- One of the Land Salzburg’s most snow-sure regions
- Caring and highly rated ski school
- Best for groups of beginners and intermediates
- 85 per cent snowmaking coverage across uncrowded slopes
Why choose Lofer?
Locally known as a ‘Schneeloch’, owing to its success in attracting more snowfall than surrounding resorts, Lofer has a long and successful history of hosting British skiers and school groups. The quaint village centre features a pedestrianised zone and sits directly at the bottom of the main lift leading to excellent skiing on well-groomed pistes, which cater to all abilities.
Those who’ve worked up an appetite tackling several slopes can take a breather in one of a wide choice of cosy mountain huts and welcoming restaurants, which add to the charm of the area. Unken is a pretty border town close to the historic city of Salzburg and the Loferer Alm ski area. Brimming with unspoilt Alpine charm, it has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Its indoor swimming pool in the centre of the village is a popular activity with groups.
On the piste
In Lofer, modern lifts, north-facing slopes and excellent lift technology make your school ski trip go that little bit smoother. The resort’s long-established, nurturing ski school is ideally set up to cater to school groups. For those staying in Unken, Lofer is just a short coach ride away. We also offer accommodation within walking distance of the slopes and the resort centre of Lofer.
|Calais (Coach) to Lofer / Schneewinkel||15.5 hours|
With the UNESCO-listed city of Salzburg located just 30 kilometres from Lofer and Unken, your school ski trip can easily combine high-octane sporting adventure with an educational cultural experience. Discover a collection of cathedrals, castles and Mozart-related exhibits and attractions. Closer to home, there's an indoor swimming pool and rinks for ice skating and curling.
- Bowling (St Martin)
- Swimming (Unken and Lofer)
- Skating (Lofer)
- Curling (Lofer and St Johann)
- Pizza (Unken and Kirchdorf)
- Ice cream (Unken and Kirchdorf)
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