Skiing in Osttirol

Those who long for quiet slopes and ski lifts in winter are in the right place in the Austrian East Tyrol. What you will not find here is mass tourism. The super modern and quiet ski areas stand for one thing: space! That means extra enjoyment of the spectacular mountains, the delicious food in the huts and the ski passes are affordable. With the multi-day ski pass you can go to seven ski areas with a total of 150 kilometers of slopes and 53 lifts. Children up to 5 years old ski for free and up to 18 years old you pay the children's rate. test

Großglockner Resort Kals Matrei

The ski bus to Großglockner Resort Kals Matrei stops in front of Gasthaus Post. Großglockner Resort Kals-Matrei is seen as a true tip for ski enthusiasts. The area lies in a beautiful setting of three-thousanders and stretches between the villages of Matrei in Osttirol and Kals am Großglockner. The highlight of this region is the Großglockner, Austria's highest mountain. From Adler Lounge at 2600 meters altitude, you have an impressive view of this mountain and the Hohe Tauern National Park. This snow-sure ski area has a nice distribution of slopes. All colors are covered, so every type of winter sports enthusiast can enjoy themselves here. The elevators are generally fast and modern. There are hardly any queues at the Großglockner Resort Kals-Matrei and it is never really busy on the slopes.


With idyllic valleys and snow-covered winter forests, Osttirol will give an extra dimension to winter experiences in nature. Meditative tranquility and the breathtaking mountain panoramas from the Lienz Dolomites to the Großglockner and the Hohe Tauern make every winter hike in Osttirol seem like a fairy tale. Kartitsch in Osttirol has been Austria's first certified winter hiking village since 2018. In the "winter hiking village" Kartitsch, guided winter hiking tours are organized several times a week.


Cross-country skiing is possible in a unique natural landscape with limitless cross-country fun on more than 400 km of cross-country trails. Whether you are a beginner or a professional, there is something for everyone. With a World Cup-standard biathlon center, cross-country ski runs with snow cannons from mid-November (often even earlier) and 60 kilometers of trails, Obertilliach is one of the hot spots of the cross-country scene. Even Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen has moved to Obertilliach to take advantage of these benefits. Several breathtaking routes are located a short distance from Gasthaus Post.