Obertauern - the place snow calls "home"
Winter Holidays in Austria
Holidays in a perfect location in Salzburgerland
The "snow bowl", a nickname which is often given to Obertauern, is quite apt: Obertauern indeed lies in a kind of bowl. Surrounded by alpine peaks and mountainsides to the south and north, you can take in amazing 360° views, whetting your appetite for the days ahead filled with snow, relaxation, wellness, fun on the pistes and partying.
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"Variety" is definitely what it's all about here in Obertauern:
- Great snow conditions – from the beginning of November until early May
- All the action takes place between 1630 and 2313 meters above sea level
- 1 gondola lift, 19 chairlifts and 6 tows
- 100 km of pistes as well as 26 km of cross-country trails, just waiting to explore
- Top opportunities for après-ski and nightlife
- Modern hotel infrastructure along with high-quality wellness & sports facilities
- "Tauernrunde" – you never need a bus or a taxi
- Pistes right outside your front door
Skiing in Obertauern
Skiing holidays in Austria's "Snow Bowl". Enjoy fantastic fun for skiers and snowboarders in Obertauern, the snowiest ski area in Austria. It doesn't matter whether you come to Obertauern as a family with small children, a youth group or with a bunch of friends: The ski area is certain to thrill you.
100 km of pistes, 26 state-of-the-art lifts, friendly ski huts with big sun terraces, and après-ski bars, all combine to make your days of skiing in Obertauern an unforgettable holiday experience. Long before Christmas and far after Easter ... in Obertauern, we log more than 150 days of skiing per season! Be a part of the action!
Take full advantage of our own in-house ski school for your winter holidays in the Tauern mountains.
Cross-Country & Biathlon Trails
Why not begin on the Gnadenalmloipe, where you can use classic as well as"skating" cross-country techniques. This 15 km-long natural trail is certain to captivate you. The new Biathlon Center is one of the most popular training locations in Salzburg province. But whether you are getting in some "serious" training or merely in the mood for added outdoor enjoyment - Nordic skiing is winning over more and more guests. The trails in the winter sports community of Obertauern will push you to your limits.
6 km on the Hundsfeldloipe or 10 km on the World Cup Trail will definitely find you gasping for breath! For a more laid-back experience, we suggest a 23 km full day of XC action along the banks of the Taurach in Tweng!
Winter vacations away from the pistes
Want even more from your holiday in Obertauern? After an action-packed day of skiing or snowboarding, why not enjoy a romantic ride on a horse-drawn sleigh through the Gnadenalm. Hike with giant "tennis rackets" on your feet through deep snow to the Südwiener Hütte. Snowshoeing expeditions are a special experience for the whole family!
Of course, wintertime also means hopping onto a toboggan from time to time as well. The skidoo will take you comfortably to the top of the sled run at the Gnadenalm.
Try something completely new! Snowbiking and snowkiting will definitely add variety to your holiday experiences!