• Print
  • RSS Skiing Italy

Italian Ski Areas
  • Dolomiti SuperskiOffering 1200 km of slopes and 450 lifts, includes resorts: Cortina d'Ampezzo, Kronplatz, Alta Badia, Val Gardena...
  • Skirama Dolomiti Adamello BrentaOffering 380 km of slopes and 150 lifts, includes resorts: Madonna di Campiglio, Tonale - Ponte di Legno, Paganella, Monte Bondone...
  • "Milky Way" VialatteaOffering 400km of piste, 140 ski slopes, includes resorts: Cesana, Claviere, Sauze d'Oulx, Sestriere...
  • Aosta ValleyOffering 700 km of slopes in 23 resorts, includes resorts:Monterosaski, Breuil-Cervinia, Pila, La Thulie, Courmayeur...
  • AbruzzoOffering 385 km of slopes, includes resorts: Roccaraso, Rivisondoli, Ovindoli, Campo Felice...

Austria KatschbergKatschberg - Austria ski resort information

The Katschberg ski resort is located on the border of the provinces of Kärnten and Salzburg covering two mountains - those of Katschberg (2,020m) and Aineck (2,220m). Katschberg is a well-developed tourist centre, made popular by its 66 kilometeres of excellent and well-maintained ski trails, catering for families is its speciality.

Katschberg town, with its Roman connection, lies on a plateau at an altitude of 1,641m, immediately above the Katschberg tunnel. Accommodation consists mostly of four-star hotels and self catering apartments with ski-in and ski-out convenience, not a usual feature of European resorts. Folklore evenings are popular, and bars and discos offer varied night life.

Katschberg ski area

There are 66 km of ski runs in total with the longest section of eight kilometers running from the top of Aineck Mountain to the village of St Margarethen (Aineck Mountain mostly consists of open snowfields). Skiing is suitable for all ages and levels from beginner to intermediate. There are 16 lifts with a capacity of 2,400 people per hour.

Katschberg's ski season runs from mid-December to a week after Easter, with snow guaranteed thanks to the cutting-edge snowmaking machines.

Adventure for the entire family: night sledding on Katschberg.
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and during high season daily. Down into the valley on a 1,5 km floodlit slope. Stop and sled rental on Gamskogel Hut. The ascent to Gamskogel Hut takes about 40 minutes from Katschberg centre. Katschberg cross country skiing

Ice Skating The ice skating square in the centre of Katschberg
ski resort ensures a variety of events especially for children.

Katschberg Höhenloipe (high cross-country ski run)
Push yourself on altitudes from 1640 to 1800 m. A total of 16km of optimally prepared ski runs with challenging inclines and descents. The route offers wonderful alpine views with the unforgettable panorama alongside the Aineck slopes.

Night skiing on Katschberg, special offer for night owls: Between 7 and 9 pm Katschberg´s Königswiese slopes are full of life. Skiing on flood lit slopes, free of charge (with valid ski pass) and without prior registration. For those that can't get enough during the day!

Katschberg children skiingKatschis Kids World  
- Slopes appropriate for children
- Feel-good lifts
- Funny "Katschis" to ski through
- Warm pavilion
- Ski schools with courses designed for the little ones
- Friendly, helpful ski lift caretakers
- Mini jet (platter lift) and slopes only for children



" ... Fantastic scenery, we had great time and will be back next year ... " Steve P


If you are not sure which ski resort would be suitable for your skiing abilities, age, interests or budget, please get in touch - info@skiingitaly.net

"Just to say we have returned from our awesome trip to Arabba & Malita hotel.
It was fantastic & the hotel exceeded our expectations. Many thanks for all your help."

Nikki M - Durban, South Africa

" It was an absolute pleasure dealing with SkiingItaly.net .
It was our first skiing trip and they made it extremely easy and enjoyable.
I will definitely return to Falcade, a hidden gem. "

Ray H - Enfield, UK

" Thank you for arranging the apartments for us, they were fabulous. 
We had a fantastic week skiing, the snow was great and the holiday was perfected
by arriving to a lovely, clean, comfortable apartment. "

Sue W - Monchengladbach, Germany

" We had a fantastic holiday in Arabba, thank you.
The accommodation was lovely, people friendly, food delicious
and location perfect for climbing the many wonderful Via Ferratas. "

Elisabeth H - Darwen, UK

"We had a great time in Andalo and really liked the apartment
in Residence Meridiana, see you again next season."

Špela N - Vrhnika, Slovenia



Our Favourites
Blog and News