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Hikes & Tips

Useful information & popular routes

The Zillertal Valley is one of the few regions where visitors can hike 365 days a year in the valley, at the treeline and over the peaks. Hotel owner Alexander leads several guided tours a week. Or why not head out on your own and explore the fascinating mountains of the Zillertal Valley with friends and family? We have put together a few useful tips for hiking in the mountains as well as a list of our favourite hikes in the region. Please feel free to ask a member of staff if you want to know more about planning hikes. We will be happy to help.

Tip for hikers

  • Choose hikes to match your fitness
  • Always wear sturdy hiking boots
  • Plan your hike (maps in the hotel)
  • Take plenty of food (from the breakfast buffet)
  • Weather information at reception
  • Stay on the marked trails
  • Turn back in bad weather
  • Take emergency equipment (mobile phone, first-aid kit)
  • Mountain rescue: 140, European Emergency Number: 112

Explore the hiking area

Our Favourite Hikes

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Hike #1

Tulferalm, Grieralm, Höllensteinhütte

  • Start / finish: from Hotel Eden
  • Walking time: 3.5 - 4 hours
  • Vertical metres: + 566 / - 566 / 0 m
  • Distance: 8.5 km
  • Difficulty rating: intermediate
  • Requirements: surefootedness

Traditional huts

  • Grieralm (food & drink)
  • Höllensteinhütte (food & drink)
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Hike #2

Eggalm, Grübelspitze, Junsalm

  • Start / finish: top of Eggalm, hotel
  • Walking time: approx. 5.5 hours
  • Vertical metres: + 461  / - 1.044  / - 583m
  • Distance: 9.8 km
  • Difficulty level: intermediate
  • Requirements: surefootedness

Traditional huts

  • Bergrestaurant Eggalm (food & drink)
  • Junsalm (food & drink)
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Hike #3

Stoankasern, Junsjoch, Junssee

  • Start / finish: 1,984 m – 2,754 m
  • Walking time: 6 hours
  • Vertical metres: + 952 / - 944 / 8 m
  • Distance: 9.5 km
  • Difficulty level: difficult
  • Requirements: surefootedness, head for heights

Traditional huts

  • Bergkäserei Stoankasern (food & drink)
    Tip! The Bergkäserei is a working dairy farm where visitors can see how cheese is made.
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Hike #4

Moorlehrpfad

  • Start: mid-way station of Finkenberger Almbahnen cable car
  • Finish: Vorderlanersbach
  • Walking time: 3.5 hours
  • Vertical metres:  + 120 /  - 604 / - 484 m
  • Distance: 6.2 km
  • Difficulty level: easy
  • Requirements: surefootedness

(Digital) Hiking Pass

Even more outdoor fun with the Tux-Finkenberg Hiking App

The Tux-Finkenberg Hiking App is the quickest and easiest way to record all your hikes and outdoor adventures. This app provides users with information about mountains in the Zillertal Valley as well as interactive maps, the latest weather forecast and lots of useful tips on huts and other points of interest in the region. Hikers also have the option of printing out a record of their hikes at the hotel.

Summer Activities Map

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