Skiing in Tux-Finkenberg

At an amazing level, between 850m and 3,250m altitude are the villages of Finkenberg and Tux.  Beautifully situated at the end of the Zillertal and leading to the majestic Hintertux Glacier.  The highest mountain of the Zillertal Alps, the Hochfeiler (3,510m) belongs to the far reaching village of Finkenberg which stretches from the Zamser Valley to the base of Schlegeis and the Italian state border.  Tux is a village which stretches over 8km and comprises of Tux-Vorderlanersbach, Tux-Lanersbach, Juns, Madseit and Hintertux.  

A free Tux-Finkenberg shuttle from Hintertux to Mayrhofen operates 365 days of the year and the winter sport buses transport guests and locals alike comfortably between the villages.

Getting there:

  • The closest airport is Innsbruck (100km away) but it is also possible to fly to Munich, Friedrichshafen or Zurich.
  • The closest railway station is at the bottom end of the Paznaun valley in Landeck jut 30 minutes away.

Skiing in Tux-Finkenberg

Ski and Glacier World Zillertail 3000

Tux and Finkenberg are situated at the heart of the Ski and Glacier World Zilleratal 3000 which is the highest ski region in Zillertal with 196km of pistes, half pipes and fun parks.

The Hintertaux Glacier has a 100% snow guarantee at altitudes of up to 3,250m.  The sunny plateau of Rastkogel with the panorama downhill run, the entertainment found at the Penken ski areas and Eggalm with its brilliant run down into the village mean you are perfectly situated to enjoy all that the Ski and Glacier World 3000 can offer.

60km of diverse slopes from easy to difficult will hardly give you a chance to take a breather.  On the wide slopes, skiing, carving and boarding becomes pure pleasure.  Wait times are also a thing of the past with 65 of the most modern lift systems in a total of five connected ski areas.  80% of the piste areas are covered with snow in an environmentally sound way and visitors won't get bored due to the number of lifts and pistes!

Children

Tux and Finkenberg have a great deal for children on offer.  Children can let off steam every day at the Glacier Flea Park with snow tyre carousel, the Glacier Flea Safari or the Flea Park on the Sommerberg.  

There's a big children's play festival every Sunday in Hintertux.

In the new Pepi's Kinderland by the Penkenjoch, the 8m high Pepi made of wood is the perfect place to play and climb.  Inside the giant Pepi there is so much for children to enjoy such as a climbing wall, crawling tube and distorting mirror.   

Sport facilities

  • 5 ski schools - alpine ski, snowboarding, carving, race training and cross country
  • Tux Mountaineering Schools - guided ski tours, snow shoe hiking, free riding, paragliding
  • Cross Country skiing/Skating - 14km of classical cross country skiing tracks and 14km skating track
  • Tobogganing - 3 natural toboggan runs
  • Skating and Curling - 1 natural ice skaing rink, 4 ice curling alleys in Tux-Lanersbach
  • Winter hiking - 68km of prepared paths some of which are floodlit provide the perfect location for Nordic walking. 

Apres ski

After a day of covering kilometres on the slopes, there is the most important reason for a winter athlete to work out - the break!  The notorious apres-ski in Tux-Finkenberg are open until late into the night.  

No matter what you prefer, from “traditional and authentic” to “stylish and trendy”, you’ll find just what you want here. And after lots of fun in the snow on the glacier, you can enjoy the après-ski and party the night away in one of the bars! The Tux Centre also provides a wide-ranging events programme, or you can marvel at the acrobatic abilities of the local ski schools at the weekly ski shows.

The Nightliner will also transport all the party animals safe and sound between Hintertux and Finkenberg throughout the night.

The Kaiserschmarrn

The freshly prepared, delicious smelling Kaiserschmarrn is a pancake dessert famous in the region and is served in one of the many ski restaurants on the mountain and in the resorts

Staying in Tux & Finkenberg

We offer a range of hotels and apartments in Tux and Finkenberg

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Got some questions about the resort?

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Ski area

  • 60km of diverse slopes
  • 65 modern lift systems
  • Five connected ski areas
  • 14km of classical cross country skiing
  • 68km of Nordic walking paths
  • 5 Ski schools
  • The longest descent is 'Schwarze Pfanne' at 12km with an altitude difference of 1,750 metres

Highlights

  • New for Winter 2017/18 the 10 person Finkenberger Almbahnen gondola with heated seats and WiFi
  • Vans Penken Park - one of the largest fun parks in the Alps
  • Kinderpark Eggalm - kids snow park right next to the mountain station of the Eggalmbahnen
  • Challenging free ride slopes and mogul slopes for freedom loving skiers and snowboarders
  • Skiing right up to hotel/apartment door thanks to valley runs prepared with artificial snow!

Snowboard Fun

  • BetterPark Hintertux snowpark consists of 5 lines (Pro Line, Medium Line, Easy Line, 2 Lines Jib)
  • Daily prepared by a dedicated shaper team
  • The BetterPark is like a dream for experienced free stylers who come from all over the world to Hintertux to train there.
  • Open April - June and October - December

Funslope and Kidsslope

  • The Funslope on the Sommerbergalm is a great place for special winter adventures.  Various elements such as snow tunnels, wave tracks, snow snail course and other obstacles make for an enjoyable and unforgettable ride.
  • The new Kids Slope is a top attraction for all young winter sports enthusiasts.

Nature Ice Palace on the Hintertux Glacier

  • The Nature Ice Palace on the Hintertux Glacier at 3,250m is a natural grown crevasse which has accrued without human intervention.  It is divided into the lobby, the 'Firnkegel' gallery with the crystal chamber, the blue chamber with the ice chapel and ice palace with its magnifying pure ice formations.

Ski insurance

Ski insurance is a requirement when booking our holidays

If you have a policy in place - that's great - if not the policy on our site is available from MPI  This covers all the key areas.

  • Hotel Hohlenstein

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    SPA WIFI 1, 2, 3 OR 4 PEOPLE PER ROOM 28 BEDROOMS FREE OUTDOOR PARKING PETS ALLOWED (SUPPLEMENT PAYABLE)

    Set in the idyllic Tux Valley in Juns, this 4-star hotel is only 1.2 miles away from Tux cable cars.

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