Hintertux and surroundings

In the heart of the Zillertal in Tyrol, Austria, lies the picturesque village of Hintertux - a holiday paradise that delights in both summer and winter. With an impressive mix of impressive Alpine landscapes, diverse leisure activities and warm hospitality, Hintertux offers a holiday experience that remains unforgettable. Regardless of whether you come to Hintertux in summer or winter, the breathtaking nature, the diverse activities and the warm hospitality of the locals guarantee you an unforgettable holiday in the middle of the Austrian Alps.

Summer in Hintertux

In summer, Hintertux turns into a green paradise surrounded by an impressive mountain backdrop. Hikers and mountaineers can discover the beauty of the Alps on numerous hiking trails and climbing routes. The hiking area ranges from leisurely walking paths to challenging summit tours, so that every guest will find the right challenge. Mountain bikers will love the well-signposted routes that lead through the picturesque landscape. Families can explore nature on themed hiking trails that are specially designed for children and playfully impart knowledge about the surrounding area. A special highlight in summer is a visit to the Hintertux Glacier, which is located at an altitude of 3,250 meters. Here visitors can ski and snowboard all year round - a unique experience in the middle of summer.

Hiking paradise

Discover the power of the mountains and use your vacation for long or leisurely hikes. Tux offers 350 km of marked hiking trails and 150 km of signposted Nordic walking routes. Enjoy true nature and relax in the Zillertal Alps Nature Park with its 422km².

The well-signposted hiking trails take you through picturesque alpine meadows, past rushing mountain streams and up to breathtaking viewpoints. Let yourself be enchanted by the splendor of the colors of the Alpine flowers and, with a bit of luck, observe shy wild animals in their natural habitat.

Breathtaking waterfalls

Tux-Finkenberg has a number of breathtaking waterfalls that are easily accessible to almost everyone. In Hintertux there is its own waterfall path along breathtaking waterfalls, which are supplied with water by the ice masses of the Hintertux Glacier. A challenging hike takes you over steps and through moss-covered forests to the Spannagelhaus on the Hintertux Glacier. The numerous viewpoints along this hike are perfect photo opportunities to capture the experiences of your vacation.

Mountain bike Eldorado

Experience impressive tours on an e-bike or mountain bike around Hintertux. Fancy a summit victory? Then you shouldn't miss the new bike and hike tours in the region. The mountain bike routes in our valley offer everything you need for a natural bike experience, from beginner tours to challenging mountain bike routes. The numerous sports shops in town offer excellent advice and equipment so that you are always safe and well equipped on your mountain bike Eldorado.

Families & children

The Tux-Finkenberg region attaches great importance to families with children and constantly tries to create new things to sweeten families' holidays: especially in summer, there are numerous adventures for young and old to discover. Either along the Tuxbach at the stations of the TUX-WELTEN adventure hiking trail or at adventure playgrounds in the mountains. There is enough program for an extensive summer vacation with the family. A snowball fight in the middle of summer is also possible thanks to the Hintertux Glacier and offers a cool change on hot summer days. ⁠Children's canyoning in the mountain streams and exciting cave trekking are other activities that make your summer vacation an unforgettable experience. In winter, the 5 children's ski and snowboard schools with the spacious children's ski parks at the Eggalmbahn mountain station, Pepi's children's club at Penkenjoch or the Gletscherflohpark in Hintertux offer enough alternatives to introduce the kids to the fun on two boards at an early age.

Winter in Hintertux

The winter months in Hintertux are characterized by snowy landscapes that are ideal for skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. The Hintertux Glacier ski area offers 60 kilometers of slopes of various levels of difficulty, making it the ideal destination for winter sports enthusiasts of all skill levels.

There are more than 28 kilometers of groomed trails available for cross-country skiers, which lead through the picturesque winter landscape. Snowshoe hikers and winter hikers can enjoy the untouched nature on well-marked hiking trails.

Family-friendly activities such as tobogganing, ice skating and curling provide variety and fun for the whole family. Guests can find relaxation and recreation in the cozy huts and restaurants that offer traditional Tyrolean specialties and hearty delicacies.


Nestled in the picturesque Zillertal in Tyrol, Hintertux is a true paradise for snow enthusiasts. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, the region also boasts breathtaking nature.

Surrounded by the majestic Alps, a picturesque winter landscape with incomparable panoramic views opens up to you. Enjoy the silence of the snow-covered forests on a winter hike or explore the region on a guided snowshoe hike.

Hintertux Glacier

Skiing fun right on our doorstep 365 days a year! As the only year-round ski area in Austria, the Hintertux Glacier offers the best piste conditions in both winter and summer. In addition to the Hintertux Glacier, the Ski & Glacier World Zillertal 3000 offers a total of 202 km of perfectly groomed slopes in the Eggalm, Rastkogel, Finkenberg, Penken/Mayrhofen and Ahorn ski areas. In the family-friendly ski area with fun slopes, there are slopes of all difficulty levels and for the very little ones, the ski schools with children's areas and ski kindergartens offer the perfect conditions to turn the little ones into big ski enthusiasts.