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Winter in the Wildschönau

Covered in a white blanket of snow, the picturesque Wildschönau presents itself from its most impressive side and invites you to wonderful winter tours. Our many faceted winter sports offer includes promising leisure activities in the cold season. Whether you are a skier, tobogganing fan or a winter walker - in this region, winter sports and recreation in the fresh winter air can be enjoyed to the full.

Let yourself be inspired by our tips for leisure activities in the wintry Wildschönau!
We have an overview of the most popular activities ...

Family holidays

Enjoy skiing together on extra-wide pistes, or watch your kids' first attempts on the slopes. The skiing possibilities are varied and can be combined according to your mood.

In BOBO's Kinder Land, in AKTI-Adventure Land or in Schatzberg Zwergenland particularly the youngest ski fans are in good hands. Playfully they make their first skiing attempts here while parents and grandparents can take a break from the slopes.

Discover the Wildschönau family ski region.
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Tobogganing in the Wildschönau

On your toboggans, get set, go! Unparalleled tobogganing fun awaits you in the Wildschönau in winter. Awarded as awesome by the Tirolean toboggan seal of quality. The Lanerköpfl run, for example, takes you past the rustic Gseng and Lahner alpine pastures to Niederau - a speedy descent to thrill even experienced tobogganists! The Schatzberg toboggan run starts at the middle station of the gondola lift and leads through the forest to Auffach. Both runs are easily accessible by lift and promise great fun in the snow.

Good to know: You can also enjoy sledging down the mountain at night in the Wildschönau. In Roggenboden in Oberau, you are taken up the slope by drag lift by floodlight - and then speed down again on the piste.

Our tip: You will find toboggans for children for hire at the local rental stores - practical and ideal for a spontaneous tobogganing adventure!

Tobogganing fun in the Wildschönau
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Walking in winter

Hiking in the Wildschönau’s winter wonderland. Experience the beauty of the Kitzbühel Alps up close on the groomed trails of the Tirolean high valley. The extensive network of idyllic hiking and walking trails invites you to take a relaxed stroll in the fresh air - and there is plenty to discover! Picturesque paths on the Schönanger Alm including the Talschluss circular hiking trail, the walking trail through the hamlet of Thierbach, or the leisurely hike to the deer park at the Foisching Hut: You can explore the most beautiful places in the Wildschönau on foot in winter.

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Cross country skiing

Are you looking for a relaxing winter alternative to skiing? How about cross-country skiing, for example? In the Wildschönau you will find perfectly groomed ski slopes as well as excellently groomed cross-country trails. Follow the tracks on the picturesque Schönanger high-altitude trail or enjoy winter magic on the sunny Bernau plateau in Auffach. We are sure that once you’ve tried it you won't want to miss cross-country skiing on your winter holiday.

Ski mountaineering

Clip on your touring skis and put on your sunglasses and explore the Wildschönau in the Kitzbühel Alps: The mixture of challenging climbs, gentle slopes and breathtaking mountain panorama makes the Wildschönau the ideal holiday destination for ski touring fans. Away from the pistes winter sports enthusiasts can make their first tracks on the Breiteggern , the Großer Beil or the Lämpersberg mountains; an unforgettable experience with magnificent views guaranteed!
Our tip: Guided ski tours are also offered for tourers who are unfamiliar with the area. Our experienced guides know the region like the back of their hands and will show you the most beautiful tours through the wintry Wildschönau.
Additional tip: Check the avalanche situation in resort before every ski tour for maximum safety. Check the mountain insurance offered by the local Mountain Rescue Service for extra security.

Horse-drawn sleigh rides

Take a romantic horse drawn sleigh ride through the beautiful Wildschönau and enjoy the magical atmosphere – an unforgettable winter experience.
Our offer : Hintersalcher sleighs take you from Auffach to the Schönanger Alm. Ossi Hausberger sleigh rides start at the Foisching Hut in Niederau and take you past the deer park to a wooden cabin in the forest. During the Penningdörfl sleigh ride you discover the picturesque village of the same name in the Brixen Valley and with Lehenbauer sleighs you explore the idyllic snow-covered hamlet of Thierbach.
Good to know: Even liquid refreshment is not to be missed along the way - during the ride you might want to taste a schnapps or two.