To gaze the nature
TUX-Welten in the Zillertal valley
Tux-Finkenberg offers worlds to discover: Six theme paths entice young and old in the magnificent mountain scenery of the Tux Valley. Starting with eternal ice of the Hintertux Glacier over the hills and meadows of the mountain slopes down into the beautiful valley of the Tux brook. Together with "Gletscherfloh" Luis and his various adventures, children and adults dive into the unique adventure worlds.
Get your explorer passport at the tourist offices in Tux-Lanersbach or Finkenberg to collect stamps and solve the riddles. Find the corrrect solutions, collect stamps and as a reward you will get the stickers of the TUX-Welten as well as a little gift for € 5,00.
On Safari, Set, Go! Heroes of the Glacier beware! Around the hiking area “Sommerberg” an exciting adventure course with tricky riddles is awaiting you. Together with "Gletscherfloh" Luis all detectives experience an exciting hike with mystery treasures! Small glaciers detectives explore the mystery of the glacier with the help of interactive displays.The treasure map is available at the valley station of the Hintertuxer Gletscherbahn. Join and help us to solve the mystery. "On Safari, Set, Go!". All children up to 10 years are transported for free, not only to Sommerbergalm (2,100 m), but up to 3,250 m Gletscherflohpark. There at 3,250 m you can race down the tubing run and start a snowball fight in the middle of summer.
NEW: Luis' Kugelsafari
Two exciting ball runs and a giant ball tower are waiting to be discovered in Luis‘ Kugelsafari. Fascinated, the little ones will be able to watch and follow their wooden balls, which have to overcome numerous obstacles on their way to the finish. Be it on the wave ride, the chiming “Glockenspiel” or through the narrow crevasse on the glacier - with so many different possibilities, there is no chance of getting bored here! You can even arrange a little competition against friends, siblings or parents and see who can throw their ball the furthest.
Walking time: about 2 hours
Characteristics: easy walk
Experience the nature with all your senses!
Comprehend and understand ... Mother Nature has created extraordinary and unique habitat for all of us.
Starting point of the natural world is the middle station of the “Finkenberger Almbahnen.” From there many different habitats along the marsh trail are here to explore. The special moorland soil can be discovered and closely examined through an experiment. A short break in the hanging chairs or in the listening island, where the sounds of the environment can be perceived much more intensively and consciously, displaced children and adults in deep amazement. Shortly before the end of the walk the unique island of relaxation in the middle of the fairytale forest is achieved.
This walk is an unique experience for nature lovers!
Welcome to Tierwelt! Here visitors immerse into the unique and fascinating world of animals. Adults and children discover very interesting information in various game stations. In the animal world the interaction between the organisms is brought closer to the visitors. Who crawls there? Appearances are deceptive!? How many ants you discover in the animal treasure hunt? These and many other questions are answered playfully along the wildlife trail.
A lot of balance is needed while balancing on the millipede and when climbing the spider web in the circus of fleas. The spirit of discovery is awakened in the animal treasure hunt and with water games! All insect friends will be delighted with this fun hike!
Go on a discovery tour in the plant world and learn more about the local flowers such as daisies, lady's mantle, bluebells, but also the various tree species of the Tux Valley. Test your skill and courage in the climbing net, in the balancing poles and when shooting cones or in the haystack.
Dive into the fascinating world of water! Visitors experience the fascinating and unique world of the water. Even from a distance you can see the "Floating Faucet", who is also the start and end point of the hike.
How much water do we need? What are thermal springs? These questions are answered along the trail. Together with the mascot "Gletscherfloh Luis" adults and children discover the power of water and the transformation ability of the essential natural element. Courage and a good deal of skill is required at the large waterfall swing and target shooting with water pumps. For all nature lovers and knowledge seekers this enjoyable hike is just right!
From the devil's bridge (Teufelsbrücke) or the cemetry bridge in Finkenberg starts the easy round walking path (trail number 32, 32a and 32b) among the beautiful protective area "Glocke". Several presentation boards inform you about the plant-world around the 70m deep gorge.
Feel free to order our overview map "Unterwegs mit der Familie" and the Explorer pass online. They will be sent to your home address, free of charge.
The map shows hiking trails suitable for children, which besides are pram-friendly (off-road pram or buggy). The map also includes numerous highlights for children.
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.