In Winter, when a fine snow blanket covers the Upper Tauern and Dolomites, East Tyrol becomes a true skiing paradise. Away from mass tourism you will find a snow guarantee, hardly any queues and brilliantly prepared slopes of all difficulties.
Direct from Lienz the cable cars will take you to the ski areas of "Zettersfeld" and "Hochstein". The family and kid friendly ski area in Zettersfeld offers 30 km of especially easy and intermediate slopes, and Hochstein, with its steep and demanding downhill runs, provides experienced skiers with a challenge.
The "East Tyrol Ski Hit" offers pure variety. With only one ski pass you can experience unrestricted winter fun in all eight ski areas in East Tyrol, including the Mölltaler Glacier which guarantees snow right into late spring. In total there are 361 kilometres of slopes waiting to be discovered.
Sledding - Tobbogan
The Tobbogan run at Hochstein is fun fort he whole family. The chairlift brings you to the top oft he mountain and from there you can sled down through the snowy winter forests. 2.500 m Long and 275m high are available to be mastered. Also, twice per week the Tobbogan run is available during the evening.
Lienz offers 2 Ice Skating Rinks: A natural one and a man-made one. As soon as the ice is thick enough can both young and old head over to the Tristacher See to enjoy a day of ice skating ona beautiful Lake in the middle of the mountains. The man-made ice skating rink is located in the middle of the town and also offers ice skates for rental.
Snow Shoe Hiking
Go on the search for animal trails in the snow – this is a very special natural experience! Hike through the untouched nature with snow shoes and experience Winter for all senses. Snow shoes can be rented in the town.