Dorferwirt Chalet is your home to near limitless selection of mountains, pistes, glaciers and lakes.

In the summer, take in the breathtaking views as you hike or mountain bike through the alpine meadows and forests. Or, if you prefer water activities, go rafting, water skiing or swimming in one of the many crystal-clear alpine lakes.

When the snow falls, the Alps come alive with a host of winter sports. Ski or snowboard down the powdery slopes, or take a leisurely hike through the snowy landscape. If you’re feeling adventurous, try your hand at cross-country skiing or the incredible 14km tobogganing run of Wildkogel Arena.

No matter what season you visit, there’s something for everyone. So come and experience the beauty and thrill of the mountains with us!

Winter Activities

Ski Fields:

Wildkogel Arena
Tip: Try the 14km nighttime tobogganing run that lasts over half an hour and journeys 1,300m in altitude.

At a glance:

20 lifts set over 75km of pistes

Skiing and Snowboarding: Ideal for beginner and intermediate levels


Cross-Country Skiing

Fun for the whole family: With 85% of runs rated for beginners and intermediate, Wildkogel Arena is the ideal choice for groups of mixed skiers and snowboarders. Wildkogel Arena is situated at an altitude of over 2000m above sea level, which offers breathtaking views of the nearby Hohe Tauern National Park and nearby peaks

Zillertal Arena
Tip: Have it all! Zillertal Arena offers the widest variety of slopes and winter activities.

At a glance:

52 lifts set over 150km of pistes

Skiing and Snowboarding: Wide selection for all levels

Snowtubing and Tobogganing

Cross-Country Skiing

Winter Hiking

Something for everybody: On or off the piste, Zillertal Arena offers plenty for every type of winter adventurer. Skiers and snowboarders will find a diverse mixture of runs at every level, while cross country skiers and hikers can take in the vastness of the area and its scenic spanning views.

KitzSki Area
Tip: Alongside family friendly skiing, KitzSki offers extensive ski areas for experienced and expert skiers as well as the longest ski circuit in the world.

At a glance:

57 lifts set over 188km of pistes

Skiing and Snowboarding: Wide selection for all levels


Cross-Country Skiing

Winter Hiking

Well recommended: Amongst various accolades for safety and quality, the KitzSki area has been rated by as the world’s best ski area. Hiking enthusiasts will enjoy the wide range of groomed and sign-posted trails, that now include the added safety of digital trail guides.

Ranger Guided Tours at Hohe Tauern National Park
Tip: Books out quickly, get in early to avoid disappointment.

Nature enthusiasts can enjoy one of the many guided tours available in Austria’s largest national park.

- Take in the glittering landscape during a snowshoe expedition
- Watch up close as wild animals such as red deer are fed by the park’s gamekeepers - Enjoy the quietness of the forest with a moonlit hike.


Summer Activities

Hohe Tauern National Park Valleys
Tip: Go at your own pace with an e-Bike rental or using the regular bus services.

Enjoy a seemingly limitless hiking area through one of the 13 lush valleys that traverse the mountain ranges of Hohe Tauern National Park.
Bordered by cool mountain rivers that snake through the reserves, find yourself in open areas with peaceful vistas and echoing mountain walls.

Perhaps try the Habachtal trail (also named “Valley of the Emeralds” on account of the gemstones one can find in the area), which commences just walking distance from Dorferwirt Chalet.


Krimml Waterfalls
Tip: Start early and see even more by continuing the hike through to Krimmler Achental.

With a fall of 380m Krimml Waterfalls possess the highest waterfall drop in all of Europe. A sensational, but family-accessible 4km path winds around the waterfalls providing scenic views and refreshing sprays of mist. A curiosity of the falls are scientifically documented positive health effects of the mist.


Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Tip: Spend the day in Großglockner, then after sunset continue to Zell am See’s lakeside promenade.

The Grossglockner High Alpine Road provides direct access to the highest mountain in Austria. Now everyone can enjoy what was once reserved for only the most experienced of hikers. Stretching over 48km the High Alpine Road is dotted with museums, bistros, cafes and stunning panoramic viewing areas. Plan a day of biking, driving or hiking one of the many extraordinary vistas.


Summer Sports Activities

Biking, Mountain Biking and E-Biking tours.

Casually e-bike through the sights or quench your passion for adventure with a mountain biking tour. Biking options have rapidly expanding through the national park.

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High-Ropes Courses

Get an adrenaline rush traversing elevated platforms up to 15m from the forest floor. Also available indoors.

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Hiking the Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail

Experience breathtaking view’s of Austria’s highest mountains over this well tended hiking trail.

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Experienced waterskiers and beginners alike will enjoy waterskiing on the scenic Zell am See.

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White Water Rafting

Experience thrilling white water rafting led by qualified guides using quality equipment.

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Swim, climb, abseil and leap your way through the rocky mountain gorges while guided by qualified canyoning professionals.

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Sky diving

See it all - literally. The ultimate thrill with the ultimate view in this unforgettable experience.

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Gently float above the world below while taking in the gorgeous scenery with a tandem paragliding flight.

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Tauern Thermal Spa

Enjoy rejuvenating thermal spas with a gorgeous panorama mountain view. Tauern Spa offers 12 indoor and outdoor pools and includes a range of wellness offers such as saunas, steam rooms and massage. Children will enjoy a separate kids area that includes a play grotto, climbing walls and even a 127m long tube slide.

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There’s more to discover — contact us for recommendations for equipment rentals, ski schools, guides and more.