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Tobogganing in Tuxertal

Have you already sampled the many options a winter holiday has to offer beyond the slope? The gorgeous winter scenery invites you to enjoy fun tobogganing! With families, friends or as a romantic activity for two, a tobogganing trip guarantees felicitous variety for all ages as part of your active winter holiday in Tux-Finkenberg in Tuxertal! It comes in handy that 14 perfectly primed toboggan runs are available in Zillertal, 3 of which are located in Tuxertal. Rush into the valley on the awesome toboggan runs lit in the evening – nothing stands in the way of action-packed night tobogganing.


Important information: All huts are accessible by taxi. Local traffic must be expected on the tobogganing routes. Please mind the tobogganing hours for travelling safety!


Your extra in Finkenberg: free Finkenberg-Hintertux shuttle and Nightliner (€ 2,00).
Christophorus bus line no. 4104 from Finkenberg to Hintertux (stop Finkenberg Dorf - Hintertux Gletscherbahn). Free use upon presenting the Tux-Finkenberg ticket.

Toboggun runs in Tuxertal

Bichlalm in Hintertux is located at 1,695 m and serves as a perfect destination for tobogganers, both day and night, because the 3 km long toboggan run at Bichlalm is illuminated. Tyrolean food specialties and a thrilling run are waiting for all tobogganers after a 50-minute ascent.

Our tip: Enjoy the glorious glacier panorama from the sun terrace. The fantastic view of Hintertux glacier is worth the ascent!

Furthermore: hut night every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, spare ribs evening on Fridays. Reservation via telephone is mandatory.

Bichlalm at a glance:

  • Altitude 1.695 m
  • 3 km long toboggan run
  • Ascent approx. 50 min
  • Night tobogganing
  • Optional ascent by toboggan taxi

Reach the hut at 1,740 m from Tux-Lanersbach. Experience the lively ascent of approx. 80 min or take a taxi.
Night owls like it here as well: the 4 km long toboggan run is lit and leads directly to Tux-Lanersbach. Do you prefer tobogganing as soon as the sun comes up? Höllensteinhütte also offers accommodation options – nothing stands in the way of early-morning tobogganing. Run personally by the Erler family, Höllensteinhütte serves only the finest Zillertal specialties.

Tip: small mountain farmer museum inside the hut.

There’s a safety measure on this run for safe travels into the valley: the special toboggan run lighting indicates narrow points and speedy passages. That’s fun!

  • Red – reduce speed, narrow turns ahead, “deliberately” control speed!
  • Yellow – increased alertness, distance between the person in front, toboggan on distance-controlled speed!
  • Green/white – keep on tobogganing, adapt speed to conditions!

ATTENTION: Please mind the tobogganing hours!
Driving from and to Höllensteinhütte permitted for taxis from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., 4.00 - 5.00 p.m., 7.00 - 9.30 p.m. Tobogganing from Höllensteinhütte to Tux-Lanersbach. Please secure your reservation by calling +43 664 1575004.

Höllensteinhütte at a glance:

  • Altitude 1.740 m
  • 4 km long toboggan run
  • Ascent approx. 80 min
  • Night tobogganing
  • Optional ascent by toboggan taxi

The ascent to Grieralm is something very special: reach an altitude of 1,787 m coming from Juns. Having ascended through the forest for approx. 90 minutes, the wide high plateau with Grieralm and the lake Griersee opens up right in front of you. You have the best view of the snow-covered Hintertux glacier amidst this idyllic scenery.

The amazement continues inside the hut: fascinating parlours hand-carved by the previous innkeeper – every one in a different design and lovingly adorned. Adlerstube in particular is a feast for the eyes! After a fine Tyrolean snack, it’s off to the 5 km long toboggan run lit at night. You don’t have to bring your own toboggan – toboggan rental: € 5,00

Contact: 
Attention: driving is permitted from and to Grieralm for taxi and neighbours from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., 4.00 - 5.00 p.m. and 7.00 - 9.30 p.m.

Tobogganing times for all winter athletes:

  • 1.30 - 3.30 p.m.
  • 5.30 - 6.30 p.m.
  • from 10 p.m.

Höllensteinhütte at a glance:

  • Altitude 1.787 m
  • 5 km long toboggan run
  • Ascent approx. 90 min
  • Night tobogganing
  • Optional ascent by toboggan taxi
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Safe on a toboggan – safety tips

  • The following is very important for a superb tobogganing experience:
    -    Warm and weatherproof clothes
    -    Sturdy shoes with non-slip soles
    -    Ski goggles and gloves
    -    Torch or headlight for evening tobogganing
    -    A helmet for optimum safety, particularly for children
  • A toboggan with steering belt and rail edges bent inwards increases safety – a plastic bobsled is not suited for natural toboggan runs. You can borrow a toboggan for ideal winter enjoyment at the Tuxertal toboggan runs.
  • Keep the seat free of snow, and dry.
  • Always stay on the edge of the run during your ascent so as not to interfere with tobogganers racing into the valley. Keep dogs on a short leash and stop at blind spots.
  • Make sure that the run is open for tobogganing when travelling on a toboggan run with automotive traffic. If specified, please abide by the tobogganing hours – you’re responsible for your own safety!
  • "Don’t drink and drive" also applies for tobogganing – please note that alcohol affects your capacity for reaction.
  • Use the ascent to inspect the run and make a mental note of striking passages and sharp turns

Tux-Finkenberg in winter

On sunny days the sun radiates as much as the visitors. Reliable snow conditions and white winter sceneries are a fact of nature in the villages Tux, Finkenberg and Hintertux. Perfect ski connections aside, the villages offer additional experiences for tourists – winter hiking, ice skating, cross-country skiing etc.

Winter sports for everyone!

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Destination address for your navigation:
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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