Murau is located in Styria province of Austria. This small city with 2200 citizens is located 829 meters above sea level. The city is surrounded by Lower-Tauern and Nock Mountains. With its great location, it has grown to be a popular destination for skiers and mountain hikers.
Enjoy our 40 Km long ski slopes, which offer something for both professionals and amateurs alike. You can visit us with your children as we have many activities for them. Slopes start from Rosenkranz or Kreischberg, from an altitude of over 200 meters. There are 12 ski lifts to take you up to the slopes. We offer panorama slopes for families: dino-parks, snow-slides, snow-tunnels, ghost-tunnels and sledge paths. We also offer night skiing and sledging on some days.
You can also visit our city out of the ski season, you will not be bored, guaranteed. Our most important tourist sights are the 13th century Murau Castle, the Gothic church and the Leonhard Temple. Every year in July, the European Shakespeare Days take place here, where you can watch the performances in English. Concerts and read-alouds accompany the event.
We have special holiday performances during withsun, advent and the fall. The fall performances are mainly operetts. During the summer, we can offer you an indoor pool and a natural lake to swim in.
What We Offer For The 2010/2011 Ski Season
If you wish to ski in the region around Murau, have a look at Hotel Murauerhof, offering discounted winter packages, holiday offers and new services. This hotel is located on the main square of St.Peter am Kammersberg. The packages contain the ski pass, and you can relax in the sauna of the hotel after the long and tiring skiing day. For Christmas, there is a package for 299 EURO, including a Christmas dinner and a one-time use of the Murau Swimming Pool.