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Mayrhofen is one of the most attractive Tyrol towns. It’s an ideal vacation destination. This is also the largest ski resort in the territory of the Zillertal . The population of the charming Alpine town is nearly 4,000 people, but during the tourist season, the population increases significantly. Multifacatedness has always been one of the key peculiarities of this resort, so Mayrhofen is a great place to visit not only for fans of skiing and other winter sports.
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Mayrhofen is suitable for skiers of different level – the resort offers 159 kilometers of trails for both newbies and professionals. Tourists, who only master the basics of alpine skiing, … Open
The town has excellent infrastructure for travelers with children, and there are many fabulous shops and restaurants. Young tourists will not be disappointed as well – Mayrhofen offers a wide range of amazing bars and nightclubs. This Alpine resort is a fantastic holiday destination all year round. In winter, fans of winter sports are, without a doubt, the biggest category of visitors, and, in summer, the picturesque nature of Mayrhofen attracts eco-tourism lovers.
Mayrhofen is an interesting place even for travelers who adore sightseeing tours. There are several interesting old building in the town and its suburbs, and Strasser Häusl is definitely one of them. It’s also important to mention Brindlang natural water playground that has become one of the main symbols of Mayrhofen. As a rule, travelers are also particularly interested in wineries that are located not far from the town. It’s believed that these wineries produce the authentic Alpine schnapps, which has been made by the same recipe for several centuries already. A visit to one of the wineries of the region can become an unforgettable journey, moreover, there are usually interesting excursions and sampling sessions for visitors. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Beautiful Mayrhofen is not deprived of some historical charm. Despite the size, there are many landmarks and symbolic places in this town. Some places are truly unique and it’s not … Open
Cheese is one more “gastronomic symbol” of Mayrhofen. In the town’s suburbs, there is the ancient Hollenzen creamery. It’s one of the first cheese factories in the region that started accepting visitors. Nowadays, Hollenzen is one of the most popular and frequently visited sights of the Mayrhofen area, and many tourists enjoy visiting it every year. Curious travelers arrive daily in order to observe production facilities and see with their own eyes how the excellent cheese is being made. Of course, each excursion ends with a sampling session of the best sorts of cheese. There is a special shop nearby that offers the most popular cheese produced at Hollenzen. The prices in this shop are below the average.
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Mayrhofen is an ideal destination for active travelers who want to try something new every day. Skiing and admiring the beauty of the local nature, interesting excursions and the observation of picturesque suburbs, excellent cuisine and a rich choice of entertainment – this modern resort has much to offer to tourists and possesses everything needed for a comfortable and interesting stay.
Mayrhofen will not disappoint travelers who are interested in staying at high-class hotels. Alpendomizil Neuhaus remains one of the most popular hotels in the town. It is open in the very … Open
To the service of guests of the popular alpine ski resort, Mayrhofen offers a wide range of interesting excursions. Not far from the Mühlbach stream, there is an old water mill that was finished yet in the 18th century. The mill was working for almost 200 years. Only in the 50s of the previous century, it was finally closed. It was decided not to demolish the mill and keep it as a historical landmark instead. Nowadays, numerous visitors come to enjoy an excursion to the mill.
The picturesque mountain region still has the ancient Virgin Mary Church that was built in the 18th century. Despite the fact that the building suffered much damage from several fires, the church has still managed to keep its unique design in the Baroque style. One of the local squares of the city is the location of Marienbrunn Fountain that was built on its current site more than 700 years ago. In the past, it was the main source of drinking water in the town. Even nowadays water in the Marienbrunn Fountain is clean and meets even strict ecological standards. Europe Fountain is no less attractive. This fountain was built in 1956.
Mayrhofen is suitable for skiers of different level – the resort offers 159 kilometers of trails for both newbies and professionals. Tourists, who only master the basics of alpine skiing, … Open
Zillertal Railroad is of a particular importance for the city. This railroad was built in 1902 and remains one of the oldest narrow gauge railways in the world. Nowadays, a small retro style train rides there, offering everyone to enjoy a comfortable excursion, during which attendees will be able to admire a miraculous mountain view. The train itself is of a great historical value. During an excursion, participants are allowed to walk in the train and even enter the operator’s cabin. Every carriage of the train is unique, but some are strikingly different, such as the “crystal carriage” decorated with Swarovski crystals. More than 60,000 crystals were used to create the design.
Fans of water-based entertainments will also be surprised with their visit to the resort. They are welcome to attend the modern Erlebnisbad Aqua Park. The park is an indoor one, so guests of Mayrhofen can attend it all year round. At the aqua park, there are swimming pools for both children and adults, dozens of types of slides and rides, and a comfortable recreation area.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Mayrhofen
♥   Castle 'Burg Freundsberg' , 22.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tratzberg Castle' , 26 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Kropfsberg' , 27.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle Taufers' Sand in Taufers, 27.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Lichtenwerth' , 28.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Mayrhofen
♥   Nature Park 'Hochgebirgsnaturpark Zillertaler Alpen' , 16.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Karwendel' , 29.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Hohe Tauern' , 47.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Weißbach' , 77.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Ötztal' , 77.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Mayrhofen from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Dolomiti

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Many people choose Dolomiti for a winter vacation. There are a lot of various placed of interest and good ski routes. Ski resort Arabba is one of the most extreme in the world. There you can find the most complex routes. The beginners in skiing or families can go to Tre Valli. It has a lot of entertainment and rich nature. … Read further

Harakiri Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
The professionals think that literally every person with a proper level of preparation can overcome this piste. You just have to consider the right skiing technique. Today the special warning signs in different languages ​​are placed on one of the most dangerous slopes in the world. In addition to the ski slopes, the trainers and the doctors are always on duty. It is recommended to ski on the other 'black' ski slopes of the Mayrhoven in front of the 'Harakiri' slope. … Read further
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