Experience a fantastic winter sports holiday while staying in one of our well-tended apartments or holiday homes in the mountain chalets in the Altenmarkt-Zauchensee area. Altenmarkt and Zauchensee are often referred to as one area, but are actually two separate ski resorts and skiing regions in the heart of the Salzburg Sports World! The idyllic village of Altenmarkt (842 m) is the perfect base for a memorable winter sports holiday. The village has a quieter après-ski scene and a charming historic centre with shops and restaurants. It also has a skating rink, curling club and brand-new wellness centre. The Medieval town of Radstadt (856 m) has everything you could possibly want for a wonderful holiday experience. Here you will find a wide variety of pubs and restaurants, as well as shops, a sports centre and a ski school. The ‘World Cup village’ of Zauchensee (at an altitude of 1,350 m, the highest ski resort in the Salzburg Sports World) is the perfect destination for ski fanatics, thanks to its high location in a picturesque mountain world and close to all the slopes! Rent a holiday home or ski chalet in the centrally located area of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee and enjoy breathtaking scenery and fantastic skiing options!
The newest addition to Altenmarkt (October 2010) is the Therme Amadé, a unique water park with 11 different baths, 7 of which are thermal baths, a wave pool with beach, and a heated saltwater outdoor pool. One of the park highlights is a special ‘loop slide’ with a ‘rocket’ start and free fall! You can also relax in the sauna and wellness area and enjoy five saunas, a Finnish sauna, 'steam grotto’, hammam, salt sauna and sauna bar. How about treating yourself to a relaxing massage? Afterwards, you will return to your holiday home in Altenmarkt or Radstadt feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
Your holiday home or chalet in Radstadt and Altenmarkt gives you access to the Radstadt-Altenmarkt skiing area, located in the heart of the enormous Salzburg Sports World, a network of superbly groomed slopes. From Altenmarkt, you take the Hochbifant-Bahn and, from Radstadt, the Königslehenbahn, to reach the mountain. Radstad-Altenmarkt is a popular family-friendly ski resort, with 20 km of slopes (8 blue and 12 red category), modern lifts and snow canons, and is considered an insider tip thanks to its broad slopes and convenient size. The special children’s slope is extremely popular with families. Also try the Königslehen, a 6 km-long illuminated toboggan run that descends to Radtstadt. Other activities include winter hikes and snowshoe treks, as well as curling, skating, horseback riding and even a romantic horse-sleigh ride! Looking for more of a challenge? Take the free ski shuttle to Zauchensee, Flachau, Reiteralm or Obertauern. The possibilities are endless while staying at a chalet or holiday home in Radstadt and Altenmarkt.
The ski resort of Zauchensee has the highest slopes in the Salzburg Sports World. Here atop the Gamskögel you will find the World Cup Arena, which includes a World Cup slope and a permanent race track. From the west side, you can ski to Flachauwinkle, which connects to the Shuttlemountain Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl.
The Altenmarkt-Zauchensee region is known as a Mecca for cross-country enthusiasts. It even ranks among the top three cross-country areas in Austria and boasts a varied selection of tracks for both beginners and advanced skiers alike. Throughout the Salzburg Sports World, you will find no fewer than 220 km of tracks, 45 km of which are found in the Radstadt-Altenmarkt area and 20 km in Zauchensee. So, cross-country skiers, rent a holiday home or ski chalet in the winter sports region of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee and discover all the possibilities!