Situated in the Tyrol state of Austria is the breathtaking area known as Zillertal, which is a very large and beautiful valley. Surrounded by the Zillertal Alps to the south and the east, a Zillertal holiday is the perfect choice for those who love the Great Outdoors and are looking for a whole range of outdoor pursuits to enjoy. A Zillertal holiday rental cottage will offer all of the comforts of home with the added bonus of some spectacular views from every window. A Zillertal holiday will leave you feeling de-stressed and re-energised, ready to face everyday life back home again.
A Zillertal holiday is jam-packed with outdoor activities which makes it the perfect option for those who are looking for a very active (and tiring) holiday. During the warmer summer months, visitors can enjoy activities such as cycling, rock climbing, canyoning, golf, tennis, swimming, horse riding and paragliding. During the colder months when there is a bit of snow, visitors can indulge in a spot of skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding and sledding. The beautiful mountain views and lush green countryside also make a Zillertal holiday great for those who enjoy painting, drawing or photography.
If you still have enough energy left to leave your comfortable Zillertal holiday rental cottage then there are some excellent towns and villages just waiting to be explored. One of the most active and charming to visit on your Zillertal holiday is the town of Fugen. Visitors to Fugen can enjoy several attractions including historic chapels, quaint and architecturally beautiful churches and a local heritage museum. One item that should definitely be on your itinerary when visiting Fugen is the Feuerwerk, a wood-filled environmentally friendly heating plant which also doubles as a venue for exhibitions, galas and concerts.
If you are considering booking a fantastic Zillertal holiday rental cottage then you can expect to experience relatively warm summers and cold winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Zillertal holiday are generally June and July when the daytime temperature can reach as high as 20°. The daytime temperature drops dramatically during the winter months of December and January which sees temperatures of around 1°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 45 inches.
Travel to Zillertal, Austria Travellers on a Zillertal holiday can arrive at Innsbruck Airport (INN) which is just under 50 minutes away from the area. Air operators that offer regular, affordable flights to the area include British Airways and easyJet. Passengers can depart from several UK airports including Bristol (BRS), Liverpool (LPL) and London Gatwick (LGW).