Families with children are particularly well catered for in Osttirol. The little ones look forward to the Kinderland kid’s world, practice their first turns in the ski kindergarten under expert instruction, while the older ones explore the rolling blue and red downhill slopes.
Local ski rentals provide perfect and safe equipment. In the meantime, parents can clock up the piste kilometres at their leisure or try out the regional delicacies at the chalets and relax in the sun, which shines particularly frequently here in Osttirol with over 2.000 hours of sunshine per year...
Cross Country Skiing
Take a deep breath. You feel alive and are right in the midst of it. Amidst a unique nature landscape with unlimited skiing enjoyment on over 400 km of cross-country skiing slopes.
With a biathlon centre of a World Cup standard, cross-country pistes with snow cannons from mid-November – often even sooner – and 60 kilometres of trails, Obertilliach is among the hotspots of the cross-country skiing scene. Even the Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen has taken up residency in Obertilliach to benefit from the conditions.
Apart from numerous ice falls, which can be found throughout Osttirol due to the high-altitude and in some cases very shady valleys, Osttirol Ice Park offers the best conditions for every climbing enthusiast. It is the largest artificial ice park in Austria...
With idyllic valleys and snowy winter forests, Osttirol will satisfy your longing for winter experiences in nature. Meditative peace and quiet will make any winter hiking in Osttirol seem effortless.
Kartitsch in Osttirol has been the first certified winter hiking village in Austria since 2018. Apart from certified accommodation and well-prepared winter hiking paths, there are guided winter hiking tours several times a week in the winter hiking village Kartitsch...
The lake Tristacher See has a lot to offer. It is the fabulous location of this natural gem at the foot of the Lienz Dolomites that makes this lake so attractive. The bus shuttle ensures a completely straightforward and stress-free arrival and departure. A children’s playground, lawns with loungers, a cosy buffet café and a beach volleyball court make the Tristacher See lakeside beach a popular trip destination.
There are many exciting pistes for tobogganing where you can stage frenetic races with family or friends. in South Tyrol, the toboggan piste of Croda Rossa is 5 kilometres long and lies close to the Signaue skiing district, approximately 20 minutes drive from here...
If you are looking for peace and quiet, lonesomeness and powder snow, then you do not need to look for long here in Osttirol – snowshoe hiking is just the right thing for you!
On a guided tour you can experience the wild nature of Osttirol: original and authentic. Especially on a mystical moonshine tour all around the Matreier Tauernhaus or on a fascinating sunset hike at the Lienzer Zettersfeld, the winter forests and landscapes of the Hohe Tauern National Park appear enchanted.
Osttirol with its 266 three-thousand-metre peaks – including Grossglockner – offers you a breathtaking setting for your skiing holiday.
There are seven ski resorts in the region, offering everything from leisurely beginner slopes to a sporty World Cup piste.
With just one ski pass you can experience winter unlimited in the Osttirol ski resorts: with the Ski Hit Osttirol ski pass.
In South Tyrol, the 3 Peaks ski area fascinates skiers with its never overcrowded, fabulous and varied slopes, with a panoramic view of the majestic peaks of the Dolomites (10 minutes drive away).
For those who want to change track all day we recommend the Giro delle Cime. And for those who are not satisfied, the Dolomiti Superski ski pass offers 1,200 km of slopes in the most beautiful areas in the heart of the Dolomites...
266 three-thousand-metre peaks, 1500 square kilometres of pristine landscape and nature as far as the eye can see. The conditions in Osttirol are more than perfect for ski touring.
There are plenty of beautiful landscapes for ski touring in Osttirol: Lienz Dolomites, Hohe Tauern National Park, Villgratental or the glacier landscape in the north of Osttirol...