Winter fun very close to Hotel Lercher

The Lachtal is located about 35 minutes by car from the Murau Gasthof Hotel Lercher and is known as a family ski area with romantic huts. It is one of the most beautiful, largest and also snow-sure skiing areas in Styria. The highest point is at 2,222 m above sea level.

The ski resort Lachtal guarantees winter fun for several days of skiing, freeriding and snowboarding. For adventurers, a 1.5km long illuminated toboggan run awaits. Also the pleasure winter lovers get their money's worth in the middle of the quiet nature.

After an active day, a deliciousmeal awaits you at Lercher's Restaurant. Relax in the wellness area before falling into one of the comfortable beds in your hotel, Murau or budget room.

Lercher's winter special

Lercher's winter special

- 3 / 4 / 5 nights
- 2x rental equipment of your choice
- Half board
- Valid from 1.12.2024 - 1.4.2025

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Sun skiing in spring

End the winter with relaxed sun skiing in the ski resort Lachtal - tempting and beautiful. Mild temperatures, lots of snow, a sunbath on the mountain hut - what more could you want? Spring is also getting closer and closer on the mountain and still, put the skis already in the basement? Not at all. The ski resort Lachtal offers skiing fun until April .

Your vacation in the hotel Gasthof Lercher

The family hotel-Gasthof in the heart of Styria is just right for your ski vacation. In the cozy house you can choose between Murauer 4*, Hotel 4* and Budget 3* with a view to the Stolzalpe and the castle of Murau, the family of Schwarzenberg. At the foot of the Schlossberg in the middle of the historic old town of Murau, we spoil our guests with our half board or you can choose our delicacies from the region á la carte. After your exciting day of skiing on the mountain, you deserve a little rest. Warm up your body in our intimate wellness area.

Get some fresh air as you wander through this small historic commercial center. As you explore, discover the Brewery of the Senses or join a guided tour of the Renaissance castle of Murau, owned by the Schwarzenberg family. With your eyes wide open, you will walk through the town. Be charmed by the small, historical and cultural idyll.

Lifts, slopes and more information about the ski resort Lachtal

Lifts and gondolas

In the winter sports area Lachtal you can expect 2 6-seater chairlifts and 6 T-bar lifts.

For the little ones there is a magic carpet and a teddy rope lift. On the slopes they race through the mini slalom at the figure course and on the wave track.

Kilometers of slopes and levels of difficulty

On the piste map you will find 25 km of blue-red-black slopes. Freeriders will get their money's worth. Wonderful descents with many natural jumps are waiting for you and in the ski area all the little border freaks are already practicing to break out into the wilderness. In addition, there are 10 km of ski routes, marked but not groomed and controlled, as well as 1 cross-country ski trail, 1 winter hiking trail, 1 lighted ice skating rink and 1 lighted toboggan run.

Data & Facts

  • Bottom station: 1.600m above sea level
  • Mountain station: 2.222m above sea level
  • 10 lifts
  • 26km slopes

Weitere Informationen zum Skigebiet

The opening hours of the ski lifts are daily from 09:00 to 16:00. 150 hectares of slopes guarantee optimal fun. Real "freeride feeling" can be found off-piste. The "Children's Laughter Valley" promises a great time with mini-slalom, colorful figure courses, wave run and treasure hunt. Discounts are available directly when purchasing multi-day ski passes. Furthermore, there are also price treats for families and own Family Days in the early and late season, where children up to 15 years ski free of charge. You can already purchase your ski pass securely online on the ski area's website with your old keycard or at the ticket machine at the valley station.

Through the cooperation of Lachtal and Kreischberg you can ski on 2 mountains in the vacation region Murtal with one ski pass. At Lachtal there are also advantages through the Styria Joker and the Mur-Mürz Top ski pass.

Ski rental is possible at the Sportshop Skirent Lachtal at the valley station of the 6-seater chairlift.

Contact Lachtal-Lifte u. Seilbahnen GmbH & Co KG

8831 Schönberg-Lachtal 402
Tel.: 0043 3587 2030, Fax: 0043 3587 20304
Mail: office (at) lachtal. at, Web:

Slope panorama

Skiing pleasure in the Murau region

Skiing pleasure

- 2 / 3 / 4 nights
- Ski depot on the Kreischberg
- Half board
- Valid from 8.12.2024 - 1.4.2025

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Safe skiing fun at Lachtal

The sun's rays gently shake you out of sleep. You open the window and let in the crystal clear air. All excited, you get ready for your ski day at Lachtal . The pleasantly warm smell of fresh pastries and coffee enters your nose. Your breakfast with homemade delicacies is waiting for you. Strengthened you drive with your car about half an hour to the Lachtal.

Arriving at the valley station you notice that you have lost your ski poles. Conveniently you procure remedy at the sports store Skirent Lachtal. You have already bought your ticket for your ski pass online or, in addition to the regular cash desk, you also have the option of using the contactless ticket machine .

Once you reach the top at 2,222m above sea level, you'll immediately plunge into pleasure. The wide, perfectly groomed slopes make you want more. In between you test your freeride skills off-piste every now and then and put the wonderful descents to the test. Gentle jumps in the soft deep snow let you feel freedom.

If you do want a few tips from the pros, you are in good hands at the Brunner Ski School. Whether as an adult or child, for a single lesson or group experience - the Brunner Ski School is ready to introduce you to the art and friends of skiing. Surely the little ones already learn here and practice like the big ones in the ski area and the "Kinder-Lachtal".

Sportshop Skirent Lachtal Brunner ski school

Enjoy your winter day at the Lachtal

To warm up, visit one of the well-known romantic huts in the Lachtal. With real hut classics you let it go well. After the hearty meals, a little schnapps awaits you.

Warmed up and strengthened, you continue. You are already looking forward to the more challenging further descents. Breathlessly you reach the valley station. As a real slope runner, you are curious how many kilometers you have managed. It's a good thing that the Skiline on the Lachtal website has provided you with direct assistance and recorded your kilometers on the slopes. You safely take the winding road all the way back to Murau to your accommodation.

After what feels like an excess of fresh air, you deserve a little rest. Freshly showered and warmed up again in the intimate wellness area, you enter the restaurant and let yourself be spoiled by today's regional recommendations with a selected glass of Styrian wine or sip of Murau beer.

Fulfilled, you let your day pass in review and sink into the soft pillows of your cozy bed.

Location and arrival

In the middle of the Niedere Tauern in the heart of Austria, Styria, you can reach the Lachtal most easily via the Tauernautobahn, Tamsweg, Murau, turnoff Oberzeiring coming from Salzburg/Munich or via the Murtalschnellstraße, Judenburg, St. Georgen ob Judenburg and Oberzeiring from Vienna and Graz. The efficient snow-making system guarantees you pure skiing pleasure at 1,900m above sea level. Off the slopes, you can enjoy real freedom, whether it's wedeling in deep snow or more daring freestyle jumps. The cable cars take you safely up to the top, whether chairlift or T-bar lift. During your stop at the Lachtal you will discover the many romantic huts right next to the slopes.

more info about the current snow conditions and weather forecast of the region

Kids ski fun in the Murau region

Children - ski fun

- 3 nights
- Ski shuttle
- Free ski pass for children up to 14 years
- Valid from 8.12. - 20.12.2024 & 17.3. 2025 - 1.4.2025

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