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RAURIS, AUSTRIA

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.

Resort Statistics

Rauris ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 7
Intermediates 3
Advanced 1
Snowboarders
Total Runs 11
Good for
  • Families
Resort features Ice Rink Health Spa Bowling Walking Trails Snowshoeing
Resort Statistics
Altitude 950m
Km of Piste 25km
Directions of Slopes N, W
Longest Run 3km
Drag Lifts 5
Ski Lifts 10
Highest Lift 2200m
Uphill Capacity 9500
Chairlifts 1
Gondolas/Cable cars 2

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
  • Paragliding
  • Ice climbing
  • Mountain hut evening with live music

Other amenities:

  • 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.