Sunrise Gondola on Mount Ahorn

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Every Thursday from 2 July, between 05:00 and 06:30 a.m., the Ahornbahn, Austria’s largest gondola, takes early birds up to the Ahorn Plateau, where they can enjoy the beautiful sunrise from the Zillertal viewing platform over a nice cup of hot tea. As you watch the sun’s rays rise above the peaks of the Zillertal Alps and slowly turn from bluish purple to bright pink to warm gold, you’ll realize that getting up so early was well worth the effort. This fascinating spectacle of nature briefly gives a mystical aura to the mountains of Mayrhofen. There’s no better way to start the day!

Our tip for all mountaineers: Start your hike to the Ahornspitze or the Aschaffenburger Höhenweg early in the morning!

Sunrise Gondola on Mount Ahorn
A fascinating spectacle of nature at 2.000 meters above sea level
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Sunsrise Gondola facts:

  • The Sunrise Gondola is offered every Thursday from 2 July 2020.

  • The Ascent with the Ahornbahn takes place between 05.00 and 06.30 a.m.

  • The first descent is possibe at 7:00 a.m.

© Mayrhofner Bergbahnen

  • On the Zillertal viewing platform a self-service tea buffet is waiting for you.

  • Clothing: We recommend sturdy shoes and a jacket or jumper, as the temperatures on the mountain can be quite low early in the morning.

  • Some mountain restaurants offer a hearty breakfast - bookable directly on myZillertal.app.

  • In order to make it easier to keep the safety distance, the maximum number of people permitted in the cable car cabins is reduced to 50% of the regular transport capacity. This means the Ahornbahn currently offers room for 80 people, which could lead to longer waiting times. Please observe the legal provisions regarding protective masks.

Times for the Sunrise Godola

Date Time
01st July 05:00
08th July 05:00
15th July 05:00
22nd July 05:15
29th July 05:30
05th August 05:30
12th August 05:45
19th August 06:00
26th August 06:00
02nd September 06:15
09th September 06:15
16th September 06:30

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