The Zillertal in summer

Summer adventures for the whole family

Excursions with the whole family, hikes and summit victories. Bike tours and stops in rustic alpine huts. The summer in the Zillertal is uniquely varied and if you want, you can experience real customs and traditions at the many events in our house, in Hippach and the surrounding area.

Summer in the Zillertal

You can experience something!

Do you like to be out and about? Then you will experience a new adventure every day with us in Hippach and in the whole Zillertal. Conveniently, the bus stop is located directly in front of the Kirchbichlhof. So your car is on vacation and you can reach the most beautiful starting points for your hikes, excursions or bike tours in the Zillertal in a very relaxed way.

Environmentally conscious with a wonderful view, you can also travel by train. We at the Kichbichlhof are happy to inform you and always have a tip for your summer day in Hippach.

Free recreational fun

As a guest at the Kirchbichlhof

As a guest of our hotel you can use the outdoor pools in Hippach and Mayrhofen, as well as the tennis courts for free.

We are also a member of Naturpark Zillertal. Free participation in the guided hikes of the Nature Park Zillertal 

Discounted admission to the new exhibition: Hidden treasures - the history of the Zillertal in crystal and stone! in the Nature Park House


Zillertal Nature Park

The Zillertal Alps High Mountain Nature Park stretches over 422 km² from Ginzling (1,000 m) to the Hochfeiler (3,509 m). It stretches from the Reichenspitze in the east to the Olperer in the west and from Mayrhofen in the north to the main Alpine ridge in the south. The nature park encompasses all altitude levels of the Alps, from the agriculturally used valley floor to the tree line and the glacier region. The diverse altitude levels, the geology and the extensive agriculture on steep slopes ensure a remarkable wealth of species.

Summer program 2024


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Experience & summer world

Hippach Mayrhofen

The "Summer World" is about a 5-minute walk from the Kirchbichlhof and can be used by our guests for FREE. The tennis courts are also free for our hotel guests!

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Hiking in the Zillertal

Discover a variety of routes

The hiking trail network in the Zillertal covers 1,400 kilometers. Of course, you don't have to hike all of them, but you should plan enough time for enjoyable hikes or mountain tours.

Hiking routes in various degrees of difficulty, alpine huts, turquoise mountain lakes: If you want to experience all this without effort, then there are numerous mountain railroads, such as those to the Spieljoch, Gerlosstein, Penken, Ahorn, Eggalm, as well as the railroad to the Hintertux glacier.

Climbing is another great way to test your limits. Info on climbing schools, bouldering hall or via ferrata can be found here.

Varied routes

For cycling enthusiasts

The mountain railroads also offer you the possibility to transport your mountain bike or e-bike free of charge. Speaking of cycling: The Zillertal is a real insider tip for all those who like to be on the move on two wheels. 1,300 kilometers of mountain trails with single trails and bike & hike routes await you.

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For families with children

The Zillertal Bike Path. This family-friendly route leads through the entire Zillertal from Strass to Mayrhofen. If this route is too long for you, you can take the Zillertalbahn and use the bike transport. Various rental stations for city and e-bikes are of course also available.

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Multifaceted adventures

In the Zillertal

In addition to well-marked hiking trails and biking routes, you can really let off steam with a variety of activities. Golf and mini golf, geocaching, swimming, fishing or for the real adrenaline junkies among you rafting, kayaking, canyoning and tandem paragliding. Who of you dares to go with the group through gorges and ravines along thundering waterfalls?

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Family vacation

In Hippach

Summer in the Zillertal is especially worth experiencing for families. Numerous excursion destinations for young and old offer variety and ensure fun in the healthy nature. The Arena Coaster summer toboggan run in Zell am Ziller promises a fast ride.

No less entertaining is a visit to the adventure playground Fichtenschloss including Fichtensee in the Zillertal Arena, as well as excursions to the Eggalm, the adventure mountain Spieljoch, Penken or Ahorn. Not to forget a visit to the Hintertux glacier. Or who can tell at home that they had a snowball fight in summer?


Radfahrer auf einer Radtour im Sommer


The Zillertal

Kleines Haus an einem See in den Bergen im Sommer