Obertauern Region & Events

Winter vacation in Obertauern

Obertauern is located at 1,750 meters and is one of best places in Austria for guaranteed snow. In addition to the top conditions for an unforgettable skiing vacation, Obertauern is also known for winter tours away from the slopes, events, and the famous après ski. Right at the start of the season, we kick off with a legendary concert on the Radstadt Tauern (a sub-range of the Alps), and bring in the cold season with a spectacular party.

Obertauern in winter © TVB Obertauern

The winter sports resort of Obertauern

A winter paradise in the Radstadt Tauern

Skiing and snowboarding are just as popular here as the many sports you can do away from the slopes. Sledding, snowshoeing, ski touring alone or with local guides, romantic sleigh rides and much more... Or you can enjoy the magnificent mountain view that unfolds before you while you relish the popular “Jagertee” (“hunter’s tea”) on the sun terrace

Welcome to a typical Austrian skiing destination. We will greet you with a warm “Grüß Gott” and spoil you with hearty specialties and delicacies from the Salzburg culinary tradition. Get to know Austrian culture, the typical Salzburg “Schmäh” (sarcastic humor) and the renowned warmth of our compatriots.    

Events in Obertauern

Concerts, Ski parties, treasure hunts, etc.

The winter resort of Obertauern has also made a name for itself as an event location. Celebrities from the music and TV industries are regular guests here. They enjoy the exclusive atmosphere and the warmth of the people of Salzburg. The annual ski opening is especially popular. The opening includes a legendary concert. There is also a variety of first-class events that attract thousands of visitors to Obertauern.

One thing is certain, as a guest in Obertauern, and that you will never be bored. Besides the attractive sports and recreation program, the annual event program guarantees variety and fun for your winter vacation in Salzburger Land. 

Top events in Obertauern:


  • Ski opening 2016/2107 with a concert by the German band “Glasperlenspiel” | 3 December 2016
  • ÖSV (Autrian Ski Association) kids snow day opening | 7 December 2016
  • Ö3 (Austrian radio station no. 3) Krampus Party with Ö3 Disco | 9 December 2016
  • Madness on the summit – Carnival meets Obertauern | 18 to 25 March 2017
  • The Gamsleiten Criterion 2017 | 16 to 17 April 2017