SKIING IN THE WINTER IDYLL OF EAST TYROL From slope to slope and hut to hut

Summit bliss during a ski holiday in Matrei in East Tyrol

Put on some warm clothing and hit the slopes – nothing’s easier than that at AlpenParks Montana Matrei. The family-friendly ski area of Grossglockner Resort Kals and Matrei is only a five-minute walk from your holiday resort. As such, the AlpenParks Montana Matrei is the closest hotel to the gondola valley station.

NEW from winter 2023/24: the longest valley run in East Tyrol

Experience a breathtaking 11 km long descent that leads down from Matrei in East Tyrol. This impressive run starts at an altitude of 2,621 m at the Großglockner Resort, making it the longest valley run you will find in East Tyrol.

Skiing on the Grossglockner

On the mountain it’s all about slope fun and hut magic from morning to night. And no wonder, with 43 kilometres of slopes and 14 modern lift facilities. There are hardly any waiting periods in this huge winter sport paradise uniting three ski areas, but lots of entertainment for all ages, connoisseurs and experts. Immerse yourself in the idyll of glistening treetops and dancing snowflakes, and don’t forget the rest stop every now and then – the Adlerlounge on the Grossglockner rewards winter athletes after arduous activities with a 360° panoramic view. You will realise that you’ve rarely been so close to the summit.

Skifahrer in Matrei in Osttirol

One ski pass, several slopes

Those who want to ski beyond the Grossglockner have a few other ski areas near Matrei in East Tyrol at their disposal: Brunnalm ski area DefreggentalZettersfeld & Hochstein Lienz or Ski Centre Sillian Hochpustertal. There’s a total of 350 kilometres of slopes to tackle. The National Park region Hohe Tauern above 1,000 metres additionally offers snow-reliability until Easter and above-average days of sunshine.

You’d like to explore several slopes? Get yourself the ski pass “SkiHit Osttirol. This is your ticket to seven ski areas in East Tyrol and, additionally, the Mölltal glacier and the Hochgebirgsbahnen Ankogel in Carinthia. Start to wax your skis and practise your finishing crouch because your ski holiday in East Tyrol is all action.


Opening hours of the ski resorts*:
  • Großglockner Resort Kals-Matrei: 08.12.2023 - 07.04.2024 (Kals)
  • Großglockner Resort Kals-Matrei:  08.12.2023 - 01.04.2024 (Matrei)
  • Skizentrum St. Jakob: 08.12.2023 - 07.04.2024
  • Lienzer cable cars  Zettersfeld: 17.12.2022 - 10.04.2023* (currently not updated)
  • Lienzer cable cars Hochstein: 17.12.2022 - 12.03.2023 (currently not updated) 
  • Skizentrum Sillian Hochpustertal: 08.12.2023 - 01.04.2024
  • Obertilliacher cable cars: 17.12.2022 - 10.04.2023 (currently not updated) 
  • Mölltaler Gletscher: Skibetrieb expected from end of sept. / beginning of october 2023
  • Ankogel high alpine cable cars: Ski operation from 23.12.2023

*depending on the snow conditions!

learning from the best
Becoming a pro on your ski holiday

Flat slopes or steep hills – you can find both in Matrei in East Tyrol. The versatility makes the region the perfect place to learn skiing or snowboarding from scratch. Adults or children, we will gladly advise you about ski or snowboarding courses and private instructor lessons, and we cooperate with ski schools such as Skischule Osttirol or Skischule Matrei and ski rentals. Recharge your batteries after sports by relaxing in your holiday residence, the comfortable rooms and studios of AlpenParks Montana Matrei. After all, the next slope is already waiting for you.

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