Feel like forging your own path?
Leave your footprints in pristine snow
Beyond the beaten path
Do you feel like forging your own path? Go ahead and strap on some snowshoes, available for rent at JUFA Hotels, and step off the beaten winter trails to become part of the snowy landscape, exploring places otherwise unreachable by foot.
Whether you prefer going solo and following your heart or enjoying the joyful laughter of family and friends, the choice is all yours. JUFA Hotels can accommodate the whole family, your entire circle of friends, or even your alpine club outing.
Many of our JUFA Hotels are located off the beaten path, making them the perfect basecamp for your snowshoeing adventures: from majestic peaks to romantic snow-covered forests, there’s something for everyone.
With the JUFA Hotels snowshoe getaway, you’re geared up for any adventure. Each package comes with a thermos, and our signature JUFA Hotels snack box – just fill it up each morning at the breakfast buffet with your favorite snacks to keep your energy high. Don’t have snowshoes? We’ve got you covered – rent snowshoes and poles right from the front desk!
Kickstart your day with a hearty breakfast buffet and recharge after your trek in our sauna areas. Spacious lounge areas offer plenty of room for groups to unwind and relax.
Embark on a near-meditative winter experience and blaze your very own snowshoe trail.
Explore our snowshoeing regions
Snowshoeing in the
Explore the snowy Hochsteiermark region with snowshoes and discover Peter Rosegger’s home or the nature park Mürzer Oberland with alpine plateaus. All alone or in a group, beginner or advanced – you can choose your favorite route from numerous tours and make your winter heart happy. Guided snowshoe tours with insider tips from locals are also on the program here.
Start the winter season with snowshoes, this is possible on the Veitsch, near the ski area of the Brunnalm. For all those who like to be out in the fresh air in winter and those who want to be active in sports, tours on the Veitsch are the ideal option. Whether alone or guided tours, few or many kilometers, forest road or deep snow – it can be started directly in the village center Veitsch.
Even in the winter months, the Eisenerz region can be explored by foot, and all you have to do is to strap on your snowshoes and explore snowy places. The snowshoe trail Erzwanderweg is even accessible by public transport and therefore the ideal route for the whole family. Due to the snow-sure location, there are numerous tour spots from the valley floor up to the Plöschkogel.
Snowshoeing in the
Near Maria Lankowitz, snowshoe tours can be made on the Gaberl along leisurely inclines. Beginner or professional – there are tours for everyone on the Gaberl in numerous degress of difficulty, whether it’s a leisurely round tour to get started or challenging trails through dense forests.
Snowshoeing at the
The Mariazellerland offers snowshoe hikers countless opportunities to climb the next mountain and even catch a view over 3 lakes. Those who prefer to walk along slopes will find the perfect snowshoe route to the Gemeindealpe, where a dreamlike panorama awaits. There are different routes from the valley to the 1,626 meter peak.
All sports enthusiasts on vacation get their money’s worth in southern Styria with snowshoe hiking. Due to the flat terrain and the routes along forest paths, the tours are especially suitable for families. At the end of the tour, you will be rewarded with a wonderful view of the surrounding hill country – the Schilcherland – on the mountain tops.
Snowshoeing in Ausseerland –
Snowshoeing in Ausseerland offers the ideal opportunity to switch off and recharge your batteries in the middle of snowy nature. Whether beginner or professional, there are tours for everyone in the Salzkammergut – in the valley, at the lake or high up on the mountain. Snowshoe tours of varying degrees of difficulty at Lake Altaussee, Lake Toplitz, to Blaa-Alm or high up on Tauplitz or Loser.
With snowshoes, hiking is made easy even in winter. At the JUFA Hotel Schloss Röthelstein/Admont*** snowshoes can be rented at the reception and the next tour can be started directly in front of the hotel door. In the Gesäuse, this means that even non-skiers can enjoy their winter adventure on a snowshoe hike, regardless of whether it’s powder snow or hard slush.
Extensive snowshoe hikes with rustic refreshment stops as well as winter views of the Riesneralm or the surrounding mountains in the Donnersbachwald region are classic spots in winter. In addition to skiing, snowshoeing is on the rise and tours of varying experience levels such as to the Hintere Mörsbachalm, the Micherlirlingalm or the Karlspitze are just a few tips for the next tour.
Discovering the winter landscape in the Schladming-Dachstein region in its rustic form is best accomplished by trudging on snowshoes. No matter if beginner or advanced snowshoe hiker, no matter if well prepared trails, winter forests or around the frozen lake – in Schladming there are tours in various levels of difficulty as well as different altitudes and everyone gets their money’s worth.
Numerous routes for snowshoe hikes in in the adventure region Murau are a paradise for all winter sports enthusiasts. You will see the region from all its facets in winter. Whether in the Styrian Krakau, on the Kreischberg or on the Frauenalpe – put on your snowshoes on and head up to the mountains in Murau.
Besides being in the highest ski village in Styria, the Planneralm is also known as a snowshoe region. The snowy plateau offers winter views of the Plannerkessel as well as Plannersee. Beginner or professional – on the Planneralm there are tours for different levels of difficulty, for families or groups.
The snowshoe region Murtal offers numerous winter experiences, like hiking on snowshoes. Experience nature at your own pace, with all the peace and serenity, whether you are a professional or beginner. All this can be found in the Murtal – as an individual tour or in courses as well as guided tours. On top there are imposing mountain panoramas.
Snowshoeing through the snowy nature of southern Carinthia, in the unspoiled Karawanken UNESCO Global Geopark or the hilly Saualpe will make your winter heart beat faster. When the valley is surrounded in fog, you will find boundless beauty on the mountain. Border hikes on the Hühnerkogel, trial tours on the Petzen or the Luscha Genusstour make snowshoe dreams come true.
In Gitschtal, the snowy winter landscape can be explored on your own or on guided tours with local guides. This way, secret and remote places in Carinthia can be explored – your constant companion: the Gailtal and the Carnic Alps. From hikes to the Naggler Alm or the Panorama Trail route to the guided tour to the Samalm with extreme mountaineer Helmut Ortner, everything is included here.
Hiking enthusiasts have not to give up their hobby even in winter with a deeply snowcovered landscape, because the Klippitztörl is also home for great snowshoe routes in the cold season and can be explored away from the slopes. The majority of the tours are well signposted and can even be recorded using GPS. Snowshoes can be rented at the Klippitztörl Touristik for a fee.
Crunching snow under your snowshoes and breathing in fresh air – snowshoe hikes are a soothing way to explore the Nockberge mountains. Whether Turracher Höhe or Biosphärenpark Nockberge – snowshoe tours for beginners as well as professionals are offered here. Individual tours even pass by catered huts and offer regional delicacies for refreshment.
On the Flattnitz you can leave everyday life behind and enjoy the snowy winter landscape to the fullest. To be active in winter, you can explore the region up to 1,860 meters above sea level on snowshoes. Snowshoe routes for beginners and professionals and as a highlight you hike on the moonlight tour with snowshoes over the Jägersteig to the Hirnkopfhütte towards the full moon.
Snowshoeing trough the white Salzburger Sportwelt is just one of the winter highlights in Altenmarkt. The next snowshoe tour can be mastered even without prior knowledge and leads from snowy meadows to steep slopes on 42 km snowshoe hikes to the next peak. Guided snowshoe tours as well as snowshoe rentals in certain sport stores can also be found in Altenmarkt.
Winter in Kaprun is best explored on snowshoes along thick blankets of snow. On your own or on guided tours, summer hiking trails can be walked in winter on a snowshoe hike. Nature is explored at your own pace and leads to untouched winter experiences. Whether on the Sonnkogel, the Schmitten or the Maiskogel, here you can start trudging right away.
In Salzburg’s Lungau, relaxing winter days can be spent in peaceful mountain villages without stress in combination with a snowshoe hike. Above the forest borders unique views of the Lungau are offered, on individual or guided snowshoe tours. Far-reaching views of the Speiereck, the Katschberghöhe or the Prebersee are just a few highlights of this region.
Snowshoeing in Laterns
In Laternsertal you go snowshoeing on unprepared skills, trudge through deep snow and can come to rest. Here you will find numerous snowshoe tours that can be explored individually, from easy to difficult. But guided tours with tips from locals can also be booked.
Snowshoeing in Montafon
Around 150 kilometers of marked snowshoe tours as well as guided tours over snowfields and enchanted fields make the heart of all snowshoe fans beat faster. The extensive network of routes offers variety in different degress of difficulty in the middle of a unique landscape scenery, as an alternative to skiing.
Snowshoeing in Wipptal
Snowshoeing in Wipptal or in the natural mountain valleys near Innsbruck – all this is possible in Tyrol. Numerous routes in various degress of difficulty are ready for the next tour in Wipptal. Snowshoes and poles can be borrowed directly in the region and guided snowshoe hikes are also offered in Wipptal. A highlight is the Genusstriathlon in the Navistal, where snowshoeing, tobogganing and tasting of noble brandies and alpine products are combined in a special way.
Snowshoe hiking with a view to the Tirolerkogel or the Ötscher are highlights in Annaberg. The trendy sport of snowshoeing leads trough particularly romantic paths in the Mostviertel and trains endurance at the same time. In the Ötscher-Tormäuer Nature park, guided hikes are even offered for beginners as well as advanced hikers.
Enjoying nature plus fitness training in winter leads to the popular sport of snowshoeing. In the Ybbstaler Alps, more precisely at the Hochkar, the relaxed snow pleasure has its territory. Easy to difficult touring routes can be found here and lead from the valley to the Hochkar. If you do not have snowshoes yourself, they can also be borrowed on site.
The nearby Kasberg offers the ideal starting point with signposted tours in various levels of difficulty for the next snowshoe tour for all snowshoe fans. But not only here, also in the surrounding Almtal you will find numerous tours to improve your snowshoe skills.
Snowshoe hiking in the Pyhrn-Priel holiday region takes you cross-country – whether alone, in a group or accompanied by an experienced hiking guide. The nature at the foothills of the Kalkalpen National Park can be explored at leisure and the next peak can be stormed. Snowshoes can be rented in most sport stores in the region.
Showshoeing in Schwarzwald (Germany)
Enjoying active experiences in the southwest of Germany is the best during snowshoeing along snowy winter landscapes in the Schwarzwald. Whether you want to explore the peaks of this region on your own or together with professional snowshoe guides, you can climb the heights meter by meter at the Feldberg or Schliffkopf.
Snowshoeing in Savognin (Switzerland)
Snowshoeing in Val Surses in Switzerland. 61 kilometers of signposted snowshoe trails offer tours for young and old. The individual snowshoe hikes can be combined with the mountain trailroads or a ride with the post bus, making them an unforgettable highlight. No snowshoes by hand? No problem, these can be rented at the JUFA Hotel.
Snowshoeing in Malbun (Liechtenstein)
Off the hiking trails, untouched landscapes are conquered in wintery Malbun. On the one hand, regional partners offer guided tours, on the other hand the appropriate equipment can be rented right here at the JUFA Hotel. Snowshoeing alone, with the family but also with groups provide winter activities also off the slopes for winter fun.
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Fuel up for snowshoeing!
What do all JUFA Hotels have in common? A delicious breakfast buffet for both early risers and those who hit snooze. Savor flavorful coffee and tea, homemade jams, fresh fruits and veggies, a large selection of cereals, an array of baked goods, and many more delights as far as the eye can see. Local treats are marked as “Von hier” (“from here”) products and taste just like a vacation.More about breakfast
Snowshoeing vacations for all!
Whether you’re looking to tackle a quick trek up the JUFA Hotel’s local hill or embark on a snowy winter hike, the many different snowshoeing routes mirror the unique character of each JUFA Hotel.Go to room categories