Winter sports Upper Austria

Upper Austria Winter Sports

Skiing in one of the most beautiful ski regions

Winter sports in small and major ski resorts.
If you're looking for a good destination for winter sports for the coming winter, then your mind initially almost certainly is not going to Upper Austria.

Indeed, it is one of the lesser known parts of Europe, but Upper Austria is just the destination you're looking for.

Winter sports in Upper Austria takes place around charming villages, which are during the winter months transformed into a perfect combination of great atmosphere, and excellent ski resorts.

Although the ski resorts partially are smaller than in the famous ski destinations, but in Upper Austria there are are a few very pleasant surprises.

For ski resorts such as Gossau - Dachstein West, Feuerkogel - Ebensee, Hinterstoder, Forsteralm - Waidhofen / Ybbs Gaflenz, Kasberg - Grunau im Almtal, Krippenstein - Dachstein - Obertraun and the Wurzeralm can compete without any doubt with the major ski resorts in for example Tirol.

However, Upper Austria offers additional two huge advantages, that the major ski destinations do not have. Tranquility and much cheaper!

First, the ski resorts in Upper austria are much less touristy, what you can notice at the waiting time at the modern lifts, such waiting times are scarce.

On the other hand you'll notice the prices. Because accommodations and ski passes are usually much more favorable than in other parts of the Alps.

Top ski resorts - Winter Sports Upper Austria

Bad Goisern - Predigstuhl Bad Goisern - Predigstuhl Kasberg - Grünau im Almtal Kasberg - Grünau im Almtal
Feuerkogel - Ebensee Feuerkogel - Ebensee Krippenstein - Dachstein - Obertraun Krippenstein - Dachstein - Obertraun
Forsteralm - Waidhofen Ybbs Gaflenz Forsteralm - Waidhofen Ybbs Gaflenz Sandl - Viehberg Sandl - Viehberg
Glasenberg - Maria Neustift Glasenberg - Maria Neustift Schilifte Kirchschlag Schilifte Kirchschlag
Gosau - Dachstein West Gosau - Dachstein West St. Georgen am Walde - Schorschi-Lift St. Georgen am Walde - Schorschi-Lift
Hinterstoder - Höss Hinterstoder - Höss Sternstein Lifte - Bad Leonfelden Sternstein Lifte - Bad Leonfelden
Hochficht - Böhmerwald Hochficht - Böhmerwald Wachtberglifte Weyregg am Attersee Wachtberglifte Weyregg am Attersee
Hochlecken - Neukirchen Altmünster Hochlecken - Neukirchen Altmünster Wurzeralm - Spital am Pyhrn Wurzeralm - Spital am Pyhrn
Hohe Dirn - Losenstein Hohe Dirn - Losenstein Zwieselalm - Dachstein West Zwieselalm - Dachstein West

Nice Winter sports Villages

A good après ski and child friendly.
The ski resorts and ski villages offer a wonderful combination of family and Child friendliness, and a good après ski. This combination makes a winter holiday here surely unique.

Then there are the good facilities both ski villages and ski resorts have, so you have as much leisure available as in the large and famous ski destinations.

Other Winter Sports

Other winter sports are offered everywhere.
The other winter sports such as cross country skiing, skating, sledding or snow tubing, are available at most ski resorts and also the real adrenaline sports like paragliding and off-piste skiing and snowboarding are available almost everywhere.

Upper Austria also has a few very nice possibilities for tours through the mountains.

Tourist Information

Oberösterreich Tourismus
Freistädter Straße 119
4041 Linz
Telephone: +43 (0)732 8277100