Winter fun in Salzburg
Salzburg and its surrounding area offer a great number of opportunities to do your favorite kind of winter sport. Skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ice-skating or sledding – all this you can do within a wonderful landscape in Salzburg and its surrounding area. Major and minor skiing regions with well groomed slopes can be found within a radius of 50 km of Hotel Gabi.
- Untersberg – Grödig/Fürstenbrunn
In Grödig, which is 10 km off, you will find the Untersberg, one of the highest mountains in the surrounding area. The mountains offers a 7,5 km long slope. The cable car will take you to the top station from which you can reach the slope in 20 minutes by foot. The black part of the slope can be circumscribed using a forest road.
- Dürrnberg – Zinkenkogel
Bad Dürrnberg in Hallein is located about 20 km from the hotel and is a small but nice skiing region. A double chair lift, three cable lifts and a snow park await you. The skiing resort has 9 km of slopes available. 3 km are blue level slopes, 4 km are red level slopes and 2 km are black level slopes.
- Unkener Heutal
Unken is located about 30 km from the hotel. A family-friendly skiing region with different slopes, cross-country ski runs and coasting slides await you. On top of that the skiing region also offers possibilities for ski-touring and snowshoeing.
Werfenweng is located about 50 km from the hotel. The skiing region’s highest peak is located 1834 meters above sea level. It is family-friendly and offers a cable car that fits 8 people, five cable lifts, three chairlifts and a snowboard fun park. All in all the skiing region offers 25 km of well-groomed slopes, 15 of which are red, 9 blue and 1 black. Werfenweng is also a big cross-country skiing and sledding area.
- Gaißau – Hintersee
Gaißau is loced about 30 km from the hotel and offers three chairlifts and six cable lifts with about 40 km of groomed slopes (28 km are red and 1 km is black.)
- Loferer Almbahnen
The skiing region Lofer, which is situated 35 km from the hotel, has 46 km of groomed slopes available. It offers 10 cable cars and cable lifts as well as a now park with 18 rails and jumps.
- Zwölferhorn – St. Gilgen
Look forward to wonderful deep snow slopes and a 5 km long valley run in St. Gilgen, about 45 km from the hotel. The area is also perfect for hiking in the winter.
- Karkogel – Abtenau
It is about 50 km to Abtenau, a nice skiing region with 7 cable lifts and 12 km of slopes, 6 of which are blue, 4 are red and 2 are black.
- Ski Amadé
The sport world „Ski Amadé“ offers a great variety of wonderful skiing resorts in the surrounding area of Hotel Gabi. Free of charge WiFi, snow cannons and ski rental are all included in the skiing regions of “Ski Amadé”.
- Ice Arena Salzburg
Not only is the „Eisarena“ home to the Salzburg Red Bulls hockey team, but the ice skating rink is also open to the public. Two rinks, each 60 x 30 meters wide, one of which is located outside, are available for ice skating.
The city of Salzburg has a very special ambiance in the winter. Stroll through the snow-covered alleyways, go to see the traditional Christmas market and enjoy the romantic atmosphere. Afterward you can put on your skates and go for a ride on the “Mozarteis” in the middle of the old heart of the city.