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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.

Go skiing or snowboarding at the region’s six ski mountains

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:

Kreischberg

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.

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Lachtal

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.

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Ski Grebenzen in St. Lambrecht

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.

Relaxed skiing at Tonnerhütten lift

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

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Turracher Höhe

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 Tockneralm lift in the Krakau region

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!

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Schröder family ski lift – perfect for beginners

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

Mur-Mürz Top Ski Pass

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.

The charming winter sports region of Murau

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?

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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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  • St. Georgen am Kreischberg

Richi's Skischule

The ski school / ski school with outdoor center on the Kreischberg is located directly at the mountain station of the...
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Ski & Sport Krakau

Am Tockneralmlift, dem familienfreundlichen Kleinskigebiet südlich des Tauernhauptkamms findet Begeisterung für den...
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Skischule Grebenzen

The ski school right by the ski area Grebenzen. Skiing and snowboard lessons for groups and individuals.
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Schischule Mayer am Kreischberg

The Kreischberg - Mayer ski school has been on the mountain since 1978 and, in addition to courses for children and...
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Skischule Brunner

We are your ski and snowboard school in the Lachtal for young and old. We look forward to you!
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Sportshop Skirent Lachtal GmbH

WE WILL ENSURE YOUR PERFECT EQUIPMENT!Our team will be happy to advise you which ski model is ideal for you. The...
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  • St. Georgen am Kreischberg

Intersport Rent - Skiverleih am Kreischberg

The rental shop with a shop right on the Kreischberg. Intersport Rent am Kreischberg is your ski rental directly at the...
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Sport Maier Langlauf

Sport Maier in Laßnitz is your contact for all services related to cross-country skiing. Cross-country skiing:...
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Snowboardschule Suli am Kreischberg

The Suli snowboard school is one of the pioneers in the region and is located directly on the Kreischberg, at the...
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  • St. Georgen am Kreischberg

Sport Suli Ski- und Snowboardverleih

Sport Suli offers rental, service and sales of skis and snowboards right in the center of St. Lorenzen am Kreischberg...
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  • St. Lambrecht

Sport Plank

Sport Plank in St. Lambrecht is your contact for all cross-country skiing, skiing and touring skiing services....
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Ski school Pertl

Welcome to Skischule Pertl at Turracher Höhe - fun on the slopes for all ages!
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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.

Ski huts

Winter holidays in the Murau region

Start your ski adventure right from your hotel’s ski cellar and end your day at the hotel’s spa area or a nearby spa. Or how about swapping your skis or snowboard for snowshoes and exploring the enchanting winter landscape? One thing’s for sure: Winter in the Murau region is as varied as they come!