Skiing & ski rental in Zell am Ziller

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Skiing & ski rental in Zell am Ziller

Skiing and snowboarding in the Zillertal Arena

Zell am Ziller serves as your gateway to the largest ski area in the Zillertal valley: the Zillertal Arena. Winter sports enthusiasts appreciate the spacious ski runs and breathtaking scenic views. 

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Zell am Ziller: A winter sports paradise for children

The heart of the Zillertal valley also offers an especially delightful experience for young skiers, with dedicated kids’ areas, ski schools focusing on children’s lessons, a guest kindergarten and restaurants featuring special offers for their young visitors. These services make the ski area highly popular with parents and children alike.

The selection of off-piste activities is very child-friendly as well, including options such as sledging, winter hiking and ice skating. There’s never a dull moment in Zell am Ziller!

Extended skiing fun in the Zillertal Arena

If you can’t get enough of the perfectly groomed ski runs – just keep going! Zell am Ziller is just one of the winter sports resorts in the Zillertal Arena. The downhill thrill extends through Gerlos and Krimml to Königsleiten and Wald. For stretches where you need to swap your skis for a vehicle, you can simply hop on the ski bus. With a valid ski pass, this service is free of charge.

Essential for a successful ski holiday: When the whole family goes on holiday, you usually need to bring a lot of skiing equipment. A convenient alternative is to rent your gear on site. Luckily, there are several INTERSPORT Rent shops in Zell am Ziller, making the process smooth and effortless!

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Ski rental in the Zillertal valley

Your INTERSPORT Rent shops in Zell am Ziller

In Zell am Ziller, the gateway to the Zillertal Arena ski area, there are several INTERSPORT Rent shops. Especially if you have little experience in winter sports, seeking advice from our experts, the RENTertainers, is always a good idea. They can guide you on the ideal ski size and the proper fit for your ski boots.

Tip for families: Children often experience growth spurts, requiring new equipment every year – an expense that can quickly add up. Renting is an excellent alternative in this regard: Your little ones always have equipment perfectly matched to their current size. What’s more, INTERSPORT Rent also has special deals and offers for families.

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Skiing in Zell am Ziller

More about the ski resort

If you’re considering teaching your children to ski, Zell am Ziller is the ideal destination. The ski area is perfectly suited for the younger generation to practice their first turns. Family members eager to take on the role of ski instructor themselves can provide their little ones with initial instructions on the many child-friendly ski runs.

For a more relaxed approach, you can entrust your children to the professionals at the local ski schools. These experts know the most effective ways for kids to gain control of their skis. Very young family members not yet ready or those who need a break can relax at the guest kindergarten where they are looked after by professionals. And the grown-ups can hit the slopes without worries!

Taking a break at lunchtime is a must during a day of skiing, and the ski area offers numerous cosy huts for that. Some of these selected stops specialise in catering to young guests, featuring child-friendly dishes on their menus.

Looking for a place for your next winter holiday with children? Plan your stay in Zell am Ziller now!

What’s waiting for you in Zell am Ziller?

  • 150 kilometres of slopes and 52 cable cars & lifts in the entire Zillertal Arena
  • a spacious children’s area
  • 4 ski schools in Zell am Ziller alone
  • a 7-kilometre, floodlit natural sledging run
  • snow-sure skiing at up to 2,500 metres above sea level
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Skiing in Zell am Ziller is right for you if ...

... you can’t wait to hit the slopes of the Zillertal Arena. 

... you want to provide your children with the perfect introduction to skiing.

... you value child-friendly additional services such as a guest kindergarten.

... a child-friendly selection of food in the ski huts is important to you.

... you want to have more options for a varied winter holiday in addition to skiing and snowboarding.


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Throughout the ski area, children will keep coming across FUNty – the cute and funny mascot of the Zillertal Arena. The big yellow elephant is also a regular on the Funty ski run, located between the mountain and middle stations of the Rosenalmbahn cable car in Zell am Ziller.

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