A couple on a ski tour

Active winter at the Hotel St. Oswald

Winter activities in Bad Kleinkirchheim

A white, quiet landscape, glistening snow crystals, refreshing air: Winter hikes directly from the Hotel St. Oswald are a treat for the body and the soul. 66 kilometres of hiking trails will await you.

Winter hiking trails in Bad Kleinkirchheim

A snowy winter wonderland in the sunlight, trudging through the snow, the fresh air tingles like champagne in your lungs. Around the Hotel St. Oswald in Bad Kleinkirchheim you can fabulously enjoy some winter hikes - with snow-shoes or also with hiking boots. 66 kilometres of winter hiking trails lead to the best viewpoints and to homey huts to stop for a bite. Your will truly have deserved this snack!

Enjoy winter

On the sun terrace that is St. Oswald above Bad Kleinkirchheim in the Carinthian Nock Mountains, winter will simply be marvellously quiet. The mountains all around the house will offer the ideal conditions for enjoyable hikes. You only have to put on your hiking boots or snow-shoes - and off you go. Right from the Hotel St. Oswald on 1,400 metres above sea level you will discover the wonderfully snowy, almost magical nature in its winter dress. Unspoilt forests, incredible snow formations and one or the other animal will cross your path.

Overview of the winter hiking routes

We will be happy to help you choosing a suitable route. We have put together some winter hiking tips for our guests, handy to take along. Simply ask for our winter hiking map at the reception! Those who do not want to hike on their own will surely appreciate our guided winter hikes. More information can be obtained at our reception.

Winter activities in Bad Kleinkirchheim

Winter has so much to offer! Those who are looking for something else besides skiing (or can’t get enough of the snow after a day of skiing) can find plenty of possibilities to become active around the Hotel St. Oswald. Glide along on perfectly prepared cross-country ski trails, do a few pirouettes on the hotel’s own ice rink or would you prefer a brisk toboggan ride? Guests with dogs will also find wonderful conditions for winter walks.


A black dog in the snow Ski slope in Bad Kleinkirchheim Woman pulls children on a sledge

Cross-country skiing in St. Oswald

Cross-country skiing is very healthy for the whole body because all muscles are trained evenly. You will glide through the wonderful landscape on your skis, fluently, as if you were light as a feather. In Bad Kleinkirchheim and its surroundings, you will find several routes to do something good for your body and enjoy splendid views while exercising.

Cross-country ski tip:

Difficulty: medium
Length: 8 kilometres
Difference in altitude: 1,050 to 1,180 metres
Special feature: Breath-taking view of the Nock Mountains, sports trail and classic cross-country ski possible.

Ski tours in the Nock Mountains

The trend towards ski touring continues. Even in the Nock Mountains in Bad Kleinkirchheim you can enjoy challenging tours and beautiful runs afterwards. Those who don’t want to do without the slope altogether can use it for the ascent outside the operating hours between 6.00 and 8.30 am.

Different levels of difficulty will let beginners and pros equally get their money’s worth. Numerous tours start directly in St. Oswald such as the tour to the Mallnock or to the Steinnock.

The latest ski touring equipment can be rented at the sports shop in St. Oswald. Current information on the snow and avalanche conditions as well as tips for the individual tours can be obtained on site in our hotel.

A guided try-out ski tour will be offered by the ski and sports school Wulschnig. A great experience for beginners to get their first taste of “touring air”.

Tobogganing fun in Bad Kleinkirchheim

Of course, a toboggan run is not to be missed on a winter holiday in Carinthia at the Hotel St. Oswald. Speeding through the snow-covered countryside on skids - that's quite something. In the surroundings of Bad Kleinkirchheim 5 toboggan runs will present themselves to you. An adventure for the whole family which can be wonderfully combined with a stop at one of the rustic huts.

Ice skating in your winter holidays

Elegant pirouettes or speeding across the ice - ice skating is fun for young and old. At the Hotel St. Oswald in Bad Kleinkirchheim, you can enjoy ice skating at the hotel’s own ice rink (only 30 m from the hotel).

We will be happy to answer your enquiry for your winter holidays!


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