Austria’s only year-round ski resort
Both mountains and snow are guaranteed at Tux-Finkenberg! Night after night, snow groomers create optimal conditions for the following day at an altitude of 3,250 m. Fresh slopes on Tuxer Ferner make your heart beat faster!
Located in the valley end of Tux, the glacier is easily accessible from all Zillertal localities. This witness to the Ice Age is 120 m thick at its deepest point and 4 km long.
60 km of slopes of every level of difficulty and 21 lifts are waiting for you on the glacier from December to April. Beyond slopes with guaranteed snow, there’s a multifaceted gastronomic line-up.
The Ski- & Glacier World Zillertal 3000 is recognised internationally as an outstanding ski resort: From the beginning of December to mid April the ski areas on the Hintertux Glacier, Eggalm, Rastkogel, Finkenberg, Penken/Mayrhofen and Ahorn merge to form the snow sure Ski- & Glacier World Zillertal 3000. Avid skiers and boarders can then enjoy 199 km of perfectly groomed pistes suitable for all levels of ability at altitudes ranging from 630 m to a breathtaking 3,250 m above sea level as well as fabulous natural snow slopes, inviting deep snow and challenging moguls. 66 state of the art lift systems transport winter sport lovers safely and comfortably to the very top, where a skiable area covering 800 hectares is waiting. The award winning cuisine is then the icing on the cake after a perfect day of skiing!
When it comes to skiing in Tyrol, there is no beating Zillertal: Hintertux glacier is Austria’s only year-round ski region! Even in summer, the glacier impresses visitors with 20 km of perfectly groomed slopes that are great for summer, sun and snow skiing!
The webcams give you the latest information on sunny days. They offer you live insights into the snow and weather conditions on the glacier in summer and winter.
Did you know that the glacier is moving? The ski lifts need to be relocated several times a year to keep the poles standing straight.
Those going on holiday in Tux-Finkenberg won’t forget it anytime soon. Pure winter bliss is waiting for holidaymakers on Hintertux glacier, which glows brightly white across the beautiful Tuxertal valley with its localities Finkenberg, Tux and Hintertux. The ideal altitude ranging from 850 m to 3,250 m guarantees 100% of snow.
Skiing aside, there are many other great adventures and highlights to be discovered on Hintertux glacier. Immerse yourself in a dream of snow and millennia-old ice!
The magical ice palace on Hintertux glacier offers an unforgettable experience. Glacier enthusiasts will be enchanted by this icy world beneath the slope during a guided round tour and can marvel at frozen waterfalls, glistening ice stalactites and the glacier lake. Wear ski boots to be perfectly equipped for this easy tour. Don’t forget a thick jacket and sturdy shoes for this icy experience – even in warm weather.
This ice wonder world is open year-round and accessible in any weather. Visiting the Nature's Ice Palace can be best combined with a day of skiing on Hintertux glacier or a view from the panoramic terrace at 3,250 m above sea level.
VIP tour – for kids aged 6+:
When? Every day WITHOUT reservation: 10.30, 11.30, 12.30 am, 1.30, 2.30 pm
Duration: approx. 60 minutes
Price: Adults € 21,00 / children € 13,00
Meeting point: Container mountain station glacier bus 3
The cave at the Spannagelhaus (short Spannagelhöhle), is the largest marble (rock) cave in the Central Alps, is open all year and explorable as part of a guided tour. Learn more about the history, age, hydrology streams, cave climate and animal life of this particular cave from the Cave Guides, and marvel at the marble stratification, stalactites, crystals, erosion cauldrons and bone finds. Important: Please pay attention to the correct clothing (solid clothes and shoes)
Summer: from 01.06. - 14.10. daily guided tours from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm
From 15.10. - 31.05.: guidet tours on request
Appointment phone: +43 5287 87251 or +43 664 5158273
Duration: approx. 1 hour
Equipment: helm, jacket and for skiers rubber boots are provided
Adults: € 15,00
Adults with Tux/Finkenberg Ticket or Zillertal Activcard: € 13,50 Children (6-15 years): € 8,00 (min. 120 cm)
You prefer to keep your explorations above ground? Then head over to the guided glacier tour with trained guides!
An experienced glacier guide takes you on an exciting and adventurous tour of exploration on Hintertux glacier every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from July to September.
On your safari marks, get set, go!
New at the Glacier World for little treasure hunters: the glacier flea safari at Sommerbergalm. Young adventurers go on a journey of exploration with glacier flea Luis and prove to be good detectives, solve tricky questions and learn a lot of new things about water, snow and the natural wonder that is the glacier.
The safari treasure map is available at all pay desks of Hintertux valley stations. Children up to age 10 travel for free to the Sommerbergalm!
The right thing for everyone – at the ski parks on Hintertux glacier!
The ski region offers freestyle parks for beginners and experts:
It’s anything but rare to fly over kickers with world-renowned snowboarders and free-skiers! Everyone who’s looking for action and adrenaline rushes can be found at Betterpark. Freshly groomed every day, you will find the coolest lines at the T-bar lift Olperer.
Exclusive Lines at Betterpark Hintertux:
Open from April to End of May and September to December
Length: 740 m
Even sporting aces can get hungry, which is why(?) there are modern inns with traditional fare on the glacier. Fully refreshed, it’s back to skiing action!
Destination address for your navigation:
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.