Winter Holidays in Zillertal

Experience the Alpine winter in Gerlos

Zillertal Arena - The largest skiing area in the Zillertal

The Zillertal Arena is the largest skiing area in the Zillertal, stretching from Zell in the Zillertal via Gerlos to Wald-Königsleiten and Krimml-Hochkrimml. Skiers and snowboarders will find a wide range of offers to suit all levels of ability on the 147 kilometres of slopes and 52 ski lifts.

Almost 100% guaranteed snow and skiing up to 2,500m ensure a perfect skiing holiday in the Zillertal for the whole family.

Cross-country skiing in Gerlos in Zillertal

Whether skating or classic – there is something for everyone on the numerous trails in Zell am Ziller, Gerlos, Wald-Königsleiten and Krimml-Hochkrimml. A special treat is the high-altitude cross-country trail in Hochkrimml. At a romantic 1,640 m above sea level, you can start your cross-country skiing directly from your accommodation and enjoy wonderful nature. In Schönachtal, a side valley to Gerlos, you can even experience the winter landscape in the evening.

Cross-country skiing in the Zillertal Arena – a breathtaking natural experience in the midst of the fascinating mountain scenery of Zillertal and Pinzgau.

Tobogganing in the Zillertal Arena

Tobogganing in Zillertal has a guaranteed high fun factor for the whole family, as well as for ambitious racing tobogganists. After all, what could be better than a fun toboggan race with the whole family through the snow-covered winter landscape of the largest skiing area in the Zillertal?

On the 6 toboggan runs (some of which are floodlit) in the various holiday resorts in the Zillertal Arena (Zell, Gerlos, Wald-Königsleiten, Krimml-Hochkrimml), you can hardly resist stopping for refreshments at one of the cosy, rustic inns. Night owls will also get there money's worth tobogganing in the Zillertal Arena because some of our toboggan runs are open in the evening.

Snow tubing on Gerlosstein

In the largest skiing area in the Zillertal, there other ways than gliding down the slopes on skis or a snowboard: the new fun activity in the snow in the Gerlosstein skiing area is called "snow tubing". All winter fans can now try out this fun activity on specially prepared tracks (approx. 200m)!

And the best part: the tubing tracks are free and can be used as often as you like. This makes your winter holiday in the Zillertal even more exciting!

Winter hiking in the Zillertal Arena

Away from the hustle and bustle of the slopes, there is much more to discover and experience in the Zillertal Arena. Amidst a glittering, unique mountain landscape, Zell, Gerlos, Wald, Königsleiten and Krimml offer numerous snow-covered winter hiking trails that invite you to enjoy and dream. Enjoy the peace and quiet during your winter holiday in Zillertal and Pinzgau!

Whether a leisurely walk or an extended hike, lovers of winter are guaranteed to get their money's worth here.

Arena Coaster - Tobogganing fun in the Zillertal

Tobogganing in Zillertal is not only fun for kids: fun, action and speed wait everyone on the first Alpine roller coaster in the Zillertal.

The 1,450 metre route runs down into the valley over waves, steep curves and jumps, whilst two 360° loops ensure extra adrenaline.

Ski touring in Gerlos in the Zillertal

We draw the attention of ski touring enthusiasts, who ski down slopes especially in the evening or at night, and also guests who stay longer in mountain lodges and huts, to this particular danger:

In many areas of the Zillertal Arena (Zell, Gerlos, Königsleiten, Hochkrimml) the slopes are prepared using cable winches!

Experience the ice in the Zillertal Arena

A welcome change from fun on the slopes in the largest skiing area in the Zillertal is offered by numerous ice-related activities.

From the artificial ice rink to the curling rink and ice climbing, there is always something going on in the Zillertal Arena.

Horse-drawn sleigh rides in the Zillertal Arena

Surrounded by glittering mountain peaks, snow-covered forests and romantically situated villages, you glide on a horse-drawn sleigh through the white winter landscape. Wrapped in warm blankets, enjoy time with your loved ones listening to the bells of the horses. A very special way to discover the Zillertal Arena.

A romantic distraction during your winter holiday in Zillertal and Pinzgau!

Zillertal Arena - The largest skiing area in the Zillertal

The 4-peak interconnected skiing area - the Zillertal Arena - with its local resorts of Zell am Ziller, Gerlos, Königsleiten, Wald and Krimml/Hochkrimml stretches from the Tyrolean Zillertal to Pinzgau in Salzburgerland.


147 Kilometers of pistes in two provinces await skiers and snowboarders with 52 cable cars and lifts. Whether beginner or ambitiously sporty – the range of slopes offers the right thing for everyone.

Facilities range from snowparks, SkiMovie routes & photo points to free WiFi hotspots throughout the skiing area. And after an eventful day skiing, a ride on the Arena Coaster or 7-kilometere toboggan run on Gerlosstein is a crowning finale. Almost 100% snow guarantee and skiing from 580 to 2,500 metres above sea level ensure a perfect winter holiday for the whole family.