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

Gentle Ski Tours in the Ziller Valley

Ski touring is addictive; not only because of the enchanting ascents through fairytale forests covered in fresh, untouched snow but also because of...


The Five Most Popular Christmas Carols

For children, advent seems to last forever. Their excitment for Christmas means that the wait is pure torture. Even if their thoughts are perhaps not...


„Tiroler Tris“ – All good things come in threes!

My family and I make sure to eat at the Gasthaus Karlsteg in Ginzling at least twice a year. And it was there, last Sunday, that we enjoyed one of the...


Pre-Ski Workout: Fit for the piste

What do you need for the perfect ski holiday? A first-class ski area, the necessary equipment and good ski buddies. However, all of this will be for...


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 9th Mayrhofen...


The Advent Wreath – a Symbol of Faith or a Decorative Accessory?

It’s a must-have for every living room in the run up to Christmas – the advent wreath. In local farmhouses it is given pride of place at the centre of...


Zillertaler Doggln

The most comfortable slippers you can wear in the winter months are, without a doubt, Zillertaler Doggln. Originally made from light grey, virgin wool...


People in Portrait: Hilde Rahm from the Zillergrund

She is well-known among both locals and visitors alike. She has been the landlady of the Häusling Alm for many years and has many stories to tell –...


Ziller Valley Schlegeis ham

On my visit to the local butcher’s shop in Mayrhofen, “butcher Loisl” shares with me the secret of how he makes this glacier ham, as well as telling...


My first time - RISE&FALL

No, I certainly won’t be part of the starting field – anyone who knows me will be laughing hard at the mere suggestion of this! However, some friends...


Life on the Farm – A Busy Autumn

Autumn is traditionally one of the busiest times of year for our farmers. The cattle are brought down from the mountain pastures to the valley, ripe...


"Klöpfel" carol singing at some of Mayrhofen's most beautiful spots

The tradition of "Klöpfel", or "Carol" singing is cherished to this day in the Zillertal Valley. Mayrhofen Men's Choir and the musicians of Mayrhofen...