Internationally renowned for cross-country skiing and biathlon, the region has numerous interesting leisuretime options to offer for the whole family: Experience the winter holiday of a lifetime right here in Pillerseetal Valley!
The Tirolean winter sports region Pillerseetal Valley has focused on the main sports of cross-country skiing and biathlon in particular for several years now. The popular holiday villages Fieberbrunn and Hochfilzen and their surrounding areas offer everything a cross-country skiing enthusiast could wish for. In almost all villages of the region, at least three cross-country trails with varying levels of difficulty are offered. 110 trail kilometres each for classic and skating styles are proof of the fact that this sport is taken very seriously here. Also biathlon is a main focus in terms of the region’s sports offering. Hochfilzen, for example, is the permanent venue for the Biathlon World Cup. Aspiring athletes can compete in the periodically offered biathlon races in the region.
Skiers and snowboard enthusiasts will find whatever their heart desires in the holiday region Pillerseetal Valley. There are three ski regions with a total of 36 lift systems and 110 kilometres of downhill slopes to choose from, most of which can be maintained with artificial snow as needed. The ski regions Fieberbrunn, Steinplatte Waidring, and Buchensteinwand-St.Jakob i.H., St. Ulrich a.P., and Hochfilzen have lots to offer in terms of variety for seasoned athletes and beginners alike, including fun-filled family slopes and deep snow skiing options. In Buchentstein, special highlights include the Bobo Children’s Park and a permanent downhill race slope. If you prefer reaching the far-away peaks under your own steam, the Pillerseetal Valley region offers plenty of touring peaks with gratifying panoramic views for serious alpinists. The Loferer and Leoganger Rock Mountains, another world-renowned ski region, can be found close-by.
Winter fun away from the trails and slopes
Curling is another sport with a long tradition in Pillerseetal Valley. Take some time out to try it for yourself, or simply watch some of the locals at it - you will learn much about the character and dialect of the locals! And if you still can’t get enough, you might sample one or more of the four toboggan runs, the tubing run, or the ‘Zipflbob’ run in the region. Hiking enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities in the Pillerseetal Valley region in summer and winter. More than 100 kilometres of maintained and cleared winter hiking trails invite visitors to explore the region at their leisure. The Fun Connection high-wire park is open year-round, and offers action-packed climbs more than 13 metres above the ground - not for the faint-hearted!