© Foto: Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/Moritz Ablinger: Skigebiet Hochficht im Böhmerwald
Skigebiet Hochficht im Böhmerwald

Skiing areas and cross-country skiing trails

Why not spend your winter holidays in Austria? If you’re looking for a very special skiing holiday, you’ll find it in Upper Austria. This region offers a wealth of opportunities to enjoy your winter sport, just the way you’d like – whether you’re a family with beginner skiers, a keen recreational skier, ‘give it your all’ freerider or youngster who loves building snowmen. Enjoy your winter holiday on perfectly groomed pistes, against spectacular natural backdrops or simply at one of the countless rustic huts tucked in the mountains and valleys. Skiing holidays here are straight out of a picture book.

Winter at its best


Winter can be soft and mild – or harsh and fierce. Whatever the conditions, Upper Austria is equipped for real winter fun. Ski areas from Dachstein in the south to Hochficht in the north invite families and beginners, keen recreational skiers and avid freeriders to enjoy action-packed adventures in perfect powder.  

Cross-country skiing in Upper Austria