Winter Holidays

Powder Snow & Sunshine


In winter and in spring, the region of Saalfelden-Leogang offers an extensive sport, culture and culinary programme. Here there's always something going on - for example "Tonspur trifft Skispur", White Pearl Mountain Days, Asitz Music Night, numerous sports competitions, eating the traditional lodge food, Kasnockn and so much more...

The sports lovers among you will have fun skiing, free riding, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, snow tubing, ice-skating, curling, riding, doing archery, paragliding, ski touring, winter or snowshoe hiking and much more.

The Biathlon centre in Hochfilzen can be reached by cross-country skiers (or naturally in the car), the Nordic Centre Saalfelden is practically on your doorstep. In Leogang you can comfortably enter the ski circus Saalbach-Hinterglemm.

Tradition lovers can find a large repertoire of possibilities during this time from the “Anklöckeln” to the Krampusläufe (devils races), concerts, Christmas markets and events, traditional festivals, and markets to the traditional events.

On a culinary level, this time of the year in the Pinzgau mountains is also extremely interesting. Various special delicacies and drinks are served during this time - you simply must try them for yourself!

Excursion Destinations

In winter and spring, the region around Saalfelden has various excursion destinations on offer. Whatever the weather, you can spend your holiday enjoying entertainment, adventures and fun. 
Here are a couple of recommendations for excursions in winter:

  • Display Mine, Leogang
  • Therme TauernSpa, Kaprun
  • Zell am See indoor pool
  • Ice skating rinks in Saalfelden and Zell am See
  • Tobogganning in Saalfelden, Maria Alm and Zell am See
  • Christmas Market, Zell am See
  • Various Local history and themed museums
  • Children's Paradise Maisiflitzer, Kaprun
  • National Park Worlds Mittersill
  • Saalachtal Natural Wonders, Lofer/Weißbach
  • Hohenwerfen Castle, Werfen
  • Hallein Salt Mine
  • Christkindl Market, city of Salzburg
  • Domquartier Museum, Salzburg