Mayrhofen-Hippach Stories

The 50th Zillertal Steinbock March in Ginzling mountaineering village

A well-established institution in Ginzling; no summer is complete without the Zillertal Steinbock March! On Saturday, 18.08.2018, hikers, climbers and...

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A Celebration of tradition: Hollenzen Village Festival

Every year on the 2nd Sunday in September, Hollenzen, a usually quiet village on the outskirts of Mayrhofen, host their annual village festival.

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25 Years of Ursprung Buam – a success story from the Ziller Valley

There are lots of music groups in the Ziller Valley but, in my opinion, none are more musical than the Ursprung Buam. When you hear their sound, it is...

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A Festival for Foodies – the Schmankerlfest in Hippach

The Ziller Valley is renowned for its music, its friendly locals and its tasty culinary specialities: in fact, all of the good things in life! And,...

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Mayrhofen Street Festival

The Mayrhofen Street Festival is a summer highlight! It takes place every year on the last Friday in July, in the heart of the Ziller Valley. On some...

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The Austria Climbing Festival in Ginzling

Originally launched in 2015 by the “Stonemonkeys Chillertal”, a local group of passionate climbers and boulderers, the Austria CLIMBING Festival will...

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There’s just one month to go until the 25th Meeting of the Alpine Rifle Brigades

120 volunteer helpers, 15,000 steins of beer and a festival area the size of a football pitch!

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Snowbombing in Mayrhofen

The music festival to rival all music festivals will once again rock Mayrhofen from the 9th to the 14th April 2018.

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"Mahlzeit!”

In the heart of Mayrhofen lies the Wirtshaus zum Griena, a traditional restaurant serving hearty local dishes. This is where gourmet trends meet...

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New Year Magic in the Mayrhofen-Hippach Holiday Region

Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region is known for its many contrasts. Modernity is intertwined with tradition in a manner that can only be experienced...

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RISE&FALL, a race against the clock - Part 4

4x430 altitude metres of intense struggle and challenges lay before the athletes of the 80 teams competing in RISE&FALL. This awesome sporting event...

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Advent at the Forest Festival Area

The holiday resort of Mayrhofen-Hippach is delighted to invite both our visitors and residents to enjoy the romantic atmosphere of the 8th Mayrhofen...

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Mayrhofen Home Guard's Sutleress

Katrin has been a ”sutleress“ for Mayrhofen “Schützenkompanie“ Home Guard for over 10 years. In addition to her position as sutleress, she is also a...

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RISE&FALL, a race against the clock - Part 3

4x430 altitude metres of intense struggle and challenges lay before the athletes of the 80 teams competing in RISE&FALL. This awesome sporting event...

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RISE&FALL, a race against the clock – Part 2

4x430 altitude metres of intense struggle and challenges lay before the athletes of the 80 teams competing in RISE&FALL. This awesome sporting event...

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Rita & Andreas, the two voices from the Ziller Valley

The two passionate musicians tour throughout the country – 365 days a year. The successful duo from the Ziller Valley are popular with music fans,...

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How to have a relaxing holiday

The “Stammgästewoche” (week for our loyal visitors) will take place in the holiday region of Mayrhofen-Hippach from 26th May to 2nd June 2018. A...

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Cool and easy in the Penken Park

Are words like kicker, obstacles, double cork, x-grab, etc. all just jargon to you? Then get yourself down to the Penken Park and be inspired by the...

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Pre-Christmas Family Holidays in Mayrhofen: Rediscover Peace and Quiet at the Advent Festival in the Forest

We purposefully travelled ahead of the crowds, avoiding the Christmas rush of holidaymakers to the Alps. Instead, we took our holiday to Mayrhofen in...

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This is how mountains should be!

Action, enjoyment and family fun on the Penken and Ahorn in Winter season 2017/18 - this is how mountains should be!

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RISE&FALL, a race against the clock - part 1

4x430 altitude metres of intense struggle and challenges lay before the athletes of the 80 teams competing in RISE&FALL. This awesome sporting event...

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Just for you!

It is high time for us to say THANK YOU! So, the holiday region of Mayrhofen-Hippach have decided to invite all of our regular visitors to a very...

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Hey Man! The Schürzenjäger are back in town!!

On the first Saturday of every August, their battle cry can be heard above the forests deep in the Ziller Valley – Hey Man! And, on Saturday the 5th...

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Cattle drive in the Zillertal: The cows are back in town!

On the first Saturday in October, an age old tradition takes place in Mayrhofen: The ‘Almabtrieb’ (cattle drive). After their summer holidays grazing...

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