Ski holidays



In Flachau, your skiing holiday starts relaxed, because you can easily reach us via the Tauernautobahn (A10) with its own exit. At the Flachauerhof, you park directly outside the front door, and off you go to the slopes around the corner. Almost within sight of the hotel is the legendary Hermann Maier World Cup. From there you start directly into the Ski Federation Snow Space Salzburg with over 60 slopes for every type of skier! Every year the famous World Cup race with the best runners in the world is held here, too. If you prefer to walk with sturdy shoes, then you should take one of the beautiful winter hiking trails. And if you just want to explore the surroundings around Flachau, get on the ski bus right in front of the hotel and get inspired by the winter wonderland! Even for non-skiers Flachau is a fantastic winter paradise! We at the Hotel Flachauerhof put together a colorful and varied leisure package for you to perfect your skiing holiday in Flachau!

Our inclusive services for your skiing holiday in Flachau

Our centrally located ski hotel is the perfect starting point for a wide range of leisure activities for those who love snow and winter. The ski bus stops right outside and takes you to other ski areas for free. Are you tired of annoying queuing and waiting at the lift ticket counter? Then you have come to the right place with us at the Hotel Flachauerhof! While you pack your bags at home for your skiing holiday in Flachau, your ski pass is already waiting in your room. The latest ski model with a fashionable outfit is waiting for you at the ski rental & sports shop directly at the World Cup to be carried out by you! While your ski equipment is resting after a fantastic day of skiing in our free ski depot directly at the Weltcuppiste, you have earned yourself a little break on the party slope or in one of the many huts. 

Welcome to a true ski and winter paradise

The three ski areas Flachau, Wagrain and St. Johann-Alpendorf, with more than 120 kilometers of slopes, more than 60 slopes and 45 state-of-the-art cable cars are waiting to finally meet you and offer you perfect winter sports conditions. You can choose between over 60 family-run cabins and après-ski locations. In 10 minutes you can reach the ski bus directly in front of our hotel to other top ski resorts of the Ski Complex Ski amadé with more than 760 slopes. With just a single ski pass you can enjoy numerous Snow Space highlights such as free Wi-Fi in the entire ski area or the Space O Rama: fascinating 360-degree panorama of the Snow Space Salzburg – and all within reach! Even if you are an absolute beginner on the slope, in the two ski and snowboard schools, everyone – from beginners to passionate skiers – has learned the right (one-stop) swing!

Numerous activities during your winter holiday in Flachau


Every winter, the Weltcup destination Flachau attracts countless ski enthusiasts and presents limitless fun on the slopes and snow-sure slopes for all skill levels. During your skiing holiday in Flachau, you will find perfectly groomed slopes, state-of-the-art cable cars and exciting ski runs. Here, the hearts of the skiers really beat higher. An absolute highlight is the annual World Cup race with the best skiers of the world. The “Herminator” also made his first turns on Flachau ski slopes!

Ski Cross & Boarding:

Experience one of the largest and best-known snow parks in Europe: the Absolut Park at the Shuttleberg Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl No matter what level – beginner or pro – all freestyle snowboarders as well as freeskiers get their money’s worth! The over 100 obstacles are taken care of daily by a professional crew to create perfect conditions. Absolutely new is the cross-run track with European Cup level! In addition to exceptional sporting events, snowboarders also have the “Burton the Stash” park concept, which above all demands the creativity of the riders.

Cross-country skiing:

Just a few steps away from our ski hotel is the 60-kilometer long Tauernloipe, which connects the 8 most beautiful ski resorts in the Salzburger Sportwelt with a single trail. All in all, more than 220 kilometers of well-groomed trails in Flachau and the surrounding area await you to be explored in classic style or by skating. If you do not have any cross-country skiing experience, you will definitely be in the right track after a trial or multi-day course in one of the professional cross-country skiing schools. The right cross-country equipment can be rented from the Flachau ski rental companies!


Everyone who likes to skate on skids into the valley, is also in the right place in Flachau. Four toboggan runs with varying degrees of difficulty await daring tobogganists who can not be distracted from the trail. For toboggan enthusiasts, there is not only a wonderful panoramic view from above, but many toboggan runs with cozy refuges in the middle of the mountains: toboggan run Brennhütte and Munzenhof, Sattelbauer, Winterbauer and Winklalm.


For those who are looking for an intensive nature experience, we recommend a snowshoe hike far away from cleared winter hiking trails. Who does not want to pull the first track on fresh snow-covered meadows and enjoy the silence and beauty of the Flachau winter landscape? Alone or on a guided tour, snowshoeing in fresh cold winter air is a real highlight. Snowshoeing can be practiced by anyone and provides a real alternative to winter skiing and snowboarding. Incidentally, there are snowshoe hikes in full moon nights for true romantics!


If you really want to get going, you should try a Segway! Steer, accelerate and slow down by shifting your weight – a feeling of weightlessness, levitation and freedom. Due to the extra large wheels with good profile not only the driving experience is unique, there is always a progress through the beautiful Flachau winter landscape, whether if it is storming or snowing! An ultimate nature experience that not only provides a neat adrenalin kick, but is casual and fun at the same time. Anyone can learn to ride a Segway in a few easy steps, and then, either alone or on a guided tour, explore the winter in Flachau almost weightlessly.

Winter hiking:

Fresh cold winter air, sparkling snow crystals, a fantastic mountain scenery and crunching fresh snow under your shoes – a perfect backdrop for a hike in the wonderfully white landscape. For winter hiking, no elaborate equipment is required, good footwear and warm clothing are enough to discover the natural landscape of the Flachautal, which is enveloped in white splendor. However, you should have a little change with you, because along the 40 kilometers of cleared trails, there are many quaint huts, which you should have seen from the inside!


Snowbiking is an exciting combination of biking and skiing and is certainly one of the most unforgettable holiday highlights. It’s a different way to carve, cruise or drift, and it’s relatively easy and fast to learn. A short workshop with a professional trainer is enough to get you down the slope! Snowbiking is not a completely new trend sport, but the technical development of the popular ski bobsleigh, which incidentally was invented in 1949 by Engelbert Brenter. The modern snowbikes of today are characterized by their low weight and the suspension technology and allow a intuitive control of the device for more driving pleasure.


With tires up to 4.8 inches wide and air pressure around 0.5 bar the trendy Fatbikes make biking possible even in winter. Some sports schools offer this trend sport in Flachau. As equipment, you only need athletic clothing and sturdy shoes. Guides provide a special bike experience in the snow and offer guided tours, for example to Sattelbauer, Winterbauer or Schloss Höch.


Curling is one of the oldest and most traditional sports in the Salzburger Land. Curling is a winter sport that combines dexterity and movement in fresh air in a very sociable way. In the “Seestüberl” in Flachau everyone can this winter sport!

Horse-drawn sleigh ride:

Whether romantic for two or with the whole family – sleigh rides through the wintry nature in Flachau is something for everyone! Warmly dressed and wrapped in fluffy blankets, you should not miss out on this unique natural spectacle. Horse-drawn sleigh rides in Flachau can easily be booked through the following contact persons:

  • Scheickgut, family Oberreiter, T: +43 (0) 6457 22 63
  • Sieglhub, family Thurner, T: +43 (0) 6457 2321
  • Wechslerhof, family Goldner, T: +43 (0) 6457 2300

Ski Tour:

Summit victories and downhill runs in wonderfully flaky powder snow – guided ski tours with an experienced guide who knows the local snow, weather and avalanche conditions, ensure unforgettable holiday moments in Flachau. Equipment and guided tours are offered by the ski schools in Flachau.


Telemarking is a downhill ski technique originally based in Norway, where only the tips of the ski boots are fixed by a binding. This original form of skiing offers a skiing experience of a different kind and guarantees all seasoned winter sports enthusiasts an unmistakable driving pleasure. Whether carving or driving in deep snow – everything is possible. Courses and equipment are offered by the ski schools in Flachau.

Lucky Flitzer:

Do you fancy a dose of thrill? Then a ride on the Alpine Coaster Lucky Flitzer is just right for you. The toboggan lift takes you up to the start of this unique Alpine roller coaster. And then? Yes, then you go down on rails into the valley: 1,100 meters, 5 gyros and 2 jumps are in front of you with a fantastic view of the winter landscape of Flachau!


After a day on the slopes you may want to recharge your batteries in our wellness area. After all, muscular rest periods are part of ski holidays. A very simple type of regeneration causes the sauna, because heat relaxes stressed muscles. Treat yourself to a soothing stay in our new, modern and equipped with the finest materials wellness area with Finnish sauna, old wood bio-sauna, brine steam bath, infrared cabin and ice room.

After strenuous winter sports activities in Flachau, a massage works wonders! Leave everything behind and switch off! You will see, after this wellness pleasure, your body recovers in no time at all and is ready for a new day on your skiing holidays in Flachau!


In just five minutes you can reach the adventure spa Amadé in Altenmarkt im Pongau. The varied bathing and sauna landscape is a real treat: whether bathing in the saltwater relaxation pool, or swimming in a wave or sports pool with a jump and a water climbing wall – here every family member really gets the well-deserved extra dose of fun and adventure.

The adventure pool for the whole family especially attracts children with exciting slides: Austria’s only single loop with 8 meters free fall and the largest funnel slide in Western Austria, or an impressive water-climbing wall in the sports pool. The highlights of the spacious sauna area include the different theme saunas, the steam grotto, the hammam made of Sölker marble and the salt room.

Après Ski in Flachau

Flachau offers something for everyone, from the rustic hut to the dance club. Start: usually directly on the slopes in one of the more than 60 family-run ski huts! Stopover: either at the “Hofstadl”, where people dance on tables, or – if you prefer something more dignified – in the “Dampfkessel”. Lap of honor: Musistadl from 21.00 clock with 100 % live music! Finale: late at night a nightcap in the pub, in the alpine noise or in the Irish pub!

And the best for last: the Flachauerhof – fortunately just around the corner and only a few minutes away! Alternatively, there are enough taxis available day and night!