Winter Holiday in Obertauern
Obertauern - Covering it all
People come to Obertauern time after time because it’s so good. Whether you are looking for great skiing, hillside restaurants, atmosphere for your apré ski or a genuine Austrian meal by a fire place in the evening, you will surely find it here. When it comes to winter sports you can be sure that you will find what you need in Obertauern. With large amounts of snow from late November until early May Obertauern offers well maintained pistes, cross country tracks and freestyle park. Obertauern is great for families, mixed groups or advanced skiers searching for thrills of piste. With a good number of ski schools to choose from, and many easy to medium slopes for the less experienced. Many red and black pistes together with off-piste skiing and Fun park for snow boarders and skiers for the more experienced ones. You will also find other sports such as snow kiting and snow biking on the side of tobogganing , horse sleighing and cross country skiing. With the "Tauern-runde" you will be on the inside of the mountains either clockwise or counter clockwise. This means that you are never far away from home. Many lifts are connected with both beginner slopes and slopes for the more advanced skiers from top to bottom. This makes it easy for you to stay together with you family and friends even though you might want to ski different slopes before getting on the next lift.
The Ski Area
Skiing in Obertauern
Obertauern is one of the alpine skiing resorts where snow is guaranteed. And that means: Ideal skiing conditions from the end of November to the beginning of May! Surrounded by the stunning Salzburg mountains, at an altitude between1,630 and 2,313 m, you‘ll find 1 gondola, 18 chair lifts, 1 chair-/gondola combination and 6 tow ropes. 100 km of fantastic ski runs and 26 km of cross-country trails. Are you searching for freedom and adventure? Both on and off the slopes? Then you have certainly come to the right place because the Tauern circuit allows you the scope to ski from one magnificent run to the next!
Ski passes & Ski rental
Ski passes are easily bought directly by the lift station closest to Freja. You can buy point cards or day passes for as many days as you wish. If you wish to visit our neighbour ski resort Grosseck-Speiereck you can do so without extra cost with the Obertauern Ski pass. You will find two ski rental shops within walking distance from our houses. Sport Sam & Intersport. Here you can rent skis and other winter equipment as well as buying your winter sports ware. As our guest you will be provided with a discount on check in.
Winter Activities of the slopes
There is of course also a lot to discover outside of the piste.
Weather you are with family or friends or on a romantic trip we are sure you will have a good time:
Toboggan fun for the whole family on the 1.5 km long toboggan run in Obertauern. You can either go for a day trip or as an evening trip and combine it with dinner in Gnadenalm. The track is lit every evening. The start and the end of the track is located right next to the Gnadenalm just outside Obertauern. The journey begins with the adventurous uphill ride on a motorized sled, the "toboggan Taxi", for up to 8 people. However, this experience is then topped by the toboggan run.
Horse sleigh ride
Who has not ever dreamed of a romantic ride in a sleigh? In Obertauern, this dream can come true. With the beautiful backdrop of the mountain, wrapped in a warm blanket, head out in fresh snow in the evening twilight - an unforgettable experience for everyone.