Glacier worlds in summer

Summer skiing on the Hintertux Glacier

If you feel the urge of swishing down a pristine slope during the hot season, the Zillertal is the destination for you: On the Hintertux Glacier, skiing is possible even during the summer months. This is Austria’s only ski resort where youi can ski all year round. At an altitude of 3,250 metres, 18 km of expertly groomed pistes and the unique Betterpark for snowboarders await, under a radiant blue sky! The Glacier Flea Park and its snow playground are bound to keep the kids entertained in summer, too. The Flea Park that is a little further down offers fun and games without the snow.

Playgrounds on the Hintertux Glacier

Fun, games and plenty of ACTION are what the Glacier Flea Parks on the Hintertux Glacier and on the Sommerberg are all about. This is the perfect opportunity for our youngest visitors to discover the joy of skiing in Austria during the summer months and to add variety to a family summer holiday.

Kinder im Gletscherflohpark
The Glacier Flea Park at an altitude of 3,250 m – summer skiing for kids

Together with Luis, the glacier flea, young discoverers will go on an unforgettable adventure at the Glacier Flea Park at an altitude of 3,250 metres. The tubing track in the snow and the snow tyre carousel in the Glacier Flea Park are proper magnets for children. Add a baby lift for aspiring downhill racers and a snow flea photo station for capturing holiday snapshots - the perfect souvenir to remind you of your family day out skiing on the Hintertux Glacier during the summer months. A snowball fight at the height of summer is great fun for the kids and the grown-ups!

Glacier flea Luis is looking forward to his next play date and offers all children up to the age of 10 free ascent and descent in the cable car. Ascent facilities are accessible and also suitable for strollers. Open from July until September

Kinder am Kletterball
Fun and games in the mountains: The Flea Park on Sommerbergalm pasture

If you prefer your summers green instead of white, head to the Flea Park on Sommerbergalm pasture. The family playground at an altitude of 2,100 m offers plenty of action, while a visit to the Flea Park is also a popular choice after skiing - a great way to burn off energy for everyone! Young glacier fans may conquer the fully secured climbing wall, buzz around on the go-kart tracks, jump on the bouncy castle or swish down the giant slide. While the kids are letting off steam, the parents can relax on the sun terrace of Sommerbergalm pasture.

The Flea Park on Sommerbergalm pasture is fully accessible and also suitable for strollers. It is open from June until October and entry is free for everyone!

If summer skiing is not enough to satisfy your mountain cravings, try exploring the Tux mountain range on foot, by bicycle or while engaging in one of many activities on offer in the region, for instance rafting.

Natural ice palace
An adventure for kids and adults

Facts on the Hintertux Glacier summer ski resort

  • Fun in the snow on 365 days a year, at an altitude of 3,250m
  • Austria's only summer ski resort
  • Just one minute from the Hotel Alpenhof
  • 18km of pistes of all levels of difficulty
  • Betterpark Hintertux for Freestyle fans at an altitude of 3,200m
  • Many rustic huts and mountain restaurants
  • Unique attractions such as the Natural Ice Palace, Glacier Flea Park etc.

Summer skiing with the Alpenhof as your home base

The valley station is just one minute away from the Alpenhof - a hop, skip and a jump and you are ready for an unforgettable day's skiing at the Hintertux Glacier ski resort, in pleasant temperatures and under a brilliant sun. 18km of perfectly groomed pistes with guaranteed snow are available for you to explore, break your personal speed records or swish down on elegantly during the summer. Freestyle enthusiasts can indulge their passion at the Betterpark Hintertux, the perfect place to practise those jumps and slides (open from April until early June and from September until December).

Skifahrer vor Gletscherpanorama

A pit stop with a view

After an active day out and about on the sun-drenched slopes of the glacier, it is time for a break: Recharge your batteries in one of the welcoming inns and restaurants on the Hintertuxer Glacier to round off your summer ski day in style! Revel in the seemingly endless views across the mountain peaks that open up before you, best enjoyed from a panorama terrace such as that of the Tuxer Fernerhaus at 2,660 metres.The contrast between the majestic glacier and the lush, green valleys down below is a truly unique sight.

Familie auf Panorama-Terrasse

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