Recommended place to stay:
Das Post Hotel
Zell am Ziller, Tyrol, Italy|www.dasposthotel.at|
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Certified with the EU Ecolabel, environmentally-conscious guests can rest assured that the Posthotel is doing its utmost to protect the beautiful mountains that surround it. The wood used throughout the hotel comes from sustainable forests in the Zillertal region, its chlorine-free pool is solar heated, and the restaurant serves organic and locally-sourced food from personally-known farmers.
Guests relish the vast sauna suite, with its Finnish, infra-red, bio and naked spaced. Complimentary add-ons include a welcome drink, free fitness sessions and home-made cakes and fruit in the afternoon.
Zell am Ziller is a picturesque valley town on the Ziller river, with wild nature, great bars and restaurants and lofty, snow-sure slopes (up to 2,500m). Zell is one of four resorts that make up the Zillertal Arena ski area. Its 147km of well-linked and varied slopes suit skiers who enjoy logging the mileage.
From the Ubergangsjoch summit, a 10km slope leads all the way down to Zell am Ziller – one of the longest runs in Austria.