Austrian Tyrol, Austria, Mayrhofen
This friendly, homely hotel is owned by the very hospitable and welcoming Gertraud Hauser and her family. Set in a peaceful location in the small hamlet of Schwendau, Hotel Alpina is only 4km from Mayrhofen, and a regular bus service runs between the villages during the day.
The hotel has a lovely garden with a playground and a covered terrace, where you can enjoy afternoon coffee and cake (pay locally) or just sit and enjoy lovely views all around. Free packed lunches are ideal for guests out hiking or enjoying our excursion programme, and a home cooked 3 course dinner awaits your return every day, making it a superb value offer!
Board basis options available
This property caters for the following special dietary requirements
This lively, bustling village is one of the most popular summer resorts in the Tyrol, offering an unrivalled range of activities, excursions and events throughout the summer. Situated at the end of the Ziller Valley, there is extensive walking for all levels in 4 local valleys, and the ‘Zillertal Natur’ runs an excellent programme of FREE guided walks. An old-fashioned steam locomotive is a popular way to explore the valley, and in the evenings it is wonderful to sit outside whilst Mayrhofen comes alive with regular live music and traditional festivals. The name Mayrhofen derives from “Meierhof”, an episcopal farmyard dating back to 1200 AD.
The state-of-the-art 3S Gondola Penken lift is open from approx 14 May to 09 October. The construction of the Penkenbahn marked the beginning of a new era in Mayrhofen with a sleek climb up the near-sheer rock face to the top of the mountain, where numerous hiking trails begin. Transporting 32 people per gondola, it has halved the old journey time to a speedy eight minutes and has the convenience of Wi-Fi access.
Situated at the end of the Ziller valley, Mayrhofen boasts a wide variety of walks from gentle valley strolls along the Ziller River to steep woodland hikes and beautiful panoramas from the top of the Penken or Ahorn cablecars. Many mountain restaurants offer typical Austrian specialities for a lunchtime treat. The village is lively and bustling, and with tennis, swimming, adventure sports and even summer skiing on the Hintertux Glacier, Mayrhofen is a wonderful base for an active summer holiday. The local steam train is a popular way to get up and down the valley and in the evenings there is a variety of live entertainment in the hotels, bars and cafés. Our resident representatives are available to arrange excursions and special events for people on holidays in Mayrhofen.
For more information on travel and transport visit our Mayrhofen page
Free Innsbruck excursion for all Inghams guests staying in Mayrhofen.
The excursion can be booked in resort only.
Marvel at the natural wonder of Europe’s highest waterfall set amidst the stunning Hohe Tauern National Park. Follow the path right next to the falls for fantastic photo opportunities. Small National Park fee may be payable locally.
Half day, £25 Summer 2018 / £26 Summer 2019
Lake Achensee & Rattenberg
Travel along the Inn Valley to Tyrol’s largest lake. Perhaps take a trip on the popular steam train or enjoy a scenic boat trip (optional). Also visiting Rattenberg, famous for its Crystal glass production.
Full day, £25 Summer 2018 / £26 Summer 2019
Visit Mozart’s birthplace, the Hohensalzburg Fortress, the medieval Old Town and the famous Getreidegasse shopping street. An optional walking tour brings the history of this beautiful city to life.Full day, approx €38 (optional city walking tour)
Zillertal Natur Park runs an extensive programme of daily guided walks to different areas all over the Ziller Valley. The programme is from approx €6 per walk (registration required) or free at selected hotels: Hotel Strass, Sporthotel Strass, Hotel Berghof, Alpenhotel Kramerwirt, Hotel Neuhaus .
Mayrhofen is surrounded by four valleys and an incredible 1700km of walking paths across the Zillertall, ranging from gentle trails through meadows to Schwendau and along the river to Zell am Ziller, to high altitude treks into different valleys. At the end of the valley is Hintertux Glacier with various trails heading up to the top and all year round skiing available.
Inghams Walk With Us
Join your Rep and other Inghams guests for a hike up to the Zimmereben hut where you can take in spectacular views of Mayrhofen and enjoy coffee, cake, and local schnapps.
A selection of excursions are available to book locally
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