The address for your sommer vaccation: the Zillertal
On foot“ to your mountain adventure
The slogan of Gerlos in summertime is “You can do everything, but there is no need to!“ The picturesque village is located at an altitude of 1250 metres and offers all ingredients that are needed for an unforgettable summer holidy in the Zillertal.
The breathtaking mountain world, the summits of the nature parks in the Zillertal, which seem to be within your reach and the national park Hohe Tauern at an altitude of 3000 metres – the Alpine world of the Zillertal invites you to admire and enjoy the panoramic view, to go on long hikes and teaches you what it means to feel real mountain climbing pleasure. It does not matter whether you prefer hiking or going up the mountain by bus, your summer holiday in the Zillertal offers something for every taste. The free hikers’bus and the cable cars of the Zillertal Arena are always available and take you up the mountain without any effort for you to make. The certified run-and-nordic-walking-tracks lead across hill and dale and offer a longitude of 52 km.
Ride through the Zillertal – Bike Arena Gerlos
For the bike lovers amongst you, the Zillertal offers many mountainbike-routes with a fantastic view that lead across marked hiking trails and nature paths. There is also the possibility to choose an exhausting bike tour to one of the magnificent summits in the Zillertal. The Bike Arena Gerlos created 232 km of bike trails and is the place to be in summertime. The Bike Arena Gerlos offers the amazing additional service of transporting your bike up the mountain with the help of the local cable car. That is exactly what we call a perfect service and the latest material to rent in rental stores in the Zillertal!
Action, fun and adventure
Summer visitors are looking for an adrenaline kick and will be rewarded when doing rafting, paragliding or climbing in the high rope course, at the jungle gym or bare rock climbing. Go to the limit and beyond! Enjoy sailing, surfing or fishing on the Durlassboden-water-reservoir? Why not try western riding once in your lifetime? Gerlos offers everything and more for adventure-lovers! If you are a holder of the Zillertal Activcard you can use a lot of leisure facilities, such as swimming pools and lakes of the valley, for free. This is your summer in the Zillertal, full of activities and incomparably adventurous.
Celebrating in the most beautiful valley in the Tyrol
The locals of the Zillertal know how to properly celebrate life, especially in summertime. There are heaps of events, such as the Feuernacht, the Dorffest and the Herbstfest including the traditional and ceremonial driving down of cattle from the mountain pastures into the valley. Enjoy Tyrolean folk music and taste savoury traditional delicacies.