Enjoyment & culinary delights
Zillertal donuts, potato leaves, Schliachter noodles, Tyrolean Gröstl, Kasnocken and and and. The typical Zillertal and Tyrolean dishes make your mouth water. The Zillertal offers top accommodations, adventure or relaxation holidays, nature at its most beautiful and of course a generous range of indulgence and culinary delights. In the hotel kitchens as well as in their own guest houses, several award-winning chefs cook for you, in exclusive ski huts you can indulge in culinary delights during the ski day. In addition to the diverse range of dishes, you will find the finest wines in the Zillertal, high-proof self-distilled and of course the Zillertal beer, which has been brewed in the oldest private brewery in Tyrol for over 500 years.
Are you a connoisseur and like to be pampered with good food and drink? Here is a small selection of what awaits you in the Zillertal:
Adventure dairies in the Zillertal
Always worth a visit: the adventure dairy in Mayrhofen. Under the motto “See - Smell - Enjoy” you can follow the process from raw milk to cheese and other subtleties. There is also a show dairy with a museum in Fügen. At the end of both dairies, the highlight is on: the tasting of the delicate dairy products!
Distilling of schnapps
The schnapps distillery in the Zillertal enjoys a long tradition. There are some show distilleries that explain how the fine wines are made. Personal tours and tastings are of course part of the program. Spectacular creations such as the “Zillertal mountain hay brand” and the classics “Meisterwurz” and “Zirbenschnaps” have already won numerous awards.
The Zillertal is known for its sumptuous specialties: first and foremost the “Zillertaler Krapfen”. But also the “Zerggl”, “Groiggn”, “Schliachter Nudeln”, “Melkermus”, “Zeltn”, “Ofenleber” or the “Graukas” produced only in the Zillertal are well-known delicacies. The “Zillertal Heumilch”, which is produced according to strict criteria, is also worth mentioning in terms of quality and taste. The Zillertal beekeepers and butchers also have a long tradition with high-quality honey and bacon creations.
Those looking for something special are spoiled for choice. Some top chefs cook in the valley. The best known is probably TV chef Alexander Fankhauser with his "Restaurant Alexander" in Hochfügen or Sieghard Eder with the "Restaurant Sieghard" - both awarded with toques by the "Gault Millau". Other great locations: the “Adlerblick” in Zillergrund, the “Soulkitchen” in Ramsau or the “Linde” in Stumm. You can find more in our link tips.
The oldest private brewery in Tyrol, founded in 1500. You can get a real “Zillertal” in almost every inn. Whether Pils, Märzen, Weißbier, Radler, Schwarzbier or the notorious Gauderbock, there is something for every beer taste. From 2013 the newly built brewery hall on the outskirts of Zell can be visited. By the way: The “Gauderfest”, Austria's largest costume festival, is co-organized by “Zillertal Bier”. Bottom up!
Sie sehen schon, es ist keine gute Idee ins Zillertal zu kommen, wenn Sie abnehmen wollen. Wenn Sie gut essen wollen, dann haben Sie sehr viel Auswahl. Probieren Sie unbedingt die Zillertaler Spezialitäten, auch weil Genuss und Kulinarium zu jedem Urlaub dazugehören.
Die Zillertaler Küche ist weit über Ihre Grenzen hinaus bekannt; und wenn Sie wieder zuhause sind können Sie sich mit Hilfe eines Kochbuchs ein Stück Zillertal zurückholen.