Lower Austria: Where to Ski?
Lower Austria's ski resort are situated near from Bratislava. People who love skiing and winter sports may enjoy several ski resorts, 200 kilometers of ski slopes, and about 100 ski tows.
You don't have to travel anyway far to enjoy skiing. Lower Austria features both large and small ski resorts, large cross-country track network, winter funparks, top-quality ski schools, and family mountain cabins.
Thanks to various activities in snow and proximity of Lower Austria the region is very attractive for tourists as well as short-term holidaymakers. Things on offer are of wide diversity, and everyone will enjoy winter here. Lower Austria features 24 ski resorts. Ask about Ostalpen-Card there which gives you interesting sales and offers.
Ski Resorts for Everybody
Resorts in Annaberg and Lackenhof am Ötscher, Mostviertel region focus on little skiers. Family resort in Annaberg starts a new family park and ski-cross compound which opens a new trail. The Vienna Alps is a region great for entire family especially the resorts Familienskiland St. Corona am Wechsel, Puchberg am Schneeberg, and Schischaukel Mönichkirchen-Mariensee. Hochkar in Göstling an der Ybbs, Gemeindealpe Mitterbach, Zauberberg Semmering, and resorts are more sports and adrenaline oriented
Morning Skiing in the Guga Hö Mountains in the Mostviertel Region
If you wake up early, you may experience great moments in the Mostviertel region. The Guga Hö is a name of a morning activity and ski experience. This peculiar name comes from a Mostviertel dialect which means "vigilant". It is truly exclusive ski activty which includes brunch at a mountain cabin. This morning activity happens about 10 times every year.
Paradise in Nature for Cross-Country Skiers
Cross-country skiers may experience exceptional conditions in Lower Austria as well. The entire cross-country track network is up to 800 kilometers long, which is the distance between Bratislava, Slovakia and Bucharest, Romania. This network covers the regions Waldviertel, Mostviertel, and the Vienna Alps. Tracks are superbly maintained and also good for in-line skaters.
Adrenaline for Snowboarders and Freestylers
Snowboarders and freestylers of different skill set can enjoy themselves to the fullest in Lower Austria's funparks and freeride centers . The terrain there is just the perfect one to enjoy some great fun. TOP centers include Funpark Schischaukel Mönichkirchen-Mariensee, Split-Park Semmering, Gemeindealpe Mitterbach, Snowpark Gemeindealpe Mitterbach, Funpark Hochkar, and Freeride Zentrum Ost am Hochkar.
Funparks and freeride centers offer diferent types of rails, steep curves, many obstacles, boxes, and jumps. Many are illuminated along the way and are availeble at day as well as at night.
Thanks to diverse slopes, Lower Austria is the best place in winter to experience sporting activities and relax. Hence, don't wait any longer to go there and enjoy some fun, and sport!
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Photos: (c) Niederösterreich-Werbung / Alexander Kaiser (úvodní), (c) při fotografiích
Edited by : Infoglobe editorial staff
Lower Austria is exceptional for its great infrastructure, amazing services, and nature and mountains where you can make countless trips to. Mountains and forests are great in summer. You can hide hear from the heat and enjoy adventure and fun. We selcted six tips for trips ensuring great experiences typical for the region of Lower Austria.
Spring is best season in the year to set out to Lower Austria and explore its beauties. Hop on your bike and set out by tourist trail to escape winter and taste new wines and the last days of skiing.
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Autumn is traditionally associated with delicious wine and tasty food. Lower Austria celebrates this autumn wine season and opens its doors to visitors from around the world. If you have a taste for a wine trip, we recommend reading the following lines.
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Winter is here again. For some, it is perhaps too cold and harsh, but to me it is the most popular season of the year. Everything is hidden under a fluffy white blanket of snow and acts somewhat calmer, and even cleaner than the rest of the year. It is also a time of winter holidays in the mountains, meeting with friends over a glass of mulled wine or it is a time of a great cabbage soup, which will warm you up in this season.
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The autumn is in its full swing. The weather is beautiful which inspired us to visit Lower Austria, a destination which encourages you to uncover its interesting history. There are some world’s most unique historical sights, Schloss Hof included, we will take a look at it in the following lines
In case you don’t know where to in summer, a great alternative option to spending a vacation on the sea are mountains. You will breathe fresh mountain air, sunbathing on forest meadows and terraces. There are not overcrowded pools, traffic jams or noisy air conditioning. Only beautiful mountains, crystal clear lakes, and cozy huts. Don’t hesitate no more and go with us to a one-day trek, a weekend stay, or entire summer vacation into the mountains of Lower Austria.
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in the outskirts.
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Easy hills great for children but for grown-ups as well. There are ski slopes and tows without long lines. We talk about Lower austria. Mostly, there are blue-difficulty ski slopes and around you can find amusing parks, freeride arenas, evening skiing, and ski slopes suitable for sportsmen. This all is not far away.
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