Skiing holiday in Austria: Alpengasthof Filzstein right on the slopes

Skiing in the Zillertal Arena

Guaranteed snow on a winter holiday in Austria in the Zillertal Arena 

Ski IN - Ski OUT: This is a skiing holiday in Austria from the first minute. In front of the Alpengasthof Filzstein, you can head out into the Zillertal Arena ski resort: Experience 143 km of pistes, 52 cable cars and lifts, cosy ski huts and the largest snow and fun arena in Tyrol's Zillertal Valley and in the federal state of Salzburg. 

Welcome to your winter holiday in Austria! Your hosts, the "Filzsteiner", personally ensure that the most beautiful ski slopes start right in front of the Alpengasthof in Hochkrimml, because our heart belongs to skiers and winter sports enthusiasts! In front of the Alpengasthof Filzstein, the winter fun begins – and the last slope takes you back home. 


Skiing holidays Zillertal Arena:
Slope fun and winter sports 

The sprawling, snow-sure ski resort Zillertal Arena in the Tyrol and Salzburg stretches from Zell im Zillertal over the Gerlos to Wald-Königsleiten and Krimml-Hochkrimml: winter sports up to 2,500 m above sea level and up to the front door of the Alpengasthof Filzstein. There’s no better winter holiday – here are all the highlights! 

Ski IN - Ski OUT: The first ski slope starts in front of the Alpengasthof Filzstein. The senior manager of your host family Taxer looks after the ski slopes outside the hotel with passion and dedication!

  • Filzstein ski lift and Taxer ski lift a few meters from Alpengasthof Filzstein
  • Gentle downhill run to lift Gerlossteinwand Nr. 3
  • Filzsteinbahn cable car Speedy
  • Direct access to Gerlosplatte ski resort / Zillertal Arena
  • Zillertal Arena: 52 cable cars and lifts, 143 km of slopes
  • Interactive map: all lifts and slopes! 

Snow park, fun park, action park or snowcat riding? What shall it be today?

  • Funpark Hochkrimml directly below the Filzsteinbahn: snowpark with Funcross, "defused" kicker and SPC tubes, suitable for beginners and children. Tip: A race through the Funcross.
  • Snowpark Gerlos: 30,000 m² with guaranteed adrenaline at 2,020 m above sea level with beginner zone, medium kicker line, pro line, perfectly shaped jump line. Taking a breather in the chill area is recommended!
  • Action Park Kreuzwiese Zell am Ziller: Snakerun, Bagjump, BMW xDrive and BMW xDrive Cuo SkiMovie route Speedcheck route. BagJump for adventurers under 18 only with declaration of consent from parents: download now!
  • Ski-/Boardercrosstrail Königsleiten: Jumps, bumps, steep curves for two to four riders. Tip: download video via BMW xDrive Cup SkiMovie! 
  • SkiMovie on three routes: Kreuzwiesen-X-Press in Zell, Ebenfeld X-Press in Gerlos, Gipfelbahn Koenigsleiten
  • Speed check routes: six routes in Zell, Gerlos, King and Hochkrimml
  • BMW xDrive Cup Skimovie route in Zell / Action Park
  • BMW xDrive Speedcheck route in Zell / Action Park
  • SkiMovie route in Gerlos / Ebenfeld-X-Press
  • Kids Speedcheck route in Gerlos / Ebenfeld-X-Press
  • BMW xDrive Cup Skimovie route in Königsleiten / Gipfelbahn
  • BMW xDrive Speedcheck route Hochkrimml / Plattenkogel lift 

Photo points: Memories of a skiing holiday in Austria  

143 km of slopes in the Zillertal Arena and three photo points: You take pictures of your best holiday laughter and download them on the Internet. 

Skiing holiday for families: Ski resort Zillertal Arena 

At the child- and family-friendly ski resort Zillertal Arena, infants and children ski areas, ski schools and guest kindergartens are waiting for little tots and the stars of tomorrow. A hit for young and old: the funny ArenaFunt, who is waiting at the photo points for good-humoured parents and children, and really wants to be on the photo!

Ski school with FUNty

At the child- and family-friendly ski resort Zillertal Arena, infants and children ski areas, ski schools and guest kindergartens are waiting for little tots and the stars of tomorrow. A hit for young and old: the funny ArenaFunt, who is waiting at the photo points for good-humoured parents and children, and really wants to be on the photo!

Ski schools for your family winter holiday in Austria
The Wielandner ski school is located right next to the Alpengasthof Filzstein. Find out now about the offers of the children's ski school (from age 4) and book your courses directly online: All information on
Other ski schools are in Zell am Ziller, Gerlos and Königsleiten.  

While children are lovingly cared for, parents have some time for themselves!

  • Guest Kindergarten Zell for children from two years (no nappies!) at the mountain station Rosenalmbahn. Info:
  • Guest Kindergarten Gerlos for children aged one year at the mountain station of Isskogelbahn. Kindergarten tickets at the ticket office and the ski school. Info:
  • Guest kindergarten Königsleiten for children from three years (low season babies from six months) in the Alpine World Resort. Info for download 

Flexible ski passes and family-friendly children's and youth discounts ensure that a skiing holiday for the family fits into the budget!

  • Day and multi-day tickets, graded according to duration
  • Single tickets, passports for Zillertal Arena and Salzburg Super Ski Card
  • Child fares, youth fares upon presentation of ID!
  • All rates at a glance! 

Winter holiday Austria: Sport & fun off the slopes 

Always skiing is boring? Then just take a guided ski tour or snowshoe hike, explore the snow-covered area around the Alpengasthof Filzstein on cleared winter hiking trails while cross-country skiing, tobogganing or during a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride.  

Snowshoe hiking in Austria

The Zillertal Arena is a popular area for ski fans and snowshoers. Our tip: Ask at the ski schools for guided tours. If you are touring at your own risk, please note the weather and avalanche warning messages.  

Gentle walks or a several hour hike to the alpine regions? You have the choice! The Alpengasthof Filzstein tips: Romantic winter hike to the Krimml waterfalls and the Königsleiten winter hiking trail (take the cable car). 

Toboggan run with the family

Fun for the whole family, luge for zippy runabouts or mega fun on the Arena Coaster: Fun is guaranteed!

  • Toboggan run Gerlossteinwand / Zell: 7 km, illuminated until 1 am at night; toboggan rentals at the base of Gerlossteinbahn, discounted children's prices (Info phone: +43 5282 227511)
  • Toboggan run Gerlos: 1,5 km, illuminated until 12 pm, driveway with ski bus, in the evening by taxi to order
  • Toboggan run Wald: 500 m, partially lit
  • Toboggan run Königsleiten: 950 m, toboggan rental in sports stores
  • Toboggan run Krimml. 2.2 km, illuminated until 10 pm
  • Arena Coaster: the first Alpine rollercoaster in the Zillertal, daily from 2 pm to 5 pm, for children aged from four years, from age 10 without adult passengers. 1,450 m, driving time 6-7 minutes, single trips, multi trips, discount for children (Info phone: +43 5282 7165240)

Give your sweetheart or the whole family a romantic ride in a horse-drawn sleigh! Four vendors in the Zillertal Arena drive you with at HP through the winter landscape.

  • Fehlehof Aschau / phone +43 664 2325803
  • Kiendlerhof Schwendau / phone +43 5282 3660
  • Family Quehenberger, Plenkenhof / Wald, phone +43 6565 21421
  • Family Kreidl, Klaffaubauer / Wald, phone +43 6565 6369  
Cross-country skiing in Salzburg

Throughout the Zillertal Arena valley and high mountain, trails invite classic skiers and skaters to go cross-country skiing!

The Filzstein cross-country skiing tips (reachable by the free ski shuttle):

  • 200 km long Pinzgau trail
  • Panorama Trail in Hochkrimml at 1,640 m (8 km)
  • High altitude trails Hochkrimml and Höhenloipe Königsleiten (Gondelbahn!)
  • Cross-country ski forest (7 km), additionally illuminated circular track at Finkenhof in Wald (illuminated daily until 9.30 pm)
  • Innertal Gerlos trail (6 km)
  • Schönachtal-Stinkmoosalm Gerlos trail (6 km)

Rental and sale of cross-country skiing equipment in the sports shop next to the Alpengasthof Filzstein!  

Have you already brought your skis from the basement? You are only a few clicks away from your skiing holiday in Austria! Look forward to Ski IN - Ski OUT at the Alpengasthof Filzstein right on the slopes – we have already put the welcome schnapps in the fridge for you. Send your non-binding inquiry for your winter holiday right now!

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