Experience the magic of winter in an active region.

Winter sports and much more in the Ybbstal Alps

Skiing and snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and ice skating: The Ybbstal Alps region is a paradise for winter vacationers.

On as well as off-piste, the four towns in the Ybbstal alps – Lackenhof-Gaming, Lunz am See, Göstling an der Ybbs and Hollenstein an der Ybbs – have a lot to offer.




Ötscher and Hochkar, Maiszinken, Forsteralm and Königsberg: these are the ski areas of the region!

Skiing in the Ybbstal Alps

Skiers as well as snowboarders can choose between five different ski resorts located right next to each other.

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Göstling-Hochreit, Lackenhof am Ötscher and Lunz am See are the region's three destinations for cross-country skiing.

Cross-country skiing in the Ybbstal Alps

Cross-country skiing in the Ybbstal Alps region is pure joy. Enjoy slow-paced gliding through snow-covered forests and on sunny (high) plateaus.


Experience the snow-covered winter landscapes in the Ybbstal Alps far from regular slopes. Put your snowshoes on – off to adventures!

Hiking on a thick layer of snow

Snowshoeing is an adventure both day and night, for young and old alike. In Lackenhof am Ötscher and Göstling an der Ybbs, guided tours are offered provided the snow situation is sufficient.


The best tips for winter hiking in the Ybbstal Alps

Hiking in a winter wonderland

In the region of the Ybbstal Alps region, many kilometres of cleared winter hiking paths are waiting for you.


Ice skating is definitely a winter highlight – especially for kids.

Holiday fun on ice

At appropriate temperatures, ice skating is possible in Lunz am See and Göstling an der Ybbs.