The Austrian province of Salzburg is a true paradise for winter sports enthusiasts. Well over 30 ski areas attract skiers, snowboarders, ski tourers and cross-country skiers to the wonderfully snow-covered mountain landscape. Families with children get their money's worth just as much as groups of friends or adrenaline junkies.
Almost 2,0000 kilometres of pistes of varying degrees of difficulty and numerous untouched slopes for freeriding offer plenty of variety for beginners and advanced skiers alike. Off the slopes, you can enjoy Salzburg specialities in rustic huts or party until the early hours at Aprés Ski.
Discover the best ski resorts in Salzburg, let yourself be enchanted by the magnificent winter landscape and spend relaxing or action-packed days in one of Austria's most beautiful provinces.
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The Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn is one of the largest ski areas in the whole of Austria. Saalbach has hosted the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships several times and is located in the Glemmtal valley in Salzburg's Pinzgau region. The ski circuit connects the wonderful small winter sports resorts and also creates a connection to Fieberbrunn in Tyrol.
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The Hochkönig ski region has a lot of variety to offer. Freeride on deep snow slopes, test your athleticism on the Marlies Schild training course or enjoy 6 peaks and a breathtaking mountain panorama on the Königstour, a magnificent ski circuit: The Hochkönig definitely knows how to convince!
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The small, tranquil ski area of Radstadt-Altenmarkt is a good tip for all those who want to enjoy the peace and quiet and spend a relaxing ski holiday with their family. Situated in the beautiful Pongau region of Salzburg, the little ones can let off steam in the Kidspark while the adults try their hand at the timed course.
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Snow Space Salzburg is located in the Pongau region of Salzburg and is the home of Austrian skiing legend Hermann Maier. Accordingly, there is also a special ski circuit in his honour, which he even created himself. Snow Space Salzburg aims to be climate-neutral by the 2025/2026 winter season. Measures already taken include, for example, the use of 100 % green electricity and attractive offers for travel by public transport. There is also plenty of variety in the ski area for families with children.
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The Filzmoos ski area is the home of Austrian ski racer Michaela Kirchgasser. The Michaela Kirchgasser FIS course on the Großberg is the perfect place to get that world champion feeling. Away from the hustle and bustle, the small ski area of Filzmoos promises fun on the slopes and tasty specialities from the Pongau cuisine in one of the many rustic ski huts. Long queues at the lifts? Not a chance!
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The Austrian province of Salzburg has a lot to offer holidaymakers in both summer and winter. In addition to the numerous beautiful mountains that make the region a true skier's paradise, culture lovers also get their money's worth. Mozart's birthplace in the Getreidegasse is a must-see.
The Hohensalzburg Fortress sits enthroned on the mountain above the provincial capital of Salzburg. Mirabell Palace is also an extremely popular tourist destination and is worth a visit, especially in summer, because of its beautiful gardens. On the southern outskirts of the city is Hellbrunn Palace, which is known for its water features and is thus also a special experience for children.
The province is known far beyond its borders for its typical Salzburg dumplings and, of course, its Mozartkugeln. In addition to pastries, hearty and cheesy dishes are also very popular with the locals. These include, for example, the Pinzgauer Kasnocken or the Lungauer Käsknödel soup.
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Salzburg is a true skier's paradise and is home to well over 30 ski areas. Well-known ski areas include the Kitzsteinhorn, the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, the Hochkönig ski region, Snow Space Salzburg and the Gastein ski area. The Zillertal Arena connects the Austrian province of Tyrol with Salzburg and offers 150 kilometres of slopes. Other ski areas from small to large are Werfenweng, the Wildkogel Arena, the Alpendorf ski area, Obertauern, Raurisertal, the Schmittenhöhe, Filzmoos, Radstadt-Altenmarkt or the Almenwelt Lofer.
Salzburg is one of the provinces with the most snow in Austria and accordingly has numerous ski areas that guarantee a varied winter holiday. The most snow-sure ski areas in Salzburg include Obertauern, the Wildkogel, the Kitzsteinhorn, the Zillertal Arena, Gastein, Zauchensee/Flachauwinkl and the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn. The Hochkönig and the Schmittenhöhe also offer wonderful fun on the slopes during the winter season.
Most ski resorts in Salzburg open their doors at the beginning of December. Depending on altitude and snow conditions, the season ends at the end of March/April and in most ski resorts lasts until Easter.