Skiing & cross country skiing in Virgen
The sun is shining, the sky is deep blue and you can swing down the slopes on perfectly groomed slopes or do your rounds on well-groomed cross-country trails. Just a dream? No, Virgen offers a small practice lift for beginners directly in the village, as well as about 25 km of cross-country skiing pleasure on beautifully groomed trails.
For more demanding skiers, the Großglockner Resort Kals-Matrei - with 41.6 kilometers of slopes the largest ski area in East Tyrol - is only 7 km away from Gasthof Rose (about 10 minutes by car). Fun on the slopes at the highest level awaits you. 100% of the area is covered with snow and also three snow-covered valley runs ensure snow reliability until spring. Extensive beginner areas in Kals and also in Matrei promise fantastic conditions for experts and beginners. For variety in skiing fun is provided, because 7 other ski areas in East Tyrol allow a breathtaking view of over 260 three-thousand-meter peaks. In our vicinity you will find: family ski areas Virgen & Prägraten, ski center St. Jakob im Defereggental/Brunnalm, Zettersfeld & Hochstein Lienz, ski center Sillan - Hochpustertal.
Other ways to explore the winter landscape of the Hohe Tauern National Park include long walks, guided snowshoe hikes and ski tours with certified mountain guides or National Park rangers to snow-covered alpine pastures and peaks. Fun for the whole family promises a fast-paced toboggan ride on the illuminated natural toboggan run Würfelehütte in Virgen. In addition to culinary delights and hut fun, the Würfelehütte also offers its own toboggan rental service.