A summer holiday in the mountains - what more can one wish for!

Activities in Summer

You can enjoy a wide choice of summer activities and adventure in Gerlos. Both young and old will find that all their holiday dreams come true. Gerlos is also an ideal starting point for regional excursions.

10 Reasons for a Holiday in Gerlos

  • Excellent supervised programme for kids
  • Numerous festivals and events
  • Active wellbeing - free wellness programme
  • Durlassboden Reservoir for water fans
  • Cable cars providing easy access to the mountains
  • 'Wanderbus' - free of charge
  • Endless mountain-bike trails
  • Western style riding
  • Climbing - for the really brave
  • Numerous adventure sports

Zell-Gerlos Tourism Association

Tennis & Squash

Gerlos Tennis Centre is next to the valley terminus of the Fürstalmbahn cable car in Gerlos-Gmünd and offers 3 indoor tennis courts with "Bross-Slide" surfaces and 2 squash courts. You can hire tennis rackets, balls and shoes from the Tennis Centre itself! 

Info & Bookings

Via Ferrata

The newly built 'Klettergarten Riederklamm' is just a 5-minute walk. This rock climbing practice area has various different routes and levels of difficulty The start is at 1320 m with wonderful panoramic views!

Via Ferrata Info

High Ropes Course

This ropes course is similar to an obstacle course, comprising ropes, steel cables and tree trunks, which is completed in the same way as an obstacle course. The emotional tension is created by the height of the various elements from the ground.  

Information & Registration


The 'Schaflschoade' is a local tradition. It celebrates the return to the valley of  250 local mountain farmers who spend the summer up in the high Alpine meadows. On this day, there is a big village festival with music, food and, of course the 'Schaflschoade'.

Info & Date

Canyoning & Rafting

A rafting tour on the wild Gerlos Stream offers a special thrill for the adventurous. In a group, it is huge fun and an unforgettable experience. Groups are led by professionally trained guides.

Facts & Registration

Other Activities

Hiking, Krimml Waterfalls, mountain biking, fishing, summer toboggan run, Arena Skyliner, climbing tower, sailing, surfing, Nordic walking, family activities, flying fox, Paragleiten, swimming in Durlassboden Reservoir and much more...