White Magic in all its beautiful facets: A magical winter in the Salzburg Land

A winter in Abtenau – that is skiing on perfectly prepared slopes, cross-country skiing in indescribable idyllic winterly landscape, snowshoeing in an unaffected nature or pleasantly walking on perfectly cleaned hiking trails. Our guests of the Active and Wellness Hotel Gutjahr have an irresistible variety of different kinds of sports and leisure opportunities, which want to be discovered by you.  

 The Tennengau Mountains have numerous and wide-ranging tours for every taste and of all difficulties. Also with regard to the length, duration and the tour route, the holiday region Salzburg Land presents itself by its diversity. The pure slope fun lures as much as the romantic atmosphere from the cabin fun. The best entertainment is guaranteed during the legendary après-ski at the nearby mountain huts, restaurants and bars.  

 But also aside from sports, action and activities, the winterly Abtenau offers different kinds of enjoyable moments: the deeply snow-covered, romantic mountain landscape lays a cozy atmosphere of silence and pleasant peace on our region.   

Additional leisure services in winter:

Monday: Information walk: We invite you here for a 1-hour "walk" through Abtenau (Dec. 2020 to March 2020)

Tuesday: Basic cross-country course: 2-hour basic course. Learn the basics of cross-country skiing with ease (Dec. 2020 to March 2020)

Tuesday: Nordic Walking: 2-hour basic course. Fit and healthy through the winter. (Dec. 2020 to March 2020)

Wednesday: snowshoe / winter hike: depending on snow and weather conditions, we choose a leisurely tour through Abtenau (Dec. 2020 to March 2020)

Thursday: curling or asphalt curling: a popular sport in Abtenau. Young and old play for the championship medal (Dec. 2020 to March 2020)

Friday: Pleasure and power hike: Idyllic hike around Abtenau. A combination of "experience pleasure" and "recharge your batteries" (Dec. 2020 to March 2020)

 A real ski dorado for the whole family

 The ski region Dachstein-West offers a 140 kilometer long ski slopes with different ability levels, which are perfectly prepared and artificially snow-covered – a shuttle bus every fifteen minutes, latest ski-lifts and magnificent views of the unique glacier world included!

On the Karkogel and the Sonnleiten – the cable railways of Abtenau offer all ski lovers a very pleasant winter enjoyment. This is the place for beginners or people re-entering the ski world.

The Postalm – our insider tip for skiers – can be reached easily with a free ski bus, which drives over the impressive panoramic street on the biggest alpine plateau of Austria. Numerous slopes for beginners invite you to ski, especially in the late winter all people hungry for the sun will find what they desire. 

Our diversified Winter Wonderland at a glance: 

A variety of excellent, always perfectly prepared cross-country skiing trails lure cross-country skiers every year to Abtenau. Whether skating, classical or floodlight: The region of Lammertal waits with 100 cross-country skiing trail kilometers for those, appreciating them.

Snowshoeing in the middle of the unaffected nature, away from the cleaned winter hiking trails, is an impressive experience for the whole family. True to the motto „strength lies in peace“  you have the chance to discover the wonderful beauties, which lie along the foothpath step by step. Our advice: our Hotel offers a guided snowshoeing hike in our enchanting setting once a week.  

During the day and at night, the bobsleigh on the Kargoel sets the tone. With the gondola lift you may reach directly the top of the approximately three kilometer long bobsleigh track. Our advice: directly at the bottom station you have the possibility to rent cheap bobsleighs. Numerous huts or bars directly at the bottom or top station ensure a comfortable rest or a fun après-ski experience, just the way you like it.  

Besides all these attractions, the holiday region Abtenau offers you all different kinds of possibilities, how to actively enjoy the winter with all your senses. Whether ice skating, curling or ski tours – the Hotel Gutjahr in the Salzburg Land is the right place for all winter lovers, and this can be seen by our attractive winter packages!  


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