Raurisertal Ski Hotel Guide - Ski accommodation

Raurisertal

Set in the beautiful Hohe Tauern National Park, the ski area offers long wide blue runs for confident beginners and more challenging red runs for early intermediates wanting to sharpen up their technique whilst on their ski holiday. With gentle nursery slopes easily accessible at both the base and top of the gondola, this is a resort ideally suited to beginners and families - not just for the amount of easier runs but also the sheer convenience of it all.   

 

Superbly groomed cross-country ski trails extend out for 45 km in five big loops through the romantic countryside of the Rauris Valley.

 

Snowboarding
For beginner snowboarders the resort is superb. Improvers will love the perfectly groomed slopes and those looking for a bit of a challenge will enjoy the good freeride opportunities, a boardercross and natural fun park.

 

 

Sledding Fun
Flying down towards the village on a groomed toboggan run just has to be done. The lift is open from 7am until 8.30pm - floodlit in the evenings for après-ski fun.

 

Explore Off the Beaten Track
Escape the crowds on snowshoes and explore the beautiful winter landscapes surrounding Rauris. The resort offers weekly guided tours or you can hire a guide in resort.

Winter Hiking
Rauris provides no less than 35km of cleared walking trails in and around the National Park surrounding Rauris. These tranquil walks provide fantastic scenic views of the pristine countryside and a great chance to spot local wildlife. Make sure you stop in at one of the mountain inns dotted along the trails for a warming drink or two.

 

Adventurous Ice Climbing
For those with strong nerves, ice climbing is possible on some spectacular frozen waterfalls in the valleys close to Rauris. Lessons and guiding is available from an instructor based in Rauris.

Head off for the Day
For non-skiers or anyone wanting a day off the slopes, Rauris is close to some interesting places for day excursions. The local schnapps distillery and microbrewery in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park is a short drive away and the beautiful, historic city of Salzburg is just over an hour’s drive away.

 

Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides
Snuggled warm under lots of blankets, take a delightful horse-drawn sleigh ride through the stunning national park scenery surrounding Rauris.

 


Number of elevators

10

Drags

Chairs

Gondolas

7

1

2

Length of skiing trails (km)

30

Blue

Red

Black

16

10

4

The highest point (m)

2200

 


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