Winter holidays in Schöder near Murau

Once it starts to snow in Schöder and the region of Murau-Murtal the whole countryside turns into a charming winter wonderland.

A multitude of first-class ski areas provide a superior quality of ski pistes as well as a high availability of snow during winter season. Every individual - irrespective of skills - amateurs, professionals, freeriders and snowboarders - will find its personal winter activity paradise!

In addition to skiing the region offers plenty of alternatives to spend your leisure time with: snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ski touring, ice skating, icestock sports, sledging and much more.

Enjoy winter and winter activities


As one of the most popular sports in Austria skiing attracts even more guests from abroad independent of their age and skills. Everybody is welcomed to explore kilometres of pistes in a snowy winter wonderland.

From 800 to 2.400 metres above sea level Schöder and its regions Murau-Murtal, Lungau/Salzburg and ski regions near the boarder of Carinthia provide a variety of attractions on ski.

The holiday flat Klauber is the ideal starting point to ski regions e. g.: Kreischberg, Lachtal, Katschberg, Goßeck-Speiereck, Fanningberg, Turracher Höhe and Obertauern.


A trendy sport - well established since the 1980's - still has not lost its popularity and is very popular with young people.

A hotspot for snowboarders is the Kreischberg
with its wide and long pistes including an area exclusive for snowboarders providing a halfpipe, big air and slope style show-jumping course.

Kreischberg - the world champion region for snowboarders!

Ski touring offside the piste

Plunge in a new dimension of ski touring. The mountain Greim is well known for its unique ski touring routes in the region Murau-Murtal. Aside the many you will explore a breathtaking panorama in a natural mountainside of the Styrian Tauern!

Greim is noted for its south-east slope and its fascinating clear views.

Further areas nearby for ski touring: Frauenalpe, Preber & Zirbenkogel

Cross-country skiing

This sport is the source for your fitness. No other sport strenghtens your muscles, joints and the whole cardiovascular system like this one.

Cross-country ski-tracks:
- Katschbach
- Pöllauer Höhe
- Ranten
- Kreischberg
- Frauenalpe


During the last several years snowshoeing is more and more in vogue for a broad audience.

Routes for snowshoeing in the sourrounding area:
- Krakaudorf-Krakauschatten
- Etrachsee (mountain lake)
- Holzerhütte (cabin)
- Stolzalpe
- Frauenalpe

Sledge & bobsledge

A fun for all family members of every age! The region Murau-Murtal provides you with a selection of tracks to have fun and enjoy your ride on your sledge e. g.: Lachtal offers the possibility for sledging at night on an illuninated track until 10:00 pm.

Another attraction is the "Nocky Flitzer" at the Turracher Höhe and "uphill-sledging" at the Tonner-cabin.

As you can see the region of Schöder offers you a wide range of leisure and sports activities. If you are looking for rest and stress relaxation simply enjoy a long walk in in the snowy and quiet countryside.

Find further information from the tourist organisation Murau as well as Styrian tourist information and Austrian National Tourist Office.

Enjoy your holiday in the “green heart” of Austria!

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