Skiing at the Dachstein
St. Wolfgang in winter
Lake Wolfgang in winter
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Perfect slopes with a view of Lake Wolfgang

Experience the amazing areas in the region Salzkammergut

Skiing, snowboarding and touring at Lake Wolfgang

"Still and rigid rests the lake" during the cold season. In winter, silence returns at the Lake Wolfgang. And yet: the enchanting region loses nothing of its unique charm. For example, a visit to the Lake Wolfgang advent market - considered the most beautiful advent market in all of Austria - is a highlight at this time of the year. Skiers, snowboarders, ski tourers and snowshoe hikers get their money's worth in the numerous ski areas on and around Lake Wolfgang.

Skifahren am Dachstein
Familien Skitag am Dachstein

Ski area Zwölferhorn - St. Gilgen at Lake Wolfgang

In 2020 the new Zwölferhorn cable car opened, which transports its guests in just under a quarter of an hour to the supposedly most beautiful view of the Salzkammergut. The new gondolas offer plenty of space and comfort, making the Zwölferhorn barrier-free and also accessible to families with children and kids all year round and without complications. Once you reach the top, you will be rewarded with a breathtaking view of Lake Wolfgang. 6 km of ski routes, wonderful deep snow slopes and free ski space allow pure enjoyment of nature in the Zwölferhorn ski area near St. Gilgen at Lake Wolfgang. 

The Postalm Winter park near Strobl on Lake Wolfgang

From the beginner, who is more likely to fall than ski on the slopes, to the expert, who races down the slope in a parallel turn - the Postalm winter park is there for everyone. The cozy ski area on the largest high plateau in Austria offers varied slopes and rustic huts in a wonderful location. Whether alone, as a couple, with the family or in a group: you will be thrilled! Just like your cosy room at hotel Zimmerbräu, where you can relax after an active day!

Langlaufen Postalm

Snowshoe hiking at Lake Wolfgang

The enchanting silence of the untouched winter landscape is probably best enjoyed while snowshoeing. Discover the most beautiful hidden places. And experience a new, slower dimension of time! In St. Wolfgang and the surrounding area there are numerous, beautiful routes and winter hiking trails - sometimes uphill and downhill, sometimes quite leisurely and flat - there is something for everyone. Among the more challenging routes is the one from Tiefbrunnau to the Zwölferhorn. The 4.5-hour and 10.6 km long snowshoe hike will reward you with a magnificent view over the Salzkammergut mountains. Much faster and more comfortable is the Zwölferhorn cable car.

This is what awaits you at Hotel Zimmerbräu

  • We are heartfelt, honest, authentic and always there for some insider tips
  • Our hotel is located in the heart of St. Wolfgang - centrally located in the pedestrian zone of the historic town center
  • Attractive discounts with the Wolfgangsee Card - already valid from one overnight stay
  • All rooms have their own balcony with comfortable chairs & a table
  • Our house tells history - and that since 1514!
  • Your breakfast is prepared daily with fresh, regional products and of course with a lot of love
  • Our own private bathing place at the Lake Wolfgang is only 2 minutes away
  • Free W-LAN in the entire hotel
  • Free outdoor parking or your personal garage space with reservation (for a fee) - you choose!
  • E-bike and bike rental on site - to explore St. Wolfgang & its surroundings
  • Free, lockable bike room for your bike or e-bike
  • We will give our best to make your vacation in the beautiful Salzkammergut something special