A winter and ski holiday in Radstadt
Skiing, cross country skiing and other sporting activities in the Province of Salzburg
Skiing & Snowboarding in the Ski Amadé and Obertauern
Radstadt in the Province of Salzburg lies at the heart of the Ski Amadé and makes and ideal base for skiers and snowboarders alike. In just a few minutes you’re by the Radstadt-Altenmarkt ski circuit with its varied piste and modern lifts. The Funpark is great for snowboarders and freeriders to try their tricks. Just get on the ski bus and arrive at the ski area in comfort.
Fancy a change? – the high altitude ski resort of Obertauern, particularly recommended for demanding skiers and snowboarders, lies to the south of Radstadt. Ski buses to nearby ski areas such as Zauchensee, Flachau, Reiteralm and Obertauern run regularly. Ski rental and ski schools for lessons at all levels of ability are also available. Unforgettable skiing is guaranteed.
Cross Country Skiing & Skating
Enjoy the fantastic mountain scenery of the Radstädter Tauern along well-groomed cross country trailsen. The wide network of trails of a total of 160 km offers great conditions for beginners as well as intermediates.
A special highlight is the high alpine cross country trail on the Rossbrand at 1.600 m above sea-level. Savour the splendid views of the Salzburg mountains along the 14 km long trail. At the turning point there’s a place to stop for refreshment.
Ski Tours & Winter Walks
Far away from the busy ski pistes, head up throught the unspoilt landscape of the Radstädter Tauern and afterwards carve your own tracks in the fresh powder snow. Ski tours are great for mountain sports enthusiasts. Tours of varying lengths and levels of difficulty are available, so you won’t get bored.
Savour the magical winter wonderland at a slower pace on a winter walk through the snowy countryside. A number of cleared footpaths in Radstadt and the surrounding area are perfect. Pause along the way to admire the snowy landscape and even build a snowman.
Tobogganing, Ice Skating, Curling
Whizz down into the valley on a sledge – fun for all the family. How about a sledging on the longest toboggan run in the Salzburger Sportwelt. Travel up the mountain on the Königslehenbahn lift and back down again on your sledge on the 6 km long run. Stop for refreshment a the ski huts at the top and bottom of the run to make your toboggan run perfect.
Twice a week a toboggan evening is available. On these evenings the run is floodlit. Have a go at ice skating on the natural ice rink at the sports centre. Ice skates can be hired on site. Right next to the ice rink is the curling rink, where you can test your aiming skills.
Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides & Riding
The gentle tinkling of the sleigh bells in the snowy landscape announces the arrival of the horse-drawn sleigh. Don’t miss this unique experience and join a horse-drawn sleigh ride. You’ll neve forget the the romantic atmosphere and the steady crunching sound of the horses’ hooves on the snow.
In Radstadt in Pongau you can also go riding in winter. Experience the nature in winter in our region on horseback. A special tip is the winter bridle path which leads from Radstadt up to Zauchensee.
Wind down after a day’s winter sports or fave a day off in a thermal spa. The Therme Amadé is in Altenmarkt im Pongau, just 5 minutes drive from Radstadt. Young or old, there’s something for everyone here – relaxation pools with varying levels of salt, a wave pool, a children’s pool and waterslides.
A special highlight for the really daring is the one and only loop waterslide in Austria with rocket launch. A spacious sauna area with a variety of sauna, steam room, relaxation pools etc is perfect for relaxing. The Therme Amadé is open all year round whatever the weather.