Ramsau is located at the foot of the highest mountain in Styria, the Dachstein, surrounded by a sunny plateau. Due to the exceptionally clean air and the gentle climate, the quiet village offering a splendid panorama of the Dachstein massif was officially assigned climatic health resort in 2004. Ramsau offers not only a great climate but it is also the perfect starting point for various leisure time activities in the splendid nature of Styria. In winter, the family-friendly skiing area in Ramsau am Dachstein along with the unique view of the snow-covered mountains await you with its perfectly groomed slopes. In summer, the region turns into a hikers’ paradise for families and sports fans with numerous offers for activities in the nature.
Hikers’ Paradise at the foot of the Dachstein
In summer, Ramsau is the perfect starting point for stunning walks at the foot of the Dachstein mountain along roaring Alpine rivers, lush green meadows always providing great views of steep rugged rocks. A total of 200 km of tracks are mostly organised as round paths and perfectly signposted. A particularly popular destination among children is Sattelberg mountain: children can discover nature and the environment on 19 different stops. Along with the great variety of hiking paths there are also numerous via ferratas.
The Ramsau am Dachstein skiing area describes itself as “the most sunny slope of Austria” – and rightly so. The naturally formed high plateau, which is exposed to sunshine all day, is perfectly located for diverse skiing pleasures on the sunny and wide slopes. The skiing area is part of the Ski amadé area and the unique 4-mountain interconnected skiing area. Discover nine different skiing mountains with only one ticket – a unique experience. There are 16 lifts on the Ramsau high plateau alone. Due to the great variety of children’s lifts, such as a magic carpet, and many slopes which are perfectly suited for children, the skiing area in Styria is particularly child-friendly. Enjoy regional culinary delights in the many traditional huts and splendid views from sunny terraces. Ramsau is also a paradise for cross-country skiers offering 220 km of perfectly traced tracks – enjoy winter to the fullest. Another highlight is the natural toboggan track through snow-covered woods – floodlight facilities also provide tobogganing fun at night.