Winter & ski holiday in Forstau

Skiing & snowboarding, cross country skiing, tobogganing… in Ski amadé

A winter and ski holiday full of pleasurable moments awaits you in the small, idyllic resort of Forstau. Here, between Radstadt and Schladming, you can enjoy the peace and quiet, and yet find an ideal base for a variety of leisure activities. Families and gentle skiers value the Fageralm ski area for its wide pistes and short queues at the lifts. If you fancy a change, a number of ski areas in the Ski amadé area are within a few minutes drive – Reiteralm, Planai, Radstadt/Altenmarkt, Flachau… are all included in your multi-day ski pass. Access to the Fageralm ski area is just 300 m away from the Hotel and Gasthof Forstauerwirt and you can ski right back to the front door. Round off your winter holiday in Salzburger Land with a horse-drawn sleigh ride, a toboggan run or a winter walk.

Skiing & snowboarding

  • Family-friendly, stressless skiing in the Fageralm ski area
  • Wide pistes with plenty of space on a sunny plateau
  • Timed racing run & speed runs, Eskimoland, children’s ski routes
  • Seal of approval – Family Ski Area of the Year 2016
  • Cosy ski huts where you can stop for refreshment & recharge your batteries
  • Forstauerwirt is just 300 m away from the valley station of the Forstau lift, ski trail right back to the house, ski bus stop in front of the door
Skiurlaub auf der Reiteralm, Ski amadé
  • Ski Reiteralm: part of the 4 mountain ski circuit including Planai, Hochwurzen, Reiteralm & Hauser Kaibling
  • Wide, long & perfectly prepared pistes plus modern lifts
  • Large Kinderland & winter playground, crosspark Reiteralm, paralle racing fun with special cameras
  • Awarded the international 3x piste seal of approval in gold
  • Cosy ski huts offering local delicacies
  • Free ski bus right from the hotel to the Reiteralm 2 km away & back
Skiurlaub in Radstadt, Ski amadé
  • Family-friendly ski area Radstadt/Altenmarkt with a total of 17 km of pistes for all ability levels & 8 lifts
  • Practice lifts for children & returners
  • Kids' Funpark, Kinderland Fichtelland on the Hochbifang in Altenmarkt
  • Permanent timed racing run
Skiurlaub in Ski amadé
  • Ski amadé – Austria’s largest ski paradise: 1 ski pass (multi-day ticket) for a total of 760 km of pistes & 270 modern lifts
  • Ski regions within the Ski amadé:
    • Salzburger Sportwelt
    • Schladming-Dachstein
    • Gastein
    • Großarltal
    • Hochkönig
  • Ski rental & ski schools in resort

Winter walking & cross country skiing

  • Over 20 km of cleared winter footpaths in Forstau, e.g. along the floodlit winter footpath "Stream Trail" or on the Fageralm (ascent with the chairlift)
  • Guided latern walk with the Tourist Office
  • Cross country skiing in classic style & skating style along a total of 180 km in length in varying levels for all abilities in the Salzburger Sportwelt
  • Tauern Trail50 km long – just 7 km away
  • Highly recommended: High Alpine Trail on the Rossbrand at 1,600 m altitude & with fabulous panoramic view of the surrounding peaks

Horse-drawn sleigh rides & tobogganing

  • Horse-drawn sleigh rides into the Forstau-Winkl-Valley with a refreshment stop at the Winklhütte, book at the Tourist Office or with Herr Tullius (Tel. +43 6454 8348)
  • Königslehen toboggan run in Radstadt – longest, floodlit toboggan run in the Salzburger Sportwelt – 6 km long, ascent on the Königslehen lift, tobaggan rental on site, Tuesdays & Fridays: night tobogganing on the floodlit toboggan run
  • Hochwurzen toboggan run – 7 km long, ascent on the Hochwurzen cable car, night tobogganing possible, toboggan rental on site
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