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Ski areas
in Zillertal

In winter there is a lot to experience for skiers and snowboarders. Four large ski areas offer 506 kilometers of perfectly groomed slopes for beginners and ski pros.

From the ski bus stop directly in front of our Hotel Sonnleiten, a free ski bus departs once a day to the Spieljoch and Hochfügen ski areas (8:42 am departure from the hotel and 4 pm departure in Hochfügen). After a wonderful day in the snow you can store your ski equipment in our depot with boot dryer and start the next day with dry, warm boots.

Interactive piste map of the front Zillertal

Spieljoch family ski area in Fügen

 8 km from Hotel Sonnleiten

The family-friendly Spieljoch skiing area is the first skiing area in Zillertal. Every winter sports fan will find their favorite piste here. Splendid deep-snow slopes and a 7 km-long valley run provide pure excitement and enjoyment. The modern snow-making equipment ensures a solid blanket of snow down to the valley station. The Geols panorama lift connects the Spieljoch skiing area with the Hochfügen skiing area. A shuttle service takes you from the Geolsbahn directly to the connected Hochfügen ski area in a 10-minute ski bus ride.

Spieljoch ski area facts:


Ski School & Ski Rental Kostenzer

bei der Spieljochbahn, Fügen
Tel.: +43 5288 63385

Sport Bründl Gesellschaft m.b.H.

Bottom station Spieljoch
Tel.: +43 664 60 36 7300

Ski area Ski Optimal - Hochfügen-Hochzillertal

 12,7 km from Hotel Sonnleiten

The merging of the Hochfügen and Hochzillertal skiing areas has created one of Austria's largest skiing areas. Here, winter athletes can enjoy a huge selection of gorgeous slopes in a variety of difficulty levels. For freeriders, the Ski Optimal skiing area offers the Betterpark, a snow park with a total length of 600 m and 14 different jumps.


Ski Optimal facts:


Ski School Optimal

Directly at the parking area bottom station Hochzillertal
Tel.: +43 5283 2069

Sport Stock

Bottom station Kaltenbach
Tel.: +43528320161

Skifahren in Hochfügen © Erste Ferienregion im Zillertal / Andi Frank

Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau

 37 km from Hotel Sonnleiten

You want to bring variety into your skiing holiday and get to know other skiing areas? Due to the ideal location of the Hotel Sonnleiten at the entrance of the Zillertal, you can reach the skiing area of the neighbouring Alpbachtal within 15 minutes by car.

Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau is one of the most diverse skiing areas in the Kitzbühel Alps. Families, beginners, and everyone who enjoys leisurely skiing will find 32 km of blue-rated slopes. For advanced skiers, the skiing area offers red and black slopes, too, as well as 3 fun parks for real thrills. Along with the three diverse valley runs, you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the mountain ranges in the Alpbachtal, Rofan, and Zillertal.

Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau facts:



Night skiing on the Reither Kogel in the Alpbachtal

6,9 km from Hotel Sonnleiten

Night skiing is possible at the Reitherkogel every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Enjoy an unforgettable night on 6 km of floodlit slopes. The night slopes in Reith im Alpbachtal were proclaimed the "Best Night Slopes" by the world's largest ski test portal "".