Winter in Kaiserwinkl

A winter holiday in Kaiserwinkl offers something for everyone!

Here in Kaiserwinkl there is an abundance of opportunity for winter pleasures: from tobogganing on natural toboggan runs to ice skating and trend sports like snowtubing & snowbiking, ice curling and snow shoe walking.

Cross-country skiing with access directly at Appartementhaus Planer

244 km of well groomed tracks, 128 km classical and 116 km skating, make up the network in the Kaiserwinkl villages of Kössen, Walchsee, Schwendt and Rettenschöss. A paradise for those who like a challenge as well as for beginners. The Kaiserwinkl region is one of the most popular in Europe!...and cross-country skiing is one of the most popular winter sports in Austria.

Skiing holiday in Kaiserwinkl

Particularly families with children appreciate the convenient, children friendly ski resorts in Kaiserwinkl. But pros are also well catered for on the black pistes. The Hochkössen and Zahmer Kaiser skilifts combine 37 km pistes - 23 km of which are equipped with snow canons.

Ski & snowboard schools

The first snow plough turns, the perfect carving turn or deep snow skiing - just a matter of practice! Ski schools offer courses for all levels. Beginners or intermediate, groups or private tuition!
Children especially enjoy skiing with other children in a group. Skiing is learnt best while having fun!   

The Kaiserwinkl ski bus

Driving in winter can be unpleasant. That's why we offer a ski bus, connecting the Kaiserwinkl villages of Walchsee, Rettenschöss, Schwendt and Kössen with the Hochkössen and Zahmer Kaiser ski resorts.

The best thing is: with the Kaiserwinkl Card the ski bus is free!

Ski resorts

Visit the Hochkössen and Zahmer Kaiser ski resorts in Walchsee/Durchholzen! Thanks to the Regiobus connection you can make use of the 37 km of pistes in both areas. Or choose your favourite resort ...

Hochkössen ski resort

At the Hochkössen ski resort on the 'Unterberg' mountain there are 22 km of dream pistes with artificial snow making machines between 650 and 1750 m. Take the cable car up to this skiing paradise; and down in the valley are the perfect practice slopes for beginners. Advanced skiiers can throw themselves down the "die Schwarze" black run.

Zahmer Kaiser ski resort in Walchsee - your convenient Tirolean family ski resort*

On the north facing slopes of the 'Kaiser' mountain range, this resort is set up to make it easy for families. Away from the stress and hectic pace of every day the snowy winter landscape on skiis with the help of 10 modern ski lifts. There's no getting bored on 15 km of perfectly groomed pistes!