That’s why Ramsau am Dachstein is the perfect destination for your first winter sports with children!

Ramsau am Dachstein is a quiet and undiscovered ski area in the still undiscovered region of Styria. The ski area has 25 kilometers of pistes and is located on a plateau, which is wonderfully sunny. There are many blue pistes in Ramsau. This makes it ideal for a winter sport with children. Kids will definitely have the time of their lives here. Potash The Ramsaurian, the mascot that you meet everywhere in the ski area, ensures that they will never forget the holiday! In addition, there has recently been an acquisition in Ramsau; Rittisbergbahn.

Ramsau am Dachstein: sun and snow for sure

Sun lovers have come to the right place in Ramsau. The valley is oriented to the south. This means that you can enjoy the sun from early morning until late at night. Although Ramsau is not very high, it is still very snow-sure. The village is located at an altitude of 1,135 meters and is covered with a nice layer of snow almost all winter. In Ramsau am Dachstein you will find many blue pistes, a number of training slopes and two ski schools.

Family fun at Rittisberg. (Photo: | Christine Höflehner)

Ideal for the first winter sports with children

As a family, it is a challenge to choose a suitable ski area. The area should not be too busy. There must be enough blue pistes, an extensive children’s area and preferably also clear. You will find all this in Ramsau am Dachstein. Beginners can ski and snowboard here in peace on the blue slopes. Children start in the children’s area, making it the perfect winter sports destination for the whole family.

Ideal for your first winter sport. (Photo: | Christine Höflehner)

The new Rittisbergbahn lift

Since this winter, winter sports enthusiasts in Ramsau can enjoy Rittisbergbahn. This new ski lift, named TMX 6/10, is an investment of no less than 8 million euros. It is a combination lift to which both gondolas and chairs can be connected. The lift was built in 2022, in honor of the 50th anniversary, and runs both winter and summer. This addition provides more options for skiers, cross-country skiers and hikers.

Don’t feel like hitting the slopes for a day? Even then, you can enjoy the winter in Ramsau. There is a lot to experience in and around the village.

Tobogganing on Rittisberg

Perhaps the best activity to do with the family is an afternoon or evening sledding. In Ramsau am Dachstein there is a total of 3.5 kilometers of toboggan runs. You can go down this toboggan hill with a wooden sled. Fun guaranteed. You can even go tobogganing at Rittisberg. Here you go down in the dark, on the sled. An exciting activity that is fun for young and old.

El Dorado for cross-country skiers

If you say Ramsau, you say cross-country skiing. The region is immensely popular among cross-country skiers, and even national and international athletes come here to train. In Ramsau you can use no less than 220 kilometers of groomed trails. The trails vary in length and degree of difficulty. You can also go to Ramsau am Dachstein as a beginner. You will find no less than three different schools where you can learn this cool sport. If you get hungry along the way, you can go to one of the 59 mountain huts that are scattered in the area!

Do you want to visit Ramsau am Dachstein with your family?

A holiday in Ramsau is fun for the whole family. Beginners, children, active people and people over 50, there is something for everyone in this region. From Utrecht, it is about 1,000 kilometers to Ramsau am Dachstein. But you can also travel there by train or plane Have you become curious? So take a look at the region’s official website or try the area yourself!

Main photo: Photo: | Christine Hoflehner

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