Away from the regular slopes in Zillertal

Winter walking, cross-country skiing, ice skating, paragliding and much more in Tyrol

The Tyrolean holiday region of Mayrhofen-Hippach offers plenty of opportunity to experience different kinds of winter adventures, even away from the regular slopes.

Nature lovers can enjoy horse-drawn sleigh rides or romantic winter walks through the snow-covered landscapes of the Zillertal Valley. Action lovers can get their kicks while whizzing down one of the toboggan runs or while admiring the Zillertal Valley from above during a paragliding session. Mayrhofen ice skating rink or a spot of keep fit at the Fitness Centre  also provide diversity during your holiday in Tyrol. Indulge in the essential pleasures of rest, relaxation and revitalisation in the sauna at Erlebnisbad Mayrhofen Leisure Pool.

TIP: “Winter Magic in Zillergrund“ is an unparalleled natural gem and another highlight for your winter holiday.

Cross-Country Skiing

Langlaufen im Tirol Urlaub - die Ferienregion Mayrhofen-Hippach im Zillertal bietet bestens präparierte Langlaufloipen zum Sprinten & Skaten.
© Laurin Moser

Rejuvenation of body, mind and soul.

Winters in Mayrhofen-Hippach are multi-facetted and offer not only snow-sure slopes, but also perfectly groomed cross-country ski trails. The trails in the Burgschrifen district are a dream for cross-country skiers of all ages, where there are four routes for sprint and skating techniques. Three are floodlit in the evenings:

  • Burgschrofen Marathonloipe - Marathon Trail (only partially floodlit)
  • Burgschrofen Profiloipe - Pro Trail 
  • Burgschrofen Sprintloipe - Sprint Trail and 
  • Burgschrofen Genussloipe - Pleasure Trail

NEW in winter 2017/2018: cross-country ski trail in Zillergrund

As soon as prevailing snow-depths reach at least 25 cm, the following cross-country ski trails are prepared:
Moser Loipe,  Schwendau Loipe,Ginzling Loipe, Durster Loipe, Burgstall Loipe, Ramsau Loipe, Strasser Loipe,  Hochstegen Loipe, Edenlehen Loipe

You can view the course of each individual route on the interactive map.

& much more

Ice Skating & Curling

Eine Kunsteislaufbahn und zwei Eisstockbahnen bringen Abwechslung in deinen Winter Urlaub.
© Pfeiffer Mike

Ice skating at Mayrhofen Ice Rink is great fun for the whole family. An artificial ice rink and two curling lanes (please register in advance for groups) are located in the centre of Mayrhofen, in the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region in Zillertal.

Opening times: 
from 27. November to 01. March 2018 (depending on the weather!)

Monday to Saturday: 14.00 hrs to 21.00 hrs
Sunday: 13.00 hrs to 19.00 hrs

24.12. until 17.00 hrs
31.12. until 19.00 hrs 


  • Adults: € 4.50*/€ 5.50 Young persons: (16-18 years): € 3.50 Children: (6-15 years): € 2.50
  • Season ticket: € 55,- for adults/ € 40,- for young persons/ € 33,- for children
  • Skate hire: € 3.50 for adults/ € 3.50 for young persons./ € 2.50 for children
    * with Guest Card

- every Friday from 18.00 hrs to 21.00 hrs

Price for Curling € 4,50
Equipment Hire € 2,50 

Tennis- und Eislaufcenter Mayrhofen
Waldbadstraße, 6290 Mayrhofen
T: +43 664 5175171 

Sleigh rides

Treat yourself to a horse-drawn sleigh ride or a ride on horseback around Mayrhofen-Hippach in Tirol while on holiday in Zillertal.
© Laurin Moser

A sleigh ride through the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region will enrich your holiday in Zillertal with yet another highlight.

  • Kiendlerhof Riding Stables
    Horse-drawn sleigh rides
    Schormis 100 - 6283 Schwendau, Tel.: +43 5282 3660 -

Ice Climbing

A whole range of sporting activities such as ice climbing make your holiday in Tyrol, Austria truly unique.
© Actionclub Zillertal

Countless ice waterfalls for fearless mountain explorers can be found in Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region and the rest of the Zillertal Valley. Safe in the hands of a professional guide, you can learn the  ice climbing techniques and participate in various guided tours. The holiday region's guides offer tours for every level of ability.

Choose one of our active sport providers and discover the fascination of ice climbing:


Explore Zillertal from ABOVE - either as a solo pilot or tandem passenger - numerous possibilities await in Mayrhofen-Hippach
© Blickfang Photographie


The ultimate thrill with a bird’s eye view...  Guests to the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region can indulge in the magic of flying all year round - either as a solo pilot or tandem passenger in the capable hands of an experienced pilot.
Go to tandem flight providers...

As a  thrilling alternative to skiing in winter, paragliding offers a heady experience and the chance to experience unparalleled views.

Information on Launch and landing sites for paragliders and hang-gliders...

Bouldering Venue

If the weather doesn't play ball, you can still indulge in a spot of climbing at Schettla's Boulderhalle (indoor bouldering venue).
© Archiv TVB Mayrhofen

The Bouldering Hall in Mayrhofen promises great climbing fun in any weather.


  • ca. 120m² climbing area
  • Height: 3.5 m
  • with rood climbing area
  • Wall incline gradients of ca. 10.5° to 50°
  • 1300 grips
  • 30 cm thick safety mats
  • colour-co-ordinated climbing routes


Fitness Center

Fitnesscenter Shape in Mayrhofen in Zillertal offers a wide range including weight training, aerobics, yogy, ...
© Fitnesscenter Shape

Whether weight training, aerobics, Pilates or yoga – you will find a wide range of training and wellness facilities at Fitnesscenter SHAPE, individually tailored to your specific needs.

Experienced coaches look after you from the moment you walk through the door and create a customised training plan tailored to your specific needs. Please visit for Fitnesstudio Shape opening times and special offers


Fitnesscenter Shape,
Zillerlände 490, 6290 Mayrhofen
Tel.: +43 664 8925000,