Parts of Austria enjoy plenty of fresh snow! Especially Lower Austria and the Mariazellerland were blessed in the last days with up to 60 cm of long awaited white splendour.
Skiing with the family is an experience! Many JUFA Hotels are located right by or in the immediate vicinity of less crowded and more economical ski resorts. Whether skiing at top destinations or in one of the many other family-friendly ski resorts in Austria, Liechtenstein and Germany – you will find the right choice here for everyone! Skiing with the whole family does not have to be expensive because
Many "JUFA Ski Resorts" are regularly selected among Austria’s most economical ski resorts. Especially families with children can expect a top price-performance ratio at many JUFA Ski Resort Hotels.
Austria’s most economical ski resorts (directly at/or near a JUFA Hotel)
- Ski resort Hochrindl (JUFA Hotel Nockberge – Almerlebnis)
- Ski resort Loser-Sandling (JUFA Hotel Altaussee, JUFA Hotel Bad Aussee, JUFA Hotel Grundlsee)
- Ski resort Veitsch-Brunnalm (JUFA Hotel Veitsch)
- Ski resort Mariazeller Bürgeralpe (JUFA Hotel Mariazell – Sigmundsberg, JUFA Mariazell – Erlaufsee Sport Resort)
- Ski resort Planneralm (JUFA Hotel Planneralm – Alpin-Resort)
- Ski resort Wurzeralm & Hinterstoder (JUFA Hotel Pyhrn-Priel)
- Ski resort Annaberg (JUFA Hotel Annaberg – Bergerlebnis-Resort)
Top ski resorts in detail
White magic in a unique landscape
The Lower Austrian Mostviertel with its beautiful Annaberg ski area (the JUFA Annaberg – Bergerlebnis-Resort***s is located directly on the piste) is the ideal holiday region for families and winter sports enthusiasts. From the hotel, all snowboarders and skiers can reach the ski slope in just a few steps. The nature park municipality of Annaberg is a paradise for all active winter sports enthusiasts. The approximately 2,000 metre high Ötscher lets you experience the magic of the "Grand Canyon of Austria" while you whiz down the white slope.
Skiing at an altitude of 1,500 metres above sea level. The JUFA Hochkar – Sport-Resort*** is located directly in the Göstlingen Alps, one of the most beautiful Alpine regions in Eastern Austria. Sportsmen and active families will find ideal conditions for skiing and snowboarding at Hochkar. The popular Hochkar ski area offers winter sports enthusiasts perfectly groomed pistes and snow-sure locations. The Hochkar mountain railways quickly bring skiers and snowboarders to the summit for fun on the slopes.
The Styrian skiing paradise
From Schladming-Dachstein, across the Planai and up to the Amadé Sports World: Winter holidaymakers at the JUFA Hotel Schladming*** enjoy many options.
With its almost 3,000 metres, the Dachstein is the highest mountain in Styria and the region is an absolute paradise for skiers. A playground with 230 kilometres of sloes for skiers, mountaineers, cross-country skiers, snowboarders and free-riders. Hungry winter sports athletes are provided with various delicacies from the 85 ski huts situated around the slopes of the Schladminger 4-Berge-Skischaukel, which were tested during the World Cup and World Championship.
Snowy adventures for families
The JUFA Hotel Bleiburg/Pliberk – Sport-Resort*** is the ideal starting point for winter sports enthusiasts and attracts with one of the most famous and southern family ski resorts in Austria. The Petzen takes skiers and snowboarders to a fantastic altitude of 1,900 metres above sea level – peaks, sunshine and wonderful pistes await you.
In winter, the Gitschtal valley becomes a popular winter sports area for families. Perfectly groomed pistes and no queues in front of the lift ensure carefree winter fun at the JUFA Hotel Gitschtal – Landerlebnis***. The ski passes in the Weißbriach ski area are free of charge for guests.
The Klippitztörl family ski area, close to the JUFA Hotel Knappenberg****, with its attractive pistes and modern ski lifts, is a fun place to spend your skiing holiday. The ski adventure world is embedded in the most beautiful Carinthian nature and offers skiers and snowboarders excellent slopes up to over 1,800 metres.
In the JUFA Hotel Nockberge – Almerlebnis*** at 1,600 metres above sea level, skiers can enjoy the peaks of the Nockberge-Turracher Höhe region in their purest beauty in winter! Winter sports enthusiasts with high expectations will find fabulous skiing areas such as Hochrindl and Turracher Höhe as well as pure nature experiences here.
Between fast slopes and deep snow slopes
Meter thick natural snow on the 2,900 meter high local mountain of Kaprun. The Kitzsteinhorn in the Salzburger Land attracts with 20 cable cars and lifts to winter sports in airy heights, freeriding on deep snow slopes, extensive pistes and warm Jagertee in one of the numerous huts or restaurants. From the JUFA Hotel Kaprun you will soon be able to reach the Schmitten ski area, which offers a panoramic view of an incredible 30 three-thousand-metre peaks and 77 kilometres of pistes.
The JUFA Alpenhotel Saalbach**** is located directly in the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn. It is only a few steps to the valley station of the Schattberg X-press, then dive into the sheer endless expanse of the ski network with perfect fun on the slopes. 270 km of pistes and 70 modern lifts leave nothing to be desired in one of Austria’s largest ski resorts.
The Lungau ski region combines the three ski areas of Fanningberg, Katschberg-Aineck and Grosseck-Speiereck. All three ski resorts can be easily reached by ski bus from the JUFA Hotel Lungau***.
Snow-filled Adventure in the World of Glaciers, challenging piste magic
In Tyrol, skiers slalom down into the valley until the last bit of snow has melted in late spring. During winter holidays, the JUFA Hotel Wipptal is the perfect starting point for action on the Bergeralm or the Stubai Glacier.
With 28 km of slopes and having been awarded Tyrol’s slope seal of approval and at an altitude of 1,000 to 2,200 metres, the Bergeralm is very popular for winter sports. Additionally, nighttime skiing occurs several times a week, as well as cross-country skiing the entire Gschnitztal and the famous Wipptal panorama. The Stubai Glacier impresses visitors with its 62 kilometres of slopes, 26 cablecars and lifts.
So, let’s go to Tyrol and enjoy a fantastic winter holiday!
In Vorarlberg you will find skiing pleasure up to 2,300 metres above sea level! Winter sports enthusiasts and those looking for relaxation will be thrilled: 60 mountain railways and ski lifts, 268 km of marked and maintained downhill runs, around 100 km of cross-country skiing trails and approx. 290 km of winter hiking trails await you in the Silvretta Montafon and Golm winter sports areas.
In the Vorarlberg Montafon Valley, between the Bieler Cave and Bludenz, the Verwallgruppe, the Rätikon and the Silvretta, Austria’s most demanding ski areas are really at your feet. The JUFA Hotel Montafon*** accommodates its guests in Bartholomaeberg at the foot of the majestic Golm mountains.
Now all you have to do is get on the slopes!
Winter break in the beautiful principality
The slopes of the winter paradise and ski area Malbun are located in a side valley of the Samina valley. Skiing and snowboarding: Winter sports enthusiasts get their money’s worth here on a skiing holiday. Race on prepared cross-country ski runs or jet down from the mountain to the valley on boards. The terrain is perfect for beginners as well as for real ski and snowboard pros. At an altitude of 1,600 to 2,100 metres you can enjoy fresh air that creates clarity!
The mountain village of Malbun is the highest village in the principality. Due to the variety of winter sports activities, the JUFA Hotel Malbun – Alpin-Resort***s accommodates winter holidaymakers with various preferences. Three modern chair lifts as well as a drag lift make skiing fun possible on 23 kilometres of slopes.
For those who like it quieter: the Valünatal is a cross-country skiing paradise and alternative winter sports are particularly popular in Liechtenstein. Also particularly attractive: hiking with snowshoes in the full moon or succumbing to the fascination of husky on trekking tours.
Family Ski Holidays in Bavaria
The Allgäu with its alpine mountain landscapes invites you to ski and snowboard in Bavaria. Winter sports in the family-friendly ski areas of Oberstaufen, Oberjoch and Ofterschwang are great fun for beginners and advanced skiers alike. The JUFA Kempten im Allgäu – Familien-Resort is centrally located in Kempten, from where you can reach the most beautiful ski areas of the Allgäu in a few minutes by car.
Surrounded by the Allgäu mountains, Oberstaufen is a top region with four ski resorts for skiing and snowboarding, ideal for families. The JUFA Hotel Wangen – Sport-Resort***s is a nearby starting point for all passionate winter sports enthusiasts with children. A total of 28 lifts and mountain railways in the four Oberstaufener ski areas of Hündle, Thalkirchdorf, Sinswang and Hochgrat in the middle of the Allgäu offer the right thing for everyone: sports freaks are happy about waving steep ski route descents on the Hochgrat, beginners are happy about their first successes in Sinswang. In the skiing area Hündle-Thalkirchdorf you can even snowboard and ski at night thanks to floodlights.