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Hiking in Tux-Finkenberg in Zillertal

Have you heard of the Olperer? It appears in the logos of many Tuxertal businesses and is the landmark mountain of Tux. As the region’s landmark, it certainly stands for the most beautiful summits and a unique hiking experience. Located higher than the rest of Zillertal, Tuxertal offers the perfect starting point for your gorgeous summer hike. After ascending from Tux-Finkenberg a breath-taking view over hundreds of summits and a neat rustic snack are waiting for you up high.

There are more than 350 km of hiking trails in imposing nature to hike on in Tux-Finkenberg – and each with its own character: comfortable hikes, TUX-Welten themed paths for families, altitude routes to romantic mountain pastures & huts and high-alpine steep tracks lead past crystal-clear mountain lakes, across fragrant flower meadows and through old mountain forests...
Tux-Finkenberg has everything a hiking and outdoor fanatic’s heart could desire!

Explore Tux alpine paths in Tux-Finkenberg

Alpine pioneers already explored the Zillertal mountains back in the 19th century. To this day, adventurous people find exactly the right mix of action-packed offers and relaxing options in Tux-Finkenberg. Follow the appeal of the mountains and discover the many options of a hiking holiday in summer and autumn yourself:

  • 350 km of marked hiking trails and 150 km of signposted Nordic walking routes
  • Zillertal Alps nature park, 422 km² of pure nature
  • Refuge and alpine huts at all altitudes
  • Glacier adventure on Hintertux glacier
  • Guided hikes & Nordic walking tours
  • Free hiking bus between Mayrhofen and Hintertux
  • Hiking taxi to the most beautiful mountain pastures of Tuxertal
  • Assisted ascent through Eggalmbahn, Finkenberger Almbahnen and Hintertux glacier

You can download the hut guide here. For further information on the best hiking trails and rest stop options, please enquire at Tux-Center tourist information directly opposite of the Eggalmbahnen or use the interactive Tuxertal map.

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Hiking from the mountain railway

Even mountaineers like an unhurried hike every now and then. That’s no problem here in Tux-Finkenberg as there aren’t just easy hikes in the valley, but also summit paths accessible to everyone: everyone can get higher with the summer mountain railways!
The summer mountain railways in Tux-Finkenberg – 3 of 11 in Zillertal – ensure unhurried hikes for all ages. Find information on the prices and special offers on the corresponding websites or directly at the Tux-Center tourist office!

Hiking taxi

You can also take the hiking taxis to get to select mountain pastures and huts faster from June to late September. Taxi companies take you to the snack station Stoankasern, to Hobalm or Vallruckalm, and to Lämmerbichlalm. They are all ideal starting points for delightful hikes!
Departure point: Tux-Center in Tux-Lanersbach, Monday to Friday, 9.15 am
Registration: one day in advance until 9.00 p.m. by calling +43 664 4260106
Top tip: Use the free Tux-Finkenberg shuttle to get to the starting point of your hike in Tuxertal.

TUX-Welten for the entire family

Hiking for all ages never becomes boring on these themed trails. The TUX-Welten are completely new. Discover Tuxertal and its diversity with the entire family. Hike through Wasserwelt (Water World) and let water splash in your face on hot days at the Hintertux waterfall. You can also cool off in Tier-, Pflanzen-, and Naturwelt or one of the other worlds at Tuxbach. Informative display boards alternate with attractions such as the flea circus of the waterfall swing. All paths are easily accessible from Tux-Finkenberg!

Tip: the glacier world with the glacier flea safari on the Hintertux Glacier - an exciting adventure course with tricky puzzle questions awaits you around the Sommerberg hiking area.

Explore all themed paths

Guided glacier tour

From July to September, an experienced glacier guide takes you on an exciting and adventurous discovery tour on Hintertux Glacier. Did you know that the glacier ice you’re hiking on is several millennia old?

Highlight of the hike: the panoramic terrace on Hintertux Glacier. Learn more about the surrounding mountains and enjoy the breath-taking view at a spectacular altitude of 3,250 m.

Nature park rangers will also accompany you on your informative tour through Tuxertal. The Tux-Finkenberg tourist association and nature park Zillertal Alps will inform you about the guided hiking tours.

Year-round ski region on Hintertux glacier

You don’t just want to hike on your summer holiday? How great that Tuxertal has something special to offer that’s unique for Austria. Race down perfectly groomed slopes from Hintertux glacier to green valleys on 365 days a year. Enjoy the 20 km of slopes to the fullest in summer temperatures. Don’t miss out on the view from one of the sun terraces – you certainly won’t forget the experience that is glacier skiing for a long time!

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Destination address for the tourist information:
A-6293 Tux, Lanersbach 401

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Detailed information on how to get to Tux-Finkenberg by bus is available here.

The airports at Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich are between 90 and 230 km from Tux-Finkenberg.


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