About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide

Outdoors

Skiing in Vienna

The Alps are Europe's major range of mountains, spanning from the Mediterranean coast of France via Switzerland, Norhtern Italy and Austria to Slovenia. A considerable part of Austria is part of this mountain range. Accordingly hiking, skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing rate high among the Austrian's favourite pastimes.

Vienna, Austria's capital is mostly known for its vibrant cultural life. Only few people know, that there are beautiful skiing resorts in its vincinity...

Hohe Wand Wiese

Did you know that Vienna is the only capital in the world that has seen a FIS World Cup Race within its city borders? "Hohe Wand-Wiese" is located on the outskirts of Vienna in picturesque Mauerbach on the slopes of the Wienerwald.

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Hirschenkogel

Hirschenkogel is proud of its well-cared for slopes, 3 of them capable of hosting FIS-World Cup races. It is also the largest late night skiing resort in Austria: 6 of its slopes and the fun park are well lit and allow for night time skiing.

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Ötscher

19 km of beautifully prepared slopes, cross-country skiing tracks and a Snowpark for boarders await you in the skiing region Ötscher, situated just 150 km from Vienna at an elevation of 810 - 1893 m.

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Semmering - Stuhleck

Stuhleck/Semmering offers 24 km of pistes for all levels of difficulty, 10 skiing lifts - among them Austria's longest chair lift - and a snowboarding fun park at just 1 ½ hours' train journey from Vienna!

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Gastein

In Gastein you can experience a piste world of superlatives: Extensive ski areas with modern lift facilities up to an altitude of 2700 meters.

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