East of Innsbruck, the Ziller Valley has over 65km of cross country ski track rolling over gentle terrain. The town of Zell Am Ziller makes a great base for exploring the groomed trails. There is a narrow-gauge railway in the valley adjacent to the main valley trail allowing for easy access and return.
To reach this area from Innsbruck, head east on E60/A12. Turn south on Route169 through Fugen into the Zillertal Valley.
Overall, Zillertal is the 6th most popular cross country ski area of all 16 Nordic ski destinations in Austria.
Local Contacts: Local Tourism (0043) 05285-2305 or 05285-2281; Austrian Tourism, US (212) 944-6880.
Best Season: Jan. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Easy
Base Camp: Sport Hotel Strass (0043) 05285-2205; Villa Knauer (0043) 05285-62284
Luxury Loding: Elizabeth Hotel (0043) 05285-2929; Hotel Kramerwirt (0043) 05285-6700
GPS: 47.170514, 11.862519
Date Published: 12/30/2015
Date Updated: 4/15/2019
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