Zell am Ziller is situated in the heart of the Zillertal and is one of the four villages that form the Zillertal Arena. The vibrant centre has various bars, restaurants and shops. This destination is very suitable for families with children.
In the bars and pubs there are plenty of après-ski possibilities, offering true Tyrolean entertainment and Austrian dainties. The centre has a nice square surrounded by bars and nice little shops.
At the outskirts of the village there are 8-person cable-cars that lead into the ski area of the Zillertal Arena and from here you can ski to Gerlos and Königsleiten. The area offers endless possibilities and is therefore perfect for day tours. The smaller area of Gerlosstein offers 15 km of pistes en is suitable for skiers of each degree.
Cross-country skiers can enjoy the 25 km of trails that are situated in the valley od Zell am Ziller. The more experiences cross-country skier can be challenged at the 56 km long trail to Mayrhofen and Hippach – leading through the valley. Hikers can follow the track by the river or walk to the Himmellifte at an altitude of 1270 metres.