From September to October, autumn gradually takes hold of the mountain landscape. The cattle are driven down from the alpine pastures in festive processions to graze on the Zillertal valley pastures, now green and lush with many different grasses and herbs which produce the nourishing hay milk.
When the days get shorter and the light turns golden.
Zillertal Alpine Autumn
From September to October, autumn gradually takes hold of the mountain landscape. The cattle are driven down from the alpine pastures in festive processions to graze on the Zillertal valley pastures, now green and lush with many different grasses and herbs which produce the nourishing hay milk. In autumn, the days are no longer oppressively hot, the nights are cool and fresh and the sun still shines in the mountains with summer radiance, illuminating the fascinating natural landscape in rich colours.
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Enjoy mountain restaurants in autumn
People who take active holidays in Zillertal and enjoy hikes or mountain bike rides spend a lot of time in the fresh mountain air – and are sure to work up quite an appetite! The produce from the long alpine summer is freshly prepared and served as Zillertal specialities in the many mountain restaurants. A stop-off at one of these is an opportunity to enjoy the last warm rays of summer sun amidst magnificent mountain scenery.
4 tips for your autumn holiday
An unforgettable summer of hiking or biking in Zillertal with magnificent mountain scenery.
Some of Austria’s most beautiful alpine and scenic roads can be found in Zillertal.
Alpine adventures at dizzying heights await you, together with spectacular descents into subterranean worlds. So, it’s off to action-packed Zillertal!
Zillertal is one of the top family destinations in the Alps. It offers a healthy mix of adventure, recreation and relaxation.
From golf balls to taste sensations
As you enjoy a round on the golf course in Uderns, your eyes will be instantly drawn to a sun terrace over the large lake. This belongs to the Genusswerkstatt, a restaurant that has been awarded 13 points by the Gault Millau restaurant guide – and therefore also a toque. Whether a champagne breakfast, the Italian pasta bar, live sushi cooking or simply a beer at the bar after your game, the Genusswerkstatt is certain to tantalise your taste buds.
Skiing in autumn
Nowhere else skiing in Austria is as varied and enjoyable as in Zillertal: The Hintertux Glacier is Austria’s only year round ski resort and offers winter sports enthusiasts perfectly groomed, snow-sure runs 365 days of the year, great food and a fascinating experience of nature at altitudes of up to 3,250 m. Especially in autumn, the Hintertux Glacier is the place to be for everyone who can't wait until the coming winter season!
The Zillertal at a Glance
Award-winning traditional inn, toque-holding restaurants, romantic lodges and stylish mountain restaurants guarantee unique taste experiences.
Find the right accommodation for your perfect winter holiday in Zillertal – from cosy private rooms to luxury five-star hotels.
Zillertal is one of the top family destinations in the Alps. It offers a healthy mix of adventure, recreation and relaxation for all ages.
Zillertal is located in the west of Austria in the state of Tyrol and is the widest of the side valleys on the south side of the Inntal Valley. Get to Zillertal safely and comfortably.