Winter magic to suit every taste
The region around the Zillertal valley has a wide range of winter activities. From skiing to winter hiking, there is something for every taste, every ability level and every age. Experience a unique winter holiday in the Zillertal valley!
So close to the powder snow! The Hotel Kaltenbach is just 350 metres from the Hochzillertal valley station (the cable car operates from 07:30 a.m.). For all of you who prefer things to be even more comfortable, the bus stop is just 150 metres from our doorstep. Right at the valley station your ski equipment awaits in a private ski spint! Our cooperation partner Sport Stock in Tyrol provides a practical online reservation for a seamless winter holiday. In the „Zillertal Arena“, „Ski Zillertal 3000“ and Hintertuxer Glacier ski areas ski buses and cable cars operate from Kaltenbach several times a day.
Those of you prefer to enjoy the winter landscape away from the pistes, ought to take part in the regular snowshoe hikes with your host Stephan. As a qualified mountain guide he knows the best spots and takes you out into the natural surroundings to experience the winter magic for yourself. The routes proceed through deep snow-covered woodlands, fields and an unspoilt landscape – you will find the tranquillity and relaxation that you need here. Snow-shoe hikes don’t require any specific advance knowledge, which means this activity is suitable for everyone. Equipment can be hired here in the hotel.
The Hochzillertal - Hochfügen ski area is THE sought-after freeriding hotspot in the Zillertal valley. Here keen freeriders get to experience unspoilt deep snow slopes and pure freedom! The highlight in a winter holiday is the annual Freeride Qualifier Tour „Big Mountain“. But away from the pistes you ought not to forget about safety. We organise one of the most recognised ski and mountain guides in Tyrol for our guests - Stefan Wierer looks after you and takes you through the inspirational mountains, showing you the best slopes.
A speedy tobogganing session with a refreshment stop in an alpine inn afterwards is part and parcel of a great winter holiday! On the Hainzberg (around 8 km away) is the longest toboggan run in the Zillertal valley. Zip down the mountain with family and friends over 7 km – fun you will well remember later. There are more toboggan runs in Fügen at the Goglhof (3.5 km) and Hochfügen (1.5 km).
Kaltenbach with its broad, sunny basin and surrounding mountains is also very suitable for cross-country skiing and ski hiking. Access to the 53 kilometres of pistes is just 200 metres from the Hotel Kaltenbach. This time-proven winter sport offers a lovely change from standard skiing.