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All schools run a children's kindergarten and offer English-language instruction. Skiers can buy a ski-pass covering the Mayrhofen slopes only or there is the Zillertal Superski pass covering a wider valley area.

There are lots of supermarkets, sports and ski-hire shops and a fair selection of souvenir outlets. Other shopping opportunities include boutiques, shoe shops, glassware, wood carvers, chemists and hairdressers.

During the daytime there is the usual range of winter-sports activities including tobogganing, ice-skating, curling, sleigh rides, winter walking and cross-country skiing. There is also indoor tennis, squash, and a gym. In summer there is, walking, mountain biking and paragliding. There are regular music festivals including Country, Blues and a Folk Festival in August.

The nightlife offers a host of late-night cafes and bars with live music, with apres-ski activity centring around the Brucke Hotel, there are organised Tyrolean evenings, fondues, bowling; 2 discos and a casino.

The restaurants here are Traditional Tyrolean, pizzerias, Mexican, Italian and hamburger grill bars. There are plenty of mountain restaurants.

Local excusrions consist of:

Half day: Swarovski Crystal World, Zeller gold mine, Achen Lake and Krimml Waterfall. Full day: Venice; Lake Garda; Dolomites tour; Salzburg; Innsbruck.