Winter Fun off the Piste
Relaxing Winter Holidays in Bramberg for the Whole Family
Wintertime at Smaragd-Hotel Tauernblick in the Salzburg Region is a popular time for nature-lovers to visit Bramberg. You can enjoy a cozy winter holiday off the slopes here as well. The impressive Hohe Tauern National Park Region invites you to have a great time with your loved ones with many activity possibilities. Tobogganing, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, and much more are alternative winter sports that can be reached easily from our 4-star hotel. Warm up after a wonderful winter hike or a romantic sleigh ride at the hotel’s Smaragd-Spa or treat yourself to a refreshing drink at the hotel bar.
Cross-Country Skiing: Classic & Skating
Enjoy cross-country skiing on the unique landscape of glistening snow crystals in the warm sunshine. The nearby trails go from Krimml to Zell am See or to the Achental and are within walking distance from the hotel. A 2 km long lighted trail is also an exclusive night cross-country skiing experience. Our guests love the high-altitude track on the Gerlosplatte at the Zillertal Arena – a tranquil winter panorama awaits you!
- 200 km long Pinzgau Trail (access is about 50m from the hotel)
- Tauern Trail from Krimml to Achental
- 2 km long lighted-trail (Entrance is about 500 m from the hotel)
- Höhen Trail on Gerlosplatte
Tobogganing in Bramberg & Neukirchen
There are 4 different toboggan runs in Neukirchen and in the Smaragd Village of Bramberg in Wildkogel. The toboggan run in Bramberg is the longest toboggan run in the world at an amazing 14 km. An additional 3 family runs guarantee a fun time for young and old. They tracks are lit daily until 10pm. Begin at Wildkogelbahn in Neukirchen or at Smaragdbahn in Bramberg and then enjoy your ride into the valley.
- 3 family runs in Bramberg & Neukirchen
- Open and lit daily until 10pm
- Transport to the start with Wildkogelbahn & Smaragdbahn
Snowshoeing & Hiking in Winter
In winter, explore the snowy woods in the last alpine nature reserve in Europe – Hohe Tauern National Park. Here, snowshoeing is a wonderful experience. At our hotel we offer guided snowshoe tours with professionally trained national park staff including free snowshoe rental. You will be enchanted by the fabulously romantic winter landscape and venture into “the high life”!
- Hike at the last alpine nature reserve in Europe
- Guided snowshoe hikes
- Professionally trained national park rangers
- Free snowshoe rental for hikes
Ice-Skating & Curling
Fun and exercise in the fresh air – visit the illuminated ice-skating rinks at Wildkogel Arena in Neukirchen and Bramberg. Glide across the ice on your skates or try your hand at one of the most traditional sports of the Salzburg region – curling. Get the hang of it and then show your skills – both these sports are certainly a fun time!
- Ca. 500 m away from the hotel
- In Bramberg & Neukirchen
- Lit ice-skating rink
- Skate rental on-site
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides
Puffing horses, splendidly decorated carriages and the crunch of the runners on bright white powder – a romantic winter experience in a magical sleigh ride surrounded by picturesque mountain ranges in the snowy landscape of Bramberg. The idyllic mountain scenery invites you to relax and enjoy the winter holidays!
- Romantic atmosphere & stunning scenery
- Warm blankets on the sleigh ride
- Available upon request in Bramberg & Neukirchen
- We are happy to assist with organization.