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Winter fun for the whole family in Heiligenblut am Grossglockner

Winter fun for the whole family in Heiligenblut am Grossglockner

From horse-drawn sleighs to ice-skating fun and exhilarating toboggan rides: there’s plenty do in the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut adventure region

A winter holiday is not simply about ski pistes and freeride runs: getaways with the whole family should always have plenty of fun and romantic experiences thrown in as well. From horse-drawn sleigh rides to night-time sledging on our illuminated toboggan run – the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut adventure region offers unforgettable activities that will bring everyone closer together.

Making Memories

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What could be more romantic than setting out on a horse-drawn sleigh with your loved ones? Wrapped in warm blankets and furs, you glide through the winter wonderland – hearing nothing but the jingling sleigh bells and the crunching of the snow. A ride on a horse-drawn sleigh takes around 3 hours, and can be booked for any time of day. A very special outing!

  • Horse-drawn sleigh ride: 3 h, € 28,- per adult
  • Meeting point: Fire station Apriach (pick-up from there by arragement for € 10 per car)
  • Discount for children, depending on the age
  • Warm clothing and winter boots are recommended
  • Info & contact: Family Wallner, +43 664 1221890  

Ready, steady, go!

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For a little more speed and action, try the Heiligenblut toboggan run, located just 500 metres from the village centre. After an easy walk up to the start, you are rewarded with a 1.1 km long toboggan run with different sections and plenty of exhilarating bends. A night-time adventure on the illuminated run is especially exciting.

  • Toboggan run: 500 m from the village centre; length: 1.1 km
  • Illuminated every evening until 10 p.m.
  • Sledge hire: Intersport Grossglockner 
  • Information & booking: +43 4824 2700-20

Holidays on ice


Calling all ice princesses and ice-hockey aficionados! Situated right next to the Ponnwald toboggan run in the lower part of Heiligenblut (known as ‘Winkl’) is the village ice-skating rink. Take your time getting your skates on and off in the comfortably heated changing room, without having to worry about freezing fingers and toes. In fact, you can take your time for just about anything – enjoy the feeling of being in no rush at all.

  • Ice-skating rink in the ‘Winkl’ part of Heiligenblut
  • Illuminated every evening until 10 a.m.
  • Information & booking: tel. +43 4824 2700-20

Ready for the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut region?

Whether you are a dedicated skier, snowboarder or freerider, or have simply come to Heiligenblut for a relaxing getaway: you and your family will find plenty of activities to pass the time – from romantic rides in  horse-drawn sleighs, to exciting toboggan rides and fun on the ice-skating rink.

For further details and information on any aspect of your holiday, please contact us, send us a non-binding holiday enquiry, or simply phone us on +43 4824 2700-20.

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