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Winter activities in Mauterndorf near Obertauern

Winter & ski holiday

Experience a magical winter wonderland, savour the sunshine, recharge your batteries, unwind. Enjoy your winter & ski holiday with the whole family to the full. Lungau and Obertauern offer a number of ski areas for great fun skiing – perfectly prepared pistes, fabulous deep-snow slopes and snowboard fun parks make the hearts of skiers and snowboarders beat faster. Colourful attractions and top-quality ski schools await our little snow bunnies. The ski bus stops right in front of the Hotel Neuwirt and transports you comfortably to the ski areas. You can also enjoy the winter sunshine and the fantastic snow on other winter activities in and around Mauterndorf im Lungau, near Obertauern: cross country skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing, ski touring, on horse-drawn sleigh rides etc.

Fun on the slopes


  • Skiing & snowboarding in Lungo ski region with the Grosseck-Speiereck ski area, Obertauern, Aineck-Katschberg & Fanningberg
  • A total of 300 km of pistes & 64 lifts on just 1 lift pass
  • Grosseck-Speiereck ski area:
    • access to the ski area just 2 km away from the hotel
    • ski connection from Mauterndorf to St. Michael im Lungau: ski safari with 2 different routes
    • for children: legend trail, witches’ wood, kids’ adventure ski trail, children’s ski area, practice lifts & conveyor belts
    • rustic huts for refreshment stops offering local delicacies
    • ski schools & sports shops offering ski rental in resort
  • Obertauern ski area:
    • access just 16 km away
    • Tauern circuit: around the resort of Obertauern without taking off your skis
    • Snow park The Spot Obertauern
    • ski & snowboard schools plus rental shops in resort
  • Plus SkiLungau lift pass: valid for 3 ski areas (Grosseck-Speiereck, Aineck-Katschberg & Fanningberg) with a total of 150 km of pistes & 35 lifts
Comfortable journey to the lifts on the free ski buses

Catch the ski bus at the bus stop right in front of the Hotel Neuwirt and travel free of charge to all the ski areas. You can leave your car in the hotel car park for the duration of your stay.

Classic & skating

Cross country skiing

  • 30 cross country trails of a total length of 150 km Länge (incl. 80 km skating trail) in the region
  • Trails around Mauterndorf: cross country trail to Tweng, airfield trail, Taurach trail with possible connection to Mariapfarr
  • Cross country centre Lignitz in Mariapfarr: cross country tails & laser biathlon possibility
  • High alpine trails on the Katschberg & in Obertauern
  • Cross country lessons & equipment rental in the local ski schools

Winter walks & snowshoeing


  • Winter walks: cleared, party floodlit trails in Mauterndorf
  • Sunny slope path on Grosseck-Speiereck – new from winter 2017/18
  • Winter walking maps provided in the hotel
  • Varied snowshoeing trails in the region
  • Guided walks bookable, equipment rental from the local sports shops
  • Toboganning & sledging: toboggan run by Mauterndorf Castle (500 m long, floodlit in the evening, Speiereckhütte toboggan run on the Grosseck (approx. 1 km long), Gamsstadl toboggan run on the Fanningberg (approx. 6.5 km long)

Further activities

Backcountry ski tours, ice skating…

  • Varied backcountry ski routes for all ability levels – the Lungau holiday region is a popular and well-known ski touring area
  • Wednesday: floodlit tour route from the Mauterndorf ski area the Grosseck
  • Please take note of the Salzburg avalanche report
  • Guided ski tours available bookable at the local ski & sports school in resort
  • Hotel’s own curling rink for the traditional sport of Austrian curling
  • Natural ice rink at the Mauterndorf adventure pool
  • Horse-drawn sleigh rides bookable in Mauterndorf
  • Swimming: BadeINSEL Tamsweg with swimming pool, heated relaxation pool, 80 m long water slide, children’s pool…
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