East Tyrol and particularly Lienz have a great deal to offer in the winter as well as in the summer. Look forward to a wonderful holiday surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery, a charming town and a whole wealth of possibilities.
From the highest mountains in Austria and the town with the most hours of sunshine in the country, East Tyrol and particularly Lienz offer many opportunities in the winter. Look forward to a winter with snow surrounded by great ski regions, unique mountain scenery, a charming town and a whole wealth of possibilities.
Surrounded by mountains, in Lienz you can enjoy the privilege of being able to get into the ski lift straight from town and going up to one of the two skiing regions. From the Hotel Holunderhof this even only takes about a minute. There are also numerous other ski regions to enjoy such as the Hochstein, Großglockner and Matrei and the Defereggen and Hochpuster valleys.
Everything you need for skiing – from a beginners course to professional equipment is available directly by the Hotel Holunderhof. With the great location by the valley station of the Zettersfeld lift, journey times could hardly be any shorter.
The childcare at the ski school enables all parents to leave their children in professional care while they can ski to their heart’s content on the pistes! Courses, for example on skiing techniques, are available for all age groups.
You can also use the skiing technique courses to help you prepare for our guest ski race which is held every Friday in which the hotels compete against each other. Ski with your hosts against other hotels – a cup is waiting to be won!
From the Hohe Tauern in the North to the Lienz Dolomites and the Karnische Alps in the south – the East Tyrol holiday region offers a varied mountain landscape which is a dream destination for skiers in the winter. In this southern facing location which enjoys plenty of sunshine you can also enjoy winter fun away from mass tourism.
Bright blue sky, green pine trees, freshly fallen, untrodden snow in which no-one has left their tracks – the unspoilt nature of East Tyrol offers perfect conditions for your skiing tours. More than 2,500 km of untouched landscape and nearly two hundred 3,000 m mountains attract ski enthusiasts from near and far.
The Puster valley and neighbouring valleys are ideal for relaxed ski tours. An insider tip for real enthusiasts is Innervillgraten in the Villgraten valley. Here no ski lift, hotel complex or mass attractions spoil the beauty of the untouched nature.
It doesn’t always have to be skiing: winter holiday makers can also choose from a wide range of alternative activities. Whether you want to glide along on a cross country ski run on the extensive network of trails here or feel like putting on your snow shoes – East Tyrol on the sunny side of the Alps is a beautiful destination for your holiday in the snow which offers many possibilities. One of these is tobogganing, not only nostalgics will enjoy the many tobogganing runs here, in East Tyrol.
Whizz down to the valley on the toboggan run, surrounded by snow covered forests and winter white as far as the eye can see and all topped with the majestic mountain peaks. East Tyrol offers many wonderful toboggan runs in a beautiful snow covered setting for plenty of tobogganing fun. Thanks to its altitude at 1,000 metres there is plenty of snow already at the end of November. Thirty-five runs on the slopes of East Tyrol, some of which are illuminated, offer varied fun and this not only during the day but also until late at night.
Across meadows and forests, over hills and through valleys – the landscape of East Tyrol offers almost unlimited opportunities for enthusiastic cross country skiers whether beginner or pro. Almost 400 kilometres of cross country trails are waiting to be explored!
With its many valleys, East Tyrol offers the dream landscape for winter sports fans. And whilst you glide along and breathe in the crisp, clear winter air, you can enjoy the tranquillity of the nature and discover many lovely spots for a break along the way. There are many skating trails for the sporty as well as trails for classic cross country skiers – some even with two lanes.
The Holunderhof can provide you with many further tips for the best cross country ski trails.
Of the alternative winter sports, snow shoe walking is becoming increasingly popular. Those who want to get away from the hectic of the ski pistes go to the open spaces where there are many trails for snow shoe walkers. Enjoy the tranquillity and quiet of the beautiful winter landscape on the outskirts of the Alps in Lienz. Guided as well as independent tours are possible.
The East Tyrol mountains with their high peaks in the north and the mountain ranges of the Dolomites in the south, are an insider tip for all winter holiday makers who are in search of a special outdoor experience. The many winding valleys in East Tyrol offer plenty of untouched nature and secluded slopes – a further benefit of the region with the most hours of sunshine.
From exploring the ravines and sun-drenched hours spent by or on the water to high mountain tours, everything is possible in East Tyrol. As the town with the most hours of sunshine in Austria, Lienz and East Tyrol offer the perfect conditions for exploring the beautiful nature here. Anyone visiting Lienz for the first time will be surprised: there are two hundred 3,000 m mountains here with spectacular valleys dotted in between as well as lush meadows and charming villages – and, of course, plenty of warming sunshine. Anyone wanting to spend the summer in the mountains has come to the perfect place in Lienz!
Beautiful mountain scenery and many sun-drenched months – with the Alpine republic’s highest mountains and most scenic hiking trails, you have found the perfect spot if you want to spend the summer outdoors in nature.
Lienz is located at the intersection point of three valleys – the Drau, Puster and Isel valleys – imposing mountains ascend in between these all topped with glistening mountain lakes, rustic mountain huts, forests, lush meadows and rugged rock formations. In addition, Lienz is also regarded as Austria’s sunshine town. The Hotel Holunderhof, therefore, offers hikers and mountain climbers the perfect base for a wide range of hikes from easy trails along rivers at a low altitude to hikes to the lakes or mountain huts and high Alpine peaks – it’s up to you!
Look forward to a summer holiday in the mountains! Make a non binding enquiry at the Hotel Holunder and enjoy the highest degree of comfort and many different possibilities in one of Austria’s most beautiful hiking and climbing regions.
In the Lienz basin, directly by the Dolomite town, there is a golf course nestled in the natural landscape which is without an equal: the 27 hole championship course impresses with its exceptional course design, perfect playing conditions and its wonderful harmonious integration into the surrounding nature and mountain region.
Guests of the Hotel Holunder receive a green fee reduction of 20% and also benefit from great packages for golfers. All equipment available to hire at a reasonable cost.
Look forward to this exceptional 27 hole course directly at the foot of the Lienz Dolomites and only a 10 minute car journey away from the hotel. Send a non binding enquiry for a family apartment or room in Lienz and enjoy the perfect golfing holiday!
Did you know that Lienz is the town with the most hours of sunshine in Austria? Regardless of whether cycling, family, racing bike or mountain bike tours – all bike enthusiasts will find something to suit them here. So pack your rucksack, get on your saddle and don’t forget the tyre pump! There’s a lot to explore!
Are you a keen cyclist and would now like to spend a holiday on two wheels? The mountain region around Lienz is the perfect place for many great tours. We at the Holunderhof in Lienz can offer many tips on our holiday region. We look forward to receiving your enquiry!
Winding roads, imposing rock faces, the mountain scenery – the East Tyrolean Alps offer many scenic routes for bikers. There are also many great high altitude routes beyond the Tyrol region – for example the Malta-Hochalmstraße and the Nockalmstraße in adjoining Kärnten. So quicken your pace and leave everyday life far behind!
Look forward to the Glockner high Alpine road, Dolomite passes, the Stallersattel, the Felbertauernstraße, the Pustertaler mountain road and many more winding roads …
Regardless of whether mountain biker, (motor)biker or mountaineer – we welcome you in the Holunderhof directly on the outskirts of the sunshine town of Lienz which offers many opportunities for an active holiday in East Tyrol.
How diverse a summer holiday in the mountains can be can be seen in the wide range of activities possible in Lienz. Whether on a wild river, through ravines and canyons, across land, up in the trees or even further up in the air – look forward to an adventure holiday which you won’t forget for some time!
Whether rafting on the Isel, canyoning, in the high wire garden, riding or other adventures in Lienz – the location of the Hotel Holunder at the valley station of the Zettersfeld mountain lift offers direct access to wonderful nature in the summer.
Look forward to memorable hours surrounded by impressive rock formations, beautiful hidden spots and unique impressions which promise to take you out of yourself!
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Look forward to a holiday in the sun and snow and send a non binding enquiry.
The reception of the 4 star Holunderhof offers excursion tips, sport recommendations as well as the best service!