Activities

ENJOY WINTER SPORTS AND HAVE A GREAT TIME IN AUSTRIA’S MOST ENTERTAINING SKI RESORT!

Apart from being the ski area with the most snow in Austria, Obertauern is also known for its first-class events and après-ski options for all age groups, and all kinds of skiers and winter sports enthusiasts.

This winter paradise offers breathtaking views of the Salzburg Alps and more than 100 km of groomed slopes of various levels of difficulty, on which even the legendary Beatles once learned to ski. On the Tauernrunde, the most attractive alpine ski circuit, you can switch from one slope to another and return to the centre of the ski area at any time.

SKI HOLIDAY

Ski Holidays

STRAIGHT FROM THE KESSELSPITZE VALAMAR COLLECTION HOTEL TO THE SKI SLOPES

Skiing in Obertauern means hours of fun, both for beginners and experienced skiers, with all the après-ski experiences you can wish for.

The Kesselspitze Valamar Collection Hotel, located in the middle of the Obertauern ski area, offers its guests the perfect ski-in & ski-out experience. Whether it’s a ski pass, ski equipment or ski course – our Valamar Experience Concierge is always at your disposal. Enjoy our personalised service, which will turn your skiing holiday into an all-round experience.

If you’d like to try new activities and sports, you can go hiking, ice-skating or snowshoeing, and enjoy the idyllic Alpine nature. Bring a smile to your children’s faces by visiting the nearby Snow Park – a ski school is also there.

View the ski slopes and available facilities on the map!

READY TO GO SKIING? HERE'S WHAT WE OFFER:
  • 100 km of ski slopes of various difficulty, plus 26 ski lifts (map)
  • Snow Park & ski school for children (near the hotel)
  • night skiing – every Monday and Thursday
  • numerous restaurants and bars on the ski slopes
  • skiing, freestyle, snowboarding, hiking, cross-country skiing, snow shoe hiking, snow biking, ice-skating, ski-mountaineering
  • ski school for families, beginners and advanced skiers
  • location close to gentle slopes and ski lifts suitable for children
  • plan your ski holiday quickly and simply with Valamar Experience Concierge

SERVICES AND FACILITIES FOR SKIERS AT THE KESSELSPITZE VALAMAR COLLECTION HOTEL

The Kesselspitze Valamar Collection Hotel, located in the heart of the Obertauern ski area, offers its guests the perfect ski-in & ski-out experience. Our Valamar Experience Concierge has information ready for you regarding the ski area, ski school and ski rental. You can buy your ski pass that suits your needs, directly at the hotel. It's your ticket to the world of ski fun in Obertauern.

Download the valid ski pass price list.

  • direct access to ski slopes (ski in/ski-out)

  • ski storage

  • ski passes available at reception

  • all experiences for skiers in one place – opportunity to book ski and snowboard schools and rent equipment at a discount at the Valamar Experience Concierge point in the hotel or online

  • Snow Park & ski school for children and families near the hotel

  • APRÈS-SKI OFFER AT THE HOTEL: lobby bar, wine cellar, live music, evening wellness, indoor pool

VALAMAR EXPERIENCE CONCIERGE – PLAN YOUR HOLIDAY FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

If you book your winter holiday with Valamar, our Valamar Experience Concierge (VEC) will be available while you’re still at home via our website and will be happy to organise all activities related to your holiday. Of course, guests without a prior reservation can also get advice from our VEC in the hotel.

SKI SCHOOLS

Regardless of whether you’re skiing for the first time or just want to improve your skiing technique with the help of experienced and certified ski and snowboard instructors, Obertauern offers something for everyone. From the children’s ski school to group training and private lessons, here every guest is looked after individually.

  • ski and snowboarding courses for groups of children and adults of various levels

  • private lessons for beginners and advanced skiers and snowboarders

All courses are available in German and English.

  • SKI SCHOOL: OBERTAUERN FRAU HOLLE

  • Skiing courses for children – learn and have fun in the separate ‘Children’s Wonderland’ ski practice area with ski lift and magic carpet

  • Professional ski courses for adults – beginners and advanced skiers

  • Individual lessons with private ski instructors for children and adults

  • Snowboard courses for beginners and advanced / children and adults

  • Transfer service for hotel guests from the hotel and back

  • If you book your stay with Valamar, you can immediately sign up for ski school on the Valamar Experience Concierge page

  • SKI RENTAL: FREUDENHAUS OBERTAUERN

  • Top-quality winter sport equipment rental

  • Expert advice by our team

  • If you book your stay with Valamar, you can immediately sign up for equipment rental on the Valamar Experience Concierge page

WINTER SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES OFF THE SKI SLOPES

If you'd like to experience some winter activities off the beaten ski slopes, Obertauern offers a wide range of possibilities. Try cross-country skiing, sledging, winter hiking, snowbiking or snowkiting. Discover the joys of the biathlon, a popular combination of cross-country skiing and rifle shooting at the Gnadenlam plateau, located halfway between Obertauern and Untertauern. You can also try out some easier activities in the open air, such as a romantic sleigh ride or hiking along well-tended trails to spectacular Alpine views. Be sure to visit the Untertauern wild park that covers 11 hectares and gives you the possibility of encountering deer, mouflons and ponies.

  • SLEDGING

  • 6.5 km of illuminated sledging slopes

  • sledge rental

  • CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

  • 5 cross-country ski tracks with a total length of 70 km

  • cross-country ski track maps

  • WINTER HIKING AND SNOW SHOE HIKING

  • marked hiking trails (100 km)

  • SNOWBIKING AND SNOWKITING

  • snowbiking school and guided tours

  • snowkiting school

  • OBERTAUERN SNOW PARK

  • snow fun park with 40 elements for beginners and experienced freestylers

  • OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • yoga (at the hotel)

  • ice-skating

  • guided ski touring

  • sleigh rides

  • biathlon – combination of cross-country skiing and rifle shooting

ENTERTAINMENT AND NIGHTLIFE

After a day filled with activities such as skiing or ski touring, you can relax in the hotel’s lobby bar, which offers excellent wines and cocktails. Within walking distance from the hotel, as well as on the ski slopes, you’ll find numerous cafés, pubs and restaurants with an authentic Alpine atmosphere.

  • sports and recreational programmes at the Kesselspitze Valamar Collection Hotel: yoga, snow shoe hiking, ski touring

  • wine tasting

  • wine cellar and lobby bar in the hotel

  • evening wellness programme and indoor pool at the hotel

  • wide-ranging après-ski offer and evening entertainment in bars, clubs and après-ski huts near the hotel

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