home of snow

Winter holidays in the Grossglockner resort

Those who are looking for snow in Austria will certainly find it in East Tyrol. Towered by the Grossglockner, Austria’s highest mountain, and its little brothers, hidden valleys and marvellous slopes will invite you to do winter sports. Skiing, ski tours, cross-country skiing, snow shoe hiking, horse-drawn sleigh rides … and Hotel Goldried will leave the choice up to you!

Winter in East Tyrol

East Tyrol’s ski region

at the Grossglockner

  • Skiing and snowboarding on perfectly groomed pistes up to the hotel door
  • A stop at the hotel’s own ski hut “Muhbar” in the end
  • Ski bus (free of charge) to the valley station of the cable car
  • The Grossglockner ski resort Kals-Matrei boasts over 44.6 varied piste kilometres of every difficulty
  • With only one ski pass you can enjoy all 7 ski regions in East Tyrol and 2 in Carinthia
  • The ski pass Ski Hit Osttirol makes it possible, ski bus to and from the ski regions included

Learn how to ski

Welcome to Matrei’s ski schools

Are you looking for a ski course for your offspring or for yourself? The ski instructors of the ski schools in Matrei will teach you how to ski in private and group lessons.

  • Every Saturday between 6.30 and 7.30 p.m., the ski school will come to Hotel Goldried. This is your chance to register and ask questions about different courses.
  • Top ski equipment can be rented at the sports shop where you will get 15% discount on skis and snowboards

Active in winter Pure snow

From cross-country skiing to ski tours

But winter in East Tyrol can be so much more!

  • Cross-country skiing
  • Ski tours
  • Snowshoeing
  • Winter hiking
  • Natural toboggan runs