Finkenberg is a pretty village sitting on a sunny plateau at 840m in the Zillertal valley. The village is located in an amazing part of the Austrian Alps, well known for its natural beauty and a part of the Zillertal Mountain Nature Park. Skiing in Finkenberg takes place in the Tux valley and in the nearby skiing area of the Mayrhofen resort. Getting to Finkenberg is quickest from Innsbruck – just 1hr45m away – but is also possible from Salzburg (3hr) and Munich (3hr30). Read more...
A ski holiday in Finkenberg gives great access to skiing in both the Hintertux valley and in the Zillertal valley. The larger ski area – Ski and Glacier World Zillertal 3000 – gives skiers access to 245km of piste served by 74 lifts. The area is also one of Austria’a highest (the highest point is at 3250m), is home to a great glacier (in 2009 one agency named it as the best ski glacier in the world) and has an impressive snowmaking structure. Taken all together, you’ve got a snow-sure guarantee for your ski holiday in Finkenberg. Snowboarders in Finkenberg also have a great park to get stuck into. A good ski school makes learning to ski in Finkenberg enjoyable, and lessons take place in a specially designated area of nursery slopes at the top of a cable car. Cross-country skiing in Finkenberg is also possible, and there are 28km of trails.
Accommodation in Finkenberg, a traditional Austrian village
Finkenberg is not a raucous resort, and its collection of traditional-style buildings house bars, cafes and restaurants, offering a peaceful alternative to neighbouring Mayrhofen. The accommodation on offer is also in the traditional style, and there is a great range for all sizes of group or family ski holidays in Finkenberg. Catered chalets offer you the opportunity to enjoy a luxury ski holiday in Finkenberg: there’s no need to lift a finger once you’ve left the slopes at the end of the day. For those that want to keep active after the lifts stop, there’s curling, ice-skating and swimming to choose from.