Winter vacation in Saalbach-Hinterglemm
The Eldorado for snow fans
Are you dreaming of a relaxing, yet sports-based winter holiday in the Salzburg region?
Do you love feeling the crunch of snow beneath your shoes as you walk and enjoy the unique views from our mountains?
Then Saalbach-Hinterglemm is the right place for you!
Every type of winter sport can be found here, including of course the legendary Après-Ski. Experience pure winter fun in all aspects with skiing and snowboarding, cross-country skiing and tobogganing or stomping through a snow-covered fairytale forest in snow shoes! Cosy stops and magical lodges are part and parcel of an Austrian ski holiday. The region’s managed alpine huts are well-known for their warmth and hospitality. Draw a day’s skiing to the perfect close with a friendly get-together over mulled wine and local delicacies.
Skiing in Saalbach-Hinterglemm
Experience winter jouy
With 270 kilometres of linked pistes, the Skicircus Saalbach-Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn is Austria’s largest ski resort, where carving its bends is synonymous with experiencing winter sport at the highest level. There is a descent suitable for everyone depending on your ability, level of confidence and fitness, whether a relaxing or sporty slope, families, pleasure skiers or professionals. Three attractive snow parks, one skier and boardercross and the playgroundSnow await all freestyle fanatics.
Below are three of the best routes in Skicircus Saalbach-Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn to ensure your ski holiday in Salzburg is an unforgettable experience:
- Skicircus circuit: Mainly blue descents, 40 km
- Saalbach circuit: A course for all abilities, 16 km
- Hinterglemm circuit: For skiers & carvers, 23 km
AND THE BEST PART IS:
The “CASAMARAI” guesthouse is situated directly off the Eder exit No. 51, leading to the Kohlmaisgipfelbahn cable car.
As a guest you can begin the ski and snowboard fun right from your door after breakfast, and conveniently return right back to the door of the guesthouse afterwards. (Ski in & Ski out)
Hire from our partner Sport Hagleitner https://www.sporthagleitner.com/en/ski-rental/online-rental/?promo=partners Your ski equipment and receive a 15% discount as our guest when booking online and 10% discount when booking on site.
Night Ski Slopes
Then our pistes are the right place for you!
The region boasts two floodlit slopes, allowing you to enjoy skiing and snowboarding even after sunset.
The first is the floodlit, 1km-long valley descent from the Unterschwarzachbahn station in Hinterglemm, open from Monday to Saturday until 9:30 pm The second is Piste No. 17 next to the Ebenbergbahn lift in the ski resort of Schmitten, floodlit twice a week above the rooftops of Zell am See. So, for anyone who just can’t get enough of skiing, wants to experience an atmosphere like no other, and enjoys floodlit slopes under the light of the moon should be sure to visit these!
Sliding fun for the whole family! Whiz through the valley on the toboggan runs on the Kohlmais, Spielberg and Reiterkogel mountains. All runs are romantically lit-up at night.
Get closer with each step to the inner peace and tranquility. Snow shoes allow you to explore the most remote corners of our magnificent natural landscape and enjoy a sunny spot of winter sun.
Enjoy an extended winter walk along 140 km of hiking trails in Saalbach-Hinterglemm. The paths are well-maintained and lead you through the magnificent, snow-covered natural landscape.
Anyone looking to experience winter in Saalbach in all its style and beauty should visit the “Sonnseit Promenade” winter trail. The circular trail, around 9.7 km long, begins on Dorfplatz square in Saalbach, continues along Ronachweg until the descent along Landstraße. Anyone feeling tired can take the bus back from Jausern. Those feeling fit can cross the bridge at Schönleitenbahn and take the approximately 3-hour walk back to the starting point.
Sport and fun for everyone! Skating over frozen lakes or performing pirouettes on the ice rink – it is quite simple: Put on your ice skates, take to the ice and enjoy the ice-cold fun!
Prove your accuracy and touch with a game of curling on the well-maintained rink at Saalbach-Hinterglemm sports centre. Curling is not just a traditional winter sport in the alpine region; it is one of the most popular activities.
This unique attraction at the end of the valley is worth a visit in winter too! The pedestrianised suspension bridge, which is lit-up at night, is 200 metres long and allows you to walk at heights of around 40 metres – even higher than the treetops!
Driving a snowmobile is similar to riding a motorbike: You need to properly lean into the bends with plenty of feeling. Experience pure action and funon a prepared skidoo route in the Jausen district of Saalbach. Instructions and driving tips are available locally.
Quad biking in the wintery Glemm valley! Drift over snow-covered, icy slopes with quads and buggies. With 60,000 square metres of land, the Glemmy Offroad Park guarantees that this winter driving sport is cool stuff for children and adults of all ages!
“Hot wheels on Ice“ – The Icecart is one of the highlights of a holiday in Saalbach-Hinterglemm. It is perfect for adventure-lovers searching for that thrill and speed. Fast-paced action is guaranteed at the Icecart.
Horse riding in winter is an unforgettable experience. Barely a sound can be heard through the thick snow of the forests, only the crunch of hooves on the snow…. Horse riding is not just a sport: Riding is an attitude towards life and a natural experience like no other!
Enjoy a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride through the magical snow-covered world of the Glemm valley. Wrapped up in a warm blanket as a couple, or together with friends, allow your thoughts to run free and experience your holiday from its atmospheric side.
There is something appealing about going “stalking” in the fresh, winter air. The Glemmerhof archery trail in Saalbach-Hinterglemm awaits accurate “Robin Hoods” with 28 different targets!
Have you ever experienced the feeling of driving a snow groomer yourself or as a passenger? Everyone is familiar with these hefty machines, yet it is difficult to imagine how it feels to drive one. It is now possible to have a go at Snowmobil-City in Saalbach-Hinterglemm! Reservation required.
Everyone has seen an igloo or built one themselves. It is the Eskimo word for a “House”. You can build your own igloo, step-by-step, with professional guidance . This activity is available with the Geisler Outdoor Team in the neighbouring town of Saalfelden.
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