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Skiing and snowboarding in the Murau region

Authentic and pleasurable: The Murau region is a true gem amid the green heart of Austria. Surrounded by the breathtaking Styrian mountains, the winter sports region offers countless skiing and snowboarding highlights for guests of all ages. With their heart-felt hospitality and great offers, the region’s hosts make skiing and snowboarding in Murau a safe and unforgettable experience.

Freestylers and winter sports acrobats welcome: The ski resort offers plenty of jumps and obstacles at the local funparks. For instance, Snowpark Kreischberg beside the Sunshine lifts and Kreischi drag lift offers great conditions for adrenaline junkies. During the annual FIS Snowboard World Championships, the world’s snowboarding elite flocks to the region.


Swoosh down the slopes: Winter holidays spent at the smaller or larger ski resorts of the Murau region are an unforgettable experience. The Murau region boasts a total of six ski mountains for winter sports enthusiasts, beginners and World Cup champions.

The ski resorts at a glance:


The varied winter sports paradise

Skiing, snowboarding, winter hiking – Turracher Höhe  is one big winter wonderland. Action lovers can show off their skills at Austria’s biggest funpark, while fans of starry skies enjoy night skiing every Wednesday from 20:00 to 21:30 at Übungswiesen lift.


Varied slopes at 2,050 metres above sea level

Wide slopes for all skill levels make Kreischberg  ski resort one of the region’s most popular choices. More accomplished skiers can prove their worth at the resort’s permanent racetrack.


Unique skiing experiences with a high alpine touch

Lachtal ski resort  boasts 35 kilometres of slopes and varied offers for winter sports athletes of all ages.


The No. 1 choice for leisure skiers

Enjoy leisure skiing at its best at Nature Park Zirbitzkogel-Grebenzen. From the summit, you enjoy splendid views of St. Lambrecht’s Abbey.


If you’re looking for snow fun away from the hustle and bustle, we recommend the snow-sure
Tonnerhütten lift.


Skiing at Tockneralm lift  at Krakau mountaineering village is a picturesque and relaxed experience. Also don’t miss the Krakau FIS days with two thrilling women’s slalom races!


Beginners can practice their first turns in the snow at the small and charming drag lift at Schröder ski resort.

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One ski pass, twelve ski resorts – the Mur-Mürz Top Ski Pass is available as a multi-day or season ticket, granting you access to numerous cable cars and kilometres of slopes.

The ski pass includes the following ski resorts: Turracher Höhe, Kreischberg, Grebenzen, Lachtal, Gaal, Obdach, Kleinlobming, Salzstiegl, Präbichl, Brunnalm-Hohe Veitsch, Turnau-Schwabenbergarena and Stuhleck.

Good to know: Holders of a Mur-Mürz Top Ski Pass benefit from great discounts for Therme Aqualux Fohnsdorf spa and Asia Spa Leoben.

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Ski schools and ski rental on site

Stunning ski runs as far as the eye can see: The Murau region boasts skiing fun galore. If you’re a first-timer, the local ski schools offer skiing lessons for children and adults as well as snowboard, freestyle and private lessons. Many of the ski schools even carry the quality seal of Styrian ski schools.

If you don’t own a set of winter sports equipment or would like to test a new product, simply rent a pair of skis or a snowboard from the local rental shops.

Talking about first-timers: Your little ones will surely love the obstacle course, the magic lift and the Alpine coaster. Learning how to ski has never been more fun!

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A break from skiing

Once you have swooshed down several slopes, it’s time to take a break! Simply stop by one of the inviting mountain huts and restaurants in the Murau region and enjoy regional delicacies at a lovely sundeck or in a cosy corner next to the masonry heater.

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Winter holidays in the Murau region

If you’re looking for an alternative to skiing and snowboarding, the holiday region offers plenty of great activities away from the slopes. For instance, how about a day of cross-country skiing, ski touring, snowshoeing, sledging or ice skating? Or how about swooshing down the snow tubing track right beside the mountain station of the Kreischberg 6-seater cable car?