Events at Schlegeis

From dam tours to the Wanderherbst autumn hiking: The Schlegeis Alpine Road entices visitors annually with a colourful mixture of events.

Schlegeis Alpenstraße
View of Schlegeis Dam, VERBUND's longest dam.

A glimpse behind the scenes of electricity generation

Explore the inner workings of the 725 m wide and 131 m high Schlegeis Dam. The one-hour tour of the Schlegeis Dam is offered every full hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., from June to October.

Our knowledgeable staff offers you the rare opportunity to get to know the inner workings of the 131 m tall, double-curved arch-gravity dam. You enter the first inspection walkway in the 725 m long dam, the longest of VERBUND's dams. Our guides are eager to explain the complicated technical measuring and control devices in the dam in a way that you can understand.

Meeting place and registration for the tour at the marked meeting point in front of the Bergrestaurant Schlegeis. This is also where you get the tickets for your tour beforehand. We request that you notify us in advance of groups of 15 or more persons.


Adults € 5.50

Children (up to 5 years) free of charge

Children (6 to 15 years) € 3.00

Enjoy a blaze of autumn colour

Autumn is one of the most colourful times of the year. With the motto "Wanderherbst Autumn Hiking", VERBUND grants a 50% discount on the normal rates for the Schlegeis Alpine Road on two Sundays in September (6th and 13th September 2020).

The Zillertaler Alps lure you with their incomparable treasures of fauna and flora. Lace up your hiking boots and go on a discovery tour. Whether a short walk along the reservoir, a coffee break surrounded by nature, or a hike to the Pfitscherjoch or the Olperer Hut. The numerous huts provide for the perfect finishing touch with their culinary delights and unique views.

Lean back and relax, enjoy the last rays of sunshine and tank up energy for the winter - Wanderherbst Autumn Hiking at the Schlegeis Alpine Road and Reservoir.

Dam tour within VERBUND's longest dam

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