Winter activities

Ratten is a popular travel destination for winter sports enthusiasts, who want to feel comfortable here for a day, a weekend or an extended winter holiday.


Winter activities in Ratten:

Horse-drawn sledge rides, Pretul toboggan adventure, curling, ice skating on the mountain lake, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ski tours and winter hiking, tennis hall.

Snowkites on the Pretul (around 5 km away from the guesthouse). Experience the top skiing resort in the Vienna catchment area in a different way and learn snowkiting – fun for all (winter) sports enthusiasts! 

The Joglland cross-country skiing trail with a 40 km classic cross-country skiing trail and 20 km skating trail is just a 15 minute drive away.

The ski resort Hauereck St. Kathrein am Hauenstein is just a five minute drive away, and the ski lifts Lammeralm, Alpl, St. Jakob im Walde, Stuhleck and Semmering are also just a 7 to 30 minute drive away.

Recreation, sport and fun is guaranteed with the various winter activities!


Excursion destinations

Graz is the state capital of Styria and the second largest city of the Republic of Austria.

Eggenberg Palace, armoury, country house, mausoleum, Graz opera house, castle hill, Graz Castle, Graz Cathedral, Herrengasse, Sporgasse and much more.

29 museums such as the Old Gallery, Archaeology Museum, Diocesan Museum, Kunsthaus, Armoury and much more.
Galleries and various events.

Bruck an der Mur has been a settlement since the stone ages, as demonstrated by relevant findings, and it now has a beautiful old town and many other sights.

Churches, Kornmesserhaus , town hall, Flößmeisterhaus, former princely castle, castle hill with clock tower and the Landskron castle ruins.

Juggler's Festival, annual markets, Martini Market since 1320.

Oberkapfenberg Castle was first mentioned in a document from 1173.

Activities include:
Raptor centre, castle tours, medieval games, crossbow shooting and a Medieval Knights' Festival as the highlight of the year.

Mariazell with the Magna Mater Austriae statue in the Mariazell Basilica is by far the most important place of pilgrimage in Austria and it is also significant for many Catholics in the Eastern neighbouring countries.

The Augustinian Monastery of Vorau awaits with a history of over 800 years and age-old tunnel systems that stretch for kilometres and nobody knows who built them, when and why they were built. The monastery dates back to 1163.

Monastery of Vorau, open-air museum, Augustinian path around the monastery (around 800 metres), Monument of reading.

Monastery tavern Vorau – A tradition of quality.

From the bean to the chocolate: Experience live how chocolate is made on the exciting tasting tour through the Choco Shop Theatre. You can see into factory production through the glass architecture and you can simultaneously test how the cocoa bean is turned into chocolate at the tasting stations.

Various thermal baths such as Tatzmannsdorf, Loipersdorf, Sebersdorf, Bad Radkersburg etc. can be reached in around 40 minutes.

The Bad Tatzmannsdorf thermal bath was voted wellness thermal bath of the year 2014. This unique treasure rises from a depth of 896 m and reaches the surface at a temperature of 42°.

The composition of sodium, hydrogen carbonate, chloride and mineral thermal water is particularly suitable for regeneration, the treatment of muscle tension and injuries, complaints in the joints, musculoskeletal system and especially the spine. The healing thermal water covers over 1,200 m². Sauna Garden Eden with 16 wellness saunas and Lady’s SPA.

The Fun Park consists of a slide park with five spectacular slides, a water park, the most versatile adventure pool in Austria and the Baby Beach for the younger guests.

Thermal bath, foot bath and various saunas.

Fahrzeit: ca 7 Min. von Ratten

1000 - 1280m

  6   2   2   1  €29,00

Fahrzeit: ca 15 Min. von Ratten

Familienschiberg St. Jakob im Walde
1000 - 1200m

  3   1   3 €20,50

Fahrzeit: ca 5 Min. von Ratten

Hauereck St. Kathrein am Hauenstein
1000 - 1300m

  1  2  2   2   1  €28,00

Fahrzeit: ca 20 Min. von Ratten

Lammeralm Skiarena
980 - 1230m

  1  2  2.4   3.7   2.2  €29,00

Fahrzeit: ca 5 Min. von Ratten

Schanz-Lift - Fischbach
1170 - 1250m

  1   0.6 €14,00

Fahrzeit: ca 25 Min. von Ratten

Stuhleck - Semmering
777 - 1774m

  4  5   18   6 €38,50

Fahrzeit: ca 25 Min. von Ratten

Zau[:ber:]g Semmering Hirschenkogel
1000 - 1360m
  1  1  1   6.5   6.5   1 €34,50