Zillertal Arena Zell - Gerlos - Königsleiten - Hochkrimml
A visit to the Zillertal Arena - in the center of the valley - is worthwhile both in summer and in winter. The impressive mountain panorama as well as many leisure activities mean that guests will not be bored. Young and old feel good and keep coming back to the Zillertal Arena. Here is an overview of the offers in the Zillertal Arena:
The Zillertal Arena stretches from Zell via Gerlos to Wald-Königsleiten and Krimml-Hochkrimml. 143 kilometers of slopes and 52 lifts are available. Several entrances take you to the arena, which offers, among other things, a large action park with bag jump, snow park and fun park, 2 SkiMovie routes and speed check routes, several photo points and large children's areas and children's restaurants. Cross-country skiers, snowshoe hikers and walkers will also feel at home on the high-altitude cross-country trails and high-altitude winter hiking trails. No toboggan fan can pass the longest toboggan run in the Zillertal. The Gerlossteinbahn takes you comfortably to the start at an altitude of 1650 m, and then nothing stands in the way of a rapid descent. The 7 km long route leads past some huts and is illuminated until 1 a.m. Toboggan rentals are located directly at the valley station. There are also attractive toboggan runs in Gerlos, Wald, Königsleiten, Krimml and Hochkrimml. Ice skating is also possible in the Zell amusement park. Ice climbing is also offered in Wald-Königsleiten. Traditional costume is always unpacked in the Zillertal Arena at the season finale. Those who go on the slopes in a dirndl or lederhosen on the last weekend of the season receive a free day ski pass for the Zillertal Arena and can also look forward to great Lederhosen Wedel specials such as live music, a free schnapps or cool Lederhosen Wedel parties. The best atmosphere and fun on the slopes are guaranteed at the Lederhosen Wedel Finale in the largest ski area in the Zillertal. Furthermore, Zell is a carnival stronghold in the Zillertal. Mardi Gras session and Mardi Gras parade are just as much a part of it as Zell's own Mardi Gras prince couple.
Regardless of whether you spend the night in Zell, Zellberg, Rohrberg, Hainzenberg, Gerlos or Gerlosberg, you are in the middle of the Zillertal Arena mountains. Both the Rosenalmbahn in Zell, the Gerlossteinbahn in Hainzenberg and the Isskogelbahn are in operation in summer, and the Königsleitner Dorfbahn also runs every hour. Of course, hiking is a classic in summer, and there is a 400 km network of hiking trails from the Zillertal to Salzburg. Nordic walkers as well as walkers get their money's worth - both in the valley and on the mountain. Many rustic huts invite you to stop off, in the Zillertal Arena there are over 40 huts, snack stations and mountain inns, where you can take a leisurely rest and recharge your batteries. Daredevils should try the Arena Skyliner on Gerlosstein, a further development of the Flying Fox, which rushes over four routes with a length of up to 739 m at up to 50 km / h over the Gerlosstein area. The Arena Coaster right at the valley station of the Rosenalmbahn in Zell is also fast. There is also a great adventure playground there, where your little ones can climb to the café in the newly converted valley station, among other things. From there you can also comfortably watch the brave bag jump. Since summer 2016 there has been a place of imagination for young and old on the Rosenalm with the spruce castle. Made entirely of wood, the four towers soar into the sky: the slide tower with its fast tube, the climbing tower for ambitious climbers, the crane tower to continue the work of the spruce gnomes and the 18 m high observation tower with a magnificent view of the surrounding Zillertal mountains. In addition to a spacious water and sand play area, a treetop path at a height of 10 m awaits the little and big helpers of the spruce gnomes. A special tip: Take your own grilled food with you and roast it daily from 11 a.m. to approx. 2 p.m. on the Wichtel grill! Zell also offers a great amusement park on an area of over 45,000 m². An outdoor pool with sports pool, whirlpool, giant slide, children's pool, an extensive adventure playground with beach volleyball facility, tennis courts, mini golf and and and ensure that there is no boredom.
If you want to escape the too hot temperatures in the valley in summer then you should definitely go to Gerlos. Not only is the air temperature extremely pleasant here, fun in the water is also guaranteed in the Durlaßboden reservoir. The spring-fresh water warms up to a pleasant 21 degrees in the summer months. Regardless of whether you want to sail or surf (learn) (at the Durlaßboden reservoir in Gerlos at 1400 m above sea level there is the highest sailing and surfing school in Austria!) Or simply relax while swimming and pedal boating, the reservoir with its sunbathing lawn including a large children's play area and barbecue facilities a good tip. The 12 m high climbing tower in Gerlos is also attractive and there has recently been a high ropes course with 20 stations as well as the Riederklamm adventure garden with flying fox. The Königsleitner yodel hiking trail offers you a different holiday experience. The various adventure stations are under the motto “Everyone can yodel”. Be amazed at how quickly you can become a yodeler. And another tip: A great excursion destination to neighboring Salzburg are the Krimml Waterfalls and the new WasserWunderWelten. You should definitely see the largest waterfalls in Europe and the only natural monument in Austria with a European diploma. By the way: Both Zell and Gerlos offer an attractive and extensive family children's program in summer.