Haus Gatterland - Your perfect holiday destination

Zell is an idyllic village and has a lot to offer. You will spend an exciting holiday with numerous winter sport activities. Zell is located in the very heart of the Zillertal valley and at an altitude of 580m. Together with the surrounding mountain hamlets of Gerlosberg, Hainzenberg, Zellberg and Rohrberg, it builds a snowy paradise for families. Enjoy the winter to the fullest on the longest natural toboggan run, cross-country ski runs and winter hiking trails. The region offers sport facilities of any kind, always surrounded by the stunning mountain scenery.

Experience the mountain summer in the idyllic holiday resort Zell am Ziller - the heart of Zillertal valley - on a level of 580m over the sea. Hospitality is of utmost priority, which every guest feel immediately when staying in Zell! Especially the Gauder Fest on first weekend of May is very famous and attracts thousands of visitors every year. During the summer season Zell am Ziller presents itself very attractive: the Arena Coaster, the Arena Skyliner or the Gerlosstein via ferrata offer huge fun in the holidays! For the little ones the “Arena FUNtenclub” is a varied and ideal kids program.

Activities and excursions near Haus Gatterland

Zillertal Arena

The skiing area “Zillertal Arena” is the largest skiing area of the Zillertal valley and extends from the village Zell im Zillertal via Gerlos to Wald-Königsleiten and Krimml-Hochkrimml. The area offers 143 kilometres of slopes and 52 lifts, where skiers and snowboarders will find a variety of goods for beginners and pros. Skiing to an elevation of 2,500 metres and almost absolute guarantee of snow ensure a perfect winter holiday for the whole family.

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Toboggan run Gerlosstein

Proper winter holidays contain a funny toboggan run with a stop in one of the rustic mountain huts. The natural toboggan run in Hainzenberg has a length of 7 kilometres and therefore it is the longest run in the Zillertal valley. Furthermore it is floodlit until 1.00 o’clock each night (except Sundays). The Gerlosstein cable car enables a convenient transport to the top station, where the toboggan run starts.

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Cross Country Skiing in Zell am Ziller

Sliding along the fresh groomed cross-country ski-tracks in the middle of the magnificent alpine landscape of the Zillertal Arena makes hearts leap for joy. Cross-country skiing clears your mind and is one of the healthiest sports because of its characteristics as a joint-friendly endurance sport. Moreover, cross-country skiing invigorates almost all your muscles. Zell am Ziller offers – with sufficient snow – six tracks with a length of 16 kilometres for cross-country skiing in classic and skating style.

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Zell is situated in one of the most beautiful flying areas of Europe, where many years the world championships of paragliding took place. You will glide down, passing mountainsides and fly above the snow-covered treetops with one of the proved tandem pilots. Look on the "winterwonderland" from above, relax and enjoy the breath-taking view over the white glinting mountains.

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Spruce Tree Castle

Come and explore a magic realm of discovery – on the Rosenalm in Zell am Ziller. Every childhood is a time of wonder and enchantment. In the Spruce Tree Castle children and their families, together with the little Spruce Sprites, can discover that magic again. A long, long time ago the busy little Spruce Sprites came to the Rosenalm pastures and set to work to create a grand castle and grounds for the Prince and his wife, who planned to come and live in the mountains.

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Schlegeis Reservoir

The path along the shore of the reservoir offers a wonderful view of the Schlegeis glaciers and the highest mountain in the Zillertaler Alps, the Hochfeiler at 3,509 m. In addition to hikes to the mountain refuges in the surroundings, the Neumarkter Runde circular route is especially worth a hike. A side trip to South Tyrol via the Pfitscherjoch mountain pass was an option for crossing the Alps already in ancient times.

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Our gourmet hut lies at an elevation of 1,884 m above sea level.Many of our guests believe this is one of the most beautiful and sunniest spots in the entire Zillertal Arena. In our cosy dining room with tile stove, as well as out on the sun terrace, our guests are treated to a selection of popular local dishes including cheesy Zillertal spätzle noodles, Melchermuas, traditional Tyrolean hash and fresh buttermilk.

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The Zillergrund is the most easterly of the four "Inneren Gründe" with a length of approx. 25 km and extends from the Austro-Italian border to Mayrhofen. The Zillertal Valley originates in the Zillergrund, lying at the foot of the Zillertal Alps Nature Park. The rear of the Zillergrund is called Zillergründl, which is also home to a reservoir that goes under the same name. The valley begins at Heiliggeistjöchl (Holy Ghost Peak) at 2,658 metres above sea level and ends in an easily accessible wooded ravine near Mayrhofen.

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Zillertaler Höhenstraße

Driving along the stunning Zillertaler Höhenstraße is an amazing experience and something you will never forget. The Zillertaler Höhenstraße is one of the most beautiful alpine roads in Austria and offers all visitors a magnificent journey up to altitudes of 2,020 metres above sea level by car, with the bus up to Melchboden or even on your bike.

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Swarowski Kristallwelten

Swarovski Crystal Worlds was opened in 1995 to mark the centennial anniversary of the company’s founding. Multimedia artist André Heller designed a unique and magical place. This beloved attraction has brought moments of wonder to over thirteen million visitors from all around the world. Visitors are surprised, touched, and perhaps even transformed by crystal in all its facets.

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