Plenty to discover around YOUR FAMILY HOTEL IN TIROL

Experiences in Gerlos & Surroundings

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Staying at the Almhof means benefiting from our huge variety of indoor and outdoor activities. You’ll probably find it hard to think of a reason to leave the hotel, but the region in and around Gerlos has a wealth of experiences and attractions. Here are our tips for must-see places to visit in summer and in winter.




Leisure Park

150 km

Ski Slopes

400 km

Hiking Trails

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.”

J.W. von Goethe

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5 Side Valleys

The five side valleys which branch off from the village of Gerlos are perfect for hiking and cycling in summer and gentle activities in winter. In addition to downhill skiing in the family-friendly ski area Zillertal Arena, there are cross-country ski trails, toboggan runs, and beautiful winter walking and snowshoeing trails.

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Leisure Park Zell am Ziller

The leisure park Zell am Ziller is just a 20-minute drive from our hotel. During the summer months, there is plenty to entertain children and adults alike: outdoor adventure pool, gold digger’s playground, mini golf course, beach volleyball, football pitches and a tennis court. Winter attractions include an indoor tennis centre, an ice skating rink, and a skittle alley.

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Discovery Tours for Adults

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Erlebnissennerei Zillertal

Have you ever been to a working dairy or a working farm? Learn how hay milk is processed into delicious cheese, yoghurt and more.

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BrauKunstHaus Zillertal Bier

Take a look behind the scenes at Zillertal Bier, Tirol’s oldest family-owned brewery, and learn everything about the art of beer making.

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HolzErlebnisWelt Binderholz

Join a guided tour including a documentary film at the FeuerWerk experience world set amid the Binderholz factory premises.

Summer, Sun & Children’s Laughter

“Happiness is contagious, especially when it comes from a child’s laughter.”


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Abenteuerland Gerlos

Tree houses, high ropes course, forest playground, suspension bridge, 3D archery, mountain bike practice trails, pump track: The adventure play area offers plenty of action-packed fun for all ages. Try something new and mix excitement and quality time with the whole family!

Your adventure starts here

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Durlassboden Reservoir

Clear, fresh spring water surrounded by mountains: It’s no wonder that the Durlassboden reservoir is one of the region’s most Insta-worthy photo spots. Take a dip in the cool water and enjoy a huge range of water sports and water-based recreation, such as boating, surfing and stand-up paddle boarding. If you enjoy hiking, explore the loop trail with opportunities for refreshments along the way.

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Latschenland Gerlos

Sitting on the Isskogel at an elevation of 1950 metres, the Latschenland offers fun and action for children of all ages. Explore the huge play area, the adventure climbing route, the small lake and much more. In addition, there is an animal enclosure where children can get up close to rabbits, chickens, goats and calves.

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Berg Aktiv

The Almhof is a member hotel of the Berg aktiv summer programme. It’s free for our guests and features a huge range of outdoor activities and action-packed fun. Guided hiking and MTB tours, family-friendly outdoor pursuits, adrenaline-pumping activities: There is something for everyone to enjoy.

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Nature’s Ice Palace

Nature’s Ice Palace at the Hintertux Glacier is a natural ice cave that is unique in the world. It is open all year round.

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Krimml Waterfalls

Europe’s highest waterfalls plunge 380 metres to the ground. An absolute must-see in our region!

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A magical place high above Zell am Ziller: The spruce castle Fichtenschloss is a great excursion for the whole family.

What else?

The region surrounding Gerlos offers countless opportunities for families to have fun and make memories. Whatever kind of adventure you choose, you’re guaranteed a fantastic time. Jam pack your day with action and adrenaline or choose the tranquility of the region’s quieter spots.

During the summer, there is plenty more to discover in our surroundings. The Zillertal High Road, one of the most scenic Alpine roads in Austria, affords breathtaking views. The Gerlosstein adventure mountain offers a themed trail where you can learn about the region’s history and culture, as well as a petting zoo, alpine playground and zipline.

Experience the Arena Coaster in Zell am Ziller, an exhilarating ride where the elevated track winds you through 1400 metres of loops, curves and hair-pin curves. Fancy a scenic gondola ride? The Dorfbahn Königsleiten is free for our guests in summer. From the top, the natural scenery is yours to explore at will. There is also a zipline for thrill-seekers.

Another popular excursion is the Schlegeis reservoir with its impressive 131 metre dam wall, which lies nestled among several three thousand metre high peaks. Situated in the rear Zillertal, the Zillertal Alps High Mountain Nature Parks is well worth a visit. This tranquil protected area lets you connect with nature far away from the distractions of everyday life. With so many fantastic activities and experiences in and around our hotel, you will never run out of things to do. We hope you have fun in your summer holidays!

Winter, Snow & Rosy Cheeks

“You are never too old to play in the snow.”


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Tobogganing is the quintessential winter experience and a fantastic outdoor winter pursuit for young and old. Directly at the hotel, you can even sled uphill: Let the drag lift pull you up the slope and repeat the thrill of the ride as often as you like. Complimentary toboggans are available. The Zillertal’s longest toboggan run in Gerlosstein is 7 km long and floodlit. Enjoy an exhilarating ride and make sure to stop by one of the rustic mountain huts.

Tobogganing in Gerlos

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Cross-country Skiing

It’s no wonder that cross-country skiing has become increasingly popular in the past few years. Nordic skiing is an excellent full-body workout while spending time outdoors in nature. The Zillertal offers a variety of trails groomed for classic and skating skiing.

Cross-country Skiing

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Winter Hiking

Especially with young children, even short walks through the snowy landscape can feel refreshing. The crisp air, the joy of playing in the snow, the picturesque landscape… This is pure enjoyment and gives the whole family the chance to relax and slow down. Afterwards, returning to the warm comfort of the hotel is pure bliss.

Winter Hiking

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Snowshoeing is a fun activity that’s easy to learn no matter your age or fitness level, and our region provides the requisite trails, powder and pristine winter scenery. Discover this unique way to explore the Zillertal’s snowy landscapes.


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Counting down the days to Christmas? If you are looking for Advent markets and family fun activities that are guaranteed to increase your holiday spirit, you’ve come to the right place. Every year, the Mayrhofner Advent invites visitors to soak up the joyous atmosphere between the wooden huts and sample regional delicacies. There are also cheerful festive markets in Schwaz, Hall and Innsbruck.

Advent & Christmas in Tirol

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Skiing & Ski School

The Almhof is the perfect base for skiing and snowboarding. Beginners, advanced skiers, small children, youngsters, adults – there is something for everyone. Almi’s ski school offers courses for all ages and ability levels. Put on your skis and hit the slopes!

Skiing fun in Gerlos