Sunshine, blue sky and snowy landscape! 320km of perfect ski slopes with the most modern cable cars and lifts. Apre Ski, rustic cottages offering local specialties and the famous Pinzgau hospitality… All this is to be found in Saalfelden.


You can choose where to spend your perfect ski day. Only a few minutes away you can reach one of the best ski regions in Austria Skicirkus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang with over 200km of slopes and 55 modern ski lifts or Maria Alm as the entrance town for the Ski region Hochkönig
Our area offers different slopes: slopes for beginners, slopes for professionals. And in case you are just learning how to ski, there are many exceptional ski schools nearby.


Cross country skiing

In our region there are more than 150km of top trails for every taste and level of difficulty. The trails for cross country skiing lead to the neighboring cities Maria Alm, Maishofen or into the Biathlon world cup metropolis Hochfilzen.
And the best is - the access to the cross country trail heaven lays just in front of the doorstep of dasLichtenberg. Since the winter 2014/2015, Saalfelden is also a member of Cross Country Ski Holidays



Skiing in an opposite direction! Skitours have developed to a very trendy sport in the last years. The rolling grassy hills, but also the Leoganger Steinberge Mountains and the Steinernes Meer invite you to ski touring trips of different lengths and degrees of difficulty.
Please consult the recommendations of the Salzburg avalanche warning service before any tour!


Ski jumping

Saalfelden offers the possibility to practice ski jumping in summer as well as in winter. There are all together 4 jumps: a 15m, a 30m, a 60m and a 85m high jump (85m only in winter).
Children are also welcome to learn ski jumping. They start with the jump sport at 6 to 10 years of age. At the begging they practice a 15m jump and then advance to the higher jumps depending on a skill level. Try it out!


Other winter activities

In our region, snow lovers will never get bored, even without skis or snow-board. Next to all the mentioned activities, the guests can use additional four slopes for tobogganing and take advantage of an ice skating rink on the Ritzensee Lake.
Furthermore, take a sleigh ride or your winter shoes and discover the magical world of our winter wonderland.



Saalfelden and its surroundings, lying in between the beautiful Salzburg Alpine world, offer a variety of landscapes and represent an oasis of tranquility and recreation. Here you can experience nature, culture and culinary indulgence at once. The variety of activities to be chosen from during winter is especially appreciated by our guests.
In our region every winter sports-fan can find an ideal terrain. Discover a magical winter world in our gallery!