Activities & Stories

Here you find stories, adventure stories, customs information, news and much to know about the holiday region Mayrhofen-Hippach.

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The 12 latest Blogs

Building Igloos in the Zillertal Alps

Have you ever been tempted to try and build a real igloo?


Mayrhofen’s Snow Explained

In 1952 the International Commission on Snow and Ice officially identified seven categories of snow. Scientists even managed to further identify 80...


Skiing on the Ahorn in Mayrhofen

The Ahorn in Mayrhofen certainly lives up to its reputation as the mountain for winter sports connoisseurs. Representing all winter sports...


Cosy Huts and Tobogganing Fun on the Gerlosstein Mountain

Looking for a leisure activity with guaranteed fun, in the midst of unspoilt nature and with easy access for those who have been busy all day and...


Winter Sports Away From the Ski Pistes

Winter sport equals alpine skiing, right? Not exactly. In addition to perfectly prepared pistes, Mayrhofen in the Ziller Valley offers much more for...


Big fun for little skiers at the 50th Tyrolean Children’s Ski Day on the Action Mount Penken

Already in its fiftieth year, the Tyrolean Children’s Ski Day will take place on the Action Mount Penken from 10am on the 9th February 2019. Whilst...


Snowtubing on the Gerlosstein Mountain - pure fun for all

If you should ever tire of skiing, then discover the snowy delights of the Gerlosstein mountain in the Ziller Valley.


Timeout at Winter Magic Zillergrund

There are these special moments, on days when the winter sun caresses the snow-covered landscapes, a warming light creates an endorphin inducing...


The Story behind “Silent Night”

Once upon a time… the classic opening line of a fairy-tale, which we all remember from our childhood. Once upon a time… is, however, also how the true...


Sleigh Rides - Winter landscapes and nostalgia

A family sleigh ride is both a nostalgic and a modern way of relaxing away from the ski pistes. The contrast between the original function of the...


A Christmas Carol for the Whole World

One carol changed the celebration of Christmas forever. It is sung by up to two billion people around the world and inspires a range of emotions in...


Baking cookies – at the Christmas Bakery

Biscuits and their recipes: There are many tasty treats - at the Christmas Bakery …

Every year at the beginning of Advent, we all love listening to...