Mayrhofen is a very nice mountain village that has a great range of skiing, restaurants, cozy village streets and lots of activities on offer. The valley is surrounded by high mountain peaks and the views are absolutely stunning.
Skiing i MayrhofenThe Zillertal ski system, where Mayrhofen is the main ski resort, offers in total 640 kilometers of pistes and 170 ski lifts. The system is not fully interlinked, but one travels easily with the ski bus between areas. One area is also accessible by a special ski shuttle train, which does not cost extra if you hold a valid lift pass.
There are mixed skiing for all levels of skiers, from wide carving slopes to Austria's steepest ski slope Harakiri. The angle is 78 degrees – so only try it out if you are an advanced skier. There are about 70 blue / green slopes, 90 red and 25 black runs. The area Ahorn suits families with children best.
For those who like to jump and do tricks you will find one of the biggest and best snow parks in the Alps: the Vans Penken Park.
Activities in Mayrhofen/ZillertalThere are plenty of fun things to do when your legs need a rest. For example, you could try of the 16 bob tracks, take an invigorating bath (erlebnistherme-zillertal.at) or try the roller coaster that has been built on the snow (arenacoaster.at). Finish the day with a drink in the igloo bar at the top of the Ahorn system in White Lounge. (white-lounge.at).
For those who seek classic Austrian after ski entertainment there are endless options. The tricky part is to decide what place to go to as there are so many. Ice Bar , Brück'n Stadl and Arena are some of the most popular places.
Hotels and pensions in Mayrhofen / ZillertalSince Zillertal is a large area there are numerous options regarding accommodation in the different parts of the valley. As in many places in Austria the smaller family owned hotels and guesthouses are most frequent. Count on that you may have to walk to the ski lift from your accommodation, usually a few hundred meters.
Ski areas Mayrhofen form part ofMayrhofen is part of the ski area Zillertal together with 4 other ski resorts.
Frequently Asked Questions about Mayrhofen
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Villages close to Mayrhofen
If you are planning a ski holiday in Mayrhofen you can always stay in one of these villiages, all with easy access to the ski area of Mayrhofen:
Ski equipment in Mayrhofen
We offer pre-booking of ski equipment in Mayrhofen in co-operation with Skiset. When booking online you can save up to 50% compared with booking upon arrival.
Ski schools in Mayrhofen
Do you want to improve your skiing or simply learn to ski or snowboard? Through our partner CheckYeti you will find 29 different classes and instructors in Mayrhofen who can help you with this, in addition with the possibility to get up to 15% discount on the normal price. Many of the classes also have free cancellation.