It doesn't matter if you're a beginner, an experienced skier or returning to the sport, if you go skiing in Carinthia you will get your money's worth. The 31 skiing areas in Carinthia and East Tyrol with more than 800 kilometres of well-prepared pistes, which guarantee snow, provide a variety of options. All of this can be accessed with just one ski pass, the 'Top Ski-Pass'.
2. Carinthian Ski schools
33 Carinthian Ski Schools you can find in all skiing areas all over Carinthia. Proficient skiing instructors with a high level of training and with a friendly Carinthian mentality teach beginners the right technique in the snow. With the right technique you decrease the amount of physical effort and also the risk of having an accident so that even beginners are having fun from the first lesson on.
3. Ice-skating on frozen lakes
Some of Carinthia's lake surfaces freeze over in the winter and become open-air ice-skating rinks bustling with ice-skaters and hockey players and ice curlers.
4. Winter wellness at thermal springs and lakes
Visitors can experience some of the most beautiful wellness centres by the Lake Millstätt and Wörthersee, while Bad Kleinkirchheim has something special to offer: two different thermal spas in the village. The Römerbad offers 10 different saunas on three levels and St. Katherein thermal spring offers the largest water area. An insider tip for nature lovers: visit the Maibachl hot spring at Warmbad Villach; it bubbles only after sustained precipitation and after the snow melts.
5. Become acquainted with lively traditions
Throughout Austria's most southern state, there are opportunities to experience the traditional Christmas markets and Advent events at the various lakes, towns and in the mountains.
6. Ski-tour trekking
A new addition to winter in Carinthia is the Nockberge Trail, which connects the five skiing areas of Katschberg, Innerkrems, Turrach, Falkert and Bad Kleinkirchheim/St. Oswald with one another.
7. In the mood for something new? Maybe cross-country skiing?
There are cross-country ski runs distributed throughout Carinthia in all of the valleys and mountain areas that offer ideal conditions for beginners and advanced skiers alike.
8. Romantic chalets and tasting Carinthian Alpe-Adria cuisine
There are numerous chalets posted along the. Many of them indulge their guests with typical local delicacies. Carinthian Alps-Adriatic cuisine blends fresh ingredients from the region and traditional cooking.