Winter magic in Katschberg

Katschberg also has plenty to offer in winter away from the pistes, such as romantic winter walks in the clear air through the white winter scenery covered in deep snow, through to heading up to peaks on touring skis. There are beautiful, tranquil, remarkable places to be discovered in Katschberg.

Winter activities out in the open air

Winter in Katschberg is full of variety. Here is an overview of some of the activities on offer away from the ski pistes:

  • Winter horse riding in Katschberg Pferdezentrum (horse centre)
  • Lots of activities offered by the Katschberg ski schools
  • Guided snowshoe walks offered by the Katschberg ski schools
  • Guided ski tours (information available from the mountain and ski guides in the region and from the Tourist Office)
  • Curling

Winter hiking on the Katschberghöhe

Explore the countryside on the Katschberghöhe on winter walks, such as into the charming, scenic Gontal Valley, up to the Gamskogelhütte or on the Katschberg winter hiking path with wonderful views over Carinthia.

The Pölla Valley in winter

Explore the Pöllatal conservation area on the 6 km winter hiking path into the Pölla Valley, or on cross-country skis, and stop off at the Schoberblickhütte in the Pöllatal for refreshment.

Cross-country skiing in Katschberg

Nordic sports fans and cross-country skiers are in their element not only in the Pölla Valley, but also on the 9 km high altitude cross-country ski trail and the comprehensive network of classic and skating trails in Lungau, simply waiting to be discovered.

Romantic horse-drawn carriage rides

Into the Gontal nature conservation area with 2 horse power taking you to the Pritzhütte in Katschberg. Wonderful for couples or for the whole family.

From the Gamskogelhütte, race down into the valley on a toboggan

Either by day or at night, tobogganing from the Gamskogelhütte is always great fun and makes a great atmosphere.

It takes about 45 min to walk from the Alpenhaus Katschberg.1640 up to the hut, then you head back down into the valley on the 1.5 km toboggan run. Every Tuesday and Saturday the run is lit for night tobogganing.

Winter holiday booking
Book your apartment now for a winter holiday full of variety in Katschberg.