Winter fun for
the Whole Family
In winter, when a fine layer of snow covers the Hohe Tauern and the Dolomites, East Tyrol becomes a true ski paradise. Away from the mass tourism, you will experience absolute snow security, hardly any waiting times and perfectly groomed and marked pistes of all difficulty levels.
Directly from Lienz you bring the cable cars to the Ski Resorts “Zettersfeld” and “Hochstein” . The family-friendly and child-friendly ski resort on the Zettersfeld offers 30 km of mainly easy and medium-sized runs, while the Hochstein with its steep and demanding runs also caters to experienced skiers .
Pure variety offers the “Ski Hit Osttirol” . With just one ski pass, you can enjoy unrestricted winter fun in all eight ski areas in East Tyrol, including the Mölltaler Glacier, guaranteeing snow safety until late spring. A total of 361 kilometers of pistes await discovery.
Ski Schools – Snow & Fun
Skiing all day – that’s just too long for many kids. Therefore, the ski schools offer not only child care for lunch but also an extensive fun program. The staff specializes in dealing with children and understand how to motivate children. In the theme worlds of the ski schools, there is a fun alternative program – tobogganing, snow tubing and snowball fights are announced there.
Terrassenskilauf in Lienz
Sun-hungry ski gourmets discover a new discipline around the charming city of Lienz. Not ski-run kilometers, but well-groomed enjoyment is in the foreground of the terraced skiing south of the Alps. With delicious regional specialties, a relaxed honest hospitality and the magnificent panorama of the Lienz Dolomites you are rewarded for fantastic ski runs. The whole thing with free space, on perfect slopes – an almost lost luxury.
Ski Terrace Special Weeks:
February 2019 – March 2019
More Winter Activities!
Fun for the whole family is the toboggan run on Hochstein . The chairlift takes you up and then downhill in a sled through the snow-covered winter forest. 2,500 m in length and 275 vertical meters to master. Twice a week, the toboggan run is also in operation in the evening. So where to go with the sled? One option would be Kals am Großglockner (Moaralm), the Hochpustertal (Leckfeldalm), the Defereggental (Alpe Stalle-Hütte) or the Virgental (Würfelele Hütte). Generational fun for everyone and everyone is included.
Lienz attracts with two ice rinks : A natural ice rink and an ice rink invite you to ice skating. As soon as the ice is thick enough, young and old can glide over the Tristacher See. The ice skating rink is right in town, skates can be rented on site.
Snow Shoe Hiking
Go on a search for traces in the snow – snowshoeing is a very special nature experience! Walk on snowshoes untouched nature and experience winter with all your senses. Snowshoes can be rented in Lienz.
Sleigh rides in the romantic winter landscape of East Tyrol are a very special experience. Deeply wrapped up in skins and blankets, you can simply switch off and enjoy the tranquility and the ride through snow-covered meadows and forests.
Because such a carriage ride that is something that could be described as romantic.
If you want, you can also try the horse yourself and actually look for happiness on your back and undoubtedly find it. There is the possibility of guided rides. And you can also swap the horse for a pony. Pony Meggie would certainly be happy about a small ride. And there are still a lot of other things to consider in terms of riding in East Tyrol: professional guidance and instruction, relationship training, riding lessons, horseback riding and so on.
With the Alpine-Coaster, the safely guided two-seater comfort sleds, which can also be used by one person without problems, drive silently down the mountain on stainless steel tubes. The special experience for the passenger is also to determine the speed itself. The Osttirodler simply supports itself without foundations on the ground, firm grip give pegs.
The athlete experiences an exciting and varied ride in some “breezy heights” , as the track can be laid between 1 m and 6 m above the ground. Built-in jumps and waves, the thrill is significantly increased again. And when it rains or snows – no problem – the brakes are always sensationally good.
Open from Christmas to mid-March