Winter Holiday in Hotel Kristall - Salzburger Land

Sporty or relaxing, experience the freedom of nature! Escape from the hussle and bussle - exciting sport and recreational offers are the attraction in our valley!

In addtion to the classic Winter holiday on the ski runs, there is a whole lot more waiting to be experienced. Dicover the many possibilities that the winter has to offer, and relax after a tasty meal in our cosy Restaurant or spend time in the Wellness area. Hotel Kristall is the most perfect place to start when trying out new exciting activities. 

cross country

Find out about this exciting sport, by trying it out personally, discover our hotel surroundings on small narrow cross country skiis. More than 30 Kilometres of perfectly prepared tracks await you.

Horse sleigh rides

The horse sleigh rides are particulary popular with children. Wrapped up warmly in a wooly blanket, glide through the snowy winter wonderland. A partcularly fascinating experience is the night time sleigh ride, that is offered at the valley end of Hüttschlag. 


Tobogganing is fun for everyone, whether big or small! Chase the snowy downhills courses in the  area, or take a look around and discover the hotel and its surroundings on a toboggan.

Winter hiking

The numerous paths in the surrounding areas lead you to fantastic walks and less extreme hikes. There are also more advanced walks offered in the surrounding mountains where you can experience and enjoy the outdoors, and really get back  in touch with nature.


When in larger groups, then ice curling can be loads of fun. The curling course in Großarl can be used daily, but booking in advance is necessary. The fee for using the course and hiring a curling pin costs € 2,50 per person.

Snow shoe hiking

Snow shoe hiking has become more and more popular over the past years now, and has become a alternative to tour (ski hiking). The Großarl valley offers you the best conditions for this new trendy sport.  The Ellmau valley area is particulary well suited to snow shoe walking.

Ice - skating

In Großarl gibt es einen Kunsteislaufplatz. Dieser ist täglich von 10:00 bis 21:00 and can be used free of charge.

Tour ski (ski hiking)

Großarl is absolute Paradise for ski touring (ski hiking). There are so many different tours to be offered with a variety of difficulty levels right next to the ski runs. A lot of mountain peaks in Ellmau valley are favoured by ski tour hikers for eg, Filzmooshörndl or  Loosbühel


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