Enjoy winter sports in our beautiful mountains!
“Nassfeld” – Carinthia’s largest and one of Austria´s TOP-10 skiing areas offers a variety of slopes and more ….
With almost 110 km of ski slopes for winter sports enthusiasts, and with almost absolute snow guaranty – thanks to the use of snow cannons – there should be “nothing” to disturb your winter holidays.
On the Millenium Express (gondola) you can easily reach the skiing area from the valley and on 30 mountain railways and lifts you can enjoy the slopes. High above in the mountains you can “dive down” the blue, red and black runs on perfectly prepared slopes and enjoy the beautiful winter panorama.
Ski Touring and Snowshoeing
Thanks to our special microclimate we are blessed with fresh snow in winter. That is the perfect starting point for adventurous ski tours on our Carnic and Gailtal Alps. A number of rental shops offer a variety of all equipment needed for extensive ski tours or snowshoe hikes in the mountains.
If our Pressegger lake is frozen you can enjoy the natural ice surface to practice ice skating. You can reach the lake from our house on foot in 5 minutes.
Due to the higher position of lake “Weissensee” – by car reachable in 20 minutes – almost every year it is possible to enjoy ice skating across the natural ice. The ice is specially cultivated and prepared by the “Ice master”, because every year there are the competitions of the alternative eleven cities tour of the Dutch.
Cross Country Skiing
In the holiday destination Nassfeld-Pressegger See you can expect between 600 – 1500m long cross-country ski runs – one of the largest offers for cross-country skiing in Carinthia. Whether you are looking for a balance after an exhausting ski day, or want to get away from the slopes, the numerous routes leave all options open. In the midst of the mountain panorama, your idyllic wood trails, demanding climbs, you can experience the path over the Nassfeld Pass, which is not limited to Carinthia – the routes lead through Austria and neighboring Italy.
In the region of Hermagor you will find several varied sledging trails in the valley. These trails offer the perfect Variety for different winter sports activities in your holiday with different degrees of difficulty and lengths.
Some Sledging trails are: sledging in the tuff bath, Sledging trail Rattendorf, Sledging trail Sonnleitn, Sledging trail Guggenberg, Sledging trail Berggeist / Weissbriach.
Wellness - Indoor Swimming Pool
If the weather is nor suitable for winter sports – or if you want to relax- the indoor swimming pools in our region invite guests to join the wet element. Several spa landscapes offer enough possibilities to relax and to pamper.
Water and wellness oasis AQUARENA Kötschach Mauthen (reachable from our house in 25 minutes), AlpinSPA Schluga (reachable in 3 minutes), Alpen Adria Hotel & SPA on the PresseggerSee (3 minutes), Kurhotel Weissbriach (20 minutes), Kärnten Villach Thermal Spa (30 minutes).