Winter Activities in Saalfelden Leogang
Surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery the Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang Region is the ultimate winter sports region. Spend hours exploring the sheer endless pistes in the Skizirkus Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang. Off-piste there is also a whole lot going on: From ice skating on the frozen Ritzensee Lake to sleigh rides and sledging we have it all. How about trying something new and booking up for the ski jumping course? It doesn’t matter if you want an action-packed holiday or mountainous solitude; Leogang is just what you’re looking for.
For more information, please contact the tourist office Leogang
at the telephone number +43 (0)6582 70660
Thanks to a pool of innovative thinkers and a philosophy of sustainable planning, last year the famous Skizirkus Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang came into being. 200 kilometres of excellently prepared pistes provide perfect skiing pleasure. 55 modern lifts and cable cars ensure that skiers get the best out of their day on the slopes. Qualified ski instructors help you to get going on skis or support you in your endeavours to improve your style. Regardless of whether you are a beginner, intermediate, deep snow skier or free-rider, skiing in the Skizirkus Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang is always an unforgettable experience. Many Austrian ski stars appreciate the great facilities and fantastic slopes and use the Skizirkus Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang for training. Among them is World Champion free-styler Stefan Gimpldesignete who uses the slopes to practice his daring jumps.
The 150 metre-long network of cross-country skiing trails is used by professional athletes like Felix Gottwald or Simon Eder for their training sessions as they prepare for coming events. However, you don’t have to be a pro to enjoy the fresh mountain air as you gently glide through the snow-covered winter landscapes. You can also take the opportunity to improve your stamina by skating along the trails in Nordic style. On your winter holiday in Leogang you can do as you please, and there are more than enough alternatives to choose from.
Far from the bustling activity of the Alpine skiing slopes you can explore the winter landscapes from a whole new perspective: Snow-shoe walks are all the rage as they still peoples hunger for peace and tranquillity and mountaineering skiing is skiing in its purest form.
For beginners and intermediates we would recommend one of the tours with our well qualified guides. Not only can they show you the best routes with the loveliest views, they will also give you valuable information about the terrain, skiing techniques and possible danger zones.
Do you fancy trying something completely new? Then why not register for the two-day ski jumping training course in Saalfelden Leogang! You learn the basics of ski jumping and your first jumps are completed using a simulator. Qualified instruction, top quality hire equipment and a DVD of your first attempts is included in the course. The Ski Jumping School in Saalfelden Legoang offers courses in both summer and winter on four ski jumps of between 30 and 85 metres. Special children's courses are also offered.
There are no limits to the fun you can have in the Saalbach Leogang Region in winter, both on and off the pistes. Tobogganing, Nordic skiing, curling, igloo building, skidoo and snow mobile rides are all part of the winter action and no matter what your preferences are you’re sure to find the ideal pastime. Or how about a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride through the magical winter landscape?
In addition to the many beauty spots and activities in the Leogang and Saalfelden Region, a wide range of excursions and trips in the surrounding area are also possible. Why not explore the world of the dinosaurs in the fascinating Triassic Theme Park? Relax while the kids have a good splash around in the Tauern Spa in Kaprun! Stroll through the delightful streets and alleyways of Salzburg’s Old Town or marvel at the beauty and power of Europe’s highest waterfalls. Spend a few wonderful days with your family discovering what the region has to offer and enjoy your well-earned holiday to the full.
To the excursions around Leogang