Winter in Westendorf

Snow guaranteed 

For those who are looking for adventure, sports and recreation, Westendorf offers an unlimited number of opportunities to enjoy the winter.

Westendorf is situated in one of Austria's largest connected skiing area, SKIWELT WILDER KAISER BRIXENTAL Together with skiing area KITZBÜHEL-KIRCHBERG they offer no less than 500 kilometres of slopes and approximately 150 lifts. Both areas have been elected several times as the best ski area in the world.

A variety of fantastic ski slopes of various difficulties offers ambitious skiers, snowboarders, families and beginners the ultimate skiing experience. Perfectly prepared ski slopes guarantee the finest descents. You can relax in one of the cosy mountain huts, and enjoy the beloved traditional dishes, such as the Kaiserschmarr´n, Käsespätzle and Tiroler Gröstl. 

Snowboarders, freestylers and daredevils can let off steam in the ´BOARDERS PLAYGROUND', a fun park with 650 meters of different rails, kickers, boxes and obstacles.

For children, snow is always an adventure and snowy Westendorf is therefore the perfect location, sporting numerous children's ski courses, attentive (Dutch) instructors and wide snow-covered meadows to frolic, build snowmen and have snowball fights.                                                            

The Windau Lodge is the starting point of the cross-country skiing trails around Westendorf . Over 16 kilometres of well-maintained trails lead through a gorgeous winter landscape, across the golf course to the Auner forest and the other way around. Be amazed and enjoy the beautiful views.

The valleys in the area are home to some rare natural landscapes. Here, winter is like a wonderful fairytale. The perfect starting point for a fantastic ski tour.

A hike in the snow-covered winter land, a toboggan ride or a guided snow shoe hike, Westendorf also has plenty to offer away from the ski slopes. The tourist board daily offers guided walks and snow shoe tours for the entire family. If you would like to do something more thrilling, go for a crazy toboggan ride through the beautiful Windau Valley. Romantics can explore the captivating winter landscape with a horse-drawn carriage. And what about an enjoyable torchlight procession with the entire family?

  •  Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Night skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Biathlon
  • Tobogganing
  • Winter hiking
  • Ski tours
  • Snow shoe hiking
  • Ice skating
  • Torchlight procession
  • Horse-drawn carriage/sleigh ride


Summer in Westendorf

Enjoy the mountains 

Adventurers, sports fans and rest seekers, as well as families, will find a wide range of opportunities to discover and enjoy a mountain holiday during the summer. This is the place where you can truly experience summer.

Many set hiking trails through picturesque valleys and pastures make Westendorf and its surroundings a true hiker's paradise. Mountain huts invite you for a break and offer you local delicacies to strengthen you for the rest of the day. All of this is surrounded by the impressive mountain scenery, which offers beautiful panoramic views. You will be guaranteed to find your personal mountain happiness. If you choose not to enter the mountain world on your own, there are possibilities to go on a guided tour with educated and qualified guides. 

Observe marmots, discover nature, jump in the water, stroke animals or climb in tree houses. The diverse set of MOUNTAIN EXPERIENCES the surroundings of Westendorf has to offer make a hike attractive for kids as well. It's possible to experience all this since the ski lifts are opened all summer. 

The mountain bike routes are a great challenge for rather ambitious mountain bikers. One of the hardest international mountain bike marathons is held on these routes. Not only mountain bikers can be satisfied. Also racers, (tour)cyclists and nature lovers will find their unique mountain paradise. Do you consider yourself elderly and do you have trouble riding a regular bike? It's possible to rent a smart e-bike that will take you to the best views without any trouble. 

Right in front of Windau Lodge golf enthusiasts will find the 18-hole Championship golf course KITBÜHELER ALPEN - WESTENDORF. This is the place where golf lovers can indulge themselves. A unique view, untouched nature, fresh air and a wide range of flora and fauna welcome you for a relaxing round of golf on this challenging course. Within a range of 50 km you will find a further 9 appealing and challenging golf courses. As our guest, you will receive a discount on the green fee.

Many festivities are organized in town. Traditional valley parties, live music at the authentic farmers market where you will find Austrian delicacies and traditional craftwork, a weekly kids night, square parties of the local church choir, a Tyrolean night and many more festivities are organized in town. There is not a single moment left for boredom.

- Hiking
- Mountain biking, E-biking and cycling
- Swimming lakes and pools
- Golfing
- Paragliding
- Horse and pony riding
- Geo-coaching
- 3D archery tracks
- Balloon trips
- Mountain playgrounds and discovery parks
- Tennis
- Trampolines