Zöblen, the smallest locality of the Tannheimer valley, is located at 1,087 m asl.
Altitude: 1,087 m asl
The little clustered village of Zöblen is located at the northern side of the Tannheimer valley, close to the village of Tannheim. The emblem of the municipality shows three sables going around in a circuit, forming a wheel and illustrating the name of the village, as sable in German means Zobel. Zöblen is a perfect spot for those who seek relaxation and love nature!
In summer Zöblen is - like the entire Tannheimer valley - meeting point for those who love hiking. There are plenty of hiking trails in the valley able to satisfy every needs, taking hikers across the mountains of the Tannheimer valley. A particularly popular destination is the Stuiben-Sennalpe pasture with alpine dairy. It is located on a 1,359 m asl and takes you from Zöblen to the beginning of the Pontental valley. On a forest trail you can proceed to the Stuiben-Sennalpe pasture. The total walking time is 3.5 hours. However, also cyclists are attracted by this beautiful area, as more than 20 km of asphalted trails and 50 km of mountain bike trails are available.
Together with Schattwald, Zöblen has got a small but mighty skiing area to offer: the Schattwald - Zöblen skiing area offers 15 km of ski runs between the Rohnenspitze and Wannenjoch mountains. Moreover winter hiking in the valley and to the Zugspitzblick mountain (1,300 m asl) as well as cross-country skiing along the valley trail in the surroundings of Zöblen are popular winter activities. By the way, the Tannheimer valley has been awarded with several seals of quality: all the municipalities of the valley affiliated to the “Klimabündnis Tirol” climate alliance, it has been awarded for its drinking water quality, for its family-friendliness as well as for its great cross-country ski slopes.
Our recommendation: in the Tannheimer valley, every year on the occasion of the feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus in June, there are several fires on the mountains, which is an impressive event! Once upon a time these fires were meant to be a protest against the troupes of Napoleon.