The Ybbstal Alps offer so much more than skiing! Off the pistes you find idyllic little mountain villages and outdoor activities such as snowshoeing or x-country skiing through impressive scenery!
By the way: for more off-piste activities check out neighbouring Ötscher ski resort!
You are a romantic? Or rather a fan of action in the snow? Both is possible in the valley and on the mountain! Tobogganing, sleigh rides, ice-skating or relaxing at a thermal spring!
Whichever you choose, you will always have fun!
Grab your x-country skiing gear and off to the trails! Hochreit scenic x-country trail boasts a net of 29 km classic trails and 10 km of skating trails.
Pleasure or expert x-country skier, both will love Hochreit plateau. After a long day outdoors, enjoy a hearty meal at the „Ablaß“ Farm!
For all night owls: night becomes day daily from 18:00 to 20:00! Reservations necessary!
Fee for x-country skiing trail:
Put on your snowshoes and walk through the night with the Mandl-Scheiblechners! Do you want that night becomes day? Possible every Friday at 19:00:
Snowshoeing is not your thing? Then explore the beauty of the Ybbstal Alps on 50km of groomed winter hiking trails!
Tip: Hike to Steinbachtal or from farm to farm at Hochreit!
Cuddled into a warm blanket and the arms of the loved one, the sound of Haflinger trotting through the night to Steinbach.
On the way back, stop at Kögerlwirt for delicious cheese dumplings!
Route A: romantic sleigh ride to Steinbachtal
Route B: village centre
In the mood for ice skating on one of the biggest lakes in Lower Austria? In winter Lake Lunzer turns into a big ice-skating rink! Skating boots can be rented at Landhotel Restaurant Zellerhof .
Downhill on two runners: ready, steady, go! One kilometre down to the valley on a toboggan – alone or in pairs!
Info for toboggan rental:
Body and mind need a time out? Ybbstal brine bath features pool, salt sauna and steam bath!