Mayrhofen Zillertal, the height of elegance
Mayrhofen is a typical Tyrolean village. It’s also from the centre of this village, at 630 metres above sea level, that skiers set off towards the two separate peaks to take on the slopes. Nestled in the Zillertal Valley in the heart of the Austrian Alps, this plush ski resort is the starting point for many activities within Tyrol, not to mention that it can offer the very best in ski hire expertise.
A ski area with character
Consisting of two peaks, the Mayrhofen ski area has two separate areas: Penken and Ahorn, which are served by gondola lifts and aerial tramways. Visitors can speed down a total of 136 km of slopes over an elevation difference of 1870 metres, with runs for all abilities: 7 blacks, 28 reds and 19 blues. But that’s not all: the snowpark known as Vans Penken Park and its eight varying zones are guaranteed to get your heart racing. All in all, this is a highly popular ski area designed for all kinds of skiers. Cross-country skiers will also find plenty to amuse them in Mayrhofen, thanks to its 200 km of dedicated tracks.
Good to know: One of the steepest runs in the Alps
Take on the steepest run in Austria: Harakiri, which has an average gradient of 78% over a length of 1500 m.
Leisure activities in Mayrhofen
Throughout the winter season, the resort lays on a jam-packed programme of sports, events and cultural activities. Visitors can browse the chic shops and relax in the waterpark, taking in the upmarket and sophisticated après-ski atmosphere. Then why not finish off the day by hitting the dancefloor in one of the many clubs the resort has to offer.
Mayrhofen is a resort that’s full of energy, and a holiday destination with something for everyone! All you need now is to reserve your ski kit, from somewhere as close as possible to your accommodation; head to Skiset, located at the foot of the slopes in Mayrhofen.