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In the south of Salzburgerland lies the enchanting ski region of Lungau-Katschberg. On a sunny plateau lie 3 breathtaking ski areas: Katschberg-Aineck, Grosseck-Speiereck and Fanningberg. These irresistible destinations are a paradise for families with children, with snow-assured slopes and mostly easy to medium difficulty runs.
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1066 m - 2360 m
Pistes (total 147 km)
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Winter sports enthusiasts will be enchanted by the relaxed atmosphere, affordable accommodation, beautiful cross-country trails and, above all, the outstanding skiing opportunities. With a total of 147 km of slopes, Katschberg-Aineck, Grosseck-Speiereck and Fanningberg offer an unforgettable experience for every skier. Thanks to the free ski bus service, these areas are perfectly connected and are all waiting to be discovered.
The villages in the region are cosy, the houses colourful. In the larger villages there are various shops, restaurants and bars. There is no mass tourism here. Hikers and cross-country skiers will certainly enjoy themselves here. There is 1 ski pass for the whole region.
This area is very varied and there are wide pistes with many levels of difficulty, ideal for carvers, snowboarders and other winter sports enthusiasts. Aineck has a piste and lift connection with Katschberg and is very suitable for families with children. For the snowboarders there is the fun park with halfpipe, boardercross, kickers, tables, boxers and rails. There is also a children's fun park with childcare here.
This family-friendly ski area has pistes that are between 1800 m and 2400 m high and therefore snow is guaranteed until spring. There are more than 40 km of pistes with 9 lifts. You can take the modern 8-person gondola from Mauterndorf-Hammer to the top station at 2400m. From here there is a beautiful 4.5 km valley walk. There is hardly any waiting time at the lifts. In Mauterndorf there is a practice slope for the children and a children's ski school.
In the heart of Lungau lies the Fanningberg with altitudes between 1497 and 2050 metres. This family ski mountain has a sunny, wind-protected slope. There are over 40 km of pistes with 5 lifts. Part of the slopes can be snowed with snow cannons. The modern, covered lift 'Samsonjet' takes you up to 2050 metres in 7 minutes.
In Lungau & Katschberg you can ski wonderfully off-piste. You can buy a folder with maps with tour suggestions (the Lungau ski tour guide). The folder offers you 20 different tours in various degrees of difficulty. Each tour includes info sheets, a tour description, maps and a 3D altitude profile.
In the Lungau & Katschberg area there are 200 km of cross-country skiing trails through beautiful, wintry areas and along the villages, which are groomed daily. Lungau has therefore been awarded the title of having the largest network of cross-country ski trails in Austria. A large part of the cross-country ski trails are located at higher altitudes, which is why the area is snow-sure until spring. For example, there is the 20 km long Schönfeldloipe, which lies between 1730 and 2020 metres above sea level. If you want to cross-country ski with children, then there is the possibility to rent a cross-country sledge in Weisspriach.
The beautiful nature offers you many possibilities for snow hikes. You may be able to rent winter hiking boots.
The après-ski facilities are rated as sufficient to good by holidaymakers. The prices are okay. There are definitely possibilities to have a drink after a day of skiing.
Ice skating, tobogganing and sleigh rides.
The après ski is called reasonable to good by holidaymakers. Prices are reasonable. At least the facilities are there to enjoy a drink after a day of skiing.
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