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Finkenberg is situated at 839 m above sea level in the province of Tyrol. The community has 1.550 inhabitants and covers an area of 171,6 km².
Mean annual temperature is 8 degree Celsius, annual precipitation is 1.106,6 mm. Rainfall is at its highest in July at 163,4 mm, at its lowest in December at 45,1 mm. It’s warmest in July, coolest in January.
Situated at the entrance of the Tux Valley the picturesque village of Finkenberg is the second largest community of the Ziller Valley. Finkenberg is not only known for its breathtaking scenery but also for its celebrities: the “Zillertaler Schürzenjäger” and ski legend Leonhard Stock. The village, however, has kept its unique character and invites to spend incredible holidays in the Ziller Valley.
Penken Mountain, Finkenberg’s local mountain, can be reached within a few minutes by the Finkenberg cable-car. From there it is possible to explore the Ziller Valley 3000 ski area in all directions. Carve on pistes of every level and enjoy the view from Horberg Mountain. How about a 72 km tour to Tux up the Hintertux Glacier? All of this is possible thanks to modern ski-lifts and free ski busses.
For longer holidays, the Zillertal Super Ski Pass valid for 640 piste-kilometres and 169 lifts is the perfect alternative. The ski areas of Hochfügen-Kaltenbach, Zillertal Arena, Ziller Valley 3000 (Penken, Mayrhofen, Finkenberg) and Hintertux Glacier form the largest skiing group of the Alps.
Cross-country skiing, tobogganing, ice skating and snowshoe walking – these are some of the activities the Ziller Valley has to offer. In the evening enjoy some of the regional specialities at one of the Finkenberg hotels.
Hikers and mountain bikers start to arrive in the Ziller Valley as soon as the snow recedes. The lush green meadows of the Tux Alps invite to outdoor activities. The Finkenberg and the Eggalmbahn cable-cars provide unlimited hiking options. The area has some of the finest sections of long-distance walks - the Tyrol High Altitude Trail, the Tyrol Eagle’s Trail and the Berlin High Altitude Trail all passing the Ziller Valley. A total of 800 km of marked trails up to 2000 m is available in the Ziller Valley.
The Ziller Valley Nature Reserve is another landmark of this area. The State of Tyrol, the Austrian Alpine Association as well as the tourism federations of Mayrhofen and Finkenberg supervise this high Alpine nature park. A hiking programme provides information about the impressive nature reserve.
Bruck am Ziller, Strass, Schlitters, Fügenberg, Fügen, Hart, Uderns, Ried, Kaltenbach, Stummerberg, Hochfügen, Aschau (Tyrol), Zell am Ziller, Gerlos, Hippach, Brandberg, Mayrhofen, Ginzling, Tux, Hintertux
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