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Skiing in Mayrhofen, the thumping heart of the Zillertal, is not to be missed. Consisting of a collection of small alpine villages that have gradually grown into one another, the ski area is one of the most popular in Europe. There are ski areas that you can visit a few times you’ve seen it all, but with Mayrhofen ski holidays the different runs for both novice and advanced skiers mean you will always find something new and exciting.
When skiing in Mayrhofen, the Ahornbahn cable car brings you from the village to an altitude of around 2000m in only six minutes. For those looking for a luxury Mayrhofen ski holiday, you can choose to take the very modern Penkenbahn with panoramic views and built-in WiFi to the Ski Zillertal 3000 ski area which consists of over 225km of exciting pistes.
The Vans Penken Park is a paradise for freestylers; Harakiri, the steepest run in Austria, will give even the most experienced skier the chills; and on the Hintertux Glacier snow is guaranteed even in early spring; all this makes skiing in Mayrhofen a must for all winter sport enthusiasts. If all this still isn’t enough for you, you can always upgrade your lift pass to the entire Zillertal Ski Region, letting you explore the slopes of Kaltenbach, Fügen and Gerlos.
A ski holiday in Mayrhofen isn’t just about the slopes. As the sun sets behind the mountains, the streets fill with people on their way to the cafes, shops and booming nightclubs. You can swim, go to the cinema, hike, play tennis, ice skate – there is literally something for everyone when skiing in Mayrhofen.
Every year in April the acclaimed musical festival Snowboming takes place in Mayrhofen. At the end of the season partygoers flock to the ski area to enjoy the snow, the music, live gigs and the street parade. Mayrhofen forgets skiing and transforms into one big party both on and off the pistes. Please take into account that you need a special Snowbombing wristband in order to join the festivities. You can purchase these wristbands on location at the designated selling points.
Ski holidays in Ski Zillertal 3000 provide some of the most modern cable cars and lifts which travel across over 225km of pistes. With options for all levels, including the Hintertux Glacier, snowboarding and skiing in Ski Zillertal 3000 is a resort for everyone to consider.
Ski holidays in Ski Zillertal 3000 are possible as this unique region has been created thanks to the lift connection between Mayrhofen and Tux further up the valley. A 150-person cable-car links the two areas of Horberg/Gerent/Penken and Rastkogel/Eggalm.
Skiing in Ski Zillertal 3000 is made easier due to the excellent transport links to take you across the vast region. The resorts of Penken and Horberg are connected with each other by a small ski train and these areas are connected to the Tux ski resort by a cable car making travelling from area to area stress-free. The Hintertuxer glacier, with its almost always snow covered pistes, together with the even expanding arsenal of snow cannons provides the resort with an excellent snow record.
Between the resort stations of the ski lifts in Mayrhofen, Hippach and Finkenberg ski buses ride back and forth and can be used for free if you have a lift pass. When skiing in Ski Zillertal 3000, with your Zillertal lift pass you can also ski in Gerlos, Fügen and on the glacier.
If that’s not enough, the cross country tracks in Mayrhofen are lit up in the evening and you can go wild in one of the best snow parks when snowboarding and skiing in Ski Zillertal 3000, Burton Park in Mayrhofen. In short, this area really does offer everything you look for and more in a ski holiday.
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The capital is Vienna.
The official language is German but English is widely spoken as well.
There is one hour time difference with the UK (GMT+1).
The official currency is the Euro.
It is customary in Austria to tip between 5% and 10% in bars and restaurants.
Food & Drink:
Austria is known for its Vienna Schnitzels and Glühwein. Tap water is safe for drinking.
Opening times shops:
Shops are usually open from Monday until Friday from 09.00 AM to 18.00 PM (some shops close during the afternoon). Most shops are closed on Sunday.
Travelling by car:
Snow chains are obligatory in the Alps. You need a toll permit for the motorways in Austria. You can buy the permit at the AA in the UK or in Austria at the major border crossings. The European Commission advises you to wear a safety reflector jacket in the event of a break down or accident. This vest can be purchased from the AA in the UK as well.
The voltage is 230 volt.
UK mobile phones work in Austria as well.
You need to be in the possession of a valid passport to travel to Austria.
You fly with easyJet or Jet2 to Innsbruck. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 55 minutes. Meals and drinks are not included during the flight.
Departures from regional airports
Please note that with departure and/or arrival from a regional airport you may have a stopover on the outward and/or return journey.
In the booking steps it is possible to book a transfer. The average transfer time to Mayrhofen is approximately 1.5 hours. For additional information about the transfer click here.
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A Zillertal Superski lift pass is included in the tour price.
You can see the surcharges and discounts for, for example, extending your lift pass or no lift pass in step 1 (preferences) of the booking process. If a child or senior discount applies, this will be shown in step 2 (price overview). Would you like to know more about the lift pass? View our FAQ here .
The lift pass for children born after 1/1/2017 is free. Children born between 1/1/2004 and 31/12/2016 receive a discount on the lift pass. These discounts can be found in the calculation of your travel sum. Identification is required when collecting the lift pass.
The surcharges and discounts are only valid upon booking. Other rates are applied on location. It is not possible to redeem the lift pass on another day on site. An extension of the lift pass is usually possible; you will find the price for this in the further course of the booking steps. The discount for “no lift pass” can also be found in the booking process.
This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.
This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.
These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.
These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.
TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.
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