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Winter holiday with feel-good guarantee


Skiing, sledding, ice skating on the Advent market - and Austria's most modern thermal spa experience: the winter around the ski mountains Gerlitzen Alpe and Dreiländereck!

Skiing fun for the whole family: The Gerlitzen Alpe, the only official "Welcome Beginners" ski area in Carinthia - with 17 lifts, 42 km of pistes, 15 km of ski routes and kids snow park - offers pure snow guarantee: Due to state-of-the-art snow-making technology, you can ski here the southern side of the Alps, already skiing from early December to April.

A hit for parents and children is the family ski area Dreiländereck with slopes for beginners and advanced skiers, traditional ski lodges and an eight-kilometer toboggan run. The Dobratsch Nature Park and the Alpen Arena (cross-country skiing with floodlights) are insider tips for tourers and cross-country skiers.

TIP: Discover the romantic winter landscapes
on a guided snowshoe or winter hike.

Ski paradise around the Hotel Sonnenhügel


The "ALL INCLUSIVE Hotel Sonnenhügel" is located on the sunny side of Lake Ossiach in Sattendorf, at the foot of the Gerlitzenalpe. Here you are in the middle of the Carinthian Lake District, 150 m from the lake and 1200 m from the valley station of the Gerlitzen.

You want to be active? Take the ski or hotel bus directly to the valley station of the almost 2,000 m high ski area. Fourteen lifts are at your disposal. Did you know that the Gerlitzen is the sunniest ski resort in Austria? Ski and snowboard school, children's ski school and children's ski park; Panorama Trail;

and relax too ... just relax after skiing? Recharge your batteries in the sauna? Read a good book from the hotel library in the relaxation room?
In the solarium maybe get even more tan?
Everything is ready for you!

The family ski hit at Sonnenhügel


Holidays from the first day - relax - but also enjoy the beautiful slopes on the Gerlitzen!

  • There are stylishly decorated restaurants.

  • comfortable rooms

  • Exclusive suites in the Schlössl

  • a family atmosphere

  • the cozy hotel bar

  • the little cafe cappuccino

  • drying room

  • free ski bus to the Gerlitzen Ski Area, 1.2 km away

  • Ski storage and heated ski boot room


Guests can relax in the Ferienschlössl's spa area with a Finnish sauna, a bio sauna and a relaxation room. There is also a panoramic terrace with wonderful lake views.

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Gerlitzen - sunniest ski resort in Austria

The Gerlitzen ski area has numerous pistes of all levels of difficulty and offers both the experienced winter sportsman and the beginner varied runs. Anyone who goes on a skiing holiday in Gerlitzen is not only looking forward to various offers for skiers, snowboarders or carvers, but also very good care for families with children. The Gerlitzen is a mountain north of the town Annenheim in Carinthia, Austria, whose mountain peak is 1909 meters high. The Gerlitzen is one of the most southerly Nockberge and an excellent lookout mountain and sun plateau. Carinthia's oldest mountain railway, the Kanzelbahn cable car built by Adolf Bleichert & Co. in the Gerlitzen ski area, leads from Annenheim to the Kanzelhöhe, a pre-summit. The panoramic Kanzelbahn cable car takes guests to the middle station and then with a chair lift to the highest part (about 1900 m).

Ski school Gerlitzen Alpe

Whether ski lessons for children, adults, groups or private lessons, ski rental, service and accessories, in the ski school Gerlitzen Alpe you will find everything! The trained ski instructors will ensure that your family experiences an unforgettable time on the Gerlitzen!

From skis to hats, helmets or fashion accessories, the shop has everything you need.

The ski school Gerlitzen-Alpe is located directly at the middle station of the cable car. Reservations for ski lessons or snowboard courses are available at Hotel Sonnenhügel.

Ski paradise

Sun skiing on the Gerlitzen

Winter panorama Ossiachersee

Snowy winter scenery with frozen Ossiachersee

Hotel Sonnenhügel

Hotel Sonnenhügel and Ferienschlössl in winter scenery

Ferienschlössl in winter scenery

Winter holidays in the snow-covered Ferienschlössl

Hotel bus Sonnenhügel

Hotel shuttle in the deep snow winter

Sun-skiing Gerlitzen

Gerlitzen - sunniest ski resort in Austria

Winter Pics
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