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School Ski Trip to Nassfeld


Sits on Austrian/Italian border

Average snowfall of 6-8m every winter

100hrs more sunshine than Northern Alps

Resort Information

Nassfeld is Carinthia’s largest and most modern ski resort, and is often cited as one of Austria’s best. The main mode of transport up the mountain is the Millennium Express gondola, which takes just 17 minutes to transport you to an altitude in excess of 2,000m. From this point, there are stunning views over the Austrian and Italian Alps, as well as the 110km of piste that Nassfeld has to offer. Off piste there are 14 mountain restaurants and bars, where groups can enjoy the famous Austrian hospitality and cuisine, as well as sampling delicacies from nearby Italy and Slovenia. Ideal for school ski tours, there is a great variety of après-ski activities for students to get involved in here, such as skating on Europe’s largest natural ice rink, Lake Weissensee. Not to be missed is the opportunity to try out some of the more alternative methods of transport, such as sledges, snowbikes, airboards and skifoxes!





Total Piste

110 km

Top Piste Altitude

3122 m

Longest Run

7.6 km

Transfer time to resort

17 hours from Calais

Vertical drop

1410 m



No. lifts


Snow making coverage


Snow Park


Skiing Information

Thanks to its high altitude and comprehensive snow cannon coverage, Nassfeld has a good snow record. From the top of the gondola, skiers will have access to pistes suitable for all levels of ability, as well as some great off-piste runs into Italy! The longest run in the resort is 7.6km and known as the ‘Carnia’. Every Wednesday, 2.2km of it is floodlit, giving groups the opportunity to try their hand at a bit of night-skiing. Boarders are also well catered for in Nassfeld, with two snow parks offering quarter pipes, kickers, table tops and a snow cross park, which was the venue of the 2004 Junior World Championships. There is also an excellent English-speaking ski/board school that will really help your group to progress throughout the trip.

Excellent resort and hotel.

- Howell's School Llandaff (G.D.S.T.)

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0115 9404 303

Sample Hotels

JUFA Gitschtal

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JUFA Gitschtal
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JUFA Gitschtal

The JUFA Gitschtal offer high quality accommodation in a relaxed setting. The JUFA properties are a chain of youth style accommodation that boast an excellent reputation.

The ski area in Nassfeld offers 110km's of skiing with a stunning backdrop, the resort straddles both Austria and Italy so offers an international flavour.

Breakfast and a three course evening meal are served in the main dining room. Packed lunches are provided to be taken up to the slopes.

Rooms are multi bedded for students and twin for leaders, all have en suite facilities.

Facilities Include:
Dining room
Bar for leaders
Mini Zoo
Wellness area for leaders
Ski & Boot Room
Safe at reception
Coach parking

Jugendsporthotel Leitner

Jugendsporthotel Leitner
Jugendsporthotel Leitner
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Jugendsporthotel Leitner

The Sporthotel Leitner is owned and run by Stefan Leitner who will go out of his way to make your stay memorable. The hotel has been specifically designed for school groups which can clearly be seen in the range of facilities it offers. In Tropolach you will find a supermarket, shops, restaurants and a lovely bakery.

The skiing in Nassfeld is incredible, the Millenium Express Gondola takes skiers up to 2000m. The resort straddles the Austrian Italian border so has a truly international flavour.

The hotel can accommodate 300 people, with students' rooms sleeping between 6-7 and staff rooms sleeping 2-3. All of the larger rooms are spacious and are fitted with bunk beds. All rooms have en-suite facilities including a shower, wash basins and a separate toilet.

Meals consist of a continental breakfast, packed lunch and a 3-course evening meal with salad bar.

This hotel also operates an in house ski hire to rival any sport shop. Timings for ski fit are flexible on arrival day which takes the stress out of your first evening allowing your group to relax and get ready for their first day on the slopes.

Facilities Include:
Dining room x 5
Tuck shop
Bar for leaders
Chill out room
Sports Hall x 3
Table tennis
In House Disco x 3
sauna for leaders
Ski & Boot Room
Safe at reception
Coach parking

Aprés-Ski at Nassfeld


This fantastic leisure complex offers the perfect opportunity for your group to relax and let off steam. As well as two 25m swimming pools, there is a fully-equipped wellness centre and a fun pool with a water slide, waterfall and climbing net.

ice skating steindorf

A great wintry activity to enjoy after a days' skiing is ice skating! Your students can use up any remaining energy here, ensuring they get a good night's sleep, ready to go again the next morning.

swimming villach

Relax in the pool after a long day of skiing at Kärnten Therme.