Holiday in Finkenberg
Activity holiday in Zillertal in Tyrol
Holiday in Finkenberg in Zillertal 365 days a year
At 840 m above sea level lies the municipality of Finkenberg. Directly at the entrance to the Tuxertal valley, you will find a sunny holiday paradise. Finkenberg as well as Tux, belong to the high mountain nature park Zillertal Alps, which has a lot to offer. Finkenberg is home to many celebrities:
- Olympic Downhill Champion Leonhard Stock,
- Mt. Everest conqueror Prof. Peter Habeler and
- The Band “Schürzenjäger”.
Winter holiday in Finkenberg
In winter, Finkenberg is a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts. The skiing area "Ski and Glacier World Zillertal 3000" offers a wide range of slopes for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. Here you can spend the whole day on the slopes and enjoy the beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. The entrance to the large ski area is directly in Finkenberg at the Finkenberger Almbahnen.
Mountain summer in Finkenberg
In summer, Finkenberg is an ideal starting point for hikes and mountainbike tours. There are many well-marked hiking trails and mountain bike paths in the area that lead through the spectacular mountain landscape. A special highlight is the summit hike to the Penken, from where you have a breathtaking panoramic view of the Zillertal.
There are great alpine paths to be hiked on from Finkenberg without even breaking a sweat. Various routes for families, hiking aficionados and experienced hikers start at Penkenjoch mountain station. Amongst others, the Garnet Chapel can be reached on an easy path from Garnet Chapel offering a place of tranquillity and contemplativeness.
Garnet Chapel – Capella Granata
Capella Granata built in 2013 on Penkenjoch is a place of contemplation and peace. The rhomboid-dodecahedron shaped chapel built by star architect Mario Botta reflects the shape of garnet, which is native to Zillertal. The chapel is open 24/7 in summer and can be reached on an easy path from the mountain station of the Finkenberger Almbahnen.
Those who prefer to travel on two wheels instead of hiking: the Finkenberger Almbahnen transport mountainbikes!
There’s no limit for swimming fun in the village of Finkenberg in summer! Everyone gets their money’s worth at the adventure pool with
- sunbathing loung (2000 m²), rest area,
- kiddie pool, children´s playground, waterslide,
- whirlpool, wave machine, waterfall,
- kiosk, …
Admission is free with the Zillertal Activcard!
Discover Tuxertal with Glacier bug Luis! Fun, action and excitement are guaranteed for the entire family. Two of the TUX Welten can be found directly in Finkenberg and can be easily reached from your accommodation in this beautiful village.
Hiking tip Glocke
Find a pristine oasis of nature in the heart of Finkenberg – the Glocke. This 33-hectare conservation area can be experienced during a hike on the nature trail. The route along the Glocke offers variety particularly on hot summer days. Exciting for children: display boards provide information about forests as a habitat, and there are plenty of options for cooling off. The TUX-Welten offers exciting information and keeps you on your toes with tricky puzzles.
Located slightly higher the Naturwelt (Nature World) is waiting for explorers of all ages. The adventure begins at the mid-station of Finkenberger Almbahnen. The formation of the region around Finkenberg, which animals are living here and a lot of more is explained in a playful manner. What about a bog soil experiment? Let’s go with glacier flea Luis and the explorer pass is available at the tourism office of the Tux-Finkenberg tourist association!
Directly in the village of Finkenberg you can reach lofty heights: the Finkenberger Almbahnen will take you up to 2,095 meters above sea level. A fantastic panorama of the Zillertal Alps and the mighty Hintertux Glacier awaits you here. Various highlights such as the large number of hiking trails, the 8 m tall Pepi with all its children's attractions, the Garnet Chapel designed by Mario Botta and the sensational sports offer for hikers and bikers.
Summer tip:Zillertal Activcard
Destination address for the tourist information:
A-6293 Tux, Lanersbach 401
Plan your route online:
The airports at Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich are between 90 and 230 km from Tux-Finkenberg.