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Ski holidays in Obertauern

One of the best snow records in the Alps

The Romans who toiled over this high, wintry mountain pass could scarcely have imagined that one day people would actually come here for pleasure! Obertauern has one of the longest seasons in the Alps: winter lasts until early May. With high-altitude queue-free skiing, traditional Austrian après-ski and ski-in/ski-out hotels, Obertauern is a real treasure in the Salzburg ski region, deservedly gaining in popularity with British guests. With skiing from 1,740m to 2,526m, and 100km of slopes served by 26 lifts, Obertauern has the best guarantee of snow in Salzburgerland. There’s a well-linked circuit, almost entirely above the treeline on both sides of the Tauern pass valley. You can ski back to most hotels. Shrouded by the spectacular peaks of the RadstädterTauern, the ski circus is suitable for all levels and great for mixed ability groups. Après-ski is lively at the many huts dotted around the mountain and even more so at the bottom of the slopes. With the addition of the nearby Mautendorf ski area, a further 50km of piste and 10 more lifts are available to Obertauern lift pass holders, a free 20 minutes ski bus ride connects the two resorts.


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Ski and Snowboard Information

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Ski holidays in Obertauern for Beginners

The nursery slopes and the ski school are conveniently situated directly beside the village. The green circuit with 7 lifts including the main 'Zehnerkar' cable-car gives access to wonderful open slopes to help the beginner and second time skiers' confidence. 

Ski holidays in Obertauern for Intermediates

The red circuit with 9 lifts contains a vast amount of blue and red runs; the higher up you go, the harder the runs get. 

Ski holidays in Obertauern for Advanced skiers

There are numerous off-piste possibilities plus challenging black runs with moguls to satisfy the most demanding skier. 

Snowboarding holidays in Obertauern

Very popular with both beginners and dedicated riders.

Mountain Facts
  • Area 150 km
  • Ski area Obertauern 100 km and Mauterndorf 50 km
  • Resort Altitude1740m
  • Ski Alt. From1740m
  • Ski Alt. To2313m
  • Longest Run2
  • Run Information

    Obertauern Blue 61km, Red 35km, Black 4km
    Mauterndorf Blue 26km, Red 17km, Black 7km

  • Lifts Chairlifts 22 , Cable car 4 , Draglifts 10
  • Lift Ski LockersNo
  • Local Pass Lifts26
  • Whole Area Pass Lifts36
  • Night Skiing IncludedYes
  • Mountain Restaurants16
  • Snow Cannon Coverage86%
  • Night Skiing

    Twice weekly.

  • Nursery SlopesVillage centre
  • Off-piste OptionsNo
  • Slope Direction,N,S
  • Snowpark Info

    1 snow park

  • Walking18
  • Ski/Resort bus

    Free with lift pass

Meet The Pistes

Free ski hosting with your Inghams Rep.

  • from£1179pp
  • 56 rooms

As one of the leading hotels in Obertauern, the small and exclusive Hotel Kohlmayr Royal is conveniently located and offers first class service and comfort.

  • from£979pp
  • 87 rooms

With its large leisure area and excellent reputation for service and cuisine, and superb location in Obertauern - the Hotel Steiner is deservedly popular with Inghams guests.

  • from£699pp
  • 100 rooms

The Marietta enjoys an excellent, sunny location close to the resort centre with doorstep skiing and superb facilities.

Inghams Plus


  • Groups - Up to 1 in 7 go Free 
  • Early Booking Offers at selected hotels
  • Free Child Lift Pass up to 6yrs when 1 adult books the same duration
  • 1 Free Child Skis & Boots when 2 adults pre-book skis & boots (5 Jan - 1 Feb & 9 Mar - 12 Apr)
  • 1 Free Child Ski School when 2 adults pre-book ski school for the same duration (5 Jan - 12 Apr)
  • Meet the Piste Free Ski hosting with your Inghams Rep
  • Inghams Rep based in the resort 

Special Offers

Things To Do

  • Sports centre with indoor tennis and squash
  • Snowshoeing
  • Sleigh rides
  • Tobogganing
  • Excursion to Salzburg
  • Natural ice-skating rink
  • Snow-kiting
  • Snow-biking
  • Bowling
  • Ski and non-ski kindergarten from 3-6yrs available locally
  • Night sking (Free with lift pass)

Ski Extras

Winter 2018/19 Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

Ski Inclusive – Save up to £62 per person

Book our Ski Inclusive bundle and save £s on your lift pass, skis/board and boots. See our Ski Inclusive page for details. 

Ski Saver Packs
6 days area pass, 6 days 'Red' ski hire*, 3 days tuition
Adult £401 L / £413 H 

*  Does not include boots. H (22 Dec - 11 Jan, 02 Feb - 22 Mar, 13 Apr to the end of the season), L (All other dates). All Saver Packs must be pre-booked in the UK and are not bookable locally.

Lift Passes Days Season Adult  Senior 1954
or earlier
Area Pass
Oberauern & Mautendorf
6 L £190 £192 £152 £112
H £223 £212 £168 £112

H (22 Dec - 11 Jan, 02 Feb - 22 Mar, 13 Apr to the end of the season), L (All other dates) 

Equipment (6 days) Description Blue Red Black
Adult Skis  £52 £79 £106
Skis & boots £89 £124 -
Snowboard & boots - £124 -
Helmet £19 - -
Youth 10-14yrs† Skis & boots - £57 -
Snowboard & boots - £57 -
Child 3-9yrs Skis & boots - £37 -
Helmet - £10 -

†Snowboard & boots = 6-14yrs. Please see here for a description of hire categories.

TUITION Days Hours Adult Child (4-12yrs)†
3/6 10am-12pm & 1:30-3:30pm  £188/£229  £185/£226
Snowboard 3 10am-12pm  £168  £168*

*Child snowboard tuition 6years +

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.

Useful Information

Resort Code: ATOT

Languages spoken: German/English

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: EUR

Travel and Transportation

Flights depart Saturday

To Salzburg

From Gatwick



East Midlands

Leeds - Bradford


Transfer 1½ hrs by coach

Flight supplements may apply
Private transfers and Self-drive are available.

Car hire available: Yes

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: Yes

Ski bus info:

Free with lift pass

High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow

One of the longest ski seasons in Austria

Short transfers from Salzburg airport

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