Winter in Tux
Emotions in white -the highest of feelings!
Probably the most attractive high valley in Tyrol's Zillertal, the Tuxertal ranges from 850m to 3,250m and is therefore one of the most snow-sure regions in Austria. The tradition-loving villages of Finkenberg, Tux and Hintertux offer exactly what you expect from a perfect winter holiday in Tyrol - a flawless landscape wrapped in white, great pistes, a holiday-filling entertainment programme and a cosy ambience in the Hochland rooms.
- Ice skating
- Cross-country skiing
- and much more
196 km of pists... 599 ha runway surface .. 62 lifts... with an elevator capacity of 110.620 persons per hour over the whole year, the powder snow warranty from October to May and the valley departures offer a new runway experience without waiting periods and snow security to each day after Hintertux, Tux-Lanersbach and Tux-Vorderlanersbach make Tux and finch mountain one of the prominent winter sports regions of the alps.
The sports facilities in Tuxertal include 14 km of classical cross-country skiing tracks from Tux-Vorderlanersbach to Madseit, and a 14 km skating track in Juns/Madseit. Please observe the direction of the track. The track is maintained by the Tux-Finkenberg Tourist Association and is available for use free of charge.
Schon ausprobiert, die vielen Möglichkeiten abseits der Piste? Die traumhafte Winterlandschaft lädt Sie ein, die Natur in Weiß zu entdecken - jeder auf seine Art - ob bei einem romantischen Spaziergang durch den Winterwald oder einer lustigen Rodelpartie!
Have you tried out some of the numerous off-piste activities? The wonderful winter landscape invites you to explore nature in white – whatever your taste – whether on a romantic walk through the winter forest or a fun toboggan ride!
- Bichlalm - in Hintertux 1.695 m - approx. 3 km illuminated toboggan run
- Höllensteinhütte - from Lanersbach to 1.740 m - approx. 4 km illuminated toboggan run
- Grieralm - Juns, 1.787 m - approx. 5 km illuminated toboggan run
Access to all huts possible by taxi. Local traffic must be expected on the toboggan runs. Please note the tobogganing times!
There are 68 km of winter hiking trails in Tux and Finkenberg, which are cleared and gritted. The winter hiking trails to the Eggalm, to the Penken or the Sommerberg are a challenge – you will be rewarded by ancient traditional mountain huts and panorama restaurants with Ziller Valley specialities. Or explore the unaffected winter landscape and nature with modern snow shoes!
Experience "Fun on Ice" on the large natural ice centres in Tux-Lanersbach and Finkenberg! Whether you want to risk racing around on speed skates or just watch your kids turning pirouettes, everyone finds what he wants. Big or small - there's something here for everyone! Traditional Bavarian curling (ice stick shooting) assures amusing times and much variety away from the pistes. Good clean fun at the ice rinks; either during the day or in the evening - alone, in pairs or as a group.
Gentle hint: there's no shortage of "goal water" (schnapps!).