Winter holidays in the Saalachtal in Salzburg
Skiing and snow activities in Lofer
The Saalachtal also has so much to offer for your winter holiday. The central location of the Ledererhaus will also guarantee a stress-free skiing holiday in Lofer: no frustrating search for a parking space or time spent loading the car up with ski equipment, because the Almbahn I + II valley station is just a 5 minutes’ walk away, and also entry to the family-friendly skiing area of the Loferer Alm. 46 km of the best groomed pistes, an ultra-modern lift system, the child-secure 8-seater chairlift with automatic locks to the Schwarzeck and weather protection hoods make your skiing in Lofer a perfect and enjoyable pastime. The "Lofi Funline" will inspire all free skiers and snowboarders, and junior ski enthusiasts will love the "magic carpet", a 140 m long and covered conveyor belt.
If you’re looking for more variety in your skiing holiday in Lofer, you’ll find more attractive ski resorts in the immediate vicinity:
- Waidringer Steinplatte – 42 km of pistes and sunny slopes are features of this ski area in the border triangle of Salzburg, Tyrol and Bavaria – c. 7 km from Lofer!
- Practice lift Heutal – perfect slopes and transparency will inspire junior skiers, beginners and those returning to skiing after a while away – only 12 km from Lofer!
- Saalbach-Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn skiing area – Are you seeking the ultimate ski experience? Easy! A legendary 270 km of continuous slopes make this skiing area one of the largest in Austria – entry in Fieberbrunn or with the Asitzbahnen lifts in Leogang, both locations are less than 30 km from Lofer!
So much on offer away from the slopes too!
With all the beauty that the natural winter environment has to offer around Lofer and all the opportunities for enthusiastic skiers – non-skiers will also have a full schedule of activities during their winter holiday in Lofer! Besides the pistes, there are many cleared winter hiking trails through the white splendour the region is particularly suitable for snowshoe hiking. Those who wish to experience the tranquil side of winter can embark on a ski tour and of course a fun tobogganing session or an ice stock competition with the whole family as an enjoyable winter activity! The Maria Kirchental natural toboggan run offers a romantic experience twice a week when torches are lit along its route.
All fans of Nordic sports can enjoy cross-country ski routes in Lofer over an extensive network in the valley basin between Lofer and St. Martin. Enthusiasts will gain a special benefit on the high-altitude trail in the Almenwelt mountain area, and if you feel energetic in the evening, you can enjoy a 1.5 km night trail. Do you want some real cosy comfort during your holiday in Lofer? A romantic horse-drawn carriage ride through the fairy tale winter landscape is highly recommended!