Holidaymaker on a winter trek in the Almenwelt Lofer

An off-piste winter holiday in Lofer

A genuine winter fairy tale in the Salzburg region

Explore the romantic winter landscape of the Salzburg region in the Austrian Alps on snowshoes and when winter hiking, cross-country skiing, sledging or enjoying a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Experience the magic of the sparkling snow in the quiet countryside and breathe in the fresh mountain air while winter camping in Austria.

Cross-country skiing in Lofer and the surrounding area

Cross-country skiers can make their tracks on the 300m long valley trail or on the high trail Heutal / Winklmoos. When there’s plenty of snow, guests can start their cross-country skiing tour directly from Grubhof. Those who do not have cross-country skis have more than 100 km of perfectly prepared winter hiking trails in the immediate vicinity. After a trip to the nearby Maria Kirchental with the pilgrimage basillica in the hills above St Martin, guests can enjoy an excting sledge ride back into town.

Salzburg Saalachtal offers 40 km of cross-country trails for those who wish to test their sporting prowess, while soaking up the natural beauty of the surrounding scenery.

Count off your laps down in the valley or up on the high altitude cross-country ski trails with snow guaranteed on the Loferer Alm and the Unken Heutal. If that is not enough, you can let off steam at night on the illuminated cross-country ski trail in St. Martin.

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Two cross country skiers in the winter in Lofer

Tobogganing in Lofer on the sledge and toboggan runs

A sledge ride is part of the magic of staying in a hut, whether in sunlight or under the stars, romantic or action-packed. We recommend that romantics go up to Maria Kirchental. Next to the lovely baroque pilgrimage basilica there is a cosy inn with irresistible regional specialties like apple strudel or boiled beef.

Those who love action-packed activities should try the 7km long sledge ride from the Loferer Alm. The more laid-back guests can enjoy a ride on a horse drawn sleigh, all wrapped up in warm coats.

Family on sledge in wintry surroundings
Families sledging in Lofer
Family sledging in Lofer

Winter hiking in the Salzburg mountain landscape

In the winter our guests can also hike through snowy winter scenery on snowshoes or explore more than 100 km of perfectly prepared winter hiking trails.

Experience the crunch of snow with each step and explore the Pinzgauer Saalachtal mountains while snowshoe hiking or touring on your skis. Ambitious winter hikers love to fasten up their touring skis and hear the call of the wintry Salzburg mountains.

Holidaymaker on a winter trek in the Almenwelt Lofer
Family on a winter trek in the Salzburg Saalachtal valley
Group on a winter trek in the Salzburg Saalachtal valley

Experience nature while winter camping in deep snow

Winter camping at Grubhof means you can experience the magnificent Salzburg landscape and spa. Book online for the best price or send us your ‘no obligations’ enquiry.

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