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Winter vacation in Mayrhofen. Skiing and snowboarding: lifts, pistes and ski-passes

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, will find suitable trails in Ahorn Spitze . The majority of trails in this area are flat and broad. The length of the longest trail is 5.5 kilometers. Visitors, who already have experience of alpine skiing, will have more fun in the area of Penken . The majority of trails are red there, so they are a perfect choice for advanced sportsmen. This popular skiing area borders with two more no less popular regions - Hippach and Pinkenberg. Don’t forget to explore them as well to find many beautiful trails.
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 … Open
There is also a suitable area for professional skiers – Finkenberg that is famous for its steep and complex slopes. Fans of the free ride might not like the areas mentioned above, but there is a special region for them as well, Gerent . The majority of trails open for visitors are marked red (nearly 60%), while the share of blue trails is around 25%. Fans of extreme skiing will also be impressed as nearly 15% of all trails in Mayrhofen are marked “black”.
It’s also important to mention that the most extreme ski tail in whole Austria, Harakiri , is open in Mayrhofen. Only the most experienced skiers are recommended to visit it because in some parts of the trail the gradient is 78 degrees. Many tourists are interested in another ski trail - Höhenmeterfresser Runde. It’s a perfect choice for fans of long and relaxed skiing. Höhenmeterfresser Runde consists of several trails connected by chairlifts. The total length of this trail is impressive – more than 45 kilometers. Copyright
Today, Mayrhofen is probably the best place to introduce a child to skiing holidays. The first ski school was founded here back in 1954. Today, local instructors have accumulated a lot of … Open
Guests of Mayrhofen can easily move between different ski areas. The resort has 53 chairlifts in total, and some of them are quite unique. It’s important to mention Ahornbahn cable road that is the longest in Austria. Ahornbahn takes skiers to the top of Ahornspitze. The Penkenbahn cable car will take you to the top of Mount Penken. The top of this mountain is the start of many popular trails for skiers of a different level. The total capacity of the resort’s funiculars is approximately 65,000 people per hour, so tourists will enjoy comfortable and exciting relaxation rather than standing in queues.
In Mayrhofen, there are several types of ski passes that will help to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The most active tourists usually purchase Zillertaler Superskipass that entitles its holder to free access to all cable cars of the Tuxertal glacier and Zillertal valley. The price of this pass is around 120 euro for 4 days, and the pass for 7 days costs 185 euro. Mayrhofen ski pass allows using all chairlifts of the town, as well as funiculars of the nearby regions, namely Rastkogel, Finkenberg, and Eggalm. The price of this pass is approximately 47 euro a day. It’s also important to mention that there are special discounts for children and teenagers, reducing the price for up to a half.
The city is popular with tourists. Therefore, the number of various cafes, pubs, restaurants, and eateries is large here. These are small establishments with interiors that correspond to … Open
Besides skiing, guests of Mayrhofen are welcome to try many other sports activities. In winter, an outdoor skating rink traditionally opens in the resort. This skating rink is located not far from Erlebnisbad water park – another popular entertainment of Mayrhofen. This water park works all year round and has many attractions, some of which are, indeed, very exciting. For example, there is a slide, the height of which is more than 100 meters. Fans of shopping will be pleased to visit interesting shopping pavilions. In the evening, numerous restaurants and nightclubs wait for guests.
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Harakiri Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
Severe shocks, breaks and contortions - so only the most harmless consequences the inexperienced skiers can get after the impetuous and short descent. The world-famous sportsman Tobias Fankhauser was one of the first to take advantage of the 'black' course and to use it for regular training sessions. He held the successful descent to 'Harakiri' piste for the highest sports performance. Today, many coaches are working on the health resort, which prepare athletes and anyone interested in the descent on one of the most difficult ski runs. … Read further


From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
Travelers planning to visit the Bavarian Alps will have a great opportunity to enjoy their spectacular scenery. Most recently, Alpspix platform was built in Alpspitze. That is the unique observation deck of a rather unusual shape; it is ideal for admiring natural beauty of these places. The platform is framed with two crossed pavements 24 meters long. More than half of the platform protrudes above Hollental Valley. Protruding parts have transparent areas adding thrill. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

It will welcome its first guests in 2024. 313 rooms of various categories will be available, the interior of rooms and hotel spaces will become one of the main features of the high-class hotel. When decorating the rooms, it is planned to use local textiles, which are famous for their high quality and are considered to be one of the best in the world. Read this


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Winter recreation, skiing and snowboarding in resorts near Mayrhofen

Guide to the infrastructure of the ski resorts around Mayrhofen: rental services, pistes, ski passes, accommodation, restaurants and prices. We help you to organize your winter vacation in best possible way - where to rent the skiing and snowboarding equipment in Mayrhofen, which slopes and pistes to take, and, most importantly, how to relax after intensive skiing day. A week of recreation in a sunny winter, what can be better? Mayrhofen is waiting for you! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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