Filzmoos - for aficionados of all winter sports.
At Filzmoos you will still have a lot of space to ski and there will be sufficient snow. Get up the mountain Großberg with the 4-passenger chairlift or the Papageno cable-car and then ski down all the way into the village right to your doorstep.
Whether you prefer traditional cross-country skiing or skating, whether you prefer skiing on a prepared trail or through untouched snow in a winter forest, whether high up on the mountain or down in the valley; Filzmoos offers fascinating and unforgettable cross-country skiing experiences.
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Hundreds of thousands of winter sports enthusiasts come every year to the winter sports regions in the Alps. They are looking for good skiing on the slopes und cross country trails. For winter sports enthusiasts who are looking for the perfect skiing enjoyment without annoying lift queues, carefully groomed pistes as well as superb deep snow runs, the idyllic setting of Filzmoos can be highly recommended.
Around the scenic and attractively situated ski and „health“ resort of Filzmoos, to which the villages of Neuberg and Hachau belong, there is a multitude of wonderful mountains with well maintained slopes and excellent deep snow runs.
One six-man gondola, 1 four-man chairlift, 1 double-chair lift and 5 drag lifts, which offer a unique circle, transport 12.000 people per hour.
The six-man gondola „Papageno“ on the Roßbrand is one of the most comfortable and most attractive constructions in Austria. On the Roßbrand, Großberg, Mooslehen and Schwaigalm ski slopes snow cannons are installed.
In order that our cross country skiing fans do not miss out, a high level cross country trail has been created (approximately 14 kms long). The Roßbrand cross country track winds its way along the back of the Roßbrand at an altitude of 1.700 mts to the Radstädter Hütte.
Furthermore Filzmoos is included in the lift pass of the "Ski Amade“. The Ski Amadé covers with one ski pass more than 270 cable cars, gondolas and lifts, as well as 870 kms of ski pistes.
In Filzmoos the gondola and lifts, nursery slopes and ski runs, as well as the cross country trails lie practically at the front door of the comfortable hotels, guest houses and pensions. In and around Filzmoos there are slopes for all abilities. For those who would like to go particularly high up, there are numerous ski tour possibilities with worthwhile mountain top destinations.
Guests will find 3 ski schools at Filzmoos, one ski kindergarden, 4 cross country trails in the valley with a length of 20 kms, one high altitude 14 km trail on the Roßbrand, 50 kms of sunny winter walking paths. Furthermore we offer a toboggan run, a floodlight slope, romantic horse drawn sleigh rides as well as a daily programme of events, which range from 5 o´clock Apres ski to local hut evenings and night life in numerous bars.
Apart from the extensive programme of events, the annual International Hot Air Balloon week is a special experience. Every year in January, next year from the 07th to 14th January2006 about 50 hot air balloonists from all around the world meet to take part in a competition. Those who would like to go on a balloon ride can take a trip in a hot air ballon during the winter months.
3.600 guest beds are available in and around Filzmoos. This cosy ski and holiday resort also offers sensible prices for families.
In the interest of our guests, the road leading to the Hofalm is a pedestrian zone during the winter season. However, those who do not wish to walk can be taken by horse drawn sleigh or by one of our local taxis to the Alm.
Filzmoos is well worth a visit at any time of the year, but especially in the winter.
Further information is available at the Tourist Information Office in Filzmoos.
Filzmoos: Mountains - Sports - Nature
Filzmoos is a hidden treasure in the mountains which has largely maintained its charmingly innocent character. The village nestles scenically at the foot of Bischofsmuetze, in a place that has not yet been spoiled by time and people.
Summer enjoyment in Filzmoos
The province of Salzburg
Abundant of flowers, relaxing, sporty, traditional and full of the joys of life, so presents itself the village of Filzmoos.
This idyllic holiday resort, only 70 kms from the festival city of Salzburg, does not lie cut off from the world, but is accessible at any time of the year via modernly constructed roads.
In summer, when the flowers paint their multitude of colours in all their glory in the greenery of the countryside, Filzmoos, situated at the foot of the imposing 2.454 m high Bischofsmütze and the 3.000 m high Dachstein mountains, shows it romantic side.
Along with relaxation in environmentally friendly, peaceful countryside, walking is made easy for everyone. The network of walking paths, approx. 200 kms in total, is not only varied but also well marked.
Particularly popular with guests are the guided walks with written descriptions, produced by the Tourist Board together with the mountain climbing and walking school. Once a week guided mountain tours through the romantic mountain area around Filzmoos are offered.
Also “fly fishers” and hunting fans will find here in clear mountain streams and rich hunting ground, day by day “ripe rewards”.
In the village there are tennis courts, mini golf, riding on “Haflinger horse”, pony riding, buggy rides, paragliding, a colourful programme of events with local village evenings, village festivals, farmers`markets and village music concerts.
Filzmoos is a resort to be particularly recommended for families with children. Meadows, woods, “Alm” huts, mountain streams and lakes offer a large, natural playground in and around Filzmoos.
The comfortably furnished hotels, guest houses, pensions, rooms in private houses, youth hostels and “Alm” huts, altogether 3.600 guest beds of all categories, make it possible for every guest to make an individual holiday according to his own tastes.
Filzmoos has recently become a summer holiday and winter sport resort which is popular with visitors.
The many sunny walking paths in charming mountain countryside and ozone rich, fragrant air allow every guest to soon forget the noisy working days. Nature lovers, those seeking relaxation, walkers, mountain climbers, fishermen or hunters will find everything here which they expect from a relaxing holiday in the mountains.
Excursions to the multitude of places of interest in the area bring an even greater variety to the everyday holiday. On returning to Filzmoos after a day excursion you are greeted in distancy be the contours of the constantly snow tapped Dachstein mountain in the evening dusk. He who once spend his holiday or the weekend in this wonderful countryside always returns.