Active Winter Holidays


The first rule of the slopes in Grossarl: you must have fun!

Look, we’ll be honest: we don’t care if you take the cable car up the mountain for a day on the slopes or just take in the beautiful views with a nice drink here on the hotel terrace. The main thing is that you feel right at home with us on your winter holiday in the Alps!

According to the old adage, the journey is more important than the destination itself. But if you choose to end each day's journey at our ski hotel and spa in Grossarl, it might be a sign of how much you love and value this particular destination. And that would be a real honour for us.

Panoramablick über das tief verschneite Großarltal im Winter.
Perfekter Winterurlaub im Großarltal - ein Kind macht einen Schnee-Engel im Tiefschnee.

Endless winter fun

In Grossarl, we know how to survive the winter: with downhill skiing, ski touring, winter hiking or sledging of course!

Have you ever tried snowshoeing? You should absolutely give it a go on your winter holiday in Austria! One of our nice local mountain guides will be happy to show you how it’s done. They’ll give you all the information you need, are totally professional and love giving our guests tricks and tips for a day in the snow. The Nesslerhof ski in ski out hotel in Grossarl is the perfect home-base for every skier, climber and winter sports lover.

And just outside your doorstep, you’ll find a skier’s paradise: the Ski amadé ski resort’s 860km of well-groomed slopes are calling. And just imagine, this incredible ski resort is just steps from our spa hotel in Grossarl. And what could make a winter holiday in the Alps even better, you’re asking yourself? What about a spa and great food? You’ll find all this and so much more at the Nesslerhof.

Junge Dame im Winteroutfit vor der Pistenkarten des Großarltales.

for non-skiers

Wintry fun on the sledging hills or winter hiking trails: in Grossarl, there’s absolutely no room for boredom on winter holidays in the Alps.

Grossarl, Austria, is situated at an altitude of 920m above sea level, making it very attractive for skiers and snowboarders, as well as visitors who want to have fun off the slopes, too. Winter hikes treat you to incredible snowy scenes. Or perhaps you’re looking for more action. A trip to the sledging hill with friends or family is a must for a fun winter holiday in Austria.


Active winter holidays in the Alps: sledging at the Loosbühlalm

Grossarl has so much to offer visitors who want a bit more action in winter but want to see more than just the ski slopes on their winter holiday in Austria. How about an exciting afternoon of sledging? In winter, the Loosbühlalm is open to visitors looking for some snowy fun. After a leisurely stop at a chalet, you can zip down the natural toboggan hill towards the valley.

Winter hiking in Grossarl

A lovely winter holiday in Austria’s beautiful Grossarl Valley also includes activities off the ski slopes. A winter hike gives you the opportunity to experience a softer side of Grossarl. Whether with snowshoes or on foot — the wintry landscape of the Hohe Tauern National Park is a wonderful setting for your outdoor activities in the snow.

Cross-country skiing in Grossarl

The network of cross-country ski trails in Austria’s Grossarl Valley extends over a total of 25km. The views of the surrounding Alps are breath-takingly beautiful. All cross-country trails here feature a classic style. Most of them, however, also feature a skating trail. Cross-country skiers have a great choice of trails here in Grossarl.


Treat yourself to an incredible winter holiday in Austria’s amazing Grossarl Valley! The possibilities for a fun winter holiday are endless when you choose the Nesslerhof ski and spa hotel in Grossarl! Send us your non-binding holiday enquiry today!

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