Zell am Ziller Travel Guide

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    Zell am Ziller
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    Pfarrkirche Zell am Ziller
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    Zell am Ziller
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Zell am Ziller Things to Do

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    by zadunajska8 Written Jun 15, 2013

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    The Zillerpromenade is a well maintained pathway that follows the Ziller river through the valley between Mayrhofen and Zell am Ziller. The promenade makes a gentle walk or is also a popular running or cycling route. It is pretty much flat and so suitable for those who don't want a lot of up or downhill on their route.

    The promenade also has numerous benches along it's length so you can always find somewhere to stop and rest or just enjoy the views. There are also plenty of restaurants along the route near the villages where you can stop for a drink or ice-cream.

    The views of the river are great. From the numerous bridges you'll get some of the best views.

    In sunny weather make sure you use plenty of sun screen as some parts of the route have no shade and you will burn!

    Should you find it all too much, there are stops of the Zillertalbahn dotted along the route.

    The Zillerpromenade The Zillerpromenade The Zillerpromenade The Zillerpromenade The Zillerpromenade
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    Zell am Ziller's parish church contains some real architectural and artistic delights... and they want to keep it all to themselves! On the door of the church is a sign which (I found out later) says in German "This is NOT a museum" and essentially tells people to clear off!

    If you are willing to brave defying the sign (no one seems bothered about me wandering around taking photos) then you will be rewarded with a really delightful church interior. The domed roof has some lovely frescoes. Unfortunately the rather unwelcoming position they have taken means that naturally there is no information provided about the church or it's contents in any language so far as I could see.

    Outside the church yard is full of serenity amongst the well maintained graves against the pink and white backdrop of the church building.

    Pfarrkirche Heiliger Vitus Churchyard of Pfarrkirche Heiliger Vitus Pfarrkirche Heiliger Vitus Pfarrkirche Heiliger Vitus Pfarrkirche Heiliger Vitus

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    by Roeffie Updated Sep 25, 2004

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    Zillertaler Höhenstraße

    The Zillertaler Höhenstraße is one of the most beautiful Alpine roads of Austria and offer every visitor a lovely tour. The road takes you up to about 2000 meters high.

    Very nice views of the surrounding mountains and the Zillertaler valley are a real treat to anyone who takes this road.

    It takes much more time then the Bundesstraße, but it's ten times nicer to drive.

    Open
    June - October

    Toll:
    Cars: € 7,00
    Cars and little buses: € 13,-
    Buses > 12 Seats: € 18,-
    Motorbikes: € 3,50

    View on the Zillertal!

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Zell am Ziller Hotels

  • Hotel-Restaurant Brau

    Dorfplatz 1, Zell im Zillertal, 6280, Austria

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

Zell am Ziller Transportation

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    Zell am Ziller is served by the Zillertalbahn. This is a private railway line which travels down the length of the Zillertal Valley from Jenbach to nearby Mayrhofen, linking the key settlements in the valley. At Jenbach, the railway provides a link to Austria's main railway network (ÖBB) and through ticketing is available. Trains run on average every 30 minutes in each direction throughout the length of the line and in summer there are steam trains making a couple of journeys each day (tickets are significantly more expensive).

    Zillertalbahn Train
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Zell am Ziller Off The Beaten Path

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    by Roeffie Updated Aug 4, 2003

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    Alpenstrasse Schlegeis Zillertal,Tauernkraftwerke AG

    The Schlegeisstausee (stausee is german for reservoir)lies at 1782 m high.The dam is 131 m high. They used 980,000 m3 concrete.

    Schlegeis Stausee

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