das Alois 4*S in Tux
Wegweiser fürs Winterwandern durch die verschneite Landschaft des Zillertals

Winter hiking in Zillertal

The beauty of the Zillertal in Winter

Welcome to the magic of winter in Zillertal! The majestic mountains, covered in a thick blanket of snow, invite you to experience the breath-taking nature in a special way: on a winter hike. The Zillertal region in Tyrol, Austria not only offers first-class ski resorts, but also a variety of well-signposted winter hiking trails that will delight beginners and experienced hikers alike.

The Zillertal is a true winter wonderland, enchanting with its picturesque landscape and the majestic peaks of the Zillertal Alps. The numerous branches of the wide Ziller valley cover over 460 km of wonderful winter hiking tracks. On a clear day visitors can enjoy breath-taking views of the snow-covered mountains.


For hiking enthusiasts, the Zillertal offers a wide range of tracks for every level. From leisurely hikes along the valleys to more challenging tours at higher altitudes, there is something for everyone.


The signposted routes make it easy to experience nature in all its splendour. A visit to the Zillertal is an unforgettable experience that will enchant every winter hiker.

Winter hiking tracks in Tux

The Tuxertal a pearl of the Zillertal

The Tuxertal, a side valley of the Zillertal, reveals the beauty of winter hiking in a special way. Tux not only impresses with its stunning mountain scenery, but also with the variety of winter hiking trails to explore.


During your winter holiday in the Tux- Finkenberg region of the Zilltertal, around 68 km of winter hiking trails, some of which are just hard packed snow or cleared offer you a varied opportunity to explore the winter landscape. Experience the unspoilt nature while on a snow-shoe hike and get a different impression of the snow-covered world of the Zillertal, far away from the usual slopes.

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Various winter hiking routes

The specially prepared snow-shoe hiking paths are a highlight, which offer an intensive experience in nature away from the marked trails. In Tux you will find various winter hiking routes to suit all abilities from beginner to experienced.


There are various starting points for the winter hiking in Tux in Zillertal:


  • Hintertux
  • Juns
  • Tux-Lanersbach
  • Tux-Vorderlandersbach
  • Finkenberg
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Easy winter hiking routes

Explore with the family

The easier winter hiking trails, which mostly run along the valleys with slight inclines, are suitable for beginners. Here you can explore the winter landscape at a leisurely pace and here the snow crunching under your boots. These routes are also suitable for families with children and offer the opportunity to discover nature together.

  • Valley walk in the direction of Tux-Lanersbach and Tux-Vorderlanersbach

Walking time: approx. 1,5 hours – Path Nr. 10


  • Valley walk in the direction of Hintertux

Walking time: approx. 1 hour - Path Nr. 10 to Madseit, path Nr. 12 from Madseit to Hintertux


  • Sagrain – Schragl – Gschwandl – Direction  Außertal

Walking time: approx. 45 minutes – path Nr. 65


  • Circular walk Glocke

Walking time: approx. 50 minutes - path Nr. 32, 32a and 32b 

Challenging winter hiking routes

Winter hikes for adventure seekers in Zillertal

For more demanding winter hikes, there are challenging routes in Tux at higher altitudes. Here, the path takes you through untouched snowy landscapes with spectacular views of snow-capped peaks and becomes an unforgettable adventure. Snow-shoe hikes are an ideal choice for those who want to get off the beaten track and experience unspoilt nature. We also have several pairs of snow-shoes in the hotel, which we are happy to lend you free of charge.

We also offer snow-shoe hikes in our activity programme which you will find here.

  • Höhenweg to Juns (Tuxer Mühle), Circular hike

Walking time: approx. 2 hours. – path Nr. 21 and 10


  • Tuxer Mühle – Höhenweg to Tux-Lanersbach, Circular hike

Walking time: approx. 2 hours – path Nr. 21, 10


  • Valley hike from Hintertux to Tux-Vorderlanersbach

Walking time: approx. 2,5 hours


  • Winter forest path fromn Tux-Lanersbach to Tux-Vorderlanersbach

Walking time: approx. 1,5 hours

All in all, the Zillertal with its winter hiking trails in tux offers an ideal location to experience winter nature at its best. The variety of routes, ranging from easy hikes for families to challenging snow-shoe tours for the more adventurous, makes the region a paradise for winter hikers. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the snow-covered mountain landscape, feel the clear mountain air and allow yourself to be enchanted by the beauty of the Zillertal in winter.

Winter hiking in the evening

Winter or snow-shoe hikes in the evening are a special experience. When the sky is clear, the stars shine bright, the snow glistens in the moonlight and the stillness of the night lends a very special atmosphere.


Some routes are lit after dark, which adds to the fascination of night-time winter hiking in the Zillertal.

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