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Ski holidays in Lofer, Austria

With a reputation as being one of Austria’s most family-friendly resorts, Almenwelt Lofer boasts a fantastic atmosphere for travellers who are looking for a relaxing break in the picturesque Stone Mountains of the Pinzgau region in Salzburg.

Set just 20 minutes away from Salzburg’s thriving centre, this ski area offers a wide variety of runs suited to all kinds of abilities. With cheap prices and plenty of things to do, it’s a great destination for both beginners and experts.

Resort Statistics

Skiing in Lofer
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 6
Intermediates 6
Advanced 2
Total Runs 14
Good for
  • Off piste
Resort features Nightclub Bowling Walking Trails
Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude 640m
Highest Lift 1680m
Total Piste 45km
Total Lifts 13
Gondolas/Cable cars 2
Chairlifts 2
Drag Lifts 9

Snow conditions in Lofer

Thanks to Lofer’s location, visitors can look forward to plenty of snow from December to April every year. At an altitude of 640m, tourists can enjoy outstanding views across the Bavaria region while taking on the expertly-maintained 30km of piste throughout the resort. Natural snow can also be augmented on many runs, meaning poor conditions will not affect the full resort during dry spells.

Skiing in Lofer

With runs ranging from 640m to 1,790m in altitude, there are options here for skiers regardless of ability. The 51km of cross country pistes and regular snowboarding events also provide extra options for visitors who want to try something a little different. Freeskiers will feel at home in the Snowpark too, where two slopes have been introduced for visitors looking for some off-piste fun.

A new Magic Carpet conveyor belt will help to introduce young children to the delights of skiing, while a 4km long hiking trail is onsite for those who want to explore the gorgeous surroundings. Many ski schools are also based in the resort, so those new to the activity can develop their skills with help from the experts.

Ski accommodation in Lofer

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Apres ski, restaurants and non-ski activities in Lofer

Lofer boasts a peaceful, welcoming atmosphere that is perfect for skiers and snowboarders wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of larger resorts.

The Kuhbar offers a fantastic place to relax after a day on the slopes and overlooks the magical Stone Mountains. Karussel is another great option, where tourists can take advantage of a lively atmosphere and mingle with other visitors. Salzburg is a short journey away, too, making it possible to incorporate a fun day in the city during your break.

Snow kiting is also available on-site, giving travellers an excellent opportunity to try one of the fastest-growing winter sports in the world.

Transfer time to Lofer

Salzburg is the closest airport to Almenwelt Lofer, but both Innsbruck (1 hour and 40 minutes away) and Munich (2 hours, 10 minutes) can be easily reached .