Ski Holidays in Rauris, Austria
Rauris is a picturesque, old goldminers' valley with fresh clean air and crystal clear winters, situated in the Hohe Tauern National Park between the Gastein valley and Zell am See - amongst some of the highest mountains in Austria. A well-kept secret, the pretty alpine village of Rauris is a great destination for beginners, for mixed level groups of skiers and snowboarders and for families.
Snow conditions in Rauris
About 80% of the pistes below 1700m are covered in snow making facilities anything above this level usually has a good covering of snow throughout the season.
Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Rauris
Numerous restaurants offering traditional Austrian specialities, as well as international cuisine. Some to try: · Gusto (once awarded Gault Millau points) · Salzburgerhof s'pfandl · Grimming · Braü · Schüttgut · Sportalm · Andrelwirt
Take in the atmosphere with cosy mountain huts, après ski bars and lively umbrella bars. · Shakesbeer · Nix Los · Bellino · Rauriser Stadl · Platzwirtkeller · Grimming Keller · Sportalm
The destination has pretty gentle terrain and activities away from the slopes such as flood lit tobogganing. The resort has childcare facilities as well as wellness / spa facilities for the adults to relax and rejuvenate.
Other activities include:
- Tobogganing (5km)
- Night tobogganing (2.5km) - Mon & Thurs
- Sleigh rides
- Indoor tennis and squash
- Guided snow shoe walks
- Local style curling
- Excursions to thermal spa in Bad Gastein
- Bowling · 35kms of cleared and marked winter hiking trails
- Horse riding
- Ice climbing
- Mountain hut evening with live music
- Shops and supermarket (open Mon-Fri and Sat. am)
- Souvenir shops · Banks and cashpoint
- Rauris Schnapps distillery and micro-brewery
- Alpine wildlife enclosure.
Transfer time in Rauris
The nearest airport to Rauris is Salzburg which is around a one hours drive or bus journey from resort.