Bad Kleinkirchheim At A Glance

100km of pistes
1100m resort height
1h 55mins transfer time
Intermediates & experts great for
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Bad Kleinkirchheim Ski Breaks - Overview

Nestled in the tranquil Austrian Alps within the Carinthian Nockberge Mountain range, Bad Kleinkirchheim is a typically Austrian ski retreat. This picturesque destination spans 100 kilometers of ski trails and holds the distinction of being the birthplace of skiing legend Franz Klammer. Beyond its skiing legacy, the resort is celebrated for its rejuvenating spas, drawing visitors to the healing thermal waters and invigorating mountain air.  Accommodation options, including family-run hotels, enhance the warm ambiance of the town.

With a community of just 1800 residents in Bad Kleinkirchheim and its neighbouring St. Oswald, the town showcases a blend of modern and traditional architecture. A leisurely stroll reveals charming cafes and shops, while a complimentary shuttle bus service ensures convenient access to the slopes. Access to this idyllic retreat is straightforward, with links to Klagenfurt or Salzburg airports in Austria and Ljubljana airport in Slovenia.

Ski Holidays In Bad Kleinkirchheim

The ski season, from December to early April, is complemented by over 800 snow cannons, ensuring excellent snowfall.  Bad Kleinkirchheim stands out as a premier skiing destination, hosting the Alpine Skiing World Cup and offering over 100 kilometers of pistes reaching altitudes of 2055 meters. Ski tour enthusiasts can explore various trails, including the Mallnock, Falkert, and the Nockberge-Trail.

Beyond skiing, the resort offers diverse winter activities such as Nordic walking, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, and snowshoeing. Guided tours by national park guides provide insights into the region's mountain history and local wildlife. Bad Kleinkirchheim promises a delightful escape amidst the Alpine splendour of Austria, catering to both avid skiers and those seeking a spa retreat

Après ski in Bad Kleinkirchheim

The après-ski experience provides a variety of options, from cozy mountain bars to traditional Austrian taverns. Visitors can enjoy a warm and convivial atmosphere, savouring local specialties and international cuisine. Live music, often featuring traditional Alpine tunes, adds to the festive ambiance, creating an inviting space for both skiers and non-skiers to come together and share in the après-ski spirit.

Additionally, the town's thermal spas provide a soothing retreat for those seeking a more tranquil post-skiing experience. Overall, Bad Kleinkirchheim offers a well-rounded après-ski scene, catering to diverse tastes and ensuring a memorable end to a day on the slopes.

Bad Kleinkirchheim Accommodation

All the hotels on offer with Flexiski offer convenient locations for access to the slopes as well as facilities in keeping with what is a well know spa town.

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4* Hotel Kolmhof
4* Hotel Kolmhof

Located in the centre of Bad Kleinkirchheim and within walking distance to the ski lifts, Hotel Kolmhof is a great Austrian option.

Features:
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
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4* Hotel Trattlerhof
4* Hotel Trattlerhof

With excellent access to both the chairlifts and town centre, Hotel Trattlerhof is a delightful option for skiing in Bad Kleinkirchheim.

Features:
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
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4* Hotel Eschenhof
4* Hotel Eschenhof

Family-run Hotel Eschenhof is a warm and inviting retreat that puts you right at the doorstep of the Bad Kleinkirchheim and St. Oswald ski areas.

Features:
  • Doorstep skiing
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Outdoor pool
More info

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Bad Kleinkirchheim

The resort
Resort height - 1,100m
Highest point - 2,055m

Ski areaBad Kleinkirchheim & St Oswald - 100km of piste

Slopes
Bad Kleinkirchheim is best for intermediate skiers with begginers heading towards the more relaxed area of St Oswlad.

Blue runs 7%
Red runs 78%
Black runs 15%

Lifts - 24

Season length - December to early April

Resort ratings
Beginners - 3/5
Intermediates - 5/5
Experts - 3/5
Snowboarders - 2/5
Families - 4/5
Après - 3/5
Eating out - 4/5
Charm - 5/5
Scenery - 5/5

Activities
Cross-country skiing | snowshoeing | horse-drawn sleigh rides |Nordic walking| tobogganing | ski touring | paragliding | ice skating | curling

Transfer times
Klagenfurt 1hr
Salzburg 2hr 35mins
Ljubljana 1hr 55mins

Lift pass
3 day lift pass from £TBC
6 day lift pass from £TBC

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