Winter in the Villach holiday region
Enjoy and experience a unique winter holiday in the ski resorts of the Villach region
Piste magic is guaranteed by the Gerlitzen Alpe and Dreiländereck ski resorts, which with their snow-assured pistes offer the best conditions for beginners and professionals. Those who are not downhill skiers can enjoy ski touring, cross-country skiing or sledging in the Dobratsch nature reserve. Or you can enjoy the cordiality of the Drau town Villach.
The whole family can enjoy pure skiing fun on Gerlitzen Alpe. The largest ski resort in central Carinthia offers not only wide downhill pistes and one of the best ski schools in the region, but also an abundance of snow: owing to the latest snow cannon techniques, it is possible to ski here, on the south side of the Alps, fro1 December to the beginning of April. It is even more leisurely at the Dreiländereck family ski resort near Arnoldstein, with pistes for beginners and leisurely skiers, rustic chalets and a sledge run eight kilometres long. The Dobratsch nature reserve and the Alpen Arena are recommended for ski tourers and winter hikers.
For those who prefer a more relaxing evening: with the ski pass you can benefit from a 20% price reduction at the Kärnten Therme Warmbad-Villach, the most modern thermal experience world in Austria. In addition, the Villach Advent market with its comprehensive artistic and culinary offers invites you to visit the Drau town.