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Hiking and skiing: Family holiday on the Riesneralm
Family ski resort
Explore unique landscapes
A perfect start to your day
The Styrian village of Donnersbachwald, embedded in the Enns Valley, belongs to the Holiday Region Schladming-Dachstein. Our alpine experience and holiday village is located directly on the Riesneralm, surrounded by majestic peaks and lush alpine meadows.
The children-friendly JUFA Hotel Donnersbachwald*** offers active families and outdoor enthusiasts ideal opportunities. Numerous hiking paths and mountain bike trails, opportunities for rafting, climbing attempts on artificial rocks. In the winter, skiing holidays start straight from the JUFA Hotel, right onto the slopes!
Children can freely let off steam, in the hotel, as well as outdoors! The youngest guests are in good hands in the game room and the pet zoo hut ensures fun with the animals on the daily schedule. Parents can enjoy the sun on the terrace, sitting together for a cosy chat. The terrace is also a great meeting-point in the evening. Enjoy the scenery, the fresh mountain air and the star-studded sky with a glass of wine – a perfect moment!
The Schladming Adventure Waterpark, the Sölktal Nature Park, the Altaussee Salt World or the Planai Adventure Park, are just some of the region´s many rewarding tour destinations. The huge wooden animals of the Wooden Animals Park on the Riesneralm are a true family holiday highlight for the children. The winter sports region´s altitude of 5970 feet above the sea level, also ensures snow until the spring. Ski slopes, which are up to 7 km long and with a difference in altitude of 2950 feet, feature first-class winter outdoor enjoyment – adequate for young and old slope-riders. In particular, the 1st. Austrian children´s ski swing and a five hectare-sized children´s ski resort are part of the very attractive infrastructure of this ski resort.
Tour hikers, cross-country skiers and snow-shoe hikers will also find the ideal conditions here – unforgettable winter days are ensured amidst stunning alpine scenery!
- 49 rooms with SH/WC/TV/Safe
- Free Wi-Fi
- On the slope
- Alpine tavern & sun terrace
- Forest Sauna
- Ski storage room & dry room
- Bicycle Rental
- petting zoo (July-Sep.)
- 2 Seminar-and Workshop rooms
- Disabled access / obstacle-free
- Dogs welcome (May-October)
- Parking on-site free of charge
- Snow-shoes & toboggan rental
- Outdoor Play area
- games room
- Darts, billard & airhockay
- campfire site
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The 4-mountain ski resort is the centre of skiing pleasure: Galsterbergalm, Fageralm, Stoderzinken and Ramsau offer fantastic slopes for every skier and snowboarder.
Downhill runs of skiers you’ve already seen before. You are the ski star at Ski movie! On the permanent race track (number 13) in the Riesneralm ski area, you can have your own downhill run recorded and then downloaded via Smartphone or comfortably from home from the Ski Riesneralm website.
Krispini Tunnel Piste
A constant companion in the Riesneralm children’s ski area is the hearty spirit Krispini with his 16-member family. And if you have just learned to ski, it is particularly good fun to roam through the tunnels on the Krispini tunnel piste.
Experiential education programmes
The JUFA Hotel Donnersbachwald*** is perfect for the accommodation of school classes and the implementation of supervised school programs. Teenagers experience unforgettable school and class trips thanks to the ideal equipment and the highlights of the area:
- All rooms include a shower and WC
- Healthy meals
- Located directly at the Riesneralm hiking and skiing area
- In house parking spaces
Also available at the JUFA Hotel Donnersbachwald***:
- Seminar rooms
- Games room
- Lockable ski and cycle storage
- Heated shoe room
For further information, please contact the JUFA Hotel directly. The team will be happy to provide you with information!
A culinary vacation
What would a family holiday be without being indulged with delicacies? Whether you are a hotel guest or restaurant visitor, the JUFA Hotels offer fresh, regional and varied breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet for you.
We are happy to prepare vegetarian or vegan dishes for you!
Location & getting here
Contact & address
Arriving by car
The JUFA Hotel Donnersbachwald*** is located in the centre of the village of Donnersbachwald. The valley station of the Riesneralm ski area and hiking paradise is only a few minutes’ walk away.
Travelling from the North/South: Travelling from the North/South: Via the A10 Tauern motorway to the Exit Radstadt – Schladming – direction Liezen, just before Stainach (about 1 km) – Irdning turn right – approx. 3 km turn right to Donnersbach – afterwards 11 km straight ahead, over a beautifully built mountain road, there you will find the JUFA hotel.
Travelling from Salzburg – („Deutsches Eck“): A8 direction Munich – border Austria-Germany (Walserberg) – in the city Salzburg take the A 10 Tauern motorway and continue to the exit Radstadt – Schladming – direction Liezen, just before Stainach (about 1 km) – Irdning turn right – after approx. 3 km turn right to Donnersbach – afterwards 11 km straight ahead, over a beautifully built mountain road to Donnersbachwald directly to the JUFA hotel.
Travelling from Germany: Travelling from Germany: A8 direction Salzburg – at the motorway junction Inntal take the A93 towards Innsbruck / Kufstein / Brenner – exit Kufstein Süd – direction Kitzbühel / St. Johann in Tirol / Felbertauern – B173 – B178 – AS St. Johann / Tirol – B161 / Pass-Thurn-Strasse – Kitzbühel – Mittersill – Direction Zell am See – Motorway entrance Bischofshofen – Motorway exit Radstadt – Schladming – direction Liezen, just before Stainach (about 1 km) – turn right at Irdning – after 3 km turn right to Donnersbach – then continue straight ahead for 11 km, on a beautifully built mountain road to Donnersbachwald directly to the JUFA hotel.
Travelling by train
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