Zillertal South Tyrol Tour

  • Tyrol  - © pixabay user Huber_Alexander

Key information: Zillertal South Tyrol Tour

  • A gorgeous walk in the high border mountains of this fine range.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating87.5
  • Beauty34
  • Natural interest16
  • Human interest5
  • Charisma32.5
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating87.5

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 8 days/up to 55km
  • Maximum Altitude: 3,028m
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

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WALK SUMMARY

A gorgeous walk in the high border mountains, most of which is actually in Italy, on the southern flanks of the range.

8 days (55km), or less if you start at an intermediate roadhead. 

A hut-to-hut walk, so heavy loads don’t need to be carried, but a demanding walk, with exposed (cabled) sections, long climbs from huts to passes and a total ascent said to be around 5,000m.

Relatively unknown, so expect fewer people.

This can be tough walking in remote mountains with uncertain weather. Come fully prepared,

Have a look at TripAdvisor – you should get good, current views on the area.

Trekking in the Zillertal Alps – Allan Hartley for Cicerone is the book for the Hohenweg and the South Tyrol Tour. As usual, inspiring books (indeed, Walkopedia was alerted to some of these walks by them), packed with valuable information, including good detail on the routes. Recommended. Find relevant books on Amazon.

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For more information and photos, including detailed practical information and some warnings, see our Zillertal Alps walk page.

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