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Winter active programme

Winter in province of Salzburg is varied and promises numerous adventures in the snow. Away from perfectly groomed ski slopes, there are many activities in the hotel or in the region for a relaxing and active winter vacation with us in Leogang. Whether sledding, cross-country skiing, ice skating or snowshoeing - enjoy the snow-covered landscape and the winter in Pinzgau to the fullest.

 Wonderful trails for cross-country skiers © Saalfelden Leogang Touristik / Michael Geißler

winter wonder

Bad weather?

If the weather is not so cooperative, our hotel Der Löwe active programme with yoga, stretching exercises, workouts and more takes place in the hotel.

Offer for active connoisseurs

Weekly programme winter

Snow shoe hiking

The perfect excursion for the whole family. Experience the dreamlike snow-covered mountains and valleys on a snowshoe hike across the winter wonderland. For guests of Hotel Der Löwe the snowshoe hike is free with the Saalfelden Leogang Card (incl. snowshoe equipment).


Enjoy tobogganing fun on the day and night toboggan runs. In the gondola with spectacular views of the Leoganger Steinberge you go on Tuesday and Friday between 6.00 p.m. and 10.00 p.m. towards the middle station. A whole 2.2 km through the forest, on illuminated track you toboggan down the mountain. The toboggan run is also open for you during the day.

Horse sleigh ride

Romantic through the snowy Leogang valley. In addition to the enchanting winter landscape and the gentle snorting of the Noriker horses, you will experience Leogang in a completely different way. On the horse-drawn sleigh along, thickly snuggled in warm blankets it goes for an hour through the snow-covered village. Every Thursday at 5.30 p.m. at the Ritzensee in Saalfelden, individually in the fairytale Schwarzleotal or directly from the hotel.
Price depending on the number of participants.

Torchlight hike through the mystical Ullach valley

During a 1.5-hour hike in the light of torches through the mystical Ullach valley, you will enjoy the fairytale winter landscape to the fullest. Birgit Battocleti will initiate you into old legends of the Leogang village and provide a nice time to switch off and recharge your batteries. For guests of Hotel Der Löwe with Saalfelden Leogang Card the hike is free of charge.

Night skiing at the Schanteilift

The Schanteilift (directly behind the hotel) in the center of Leogang guarantees extra high fun factor for the whole family. Whether big or small, skiing at night puts a smile on everyone's face. 3 times a week (Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays) from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. you can ski or toboggan by floodlight directly behind the hotel.

During the day the ski lift is open daily. The Ski Alpin Card is valid or you buy a cheap Schanteilift ticket.

Beginner ski tour with safety training

Perfectly suited for beginners, mountain and ski guide Georg Oberlechner offers a ski touring course for beginners every Tuesday from 1.00 p.m. at the Schanteilift. During a guided tour as an introduction to ski touring, Georg will give you valuable tips and tricks on equipment, safety and the correct ascent and descent technique.

Free of charge for guests of Hotel Der Löwe with Saalfelden Leogang Card - ski touring equipment must be available or can be rented at the local ski rental.

For advanced touring enthusiasts, the touring evening takes place every Tuesday and Friday between 6.00 p.m. and 10.00 p.m. on the Steinberg piste (211 and 212). For touring enthusiasts this is probably the highlight of their stay.

Trial cross-country skiing (skating or classic)

Ideal for beginners who want to get a taste of another winter sport. Andrea Grossegger (former Austrian biathlete) accompanies you the first time on the track and shows you tips and tricks about cross-country skiing. Experience the joy of movement and a new activity in winter. The cross-country trails in the Saalfelden Leogang and Hochfilzen region are perfectly groomed.

Morning hike at sunrise

For early risers and nature lovers: morning walk in the sunrise through the Saalfelden landscape. For guests of Hotel Der Löwe with Saalfelden Leogang Card the hike is free of charge.

Naturgenuss & Spaß beim Winterwandern in Leogang © Chris Perkles

Hotel Der Löwe lebe frei
Familie Madreiter
Leogang 119
A-5771 Leogang, Salzburg

T. +43 6583 7428