Frequently asked questions about winter vacation in the Salzburger Sportwelt

Whether skiing, ski tours, tobogganing, carriage rides or hot air ballooning in winter - the Salzburger Sportwelt has the right offer for all adventurers, connoisseurs and athletes!
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The Salzburger Sportwelt comprises the 7 resorts of Flachau, Wagrain-Kleinarl, St. Johann, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben and Filzmoos and forms the winter heart of Ski amadé. With 760 kilometers of slopes, 270 mountain and lift facilities, 25 ski and snowboard schools and over 120 ski huts, this is considered Austria's largest skiing area.
Only 60 km from the Mozart and festival city of Salzburg, a skiing paradise in a class of its own opens up here: with family-friendly slopes, fast-paced World Cup, carving, freestyle and snowboarding trails - all together snow-sure thanks to state-of-the-art snow-making facilities. Each of the 7 resorts is a little vacation paradise in its own right.

In the Salzburger Sportwelt you can enjoy a proud 250 kilometers of slopes, 76 ski huts and 80 restaurants - So, come by and spend your dream vacation in one of the most beautiful vacation regions in Austria!

The "12 Peaks Trophy" is considered the ultimate skiing experience in the heart of the Alps. The spectacular ski challenge leads over 46 kilometers of slopes (on an easy route) through five valleys and over twelve peaks once across the Salzburger Sportwelt and connects the ski resorts of St. Johann, Wagrain-Kleinarl, Flachau, Flachauwinkl and Zauchensee. In addition to descents on brilliantly groomed slopes, the highlights include fantastic summit experiences and gondola rides on state-of-the-art mountain lifts such as the "Panorama Link", from which winter sports enthusiasts can even see the Großglockner. In addition to the "12 Peaks Trophy", the Salzburger Sportwelt also offers a wide range of opportunities and pure downhill fun for the whole family.

In the Salzburger Sportwelt there are numerous possibilities for ski touring. Some of the most popular tour destinations are:

With Skiline you can review your ski day. You will receive your personal altitude chart within a few seconds after entering your ski pass number.

In your personal Skiline, you can see at a glance all the lifts you have used and the altitude meters and downhill kilometers you have covered.

To view your Skiline statistics, go to the official Ski amadé website and click on the "Skiline" link in the top menu bar. There you can then register with your ski pass number and view your statistics. Alternatively, there are also Skiline terminals at selected lift stations in Ski amadé where you can scan your ski pass card and view the statistics.

The prices for a day ski pass in the Salzburger Sportwelt can vary depending on the season, age and location. Here are some examples of prices for the 2023/24 season:

Snow Space Salzburg: adult ticket between € 63,-and € 73,50,-.
Filzmoos: adult ticket between € 60,- and € 64,50
Eben: adult ticket € 51,50

We would like to inform you that we have further developed our ski pass price system for the winter season in a modern, contemporary direction and will make the ski pass prices even more flexible for the benefit of our guests. You get the chance to secure your ski ticket at a discounted price with Ski amadé's new online early booking system.

There are also offer weeks for seniors and families.
Please note that these are only guidelines and actual prices may vary depending on the ski resort and season. It is therefore always advisable to check the current prices on the official website of the Salzburger Sportwelt or to obtain information directly from the lift operators.

For only € 2,50 per ski ticket and day you can book the cancellation guarantee for online ski pass purchases. The purchase price can be refunded up to two days before the ticket is valid without giving any reason..

With the new early booking online system you have the opportunity to get the best price for your ski ticket! The early bird catches the best price!

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The Salzburger Sportwelt regularly raffles free ski tickets for your stay in one of the most beautiful vacation regions in the Salzburger Land!

Please be patient a little longer! Your next chance will come soon!

Move comfortably and conveniently through the Salzburger Sportwelt - sustainably and stress-free!


The Salzburger Sportwelt, known for its picturesque villages such as Flachau, Wagrain, St. Johann, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben and Filzmoos, offers a variety of charming Advent markets that capture the traditional Austrian Christmas spirit. Here are some of the most beautiful Advent markets you can visit:
Light Advent in St. Johann:
The St. Johann Advent market is known for its atmospheric ambience. Here you will find traditional crafts, regional delicacies and a varied supporting program.

Wagrain Advent market:
In Wagrain, you can experience a romantic market that is characterized by its authentic and homely atmosphere. The combination of Advent market and the historic cultural heritage of the village is particularly appealing.

Advent magic in Radstadt:
During Advent, the historic town center of Radstadt is transformed into a winter wonderland with a particularly atmospheric market. A lot of emphasis is placed on tradition and customs here. You can also visit the atmospheric nativity scene trail and take part in the Christmas hike.

Filzmoos Mountain Advent:
Filzmoos offers a rather contemplative Advent market. The village is known for its horse-drawn sleigh rides, which are a magical addition to a visit to the Advent market. A highlight in Filzmoos is the Christmas idyll at the Hofalm.

Advent market in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee:
This market impresses with its cozy atmosphere. In addition to the typical market stalls with regional crafts and products, there is often also a supporting program with music and special events for children. A special highlight is the Bergsee Advent in Zauchensee.

Advent in Eben:
The Advent market in Eben is an insider tip for anyone looking for something original and genuine. Here you can experience the Advent atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle.

Please note that the dates and opening times of the Advent markets may vary and it is advisable to check them before your visit.

The legendary Spring Battle Contest in Absolutpark will take place from March 8 to 15, 2025. At this event, freeski and snowboard pros from all over the world will come together in Absolutpark to celebrate the end of their season with this unique competition.

Cross-country skiing and skating in THE winter sports region in Austria

With 260 kilometers of top-prepared cross-country ski trails, the Salzburger Sportwelt has an outstanding offer for classic cross-country skiers and skaters. Among the highlights are the 60-kilometer-long Tauern cross-country trail and the fantastically sunny high-altitude trail on the Rossbrand. Cross-country schools and "flying coaches" offer support for beginners and technique training for advanced skiers. There are numerous service and rental points throughout the region.

Sledding and tobogganing

in the snow paradise Salzburger Sportwelt in Austria
In the Salzburger Sportwelt, with its 7 resorts Flachau, Wagrain-Kleinarl, St.Johann, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben and Filzmoos there are 17 toboggan runs: Many of them are accessible via gondolas and lifts and can also be used at dusk or at night thanks to lighting.