Top things to do

Mountain in Mayrhofen

Penken

Mayrhofen's 'action mountain', the Penken is where it is at in both winter and summer. Opened in 2015, the slick cable car affords panoramic views as it glides up to 1790m. Downhill mountain bikers are in heaven her…
Skiing in Mayrhofen

Snowbombing

The self-proclaimed greatest show on snow, Snowbombing in early April is Mayrhofen’s biggest shindig. Some of the world’s top boarders compete on the slopes, but most people are just here for the party – six solid d…
Italian in Mayrhofen

Pane e Vino Mayrhofen

Tubular lights, black-and-white blown-up photos and cheek-by-jowl seating create a contemporary feel for authentic antipasti, bruschetti and pasta in this slick Italian job. Full-bodied wines accompany classics such…
Austrian in Mayrhofen

Gasthof Perauer

With its tiled oven and all-wood interior, this Gasthöf is as gorgeously Tyrolean as they come. Both the setting and home cooking will warm the cockles. On the meaty menu are tried-and-trusted favourites including s…
Live Music in Mayrhofen

Brück’n Stadl

For year-round Spass (fun), you can’t beat this lively barn and marquee combi. Lederhosen-clad folk stars get beer glasses swingin’ in summer, while plentiful schnapps and DJ Mütze fuel the après-ski party in winter…
Austrian in Mayrhofen

Wirtshaus Zum Griena

Set in high pastures, this woodsy 400-year-old chalet is the kind of place where you pray for a snow blizzard, so you can huddle around the fire and tuck into Schlutzkropf’n (fresh pasta filled with cheese).
Burgers in Mayrhofen

Gasser

This award-winning butcher is the perfect spot to grab a snack on the way down from the slopes. It does a mighty fine bratwurst, as well as burgers, sandwiches and smoked hams. Vegetarian options are also available.
Bar in Mayrhofen

Ice Bar

A loud, lary, anything-goes après-ski haunt brimming with boot-stomping revellers, Europop beats and, occasionally, go-go polar bears (we kid you not!). Arena nightclub is under the same roof.
Bar in Mayrhofen

White Lounge

Kick your skis off and chill over cocktails at this 2000m ice bar, with a big sunny terrace for catching rays. Things heat up with DJs and night sledding at Tuesday’s igloo party (begins 8pm).
Cafe in Mayrhofen

Cafe-Konditorei Kostner

This candyfloss-pink villa has a popular terrace when the sun shines. The bakery side of it rolls out great spelt and rye bread, while the cafe rustles up tasty breakfasts, ice cream, speciality coffees and homemade…