Winter Holidays on the Farm in SalzburgerLand
Your breath forms little clouds in the winter air. You can almost smell the cold. As you’re snuggling up in your warm and soft scarf, you simply have to smile. Winter in SalzburgerLand is an exciting time of the year. Lots of pistes make every skiers heart sing. Some of our farms are even located in a ski resort. The kids want nothing more than to whizz down the hill on their sledges or build their own small world out of snow. A winter holiday is also a time to get cosy. Take a deep breath, relax and enjoy a ride in a horse-drawn sleigh or a delightful walk in the winter wonderland.
Winter Activities - Farm Holidays in SalzburgerLand
Buckle Your Ski Boots, Get Set, Go!
Alpine skiing is definitely on top of the list of activities during a winter holiday in SalzburgerLand. With a total of 57 ski resorts throughout the province, ranging from a single lift to a huge resort with hundreds of kilometres of piste, everyone will find the perfect slope. From some farms, mountain cabins and chalets, you can start skiing down the slopes directly from the front door. Here, you’re in the thick of it! Other properties are located at a certain distance but still close to the ski resorts. This allows you to fully enjoy a peaceful evening after an exciting day on the slopes.
Are you into ski touring? Then, you’ll find everything your heart could possibly desire in SalzburgerLand. Plenty of moderate or more demanding tours are awaiting you in every region. Would you like to try this trendy activity? In most places, you can rent ski touring equipment. Educational trails for ski touring novices as well as guided ski tours are a great way to embark on your first backcountry adventure.
SalzburgerLand has some of the finest cross-country ski trails. There’s a network of well-groomed trails in every region, depending on the snow conditions. Staying at a higher altitude increases the likelihood of a reliable snow cover. However, especially the cross-country ski trails in the northern part of SalzburgerLand are worth a visit since they come with stunning views of the adjacent lakes.
Family Time in Winter - Farm Holidays in SalzburgerLand
The Toboggan’s Here, But Where Are You?
Our kids know that, in fact, you only need very little for an exciting winter holiday. The moment they go outside, they look like little snowmen and snowwomen. On our family farms, there’s plenty of space for epic snow ball fights or for building snowmen families and igloos.
The sledges and toboggans never come to a standstill. Every single hill around the farmhouse will be turned into a playground. Fancy a longer toboggan run? There are a number of natural toboggan runs throughout SalzburgerLand. Some spots have lighting, so the fun doesn’t have to stop at sunset. A descent of 14 kilometres top to bottom and an elevation loss of 1,300 m - the world’s longest floodlit toboggan run in Bramberg am Wildkogel will stand out as an unparalleled, life-long thrill.
Of course, you can also experience authentic farm life in winter. The animals in the barn are looking forward to your visit.
Peaceful Winter - Farm Holidays in SalzburgerLand
The Sound of Snow Crunching beneath Your Feet
A winter holiday in SalzburgerLand can also be something very different. Escape the crowds of large ski resorts and immerse yourself in nature. Take a delightful walk along the trails that lead you through the magical snowy countryside. Simply relax. Or put on your snowshoes and enjoy the silence. Wherever your steps take you, you will discover your very own winter wonderland. Not a soul in sight, only some animal tracks in the pristine snow. Who has been here before?
On a lot of farms, the horses are harnessed to drive a sleigh in winter. Now it’s time to snuggle up under the thick warm blanket in the back of the horse-drawn sleigh. Let the horses takes you through the picturesque, snow-covered countryside.
Spa treatments on the farm or in one of the spas in SalzburgerLand are the icing on the cake for your restorative and relaxing winter holiday. A different kind of winter holiday ... but at least as beautiful.