Top 5 actvities in Tirol in winter

Zillertal area in Tyrol

Zillertal area in Tyrol ©jorkshire/Flick

With the first snow Tyrol turns into an enchanted land of snow that is full of possibilities: sledding, skiing, snowboarding, parties, wellness, culinary treats. Tyrol has much to offer. Choosing the top 5 activities in Tirol in winter was extremely difficult because this area is full of possibilities.

However, we included in this list a trip to the Pitztal Glacier, where you have the mountains at your feet, a party in Ischgl as the stars do, a night sledding under the stars in Sellraintal, a test of courage in Zillertal and a romantic night in an igloo in Brixental.


Panorama from the Pitztal Glacier

Your trip can begin with a spectacular view from the Pitztal Glacier; it is surely one of the best activities in Tirol. Nowhere else in Austria can be reached a higher place with cable car. The Pitz Panoramabahn mountain station of the panoramic cable installation  is located at the height of 3,440 m. Once you are there, it seems that you have the mountains at your feet, with one exception. Wildspitze, with its 3,768 m, is the highest mountain in Tyrol and rises from the sea of ​​peaks up above the glacier.

The Pitztal in Tyrol

The Pitztal in Tyrol ©Christian Payer/Flick

Night sledding in Sellraintal

Night sledding is one of the top 5 activities of a perfect holiday in Tyrol. A great sledding slope is in St. Sigmund in Sellraintal. From this location you can start the hike to Gleirschtal, the welcoming hotel os Gleirschalm. With a small turning movement you can traverse with speed the illuminated slope of 1.6 km. It is a high-class entertainment.

Party in Ischgl

If you want to party, you have to visit Ischgl, because there was invented the après ski. After a great ski day have fun in ski suit and boots and dance on table. In the evening, the party continues in the village, perhaps with the support from some stars. Personalities like Katy Perry, Dieter Bohlen, Alicia Keys and Dita von Teese have already been the guests of this party metropolis of Tirol.

Ischgl in Tyrol

Ischgl in Tyrol ©Leo-setä/Flick

Test of courage in Zillertal

For a holiday adrenaline the Harakiri ski truck in Mayrhofen should not miss from the program. Steep is not a sufficient word to describe it: the most inclined slope in Austria awaits the brave skiers with an average inclination of 78%.

Romance in igloos in Brixental

A night in the apartment of an igloo in the village of Alpeniglu in Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental is an unforgettable experience. This is one of the best activities in Tirol as coffers clear winter nights under the stars, fondue at an ice table, drink from ice glasses, comfort and warmth in the classical round buildings of the Inuit and more romance in beds covered with soft fur of reindeer.

Zillertal area in Tyrol

Zillertal area in Tyrol ©jorkshire/Flick

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