Skiing in Austria with the kids

Although summer hasn’t even started yet, we’re here to remind you to book your stay for next winter! Austria’s Alps are blessed with a long and lavish snow season. All of Austria’s resorts have top-of-the-range snowmaking facilities, ensuring utter satisfaction on perfectly groomed pistes all throughout the winter season. Here are our favorite properties and areas for skiing in Austria with the kids 

Austria embodies cosiness, comfort and homelyness and ensures safety throughout all villages and slopes. Thus, skiing in Austria with the kids is amazing! Austria’s winter wonderland also offers countless activities off the slopes. From horse-drawn-carriage rides, to tasting hot doughnuts at one of the renowned Christmas markets. Whether you feel like ice-skating or relaxing at a spa: the possibilities really are endless.

We have some gorgeous snowy romantic properties waiting for you, spread over several enchanting areas in Austria. Time to get ready for skiing in Austria with the kids!


Where to stay?

This elegant Alpine charm resort is located in the Katschberghöhe Ski Area. Bring your own skis or simply get them at the in-house ski rental and jump on the (direct accessible) ski slopes! Not in the mood for skiing? Take on the entertainment program or treat yourself to a special mother-daughter spa session. 

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Hotel Eder is located just footsteps away from a ski lift (and a ski school). In the area, there are plenty of adventurous activities, for when your kids finish splashing in the indoor pool and play area. The hotel also boasts a great restaurant. The chef chooses the freshest and finest ingredients to create a delicious after-ski meal.

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This is a hotel of pure chillax for families. While you finish reading your novel on the decks looking out to the mountains, your kids enjoy one of many supervised kid’s activities. From skiing, to farm visits, creative workshops and horse-riding. Haus Hirt offers an oasis of peace for the grown-ups and entertainment for the kids.

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Which areas to visit?

The cities Saalbach, Hinterglemm, Leogang and Fieberbrunn form the gorgeous ski area of Saalbach. With over 270km of slopes, this area is one of the biggest in Austria. State-of-the-art lifts ensure that you reach the tops of the slopes quickly and comfortable, whatever weather it might be. Committed ski schools with special areas for kids, and ski kindergartens will help your kids accomplish their first swings in the snow. Over 60 ski huts in the skiing area will serve you traditional delicasies. Popular food breaks with delicasies such as Kaiserschmarrn will help you recharge your batteries for your next descent.


Zell am See is also a great place to go skiing with your family. The area is to be connected to the Saalbach area within 5 years, but for now consists 77km of slopes. The ski pass of Zell am See is also valid for the connected ski area of Kaprun, where you’ll find another 61km of amazing slopes. There’s an equal division of blue, red and black slopes, thus this area is interesting for all levels of skiers. After a fun day of skiing, enjoy the SnowSpectacle each Wednesday, where ski schools show their coolest jumps and tricks.


SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental is one of the largest and most modern ski areas in the world. More than 284 kilometers of ski runs, accessible via 9 different villages offer a great day of family skiing. Whether beginner or family, skiing just for pleasure or serious and experienced skier, there are slopes for everyone. The area is ideal for daytrips, and several tours have been set out that guarantee a beautiful view and wonderful slopes. Tours from 12 to 30km, with the possibility of sunny terrace breaks when you feel like it. Via the Ki-West lift, skiarea Wilder Kaiser Brixental is connected to the ski area of Kitzbühel & Kirchberg. Hows that for a vacation of skiing in Austria with the kids!