Altitude: 1763 Meters

Turracher Höhe in short

  • High-altitude ski resort
  • Very snow-sure ski area with many mountain restaurants
  • Beautiful hotels and guest houses right on the lake
  • Most accommodation offers doorstep skiing

In the south of Austria, on the border of the provinces of Carinthia and Styria lies the village of Turracherv Höhe. The healthy climate and outstanding natural beauty are the strongest points of this area. The few hotels are appropriately spaced around a beautiful mountain lake. In the village there area two small shops and a tourist office. In Turracher Höhe man feels at one with nature, simply because of the impressive surroundings. The ski area opens up the surrounding hills and offers easy runs, especially suitable for beginners and lovers of relaxed skiing. There are a few bars for après-ski drinks in the hotels.

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Nice and quiet ski resort, beautiful landscape with a lake in the middle surrounded by slopes. Great resort for families and to learn to ski !

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Turracher Höhe

Restaurants 21 Theatre -
Bars & cafes 2 Casino -
Nightclubs & discos 1 Concert hall -
Cinema -  

 Ski school and ski lessons Turracher Höhe

No. of ski schools 3Private ski lessons € 60
No. of ski instructors 30Ski lessons6 Days, 18 Hours, € 180
Area for beginnersSnowboarding lessons6 Days, 18 Hours, € 170
Ski lessons in Cross-country skiingYes, price on request

 Book ski schools in Turracher Höhe online

Kids-Ski-Lessons 3 Offers available
Adult-Ski-Lessons 2 Offers available
Snowboarding-Lessons 1 Offers available
Other-Activities 1 Offers available
Cross-Country-Skiing 1 Offers available

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 Facilities Turracher Höhe

No. of hotels 6 Supermarkets -
Total no. of hotel beds 700 Banks -
Total no. of beds 2500

 Tourist information for Turracher Höhe

Tourismusverein Turracher Höhe
0043 - 04275 - 83920

 Distances from Turracher Höhe

Railway station
Spittal/Millstättersee approx. 51 km
Klagenfurt approx. 62 km by bus
From the motorway:approx. 49 km 50 minuten by car

 Turracher Höhe for families and children

Childcare - Magic carpet -
Playground Ski lift for children
Merry-go-round -

  Leisure & sports activities Turracher Höhe

Public sauna - Footpaths 25 km
Fitness centre - Torchlight descent -
Public solarium - Indoor ice rink -
Massage - Outdoor ice rink
Spa & wellness - Curling
Indoor swimming pool - Snow rafting -
Hot air ballooning - Dog sledding -
Paragliding - Snowmobile tours -
Indoor tennis court - Toboggan run
Squash court -

Ski blog about Turracher Höhe

19 April 2020 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

Going on your first-ever ski holidays this year? Or maybe you’re trying to convince your partner or children to ski, and you want to find the perfect ski resort? For first-time skiers, it’s important to find a ski area that has lots of easy, accessible pistes. It also doesn’t hurt to have a lively village scene and some nice on-piste restaurants, just in case the skiing starts to feel like an insurmountable challenge! Below we’ve picked out 15 great resorts for beginner skiers and snowboarders. ... More ›

5 February 2020 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

Some ski resorts just have an extra lil' something that other ski resorts are missing - Turracher Höhe is a great example. This pioneering ski resort in the Austrian Alps comes with an honest-to-god piste butler. Our Snowplaza reporters have been to check it out - here's everything you need to know!... More ›

1 November 2019 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

Snow cover is one of the most important aspects of a ski holiday. There's nothing worse than arriving at your skiing destination after a long summer and finding the hills still green and covered in flowers! It's a little hard to ski without snow, and since we've all experienced this horrorshow at least once in our lives, we've learned to scope out ski resorts with guaranteed snow at the moment of booking our holidays. If you're planning on going skiing in Austria this year, here are 10 Austrian ... More ›

20 July 2019 by Danielle in 'Ski areas''

Hordes of skiers flock to the best-known resorts in the Alps every year. There's a reason they're so popular, and you know you're guaranteed to get top-notch skiing, après-ski and accommodation. But you also know there's no way on earth you'll have the pistes to yourself. You know you can expect long queues at the lifts, and you know you'll be lucky if you get a spot on the crammed mountain terrace. So, why not try out one of these ski resorts off the beaten path? They may not have hundreds of k... More ›

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Turracher Höhe

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Turracher Höhe

Turracher Höhe
Total slopes 41 (km)
Blue slopes 14 km
Red slopes 24 km
Black slopes 3 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (14 )
Drag lifts 8
Chair lifts 5
Gondola lifts 1
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