Whether you come for business or Vacation – Villach has many possibilities for our guests in Wintertime, skiing resorts, thermal spas, ice skating or just enjoy the big firework on 31st of December in the Villach city centre…
The most popular skiing resort around Villach is the „Gerlitze“. The ground station of the Cable car is just 3km away from the Waldhof (3 minutes by car). The Gerlitze offers slopes from blue to black for beginners and advanced skiers and snowboarders. An official skiing school and rental equipment is available at the middle station.
Furthermore these skiing areas are reachable by car within 1 hour:
Bad Klein Kirchheim: 34km – 45 Minutes – https://www.badkleinkirchheim.com
Dreiländereck: 31km – 30 Minutes – http://www.3laendereck.at/
Nassfeld: 74km – 1h 11min – http://www.nassfeld.at
Katschberg: 74km – 55 Minutes – http://www.katschi.at/
Turracher Höhe: 58km – 1 Hour – http://www.turracherhoehe.at
Lake Weissensee offers the greatest european natural skating site – nearly each winter the complete lake freezes for some month.
Ice skating is also possible on some small lakes around Villach – please ask our staff for details. If you´re lucky, lake Ossiach also freezes in some winters, but due to global warming this happens only quite rarely these times…
Nordic Ski Center „Villacher Alpenarena“ – Ski Jumping
Therme Villach: this Spa is just 8km away from the Waldhof and offers greating indoor and outdoor pools and activities for the whole family.
At Bad Kleinkirchheim, just 35 minutes from our Waldhof, you can choose between two Thermal Spas – Therme Kathrein and the „Römerbad“