Away from the hustle and bustle, the ski resorts of the region of Graz offer a relaxed skiing experience. The number of slopes and lifts may not be as high as in other resorts – but the same is true for the ski pass prices!
The ski resorts around Graz offer snow fun in a charming atmosphere and stunning nature. Most locals learned how to ski on the mountains surrounding Graz. Even world-class athletes such as Austrian national team member Conny Hütter or Olympic snowboard medallist Marion Kreiner started their “snow career” at the local ski resorts.
The “ski experts” are located in the west, in the Steirische Rucksackdörfer and Lipizzanerheimat regions.
Ski and the City: You can also go skiing in the immediate surroundings of Graz, for instance at the family ski lift in the centre of St. Radegund or at Wimmer lift in Eggersdorf.
With your skis strapped on, the ski lift takes you effortlessly to the top and you can start carving up the fresh snow. In the west of the Graz region, in the home of the Lippizan horse and Styrian backpack villages, the ski slopes are perfectly prepared. All beginnings are hard, they say, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Depending on your preference, a course in skiing, cross-country skiing or snowboarding is an option. It is definitely worth it and it is a lot of fun!
At the start of the winter season, there are few rules to be observed on the slopes and in the open countryside when ski touring to ensure that fun in the snow does not become dangerous. For a wonderful, carefree time on the slopes.
Ski touring has developed into a real trend sport in recent years. No wonder, because conquering mountains and peaks on tour skis under your own steam has a special charm. You’ll be rewarded with fantastic views, an exhilarating feeling of absolute freedom and wonderful downhill runs, even in powder snow.
There is still a lot to discover and experience in the winter wonderland of the Graz region: Christmas markets in an atmospheric setting, cosy hours in the thermal spa, fast-paced skiing and tobogganing slopes, culinary delicacies that not only warm the heart...