Categorie Winter

Winter in the Lungau

Lungau is known known for its many hours of sunshine and the altitude (1030 – 2400m) creates a wonderful winter landscape where you can totally immerse yourself in. Endless skiing on well-groomed slopes, hear the skis crackling over the fresh snow, take a mid-run drink at an authentic mountain hut with your face in the sun. The snow guarantee ensures that you can be guaranteed skiing from Christmas to Easter.

Besides skiing it offers enchanting scenery plenty of opportunities for other unforgettable experiences. Binding once snowshoes and explore the pristine snowfields where you are alone with the animal tracks in total silence. The many kilometers of well-groomed cross-country trails invite you to discover the’moeiteloos` whizzing afterwards spots of the lungau.

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Ski holidays in the Lungau

The four ski areas of the Lungau:

Here, skiing in the Lungau, you can enjoy the 300 km ski runs, guaranteed snow, and slopes which are varied and well prepared. With the ski bus here, just in front of the guesthouse, you can quickly and easily venture to the ski resort of your choice. The total ski area consists of four different areas, including Aineck-Katschberg, Grosseck-Speierck, Fanningberg and Obertauern. Each of these areas all have their own charms.The Lungau is a quiet and friendly resort with great facilities for children and whole family. Even in the busiest vacation weeks you do not have to que! Almost all of the lifts and slopes here are quiet and orderly.


Guesthouse Auwirt is located here at the foot of the Katschberg (2200m).


It has 66 well-...

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Cross-country skiing in the Lungau

The lungau features a very extensive network of 150 km classical cross country trails and skating runs. Here you can tie on your cross-country skis for hours pretty much just whiz through the landscape, enjoying the fresh snow and animal tracks along the way! Unique in the Lungau are the higher trails where you can ski until spring, even if the snow conditions are not to be desired. The upper trails are scattered throughout the Lungau, Prebersee, Lignitz and Schönfeld. With enough snow you can step 100 meters from the guesthouse on the murtalloipe (km).


Höhenloipe Schönfeld- Rosanin, 8 km classic and skating

Höhenloipe Schönfeld-Kasmandl 2 km skating

Höhenloipe-Schönfeld Bundschuh, 14 km classic & partially skating

Höhenloipe Preber, 9 km classic ...

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Winter Walking


Winter walking Around St. Michael is a beautiful experience. You can hear the crackle of the snow under your shoes, discover animal tracks in the snow and breathe plenty of fresh air into your lungs. You may find a bench which is not completely snowed under, in order to enjoy an included lunch.





Some tips are listed below, more ideas and hikes are on the website:


 St. Michael – Fell
A walk of around 6 km, being easy to medium, can be icy. The start is at the pool and on the way you can visit different places for a drink or some food. You can also shorten the walk. Its duration can be 1 to 5 hours.

St Michael – St Margarethen

A walk of about 7 km, this is easy to walk. The start is at the guesthouse and goes along the mur St Margarethen...

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A day out sledding is not only an adventure for the kids! sledding can also take place at night over various illuminated toboggan runs in the area. 

Sledding on Katschberg, (length 1,8 km)
The start of the toboggan run is 80 meters above Pizzeria Stamperl. You can walk up the toboggan run (about 40 min) and rent a toboggan at the Gamskogelhütte (2 to 3 euros) which then you can then leave at the bottom when you have finished!

rodelbaanpeter1You can also be picked up with on a scooter track down the slope in Sankt Margarethen, and then be driven upwards. Evening Tobogganing is a great experience for the whole of the family! On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday lit-up until 22:00, and every day during the holidays!

Gamskogelhütte 04743 291 of 0664 3376678

rodelbaanlessachTobogganing from Sankt Michael to the Petersbrün...

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