WINTER HOLIDAYS IN LOFER
SNOW STORMS AND SKIING DELIGHT
When winter reigns in the Salzburg region, numerous winter sports are practised throughout the Saalachtal valley. You are warmly invited to spend your winter holidays in Lofer and join in! Especially at this time of year, you can feel the Saalachtal valley’s welcoming atmosphere, as you enjoy good company and a variety of winter sports activities. And skiing in Lofer is definitely a part of this! Skiers, carvers, snowboarders and freeriders alike will be charmed by the 46 kilometres of pistes in the Loferer Almen ski area. Other wonderful ski resorts are also within easy reach.
The winter season kicks off with a large opening party , when numerous winter events are held in Lofer - not to be missed!
If you want to bring a touch of romance to your winter holiday in Lofer, why not indulge in a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the idyllic landscape? Or how about a torchlit hike on the Loferer Alm? This is a special experience which culminates in a cosy evening in one of the mountain huts, and a toboggan ride back down to the valley.
Or try your hand at ice stick shooting , and round off the evening by stopping in one of the cosy, welcoming inns.
UIf you’re a fan of cross-country skiing, in Lofer a network of perfectly groomed trails stretches out over 80 km, and has plenty to offer both classical and skating-style cross-country skiers. A 4 km cross-country circuit on the Loferer Alm, and a floodlit trail in St. Martin bei Lofer are also available for all cross-country skiing enthusiasts.
During Advent, visit the Christmas market in Lofer , and make the most of the mulled wine stalls and regional specialities. Enjoy one of the numerous performances by children from the 4 villages in the area. Always worth a visit, and guaranteed to be unforgettable, is the Christmas market in Mozart’s birthplace, Salzburg.
Try out one of the crib building courses, and marvel at the numerous crib scenes on display throughout Lofer.