Mayrhofen-Hippach Stories

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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A Wild Affair

Veit Schragl and his wife Christine are minimalists. In summer they live on an alm, without heating or a computer, yet they have everything that they...

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Wurzeln schlagen!

Regina’s, Monika’s und Karin’s treasures have grown roots. Since the beginning of July 2017, their wholesome community project has been blooming and...

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Quality, not quantity!

In their farm shop in Hippach, Claudia Dengg and her husband magic up local delicacies, with a little extra: they sell quality, not quantity and have...

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Ein Besuch im Natur Eis Palast

Während Laien es unwissend „Gletscherspalte“ nennen, bezeichnen Forscher das außergewöhnliche Naturphänomen am Hintertuxer Gletscher als „ein System...

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Der Zillertaler Dialekt – seine Hintergründe

Liebe Leser - neulich musste ich in einer bekannten österreichischen Tageszeitung lesen, dass ein Wandel in der tirolerischen Aussprache stattfindet -...

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Skiing is fun! Children’s ski school in Mayrhofen – a video clip

Sun, snow and skiing. Children love snow and can learn to ski from a very early age...

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Winter is here!

It started on Sunday evening: the heavy autumn rain which had kept us inside all day gradually turned white. At a friend’s house in Ramsberg, we...

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Perfect Picnic Spots for Families arround Mayrhofen

As far as I am concerned, a picnic is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Whether it’s a romantic picnic for two with a bottle of bubbly; a hard-earned...

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One click to happiness in Mayrhofen

Want to win something? Are you ready for a holiday? Do you fancy spending a few days in the mountains? If you have answered yes to all three...

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The Autumnal Delights of Mayrhofen- Hippach

In the autumn months Mayrhofen really proves itself as a true year-round holiday destination. The spectacular scenery that draws visitors to the...

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Child´s Play: Ella´s top 5 playgrounds in and around Mayrhofen

If there are 2 things that my daughter loves, they are swimming pools and trampolines – combine the two and she is in heaven! That is why this summer...

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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. It is...

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A cloudy day on the Ahorn in Mayrhofen

In winter we wish for snow, in summer we wish for sun! Thankfully, 2015 has been kind and provided plenty of both. However, the weather can’t always...

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Zimmereben: Mayrhofen´s local mountain hut

No other mountain hut can be accessed on foot from Mayrhofen as quickly as Gasthof Zimmereben. From the centre of Mayrhofen, a quick walker can reach...

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Pfitscher Joch: From Austria to Italy on foot!

When hiking I really enjoy a route with a purpose, and what better purpose than to visit another country for the day?! As soon as I heard of the...

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Trekking with Llamas in Zillertal

With the summer holidays in full swing, we wanted to make the most of some of the great family activities on offer in and around Mayrhofen. The first...

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Zillertaler Steinbockmarsch im Bergsteigerdorf Ginzling

Durch die Organisation der Freiwilligen Feuerwehr Ginzling – Dornauberg findet am Samstag, den 20. August 2016 bereits zum 48. Mal der beliebte und...

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Family cycle paths in the Zillertal Valley: A great day out

It sometimes isn’t easy to find sport activities which are suitable for the whole family. Cycling is the perfect solution: it’s a sport which can be...

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