The idyllic mountain village
Nestled in the beautiful mountains of the Zillertal Alps up at 1,246 m with five side valleys, Gerlos is the perfect destination for active holidaymakers, nature lovers and all those looking to relax and unwind. The idyllic mountain village of Gerlos has an amazing range of summer experiences and adventures in store for visitors. Active holidaymakers can look forward to wonderful hikes, high alpine trips, mountain bike trails, canyoning and much more. Fun and adventures for the whole family in Abenteuerland Gerlos, Latschenland and Riederklamm climbing garden. And you can always cool off at Durlassboden reservoir.
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Hiking in Gerlos
Five side valleys stretch out from Gerlos, making hiking a unique experience. From leisurely hikes to challenging mountain climbs, there’s something for every mountain lover in the hiking region of Gerlos. Stop off at one of the rustic huts to sample regional delicacies and enjoy the breathtaking mountain panorama of the Zillertal Alps.
Biking trails in Gerlos
Conquer high mountains by bike and experience the adventure on 2 wheels on cleared forest paths and nature trails. Enjoy the forest, the mountain, nature at your own pace – up the mountain with energy and power and down again at speed. Whether it’s demanding mountain biking and e-biking that gets your pulse racing or you prefer sedate, flat valley routes, there are almost no limits to great biking adventures in Gerlos.
Joint excursions to one of the adventure worlds, sporting activities such as a high ropes course or via ferrata adventure – a family holiday in Gerlos is everything you could wish for. Tailor-made programmes for children and teens ensure that the youngest guests do not get bored. Parents can explore the region on their own and know that their offspring are well looked after.
Energetic holidaymakers can make the most of the “Berg aktiv” mountain activity programme on their summer holiday in Gerlos, with enjoyable hikes, high alpine tours and even canyoning. Enjoy a fun-filled and action-packed outing with the whole family in “Abenteuerland” with its forest adventure playground, high ropes course, flying fox trail, mountain bike practice course and much more. And those with a head for heights can experience a true highlight at Riederklamm climbing garden: the longest rope bridge in Austria as part of a via ferrata.
The clear, fresh water of Durlassboden reservoir warms up to a pleasant 21 degrees in the summer months, making this 1,400 m high mountain lake a true summer highlight. Surf, swim or simply relax – splash about, kayak or pedal boat – the choice is yours! Or why not head for the sunbathing area beside the lake?
on your summer holiday
We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to Gerlos in the Zillertal Arena this summer. We are doing everything we can to ensure that you have a safe and relaxing time with us – the motto is “Happy & Safe”.