer and winter. With an impressive mix of impressive Alpine landscapes, a wide range of leisure activities and warm hospitality, Hintertux offers a holiday experience that will remain unforgettable. It doesn’t matter whether you come to Hintertux in summer or winter, the breathtaking nature, the wide range of activities and the warm hospitality of the locals guarantee you an unforgettable holiday in the middle of the Austrian Alps.
Summer in Hintertux
In summer, Hintertux turns into a green paradise surrounded by an impressive mountain backdrop. Hikers and mountaineers can discover the beauty of the Alps on numerous hiking trails and climbing routes. The hiking area ranges from leisurely walks to demanding summit tours, so that every guest will find the right challenge. Mountain bikers will be delighted by the well-signposted routes that lead through the scenic countryside. Families can explore nature on themed hiking trails that are specially designed for children and playfully impart knowledge about the area. A special highlight in summer is a visit to the Hintertux Glacier, which is located at an altitude of 3,250 meters. Here visitors can ski and snowboard all year round – a unique experience in the midst of summer.
Family & Kids
The Tux-Finkenberg region attaches great importance to families with children and is constantly trying to create something new to sweeten the family holiday: Especially in summer there are numerous adventures for young and old to discover. Either along the Tuxbach at the stations of the TUX-WELTEN adventure hiking trail or on adventure playgrounds in the mountains. There is enough program for an extensive summer vacation with the family. A snowball fight in the middle of summer is also possible thanks to the Hintertux Glacier and offers a cool change on hot summer days. Children’s canyoning in the mountain streams and exciting cave trekking are other activities that make your summer holiday an unforgettable experience. In winter, the 5 children’s ski and snowboard schools with the spacious children’s ski parks at the mountain station of the Eggalmbahn, Pepi’s children’s club on the Penkenjoch or the Gletscherflohpark in Hintertux offer enough alternatives to bring the kids closer to the fun on two boards at an early age.
Discover the power of the mountains and use your vacation for extensive or leisurely hikes. Tux offers 350 km of marked hiking trails and 150 km of signposted Nordic walking routes. Enjoy true nature and relax in the Zillertal Alps nature park with its 422km². The well-signposted hiking trails lead you through picturesque alpine meadows, past rushing mountain streams and up to breathtaking vantage points. Let yourself be enchanted by the blaze of color of the alpine flowers and, with a bit of luck, observe shy wild animals in their natural habitat.
Experience impressive tours with the e-bike or mountain bike around Hintertux. Want to climb a summit? Then you should not miss the new bike and hike tours in the region. The mountain bike trails in our valley offer everything you need for a natural bike experience, from beginner tours to challenging mountain bike trails. The numerous sports shops in town offer excellent advice and equipment, so that you are always safe and well equipped in the mountain bike Eldorado.
Tux-Finkenberg has a number of stunning waterfalls within easy reach of almost anyone. In Hintertux there is a separate waterfall path along breathtaking waterfalls that are supplied with water by the ice masses of the Hintertux Glacier. A challenging hike takes you over steps and through moss-covered woodland to the Spannagelhaus on the Hintertux Glacier. The numerous vantage points along this hike are perfect photo motifs to capture the experiences of the holiday.
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Winter in Hintertux
The winter months in Hintertux are characterized by snowy landscapes that invite you to go skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. The Hintertux Glacier ski area offers 60 kilometers of pistes of various levels of difficulty, making it the ideal destination for winter sports enthusiasts of all skill levels. For cross-country skiers, there are more than 28 kilometers of groomed trails that lead through the picturesque winter landscape. Snowshoe hikers and winter hikers can enjoy the untouched nature on well-signposted hiking trails. Family-friendly activities such as tobogganing, ice skating and curling ensure variety and fun for the whole family. Guests can relax and unwind in the cozy huts and restaurants that offer traditional Tyrolean specialties and hearty delicacies.
Embedded in the picturesque Zillertal in Tyrol, Hintertux is a true paradise for snow enthusiasts. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, the region also impresses with breathtaking nature. Surrounded by the majestic Alps, a picturesque winter landscape with incomparable panoramic views opens up to you here. Enjoy the silence of the snowy forests on a winter hike or explore the region on a guided snowshoe hike.
Skiing fun 365 days a year right on our doorstep! As the only year-round ski area in Austria, the Hintertux Glacier offers the best slope conditions in both winter and summer. In addition to the Hintertux Glacier, the Ski & Gletscherwelt Zillertal 3000 offers a total of 202km of perfectly groomed pistes in the Eggalm, Rastkogel, Finkenberg, Penken/Mayrhofen and Ahorn ski areas. In the family-friendly ski area with fun slopes, there are pistes of all levels of difficulty and for the little ones, the ski schools with children’s areas and ski kindergartens offer the perfect conditions to turn the little ones into big ski enthusiasts.