Lofer / Schneewinkel

Austria

Highlights

  • One of the most snow-assured regions in the Tyrol
  • 2 separate mountains covered on one lift pass
  • Well suited for beginner and intermediate groups
  • Uncrowded slopes with 85% snowmaking coverage
 

Why choose this resort?

Lofer and Schneewinkel offer groups two separate ski areas, offering a combined 200+kms of skiable piste. For groups staying in the pretty border town of Unken, Lofer is the nearest resort and is well suited for beginners and intermediates. For groups staying in Kirchdorf, Oberndorf and Fieberbrunn, the ski area of Schneewinkel offers access to St. Johann, Fieberbrunn and the Steinplatte. Getting from Lofer to Schneewinkel is made easy with an efficient ski shuttle service transporting groups from one resort to another.

On the slopes

Lofer has a long and successful association with school groups and the quaint village centre, with its pedestrianised zone, sits directly at the bottom of the lift. Lofer is well suited to beginners and intermediates offering well-groomed pistes to explore. It is possible to upgrade and ski the Steinplatte for a day, which offers a more challenging selection of blue and red runs. Situated between the Wilder Kaiser Mountains to the north and the Kitzbuhler Alps to the South, the Schneewinkl offers a wide choice of skiing in a number of different resorts set in picturesque surroundings. Locals refer to the area as a “Schneeloch”, due to receiving greater snowfall than the surrounding resorts. Those of you in your group looking for more of a challenge will find a few testing black runs to push you to your limits. Across the two resorts, groups will find modern lifts, north facing slopes and some excellent snowmaking equipment ensuring your students won’t be disappointed on the slopes.
 

Travel details

Calais (Coach) to Lofer / Schneewinkel15 hours 30 mins

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Resort height 781m
Lift range 640-2020m
Number of lifts 63
Size of piste 216km
Beginner 112KM
Intermediate 87KM
Advanced 17KM
Snowmaking 78%

Piste Map

Lofer / Schneewinkel piste map

Hotels

Kirchenwirt

Lofer / Schneewinkel

Thanks to the convenient central setting, school groups staying at the Kirchenwirt hotel will be treated to a quintessential glimpse at life in an Austrian mountain village.

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Hotel Salzburgerhof

Lofer / Schneewinkel

Ski lift within walking distance? Check. Village life just 300 metres away? Check. Ski bus stop right outside hotel? Check, check, check. If you're hoping to take your school party skiing in Austria then the Hotel Salzburgerhof certainly checks all the right boxes so all you have to do is get outdoors and soak up the snow.

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Apres-Ski

Apres-Ski

Thanks to Lofer and Unken’s location just 30kms away from Salzburg, a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage city offers your group a wealth of cultural delights, including cathedrals, castles and Mozart-related exhibits and attractions. Aside from day-trips, the local indoor swimming pool is always a winner and the chance to go ice skating and curling never fails to excite.

Highlights

  • Bowling
  • UNESCO world heritage site
  • Swimming
  • Curling
  • Ski Race
  • Pizza Night
  • Ice Cream

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