Schladming, which nestles between the Schladminger Tauern with the famous Planai and the impressive southern face of the Dachstein, is Austria’s secret skiing metropolis. In winter and summer alike, this vibrant top destination is your guarantee of leisure enjoyment: skiing, cycling, hiking, golf – what more could a heart desire?
The Schladming-Dachstein ski region achieves the balancing act of being challenging enough for World Cup races, yet wonderfully cosy for family holidays too 44 cable cars and chairlifts provide access to a ski region with 123 kilometres of pistes The 4-mountain linked area connects the
Schladming skiing mountains – the Hauser Kaibling, Planai, Hochwurzen
and Reiteralm – without interruption. And if that is not enough for you: Schladming-Dachstein is a member of Ski Amadé, the largest selection of pistes and cross-country skiing trails in Austria, which means you can enjoy getting out and about in five ski regions with just one ski
Whether it’s summer or winter, the natural setting in and around Schladming simply fascinates its visitors. 300 mountain lakes, an infinite number of summits, including the highest in Styria, and the fresh, clear alpine air are your guarantee of relaxation and recreation. While your eyes can never see enough of the Schladming-Dachstein region, the restaurants, inns and alpine chalets offer sumptuous delights. From award-winning cuisine to traditional hearty snacks, everyone will find something that is right for them here.
The 4-mountain linked ski area connects the Hauser Kaibling, Planai, Hochwurzen and Reiteralm.
The highest mountain in Styria at almost 3,000 metres makes the impossible possible: skiing in summer. Fabulous pistes with a breath-taking mountain panorama provide a very different way of cooling down in the hot summer months.
Schladming has achieved international fame in particular as a result of the Ski World Championships in 1982 and 2013, and the Special Olympics world winter games in 1993. World Cup races have been held in Schladming since 1973. What’s more, it was less a figure than Franz Klammer who won the first ever downhill race on the Planai. Today around 50,000 visitors every year make the pilgrimage to Schladming for the legendary “Night Race”, the men’s World Cup slalom.
Schladming is a must for golfers. The 18-hole Dachstein-Tauern course was designed by golf professional Bernhard Langer. Its American look and the numerous water obstacles have earned the course the nickname of “Pebble Beach of the Alps”. Arnold Schwarzenegger is an honorary member of this top Austrian course. And golf fans will find four more golf courses in a fantastic natural setting within a radius of 80 km.
If you enjoy hiking or cycling, you will hardly believe your eyes in the natural paradise that is Schladming- Dachstein: the region offers a phenomenal 1,000 km of hiking trails and 930 km of signposted cycle routes especially for mountain bikes or eBikes. There is a huge variety of active options, from Nordic walking, rafting and canyoning, to archery or paragliding – the
24 hours in a day are simply not enough! What’s more, with the Schladming Dachstein Sommercard you can enjoy more than 100 holiday experiences free of charge.
If you enjoy hiking or cycling, you
will hardly believe your eyes in the
natural paradise that is Schladming-
Dachstein: the region offers
a phenomenal 1,000 km of hiking
trails and 930 km of signposted
cycle routes especially for mountain
bikes or eBikes.
With the Schladming-Dachstein Sommercard
you can enjoy more than 100
holiday experiences free of charge.