Lake Ahornsee and Ahornbachl Stream are the perfect places for nature lovers

News from Mayrhofen-Hippach

in July 2022

Hello from the Zillertal,

Fancy escaping the heat in the mountains? You will find varied play areas and water oases at Lake AhornSee and on the pleasant hiking trail alongside AhornBachl Stream at 2,000 metres above sea level in Mayrhofen. The perfect place to go on hot summer days. Details on how to spend your holiday more sustainably and other current information from your holiday region are waiting for you below! Have fun exploring, The Mayrhofen-Hippach Holiday Region and Mayrhofner Bergbahnen Team


Sustainable holidays in Zillertal

Those planning to enjoy an environmentally friendly holiday will find plentiful opportunity to spend time in harmony with nature in the Mayrhofen-Hippach Holiday Region. Options range from A for arrival by train to Z for the Zillertal Activcard. Zillertal Alps Nature Park gives you the opportunity to consciously appreciate the environment - be it on a guided hike with the Nature Park Guides, or during a visit to the Nature Park exhibition.

New: MusikInsel on Mount Penken

From mid-July, you can cheer on live music acts at the Penken Reservoir. Surrounded by one of the most beautiful panoramas of the Zillertal mountains, MusikInsel will be THE meeting place for mountain and music-loving guests from near and far. Go to MusikInsel ...

New arrival at Eagle's Stage Ahorn

Lanner falcon "Kaya" (Falco Biarmicus) - Kaya is an Indian name and means little sister. She is now 11 weeks old, around 40 cm long and weighs about 600 grams. She is being well looked after by our falconers at the moment and we all look forward to the new arrival’s maiden flight at Eagle's Stage Ahorn. Go to Eagle's Stage Ahorn ...

Hiker's Gondola

Early risers and those who have planned a long mountain tour can take the Hiker’s Gondola up Mount Ahorn every day and in every weather until the end of September. Austria’s largest gondola whisks you up to the Ahorn Plateau as early as 07.30 a.m. Take advantage of this unique opportunity and enjoy the morning calm on Mount Ahorn! Get your ticket!

Climbing at the Knorren

You will find two via ferrata climbing routes, KnorrenNadel and Steinbock, at the Knorren massif. The necessary via ferrata sets can be rented at the FunSportStation (subject to availability, for a fee). No matter whether you are experienced or just a beginner - there is something to suit everyone on the numerous sport climbing routes in levels of difficulty ranging from 4 to 8. Experience now!

Hiking in Zillertal

Hiking is the perfect "feel good" programme for body and soul. Gentle exercise in nature has a naturally soothing effect, alleviates everyday stress and the entire musculoskeletal system is gently boosted. No matter whether young or old, sporty or leisurely - everyone can hike and the mountains and valleys around Mayrhofen and Hippach offer almost endless possibilities in every distance and degree of difficulty. Read more!

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Hooo Ruck on the mountain

The sounds of music without any amplification, unplugged, is just the way it should be in a natural setting. That's what makes Hooo Ruck on the Mountain so special. Local legend, Erwin Aschenwald and his “Mayrhofers” are not going to miss the chance to bring the “music” experience to the mountain on seven afternoons this summer.

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