Spaß für die ganze Familie ist im Skigebiet Hochficht garantiert.  | © TVB Hochficht, Ablinger M.
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Family skiing

Family holidays in winter

Slope experiences at the skisport resorts

If the winter hearts of all family members are beating in unison and everyone’s eyes are twinkling with excitement, then you’ve arrived at the family ski paradise of From Austria to South Tyrol and Switzerland – the resorts are a mecca for ski joy from October to May. 

Amazing slopes, snowy winter landscapes and cosy huts make skiing an absolute must for every family holiday. To make all the ski fun even more affordable for family members of all ages, there are numerous family discounts for slope-lovers and winter sports enthusiasts. 

You can’t get enough of the skisport slopes and want to spend the entire season on skis? Then the SunnyCard is well worth it! It makes winter days not just incredibly fun but also unforgettable! 

Easy slopes, a sectioned-off practice area and several fun parks will make skiing a truly unique experience for your little ones. Be it at the Sunny Kids Park on the Ötscher, at the Sunny Practice Area in Kössen, at Bruno’s Kids Ski Arena on the Kasberg or on the Junior Jet on the Wurzeralm: Great excitement for little slope bunnies guaranteed! 

In der Skiregion Grossglockner-Heiligenblut beginnen Kinderaugen zu leuchten.
Mit kleinen Hilfsmitteln fällt den Skihaserln das Fahren auf Skiern gleich leichter.
Der Schneespass kommt für die kleinen Gäste nicht zu kurz.  | © Oberoesterreich Tourismus GmbH, David Lugmayr
Für Spaß und Erlebnis ist im Skigebiet Hinterstoder für die kleinen Skihaserl auf jeden Fall gesorgt.
Der Spaß kommt im Kinderland auf keinen Fall zu kurz.
Die Pistenvielfalt in der Skiregion Hochficht mit der ganzen Familie genießen.
Winterspaß für die ganze Familie in der Skiregion Hochficht erleben.
In der Skischule am Hochkar wird den kleinen Skigästen die Technik spielerisch beigebracht.
Skispaß auf höchster Stufe erwartet die Kids in der Skischule. | © Bernhard
Auch die kleinen Gäste haben großen Spaß beim Skifahren auf der Wurzeralm. | © hiwu Hinterramskogler
Im Familienskigebiet Wurzeralm gibt es für Groß und Klein die passenden Pisten.  | © Hinterramskogler
Die blauen Pisten eignen sich perfekt, um den Kids das Skifahren zu lernen.  | © Hinterramskogler
Im SunnyKids Park kommt der Spaß beim Üben nicht zu kurz.

Ski holidays with the whole family

Choose your pick from the following ski resorts:

Beim Freeriden am Grossglockner pure Glücksgefühle erleben.

Grossglockner ski resort

Austria’s tallest mountain up close

If you’re aiming high, Grossglockner ski resort is perfect for you! 

© OÖT Stefan Mayerhofer


Slope fun at the World Cup site

Visit the World Cup site of Hinterstoder and experience next-level ski fun. 

Mit der 10er Gondel auf die Berge von Savognin.

Savognin ski resort

A Swiss Alpine experience par excellence

Endless snow, regional delicacies and Swiss hospitality: All that and more is what you’ll find in Savognin. 

Eine Winterlandschaft wie im Bilderbuch in der Skiregion Kössen.

Kössen ski resort

Tyrolean slope style

Snow as much as you like and an unparalleled mountain feeling – that’s what you’ll experience in Hochkössen. 



Skiing for pleasure-seekers

Perfect for pleasure-loving skiers: Wurzeralm resort. Sun, fun and skiing go hand in hand here! 

Der Kasberg, das Familienjuwel im Almtal.

Winter joys in the Salzkammergut region

Discover the world of Bruno, the Kasbear! Right amidst the Upper Austrian Almtal valley – that’s where you’ll find the Kasberg. 

Feinste Carvingschwünge im Skigebiet Hochficht ins Tal ziehen.

Hochficht ski resort

Welcome to the family ski resort

Families are more than welcome at the ski resort of the tri-border region. 

Am Hochkar einen wunderschönen Blick ins Tal genießen. | © Alex Kaiser

Lower Austria’s highest ski resort

Skiing surrounded by breathtaking nature and stunning scenic views. That’s the Hochkar. 


Magic on the mountain

Experience magical moments amidst the dazzling natural landscape of the Ötscher. 

Val Senales

Val Senales ski resort

On skis at high altitude

Val Senales Glacier – discover South Tyrol’s highest glacier ski resort! 

Ein wunderschönen Sonnenaufgang im Skigebiet Saas-Fee.

Saas-Fe ski resort

Holidays at Saas Valley

In the mood for 18 four-thousand-metre summits and a ski resort in the Swiss mountain and glacier world? Visit Saas Valley! 

Family skiing at the ski resorts

Never-ending slope fun

When snow covers the landscape with a glittery layer of white fluff, it’s time for slope-crazy families to head up the mountain and straight into adventure! That’s winter fun at the ski resorts! Each one of the snow paradises in Austria, Switzerland and South Tyrol has amazing offers for an even more budget-friendly ski experience for families. On the slopes, the mini-skiers can enjoy their time at the Sunny Kids Parks, fun parks and on the snow trails. 

If you or your kids lack the necessary slope skills for the perfect turn, the ski and snowboard instructors of the ski resorts of will be happy to teach you. Private or group lessons, ski sports week for school groups or training centres: The pros will teach you all the ins and outs of skiing! 

Facts about family skiing at the resorts:

  •  8 ski resorts in Austria, 2 in Switzerland and 1 in South Tyrol
  • Sunny Kids Park and sectioned-off practice areas for kids 
  • kids’ lifts and magic carpets 
  • guaranteed snow until spring at many resorts 
  • lessons for little slope bunnies 
  • rustic huts and excellent culinary offers 
  • snow trails and fun parks as far as the eye can see
  • budget-friendly tickets for families 


A family excursion to one of the ski resorts? Yes, please! Alongside the great infrastructure, short distances, convenient ski busses (and thus a car-free holiday), there are also numerous events highlights for families.  

The fun parks, snow trails & Kids Parks of

Fun, fun and even more fun

What makes children jump for joy, even more than action, variety and a certain thrill do? Clearly, it’s the fun parks and snow trails at the ski resorts! Tricky wave tracks, challenging slalom courses, time measurements and first-rate banked turns: Boredom won’t stand a chance! 

Route 99 on the Hochkar, Sunny Kids Parks on the Ötscher, in Hinterstoder or on the Wurzeralm and the fun park on the Kasberg are perfect for speed addicts. On the Hochficht, its mascot Fichtl brightens the mini-skiers’ day.

For a little snack in-between: Outdoor exercise makes you hungry. How great that there are lots of welcoming hosts at the huts serving families all kinds of culinary delights down in the valleys as well as right by the slopes. Heavenly scents mix with exceptional flavours, rounding off every perfect ski day. 

The tickets to slope joy

Skiing at a discount with SunnyCard and Snowman Ticket

Because the feeling of swooshing down the slopes is so incredibly amazing, has a fantastic offer for you. The SunnyCard is a season ticket for families that makes winter sports even more affordable for a family budget. If parents buy a SunnyCard, they can not only experience ski joy all over Austria but also breathe some high-altitude air on the Val Senales Glacier. Children up to 15 years ski for free – all winter long! 

Exploring four federal states of Austria and the biggest glacier resort of South Tyrol on skis. What could be better? Nothing, really! 

Wait a minute! That’s not all. For families who don’t want to spend all season on the slopes, there’s an alternative offer. With the Snowman Ticket, little slope bunnies up to the age of 10 can ski for only a few euros per day. What do you need to do for that? Just purchase an adult day ski pass and you’ll receive the Snowman Ticket for a couple of euros. 

By the way: At Hochficht ski resort, youths up to the age of 19 can ski for the price of a kids’ ticket! 


The season ticket for nine ski resorts

With the SunnyCard, skiing becomes particularly budget-friendly for families. Why? Because if both parents buy a season ticket that is valid not just in Austria but in South Tyrol as well, kids up to the age of 15 can ski for free! 

Top up your lift ticket!

Skiiing and enjoying top discounts

Your ticket to collect credit points and benefit from lots of discounts. Receive a discount for every purchase at our select partners – they’ll be saved directly on the MemberCard. 

5 reasons for a family excursion …

… to one of the ski resorts

Escaping your everyday worries and spending time with your loved ones? That’s an understandable wish! Not having a single care in the world for a day and exploring the beauty of Austria’s ski resorts? Understandable as well. And the ski resorts are perfect for that! Here are five reasons why: 

  1. The eight Austrian ski resorts are particularly family-friendly. Lots of blue and red slopes, including practice areas, make skiing a joyful experience for every slope rookie. 
  2. Numerous mountain summits and dazzling scenic views. 
  3. The ride up the mountain by cable car is already a true highlight. 
  4. The resorts offer plenty of discounts for families. 
  5. The varied list of activities continues off the slopes.