Katschberg is a charming village located on the border of the Carinthia and Salzburg province. Located amongst fairytale countryside, Katschberg offers an impressive array of well-groomed ski slopes. Our ski property for sale in Katschberg enjoys 70kms of varied skiing. Furthermore, it is located in the heart of one of Austria’s most stunning and unspoilt regions.
One of Austria’s oldest and most charming landscapes, Katschberg lies nestled between both the Carinthian and Salzburg provinces. Its quaint streets are lined with traditional buildings, local shops and thoroughbred horses. This allows visitors to step back in time and makes Katschberg one Austria’s best kept secrets. In the same breath however, Katschberg is a thoroughly modern resort. With advanced lift systems and excellent links to Salzburg and Klagenfurt, our ski property for sale in Katschberg is therefore perfectly located to explore the further reaches of Austria and Europe.
Katschberg has become synonymous with health and well-being. This is thanks to its low-allergen air, local spas and plethora of winter and summer activities. The resort is also famously family-friendly. This is due to a special children’s adventure world, child-friendly ski lifts and specialised ski schools. Situated close to the central spine of the Alps, Katschberg’s location offers more than just excellent skiing. Its close proximity to pretty Alpine villages entices visitors to return year after year. Just 25 minutes away lies the small market town of Mauterndorf. This historic town straddles the Taurach river and offers 50km of skiing. Further to this, nearby Obertauern offers a further 100km. In the other direction lies the quaint villages of St Martin and St Margarthen. Only six minutes apart, these villages are at the heart of the Lungau ski region. Together they offer over 100km of skiing between them!
Katschberg is located at the heart of the Lungau ski region which offers a total of 150km of pistes across the Grosseck-Speiereck, Katschberg-Aineck and Fanningberg slopes. With 49km of blue pistes, 74km of red pistes and a further 27km of more challenging black pistes, there are lots of perfectly groomed slopes on the doorstep.
All of our ski property for sale in Katschberg is located at an altitude of 1,640m and the resort is largely ski-in ski-out. The Katschberg ski area is praised for its uncrowded pistes and minimal lift queues, making it the perfect place to escape the crowds. The ski runs are perfectly suited to every ability and Katschberg itself has a fantastic ski school. The ski lifts go up from the Katschberghoehe to the Tschaneck (2030m). Furthermore, this side of the mountain is a paradise of intermediates, as every run eventually funnels back to the village. On the other side, you will be able to reach Aineck (2220m) and can ski down to St Margarethen im Lungau. One of Austria’s longest ski runs, the A1, is located here and runs for 6 kilometres non-stop.
For even more skiing, the snow-sure resort of Obertauern is just 40 minutes away and serves up a further 100km of pistes. This high altitude resort offers 60km of blue slopes, 36km of reds and 4km of black piste plus 26 ski lifts.
Another bonus is that the LUNGO ski pass covers the Obertaurn and the Katschberg pistes too, so with just one ski pass you can access a wide range of slopes.
Obertauern is also home to a lively après-ski scene, with 34 restaurants, 30 ski huts, 11 bars and four discos. For more relaxed après-ski Katschberg has a variety of rustic ski huts with sunny terraces and a few restaurants and bars to try out.
For those after something a little different, nighttime skiing is available every Monday night from 7-10pm. Further to this, horse and carriage rides offer the perfect fairytale end to a day on the slopes. Wherever you are skiing in Katschberg, you are never far from a romantic mountain restaurant. There are 14 to choose from, each offering an array of traditional Austrian delights and international cuisine.
Thanks to their fantastic location, all of our ski property for sale in Katschberg offers lots to do in the summer months too. Whether on the Katschi’s Gold Ride, the world’s largest Alpine high rope course, or horse rides in Pony Meadow, there is plenty to entertain all the family. Katschberg offers over 150 days of sunshine a year and temperatures reach up to 30℃. Therefore our ski property for sale in Katschberg offers the perfect dual-season investment.
In the summer months, Katschberg offers a fantastic range of hiking routes which are suitable for any age. The summer ski lift opens in mid-June. This therefore reveals a summer mountain wonderland of hiking, biking and nordic walking tours. The 200km of marked hiking trails are suitable for all abilities and some even offer exciting puzzles and clues for children to play along the way. For those after a challenge, hiking routes up the the summit of Bacherlebnisweg Pollatal take walkers on a scenic route along the river Lieser.
The resort’s close location to the villages of Mauterndorf, St Martin and St Margarethen in Lungau also opens up a world of summer fun. There are many charming farming villages within the Lungau region which life off the main traffic route and are an ideal spot for family relaxation. Katschberg is a perfect starting point for numerous activities including cycling routes and mountain biking for the more energetic.
Golfers are well catered for too with an 18-hole tournament golf course just fifteen minutes from Katschberg. The par-72 Lungau-Katschberg course has a 9-hole practice course and a 280m driving range plus a wonderful clubhouse and restaurant. Four further golf courses are within easy reach
If you would like to see any of our ski property for sale in Katschberg, we would be delighted to arrange a viewing for you. Please see our visiting Austria page and then either email us at email@example.com or call on +44 (0) 207 935 5132
We have representatives in all the resorts we sell in who would be delighted to meet you and show you around. Simply let us know which dates you have in mind and we can help organise everything for you.
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