Winter holidays in Matrei in Osttirol

A region of contrasts

Winter in Matrei in Osttirol is not only characterised by its wealth of different outdoor activities, but also by its opportunities to bring body and mind to rest and relaxation.

The skiing area Großglockner Resort Kals-Matrei with its 43 kilometres of slopes ensures pure skiing pleasure at the highest level for beginners and advanced skiers.


The Nationalpark Hohe Tauern Osttirol also offers a wide range of incomparable ski tours. Marching in glorious sunshine in the grainy snow through the winter forest with a constant view of the snow-covered mountain peaks - ski tours are an absolute must for alpine fans!


Cross-country skiers can enjoy four superbly groomed trails near the Matreier Tauernhaus. In addition, the cross-country trail "Dorfloipe Matrei in Osttirol", which was launched in 2020, also adds to the cross-country skiing pleasure. Winter hiking and Snowshoe hiking also plays a special role in the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern Osttirol. Enjoy silence, deceleration and solitude in our intact natural landscape on your feet or on snowshoes. If you wish, the national park rangers will be happy to accompany you on your tour. TIP: The Winter hiking trail Hinteraue


Near the Matreier Tauernhaus you will also find the so-called Eispark Osttirol. Here, beginners as well as advanced climbers can enjoy ice climbing in a fantastic winter scenery. If you are practicing this winter sport for the first time, the ice guides will be honoured to help you on your first steps.


Or are you more in the mood for a romantic trip on horseback? Then you would be well advised to take a horse-drawn carriage ride through Matrei in Osttirol.

Matrei in Osttirol also offers a variety of other family-friendly activities such as ice skating or curling. In the neighbouring village Virgen there is also a natural toboggan run, which is illuminated at night and offers a beautiful view of the valley Virgental.


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