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Hintertux Hiking Hotel: Hiking & Wellness

Member WanderHotels*Tyrol and Partner of the High Alpine Nature Park of the Zillertal Alps

Hikers have absolutely come to the right place at the Hintertux Hiking Hotel: as a member of the WanderHotels*Tyrol group, the Neuhintertux Hotel is part of the “mountain-expert” companies offering an excellent hiking service. Have fun discovering more than 350 km of hiking trails!

Hiking & Wellness are an inseparable match at the Hiking Hotel in Hintertux. Already enjoying the nature with its pollen-low climate at 1,500 metres is pure wellness, while your beneficial outdoor-stay is perfectly matched by the pampering programme of the spa of the Neuhintertux Hiking & Wellness Hotel. We have compiled all interesting information for your hiking holidays in Tuxertal for you!


Hintertux Glacier Hiking Region, Tux-Finkenberg and High Alpine Nature Park in the Zillertal Alps

Beforehand: Around the Hiking Hotel in Hintertux you will find an unbelievable number of hiking trails, walking paths, mountain tours and Nordic Walking trails, their starting points of which are quickly reachable by cable cars, busses and hiking taxis.

The Tuxertal Nature Park Hiking Region in Zillertal

  • 350 km of perfectly signposted and marked hiking trails, as well as 150 km of marked Nordic Walking routes
  • Classification of all hiking trails into categories, easy, medium and difficult
  • Hiking and adventure world of the High Alpine Nature Park in the Zillertal Alps, natural indulgence on a total of 422 km²
  • Summer mountain cable cars: Eggalmbahn, Finkenberger Almbahnen and Hintertuxer Gletscherbahn lifts
  • Free hiking bus between Hintertux and Mayrhofen
  • Hiking taxi for excursions to the alpine pasture and for special hiking destinations
  • Alpine cottages and mountain shelters offering food and drinks to hikers on multi-day tours

Hiking in the High Alpine Nature Park in the Zillertal Alps

Since 2008, the Tuxertal officially belongs to the Nature Park in the Zillertal Alps. The unbelievably versatile nature reserve stretches over 422 km². Mountain lakes, valleys, ancient mountain forests and high-towering Alpine peaks provide deep insights into the nature of the Tyrolean Alps. Numerous events, tours guided by special nature park guides and exhibitions give you an understanding of the world of this unique nature park in Tyrol.

Helpful links for your Zillertal Nature Park experience in Zillertal:

Hiking Hotel in Hintertux: Five Hiking Suggestions to Get to Know the Area

We will not leave you alone when choosing suitable hiking and mountain tours. Since we are a family with a passion for and an in-depth knowledge of hiking, we are more than happy to give you personal advice and assist you on guided mountain tours. Have a look at our five hiking proposals which will allow you to get to know the holiday region around the Hiking Hotel in Hintertux.

  • Grüblspitze-Torseen | Difficulty: medium | 12 km
    5 ½ hours of hiking indulgence in the front row: divine mountain panorama and mysterious mountain lakes.
    Read about the starting point and interesting descriptions now!
  • Kaserscharte-Frauenwand | Difficulty: easy | 10 km
    With the gondola from Hintertux to the glacier – 5 hours of hiking pleasure with the best views between the glacier and the majestic three-thousanders.
    Learn more about the directions and interesting details!
  • Spannagelhaus | Difficulty: easy| 8.2 km
    3 ½ hours of hiking at the Hintertux Glacier with special highlights, i.e. Schraubenwasserfall (waterfall) and Fernerhaus with a view onto the “eternal ice”.
    Get a detailed online description of the hiking trail!
  • Hiking tour to Junssee | Difficulty: easy | 12.1 km from Stoankasern
    A leisurely walk from Stoankasern (hiking taxi!) to Junssee, a beautiful lake which is sometimes frozen even in the summer.
    Read about how to get there and detailed directions now!

Hut Trekking: Alpine Huts and Mountain Shelters   

Alp huts and mountain shelters are always recommended to make a comfortable stop or to stay overnight if touring the mountains for several days. The hiking area around the Hiking Hotel in Hintertux has eight mountain shelters of the Alpine Association, as well as several private ones. Staying overnight in an Alpine hut is a very special experience. Take a look at our offer.

Summer Mountain Cable Cars: Hintertux Glacier Lift, Eggalmbahnen and Finkenberg Almbahnen

From early May to early October, the Hintertux glacier lifts quickly take you to the trailheads for your hiking tours or take you back to the valley after enjoying a summit tour. The valley station of the glacier lift is in the vicinity of your Neuhintertux Hiking Hotel! Day and multi-day tickets are on offer and children and youth fares are available upon identification.

Neuhintertux Hiking Hotel: Your Hiking Experts

The Neuhintertux Gletscher Hotel & Spa is a member of the small and exquisite group of WanderHotels*Tyrol. Hiking competence, closeness to nature and true hospitality are indispensable requirements for becoming a member. During your hiking holiday, you will benefit from the extensive offer of your “mountain-expert” hosts.

Hiking Service at the Hiking Hotel in Hintertux

At the Hiking Hotel in Hintertux, there is no need to search for the next hiking tour – we have already prepared and described the most beautiful tours for you! Convince yourself about our extensive hiking service:

  •   At least three guided hiking tours with a certified mountain hiking guide per week, irrespective of the number of participants
  • Personal hiking advice, numerous tour suggestions with description
  • Free rental of hiking equipment: rucksacks, drinking bottles, hiking sticks
  • Free bus service for guided hiking tours
  • Rental of hiking maps, hiking books/magazines/papers available in-house

Alpine Wellness Pleasures at the Neuhintertux Hiking Hotel

As a member of the WanderHotels*Tyrol group, we offer hikers special wellness packages. Massages and vitality packages are already included in the hiking package price. Besides, at the Neuhintertux Gletscher Hotel & Spa, you can indulge in our versatile wellness land with swimming pool, whirlpool, saunas and infrared cabin.


“Conscious Tyrol”: Excellent Tyrolean Quality Cuisine

WanderHotels*Tyrol engage in maintaining and fostering the original Tyrolean cuisine. Far from the culinary monotony, the team of the Neuhintertux kitchen creates specialities made from regional ingredients on a highly modern level. This supports our local farmers, promotes our landscape and hence helps to preserve the wonderful holiday region.

​​WanderHotels*Tyrol Tour Portal and “The Tyrol Wander APP”

You can also explore numerous hiking tours in Tuxertal and in the Zillertal Nature Park with the help of the WanderHotels*Tyrol tour portal. Extremely practical: the new hiking trail APP for your smartphone. Hence, you’ll have the whole hiking region in your pocket!

Nature Watch: Pure Nature around the Neuhintertux Hiking Hotel

Worldwide, the alpine landscape of the Tyrolean Alps is unique, the diversity of plants and wildlife is magnificent. On Nature Watch tours with a trained guide, with a bit of luck and a good eye, you will get to see delicate treasures, such as the rare mountain Apollo butterfly, as well as the spectacular “BIG FIVE” of the Alpine fauna: golden eagle, Alpine ibex, chamois, bearded vulture and marmot.

On the Trails of Nature – With Nature Watch and Swarovski Binoculars
You will take highly sensitive binoculars from Swarovski Optik with you, which you can at any time borrow from the reception. The company from Tyrol delights worldwide with its precision binoculars, as well as with the “Kristallwelten” exhibition in Wattens which we highly recommend.   

  • Kristallwelten Swarovski
    Kristallweltenstraße 1
    A- 6112 Wattens
    Tel.: +43 (0) 5224/51080
    Open daily from 09:00-18:30, last admittance 17:30
    Single ticket price 2014: Adults €11.00, children up to the age of 15 free of charge
    Travel time from the Neuhintertux Hiking Hotel approx. 1 ¼ hours, about 74 km

Whether you prefer leisurely walks, promising high routes, spectacular Alpine summit tours or Nature Watch tours: A holiday at the Hintertux Hiking Hotel is surely a great experience. Please make sure to send us your non-binding reservation request today!


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